October 20, 2009

Windows 7 on multicore: How much faster?

Microsoft has been touting its superior handling of threads in Windows 7. InfoWorld's tests show that speed isn't the only benefit, or necessarily the main one

September 29, 2009

17-in. laptops with big screens, low prices

Notebook too cramped? Try one of these (surprisingly affordable) big boys from Acer, Dell and Toshiba.

August 19, 2009

Last of the red hot Sun servers

Sun's fast and cheap Nehalem-powered Sun Fire X2270 and Sun Fire X4270 promise to put some sizzle into Oracle's hardware business

August 10, 2009

IBM BladeCenter delivers speed, power savings

A virtualization-ready combo of performance, energy efficiency and manageability

July 9, 2009

Nehalem workstations: A new era in performance

Intel's latest chips revolutionize the market. In InfoWorld tests, Dell led in price-performance, HP in overall design, Lenovo in single-processor systems. All have speed to burn

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