Openshot Video Editor and htop

Recently I upgraded my main PC CPU from a 2 core Athlon II X2 240e to a Phenom II X3 710. The main reason why I did this even though the Athlon II X2 is clocked 200Mhz higher then the Phenom (2.6Ghz vs 2.4Ghz) is that the Phenom has a large L3 cache (6Mb for the Phenom Vs 0Mb for the Athlon X2) and an extra CPU core. The Athlon X4 was more expensive and it doesn’t have a L3 cache. Continue reading “Openshot Video Editor and htop”

Updates to Star Trek Online – Xbox

Yesterday there was a massive update to STO on the Xbox. This was a prolonged update lasting 10-12 hours. Not only did they update the game but they also updated the infrastructure. As an ex systems admin for a university I know roughly what they did and will try to explain as well as go through some of the updates to the game itself.

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