My wonderful cat Leonal passed away this morning at 09.15. He had most likely FIP virus disease, the wet version. He was always happy to see me and will be missed so much. It is like losing a child, hurts so very much but I’ll get through it.
Here I build a Mini-ITX PC to my mum. It will replace a Shuttle XPC with a Pentium D and 1GB memory. My goal was to make it very pretty, and very high quality. That is, a solid feel, competely quiet and fast. Like an Apple product or a Microsoft Surface RT. There are so many cheap and low quality PCs out there. So I spent months scouring the internet for a good quality Mini-ITX case.
I bought a Seagate Cheetah 600GB ST3600057SS SAS hard drive and it has a problem with file transfers. I have tested it on three different PCs and three different SAS Controllers. Transfer rate with a Seagate Cheetah 15.7k and a WD VelociRaptor 600GB is initially fast, 80-100MB/s, but later it slows down to 10MB/s and stays there.
- Good to see that intelligence is alive and well in the post-nuclear world.
- Ha! And it’s kicking around inside the body of a 70-year-old man! Continue reading
These fotos were taken during the day, with flash to make the water drops more shiny!
I have created an image from the Microsoft’s whole product portfolio in one image silverlight presentation. Now you can download and view it offline, in your favourite image viewer (mine is FastStone Image Viewer)