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A Tip On Socket 939

In the next few days, we will see socket 939 systems being benchmarked, most of the time against socket 754 systems. There’s something one ought to keep in mind when looking at the numbers. There are two key differences between Read More

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Dear Chris

Chris Tom at AMD Zone is not happy with me. The blurb contains one charge, and a number of complaints. Let’s deal with them in that order. Not Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due Part of the article says, “. Read More

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Dothan Desktops??

More than a few of you have wondered out loud in emails about Dothans possibly being the next Great Blue Hope while PressHot stays, well, hot. A few manufacturers seem to be having the same thought, just for one example, Read More

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Socket 900?

This place says that AMD is trying out a 90nm CPU that uses a different socket, socket 900. The code name of the chip, Toledo, is one that has been on AMD roadmaps for introduction sometime the second half of Read More

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Too Little, Too Late

Rolling Stone said this about the recent DVD release of “Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”: “The only thing wrong with this bonus-packed two-disc presentation is that we all know a bigger DVD set, loaded with more Read More

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Music Down, Video Up

The June issue of Wired Magazine (print edition, not available online yet) had a very interesting graph (page 148) in its newest edition. It showed total P2P traffic as measured in bytes (well, actually, thousand of terabytes). The good news Read More

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What Is Missing?

If you’re reading this, odds are you’re in the habit of reading computer hardware websites. Odds are, you read more a few computer hardware websites. We have a simple question for you. What are you NOT getting from these sites Read More