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AMD Demonstrates 4x4 Enthusiast System

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This morning, the home office of AMD demonstrated a 4x4 enthusiast system, affectionately referred to as the “Quad Father”, running a variety of different multi-threaded applications. Among the demonstrations given, Half Life 2 was run while playing MP3 audio and…

Device uses waves to “print” on water surface

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Researchers at Akishima Laboratories (Mitsui Zosen), working in conjunction with professor Shigeru Naito of Osaka University, have developed a device that uses waves to draw text and pictures on the surface of water.

ATI X1950 Pro specifications and photo

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Together with R580+, new RV570 chipset also bear the name of Radeon X1950 as Radeon X1950 Pro. It’s the replacement of Radeon X1900GT. RV570 has 12 Pixel Shader pinelines, 36 Pixel Shader processors, and 256Bit memory controller. Manufactured by TSMC…

Core 2 64-Bit Performance Evaluated

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For the past 10 days there have been a lot of discussions over the internet that the new Intel processors with Core microarchitecture cannot boast the same high performance in 64-bit modes. However, is it really true?

4-Way GeForce 7600GT Roundup: Asus, MSI, Leadtek and Gigabyte

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If you're looking for an affordable mainstream card, the GeForce 7600GT is probably your best choice. It's performance is comparable if not better than the GeForce 6800GT, particularly if you're running at derault settings without AA and AF. As we…

DFI confirms ATI RD600 for Conroe + photos of nForce 590 SLI IE

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Yesterday as most men and their dogs know, AMD and ATI announced their intentions to join forces and create a “Processing Powerhouse”. We won’t see any products from the new company utilizing both AMD and ATI technology until 2008 however…

Brateck LCD Monitor/Plasma TV Adjustable Swing Arm

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LCD monitors have quite a few advantages over their ageing CRT brethren. One of the most pronounced is their extremely shallow desk footprint. Today we take that space savings one step further with a low cost wall mount LCD swing…

AMD & ATI - Some Questions Answered

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Peanut butter & chocolate? Or oil & water? No matter what your thoughts are on AMD's acquisition of ATI, we have some information from AMD and ATI that will answer some of your questions about the merger

ATI's Intel chipset deal amounted to 80 percent of its chipset revenue

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WE FIND IT a bit of a giggle that ATI has the highest-performance and the most overclockable Intel Conroe chipset with its RD600 just around the corner. Naturally, since the AMD hook-up, ATI's Intel chipset dominance is set to vanish…

Power VR headed back to a desktop near you

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WE CHECKED Imagination Technologies' latest roadmap and to our surprise we learned that, after years of absence, the company is ready to reintroduce desktop and portable Power VR cores. Its previous offerings, the Kyro and Kyro 2…

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