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PCI Express 3.0 base spec to be ready by November

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Now that newer PCs are rocking PCI Express 2.0 slots, it's time for an upgrade, don't you think? EE Times reports that PCI-SIG will complete the PCI Express 3.0 base spec by November, having released a 0.9 version of the… Go To Full Article

Intel's 32 Core, Quad-HyperThreading Super Chip

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Intel has been shipping industry design and development kits codenamed "Knights Ferry" to select developers. Intel says that this MIC architecture is derived from several Intel projects, including Larrabee and such Intel Labs research projects as the Single-chip Cloud Computer. Go To Full Article

Mozilla Unleashes the Kraken

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Mozilla has released the first version a new browser benchmark called Kraken. Mozilla's Robert Sayre writes on his blog, 'More than Sunspider, V8, and Dromaeo, Kraken focuses on realistic workloads and forward-looking applications. Go To Full Article

nVidia planning dual chip GTS450 card for November?

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hen we first heard about the GTS450, there were 2 variants on the sheets we received. We were uncertain how they related to each other – both seemed identical – but one rated at 75w and the second at 150w.… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA ForceWare 260.52 Performance Analysis

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While not as common as Catalyst releases, major ForceWare releases are probably more important for the simple fact that they don't come as often. The fact that they don't come as often also means that people expect more out of… Go To Full Article

AMD's Zacate APU Performance Update

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AMD wanted to make sure there was no confusion about the GPU performance potential of Zacate so it allowed us to install whatever we wanted on both systems to validate the GPU performance we had seen. Take… Go To Full Article

Valve and AMD Team Up to Provide Easy ATI Catalyst Driver Updates on Steam

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AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its collaboration with Valve to deliver ATI Catalyst™ graphics driver updates via its Steam platform, a leading platform for PC games and digital entertainment. Steam users can now detect and install the latest ATI Catalyst… Go To Full Article

SandForce Closes $25 Million Series D Funding

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SandForce Inc., the pioneer of SSD (Solid State Drive) Processors that enable standard NAND Flash deployment in enterprise, client and industrial computing applications, today announced that it has closed $25 million in Series D funding, led by Canaan Partners. Existing…

AXLE Launches Geforce GTS450

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ASUS M4A89GTD Pro/USB3 AMD 890GX Socket AM3 Motherboard Review

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If you didn’t know, AMD and partners market and sell the “GX” and “G” series motherboards as economy boards. They differ from the FX in that they have integrated graphics, but they are fully capable of running discrete video cards.… Go To Full Article

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