HP did a refresh of their popular Z workstation line and introduced gen 12 based Z2s in a flat charcoal black finish. The Z2 Tower is the top of the line and come with a choice of i5, i7, or i9 gen 12 Intel processors, and up to 128 GB of ECC SDDR5 RAM. They can also be equipped with … Read more
Unless you lived in Texas in the 70s
This could be an entertaining or totally aggravating, lawyer invoking party game—ask when the personal computer was invented. Someone did—ask that is. There’s a charming site located in Seattle called Blinkenlights Archeological Institute. It was established in 1997 to excavate, preserve, research, and present interesting and historically significant computing devices. The website, http://www. blinkenlights.com/pc.shtml, lists seven qualifications of what constitutes … Read more
When did you get your first PC?
High-End PC Gaming Hardware Segment 5-Year Forecast 20.38% CAGR from 2020
Back when the PC was just a toddler, memory prices dropped after spiking.
In the beginning, there were punch cards and god said, that’s not good
The seasonal pattern of PC shipments used to be flat to down in Q1, way down in Q2 as OEMs and the channel stopped buying stuff and cleaned out old inventory, then up in Q3 as they stocked up for the back-to-school and holiday season, and then up to flat in Q4—used to be. But then we had a grand … Read more
Mini unit now extended to professional applications
From a strategic standpoint, Intel is intentionally not in the business of making money from selling systems. And for good reason, as doing so — at least on any kind of consistent basis —would alienate its OEM customers, whose existence does depend on making money from selling systems. However, to help seed demand, especially for novel products, Intel will create … Read more
PC market shows signs of growth or does it
The world as we know it is over. Dead, done, gone. We no longer have anything to count on, or a method with which to count. This is what the world used to look like. The direction has been a little depressing but the patterns have been set, we know what’s in store, year after year. Except for this … Read more