Items tagged with compensation

Competition in the video card market can be pretty cutthroat, particularly when it comes to predicting the whims of the enthusiast market. Companies regularly vie for the title of Largest Pe... Fastest Video Card Available and they're willing to pull out all the stops to take home the crown. Case in point: Sapphire. The manufacturer's latest Radeon 5970 design was on display at CeBIT this year and packing enough firepower to perforate a burro at 20 paces. This new Radstrosity packs 4GB of RAM (2GB per GPU) and cranks up both the GPU and memory clocks. The GPU clock is boosted from 725MHz to 850MHz... Read more...
Dell has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by female employees for $9.1 million. The original case focused on a group of women who were employed at Dell in C1 through D3-level positions. Under the terms of the settlement, Dell will pay $5.6 million to the women in question and will use the other $3.5 million to raise the salaries of currently employed women in the effected employee rankings. Dell is not required to admit wrongdoing as a part of the settlement, though it seems obvious that something fishy was going on—if the salary of female employees wasn't below that of equivalent males, why... Read more...
In an effort to help clarify some marketing terms that have been thrown around in terms of LCD Panels, X-Bit labs takes a look at 7 different LCD monitors, discussing(in detail) response time compensation. This isn't a light read folks, so grab some coffee, and emerge yourself in 20 pages of LCD technology."The ISO 13406-2 method to measure the monitor's response time as the total time necessary to change the state of a pixel from pure black to pure white and back again brings but very little information about the real performance of the monitor and easily misleads the user. Today we are going... Read more...