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Who Is On TOPP?

AMD now has a webpage which shows Opteron MTOPP scores. Some explanation of this is in order. The MTOPP is not a benchmark. It is a calculation of theoretical performance the U.S. Commerce Department makes to figure out whether or Read More

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Carbon Black Thermal Pastes

This article is a slightly edited version of the article found at ZZZ Online Reissued on this website by request and permission of the author. The website is dedicated to talking about all kinds of bleeding-edge technology, computer and otherwise. Read More

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New P2P Policy

Oops, There I Go Again I know, some of you are probably saying, “More of this P2P sh#&?” Yeah, I understand how you feel. Yeah, I even get tired of writing them, so I guess you can get tired of Read More

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Secrets For Sale

Here’s a type of link you don’t see every day. Basically it’s a company that says, “We’ll tell you just about everything you’d ever want to know about the Opteron processor in our report,” no doubt for a very hefty Read More

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Being Fair

Why Do You Say What You Say? People often ask me my motives. That’s fine, though frustrating. I must admit, it’s annoying when you write an article saying, “I think this, and here are eighteen reasons why,” and people write Read More

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AMD Price "Cut"

AMD “cut” prices yesterday, but those of us around a while know they are three kinds of AMD price cuts. There are AMD price cuts that actually cut prices at the time of the cuts, but those are very rare. Read More

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Acceptable Losses

We have a calculation in print that it would take the RIAA over 2,000 years to sue each and every P2Per. There’s a few problems with this. First, the RIAA isn’t going after file downloaders; they’re going after file fencers. Read More

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Help Or Yelp?

Mainstream media is beginning to report on the RIAA subpoenas. The New York Times has an article today about it. Within weeks, many, probably most of those subpoenaed will get a little letter. Then it will be truly “put up Read More