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Ageia Releases Physics Accelerators for Laptops

@ 2007/08/23 read/post comments(0)
Ageia, currently the world’s only provider of dedicated physics processing units (PPUs) for personal computers (PCs), announced on Wednesday at Games Convention conference its first physics accelerator for mobile computers. While Ageia targets the rapidly growing segment of high-performance laptops… Go To Full Article

Intel Shows Off New Extreme Processor for Laptops - Core 2 Extreme X7900

@ 2007/08/23 read/post comments(4)
In a bid to offer the world’s fastest central processing unit for mobile computers, Intel Corp. demonstrated at Games Convention conference its new “extreme” chip that cranks up performance of laptops and allows notebook manufacturers to overclock it even further,… Go To Full Article

Industry Experts Claim Lithium-Ion Batteries Have Fundamental Flaw

@ 2007/08/23 read/post comments(0)
Lithium-ion batteries are used almost everywhere nowadays, but the recent recalls of them by top makers like Matsushita/Panasonic, Sony Corp. and Sanyo Corp. indicate that something is wrong with their manufacturing, industry experts believe. The battery specialists claim that fabrication… Go To Full Article

Biostar's TP35D2-A7 and TP35D3-A7 Deluxe motherboards

@ 2007/08/23 read/post comments(0)
Enthusiasts crave bargains—perhaps even more than we lust after performance—and Biostar's new P35-based motherboards are very affordable indeed. The TP35D2-A7 can be had for less than $90, for example, and the TP35D3-A7 Deluxe rings in at only $160. But there's… Go To Full Article

Far Cry 2 first public demo - watch out Crysis

@ 2007/08/23 read/post comments(0)
Breaking news! Ubisoft showed the first live demo of Far Cry 2 at GC 2007. What we saw in the in-game demo was very impressive for a build that is at least six months away from completion - Far Cry… Go To Full Article

SilverStone Fan Compendium

@ 2007/08/23 read/post comments(0)
While I can't comment on the 50000 hour lifetime spec, I can say that after running each fan 24/7 I am confident that these fans will perform admirably well into the future. All-in-all I can highly recommend the Go To Full Article

NMEDIAPC HTPC 288 SA: Affordable Case for an HTPC System

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Today we are going to review a system case from NMEDIAPC that can be used to build an all-purpose HTPC system for a wide range of applications. It proved to be a great choice for those who need a universal… Go To Full Article

iMON Ultra Bay Review

@ 2007/08/23 read/post comments(1)
The iMON Ultra Bay will turn any mid-tower or full-tower case into a Home Theater PC Case. The iMON LCD products now uses the new iMON LCD developed by SoundGraph which is designed for the HTPC market. This particular LCD… Go To Full Article

Vizo Luxon Advanced SD 3.5" SATA to USB Hard Drive External Enclosure Review

@ 2007/08/23 read/post comments(0)
Hard drive enclosures come in handy, it's nice to be able to throw an HDD into one and transfer data easily, but not all are created equal. I've always been a fan of the Vizo Luxon series of HDD enclosures,… Go To Full Article

Windows Vista ReadyBoost: Does it Make a Difference?

@ 2007/08/23 read/post comments(1)
A hard drive is not as quick as solid state memory, so it can suffer from read latency. ReadyBoost was envisioned to allow the PC to temporarily store non-critical operating system data on the USB memory flash drive for quicker… Go To Full Article

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