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Speed Up Disk Access by Disabling Last Access Updating in Windows XP

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Did you know that Windows XP updates files with the last access update time when they are opened by any application? Seems to me that it's not entirely useful, so let's go through how to disable it. Note that this… Go To Full Article

Foxconn HD 3870 X2 Vmodding Guide

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Alright, flip to the back of your spankin new card! You will need to remove the black back heatspreader over the card's behind! First let's take a look at the voltage measurement spots. Below… Go To Full Article

New Dual core E7200 is 45nm scheduled for the second half of 2008

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The new CPU works at 2.53GHz and it has 3MB of cache memory which is it its strongest point. The new Dual core E7200 is Wolfdale, 45nm based, but it will end up 70MHz slower than E4700 that currently works… Go To Full Article

Fugger does 5.5GHz on Intel Skulltrail

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Since today is the Intel Skulltrail day, we can see a lot of previews/reviews of this new dual four-core beast, otherwise known as Intel's pride and honor. But only one man went as far as 5.5GHz, Fugger from XtremeSystems. With… Go To Full Article

Nvidia partner warns users of 9800GX2 heat

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We've got our hands on a very interesting piece of information about the upcoming GeForce 9800GX2 card and it looks this these cards will run hot enough to prove to be dangerous if you touch them while in use.… Go To Full Article

CrossFireX and DirectX 9 and 10 scaling

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DX9 games are mature and the processing & rendering paths are well established and this is why we see good-to-great scaling across a broad range of games with CrossFireX. DX10 games are very new and we need to continually work… Go To Full Article

Some 9800GX2 won't have optical S/PDIF

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It seems like there will be different designs of the upcoming GeForce 9800GX2 cards depending on how much the partner wants to pay Nvidia for the cards, or maybe this has been done to differentiate between the cards, but we… Go To Full Article

New Dual core E2220 to come soon

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Intel is really enjoying the good performance of its Conroe 65nm based CPUs and it plans to launch a new Dual core E2220 CPU at 2.4GHZ. It is a 200MHz faster version of currently available Dual Core… Go To Full Article

Vista SP1 released to manufacturing, will arrive in March

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Microsoft today announced that Service Pack 1 (SP1) of Windows Vista has been released to manufacturing. Eagerly anticipated by Vista aficionados around the world, SP1 will be initially available in five languages—English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese. Users will be… Go To Full Article

AMD Cancels Certain High-Performance Quad-Core Chips, New Products Only Due in Q3

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Advanced Micro Devices has once again rescheduled release dates of its quad-core AMD Phenom microprocessors with decent performance. With new central processing units (CPUs) only due in the second half of the year, the world’s second largest supplier of x86… Go To Full Article

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