Even with an upgrade in memory support, can AMD's 64-bit Opteron 248 knock Intel's Xeon down for the count? ExtremeTech examines stability and performance with a new suite of workstation-class benchmarks.
The good news: U.S. IT workers are, on average, putting in fewer hours. The bad news: Whoever doesn't get laid off is churning out more work than ever and, in the long run, that will lead to burnout among many IT workers.