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Six budget graphics cards fail in DX10 shoot-out

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IF YOU ARE contemplating what to buy for Christmas and have 100-150 USD/EUR to spend, on a graphics card, should you really take the plunge and buy anything less than than a Radeon HD3850 or 8800GT 256MB? We took six… Go To Full Article

AMD FIREGL V8650 REVIEW - VGA with 2gb RAM

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The technology uptake that AMD’s FireGL has brought to the fore most certainly is the most comprehensive release of new professional graphic cards. As a rule cards of this nature from either camp are staggered out over a strategic set… Go To Full Article

ASRock launches socket 939 board

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ASRock, the master of oddball motherboards has done it again, the company has launched a socket 939 board using Nvidia's GeForce 7050 chipset combined with the 630A MCP. The company seems to specialize in motherboards for people which are looking… Go To Full Article

8800GTX drops to € 369

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The Geforce 8800 GTX has dropped to €369 as the new 8800 GTS 512MB G92 based cards are almost as fast as this year old competitor. This is a very interesting price as the 8800 GTX has… Go To Full Article

Unreal Tournament 3 Gameplay Performance and IQ

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Now this is something we haven't seen in a while; a video card available for less than $200 USD is able to play a brand new AAA first-person shooter at 1920x1200 with maximum in-game settings. This is the result of… Go To Full Article

Toshiba: No OLED TVs until after 2010

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If you're one of the many hoping to see Toshiba join Sony in the OLED TV game, well, we've got bad news. While Tosh will continue its efforts to commercialize small OLEDs for cellphones and such, they have shelved plans… Go To Full Article

IBM's 'fab club' tips high-k at 32-nm

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IBM Corp. and its joint development partners -- AMD, Chartered, Freescale, Infineon and Samsung -- have extended their high-k/metal gate technology efforts to the 32-nm node. IBM and its partners have been working on high-k/metal gate technology… Go To Full Article

ASUS Maximus Extreme - the Extreme Benchmarker's Choice?

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Irrespective of cost versus performance ratios, even the smallest gains are more than enough to convince the enthusiastic front line benchmarkers and PC enthusiasts that DDR3 based motherboards are a justified purchase. However, finding the right motherboard to fill the… Go To Full Article

Nanoxia Dualcontact Hybrid Base CPU Cooler Review

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From the moment I saw a case badge included in the packaging I knew that Nanoxia meant business. With the Dual Contact Hybrid Base CPU cooler they have proved that although they are newcomers they can produce top quality products. Go To Full Article

ATI RADEON 3850/3870 (RV670): Architecture, Synthetics, Gaming Benchmarks

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The revamped RV670 is based on the RADEON HD 2000 (R6xx) architecture. This GPU includes all the key features of the series, such as the unified shader architecture, full DirectX 10 support (DX 10.1), high-quality anisotropic filtering and a new… Go To Full Article

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