[OCN] My Thoughts on Core i7

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Everybody knows that we, members of OCN, have a serious problem. Look at it from an average Joe perspective: we spend thousands on high end computers, and at every single occasion we go out and browse Newegg on a quest to find an upgrade for our systems, which according to…

[OCN] Rethinking Hard Drives and Storage

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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In this post, I explore how hard drive makers have spent too much time and effort making drives only bigger and faster, and not thinking about making more products tailored to what the consumer needs, and how there are many segments that are still open to whoever wants to take…

[OCN] Nvidia Turning Friends Into Enemies?

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Everybody's in the fight for GP-GPUs... and it makes me question Nvidia's ability to survive in such a market, specially when all it's CPU producing friends are openly declaring war. Nvidia is acting weird lately. Apart from keeping the bar high in the GPU sector, Nvidia seems to be wanting…

OCN: Blu-Ray Wins?

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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I've started a more hardware-orientated blog on Overclock.net recently, for a few good reasons. First was that I didn't feel like posting every single rant and thought about everything here, and secondly because having a blog in a place that already has a very targeted audience yields much more…