Weekend tech reading: Haswell to be Intel's last swappable CPUs?

By Matthew ยท 4 replies
Nov 25, 2012
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  1. As personal computers become smaller, their flexibility is decreasing. According to a media report starting from code-named Broadwell generation of processors, Intel Corp. will only offer mainstream desktop chips in BGA packaging, which will eliminate upgrade options as well as...

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  2. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 3,000   +1,319

    I think the whole island thing is obvious. a rise in the sea levels in that area, or the erosion of this "sandy (hint hint) island."
  3. howzz1854

    howzz1854 TS Evangelist Posts: 611   +94

    This is stupid... how much e-waste are we going to create in 2014. it's not like there isn't already enough e-waste being dumped at third world country that comes with the price of major health issues.
  4. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,264

    Some people seem to be making use of it !

    The first world have been in love with the idea of designed obsolescence and retail therapy for longer than I care to remember. Not content with turning religious holidays into sales opportunities, some countries also have to invent consumer festivities (e.g. Black Friday sales and the like)...somehow I don't see the shopping habits changing.
  5. misor

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,285   +242

    unless the story futurama foretold about humanity sending garbage into space and many years later the garbage came back. :)
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