Modern gaming systems allow you to run games not only at home, but also on the street. This is implemented by powerful gaming laptops, portable consoles and smartphones. However, enthusiasts sometimes create original solutions that no company has come up with.
A blogger named Basically Homeless recently turned his own toilet into a gaming computer, and its basic functionality was not violated. To do this, he built a backlit game system into a porcelain toilet bowl, and built a cooling fan into the top cover.
The configuration uses an Intel Core i7-12700 processor, a Z690I Unify mini-ITX motherboard, 64GB of G.Skill Trident Z5 RAM, and an Asus-made Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card. An MSI Optix monitor with a frequency of 240 Hz was placed on the wall. On this system, the author was able to play Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on a computer.
“Now I know more about plumbing than I ever thought I knew.“, – the author specified.
And earlier, another blogger leaked the console version of STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl to the network.
When the GeForce RTX 4080 and Ryzen 9 7950X3D were placed in a sneaker. Unusual computer Cooler Master Sneaker X goes on sale
More than six months after its announcement, the unusual Cooler Master Sneaker X PC sneaker is finally going on sale. Moreover, the basic version turned out to be much cheaper than previously stated, although the PC is still very expensive.
The cheapest version is the one with Core i7-13700K and RTX 4070 – they ask for $3,500. The modification with RTX 4080 and Ryzen 9 7950X3D turned out to be the most expensive. They are asking 4,700 euros for this one, but in the USA, apparently, it simply won’t be available.
The configuration also always includes at least 32 GB of RAM and a 2 TB SSD. The power supply always has a power of 850 W.
It is difficult to understand from the photo what the dimensions of the PC are, so it is worth noting that it is 650 x 305 x 650 mm.
A neuromorphic computer is being created at the Kurchatov Institute
President of the Kurchatov Institute Mikhail Kovalchuk announced that the research center is creating a neuromorphic computer – a computing machine capable of working in much the same way as the brain works. In the future, such a computer could surpass artificial intelligence.
“You don’t actually reproduce intelligence and you can’t… You take an array of data and make it so that you can simultaneously process a huge amount of data… This is, roughly speaking, artificial intelligence. These are pure electrical costs… Therefore, it is necessary to develop energy and create a neuromorphic computer, that is, a computer that will be similar to the brain… This is what we are doing at the Kurchatov Institute“- said Mikhail Kovalchuk.
There are no technical details about the project, but the president of the Kurchatov Institute touched upon the topic of regulating advanced technologies. He believes that any technology is dangerous, so state control is needed.
Raspberry Pi 5 was overclocked a day after the announcement: the performance of the single-board computer was increased by 25%
Raspberry Pi 5 was presented last Thursday, and the result of overclocking the latest version of the single-board computer has already been published. As it turns out, you can squeeze an additional 25% performance out of the Broadcom BCM2712 SoC.
It should be noted right away that the experiment was carried out with an optional cooling system called Active Cooler (price – only $5). It consists of a low-profile aluminum radiator and a small fan. Obviously, without its use, such a result would hardly have been achieved.
As a result of the experiment, the CPU frequency was raised by 600 MHz – up to 3.0 GHz. The frequency of the VideoCore VII GPU was increased by 300 MHz – up to 1.1 GHz. After this, the computer ran the Stressberry test for five minutes without any problems. In the stress test, the consumption was 10 W, the temperature was 69-74 ° C. In standby mode, consumption decreased to 3 W, temperature – to 46 ° C.
The performance increase was recorded in the Sysbench application: the single-threaded test result was 3423 points, the multi-threaded test was 13681 points. Both results are 25% higher than the regular version of Raspberry Pi 5, and almost twice as high as Raspberry Pi 4.
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