After reading how processors use pipelines (from various articles: wikipedia, SU, and other places), I'm a bit confused on certain parts of what I've read, so I would just like to share what I've come ...
This afternoon, I used the tuneup test from the catalyst vision engine control center. It started and my fan was gaining speed, getting to 5000 RPM before my PC instantly shut down. Wondering what ...
How do the cores in an AMD Bulldozer module compare to Intel HTT virtual cores and two separate cores, in terms of multitasking performance?
This question is basically an extension of Hyper-Threading and Dual-Core, What's the Difference? The Bulldozer-based AMD FX processors are marketed as having four, six, or eight cores, but ...
I've noticed a bit of a performance issue with some WD RE4 drives I'm using under AMD's hardware RAID solution. First a bit of background: Environment: Windows 7 home premium x64 HDD's: 3x 1TB WD ...
I discovered today that having AMD Cool n Quiet enabled in my BIOS appears to be slowing down my Windows XP SP2 system by about 29% on memory & CPU intensive workloads. I was wondering if (a) ...
I recently rebuilt my 5 year old computer. I upgraded all core components, in particular from an Athlon 64 X2 4600+ at 2.4 GHz with DDR2 800 to a Phenom II 965 BE (quad core) at 3.6 GHz with DDR3 1333 ...