Fabtech suggest that Intel will suffer more than AMD from the current price war. Perhaps the biggest gainer in rank position has been TSMC. According to IC Insights the Taiwan based foundry was ranked eighth in the full-year 2005 listing has jumped into the fourth position in 1H06.
Gary_J sent in this amusing way to deal with wifi thieves. That machine runs squid with a trivial redirector that downloads images, uses mogrify to turn them upside down and serves them out of it's local webserver.
Techspot have their thoughts on the Core 2 Duo CPU family. You can read our review here.
ExtremeTech meanwhile have a real gaming challenge between Intel and AMD CPU offerings. In this feature, we'll be using a popular program called FRAPS to measure performance during real live gameplay in six different games across multiple genres.
TomsNetworking set out to build cheap and fast RAID5 network storage. I'll then compare the home-built system to off-the-shelf products to see how they compare in terms of performance. If we cut enough cost and produce enough value, we might convert some of the RAID 5 procrastinating masses into RAID 5 users.
TweakTown have a sneak look at ATI's RD600 CrossFire Xpress 3200 IE chipset. It is quite clear to see that even before we have had the chance to get our hands on a finely tweaked retail motherboard, the RD600 is going to very popular with gamers and overclockers.
Professo spotted this external SLI rendering setup from NVIDIA. Nvidia reckons the boxes will interest not only content creators but folk doing scientific modelling and simulation work.