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ATI 3870 X2 still on hold for many Quad GPU lovers

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We talked to some boutique PC vendors whose job is to sell very expensive, ultra high-end PCs, and they confirmed that most of their customers are still waiting to see the Geforce 9800 GX2. Many customers have… Go To Full Article

Nvidia 9800GX2 is the heaviest card ever

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We learned that Geforce 9800 GX2 is the heaviest card around and that it might be trouble to ship a whole system based on it. The card, with its huge sandwich cooler, is simply so heavy that… Go To Full Article

R600 drops under €100

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A German retailer is dumping HD2900GT cards for a mere €93. The GT is a crippled card with 256MB of memory, a 256-bit memory bus and 240 stream processors. However, the price is so obscenely low that… Go To Full Article

BFGTech ES-800 800W Power Supply

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The BFG ES-800 is a huge departure from BFG power supplies of the past in almost every way possible. Not only does the ES-800 feature excellent voltage regulation, it simply wipes the floor with most other power supplies when it… Go To Full Article

AMD To Cut HD 3650 & 3850 Prices In Early March

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AMD plans to cut the prices of the Radeon HD 3650 and HD 3850 in early March by as much as 20%. The reduction is to better position their products against the GeForce 9600 GT. There will be some price… Go To Full Article

Intel Reveals 4 Watt "Diamondville" Processor Details

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To set the record straight, Diamondville does not refer simply to low power CPUs, but in fact also refers to an entire platform. This is because Diamondville processors will come soldered directly onto specially designed boards. According… Go To Full Article

European Commission Approves Acquisition of Packard Bell by Acer

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The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of the Dutch-based company Packard Bell by Taiwan-based personal computers manufacturer Acer. Practically this means that Acer now de-facto controls shipments of recently-acquired Gateway as well as… Go To Full Article

Why Intel bought Project Offset and the Offset Engine

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By all appearances, Intel's interest in gaming is on the rise. Not only is the CPU giant developing its own graphics technology and a founding member of the PCGA (PC Gaming Alliance), it has now acquired Project Offset. Project Offset… Go To Full Article

Gotcha, CAPTCHA! Gmail bot detector system cracked

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Google's free e-mail services and a highly-desirable gmail.com domain—one that is unlikely to be blacklisted by anybody's spam filters—are just two of the features that induced spammers to crack the CAPTCHA and have bots do all the work. On the… Go To Full Article

Microsoft fined another €899 million by EU

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The European Competition Commission has announced just how much cash it expects Microsoft to cough up. At €899 million ($1.36 billion) the charge isn't as high as it could've been, but the EC obviously intended for the penalty to have… Go To Full Article

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