spikegifted - Random thoughts
|Xeon Motherboard Roundup @ Tom's Hardware|
November 11, 2004
Tom's Hardware has put together a roundup of 7 dual Xeon motherboards.
You can read the rest of their article over here.
November 13, 2004
It has been a good few years since I last visited Tom's site for a review. Well, they say time is a healer... Well, this roundup has just gave me a cruel reminder of the pain!
I just don't understand why people write massively long reviews/match ups/articles and then split them up tens of pages, but not provide a print function... My patience ran out even before I got to the benchmarks and I just couldn't stop cursing the web browser and its content. I finally broke down and went straight to the conclusion page. On page 44 (yeah, page FORTY-FOUR!! ), we've the holy grail of reviews - the conclusion. What conclusion? After waffling on half a page of prime web browser real estate, we have... nothing. Well, there's a link to the 'Feature Table'. I was quiet congratulating myself that I didn't actually hack through the preceding 43 pages to get this rather inconclusive conclusion. What a complete waste of time and bandwidth - complete anticlimax!