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JEDEC Releases Endurance Workloads and Endurance Requirements for SSDs

@ 2010/09/27 read/post comments(0)
Although solid-state drives (SSDs) have been around for over a decade and hit mass market several years ago, manufacturers offered different metrics of their performance and reliability. As a result, it is hardly possible to compare different SSDs based on… Go To Full Article

AMD to Introduce Bulldozer-Compatible Core-Logic Sets in Q2 2011

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Advanced Micro Devices plans to introduce its new 9-series chipsets that will support the forthcoming code-named Zambezi processors featuring Bulldozer micro-architecture as well as input/output memory management unit (IOMMU) in the second quarter of 2011. The new breed of chipsets… Go To Full Article

Making your own lithium-ion batteries

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You can make your own lithium-ion batteries if you have a source for individual cells and a control board to match your desired voltage levels. [Bill Porter] put together a quick tutorial where he makes a 14.4V 2.2 AH battery… Go To Full Article

Xigmatek Intros GAIA SD1283 CPU Cooler

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Xigmatek's launch of the LOKI SD963 isn't the only one for the day, the company also rolled out its slightly larger sibling, the Gaia SD1283, which also seems to be targeted at value conscious buyers seeking high cooling performance. This… Go To Full Article

Xigmatek Unveils LOKI SD963 Budget CPU Cooler

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Xigmatek unveiled its newest CPU cooler targeted at value-conscious gamers, the LOKI SD963. Its conventionally-shaped tower heatsink measures 92 x 50 x 134 mm (W x H x D), weighing 330 g. It uses a dense aluminum fin array that… Go To Full Article

GTX 480 and 460 SLI vs. 5870 CrossFireX

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We re-visit SLI and CrossFireX comparisons today using three different games than we used in previous testing. We compare performance in ARMA II, Crysis Warhead and Mafia II and see if CrossFireX can keep up with SLI scaling with each… Go To Full Article

AMD Radeon HD 6770 and 6750 Specs Sheet Leaked

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Is that Bill Gates staring back at you from Outlook 2010?

@ 2010/09/26 read/post comments(0)
One of the new things in Outlook 2010 is the "People Pane." At the bottom of e-mail windows (both the inbox view and individual messages), the People Pane is a panel that can show recent e-mail from a contact, any… Go To Full Article

AMD suffers Q3 loss

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In a statement, AMD confirmed that it "expects revenue for the quarter ending September 25, 2010 to be in the range of down one to four percent as compared to revenue of $1.65 billion for the quarter ended June 26,… Go To Full Article

Fresco Logic first with xHCI 1.0 USB 3.0 host controller

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FRESCO LOGIC HAS issued a press release stating that it is the first USB 3.0 host controller manufacturer to meet the xHCI 1.0 standard with the introduction of its new FL1009 USB 3.0 host controller. At the same time, the… Go To Full Article

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