andrewagill: loonatic112358: andrewagill: and he's pretty much just as crazy in person as in his books.and listening to him speak on this is a real good way to be put to sleepI dunno. For me, it was pretty much an exercise in not shouting, "It's not an exponential curve, it's probably a sigmoid, you fark!" Which kept me rather interested in the crap he was spewing./Actually, that was more my friend who came with me.//I was more the ``That won't work. The amount of time it would take to send signals between that many cores would destroy the coherence of the system'' type.///Which is pretty much the carrying capacity argument that turns Moore's Law into a sigmoid, when you get down to it.
loonatic112358: andrewagill: and he's pretty much just as crazy in person as in his books.and listening to him speak on this is a real good way to be put to sleep
jetzzfan: I work for Intel, so I got a kick out of some of these replies./works on Ivy Bridge/Haswell manufacturing
Mugato: Mikey1969: See, other people don't like being tied down to consoles. I don't want to buy a console and fined out that I can't play the newest game because my 2 year old console already has a fancier version out. With a tower, you add some RAM or get a better video card(System requirements aren't exactly a mystery). With a console, if it don't got it, you can't play it. Period.Yeah but the PS3 and XBox 360 are like a decade old and still the standard.
MaxxLarge: Which is part of the reason I've always stuck to consoles. I don't like having to wade through endless system requirements, wondering if my system can handle a game every time I want to play something. I just want to drop it in, and know it's going to work. Yes, graphics are important, but the incremental differences don't (to ME, at least) justify expensive quarterly upgrades. A new $300 graphics card just to make the textures 3% smoother? That's a choice I don't see a lot of point in making.
whistleridge: Uh...I would call the Surface Pro many things, but "paradigm shattering" wouldn't be on the list. Ever.
Mugato: Slives: People are far more likely to replace components in a system rather than do a full upgrade.Unless you're talking about Macs. I use Macs at work but that's work. From what I understand it, it's difficult if not impossible to upgrade a Mac and the Apple store doesn't take trade ins. But like I said, that's not my problem.
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