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RD790 / 780 launches in October

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AMD's new chipset for socket AM2 and AM2+ is about to launch some time in the middle of October. The final chipset revision is out and we are just waiting for the final designs of the boards. … Go To Full Article

Team Fortress 2 Beta GPU Performance

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At 1600X1200 the 8800 cards are still around 100 FPS while the 8600GTS is knocked down below 50. The 2600XT edges out the 8600GT by a frame at 34. On the DX9 side the X1900XTX again looks good at 70FPS,… Go To Full Article

Women own more games consoles than men

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A SURVEY OF games console users shows that more women fess up to owning a games console than blokes. Online Media Daily in its Denizens of Digitivity survey said that 44 per cent of women confessed to… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte P35 board fails EMI tests

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THESE DAYS, Electro Magnetic Interference (EMI) compliance is required for nearly all electronic stuff sold in the EU, US and most of Asia. This encompasses various US, FCC and CE tests, among others. So, the user's assumption would be that… Go To Full Article

Memory market to rebound

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MARKET RESEARCH firm Isuppli reckons that memories in the shape of DRAM and NAND flash will make a recovery during the second half of this year. It couldn't do much worse than it did during the first… Go To Full Article

GPU Viewer offers graphics promise for tomorrow

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GPU Viewer is small application that uses the strength of either a multi-core CPU system, or harness the power of massive parallel units to do a visual search of the images. Forget about sorting out pictures by… Go To Full Article

Ageia's PhysX chip eats only 10W

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AGEIA CAME BACK to us with information regarding its second PhysX chip. This chip is now called PhysX 100M, and as the name says - it is planned for implementation in different notebooks, starting with Dell's The… Go To Full Article

AMD Preps "R600" Die-shrink

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AMD continues to develop its new RV670-based cards in the wake of the recent AMD ATI Radeon HD 2900 PRO release. The RV670 GPU is the current code name for a mid-range graphics core slated to fill the gap between… Go To Full Article

Intel G33 Performance Review

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Considering the IGP market accounts for almost 90% of PC shipments, it's very apparent that boards in this sector must meet a wide variety of goals in order to be successful. If nothing else, they must be the jack of… Go To Full Article

Midrange CPU Roundup: It's Time to Buy

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Throughout the past few CPU articles we've mentioned that now is an absolutely wonderful time to be building a new system thanks to incredibly competitive CPU prices. The AMD/Intel price war has really paid off in making the marketplace more… Go To Full Article

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