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Rat Poison and Radeons

A long time ago, I was in some sort of training class that had something to do with working as a team, and we were given this hypothetical problem to solve. It involved people getting sick, some quite seriously, from Read More

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Catalyst 3.8 Drivers . . .

There are those who believe that ATI’s Catalyst 3.8 drivers are blowing up their equipment. Here’s some threads from various forums on the subject: Short-Media Forums (describes what the problem appears to be and provides links to 3.7 Catalyst drivers). Read More

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More On Prescott . . .

XBit Labs has a piece on Prescott generation processors. Two initially contradictory quotes from the article: “The issue is not with 90nm yields. I cannot say they are as good as the 0.13 micron process, but they are good. Intel Read More

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The Year of UD . . .

Like Intel, AMD benefitted from more sales and a somewhat better selling price last quarter. The company as a whole essentially broke even, the CPU sector a little above, the rest of the company a bit more below. It is Read More

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Intel Shifting . . .

Quietly Making Money In the pricing wars, there was a ceasefire this quarter. Intel and AMD pretty much left each other alone. That combined with a bigger than seasonally usual upsurge in CPU sales gave both of them much better Read More