Motherboards


  • Lessons Of A Lifetime
    Most often, people win a lifetime achievement award at the end of their careers. The honor serves more as a retrospect of past glories rather than a harbinger of great things to come. Not so with Bruce Geier.
  • AMD Moves To Capitalize On Montevina Delay
    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. showcased its new notebook platform at the Computex show in Taipei, Taiwan, and this month announced the availability of a new dual-core Turion mobile processor and a new 7-series chipset optimized for mobility as part of the product launch code-named Puma.
  • Controller Pairs Price, Performance
    Despite advancements in standardization and the abundance of compatible components, building gaming and high-end graphics workstations still requires finesse. To achieve the best results, there must be a balance between price and performance, and not all RAID controller vendors square the two as well as HighPoint Technologies Inc., Milpitas, Calif., does.
  • A Windows 7 Wish List
    Microsoft isn't offering up many details on what it will include in Windows 7. Here are some suggestions, though.
  • TechBuilder Recipe: Living in a Virtual (Linux) World
    There are good reasons for removing a Linux distro entirely and doing a clean install. For testing and evaluation purposes, however, it's helpful to have multiple systems available simultaneously for comparison. This is where virtual machines come in handy.
  • AMD Prowls For Notebook Wins With Puma
    Advanced Micro Devices launches dual-core Turion X2 Ultra, new chipset, graphics at Computex as part of next-gen mobile platform, as Intel clarifies details on delays to its own Montevina launch.
  • VIA: We Welcome Our New Atom Overlords
    Taiwanese company says it's happy to play second banana to Intel as the chip giant's new low-power brand expands market for MIDs and other small form factors.
  • Intel Delays New Mobile Chips, Chipsets
    Full release of Montevina, Intel's next-gen Centrino notebook platform, is pushed back from early June to early August though some parts will be available on July 14.
  • Phenom Triple-Core Processors Get To Builders
    AMD makes available three new Phenom triple-core desktop processors as part of its packaging of high-definition computing platforms aimed at both enthusiasts and mainstream media users.
  • ShadowRAM: May 26, 2008
    The channel eagerly watched the season finale of "American Idol" last Wednesday to see if David Archuleta, the son of one of their own, could grab a victory in the popular singing contest. Unfortunately, it wasn't to be. Archuleta earned nearly 43 million votes, but that wasn't enough to overcome rival David Cook for the title. David Archuleta is the 17-year-old son of Jeff Archuleta, owner of Arch Consulting Group, a VAR in Salt Lake City.
  • Don't Hold HP To A Double Standard
    I don't hear VARs screaming about IBM Global Services. People applaud IBM for its success, so why wouldn't the same hold true for HP?
  • AMD Shakes Things Up
    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. was a busy chip maker in recent weeks, announcing a major update to its road map and a shake-up of top executives to go along with the creation of a new engineering division.
  • Singing Up A Storm
    Son of the channel David Archuleta came close but missed the top spot on the "American Idol" singing competition.

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