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Why AMD's notebook prospects are looking up

@ 2010/05/09 read/post comments(1)
If you're looking for notebook power on the cheap and you're not too keen on either using Intel's integrated graphics or paying for a higher-performing, NVIDIA-made workaround (i.e., Optimus), then there's an obvious alternative mobile platform for you: AMD/ATI. AMD… Go To Full Article

OCZ Announces the PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk II Power Supply

@ 2010/05/07 read/post comments(0)
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:OCZ), a worldwide leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs), memory modules, and power supplies for computing devices and systems, has unveiled the Silencer Mk II Power Supply Unit (PSU), the latest PC Power & Cooling… Go To Full Article

Voyager 2 stops making sense

@ 2010/05/07 read/post comments(0)
Voyager 2, which has been traveling through the solar system since the late '70s, has suffered a data formatting glitch that is preventing NASA from interpreting the content of its scientific data transmissions. Control and diagnostic transmissions are unaffected, which… Go To Full Article

Homemade 16TB NAS dwarfs the competition with insane build quality

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Meet the Black Dwarf, a custom network-attached-storage device from the mind of video editor Will Urbina, packing 16TB of RAID 5 magnetic media and a 1.66GHz Atom N270 CPU into a completely hand-built Lexan, aluminum and steel enclosure. Urbina says… Go To Full Article

iPad coming to Europe May 28. Pricing Revealed

@ 2010/05/07 read/post comments(49)
We knew it was coming end of May, now we have a date: May 28th and up for pre-order on May 10th. That's when the iPad will hit Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK. It… Go To Full Article

More info on Intel Core i7-875K and 655K CPUs

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Intel is reported to be planning to unveil two processors in its "K" range at Computex at the beginning of June. To recap, this range has a completely unlocked multiplier, which facilitates overclocking which remains of course possible via the… Go To Full Article

A 27’’ 1ms from ViewSonic

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ViewSonic has announced the VX2739wm, a 27" LCD screen at 1920x1080 with a response time of just 1 ms! While this is impressive, we should of course verify it in practice to see if it is really faster than the… Go To Full Article

Zalman VF950 LED and Alpenföhn Heidi VGA Coolers Review

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If you don’t have a powerful graphics card and you are not quite happy with the efficiency and acoustic performance of your default graphics card system, then maybe one of the coolers tested in our today’s review could suit your… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470 Graphics Cards

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After several delays the new generation of powerful Nvidia graphics cards has finally seen the light of day and now the graphics giants can finally compete on equal terms. Let’s find out how good the praised Fermi architecture really is… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE

@ 2010/05/07 read/post comments(0)
AMD is always adding new chips to their lineup to fill any gap that you can imagine. Today we have the Phenom II X2 555. This chip comes clocked slightly higher than its younger brother, the 550. This stock clock… Go To Full Article

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