Wubba lubba dub duuuub! Rick and Mortyâs back for its fourth season, peeps â and we finally known where Rick stands on the AMD vsÂ Intel debate. Spoiler: heâs more of an AMD guy.
In the latest episode (âThe Old Man and the Seatâ), we get a glimpse at Rickâs computer system (one of his many, we assume) as he performs a procedure he describes as âreverse digestion extrapolationâ â a less scientific term to label it would be shit analysis.
In the process, Rick boots up his system, which gives us a peek at his configuration.
Okay, so here are the things we know:
- Rick uses a 128-bit AMD CPU â the QX3700+ (@7.99hz). Many have speculated the Q stands for quantum computing, but weâre yet to confirm it.
- The PC has what appears to be a 393,912.1 GB SSD NVME M.2 drive. Thatâs nearly 400 TB of space.
- It also seems to have 3,584,825,480 GB of RAM â overkill if you ask me.
- The system runs a Linux distribution, developed by Debian.
That all sounds good, but it doesnât quite makeÂ sense, as Redditors have noted.
For one, it appears Rick is running a version of Debian with a very old Linux kernel (3.2.0) â one dating back to 2012. He badly needs to install some frickinâ updates. âAlso his partitions are real weird. Itâs all Microsoft based partitions,â a Redditor says. âA Linux user would never do (this) unless they were insane since NTFS/Exfat drivers on Linux are not great.â
Youâd think a man whose car is powered by a microverse would know better.
Another interesting detail is the 128-bit technology. Now, 128-bit processors are indeed a thing, but there are no consumer-grade alternatives on the market. Of course, weâre talking about the smartest man in the universe here, so itâs not unlikely Rick got his hands on some ultra-confidential tech.
Whatever the case is, that baby runs smooth â it barely took any time to complete the shit analysis. Impressive.
Creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon have practically made pop culture references a staple ofÂ Rick and Mortyâs humor. In a true life-imitating-art fashion, these references often spill back into the real world â like that time McDonalds ran a limited campaign selling Rickâs beloved Szechuan sauce and all hell broke loose.
It remains to be seen if this is the case here, too. In other words, do Roiland and Harmon know something about AMDâs progress on quantum computing that we donât? Itâs tough to tell. Weâve reached out to AMD and will update this piece accordingly if we hear back.
This is a syndicated post. Read the original post at Source link .