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NVIDIA Geforce 475 (maybe called 575?) Coming?

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The new GF104 has eight Streaming multiprocessors (SM) while the old GF104 had seven. This could very easily be the same GF104 chip with one streaming multiprocessor disabled, as Nvidia simply didn’t need that more power back in July time… Go To Full Article

AMD Radeon HD 6970 benchmarks leaked?

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The Cayman XT-based AMD Radeon HD 6970, believed to be the 1GB GDDR5 model, has performed admirably in the 3DMark Vantage test suite, scoring 23,499 3DMarks in Performance mode. In the Unigine Heaven benchmark, the card managed 36.6fps at a… Go To Full Article

DUH! News of the day: Apple Products Not Used By Bill Gates' Family

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Being the brains behind Microsoft has made Bill Gates the wealthiest guy in the world. So he can pretty much afford to buy his kids any gadgets they want. However, Apple devices are banned in the Gates’ house. Go To Full Article

Custom-Made AMD Radeon HD 6850 Available Now

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For years leading developers of graphics cards - ATI, graphics business unit of Advanced Micro Devices, as well as Nvidia Corp. - only allowed their partners among graphics cards manufacturers to produce reference graphics boards for some time after the… Go To Full Article

Seagate thinks Hybrid Drives Will Outlive Solid-State Drives

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Seagate, one of the world's largest maker of hard disk drives, said that solid-state drives (SSDs) will be survived by hybrid drives that feature both flash memory and traditional magnetic media. Moreover, according to Seagate, only a fraction of expensive… Go To Full Article

Team Fortress 2 "item store" generates $1.000.000 in 2 weeks

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Team Fortress 2 modders are getting paid—and by Valve, no less. Last month, the Mann Co. Store opened its virtual doors and began selling items in Team Fortress 2 that gamers could purchase with real money. Initially, the store only… Go To Full Article

GeForce 260.99 drivers boost performance, add profiles

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Hot on the heels of AMD's new Catalyst 10.10 release, Nvidia has served up a fresh platter of graphics drivers for its GeForce and Ion graphics processors. The new drivers, available as always from Nvidia's download page in both desktop… Go To Full Article

Windows 1.0 gave you a CLOCK for just $99!

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Windows lets users integrate the tasks they perform with their computer by providing the ability to work with several programs at the same time and easily switch between them without having to quit and restart individual applications. …

ORB Support of Legacy Benchmarks - Round 2

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Last week we made an announcement about the upcoming full rewrite of the ORB, complete with some changes and a planned discontinuation of legacy benchmark ORB support. We asked for your feedback and boy did we get it. In fact… Go To Full Article

Firesheep captures unsecured cookies, abuses login rights

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It's extremely common for websites to protect your password by encrypting the initial login, but surprisingly uncommon for websites to encrypt everything else. This leaves the cookie (and the user) vulnerable. HTTP session hijacking (sometimes called "sidejacking") is when an… Go To Full Article

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