Hard as it is to believe, people are still buying what AMD calls “the MHz myth.” You might think AMD has been stretching it a little lately, but what they say is essentially true. To keep this really simple: Until
Intel just announced a new stepping for the PIV. You can see the details here. It will get a new CPUID: 15-2-9 as opposed to the C-1 15-2-7. The Intel notice covers the speed range for 2GHz to 3.06GHz. It’s
A number of people asked me to comment about these items, so I shall. A little while back, Intel expressed the opinion that the desktop market as a whole had no pressing need for 64-bit processing. We thought about it
There are just some advances that just don’t matter to overclockers. And sometimes, being advance men gives us an insight into why a company does what it does. Such is the announcement that AMD will have a 200MHz Barton in
I have a little bit of a problem, and I suspect others run into this, too. There’s a Joe Sixpack acquaintance of mine. A number of months ago, he said he was thinking about buying a computer during the summer.
I’ve gotten many responses on how to tell someone his computer isn’t very good. Many of them of very clever and funny, and we’ll put them up in a couple days. There was a fairly common theme expressed in them,