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Windows 8 Beta Could Launch September 2011

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Ever since the successful development and launch of Windows 7, Microsoft has become ever tighter-lipped about Windows development. Sure, it dropped the bomb about releasing Windows 8 for ARM, but that's it. Nothing on features or timetables (other than 'three… Go To Full Article

Mac OS X Lion Developer Preview Sports Host of New Features

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Mail.app has been overhauled, and finally gets the vertical preview pane layout I've been adding to Mail.app using a plugin for years now. People tend to call it the iPad mail layout, but that's incorrect; the vertical preview pane layout… Go To Full Article

Corsair renames 25nm SSD for less capacity

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Corsair Memory has announced that it will rename its SandForce units with 25nm NAND flash circuits to avoid the misunderstandings competitor OCZ has been criticized for. The SSDs have the same SF-1200 controllers but with less capacity available to the… Go To Full Article

Chrome 10 gets 66% better performance, 80% lower CPU usage

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Google is moving along with Chrome quickly and with version 10 we expect a big performance improvement. In the new beta of Chrome 10 that has rolled out we see a boost of 66% with JavaScript, while CPU load is… Go To Full Article

Intel's server processor Poulson gets 54MB cache and 8 cores

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Intel will invest 3.1 billion transistors in the latest server processor in the Poulson family. The processor giant presented the new Itanium grade server processor, code-named Poulson, at ISSCC as the biggest upgrade of Itanium ever. The specifications include 8… Go To Full Article

ASUS HD 6870 DirectCU: Chasing the Leader

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As you know, GeForce GTX 560 Ti proved to be faster in most gaming tests than its direct competitor, Radeon HD 6870. But the latter hasn’t yet said its final word. Today we are going to see ASUS HD 6870… Go To Full Article

Intel HD Graphics 3000 and Intel HD Graphics 2000 Review

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Sandy Bridge processors made a significant step forward in terms of computational performance compared with the previous generation products. However, they boast one more peculiarity, which we haven’t touched upon so far – the new integrated graphics core from Intel… Go To Full Article

MSI XPower: an LGA1366 Mainboard from “Big Bang” Series for Gamers

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The most remarkable peculiarity of MSI XPower mainboard is the presence of six graphics cards slots. However, it is not only this feature that makes it interesting. It also boasts a lot of various features and supports a number of… Go To Full Article

Diamond All-in-Wonder HD Premium 5000

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The connectivity of the graphics card is where it does shine, as it supports a single HDMI output, a single VGA, and a single DVI-I video output, which we all know are the most commonly used connections for a computer… Go To Full Article

ECS Sandy Bridge Motherboard Roundup

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Today we're looking at a trio of motherboard offerings from ECS based on Intel's new Sandy Bridge platform. They cover the full range of motherboard form factors, not to mention both Sandy Bridge chipsets. See how well ECS fares against… Go To Full Article

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