SAN FRANCISCO -- If you ever want to know who's at the hairy edge of
speed in processor world, ask gamers.
These wide-eyed, caffeinated techno-freaks are always on the hunt
for faster performance, more throughput, more sizzling graphics
engines. It's in their world where you can get a sense for what
design teams are doing right by them.
This year, the community at gamer-heavy Overclock.net, has
spoken, voting with their mice: 35,000 votes for nearly 40
categories during the two-week November voting period.
Who strikes their speed-freak fancy? Perhaps no surprise: AMD, Intel