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New nForce 980a SLI chipset is renamed nForce 780a

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Some things really puzzled us. VR-Zone got to learn that Nvidia is planning to rebrand nForce 780a SLI chipset to nForce 980a SLI and the specs remain unchanged. ASUS leaked some details regarding this nForce 980a SLI chipset when they… Go To Full Article

Germans sell hackintosh PC - HyperMegaNet Mac-Clones

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A German company by the name of HyperMegaNet (full name Compu-Global Hyper Meganet, as you've heard it in The Simpsons) has started selling cheap desktop PCs preinstalled with Mac OS X. It's only a matter of time before the legal… Go To Full Article

The Lagom LCD monitor test pages

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With the first few test images, you can calibrate your monitor by adjusting the brightness, contrast, clock/phase, sharpness, and gamma settings of the monitor. I recommend to go through them in the order they are presented. If you use this… Go To Full Article

The Dark Side of LCD Overdrive : Input Lag

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Faster is always better. Thanks to that simple philosophy, LCD pixel response times have been driven down to puny proportions in recent years. Today, even the slowest panels are rated at 16ms or better and deliver adequate… Go To Full Article

The word "Netbook" is a protected trademark?

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Late last year we were covering the news that Psion was informing folks that they owned the trademark for the term “netbook” and that it should not be used generically. Psion subsequently responded to our coverage and stated that they… Go To Full Article

Havendale CPU + IGP 45nm cancelled, relaced with 32nm Clarkdale

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It looks like Intel is not keen on waiting for AMD's recovery, and it just shocked the world with internal announcement to cancel Havendale 45nm, its first dual core CPU with integrated IGP. Cancelling this CPU sounds like a bad… Go To Full Article

New single core Atom comes in Q1 2010

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Despite the fact that the new dual core Atom, codenamed Pineview is coming in Q4 2009, the single core one won't arrive before Q1 2010. Intel’s VP was very clear saying that the dual core is a… Go To Full Article

EVGA GPU Voltage Tuner v.1.0 Released

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EVGA now gives you even more ways to maximize your EVGA card, with the exclusive EVGA GPU Voltage Tuner (GVT). This utility allows you to set a custom voltage level for your GTX 295, 280 or 260 graphics card. (see… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 Editions Compared, With Table of Features

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With its new "Russian Doll" model of linearly progressing features, Microsoft thinks its new lineup of six editions will meet a wide range of consumer usage models. All versions of Windows 7 include Internet Explorer 8 and DirectX 11, as… Go To Full Article

Intel Core i7 950 and 975 to replace 940 and 965

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According to sources in the Taiwan motherboard industry, Intel plans to update its Core i7 processor lineup next quarter with two new models, the Core i7 950 and Core i7 Extreme 975. These models will essentially replace the Core i7… Go To Full Article

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