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I Would Buy

Many of our readers are the “go-to” people when friends set out to buy a new PC. I recently was asked by a friend on what to buy now that her three year old PC gave up the ghost, and Read More

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PenWin? . . . 2396

After all the benchmarking of the Penryn, you can say the following: 1) Running stock, a Penryn is a little better than the equivalent C2D. 2) Overclocked, a Penryn is somewhat better than the equivalent C2D. 3) The only real Read More

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PenWin? . . .

After all the benchmarking of the Penryn, you can say the following: 1) Running stock, a Penryn is a little better than the equivalent C2D. 2) Overclocked, a Penryn is somewhat better than the equivalent C2D. 3) The only real Read More

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Benching Barcelona . . .

We finally have someone testing a Barcelona. While this is definitely still a work in progress, I figured you might want to watch the work progressing. 🙂 There’s some SuperPi scores, and while they’re somewhat better clock-for-clock than X2s or Read More

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Penryn Overclocking . . .

Penryns are beginning to show up at XtremeSystems Forums. Here’s what one person is getting with an air-cooled quad. These are pretty impressive results: almost 4.4GHz with 1.36V, almost 4.7GHz with 1.488V. Odds are the lower-end production units won’t do Read More

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The Other P2P . . .

During this whole P2P Era, I always wondered, “Why doesn’t the RIAA and MPAA and the BSA ever bother with newsgroups?” After all, you can find pretty much the same things there you can on a P2P network. Well, the Read More