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Vision Or Mirage

Clawhammer Delayed Another Six Months This is a bull: This is shit: Put them together and you get AMD’s announcement that Clawhammers won’t be out until September, with the whispered excuse being that it’s all Microsoft’s fault. This is an Read More

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The 2700+ Rumor

I see from forums and emails that the following is happening out there: People are taking TBreds and overclocking them. Some are seeing the initial bootup screen reporting an XP2700+. They look at something like Sandra, and it says the Read More

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Beat Me!

From a nVidia response to a Tweaktown question: TT – The cooling devices we’ve seen on GeForce FX cards are quite big and complex, why? Are you experiencing heat problems produced by the 0.13 micron process based NV30 core and Read More

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Radeon 9500 Mods

I got about thirty responses from those who tried the Radeon 9500 modification. About two-thirds reported “success,” a third reported failures. Can’t say getting a particular card from a particular place did any good; for instance, we got reported failures Read More

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Rats on a Treadmill?

I got this intelligent email from John Tumminaro. I think you might be being a bit hard on the GeForce FX card. Sure, it doesn’t show a huge amount of benefit in conventional testing, but what are the benchmarks really Read More

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How Much Is Enough?

Someone asked mw what would be a good time to buy for a major upgrade and when to buy it. This question is much harder nowadays than it was in the past. There’s a lot of good options out there, Read More