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Embarrassing

I hate to be the one to do this, but: There’s an Anandtech memory review article out there which says among other things that 4 DIMMs are better than two. This is based on some unbuffered Sandra memory benchmarking, though Read More

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The Big Drought

Life has been very quiet in this neck of the woods the last month or so. It’s going to be that way longer in the overclocking world. A lot longer. The overclocking world works a bit differently than the rest Read More

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A New Excuse? 2348

AMDZone had the following to say about this socket 939/940 question: The 940-pin Athlon 64 will be the variety at launch. The extra one pin is required to work on the 6-layer Opteron motherboards. The 939-pin Athlon 64’s aren’t ready Read More

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Secure IDEots

The promo for the Abit IC7-MAX 3 has this rather interesting claim: For MAX3, the ABIT Engineers listened to users who were asking for information security. SecureIDE connects to your IDE hard disk and has a special decoder; without a Read More

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A Very Thin Condom

This Is Safe??? There’s a lot of blathering about how you’ll be perfectly safe with what for lack of a better name I’ll called RIAA blockers. Safe? ROTFLMAO!!!! A far more accurate description might be, “Here is a condom that Read More

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Self-Competition

Athlon64 socket numbers are starting to look like a phone number. The Inquirer has confirmation that 939-pin Athlon64s will be dual-channel. More intriguingly it also shows anticipated production for future quarters. Basically, there will be only a relative handful of Read More