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Seagate: Will lay off 10% of US work force

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In an SEC filing today, Seagate announced it will be laying off 10% of its U.S. work force, or about 800. Seagate employs 54,000 people worldwide and about 8,000 of them work in the U.S. Seagate will disclose full details… Go To Full Article

Nvidia slashes Q4 guidance up to 50%

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Today, Nvidia announced they would release official Q4 fiscal quarter results on January 25, 2009. They are revising their forecast down by 40% to 50% sequentially due to weakness in end-user demand and inventory reductions by Nvidia's channel partners in… Go To Full Article

Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 drives failing

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SEAGATE'S FLAGSHIP desktop Barracuda 7200.11 drives, in particular the 1TB (ST31000340AS) units, are failing at an alarming rate and prompting outrage from their faithful customers. A new self-bricking feature apparently resides in faulty firmware microcode which will… Go To Full Article

19" LCD Monitors Roundup

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In our today’s article we are going to discuss another seven displays with 19-inch diagonal from Acer, Asus, Samsung and ViewSonic. Among them are a couple of pretty unusual solutions: one based on PVA matrix and another one with a… Go To Full Article

SanDisk Wants SSDs to Go Mainstream, Launches Affordable Lineup

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SanDisk Corp., a leading supplier of various flash-based products, has unveiled a new family of solid-state drives (SSDs) that do not offer unprecedented performance, but boast with relatively affordable price and are likely to be broadly available. The company hopes… Go To Full Article

ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2 vs. Nvidia GeForce GTX 280

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For a while there used to be a significant gap in the Advanced Micro Devices graphics accelerators lineup, and the rival – Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 – could easily take this spot over. Now things have changed and thanks to… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA PhysX V9.09.0010 Leaked

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NVIDIA PhysX v9.09.0010 system software has been leaked by toomanydownloads. It comes with support for GeForce 8, 9, and GTX200 Series graphics cards (with at least 256MB of memory), Ageia PhysX cards. Main updates: - Includes… Go To Full Article

AMD 760G getting close to launch

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AMD is getting ready to launch its replacement for the aging 740G IGP chipset and as the 760G is getting close to launch, the first solid details are starting to trickle out. We've managed to get our hands on a… Go To Full Article

[M] OCZ at CES 2009

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OCZ showcased a lot of new products at CES this year; inside a preview of things to come... Go To Full Article

Intel DG45FC ITX Motherboard Review

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When people think about ITX, there are a few stigmas that come to mind. The first is that there is limited choice. The second is that performance is lacking. While these two points may have been true in the past,… Go To Full Article

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