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AMD Radeon HD 7000-series rumoured for May production

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AMD is reportedly already preparing its next series of Radeon HD 7000-series GPUs, and planning to start mass production of the new chips in May this year. Taiwanese tech site DigiTimes claims the move will follow the introduction of the… Go To Full Article

AMD Radeon HD 6670, HD 6570 Performance Estimates Out

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Slated for Tuesday, 19th April, AMD new mainstream DirectX 11 compliant graphics cards, the Radeon HD 6670, and HD 6570, have been drawing some attention as two of the last products to launch in the HD 6000 series. It will… Go To Full Article

Internet Explorer 10 to Ignore Windows Vista

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If you're running Windows Vista and you're an Internet Explorer faithful user, then IE9 will be the end of the road for you. Computerworld has confirmed with Microsoft that Internet Explorer 10 is meant for Windows 7 and newer.… Go To Full Article

AMD ships HD 6790 with too many ROPs

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The biggest disadvantage of AMD's new Radeon HD 6790 was that the ROPs were cut in half, these handle the raster operations and carry a big burden in 3D games. But the specified number of 16 ROPs looks to have… Go To Full Article

Intel owns up to USB 3.0 in Ivy Bridge

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Busy bee Intel has said it will support USB 3.0 in 2012, integrating it into its Ivy Bridge chipsets. Now that it's come out, it wants developers to being to target this technology along with Thunderbolt.… Go To Full Article

Intel & Micron Announce First 20nm MLC NAND Flash for Use in SSDs

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We just started testing SSDs based on IMFT 25nm NAND Flash and look at what Intel/Micron just announced? The first 8GB MLC NAND device built on a 20nm process. This is obviously an announcement of pre-production silicon, it’ll take IMFT… Go To Full Article

Leaked: Windows 8 build 7955 video (update: fake!)

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The most recent Windows 8 screenshots we've posted so far were from build 7910, but now there appear to be users who have managed to acquire build 7955. Although build 7955 has not leaked to the public, there's now a… Go To Full Article

PCMark 7 Release Date Announced, Preordering Begins

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Futuremark® today confirmed that PCMark® 7, a new benchmark offering complete PC performance testing for Windows 7, will be released on May 3, 2011. PCMark 7 will be available in 3 editions: the Basic Edition, a free download offering unlimited… Go To Full Article

Spare Closet Converted to a DIY Home Data Center

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Project Reincarnation was to convert my fairly hacky closet in to an even more hacky closet of chaos and wonder.... The project took place over a few weekends (as that's when I had time for it). It… Go To Full Article

PowerColor HD 6850 SCS3 Silent Graphics Card Final Iteration Pictured

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We are greeted with some of the upcoming PowerColor graphics cards in their Taipei office. First, we have LCS HD 6990 graphics card fitted with EK waterblock for the watercooling enthusiasts. This thing sure weighs a ton and expect availability… Go To Full Article

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