Memory speed and bandwidth convert table

2017 Update: Added DDR4 Ram.

One thing that frustrates me when I want to select parts for my possible future pc is to match the memory speeds/bandwidth. Typicaly you see them either as PC-XXXX (like PC3-16000) or in MHz (like 2000MHz), but I lose track of the different formats. So, here’s a convert table: Bandwidth Speed in MHz PC2100 266 MHz PC2700 333

Installing Ubuntu 12.04 with 2 graphic cards

Recently tried I installing Xubuntu 12.04 on one of my machines, but at some point of the installation it crashed. Or it appeared to have crashed. I’ve got 2 graphic cards in that machine, one on-board (ATI), one dedicated (NVidia), and had a hard time figuring out how to get through the install. It didn’t matter

PHP and Header redirects – Issue with ampersands

Update 08-10-2012: Apparently WordPress formatted the &’s the wrong way, so my code didn’t make any sense. That’s fixed now. For one of my websites I want to use a header redirect to external urls. I want to use a custom script because I don’t want to give those links a higher pagerank by backlinking to

The iPhone 5 is coming, is it really that good?

The new Apple iPhone is coming. With the Samsung Galaxy S3, Nokia Lumia and several other smartphones, Apple has to keep up the pace. Will they succeed? I myself am particularly not a fan of Apple. I dislike their mindset, find their use of iTunes annoying and will probably not get the iPhone myself. But that