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GeForce GT 240 vs. GeForce 9600 GT vs Radeon 4670

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When compared with GeForce 9600GT, the reference GT240 card lags behind by 5%, but Galaxy’s factory overclocked GT240 has managed to limit the difference to 0.13%. The catch is, however, it doesn’t offer an attractive cost performance compared to the… Go To Full Article

DUH! News of the Day: Overheating ATI GPU causes downclocking

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“With the core at 875MHz, the average frame rate was sitting at a fairly constant 115FPS. However after just 40 seconds temperatures exceeded 100 degrees and shortly after this the Radeon HD 5970 overclocking problem presented itself,” wrote the reviewer. Go To Full Article

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat DirectX 10 vs. DirectX 11

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As the only DX11 game which is really available now, Call of Pripyat has started to shown us some benefits that DX11 brings. It’s believed that we’ll see more and more titles to support DirectX 11 in the coming year. Go To Full Article

Kingston going for 1.8" SSDs next year

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Memory manufacturer Kingston offers a lot of Solid State Drives, many a result of its close work together with Intel as Kingston sells Intel SSDs under its own brand. During a recent event we found out more about its plans… Go To Full Article

Semiconductor industry down by 12%, better than feared

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Sales of chips will reach a real low this year. According to the latest surveys we can expect the total revenue of the semiconductor industry to drop by 12.4 percent compared to 2008. This is about 32 billion dollar in… Go To Full Article

Zotac rolling out passive-cooled GeForce GT 220

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Six weeks after the first wave Zotac has announced a new card based on the 40nm GT216 GPU, the GeForce GT 220 ZONE Edition. Seen below, this model has a blue PCB and a large aluminum heatsink for some silent… Go To Full Article

Unreal deal: Ars talks Unreal dev kit with Epic's Mark Rein

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Early this month, Epic Games released the Unreal Development Kit, a free version of the popular Unreal Engine 3 available for anyone to download. The UDK gives students, independent developers, or just enthusiasts the chance to use the same tools… Go To Full Article

"Godfather of Spam" goes to prison for four years

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Alan Ralsky, the so-called "Godfather of spam" was yesterday sentenced by a federal judge in Detroit to spend the next 51 months of his life in prison for wire fraud, mail fraud, and violations of the CAN-SPAM act. Go To Full Article

Swedes start buying music; are anti-P2P laws working?

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When Sweden's IPRED anti-piracy law went into effect earlier this year, Internet traffic across the country plummeted overnight—a sign that P2P users, fearing exposure at last, were abandoning their existing copyright infringement tools. The Pirate Bay defendants were found guilty… Go To Full Article

NZXT Lexa S PC Case (FR)

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NZXT rhymes with box to look pest, or destroyed, you see. But lately, the mark had calmed his passions ... Fortunately, she returns with the S Lexa, a box that does not leave indifferent, and which also promises many good… Go To Full Article

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