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Comment: Re:Finally a replacement (Score 3, Interesting) 166 166

This.

I have a FX-8350 too. Given how much the the cores sit around idling at less than 5% usage, I don't think I'll need to upgrade my CPU before 2020. RAM, on the other hand...

As many other people have noted: the CPU speed wars have been over since the Intel Wolfdale/AMD Deneb days of 2009-2010.

Comment: The Cost of Monoculture (Score 1) 95 95

Holy shit snacks, does that mean that one day I might be able to use Korean government or online banking website with Firefox???

Probably not, the country's extremely monocultural when it comes to computing tech. ("Not Invented Here" was one of the problems in the first place.) For example, nearly all the PCs there are Windows/Intel/nVidia combos... you really need to jump though hoops and/or be really specific when ordering computers to get anything else. And, only people at Daum and KAIST seem to even have any idea about Linux. Anything outside the Windows (IE6+)/Intel/nVidia mindset is not going to work.

Comment: Re:The problem with English (Score 1) 425 425

...is grammatically correct in that it puts the punctuation...

Stop.

Punctuation is not grammar. Grammar is not punctuation.

If I could only teach the internet one thing, it would be the difference between grammar, punctuation, spelling, and semantics; along with the massive difference between language and orthography.

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