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Geforce 8800 GT has two parts - 256/512Mb

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Nvidia product strategy is quite clear this time. It will launch two Geforce 8800GT codenamed D8P / G92 one with 256MB and one with 512MB. Nvidia has told its partners that the 512MB version will cost between $229 and $249… Go To Full Article

Samsung ships USB connected 940UX LCD monitor

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Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a world-leading manufacturer of professional LCD and PDP display products, today announced the Samsung 940UX Monitor, the first 19" flat-panel USB connected LCD monitor. The display leverages Samsung's proprietary UbiSync technology to allow multiple screens to… Go To Full Article

More performance updates, fixes for Vista released in advance of SP1

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Windows Vista is either a smash hit if you listen to Microsoft or a slow burn if you consider how it has failed to ignite PC sales. Despite lots of eye candy and new features, the general impression of Vista—especially… Go To Full Article

The AudioFile: Understanding MP3 compression

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Since its standardization in 1991, MP3 has gone from being a little-known portion of a video file format to the kind of ubiquity that most brands can only dream of having. It's both widespread, with small players flying off the… Go To Full Article

$50 Budget PC Power Supply Roundup

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We went to Newegg and purchased five US$50 computer power supplies that we thought should be solid buys. But what happens when you ask these PSUs to put up its advertised power numbers in heavy usage conditions? You might be… Go To Full Article

Intel to Boost Single-Core Performance

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Speaking at the Gelato Itanium Conference and Expo held in Singapore on Tuesday, Cameron McNairy, principal engineer of Itanium Processor Architect at Intel, said: "We have not abandoned single-core performance and we're looking to increase that with each generation (of… Go To Full Article

What is ctfmon.exe And Why Is It Running?

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Ctfmon is the Microsoft process that controls Alternative User Input and the Office Language bar. It's how you can control the computer via speech or a pen tablet, or using the onscreen keyboard inputs for asian languages. … Go To Full Article

Nvidia to Boost GeForce 8800 GTS with 112 Shader Processors

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The world’s leading supplier of graphics chips is said to activate 16 additional unified shader processors in the GeForce 8800 GTS 640MB graphics cards, which means that the newer versions of the product will come with 112 stream processors activated.… Go To Full Article

Asus P5K3-Deluxe/WiFi-AP P35 motherboard

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It's been quite a few months since we reviewed the Asus P5K-Deluxe; in which we wrote about in June of this year. Today, months after images of Asus' P35 chipset based boards were released on several enthusiast websites, we've finally… Go To Full Article

Silverstone Element ST50EF-Plus 500W PSU Review

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In recent months 700 to 1000 watt monsters have been stealing the spotlight on the power supply stage. Many people may think the time of the 500 watt unit has come and gone, but that is just not the case.… Go To Full Article

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