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Sound and physics are the buzzwords for AMD's R600

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R600 combines graphics with audio and physics process in a whole another way, and those 64 vect5D shader pipelines yield in 320 scalar units total, directly comparable to Nvidia's 128 scalar ones. Now, 128 scalar units at 1.35 GHz is… Go To Full Article

AMD 300mm Barcelona Spotted

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Roaming the halls of AMD's Austin, Texas campus this week I tripped over this rolling out of a nearby cube. A shiny new 300mm wafer chock full of Barcelona processors. Some of the things that Phil Hester told us last… Go To Full Article

VIA Announces Pico-ITX Form Factor

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VIA Technologies today announced a new small form factor that is smaller than its miniscule nano-ITX form factor. The new pico-ITX form factor measures in at 3.94 inches wide and 2.83 inches deep – 50% smaller than a nano-ITX motherboard.… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake MaxOrb CPU Cooler

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Coming from the same brand, these two air coolers are just too different to end their today’s competition with a draw. We are going to introduce to you the newest Thermaltake cooler – MaxOrb. Let find out if defeats the… Go To Full Article

Four gaming mice tested

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here are so many factors to get right – form, number of buttons and the resistance they give, extra features and availability to left handed users, all of these play a part. That’s even neglecting the whole wired/wireless debate that… Go To Full Article

Samsung 206BW 20 Inch LCD Display

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The 206BW is Samsung's 20inch widescreen workhorse. It has some very nice features, but is priced to sell... this is to say that it is designed to compete with some of Samsung's more price-conscious competitors. With a current street price… Go To Full Article

AMD Q1 2007 earnings conference call notes

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I have posted up my notes here from AMD's Q1 2007 earnings call. This one is the best one in some time, and is chock full of details on Barcelona, R600, 45nm progress, 300mm fab progress, and desktop Barcelona parts.… Go To Full Article

Mushkin HP2-6400 DDR2 800 Mhz Tested

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So you have been thinking about that next upgrade, wondering which component will help you over your next performance hurdle. How about 4 gigabytes of system memory? I know what you are thinking, though. You are thinking that nobody has… Go To Full Article

Mushkin Releases HP2-6400 4GB Memory Kit

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Mushkin adds the HP2-6400 5-4-4 kit to its high-performance 4GB DDR2 lineup. DENVER,CO (April 19, 2007) – Mushkin, a global leader in high performance computer products, today released the HP2-6400 5-4-4 modules available in… Go To Full Article

Xclio Stable Power 1000W Power Supply

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Xclio is working on making a name for themselves with a line of high quality cases and power supplies, and I recently took a look at one of their power supply units, the Stable Power 500W. I had mixed feelings… Go To Full Article

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