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Boffins reveal next generation processor

@ 2007/04/25 read/post comments(0)
BOFFINS working at the University of Texas have developed a new general-purpose computer processor, which has the potential of reaching trillions of calculations per second. Go To Full Article

Philips Display Fabric Patent Published

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Philips Electronics filed a patent application in September 2004 for a new invention that allows displays on fabric. This new technology, invented by George Marmaropoulos, is said to be applied to clothing or furniture and can be applied to already… Go To Full Article

Noctua NH-U12F: Quiet Air Cooling from Austria

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The Rascom design in Austria also brings additional advantages. Rascom is a principal in Österreichisches Institut für Wärmeübertragung und Ventilatorentechnik, ÖIWV (The Austrian Institute for Heat-Transmission and Fan Technology). This development partnership between Noctua and ÖIWV brings extensive scientific resources… Go To Full Article

[M] Dedicated Mysql server burns through 500W PSU

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Our site was offline due to the power supply failing on our dedicated mysql server; Priorweb, our hosting company, was on the case before I even mailed them; the last hours they have been troubleshooting the dedicated server (new PSU… Go To Full Article

Overclocking the AMD HD 2900 XT

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The system I'm using is an Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6800, ASUS P5N32SLI-E with 2x2GB DDR2-800. My tests this morning used the Catalyst 8.361 RC4 driver. The card used was a Radeon HD 2900 XT 512MB. Go To Full Article

Intel Wipes Out AMD's 2006 Marketshare Gains in One Quarter

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The price war that is waging between Intel and AMD paid off handsomely for Intel in the first quarter according to the latest numbers from Mercury Research. Intel managed to capture 80.5 percent of the PC processor market for Q1… Go To Full Article

Geforce 8800 Ultra is just an overclocked GTX

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The GeForce 8800 Ultra comes with 768MB of GDDR-3 memory clocked at very aggressive 1.175 GHz in DDR mode, or 2.35 GHz. The bandwidth has now grown to surpass any upcoming competition, regardless of the width of the memory bus… Go To Full Article

Strapped AMD to raise $1.8 billion

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Advanced Micro Devices said Monday it would raise $1.8 billion in convertible debt, bringing relief to a company in danger of running short of cash by year's end. The struggling chip maker, which is locked in a… Go To Full Article

Real geeks never chuck anything away

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TWENTY YEAR OLD POWER SUPPLIES. You just can't have enough of them, can you? You simply can't tell when you might need one. The same goes for VESA graphics cards, antique ISA SoundBlasters, serial mice and knackered 14 inch CRTs.… Go To Full Article

DRAM prices set to plunge

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DRAM Exchange said prices for contract DRAM, supplied to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) slid to an "extremely low" level. It hopes that this trend downwards may reach its bottom in the second half of this year. Go To Full Article

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