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AMD Barcelona B1 at 1.9 GHz has 95W TDP

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We learned that Barcelona, Opteron 2200 series at its launch 1.9 GHz will have the TDP of 95W. We are talking about the B1 stepping version that will be the first to launch. There will be a second iteration of… Go To Full Article

Call of Juarez DX10 Performance and Image Quality

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Call of Juarez enjoys a very large and noticeable visual difference in DirectX 10 versus DirectX 9. This is the first game to make us say “Wow!” at the visual quality improvements using DX10. We will explore GPU performance scaling… Go To Full Article

Seagate firmware difference on 7200.10 causes 20mb/s performance drop?

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Benchmarks are posted all over the web by people who want to know if the hardware they just bought actually performs within specs. Some owners of the Seagate 7200.10 were disappointed that their disk did not perform as presented in… Go To Full Article

Dell Laptops Still Exploding

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It 'looked like fireworks, which would have been cool had it not been in my house.' said Doug Brown of Columbus, Ohio. Brown, a Network Administrator, called 911 last week when the Dell 9200 laptop burst into flames in his… Go To Full Article

Mark Russinovich On Vista Network Slowdown

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In his latest blog post, Mark Russinovich analyzes the network slowdown experienced by some users when playing multimedia content. 'Tests of MMCSS during Vista development showed that... heavy network traffic can cause enough long-running DPCs to prevent playback threads from… Go To Full Article

Pano Logic's Pano: virtual XP or Vista in a box

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Check it CIOs, Pano Logic just announced their new Pano virtualization device which brings XP and Vista to your users without the need of a PC. According to the feisty startup, their new virtualization solution can cut your Total Cost… Go To Full Article

Dell launches flexible, energy efficient OptiPlex 755 desktop

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We already knew Dell (along with just about everyone else) was jumping on the green bandwagon, and the Round Rock powerhouse sure is tooting its own horn with the launch of the OptiPlex 755. Dubbed the "world's most manageable, energy… Go To Full Article

World record 5GHz WiFi connection spans 304km

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August 27, 2007 A new world record distance for a 5 GHz Wi-Fi link has been achieved by the Italian Center for Radio Activities (C.I.S.A.R), and Ubiquiti Networks, a leading innovator in outdoor wireless broadband solutions. The distance of 304km… Go To Full Article

Crysis Demo Set for Release on 9/25

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For diehard PC gamers, Crysis is the game that best exemplifies the PC’s technological edge over today’s consoles. In times where developers must consider the lowest common denominator when making a game, Crysis sets itself apart by targeting gamers with… Go To Full Article

µATX Part 1: ATI Radeon Xpress 1250 Performance Review

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With the release of the Catalyst 7.8 driver, the X1250 graphics core has been touted as having the capability to playback high definition content in 1080p with an appropriate CPU and CyberLink's PowerDVD player. We confirmed this claim with our… Go To Full Article

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