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No, anyone that contradicts Fox News is a Socialist / Communist. Get your extreme ends of the spectrum correct.
The problem with the way DSL worked with so called "naked" service is that you were still relying on the shit infrastructure that the local telco had there. 8000 feet away from the DSLAM, on a trunk that has 90% utilization making for a shitload of crosstalk interference? Too bad. All the "choices" could still only deliver the same shitty 512k service because the equipment just couldn't do better without someone putting more lines on poles.
The 1-series and 3-series did have both 2-door and 4-door versions, and this was confusing in respect to where they were going with their numbering schemes.
Thus, the 2-series and 4-series were born as the 2-door versions of the 1-series and 3-series, respectively.
Want 4 doors? Get an odd-numbered first digit. 2 doors? Even.
Oh wow, I could be e-Popular for about 20 seconds on the Internet?!
I better go spend my life looking for something that may not exist!
What's really funny, is that if they would have marketed it as a 3.5GB card, and then people started to figure out that there was really 4GB of RAM on there, they probably would have gotten better sales of the part through the hardware hack community trying to figure out how to "unlock" it.
it's the same clock. The problem is bus width. 7/8ths of the memory is on an 7x wider bus than that last 1/8th. Thus, the performance loss.
No, just the throughput which is a function of clock * bus width.
You can have all the clock rate in the world, but still get shit performance on a 32-bit bus, which is exactly the problem.
The other effect is that Nvidia gets a nice fat punitive settlement levied against them, which acts as a deterrent from doing this crap again. I think that's the point.
You just gave a nice list of reasons why Apple might want to hire some competent battery engineers.
1. Absent internal knowledge
2. Current products have far lower energy density than other possible batteries
3. All gains currently employed are from software, and that's grown to maturity with diminishing returns setting in.
Yeah, I can't possibly think why they would want to hire some Ph. Ds that know battery technology and start working their own hardware.
Pretty much every car uses fuel injection now, because it is vastly superior in every meaningful way. Carburetors persisted for a while in motorcycle engines, but fuel injection is taking over that market too.
Even corporate dinosaurs that have legacy mainframe operations that go back decades are moving to VM clustering because of the inherent advantages. When I worked for one of these dinosaurs last year, I was walking through the mainframe operations group and someone had a thing printed on the side of her cube extolling that it would take 400 x86 servers to equal their S390. Someone from the VM engineering team had taken a sharpie to it and crossed out the "400 x86 servers" and written on "10 VMware hosts".
It seems that a lot of "big iron" people don't even recognize the existence of the inherent scalability advantages that VMs provide, even though their mainframes have been doing the same thing for decades.
and by "sold" you actually mean "given to with a fat stack of cash". IBM is paying GlobalFoundries to take the semiconductor fab business from IBM.
Yeah, the x86 stack doesn't need that kind of reliability, because of the inexpensiveness of the hardware. If you need that kind of uptime, you buy 3 and put them behind a load balancing scheme. You end up with more capacity, the same reliability, and still less expense. Especially in the world of virtualized server instances.
Thank Jeebus we have those boiling oceans to make clouds then, or we'd never get any precipitation.
Clearly, YOU do not know how evaporation works.