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The Heron has landed: Ubuntu 8.04 officially released

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One particularly significant feature included in this release is Wubi, a Windows-based installer that allows Ubuntu and Windows to coexist on the same partition. Wubi installs a fully functional Ubuntu environment into a folder on the Windows filesystem and sets… Go To Full Article

SSD and i-RAM vs Traditional Hard Disk Drives

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In this article we are going to introduce to you two solid state drives from Samsung and a unique data storage solution from Gigabyte aka i-RAM. Let check out their performance compared to that of conventional hard disk drives.… Go To Full Article

x86 Microprocessors Continue to Gain Market Share

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Revenue market shares of Advanced Micro Devices and Intel Corp., the two main producers of x86 microprocessors in the world, increased again in the fourth quarter of 2007, recently released figures from iSuppli market tracking firm show. The results are… Go To Full Article

Countervailing Duties Removed from Hynix Semiconductor’s Products in EU

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Earlier in April the council of the European Union formally adopted a decision to lift countervailing duties on imports of dynamic random access (DRAM) memory chips from South Korea manufactured by Hynix Semiconductor. Hynix management greeted the council’s action with… Go To Full Article

Corsair Dominator TW3X4G1800C8DF G: 4GB DDR3-1800 SDRAM

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Corsair Company brings the 2 x 2GB DDR3 memory kits to a new level offering a 4GB kit that doesn’t yield to any of the existing 2GB kits in specifications. We got a chance to check out this promising solution… Go To Full Article

DFI X48 LT T2R: Floats like a Butterfly…

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Right at the very top-end of the performance ladder, we know DFI are working hard to pry everything they can from the X48 chipset, and in order to succeed they need to be able to provide that last few percent… Go To Full Article

AMD Introduces ‘AMD Business Class’, Designed With Business in Mind

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AMD Introduces ‘AMD Business Class’, Designed With Business in Mind — First desktop platforms featuring commercial stable AMD Phenom™ and AMD Athlon™ processors with up to 24-month stability and longevity now available from leading OEMs… Go To Full Article

Hardware Reviews Roundup 28/4

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- Honeywell 22-Inch LCD Monitor MT-SY-HWLM2216 - Tuniq Miniplant 950W Power Supply Review - Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 650Watt review -…

Cooler Master Giveaway

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ThinkComputers has teamed up with Cooler Master to give you another contest. They will be providing us with 3 great prizes to give away! We have a Stacker 830 full tower PC Case, Real Power Pro 1000W Power Supply, and… Go To Full Article

Ubuntu 8.04 vs. Windows Vista Power Usage

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In Q4'07 we had looked at Ubuntu's power consumption with all of their Linux releases going back to Ubuntu 5.04. While Linux has improved in recent years when it comes to power efficiency and optimizations, more processes running on the… Go To Full Article

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