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Jeebizz 09-21-2010 11:46 AM

Intel's unveils controversial PC upgrade scheme
 
"Intel is giving buyers of some computers the chance to pay for an upgrade that boosts the power of the processor in their desktop PC."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11379089

H_TeXMeX_H 09-21-2010 03:26 PM

I'm sure that it can be hacked. I mean if in the past they could hack the extra registers on Celerons, they can do this. They can go ahead and do it, it will save me some money.

mostlyharmless 09-21-2010 03:42 PM

It isn't a new business model; software manufacturers have been doing that forever.


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