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Chocolate-powered car takes to the race track

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The WorldFirst Formula 3 racing car can do 125mph around corners, say its creators. "On Friday, we tested it around the campus car park, and we hope to get it on the track later this week," project manager James Meredith… Go To Full Article

Memory prices set to rise

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The two biggest DRAM suppliers, Powerchip and Elpida, have stopped shipping chips to the spot market, resulting in tighter supply. DDR2 1Gb spot prices have stayed strong at $1.2 and industry watchers expect to see prices move nearer $1.50 by… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 on an entry level netbook

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The Acer Aspire One isn’t cutting edge by any means, but nor is it aimed at the young, sporting an 8.9” screen and a keyboard suitable for fat fingered adults like myself. It has an Intel Atom N270 processor running… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA GT300 to feature 512-bit interface

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512-bit GPU connected to 1-2 GB of GDDR5 memory at 1000 MHz QDR [Quad Data Rate]- we are looking at memory bandwidth of 256GB/s per single GPU, more than dual-GT200b GPU in the form of GeForce GTX295 [896-bit x 1GHz… Go To Full Article

ZEROtherm CORE92 Direct-Touch CPU Cooler

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ZEROtherm's CORE92 is a LGA775/1366 compatible CPU cooler equipped with 3 direct-touch heatpipes and an embedded 92mm fan. The combination is interesting as direct-touch heatpipes are proven performers, while center fan designs have never really panned out. Read on to… Go To Full Article

Changes from Windows 7 Beta to Windows 7 RC

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We’ve been quite busy for the past two months or so working through all the feedback we’ve received on Windows 7. It should be no surprise but the Release Candidate for Windows 7 will have quite a few changes, many… Go To Full Article

Vista end of life is April 2012

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Just because Windows 7 is right around the corner doesn't mean Microsoft intends to immediately sweep Vista under the rug and forget about it. After some confusion around the 'nets today, a company spokesperson confirmed with PC World that its… Go To Full Article

Self-Organizing Nanotech Could Store 250 DVDs on One Coin-Size Surface

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Sapphire crystals may be the next material to transform the electronics industry, thanks to nanotechnology researchers who have announced a new way of storing data that would fit the contents of 250 DVDs on a coin-sized surface. The study, published… Go To Full Article

ASUS Radeon EAH4870X2 Tri-Fan Graphics Card

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A while ago we heard ASUS was going to mix it up with the HD 4870 X2 and today we've got the card in our hand and we're going to take the time to see exactly what ASUS has done… Go To Full Article

Sapphire Radeon HD 4770 512MB and CrossFire performance review

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After taking a look at HIS' Radeon HD 4770 part at launch, today we examine Sapphire's own Radeon HD 4770 board. As it utilises the same clock speeds and cooling solution as the aforementioned card, we've decided to spice things… Go To Full Article

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