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German whizzkid got it wrong: NASA

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It was an incredible tale of a German schoolboy spotting a miscalculation by the US space agency, proving the chances of an asteroid hitting the Earth were higher than initially believed. (Advertisement) But the amazing story… Go To Full Article

Assassin's Creed - First DX10.1 Title?

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The impact that DX10.1 has is quite frankly greater than expected. A 20% improvement in AA performance is very impressive. GPU refreshes have been built around lesser gains. Based on the game's behavior it's possible that Ubi are doing their… Go To Full Article

IGP Power Consumption - 780G, GF8200, and G35

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Our quick look today is by no means a comprehensive review of system power consumption; instead, we are providing an additional focus on the power requirements of the three latest IGP solutions available in the market. We felt like this… Go To Full Article

AMD says 45nm production starts in summer

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AMD’s Chief Financial officer has pre announced that AMD is on plan to start 45nm production with mature yields this summer. Robert J. Rivet Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at AMD did caught… Go To Full Article

How to make a Sawed-off USB Key

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It's no secret that there are a lot of strange USB devices out there, particularly flash drives. Not a comprehensive list, but we've sure seen Lego, twigs, action figures, bowling balls, sushi, anatomical parts, transparent drives, erasers, cassette tapes and… Go To Full Article

MSI P35 Platinum Combo

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I would not suggest this board to the usual DIY enthusiast. Who I would suggest it to would be system builders looking to cut down on inventory. Being able to build DDR2 and DDR3 boxes on the same platform could… Go To Full Article

PC Shipment Growth Falls, Mac Shipment Growth Increases

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The signs of economic downturn are showing up in many places around the United States form large companies laying off employees by the thousands to the bust in the housing market leading to significantly increased numbers of home foreclosures.… Go To Full Article

The Megahertz Race is Now Officially the Multi-core Race

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"Don't be disappointed, AMD is making up for it," hints one engineer. Further conversations revealed that inter-CPU communication is going to be a big deal with the 45nm refresh. The first breadcrumb comes with a new "native six-core" Shanghai derivative,… Go To Full Article

Nvidia’s Latest Core-Logic Causes Data Corruption During Overclocking

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Nvidia Corp., a leading designer of graphics processors and chipsets, recently admitted that its most-recent chipset for Intel Corp.’s microprocessors may cause data corruption in case processor bus and system memory are overclocked. Earlier customers blamed previous-generation Nvidia’s core-logic sets… Go To Full Article

INTEL Q9450 Core 2 Quad Processor Review

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Ever since Intel released their Core 2 Duo line of computer chips, they've been winning the war for processor supremacy. And not only at the high end of the spectrum, their more affordable dual and quad core chips have shown… Go To Full Article

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