Weekend tech reading: AMD shares Steamroller details

Matthew DeCarlo

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Ever since the relatively disappointing debut of AMD's Bulldozer microarchitecture, we've been curious to find out what happens next. New architectures sometimes have their share of troubles, but they often bring with them quite a bit of headroom for improvement,...

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Greg S

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So does this mean that people will be able to buy a windows 8 pro license and just get windows 7 with the same key? If so, doesn't that basically cut the price of windows 7 by more than 50%?
 

ramonsterns

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Some people just want to watch the world burn.

Here's how you stop trolling: Stop making yourself vulnerable on the internet.
 
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davislane1

@ramonsterns

You suck, and your ideas are garbage. (j/k)

In all seriousness, though, that solution is so simple and effective that it alludes most people. Putting your life up on the 'net for all to see is like preparing a buffet for every troll, wolf, and gargoyle that breathes air. It just invites trouble. The easiest way to protect yourself is to either disconnect or make your content private. Unfortunately, most people do neither.
 

ramonsterns

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@ramonsterns

You suck, and your ideas are garbage. (j/k)

In all seriousness, though, that solution is so simple and effective that it alludes most people. Putting your life up on the 'net for all to see is like preparing a buffet for every troll, wolf, and gargoyle that breathes air. It just invites trouble. The easiest way to protect yourself is to either disconnect or make your content private. Unfortunately, most people do neither.

You hurt my feelings, I'm reporting you to the authorities enjoy your time in jail with Tyrone "Bubba" Jr. Johnson, you despicable human being.
 
The idea of immersing servers in oil to keep them cool isn?t entirely new -- passionate gamers have been housing their systems in vegetable oil for years.

Not vegetable oil, mineral oil. Vegetable oil sours.
 

ramonsterns

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The idea of immersing servers in oil to keep them cool isn?t entirely new -- passionate gamers have been housing their systems in vegetable oil for years.

Not vegetable oil, mineral oil. Vegetable oil sours.

You don't understand, they're going to use the servers to fry food so they can go into the fast food industry. Just imagine for much Intel Friend Chicken and AMD Fries would sell for.
 
You don't understand, they're going to use the servers to fry food so they can go into the fast food industry. Just imagine for much Intel Friend Chicken and AMD Fries would sell for.

Obviously you don't know how the food industry operates - they would see themselves selling even better if they could advertise it as
Fortified with Mineral <tinytext>oil</tinytext>s!