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Seasonic X-400 Fanless (SS-400FL)

@ 2010/08/30 read/post comments(0)
After launching the X-Series, its first 80 PLUS Gold power supplies in September 2009, Seasonic announced a whole range at Computex, going from 400 to 1200 watts. The least powerful versions, the 400 to 460 watt supplies, are both fanless,… Go To Full Article

Farewell to ATI, AMD to Retire the ATI Brand Later this Year

@ 2010/08/30 read/post comments(0)
Four years ago AMD did the unthinkable: it announced the 5.4 billion dollar acquisition of ATI in a combination of cash and stock. What followed was a handful of very difficult years for AMD, an upward swing for ATI and… Go To Full Article

Intel's Core 2011 Mobile Roadmap Revealed: Sandy Bridge Part II

@ 2010/08/30 read/post comments(0)
Late last week we pulled back the covers on Intel's next-generation Core architecture update: Sandy Bridge. Due out in Q1 2011, we learned a lot about Sandy Bridge's performance in our preview. Sandy Bridge will be the first high performance… Go To Full Article

A $30 Adapter, a World of Eyefinity Possibilities

@ 2010/08/30 read/post comments(0)
One of the main reasons for the high price of many active adapters is their compatibility with the high bandwidth, high resolution dual link DVI standard. However, a single-link DVI connection still allows for resolutions up to 1920 x 1200… Go To Full Article

Intel to Acquire Infineon's Wireless Solutions Business

@ 2010/08/30 read/post comments(0)
Infineon Technologies AG and Intel Corporation have entered into a definitive agreement to transfer Infineon’s Wireless Solutions (WLS) business to Intel in a cash transaction valued at approximately $1.4 billion. WLS, a leading provider of cellular platforms… Go To Full Article

Intel Sandy Bridge Preview

@ 2010/08/29 read/post comments(2)
With Sandy Bridge, Intel integrated the clock generator, usually present on the motherboard, onto the 6-series chipset die. While BCLK is adjustable on current Core iX processors, with Sandy Bridge it’s mostly locked at 100MHz. There will be some wiggle… Go To Full Article

ATI CrossFireX Application Profile 10.8a Performance

@ 2010/08/29 read/post comments(0)
CrossFireX gets a performance boost in two games thanks to a new CrossFireX Application Profile update. Performance in Aliens vs. Predators and Battlefield Bad Company 2 has been greatly improved, finally. CFX users will want to make sure to check… Go To Full Article

Mortgage worker got drunk, shot computer server

@ 2010/08/26 read/post comments(0)
A Salt Lake City mortgage company employee allegedly got drunk, opened fired on his firm’s computer server with a .45-caliber automatic, and then told police someone had stolen his gun and caused the damage. Joshua Lee Campbell,… Go To Full Article

Things to do if your internet goes down (download this webpage now!)

@ 2010/08/26 read/post comments(2)
Over time your desktop collects dust and it’s important to blow out the case periodically. Get some Canned Air, and clean out all the dust bunnies in the machine. Also, this is a good time to reseat the systems RAM,… Go To Full Article

Thermalright HR-02 Passive Processor Heatsink Review

@ 2010/08/26 read/post comments(1)
All testing of the coolers will occur, one again, inside our NZXT Tempest Evo case. This is per Thermalright’s installation recommendations and to create airflow similar to what you would see at home. Given this is a passive cooler, testing… Go To Full Article

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