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UT3 Benchmark Tool v1.3 Adds Motion Blur and PhysX Support

@ 2008/08/18 read/post comments(0)
Unreal Tournament 3 (UT3) is a first-person shooter and online multiplayer video game by Epic Games and is the next installment of the Unreal series after Unreal Tournament 2004. The third generation Unreal Engine was designed for DirectX 9/10 PCs,… Go To Full Article

Zotac 9800GTX+ AMP Edition Review

@ 2008/08/18 read/post comments(0)
Not being able to think of a better sentence, I think nVidia **** in their pants when AMD released the 4850 at the price they did. The performance of AMD’s little card certainly raised the standard for a medium-end card… Go To Full Article

ATI HD 4870 X2 Crossfire-X vs NVIDIA Geforce GTX 280 3-SLI

@ 2008/08/18 read/post comments(0)
The XFX 280's come pre-overclocked and work fine individually, however if you slot three of them into a single system, they begin to heat up, considerably. I recorded load temperature increases from around 65c in single card to around 85c.… Go To Full Article

Leaked Intel slides show 8-core CPUs

@ 2008/08/18 read/post comments(0)
Intel's upcoming processor generations will double the number of cores per chip and add a brand new language for specialized code, according to leaked slides obtained by CanardPlus. Although the semiconductor company's Core i7 will just receive a manufacturing process… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA PhysX Multi-GPU Work Around for Vista

@ 2008/08/17 read/post comments(0)
Now there's a thing you will need to be aware of in the Multi GPU mode, it's actually a Vista limitation but a second monitor must be attached to enable PhysX running on the second GeForce GPU. You must extend… Go To Full Article

PhysX FluidMark Benchmark Released

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PhysX FluidMark is a physics benchmark based on NVIDIA PhysX engine. This benchmark performs a fluid simulation by imitating the renderering of lava. Real physics parameters such as viscosity are used. SPH (Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics) algorithm is enabled to increase… Go To Full Article

Future SSD Controller Set To Deliver 600Mb/s Over SATA 3

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Indilinx and Mosaid are preparing for a third-generation of controller for SATA 3 interface, which will provide 600MB/s. ''BareFoot is a second-generation controller for flash SSDs that meets the demanding performance requirements of PC and server applications,'' said Jin-Ki Kim,… Go To Full Article

ATI confident about its mobile lineup

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In spite of AMD's growing mobile market share, Nvidia seems to be doing rather well in the high-end mobile market. Although this is a small niche market of marginal direct financial importance, it still means a lot from a prestige,… Go To Full Article

Western Digital Working On a 20.000 RPM Drive

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The new drive will be very similar to the recently-released VelociRaptor, in that it’ll be a 2.5in drive with a custom 3.5in housing built around it. Details are incredibly light at this stage, given that the product is still in… Go To Full Article

ATI MidRange Products: the Radeon HD 4600 and HD 4500 Series

@ 2008/08/17 read/post comments(0)
Now that the high end cards of ATI have been played we're eagerly awaiting to see what they'll will bring out for the mid-range and low-end. Since the HD 4850 is competitively priced at the €130-150 mark the upcoming HD…

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