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Old 08-30-2006, 10:12 PM   #11
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its mainstream, pretty much at least. And the Meroms should have more performance per watt compared to their Yonah counterparts.
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Interesting... so a Core Duo 1.60ghz would outdo a Core 2 Duo 1.60 ghz? Perhaps I misread you.
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Old 08-30-2006, 10:14 PM   #13
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Merom = core 2 duo
Yonah = Core duo
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Old 08-30-2006, 10:16 PM   #14
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Gah... mixed them up. Sorry.
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Old 08-30-2006, 11:30 PM   #15
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Uh, yeah lol. Here's an article about 160gb Fujitsu hard-drives in laptops. Instead of writing data horozontially, these drives write data vertically fitting more on a drive. It's pretty neat, but it's probably not going to go mainstream for a while.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/2006...pcworld/126993
Yup, gotta love PMR Technology, or Perpendicular Magnetic Recording Technology. Invented and developed by Hitachi!
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...stolen and adapted by everyone else.
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not really stolen, they just pay a fee for using it
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Oh... Hitachi should've kept it for themselves, as I never hear about Hitachi these days... it's all about Western Digital Raptors and Seagate 750GB Barracudas now.
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...stolen and adapted by everyone else.
It's called a licensing fee. They could've kept it for themselves, but it's nice to be friends with other companies.
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