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AMD Announces Development of DTX Form Factor

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AMD today announced the company developing a new small form factor standard. The new form factor, dubbed DTX, is AMD’s attempt to unify the various proprietary small form factors currently in use. DTX will be an open industry standard available… Go To Full Article

Intel 45nm "Penryn" Tape-Out Runs Windows

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Sources inside Intel have confirmed the company recently received the taped-out 45nm Penryn processor. Reports from the ensuing champagne toast claim the first Penryn boot was capable of booting Windows. Even though the processor is labeled as… Go To Full Article

16GB RiDATA Flash SSD to Start at $170

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Samsung has really been on the ball with the advancement of Flash Solid-State Disk (Flash SSD) drives and SanDisk just recently decided to throw its hat into the ring. Not to be left out, Ritek has decided to join the… Go To Full Article

Disney CEO: massively multiplayer Pirates of the Caribbean coming this year

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First up is Pirates of the Caribbean Online, which will launch by the end of the year, but other Disney properties will also get the virtual world treatment. Personally, I'm holding out for the chance to play Little John from… Go To Full Article

Intel Core 2 Duo E4300: Affordable and Highly Overclockable

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Last year saw the most exciting changing of the guard with processors since the introduction of AMD’s K7 core in 1999. Thanks to very solid competition from AMD over the previous few years, Intel’s introduction of the Core 2 Duo… Go To Full Article

Vista Casts A Pall On PC Gaming?

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In an opinion piece, casual game publisher WildTangent's CEO Alex St. John (himself a Microsoft veteran and one of the DirectX creators) has sharply criticized some of Windows Vista's features as they related to video game creation, noting: 'We have… Go To Full Article

A 3D Printer On Every Desktop?

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Two Cornell researchers have designed an open source 3D printer that costs just $2,400. The self-assembly kit is part of what they call the Fab@Home project — they hope it will spark development of rapid prototyping for the consumer market… Go To Full Article

Overhaul of Plasma Technology Surpasses Both LCD and SED Regardless of Lighting

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Pioneer Corporation announced today at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas the worldwide launch of breakthrough television technology that the company believes will change the competitive landscape of the flat-screen television market. The new technology… Go To Full Article

GeForce 7950GT fanless video card

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A few weeks ago, certain manufacturers launched a product which can appear insane: GeForce 7950GT... fanless. Eh yes, you read well, they decided to withdraw the system of ventilation of the one of the charts DirectX 9 engraved in 90… Go To Full Article

CES Day 2 Roundup

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"Well day two is finally over, and what a day it was! We met with Logitech, Supertalent, Enermax, AData, Mushkin and Abit. It seems like every booth we go to, we see something that completely blows us away. From the… Go To Full Article

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