Consider the desktop personal computer. Form factors have changed, new CPUs have emerged, and more-advanced chipsets have arrived on the scene, but the fundamental PC platform remains little changed. You still have core logic, a CPU, separate memory, and an underlying system board. It's true that AMD moves the memory controller onto the CPU, but that alters the overall balance only slightly. Even so, the PC platform is evolving, and the PC of 2008 may look quite different from today's familiar, boxy unit..
The PC Platforms - in 2006 and 2007
Posted on Sunday, Dec 31 2006 @ 23:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Extreme Tech looks back at 2006 and ahead to 2007 for PC platforms. Here's a snip from their article: