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How Much Does Dell Matter? . . .

Some observations about Dell initiating mainstream AMD sales. 1) It’s been somewhere between six-to-nine months since Dell told its manufacturing partners to start getting ready to build some AMD machines for them. Knowing what we know now, it looks like Read More

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Guerilla Marketing? . . .

Here’s a post from the Xtremesystem’s forum detailing someone getting a quad-core Kentsfield up to 4.75GHz. Granted, this was with LN2 and all that, so this isn’t something that’s going to have a direct bearing on you. But have you Read More

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Conroe Pricing Update. . .

This week has brought some cautiously good news to the Conroe pricing front. First, the lower-end Conroes are showing up and prices, while still a bit higher than usual, aren’t too horrendously inflated. For instance, Zipzoomfly has the E6300 available Read More

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The Next 25 Years . . .

It has been twenty-five years since IBM launched the IBM PC, and anyone who doesn’t think that the PC (along with its companion, the Internet) hasn’t been one of the top five historical events in the last 25 years is Read More