Is a PCI RAID card better or faster than an on-board controller? John takes a look at features and performance of these two implementations of Promise RAID solutions.
Is a newer ATA/100 5400 RPM Hard Drive faster than an older ATA/66 7200 RPM Drive? John takes a look at this question to find out.
Does a faster CPU mean faster system performance? Does the Athlon provide a significant performance gain over the Duron? This article may provide some of the answers.
What is the best chipset and memory combination for the PIII platform? John provides some answers.
As the Socket A DDR platform matures, how do the various chipsets compare in performance?
VIA has provided an (apparently) unofficial patch that seems to fix the reported problem.
Additional testing shows that the problem seems to be isolated to VIA Northbridge and Southbridge implementations, and does not occur when other Northbridge chips are used.
Is it Too Early to Point the Finger at VIA?
In this article, John Howland pits the three available Socket A DDR chipsets against each other in a head-to-head performance shootout