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Memory On The Margin

The consensus seems to be no recovery until 2002, and further, gradual erosion of prices until then. Problem with the forecast is that memory prices operates on the margin. Most production is sold to big OEMs at relatively stable prices,

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Marketing Over Matter

The Intel strategy for the next six-nine months is becoming clear: “You Need a PIV, Now!” MHz Matters Intel plans to make the PIV the platform of choice for all but the inveterate cheapskates (for which there is Celeron). PIVs

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How Much Of A Slump?

There’s a few articles out today which measure the slump in PC sales. You can find them here, and here. Though the numbers are a bit different, they basically say the same thing: U.S. sales have dropped a bit more

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Detailed Watercooling . . .

After trying various air cooling combinations and not getting the results I wanted, I started researching water cooling. While I was initially uneasy about putting water in my valued computer, after doing all the research I felt confident I could

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What Linux Is, And What It Isn’t

I’m an experienced Linux user, and also an experienced Windows user. I think recently there’s been a lot a unnecessary hype about Linux. I wrote the following article in the hopes that it would clear up some of the hype,

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Do We Matter? 2472

Just wanted to drop you a quick note concerning the Time/Warner Roadrunner article you published today. I can empathize my friend, but also wanted to point out that all hope should not be lost (yet). You see, I experienced a