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Sapphire Radeon HD 2600 XT 256MB GDDR4 video card review

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Starting out with the basics, the Radeon HD 2600 XT is based around AMD's 390 million transistor, 65 nanometre manufactured RV630 core, and is basically a shrunk and reduced version of the massive R600 core that powers the company's flagship… Go To Full Article

Sapphire HD 2900 XT 1024MB DDR4 review

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It seems ATI made the right decision when it chose not to ship HD 2900 XTs with 1024MB of memory. While doubling the memory quota does improve performance by a small margin, it is nowhere near enough to… Go To Full Article

New technology has dramatic chip-cooling potential for future computers

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Researchers have demonstrated a new technology using tiny "ionic wind engines" that might dramatically improve computer chip cooling, possibly addressing a looming threat to future advances in computers and electronics. Purdue researchers funded by Intel have improved the "heat-transfer coefficient"… Go To Full Article

AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ "3.2Ghz" Black Edition Tested

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Tested and compared to A64 X2 6000+ and E6750/6850, worth a look if you on AM2 platform. Go To Full Article

Intel prepares boxed quad-core "Penryn" based Xeon processors for November 11

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Intel has set the launch date for its Penryn based quad-core Xeon processor family. The company intends to launch seven new Harpertown based models ranging from 2.0-to-3.16 GHz on November 11, according to a posting on Intel’s reseller webpage. Standard… Go To Full Article

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2007

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************************************************** ****************** Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2007 Issued: August 14, 2007 ************************************************** ****************** This bulletin summary lists security bulletins released for August 2007. The full version of the… Go To Full Article

Microsoft upgrades Hotmail accounts to 5gb

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Just when you were wondering how you’d ever fill up 2 or 4 GB of mail, we’ve given you more storage. Free users will get 5 GB and paid users will get 10 GB of Hotmail storage. Go To Full Article

ATI Catalyst 7.8 Performance Analysis

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alk about one extreme to the other - the 7.7driver set did very little for us in just about every way but the 7.8 drivers have knocked the ball out of the court. These are an absolutely fantastic driver for… Go To Full Article

Compro VideoMate E700 TV card PCI Express 1x

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LIKE IT OR HATE IT, PCIe x1 has slowly pushed old PCI from the motherboards of today, but add-in cards for this new standard have been as rare as hen's teeth. In order to fill out the PCIe x1 slots… Go To Full Article

Intel To Face Chipset Shortage In 2H07?

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With the recent CPU price cuts boosting motherboard demand, it has been reported that Intel chipsets are to face shortages in the third and fourth quarters of this year, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report citing sources… Go To Full Article

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