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Web browser benchmarks: Firefox vs. Waterfox vs. Pale Moon vs. Chromium vs. Chrome

I was curious how some browser perform and what kind of web browser benchmarks were available, so I ran Kraken, SunSpider, HTML5, JetStream, Octane 2.0 and Acid3 on Firefox, Waterfox, Pale Moon, Chromium and Chrome. Here are the results with my rig 2600k @ 4.4Ghz, 16GB RAM, Samsung 840 EVO SSD. Kraken & Sunspider ->… Read more Web browser benchmarks: Firefox vs. Waterfox vs. Pale Moon vs. Chromium vs. Chrome

Streaming made easy with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software)!

A little while back I began streaming my gameplay sessions because I didn’t always want to record, encode, upload. I’m a lazy bum, I admit. While searching the internet, I found a couple applications that allow streaming to sites like Twitch.tv, Youtube, Justin.tv, etc. However most of them are not worth mentioning but a single… Read more Streaming made easy with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software)!

Enhance your CCleaner with CCEnhancer beyond your wildest imagination!

Pretty sure CCleaner is an all-time favorite tool for many of you folks. What perhaps most of you might not know however is that there’s an itty bitty tool that enhances CCleaner even more! It’s called CCEnhancer. This tool downloads an up-to-date kept list called “winapp2.ini”. In this list there are other applications defined that… Read more Enhance your CCleaner with CCEnhancer beyond your wildest imagination!

VirtualDub: Use ffdshow filters (resize, sharpen, watermark) in VirtualDub

In the guides here and here I talk about using the VirtualDub internal filters, namely the resize and sharpen filters. But you can also use external filters. I use the ffdshow filters. What is ffdshow, you ask? Here’s the quote from the ffdshow sourceforge page ffdshow tryouts is a DirectShow and Video for Windows codec… Read more VirtualDub: Use ffdshow filters (resize, sharpen, watermark) in VirtualDub

VirtualDub: How to prevent asynchronous sound

According to some comments from here, here and in some of the Emails I get people sometime experience asynchronous sound. As I have speculated here, this is most likely due the CPU being overwhelmed with the whole encoding process. Let me try to explain, and bear in mind, this is just speculation based on nothing… Read more VirtualDub: How to prevent asynchronous sound