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AMD to introduce 45nm process AM3 CPU family in 2008 Q2

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AMD schedules to launch its 45nm process socket AM3 family processors in the second half of 2008. The processors will support HyperTransport 3.0 and will have a built-in DDR2/DDR3 memory controller. The processors will be backward compatible with the previous… Go To Full Article

ViewSonic VX2435wm 24" widescreen LCD

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ViewSonic has done some good things with this 24” widescreen monitor. Most importantly, image quality, though not flawless, is very good, with strong colour reproduction and a bright display. It's in design however, that it lets itself down, with a… Go To Full Article

GeForce 8600 GT "Scorp Force Edition"

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After nVidia's recent launch of its midrange portfolio 3DChip proudly announces a review of a modified GeForce 8600 GT modded by edel-Grafikkarten.de. This model features a higher native clock than nVidias reference design than a GeForce 8600GT. Additionally edel-Grafikkarten.de mounted… Go To Full Article

Abit Airpace WiFi PCI-E card

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There's a lot to like about the Abit Airpace WiFi card, not least that it finally makes our PCI-Express x1 slots a lot less useless and solves our network cable woes. With a decent length of cable and a steady,… Go To Full Article

SilverStone MFP51 5.25" Bay LCD

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Media center PC’s are all the rage these days, with people swapping out their stand-alone DVD players for slim PC’s. Unfortunately, a PC doesn’t have its own screen like a DVD player. And that’s where SilverStone come in, or should… Go To Full Article

Sunbeam 3D Storm Case

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One of the things I like about the Sunbeam 3D Storm case is the mesh front with washable open-cell foam to help keep dust from entering the system. The black mesh and the silver aluminum add a subtle touch of… Go To Full Article

Parks shut down drop-tower rides after teen loses feet

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A teen who lost her feet in an accident at a Kentucky amusement park has undergone surgery, a park spokeswoman said Friday, while two park operators closed similar rides around the country. The Superman Tower of Power… Go To Full Article

Pimp Your Windows XP to mimic and even surpass Vista

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For those systems able to run it, the new Aero interface in Windows Vista is both fast and beautiful. By comparison, the blues and creams of Windows XP look distinctly last generation. Of course, beauty is only skin deep and… Go To Full Article

How to revive an old PC

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ONE OF MY INTERESTS is in recycling and reusing older computers. If a business has a room full of fairly recently-pensioned-off kit, I point them at ComputerAid, but it wants recent kit, preferably by the van-full, not the odd knackered-old… Go To Full Article

[M] SD, Memory Stick Duo, USB flash cards ReadyBoost or not

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Prices for mainstream Digital Cameras over 7 mega pixels are going down and they are becoming more affordable, and so do flash memory cards. Would these cards be Windows Vista ReadyBoost ready other than USB? We round up a few… Go To Full Article

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