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Intel 45nm notebook CPUs to account for 50% of total shipments in 2Q08

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In reports similar to those for server platforms, Intel plans to ramp up its 45nm mobile processors (Penryn) and related platforms to account for over 50% of the company's total notebook shipments in the second quarter of 2008, according to… Go To Full Article

Microsoft Issues Comprehensive Vista Patches to Testers

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According to a posting at nV News, Microsoft has issued two comprehensive software patches to testers which resolve a laundry list of Windows Vista issues. The 938979 Vista Performance and Reliability Pack Download improves performance when copying/moving large files, copying/moving… Go To Full Article

DX10 Fails To Attract Gamers

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Summary: DX10 hardware too expensive. Vista sucks. DX10 games not much better than DX9. Developers have no incentive to make DX10 games. There you have it. Maybe devs will finally wise up and start making OpenGL cross-platform games again.… Go To Full Article

Corsair to launch 450W PSU

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When everyone else is going higher and higher in terms of power supply Wattage, Corsair is going down. It is about to launch a 450W PSU, although this is part of a new VX series, instead of its current HX… Go To Full Article

Nvidia has high hopes for Hybrid SLI

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It is a combination of IGP graphic and discrete graphic rendering together. The principle is rather simple. You take a graphics card, lets say an 8400 or an 8600 and plug it into the integrated graphic board and when you… Go To Full Article

Diamond Radeon HD 2900 XT 1GB Video Card Review

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This card, with a staggering 128 GB/s of memory bandwidth, raises a number of intriguing questions about the role of memory bandwidth, the question of graphics memory size (how much is enough?) and most of all, the potential of AMD's… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake MaxOrb CPU Cooler Review

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The Thermaltake MaxOrb performed well and is right in-line with other coolers of its type - and this is with warm ambient temperatures. The speed control functioned smoothly and when on high speed, the noise from the fan was barely… Go To Full Article

Akasa AK975cu & AK965 775 CPU Coolers Review

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The cooler has two heat-pipes which feed into the heatsink fins at the top. What is unusual for a cooler with heat-pipes is that the heatsink also makes contact with the base copper plate. I suspect that the Go To Full Article

Sapphire HD 2400 XT Video Card Review

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What are some people thinking? Hundreds of dollars for a video card!? I just want to be able to play one or two DirectX 10 games at realistic resolutions. If this sounds like you, you're probably in the market for… Go To Full Article

ATI Radeon HD 2900 Pro coming end of the year

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The HD 2900 Pro will arrive in Q4 2007, this new card uses the same R600 core has HD 2900 XT, the target is to fill the gap between NVIDIA's 8600GTS and 8800GTS 320. The price should be close to… Go To Full Article

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