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It is all over for teh US, Osama has won? The pitfalls of the US SS (Homeland security) by Jan Panteltje
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/22/opinion/22FRIE.html So, had some time while the processor usage is over 100% and I just have to wait (oops finished now) for the processing. So I started reading CNN, and was happy to see that at least SOME people see what I noticed earlier, see above...
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May 21st 04 06:56 AM
by George Macdonald Go to last post
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Why Pentium? by Talal Itani
Hello, I am in the market for a good computer, with a dual-core CPU. I keep reading that Athlon is better than Pentium, Athlon is faster than Pentium, and Athlon is lower priced than Pentium. But if that is the case, why do most businesses have Pentium based PCs and not Athlon based PCs?...
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July 27th 06 11:10 PM
by Miske Go to last post
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New Itanium chips cost just $744 by Yousuf Khan
The new low-cost, low-power "Deerfield" Itanium 2 chips released today are the cheapest in the Itanium family ever. The 1.0Ghz costs $744, while the 1.4Ghz costs $1172: http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=75&ncid=75&e=2&u=/nf/20030908/tc_nf/22235 Yousuf Khan
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November 13th 03 10:58 PM
by bill davidsen Go to last post
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AMD to leave x86 behind? by YKhan
No real details here, just a "stay tuned" message, but that should be enough to start wild speculations running. "One strategic path that will knock you for a loop, and which I'll detail soon, is AMD's coming escape from the confines of Intel's x86 instruction set. To this point, AMD has resisted...
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January 7th 06 04:03 PM
by Andy Glew Go to last post
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Interesting read about upcoming K9 processors by Yousuf Khan
http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20040726PR202.html This interview with Tyan president Symon Chang provided the following quotes: "Around 2006, when the market moves to AMD's next generation of chips, you will be able to go over 8-way. What I mean is that with eight sockets, and dual cores, you...
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August 23rd 04 11:25 PM
by Nate Edel Go to last post
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Seagate buys Maxtor by YKhan
Seagate gets Maxtor - vnunet.com http://www.vnunet.com/crn/news/2147829/seagate-gets-maxtor Storage vendor Seagate has entered into an agreement to aquire rival vendor Maxtor in an all stock transaction. The agreement has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies...
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January 5th 06 03:35 AM
by tony Go to last post
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65nm news from Intel by Yousuf Khan
http://www.reuters.com/locales/c_newsArticle.jsp?type=technologyNews&localeKey=en_IN&storyID=6098883 Yousuf Khan
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October 9th 04 11:36 PM
by Eugene Miya Go to last post
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4.0Ghz P4 now officially cancelled by Yousuf Khan
Will now concentrate on 2MB L2 caches instead. http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=19089 Yousuf Khan -- Humans: contact me at ykhan at rogers dot com Spambots: just reply to this email address ;-)
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November 5th 04 08:22 PM
by Tony Hill Go to last post
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Intel strikes back with a parallel x86 design by Jim Brooks
Signs and portents as JMS would say. Stevel Jobs does a 180' and enthusiastically becomes Intel's bedfellow on the basis of a compelling roadmap. That roadmap has to be pretty darned interesting. Intel claims they aren't developing Hyperthreading anymore. But Intel now knows all the issues...
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October 28th 05 02:34 AM
by keith Go to last post
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photonic x86 CPU design by Nathan Bates
A rumor is that yet another x86 startup company (as in Cyrix) has opened shop on Freedom Circle (which by no coincidence, is next-door to Transmeta). Dozens of tech companies tried to compete in the x86 arena and all failed (including AMD in terms of profitability). The twist is that this x86 CPU...
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December 30th 05 06:07 PM
by Eric Go to last post
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Is Itanium the first 64-bit casualty? by Yousuf Khan
Interesting reading here, and very common-sense. Itanium may be the next casualty in the 64-bit wars, when Itanium was the one that caused the 64-bit wars to start in the first place. http://www.infoworld.com/article/04/06/25/26enterwin_1.html Yousuf Khan -- Humans: contact me at ykhan at rogers...
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August 24th 04 08:43 AM
by Tom Payne Go to last post
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Advantages of Parallel Hz by Radium[_2_]
Hi: Below is an example of "parallel Hz" http://img56.imageshack.us/img56/2427/clocksignalexample8is.gif If each clock signal is 1 Hz, and you have a billion of them, staggered such that every 1ns part of the CPU can start, and finish, an instruction - making the effective 'clock rate' 1 GHz.
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May 24th 07 06:30 AM
by Invalid Go to last post
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AMD has the answer for Intel by Tony Hill
On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 13:39:39 -0500, Ed wrote: Fast forward a decade or two, and some might say Intel is one bit short of a byte. Itanium, its 64-bit processor, is selling slowly however you count it. Like all chip manufacturers, Intel does not give out its own figures, but...
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October 17th 03 04:34 PM
by chrisv Go to last post
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Microsoft shortens Windows name by Yousuf Khan
The previously named Windows XP and 2003 "64-bit edition for 64-bit extended systems" has now just been shorted to "for X64". Eg. Windows XP Pro for X64 or Windows Server 2003 for X64. Looks like Microsoft has decided on X64 as the universal moniker for all X86-64 marketing names. Yousuf...
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September 24th 04 04:38 AM
by keith Go to last post
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AMD Sempron ships by Yousuf Khan
Looks like AMD has taken the wraps off of its budget Sempron line a few days early. http://www.internetnews.com/ent-news/article.php/3387051 There are two distinct lines of Semprons, several K7-based Socket A and a K8-based Socket 754. The K8 Semprons have their 64-bit capabilities disabled. The...
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September 8th 04 04:57 PM
by chrisv Go to last post
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Intel drops HyperThreading by YKhan
http://www.pcplus.co.uk/news/default.asp?pagetypeid=2&articleid=37096&subsectionid=360
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September 15th 05 09:25 PM
by George Macdonald Go to last post
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Using photonics for real-time processing. by Radium[_2_]
On May 22, 6:40 pm, MooseFET wrote in http://groups.google.com/group/alt.comp.hardware.homebuilt/msg/faea8c19d1bcc8d0?hl=en& : On May 22, 3:47 pm, Radium wrote: On May 13, 9:14 am, MooseFET wrote:
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June 4th 07 01:37 PM
by Michael A. Terrell Go to last post
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Ok, Who's got the virus? by Keith R. Williams
Somone on .chips has a virus and has been sending it out at a prodigious rate. I just received a warning from someone (sans virus) with an address list that looks like a who's who of ..chips. I'm getting hit about once a minute. The virus is about 150K so that's a lot of crap! ...and that's...
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October 9th 03 05:48 AM
by Tony Hill Go to last post
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Intel found to be abusing market power in Japan by chrisv
http://www.reed-electronics.com/electronicnews/article/CA509320?nid=2019 quote Specifically, the JFTC found that one manufacturer was forced to agree to buy 100 percent of its CPUs from Intel; another manufacturer was forced to curtail its non-Intel purchases to 10 percent or less;...
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March 26th 05 07:57 AM
by Yousuf Khan Go to last post
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AMD sues Intel (antitrust) by YKhan
As previously predicted here, the AMD has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Intel in a Delaware court. EETimes.com - AMD claims Intel used coercion in antitrust suit http://www.eetimes.com/news/latest/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=164903291 AMD sues Intel, the...
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August 2nd 05 08:34 PM
by George Macdonald Go to last post
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