Tag: CPU

Linux Nerds: Don’t Buy An AMD/NVIDIA Laptop

Do you love Linux? I love Linux. But Linux has a problem. Well, there are 2 problems. One, you cannot access the NVIDIA X Server Settings. And two, the laptop reboots with the screen at maximum brightness. Supposedly this has something to do with Linus Torvald’s new screen brightness scheme. But I’m blaming this on …

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AMD & NVIDIA: The Enemies Of Linux

I just can’t get a break from these dumbass computer hardware manufacturers and their stupid fuckups. One of the reasons I wanted a new laptop was to be able to run almost any Linux distro without any issues. But that doesn’t seem to be the case, does it? I’ve been waiting for several weeks for …

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Laptop Standards: CPU

In the previous article, I rambled about displays and GPUs. I’d like to talk about CPUs briefly. If you’re getting a new laptop, go for a hexa core or octa core. The current standard on laptops is quad core. Most of the laptops you’ll see around have a minimum of 4 cores. But this bar …

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Apple M1: The Greatest Chip Of The Decade

The M1 is an ARM based SoC designed by Apple inspired by their ARM A14 chip. It has four high-performance Firestorm and four energy-efficient Icestorm cores. The Firestorm cores have 192 KB of L1 instruction cache and 128 KB of L1 data cache and share a 12 MB L2 cache. The Icestorm cores have a …

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