August 28, 2001
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The reviews for the 2GHZ Pentium 4 are out.
posted by machaus (10 comments total)
In other news, Ford today announced a 1000 horsepower Explorer with square wheels.
posted by machaus at 6:31 AM on August 28, 2001

I've always described Windows as an Interstate highway paved with gravel...
posted by ParisParamus at 6:39 AM on August 28, 2001

Heavens, the Anandtech review actually says that you can't use clock speed to compare performance between processor families. What a shock.
posted by darukaru at 6:41 AM on August 28, 2001

They only say that because otherwise their darling Athlons would look like slugs. All hail AMD, they have finally got PC people talking about the Megahertz Myth. They have to, or Intel will slaughter them with higher clock rates.
posted by kindall at 8:01 AM on August 28, 2001

1.4 ghz athlon - $133
2.0 ghz intel - $569

wow. and their performance is about the same? god forbid intel rip us off like that.
posted by dogmatic at 8:44 AM on August 28, 2001

time for someone to finally work on memory and bus bottlenecks.
posted by physics at 8:48 AM on August 28, 2001

What, you mean you wait half an hour for some RAM, and then three come along at one?
posted by ajbattrick at 9:08 AM on August 28, 2001

Megahertz Myth

What's that grandpa? I'm only familiar with the gigahertz myth.

"In my day we had this thing called a megahertz..."
posted by skallas at 1:42 PM on August 28, 2001

What's the Megahertz Myth?

It's alliterative.
posted by kindall at 3:02 PM on August 28, 2001

Time for Micro$oft to come up with a new OS.
posted by {savg*pncl} at 6:28 PM on August 28, 2001

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