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iPhone Unlocking Software Hits Retailers Worldwide

@ 2007/09/11 read/post comments(0)
In less than two months following the release of the iPhone, hackers were finally able to crack open the carrier lock on the Apple device to free it from its AT&T shackles. iPhoneSimfree.com made claims during late August that its… Go To Full Article

Barcelona's floating-point performance

@ 2007/09/11 read/post comments(0)
When it comes to Barcelona's floating-point results, there are two major issues to think about here: two-socket versus four-socket and clockspeed scaling. First, all the systems in the reviews that I saw were dual-socket. It has been my contention for… Go To Full Article

ATI Radeon 2900PRO Coming This Month

@ 2007/09/10 read/post comments(0)
ATI will quietly introduce the R600PRO and name it rather logically the Radeon 2900 PRO. The card will be priced $249 at launch and the card will be faster than the Geforce 8600GTS cards, even the overclocked ones. It won’t… Go To Full Article

Nvidia hopes AMD will come back

@ 2007/09/10 read/post comments(0)
Nvidia's chipset division was really affected by AMD's performance in 2007. The company really hopes that Phenom will get Nvidia's chipset back in shape as Nvidia did worse than expected in this business unit. It was not… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom Preview: Barcelona Desktop Benchmarks

@ 2007/09/10 read/post comments(0)
With the test methodology explained, how does Barcelona stack up to a pair of dual-core Opterons? In other words, how much faster can we expect Phenom to be vs. the Athlon 64 X2? To put it succinctly, it looks like… Go To Full Article

AMD's Quad-Core Barcelona: Defending New Territory

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Considering that AMD prices this Opteron 2350 under the Xeon 5345, AMD has an attractive price/performance offering for most applications. The only exception is a chess engine and highly optimized Intel binaries. Although our testing is not finished yet, there… Go To Full Article

AMD's quad-core Opteron 2300 "Barcelona" CPU Review

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Somewhere around mid-morning this past Friday, a rather large package made its way into the depths of Damage Labs. Inside was a server containing something very special: a pair of AMD's new quad-core Opteron processors. The chip code-named "Barcelona" has… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master CM Media 282 Hybrid Desktop/HTPC Computer Case Review

@ 2007/09/10 read/post comments(0)
To sum it up, this is quite a versatile case. It can be used to build a HTPC or a full fledged overclocked gaming tower, and converting between the two takes just a matter of minutes. Unlike many HTPC chassis… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master COSMOS 1000 Tower Case

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or most of you who have any experience building enthusiast systems the name "Cooler Master" is known. Whether you are looking for cooling for the processor, power supplies or even enclosures, this company has been working with hobbyists for quite… Go To Full Article

Antec TruePower Quattro 850W Modular PSU TPQ-850

@ 2007/09/10 read/post comments(0)
Last year the Antec TP3-650 TruePower Trio was still making waves in the market, offering 650W of power for an unbeatable price. This year, Antec has returned with a newly designed and very improved power supply unit: the TruePower Quattro.… Go To Full Article

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