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I Know What You Did Last CPU . . .

This journalist-type fellow says that Intel can determine if you’ve overclocked and deny your warranty. This AMD-exec-type fellow says that AMD can determine if you’ve overclocked and deny your warranty, too, though. It’s not clear whether AMD can do this Read More

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Linux Power

Countervailing Power “Countervailing power is the theory of political modification of markets, formulated by American economist JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH. In the classic liberal economy, goods and services are provided and prices set by free bargaining. Modern economies give massive powers Read More

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My SFF DIY PCs

With the constant talk of global warming and rising price of energy, I really think the smaller, more energy friendly PCs are going to become more popular. I actually built one from scratch for a work PC to replace a Read More

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OK, A Near-Miss . . .

We openly wondered the other day, whether AMD was going to miss the boat responding to Santa Clara. Well, they did kinda announced a response. The key phrase is that these new notebooks “will be available later this quarter in Read More

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AM3 Is Not AM3 . . .

From here: AMD suggests Deneb will be the first processor on the new AM3 socket. Previous AMD documentation indicated that AM2 and AM3 would be forward/backward compatible — yet AMD engineers claim the AM3 alluded to in 2006 is not Read More