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Intel Lynnfield CPU Bests Nehalem In Performance/Watt

themysteryman73 Why are they still calling it i7? (173 comments)

Perhaps it's nearly time to upgrade my aging Athlon X2 5600+...

One thing that I find interesting about this is that Intel decided to still call it "i7" when it apparently doesn't fit into the Nehalem-based i7 motherboards. As the article correctly pointed out - why not call it "i6" to prevent consumer confusion?

more than 5 years ago

iPod Fee Proposed For Canada

themysteryman73 Re:Bull (414 comments)

That was a good rant. I wanted to mod it up, but I can't, so I'm just saying it in words instead.

As someone who is strongly against piracy now, this entire discussion has struck a chord (no pun intended) with me.

Although I did enjoy your rant, I honestly think that the record companies aren't the only ones to blame here or to be called greedy. Although record companies, just like any businesses, are built around money and thus greed, no one seems to have made mention of those doing the pirating. Imagine if nobody ever pirated music, if there was no file "sharing", no Bit Torrent and everyone who wanted to listen to an album went to a record store and purchased it with cold, hard cash. Would the fee being discussed here ever have been introduced? Would it have even been considered? I'd say the likely answer is no. The real culprit in this particular scenario is not only the record companies, but the ones who prompted them into action, the music thieves (let's call it what it is and you know who you are.). The legitimate consumers among us are paying for your free entertainment.

This is not intended to be flamebait, it's just something that I have a very strong opinion about.

more than 5 years ago

Bootleg Tron 2 Trailer Is Out In the Wild

themysteryman73 Re:nice (216 comments)

The Tron Guy Suit I wear when having sex made a whole lot more sense to her after she saw the film.

You wear a suit when having sex? That sounds difficult...

more than 6 years ago


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