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S3 Chrome 540 GTX moves in

@ 2009/02/10 read/post comments(0)
THE GRAPHICS tentacle of Via, S3 Graphics, has spawned another member to its growing family of Chrome budget-yet-HD-capable graphics cards The Chrome 540GTX finally adopts 2007's flavour of graphics memory, GDDR3, all 256MB of it, but on… Go To Full Article

ATI RV740, M93, M97, AMD 890 Confirmed

@ 2009/02/10 read/post comments(0)
ATI, graphics products group of Advanced Micro Devices, has started to list several yet-unannounced products on its web-site. The new chips are believed to be manufactured using 40nm process technology and are projected to help the company to win market… Go To Full Article

Everest 5.00 released

@ 2009/02/09 read/post comments(0)
* Improved Hardware Monitoring module with Alerting feature * Support for Intel Core i7, Intel Atom and AMD Phenom II processors * Support for OpenGL 3.0 with OpenGL version compliancy test * Support for Windows 7 and… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom II X4 / X3 vs Core 2 Duo / Core i7 all at 3Ghz

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We thought it would be very interesting to compare with different CPU's from both Intel and AMD, which we'll make even more interesting by comparing them clock-by-clock. That's why all CPU's are running at 3.0 GHz in the clock-by-clock comparison.… Go To Full Article

New nForce 980a SLI chipset is renamed nForce 780a

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Some things really puzzled us. VR-Zone got to learn that Nvidia is planning to rebrand nForce 780a SLI chipset to nForce 980a SLI and the specs remain unchanged. ASUS leaked some details regarding this nForce 980a SLI chipset when they… Go To Full Article

Germans sell hackintosh PC - HyperMegaNet Mac-Clones

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A German company by the name of HyperMegaNet (full name Compu-Global Hyper Meganet, as you've heard it in The Simpsons) has started selling cheap desktop PCs preinstalled with Mac OS X. It's only a matter of time before the legal… Go To Full Article

The Lagom LCD monitor test pages

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With the first few test images, you can calibrate your monitor by adjusting the brightness, contrast, clock/phase, sharpness, and gamma settings of the monitor. I recommend to go through them in the order they are presented. If you use this… Go To Full Article

The Dark Side of LCD Overdrive : Input Lag

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Faster is always better. Thanks to that simple philosophy, LCD pixel response times have been driven down to puny proportions in recent years. Today, even the slowest panels are rated at 16ms or better and deliver adequate… Go To Full Article

The word "Netbook" is a protected trademark?

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Late last year we were covering the news that Psion was informing folks that they owned the trademark for the term “netbook” and that it should not be used generically. Psion subsequently responded to our coverage and stated that they… Go To Full Article

Havendale CPU + IGP 45nm cancelled, relaced with 32nm Clarkdale

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It looks like Intel is not keen on waiting for AMD's recovery, and it just shocked the world with internal announcement to cancel Havendale 45nm, its first dual core CPU with integrated IGP. Cancelling this CPU sounds like a bad… Go To Full Article

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