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EVGA silently announces 8800GT 256MB

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The new 8800GT comes with 256MB of GDDR3 memory clocked at reference 1.8GHz, while the core had a slight bump from reference 600MHz to 650MHz. The Shader clock has also been overclocked, from reference 1.5GHz to 1620MHz. This card is… Go To Full Article

Samsung BD-UP5000 Combo Player Review

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With the format war continuing with no end in sight, the Samsung BD-UP5000 it is the logical choice for HDTV viewers that want the best performance no matter which DVD, Blu-ray or HD DVD discs they choose to view.… Go To Full Article

The State of HD DVD

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Where Blu-ray is a freight train of unrivaled weight and marketing might, backed by 13 of the world's most well known electronics and computer makers, HD DVD is a Little Engine That Could, the product of a much smaller group… Go To Full Article

Intel 45nm Core 2 Quad Delayed?

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According to our sources, if Penryn dual core, or Wolfdale, will be well-launched in mid-January, quad core versions, Yorkfield, will not be available until late February / early March. Behind this shift lies a bug that in very rare cases… Go To Full Article

Microsoft Withdraws Vista's Kill Switch

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In what they are calling a change of tactics, Microsoft has removed the controversial 'kill switch' from Vista in SP1. This feature is designed to disable pirated copies of the OS, but had led to numerous reports of it disabling… Go To Full Article

Lenovo Announces ThinkPads Preloaded With XP

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Lenovo just announced new ThinkPad T61 models preloaded with Microsoft Windows XP. Ironically they're called ThinkPad T61 'TopSeller' models. Lenovo says they're aimed at small and medium-sized businesses. The XP TopSellers are available immediately, and the part numbers are 6465-03U,… Go To Full Article

New Seagate Drives Have Real Difficulties With Linux

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'The problem is to do with the power-saving systems on Seagate's latest range of drives and the fact that it is shipped already formatted to NTFS. The NTFS is only a slight hurdle to Linux users who have a kernel… Go To Full Article

New transistor design may kick off race to 10GHz

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Japanese company Unisantis, founded in 2004 to develop and commercialize a new type of transistor, has announced a 24-month collaborative research agreement with Sinapore's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) to work on the device. Unisantis is making some huge claims about… Go To Full Article

Leaked AMD Memo Sheds Light on Phenom CPU, Motherboard Availability

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More details of the AMD platform launch that included the Phenom, the RD790 chipset and the RV670 graphics processor surfaced early in November. DailyTech reported early in November 2007 on the pricing structure of the Phenom processors ranging from about… Go To Full Article

Samsung Player Brings Blu-ray Disc Hardware to $299

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Mimicking the way HD DVD players hit new rock bottom prices with sudden, unannounced sales, Blu-ray Disc hardware is at a never before seen level of affordability. Retailers such as Amazon, Circuit City and Best Buy -… Go To Full Article

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