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Election Day. . . 2233

Warning: Highly Insulting This piece uses terms like “lamer” and “loser” a lot. If nobody can tell you anything, just click the “Back” button. Do I do this just to get my jollies? Of course not. I’m calling people lamers

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Doom III Alpha: Ignore It. . .

I don’t mean “ignore it” in the sense of not downloading it. A wise general never gives an order he knows his troops won’t obey. 🙂 I mean “ignore it” in the sense that from a hardware perspective, you shouldn’t

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A Price Clunk. . .

Intel will cut prices November 10. You can see a chart of those price cuts here. This isn’t going to mean too much on the Intel side because C1 steppings haven’t filtered down to the cheaper Northwoods, and this price

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Contingent Power. . . 2335

I got some complaints after writing this piece about hyperthreading. To quote one: “Many applications are written single threaded and will by themselves not see increased results from a hyperthreaded processor. But as soon as you run two applications (like

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Contingent Power. . .

A few people are starting to say that the C1 steppings aren’t very good. I think this is a matter of unrealistic expectations and unwise overclocking purchase decisions than anything else, so I want to make clear what you can