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First Look at Half Life 2: Episode 2 Performance

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We are working on a full performance and image quality apples-to-apples article comparing the Radeon 2900 XT and GeForce 8 series video cards. Until that is ready we’d like to share with you our first performance experiences with the game… Go To Full Article

640GB PCI Express Flash Drive Costs $19,000

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If a measly 64GB solid state drive just doesn’t cut it for your needs, Fusion-io has a new 640GB flash based hard drive that slips into a PCI-Express x4 slot. Fusion-io promises some very swift speeds from the drive in… Go To Full Article

Intel Eyes 2GHz Memory with XMP Technology.

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Even though a number of memory makers have already released memory modules capable of operating at 1.80GHz, there are no memory modules to break the 2.0GHz barrier nowadays. But this may change soon, as Intel is not only working with… Go To Full Article

OnStar Stolen Vehicle Slowdown hits the brakes on jacked cars

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Although OnStar has offered Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance to its subscribers since 1996, the firm is getting set to add a snazzy new enhancement for 2009 vehicles. The feature, dubbed Stolen Vehicle Slowdown, can use GPS to pinpoint a vehicle… Go To Full Article

Sony's BWU-200S Blu-ray burner reaches 4x speeds

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We know, 4x still isn't all that speedy in the grand scheme of things, but the BWU-200S can still toast BD-R discs twice as fast as last year's BWU-100A. Aside from filling a 50GB BD-R in around 45 minutes, the… Go To Full Article

ATI Catalyst 7.10 Drivers to Improve FPS Performance

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* Enemy Territory: Quake Wars Crossfire performance improves as much as 23% on ATI Radeon™ 1000 series products and single card performance improves as much as 23% on both ATI Radeon HD 2000 and ATI Radeon 1000 series products <br>

GeForce 8800 GT to be launched end of the month

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Nvidia is bringing forward the launch date of its upcoming GeForce 8800 GT (G92) GPU to October 29 from the original November 12, targeting AMD's new Radeon HD 2950PRO (RV670) as the major competitor, according to sources at graphics card… Go To Full Article

Hard drive technology wins the 2007 Nobel Prize for physics

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Albert Fert of the Université Paris-Sud in Orsay, France, and Peter Grünberg of the Forschungszentrum in Jülich, Germany, have been awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in physics for their discovery of the phenomenon known as giant magnetoresistance (GMR). The two… Go To Full Article

Intel Skeptic About AMD’s Plans to Release Microprocessors with Three Cores

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The rather unique triple-core microprocessor by Advanced Micro Devices due in early 2008 is nothing else but a way to increase the amount of working processors based on the new micro-architecture and featuring so-called “native” quad-core implementation, claims chief technology… Go To Full Article

PowerColor HD 2600 Pro 512MB DDR2 Graphics Card Review

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The standard amount of onboard graphics memory for ARI Radeon HD 2600 Pro equals 256MB, but today we are going to tell you about a solution offered by PowerColor Company that features 512MB of memory onboard. Will it be able… Go To Full Article

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