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New Windows Shortcut zero-day exploit confirmed

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Reports have been circulating for a few weeks about a new attack being targeted at certain Windows users that used USB memory sticks to propagate. More details have now emerged, including confirmation from Microsoft that a new flaw exists and… Go To Full Article

Latest TrueCrypt release accelerated by Westmere CPUs

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TrueCrypt is about as good as free encryption software gets. I've yet to see a better alternative for those looking to secure the contents of a thumb drive or hide sensitive data on their own systems. And now, with its… Go To Full Article

DDR3 Prices Set To Drop

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Contract quotes for DRAM chips continued to fall in the first half of July, with the price of 2GB DDR3 modules dropping 2-4% to US$44. However, some module makers and IC distributors are offering the same density DRAM module parts… Go To Full Article

Intel Will Fully Update Celeron, Pentium to 32nm

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Without getting substantial updates for years, Intel Corp.’s Celeron lineup continues to provide better performance compared to Intel Atom central processing units thanks to Core 2-based micro-architecture. But sometimes later in 2010 or even early in 2010 its manufacturer does… Go To Full Article

Intel Core i5-760 processor quietly shipping

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Not yet listed in Intel's price list, the newest Lynnfield processor, the Core i5-760, has begun to appear in stores signaling the likely demise of the popular i5-750, and providing LGA 1156 users with a new quad-core choice. Go To Full Article

Point of View comes up with the TGT Series factory-overclocked cards

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Nvidia-exclusive add-in board maker Point of View has decided to make its graphics card offer a lot more interesting and so it teamed up with the TGT Tuning team (headed by former EVGA Europe chief Wolfram Tismer) to develop a… Go To Full Article

ATI's next generation 6000 series GPUs to come in October

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It doesn’t look like ATI is planning any dramatic price cuts of its chips in the short term. Partners and retailers can cut their profit margins in order to get more competitive but the really significant price cuts should come… Go To Full Article

Antec Unleashes KUHLER Shelf CPU Cooler

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Antec's re-kindled love for cooling products is now bearing retail fruit as the KÜHLER Shelf high-performance CPU cooler has become available in stores, although apparently only in Australian stores. Priced at AUD 75 (USD 65.3), Antec's offering… Go To Full Article

Low Power Server CPUs: the energy saving choice?

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If you are just trying to get your application live on the Internet, you might be under the impression that “green IT” and “Power Usage Efficiency” is something the infrastructure guys should worry about. As an hardware enthusiast working for… Go To Full Article

ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte & MSI: Four Flagship X58 Motherboards Reviewed

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Round one of the high-priced enthusiast end of X58 went to EVGA last year, who set the pace with their Classified line of motherboards. While not perfect in every regard, the E759 and E760 broke and set more overclocking records… Go To Full Article

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