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How To Build A SuperComputer Cheaply For Yourself Using Sony PS3 Consoles and Linux

ps3At Less than a 10th the cost per GFlop of the $2500 supercomputer,
You can build a Super Computer for yourself right in your very home by just using 8 PS3 Consoles, Linux, a Gigabit Ethernet switch and your favorite health drink & gravity modifying codes and you’re doing real geeky science. On a Sony PS3.

You Think If I am Kidding or Fooling You…No I Am Not!!!, Do You Think It’s possible to really build a supercomputer cheaply using only PS3 and Linux??? has anyone created his own supercomputer using PS3???

Yes he has, & that person is – Dr Gaurav Khanna an Astrophysicist with the Cluster Workshop. (that’s a early stage distributed computation working group with The University of Massachusetts (Dartmouth).

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Modern Warfare 2 is the Most Pirated Game of 2009

Call of Duty – Modern Warfare 2 becomes the Most Pirated Game of the Year 2009 with an estimated 4,100,000 downloads within only 2 months after it’s release. according to TorrentFreak.

Provided these numbers are indeed accurate, Activision has potentially lost more than $245 million in sales on the PC version alone.

The Sims 3, Prototype, Need for Speed Shift, and Street Fighter IV help round off the top five for the year, all of which appeared on the PC platform.

New Super Mario Bros. Wii was the highest downloaded Wii title with 1,150,000 downloads.

The report notes the total download figures for this year double that of last year’s numbers, and that PC remains to be the target for torrent downloads, with more than three times that of the Wii and Xbox 360.