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Nvidia takes a big hit in the second quarter

@ 2008/08/13 read/post comments(0)
The company posted sales of $893 million, down 23% from $1.15 billion the first quarter and down 5% from $936 million year over year. In a rare event, Nvidia reported a hefty loss of $120.9 million, compared to a net… Go To Full Article

Quake Live In-Game Footage from QuakeCon

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A two match set of games between ZeRo4 and rapha. Commentary provided by Carmac, Rod "Slasher" Breslau, and Brian "destrukt" Flander. Go To Full Article

TheInquirer claims that 9600/8800/9800 GPUs Are Faulty

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If you haven't been following the story, the short version, up till now, is that all G84 and G86 chips are bad. Nvidia is blaming everyone under the sun, but denying they have any hand in the failures. While this… Go To Full Article

Antec Signature Series 850 Power Supply

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The concept of a Signature product is certainly one which we have seen time and again in the enthusiast realm and often these products do represent the pinnacle of what a company offers but to many peoples’ chagrin these products… Go To Full Article

Elpida develops 2.5 Gb/s DDR3 Chips

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Elpida Memory announced that it had developed a 1Gb DDR3 SDRAM that delivers a speed up to 2.5Gbps. The new copper interconnect-based DDR3 SDRAM is targeted for servers and high-end PCs. Sample shipments are scheduled to begin by the end… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA releases new Quadro Plex D CUDA desktop rigs

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NVIDIA's really pushing the GPU-as-CPU angle at SIGGRAPH this year -- we've already seen the PhysX and CUDA-powered GeForce Power Pack for consumers, and the company is also updating the Quadro Plex series of visual co-processors for workstation customers. The… Go To Full Article

Intel E8600 E0 Stepping Overclocks to 4.9Ghz on WC

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With both CPU's stock core voltage being 1.24v, it was an easy comparison. The E3110 (C0) achieved a stable overclock of 3.51GHz (390 x 9.) While the E8600 (E0) was able to obtain nearly identical FSB speeds at stock core… Go To Full Article

US States Looking to Tax Electronic Downloads

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Despite high piracy rates, digital content services are riding high. Some like Valve have made a lucrative business off distributing video game content such as the Half Life, Doom, and Grand Theft Auto games (the latter two licensed by id… Go To Full Article

Intel 22nm Ivy Bridge and Haswell CPU Details

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The IDF is usually the ideal place to learn more about the business heart of Intel, ie the design of microprocessors. Although this issue has not been rich in ads, we still able to glean some information by talking with… Go To Full Article

MSI's EFI Bios Explored and Tested

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Many of us already seen some thing about EFI and know what it is capable off, but I'll post this anyway. Why? Because if you ask me this is one of the biggest real innovation we've seen in the last… Go To Full Article

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