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DDR

Here’s where we stand: In general: Good points: Now reasonably cost-effective for new systems with current Crucial DDR pricing. Offers somewhat more performance than current SDRAM system, generally more so for games. Bad points: Potential performance gains are not big Read More

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Sales Next Week

The four-letter word is “bias.” If you define a four-letter word as a brainless insult, “bias” is a great four-letter word. It’s meant to be a show-stopper slur, an end to discussion. Best of all, it can be used in Read More

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Your MSI Results

I’m looking at these numbers, and in one way, they make sense, in others, they don’t at all. With one exception, the scores I got were from “unfixed” boards, which MSI apparently is saying is the shipping version. Certainly, the Read More

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Stock Prognosis

You read comments some allegedly informed members of the mass media have made about the CPU companies, you’d think they’d be breaking into “Happy Days Are Here Again.” The real news is that Intel’s going to have a horrible 2001, Read More

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A Few More Pebbles

From Goliath: “After the posting of our first review last week there was a minor VIA-friendly website that did not want to believe the truth, foolhardy attacking us as well as Anand, who had come to a similar conclusion.” If Read More

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No Rush

Unfortunately, it looks like too many people are too busy choosing sides and not thinking. AMD760 enthusiasts apparently want you to believe that all Via boards are going to be losers. We don’t know that yet. What we do know Read More