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Vista SP1 released to manufacturing, will arrive in March

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Microsoft today announced that Service Pack 1 (SP1) of Windows Vista has been released to manufacturing. Eagerly anticipated by Vista aficionados around the world, SP1 will be initially available in five languages—English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese. Users will be… Go To Full Article

AMD Cancels Certain High-Performance Quad-Core Chips, New Products Only Due in Q3

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Advanced Micro Devices has once again rescheduled release dates of its quad-core AMD Phenom microprocessors with decent performance. With new central processing units (CPUs) only due in the second half of the year, the world’s second largest supplier of x86… Go To Full Article

Google Condemns Microsoft Proposal to Acquire Yahoo!

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Google, the world’s largest Internet search system, said on Monday that the possible acquisition of Yahoo!, which owns the globe’s leading portal yahoo.com, by Microsoft Corp. threatens further development of the Internet. Google believes that if Microsoft imposes the same… Go To Full Article

AMD CPU Efficiency Compared

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A 100 MHz difference between the Athlon X2 BE-2400 and the Athlon 64 X2 4600+ is small enough to have little impact on the overall results. What mattered to us was to expose the advances AMD made when switching from… Go To Full Article

Phenom vs. Athlon Core Scaling Compared

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When we compared AMD's Athlon 64 X2 and the new Phenom 9000 quad core processor last month, we forced Windows to utilize only a single processing core, in an effort to understand the real performance differences between the AMD64 architecture… Go To Full Article

Intel's 8-core Skulltrail Platform: Close to Perfecting the Niche

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Today we have a preview of Skulltrail, which Intel expects to make available this quarter. Unlike Intel's Centrino or vPro, Skulltrail isn't officially a "platform" it's just a name for a motherboard and CPU combination, nothing more. The motherboard is… Go To Full Article

Promise SuperTrak EX STEX8650 8-port SAS

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Serially Attached SCSI is based around the same SCSI principal that makes it faster and more reliable than the IDE interface, however it’s now moved to the Serial Transfer method. In fact, the cables and interface slots are identical, which… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Cosmos 1000 Case Review

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Naturally, Cooler Master is a company focused on cooling performance in their products. Last October I reviewed their most recent budget case, the CM690, which had all of the right features for the overclocker in all of us with expandability… Go To Full Article

Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS 1TB Hard Drive

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The biggest change from the 7200.10 to the 7200.11 is the increase in platter size. We mentioned there will be a few capacities offered, but we can sum it up by saying that there will be 3; 500GB, 750GB and… Go To Full Article

Zalman ZM500-HP 500W Modular Power Supply Review

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South Korea-based Zalman is most well-known for its cooling products, but it makes a line of power supplies, as well. The ZM500-HP is Zalman's 500 watt unit. Zalman's main selling points for the series are its high efficiency and ultra-quiet… Go To Full Article

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