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Forum: News 21 Sep 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,817
Posted By Scotteq
Thank You for posting this :)

Thank You for posting this :)
Forum: News 27 Aug 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4,133
Posted By Scotteq
Presumably, the above was aimed at me. ...

Presumably, the above was aimed at me.



This is backwards, and therefore incorrect.

AMD did not figure out a way to magically execute a thread on more than one core. What AMD did is to...
Forum: News 24 Aug 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By Scotteq
Meh - "Growth Percentage" stories are basically...

Meh - "Growth Percentage" stories are basically worthless. And this one, like nearly all, doesn't provide any perspective on where the players were to begin with. So it's impossible to make any...
Forum: News 24 Aug 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4,133
Posted By Scotteq
Well.. Since the NetBurst days, the focus has...

Well.. Since the NetBurst days, the focus has shifted to IPC (Instructions Per Clock) rather than raw clock speed because there are physical limits to how fast/hot you can reliably make a piece of...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,325
Posted By Scotteq
Presuming the readings you are getting are...

Presuming the readings you are getting are accurate...

i7's can run a little warm, and in my somewhat limited experience with this processor those temps are something like ten degrees on the high...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 36
Views: 5,300
Posted By Scotteq
Hi Guys! I'm Scott, and I'm an Overclocker. ...

Hi Guys!

I'm Scott, and I'm an Overclocker.

< Hi Scott! >


As pointed out, it's the act/art of telling your components that they're faster than they're actually supposed to go. Just that...
Forum: News 28 Jul 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,630
Posted By Scotteq
If you read the slides shown in the original...

If you read the slides shown in the original article, they show that some versions will be overclockable and others won't.
Forum: News 28 Jul 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,107
Posted By Scotteq
It's True: The ruling gives nVidia a 'Cease and...

It's True: The ruling gives nVidia a 'Cease and Desist' order because they weren't paying Rambus royalties on what ended up being judged as Rambus' Intellectual Property. The end result will...
Forum: News 28 Jul 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By Scotteq
...and One Key To Rule Them All :eek:

...and One Key To Rule Them All :eek:
Forum: News 28 Jul 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,630
Posted By Scotteq
I don't think it's a big deal at all: If you...

I don't think it's a big deal at all: If you want to Overclock, then simply buy CPU/Chipsets that *do*.

Seriously: Sandy Bridge is supposed to have an Integrated graphics core, and (just like...
Forum: News 20 Jul 2010
Replies: 61
Views: 5,002
Posted By Scotteq
In other news: The Windows 8 forum has been...

In other news: The Windows 8 forum has been renamed to Windows восемь :eek:
Forum: Chillout Room 01 Jul 2010
Replies: 54
Views: 2,932
Posted By Scotteq
It's correct, Kari - just *very* old usage. ...

It's correct, Kari - just *very* old usage. Meaning people spoke English like that a few hundred years ago.

Today we usually just 'have breakfast'.
Forum: Chillout Room 30 Jun 2010
Replies: 54
Views: 2,932
Posted By Scotteq
Speaking as a former ESL instructor... For what...

Speaking as a former ESL instructor... For what it's worth the various dialects of Chinese are supposed to be the most difficult for non native/western speakers to learn. Chinese is a "Tone"...
Forum: News 10 Jun 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 2,704
Posted By Scotteq
Healthcare Reform in the US?

Healthcare Reform in the US?
Forum: Chillout Room 11 May 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,969
Posted By Scotteq
Moore's Law is in regards to the Transistor...

Moore's Law is in regards to the Transistor Density which can be economically put into a semiconductor. Clock speeds are not a part of this rule.
Forum: Chillout Room 10 May 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,969
Posted By Scotteq
Why is a story from July of 2000 news? :confused:...

Why is a story from July of 2000 news? :confused: Seriously. This is a Ten Year Old article.


We already learned that as you increase clock speeds the voltage/heat increases. Not to mention...
Forum: Chillout Room 04 May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By Scotteq
It depends. If it were my money, I'd skip...

It depends.


If it were my money, I'd skip a lappy entirely and just build a desktop PC. While I appreciate the convenience of bringing a laptop with you, I have no personal need and also...
Forum: Chillout Room 04 May 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By Scotteq
It's Official - XP really *is* dead

Dogbert says so: Dilbert comic strip for 05/04/2010 from the official Dilbert comic strips archive. (http://www.dilbert.com/strips/comic/2010-05-04/)
Forum: News 04 May 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By Scotteq
Yah - XP 64 gained - Keep in mind that Steam's...

Yah - XP 64 gained - Keep in mind that Steam's environment is all Gamers. And while 64 bit may be "The Way Forward" to support heavier desktop configurations, not all of them will be comfortable...
Forum: News 04 May 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By Scotteq
While it's now true that most OEMs are defaulting...

While it's now true that most OEMs are defaulting to Win 7 x64 on all but their cheapest boxes. I'd still hesitate to draw conclusions from these results and call it applicable to the overall...
Forum: News 04 May 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,049
Posted By Scotteq
Ah, yes.... A Security research company who has...

Ah, yes.... A Security research company who has decided to make their own OS is taking a shot at Windows and OSX from a security standpoint. Yet "..in the future it might also run windows apps..."
...
Forum: Chillout Room 30 Apr 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,374
Posted By Scotteq
Heh... In my little mind, "Sports Car" =/=...

Heh... In my little mind, "Sports Car" =/= "NASCAR"

Though in NASCAR's defense, they do turn right... twice a year...
Forum: Chillout Room 28 Apr 2010
Replies: 34
Views: 2,733
Posted By Scotteq
I had some of the parts on hand, and moved my...

I had some of the parts on hand, and moved my monitors from the older rig to the new... Into this one around US $2500, or thereabouts. I try not to dwell on it, to be terribly honest.


Intel...
Forum: Chillout Room 28 Apr 2010
Replies: 1,959
Views: 162,834
Posted By Scotteq
Follow on joke: Definition of "Mass...

Follow on joke:


Definition of "Mass Confusion" in South London??
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 27,615
Posted By Scotteq
In a computer all bytes in the memory system need...

In a computer all bytes in the memory system need a unique name. This is called an address. For example, if you have 2 GB of main memory, then there are 2147483648 bytes of RAM in your machine, each...
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