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Xtra Panic?

HardOCP has a piece purportedly from a Microsoft employee explaining how the protection scheme for XP products is supposed to work. I don’t doubt they got the email, and that it came from somebody associated with Microsoft. I do have Read More

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Dawn of the Brain Dead

This is what I want from a benchmark program: 1) The ability to let me test a wide-range of programs in standalone mode. 2) The ability to let me test programs running concurrently, and, besides an overall number, give me Read More

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Tolerance, Please

Over the next few months, we’re likely to see the following fights: The adherents of the three or so DDR chipset makers on the Athlon side will be fighting it out. The long-quiescent Intel loyalists will start making noise about Read More

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Tuning A Result

Sometime soon, we’ll have representatives from all three DDR chipset makers to test. Whom would you like to win? I’ll tell you right now, from what I see, I could make any one of them beat any other. When it’s Read More