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Mova brings lifelike motion capture to Unreal Engine 3

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Enter motion capture company Mova, whose Contour Reality Capture system uses an array of cameras to create 100,000 polygon facial models that are accurate to within a tenth of a millimeter -- no special reflective balls required. At this year's… Go To Full Article

GeForce 9800 GT is a rebadged 8800 GT?

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Our source said it will still using G92. But the card will have two mio connectors for three-way SLI. Maybe the card will also have some difference (core clock ,shader frequency, etc)between the existing G92 video cards but it is… Go To Full Article

9800GX2 to cost over €500

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Nvidia has an interesting idea on how to price its upcoming Geforce 9800 GX2 at over €500. We are talking about the suggested etail price that includes European VAT of an average of 18 percent. The card should be available… Go To Full Article

The fastest 9600GT to work at 740MHz

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A usual suspect in the overclocking world will have a special version of the card working at 740MHz. Of course, we are talking about the GPU speed. The standard card works at 650MHz core and 1,800MHz memory but the ultra… Go To Full Article

Vista SP1 vs. XP SP2 - Part Deux

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One of the main criticisms of my initial benchmark tests was that I overlooked the fact that, under the hood, Windows Vista SP1 works differently to XP SP2 in the file copy department. The difference is down to caching and… Go To Full Article

Cracking a crypto hard drive case

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A new generation of inexpensive disk drive enclosures using hardware encryption and RFID keys do not fulfil the promises of their publicity. The adverts claim 128-bit AES hardware encryption, but they don't tell us how it is used. Go To Full Article

Mac Use Leads To "Snob-Effect"

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Mac users, apparently concerned with self-image, were found to buy tooth-whitening products at a far greater rate than PC users. Mac users are also more likely to visit Starbucks, buy organic food, and own hybrid cars. Furthermore, Mac users buy… Go To Full Article

Worldwide LCD TV shipments surpass CRTs for first time ever

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Just days after Sony vaulted to the top of North American LCD sales charts, DisplaySearch is now reporting that worldwide shipments of LCD TVs have overtaken CRT TVs for the first time in the history of the universe. More specifically,… Go To Full Article

ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Graphics Card Review

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ATI Radeon HD 3870 graphics card proved to be a really popular option for performance-mainstream market. But AMD wants to target the high-end using the same technology, but this time with two ATI RV670 chips. Let’s find out whether the… Go To Full Article

AeroCool SilverWind and Xfire Coolers Review

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Light, universal, decently efficient, but pretty expensive cooling solutions with highly original design made it to our lab. Read more in our extensive review that covers not only cooling efficiency but also acoustic performance of these guys. Go To Full Article

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