AMD 760MP Linux performance preview


— 2:08 AM on February 1, 2001

NewsForge has a one page teaser on the AMD 760MP spotted at LinuxWorld. They use Tyan's preliminary board to do a 2.4 kernel compile. The benchmark shows that dual processors make a tremendous difference.

ASCII24 is reporting that Sony is introducing the VAIO note SR and C1 models incorporating Bluetooth technology. Not to be outdone, IBM's ThinkPad series of notebooks will feature the new mobile Intel processors. The "ThinkPad i Series 1124 (2609-93J)" claims up to 7.5 hours of battery life. Notebooks are experiencing a renaissance this year.

It looks like we will learn more about MS Whistler on February 13. On a more somber note, these are probably the last 3dfx Voodoo 3/4/5 beta drivers for Win9x / 2000 you will ever see. Read the final notice and then grab the drivers here.

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