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NVIDIA ports its CUDA GPU-programming architecture to x86

@ 2010/09/23 read/post comments(0)
In a move that shouldn't be that surprising, NVIDIA has announced that its popular CUDA platform is being ported to x86. The obvious angle here is that this will give NVIDIA a weapon against OpenCL and DirectCompute in the high-performance… Go To Full Article

Crucial hits $1/gb with SSD Products

@ 2010/09/23 read/post comments(4)
The company is selling its M225 Series Solid State Drives with a quite unique price: one dollar per gigabyte. Truth to be told, the units are refurbished ones, so you can't be sure how long will they last but at… Go To Full Article

Intel's Light Peak panned by OEM?

@ 2010/09/22 read/post comments(0)
Intel's first implementation of Light Peak will not be broadly adopted by PC makers, but it opens a door to future optical interconnects. That's the view of an engineer in one top-tier PC company and an analyst report published separately… Go To Full Article

iBUYPOWER Launches New AMD Dragon Special Edition Chassis

@ 2010/09/22 read/post comments(0)
El Monte, CA – September 22, 2010 – iBUYPOWER, a leading innovator in gaming PCs, is excited to announce the new limited edition Dragon Chassis, designed in conjunction with AMD. The uniquely wrapped NZXT Lexa enclosure features the metallic AMD… Go To Full Article

DX11 Coming To Linux (But Not XP)

@ 2010/09/22 read/post comments(0)
As reported over at Phoronix, the Direct X 11 API now has an open source implementation on top of Gallium3d which should ease porting of games to Linux with or without Wine. While still in its infancy, you can see… Go To Full Article

HIS HD 5570 Low Profile VideoCard Review

@ 2010/09/22 read/post comments(0)
The HIS HD 5570 low profile accomplishes filling a void often left by other manufacturers who don't focus on HTPC videocards in their product lineup. Physically, there is nothing I can really pick out to be a fault for this… Go To Full Article

NZXT Phantom Crafted Series ATX Enclosure Review

@ 2010/09/22 read/post comments(0)
Computer case manufacturers have had to get very creative to attract your hard earned money. In the last year, we’ve seen uber fancy and expensive cases offering a wide array of features, some useful and some not so much. When… Go To Full Article

GIGABYTE X58A-UD5 Motherboard

@ 2010/09/22 read/post comments(0)
The X58A-UD5 is one of the latest boards in GIGABYTE's refresh of its Intel X58 chipset board line. The board improves upon an already solid design, adding support for the newest Intel based processors and the much touted SATA 6G… Go To Full Article

Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic Platinum

@ 2010/09/22 read/post comments(1)
Nvidia’s release of the GF104 processor was a real breakthrough for the company which had not had an inexpensive chip to produce profitable mainstream graphics cards. The GF100 processor, the first in the Fermi series, was too expensive, hot, big… Go To Full Article

HomeGroup: A practical guide to domestic bliss with Windows 7

@ 2010/09/22 read/post comments(0)
An important thing to understand is that HomeGroup requires IPv6 to be operational on your local network. This is enabled in Windows 7 by default, and you don't need any special routing equipment to support it. A lot of people… Go To Full Article

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