"A Wobble" responsible for hard drive failures

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SCIENTISTS at the University of California and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies have worked out what causes magnetic avalanches which cause disk drive failures. According to IT Pro, magnetic avalanches occur when a magnetic head hovers over a patch of disk… Go To Full Article

Tokyo report: Akihabara loses its lustre

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AS SOMEONE visiting all the Far Eastern metropolises so often that I know the ins and outs of Hong Kong, Taipei, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo better than my old hometown Belgrade, I was taken by the allure of Akihabara… Go To Full Article

Multi Core CPUs vs Dedicated Physics CPU?

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John Carmack had this to say on the subject: "I am not a believer in dedicated PPUs. Multiple CPU cores will be much more useful in general, but when GPUs finally get reasonably fine grained context… Go To Full Article

Intel is hiring more discrete graphic experts

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Intel plans to unveil its Larrabee discrete graphic plans within next few quarters and last time we heard about it, the Larrabee was scheduled for Q2 2008. Intel US is after some senior graphic people with strong background in discrete… Go To Full Article

AMD wanted to sell Dresden, investors said no

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AMD is in real cash crisis probably the worst one in the history of the company. It is not the acquisition of ATI that caused it, it is because its Barcelona is heavily delayed and that the average selling price… Go To Full Article

Nvidia SLI works on Intel boards, but only with Quadro cards

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We found out that Intel chipsets can and do support SLI. Nvidia has enabled its cards to run on Intel chipset based motherboards, but only on the professional X5000 chipset combined with a Quadro 4600 or 5600. Our sources had… Go To Full Article

Coolink Silentator CPU Cooler Review

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Recently we at Bjorn3D received a press release from a company that we were at the time unfamiliar with, Coolink. Coolink was touting the the results of their new cooler the Silentator. An excerpt from that press release stated: 'While… Go To Full Article

EA FIFA 07 Kicker Case Modding Project

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Ah, the summer months are beautiful, aren't they? There are so many great things to do for the 20 hours that the weather's nice: barbeques, beach visits, football... Well, it may not be the greatest weather for any of the… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Aquagate S1 INTEL/AMD Water Cooling System Review

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Cooler Master has definitely made it easy to get into watercooling with the Aquagate S1. With everything ready to go out of the box, it's as easy to install as a typical air cooled heatsink and still manages to keep… Go To Full Article

Crucial Ballistix Tracer PC2-8500 Memory Kit Review

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At the top of the ram we have the gap for the activity lights in two rows, these are really just for appearance but as I mentioned earlier those buying these sticks over the regular Ballistix will be Go To Full Article

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