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OCZ releases new firmware for Vertex and Agility SSDs

@ 2010/01/21 read/post comments(0)
This release has TRIM And GC all in 1 package, only 1 ISO for each drive type. DO NOT FLASH THIS IF YOUR FW IS ALREADY AT 1.42. Those drives have Nand that is not supported in… Go To Full Article

Microsoft patching "Google hack" flaw in IE tomorrow

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Microsoft has issued an Advanced Notification for the out-of-band security bulletin it is releasing tomorrow for Internet Explorer at approximately 10 am PST. The patch will fix vulnerabilities in IE6, IE7, and IE8 on supported editions of Windows 2000, Windows… Go To Full Article

Microsoft: Natal Is More Than Motion Controller

@ 2010/01/21 read/post comments(0)
For Microsoft, Natal may really be more than a controller for video games. Instead, Natal may be a part of the bigger project to introduce completely new way of interaction between end-users and Windows-based personal computers. In addition, many software… Go To Full Article

Intel DP55WG: a Different Inexpensive LGA1156 Mainboard

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The main hero of our today’s review is a full-size ATX mainboard – Intel DP55WG from the Media Series based on Intel P55 Express chipset. Of course, we are going to compare its accessories bundle, PCB layout, features, performance and… Go To Full Article

ATIC Wants Full Ownership of GlobalFoundries

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GlobalFoundries is currently owned jointly by ATIC and AMD, but the situation is very likely to change soon, according to Reuters. ATIC is obviously discontent with its 65.8% stake of the foundry, and has recently filed an application with Germany’s… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 SP1 Beta Spotted In The Wild

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Earlier this week, we reported that testers can expect to get hands on the first service pack for Windows 7 this summer, with the final release happening in fall. Such reports came from word that the big SP1 is already… Go To Full Article

Intel X68 "Tylersburg-Refresh" and P65 Chipset Details Leaked

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Japenese website ascii.jp got their hands on an Intel chipset roadmap. Intel X68 (codename Tylersburg-Refresh) is planned for Q2 this year. This S1366 chipset will sport SATA 6Gb, USB 3.0 and enough PCIe bandwidth for a high end system.… Go To Full Article

Nvidia Responds to AMD's Claim of PhysX CPU MultiCore Issues

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I have been a member of the PhysX team, first with AEGIA, and then with Nvidia, and I can honestly say that since the merger with Nvidia there have been no changes to the SDK code which purposely reduces the… Go To Full Article

GIGABYTE GA-H57M-USB3 (H57 Express) Motherboard

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With our coverage of the 32nm Core i5 661 we saw H55 performance. Now we take a look at a H57 based board from GIGABYTE. This board is very much a higher end product than the H55 and has been… Go To Full Article

ECS GeForce GT 240 512MB

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The ECS GeForce GT 240 512MB is a budget gaming graphics card, considerably lower on the performance totem pole than its larger Nvidia GTX and GTS siblings, but nonetheless occupies an important part of the consumer market. Not everyone has… Go To Full Article

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