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Where Do Single Cores Go?

Both AMD and Intel plan to make dual cores mainstream once their 65nm fabs get on stream. This does not mean they’re going to stop selling single-cores, though. For those who are skeptical that they really need to see double Read More

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Evolution and Missing Links

I don’t care what Intel says, these new processors are spiffied up, die-shrunk Pentium Ms. Just like Hammers are basically Athlon XPs with a memory controller, these chips are Pentium Ms with desktop features attached. The only people who are Read More

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mCubed FanAmp

SUMMARY: A useful accessory for temperature controlling 12 volt devices. The good guys at mCubed were nice enough to send a sample of their FanAmp to try out. The FanAmp is a separate power supply for 12 volt devices, such Read More

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DisplayPort

There’s a new video standard coming. It’s called DisplayPort. There’s been a few comments elsewhere about some of the features on this, most notably its ability to accommodate DRM standards, but there is a more fundamental change which hasn’t gotten Read More