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NVIDIA Surround Technology Performance Review

@ 2010/07/21 read/post comments(1)
Today’s comparison pits the GTX 480 SLI against the ATI HD 5870 CrossFireX in 3x1 gaming at 5760x1200 resolution. Make sure you don't miss this one because, as cliché as it may sound, the results are truly surprising. Go To Full Article

Matrox increase multi-monitor resolutions with Intel chips

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Matrox hasn't made much fuzz in the retail segment lately, but it offers a sturdy assortment of graphics products. Not the least its multimonitor solutions. Matrox has now announced that it has increased the resolutions of its DualHead2Go and TripleHead2Go… Go To Full Article

Nvidia GeForce GTX 460 1 GB Graphics Card Review

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As we have expected, GeForce GTX 465, which we have reviewed previously, did become an intermediate solution. It gave way to true Nvidia fighters intending to restore parity with AMD in the segment of affordable gaming solutions priced around $200.… Go To Full Article

Thermalright HR-02 CPU Cooler Review

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Apparently countering its Silver Arrow CPU cooler, which boasts two fans, Thermalright is preparing to let loose the HR-02, a tower cooler that’s supposed to provide top performance but without using any fans. Go To Full Article

Microsoft gives Adobe Reader a Protected Mode

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Microsoft has been helping Adobe develop a sandbox similar to the Protected View in Office 2010. Adobe Reader Protected Mode, a sandboxing technology based on Microsoft's Practical Windows Sandboxing technique, is a new mitigation feature scheduled for the next major… Go To Full Article

New beta of Microsoft Security Essentials released with network protection

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Microsoft has today both announced and released a beta version of its free Security Essentials anti-malware software. The new version of the lightweight anti-virus, anti-spyware software includes more protection against network-based attacks. The network protection has two… Go To Full Article

New Windows Shortcut zero-day exploit confirmed

@ 2010/07/20 read/post comments(0)
Reports have been circulating for a few weeks about a new attack being targeted at certain Windows users that used USB memory sticks to propagate. More details have now emerged, including confirmation from Microsoft that a new flaw exists and… Go To Full Article

Latest TrueCrypt release accelerated by Westmere CPUs

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TrueCrypt is about as good as free encryption software gets. I've yet to see a better alternative for those looking to secure the contents of a thumb drive or hide sensitive data on their own systems. And now, with its… Go To Full Article

DDR3 Prices Set To Drop

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Contract quotes for DRAM chips continued to fall in the first half of July, with the price of 2GB DDR3 modules dropping 2-4% to US$44. However, some module makers and IC distributors are offering the same density DRAM module parts… Go To Full Article

Intel Will Fully Update Celeron, Pentium to 32nm

@ 2010/07/20 read/post comments(0)
Without getting substantial updates for years, Intel Corp.’s Celeron lineup continues to provide better performance compared to Intel Atom central processing units thanks to Core 2-based micro-architecture. But sometimes later in 2010 or even early in 2010 its manufacturer does… Go To Full Article

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