Re: we don't need progress?

Harvey Newstrom (
Wed, 15 Jul 1998 16:38:25 -0400

> Intel plans even faster chips --
> but who needs them?

I think the problem is that chip speed is not the limiting factor for most computers. Bus speeds, disk speeds, network speeds can't keep up with the chip. Faster chips won't make Microsoft Word run faster, won't make a web page load faster, won't make an e-mail arrive faster.

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