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ATI HD 2400 is slower than NVIDIA 8400GS

@ 2007/06/10 read/post comments(0)
It seems that in a head to head comparison, Nvidia might have a winner, since 8400GS running at 450/400 (GPU: RAM in DDR mode) will score around 1600 3DMarks 06, while HD 2400 Pro at 520 MHz for the GPU… Go To Full Article

Motherboard Makers Unenthusiastic about DDR3 Memory

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In spite of memory module makers’ enthusiasm about DDR3, mainboard makers are not as close as excited about the new memory type. Many of system board designers are placing slots for previous generation DDR2 memory even on enthusiast-class platforms, which… Go To Full Article

Dual 8-Core Opteron hidden by 128GB memory modules

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This new machine arrived at work the other day, for us to set up. There are 8 dual-core Opterons in there somewhere, running at 2.8GHz each (as I recall) ... but they're hard to see as they are tucked away… Go To Full Article

Another Microsoft Open Secret: Windows Vista SP1 Exists

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AFAIK, SP1 is still on track to be delivered simultaneously with Windows Server 2008. It's far enough away from Vista's RTM and close enough away to shipping that Microsoft should confirm its existence. In fact, beta testers should be given… Go To Full Article

Nvidia denies giving SLI to Intel

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AFTER SEEING THAT several Intel partners talked about Chipzilla getting a licence for SLI multi-technology and even showcased upcoming motherboards with SLI support, we got a request from Nvidia to correct our story. Go To Full Article

Micron 2Gbit DDR3 ready to go

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Micron Technology is on its way to producing DDR3, and the company believes it is in a favorable position to offer competitive pricing and take the lead in the next-generation SDRAM race. However, the transition to DDR3 will not come… Go To Full Article

Intel's rumored graphics chip a no-show

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Intel held 38.7% of the graphics chip market at the end of the first quarter, followed by Nvidia with 28.5% and AMD with 21.9%, according to Jon Peddie Research. Go To Full Article

Questions hang over AMD after show debacle

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If this situation continues and AMD doesn't correct the problem real soon, the victim will not only be AMD's share price - we're talking far more serious consequences, not limited to the vendors asking tough questions. Go To Full Article

What's with the 3Gb memory barrier?

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Yes, if you install 8Gb of RAM (the artificially-limited maximum for Vista Home Basic; Home Premium can take 16Gb) in 64-bit Vista, you'll be able to use more than 7Gb of that RAM, no matter what. But unless you're using… Go To Full Article

How Much Power Do You Really Need For Your PC?

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I am not trying to convince anyone to ditch their large PSUs in favor of smaller and more efficient units. My (green-ness) usually ends with putting plastic bottles in that special recycling box. All I am saying is - don't… Go To Full Article

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