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IBM's BlueGene/L: world's fastest supercomputer, 3 years running

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The TOP500 supercomputing list was just announced and IBM's BlueGene/L system has kept its crown. In fact, IBM's and the Department of Energy's co-developed monster at Lawrence Livermore has occupied the number 1 position since 2004. Of course, an upgrade… Go To Full Article

WiebeTech's standalone Drive eRazer does what it says

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If you've already got the optical media wiper you need to rest easy, you'll probably be able to escape insomnia altogether after picking up WiebeTech's Drive eRazer. Granted, we've seen more elaborate solutions to this problem before, but this little… Go To Full Article

Sonic Boom OCX Is Now Powered by the Core 2 Extreme QX9650 Quad Core CPU

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OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, PC components, and system builds, today announced Hypersonic PC, the System Division of the Group, will be one of the first to offer Intel’s new high-end… Go To Full Article

Noctua presents NT-H1 high-end thermal compound

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Noctua presets NT-H1 high-end thermal compound Vienna, 13th November 2007 - Noctua presented today a new premium-grade thermal compound for… Go To Full Article

Price of DDR2 tumbles again

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THE TIME HAS COME time to finally break the 32-bit memory limit. You'll have noticed that, as DDR2 prices dropped further, there were more entrants offering inexpensive DDR2 DIMMs using denser 1 Gbit dies. This gives you 2 GB per… Go To Full Article

Phenom 2.2 and 2.4GHz to be available end of November

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The 2.2GHz is branded as Phenom X4 9500 while the 2.3GHz will be branded as Phenom X4 9600 and Phenom X4 9700 is currently the fastest that we've seen listed, and it will work at 2.4 GHz. The 9500 and… Go To Full Article

Rumored DivX support would strengthen Xbox 360's media center capabilities

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The ability to play DivX and XviD videos has been a long-requested feature for Xbox 360 owners, but for many years it seemed as if this feature would never arrive. However, following rumors of XviD-Microsoft deals, DivX CEO Kevin Hell… Go To Full Article

Lord of the Rings Online: DX10 Patch

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Turbine's DirectX 10 client for The Lord of the Rings Online is upon us. Though the company admits that its DirectX 10 offers "minor visual upgrades," we seek to find what kind of performance penalty comes with the new DX10… Go To Full Article

Dell 30-inch 3008WFP display to rock DisplayPort

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Samsung's already claimed the title of first announced display to sport a DisplayPort connector, but it looks like Dell's about to enter the game with an upcoming 30-inch panel, the 3008WFP. The update to the much-loved 3007WFP will apparently feature… Go To Full Article

Down with paper: A review of the Sony Reader

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You can tell that the new PRS-505 is from Sony because 1) it's a gorgeous piece of kit in a tiny package, 2) it has a Memory Stick Pro Duo expansion slot, and 3) it uses proprietary DRM. But the… Go To Full Article

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