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NVIDIA's New Entry-Level GF108 GPU Pictured

@ 2010/08/06 read/post comments(0)
Barely a day after the first pictures emerged of NVIDIA's GF106 GPU that will serve as the foundation of various mainstream SKUs, its even smaller sibling, the GF108, has come to light. Available to NVIDIA partners as qualification sample, the… Go To Full Article

New Intel Core i7 990X Extreme coming in September

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During our forced hiatus, we learned of several very interesting news concerning the future of Intel desktop and notebook line-up. First up is the Core i7 990X. The processor is set to debut in just a few… Go To Full Article

Asus' Sabertooth X58 board gets official

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ASUS HAS ANNOUNCED its second board in the TUF series, the Sabertooth X58 which according to the press release is an extra reliable board that can handle heavy duty tasks. We won't read too much into that, but the previous… Go To Full Article

France Plans Spyware for Three Strikes

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French Internet users could soon be asked to install spyware on their PCs that tracks their surfing habits and analyzes the applications installed on their machines in order to prevent file sharing piracy. Plans for this type of surveillance surfaced… Go To Full Article

Arctic Cooling Accelero XTREME 5970 VGA Cooler Review

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The Arctic Cooling Accelero XTREME 5970 proves to be many times quieter and much more effective than the reference cooling system of the dual-processor ATI Radeon HD 5970 graphics card. The Accelero XTREME 5970 is not taken aback by the… Go To Full Article

Dummy loads and heat sinks

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In [Dave's] latest episode of the EEVblog he takes a look at constant current dummy loads. These are used to test power supply designs and instead of just chaining resistive loads together every time he’s decided to look into building… Go To Full Article

EVGA Gives Away ''Free Performance Boost'' to its GTX 460 Users

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The Free Performance Boost is basically a graphics card BIOS update. The new BIOS packs increased clock speeds - 720 MHz for the core (vs. 675 MHz reference), and 1,440 MHz for the shader or CUDA core domain (vs. 1,350… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA cuts GTX 400 prices

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Even before the release of the GeForce GTX 460, we had started seeing movements in the price of the GTX 470. Released at $350, barely faster than the HD 5850, along with all the thermal issues, the GTX 470 had… Go To Full Article

Logitech Releases a Smörgåsbord of Gaming Peripherals

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Gaming keyboards come in all shapes, sizes, costs, and utilities. The multi-functional Z-board, with its game-specific overlays has had some attention over the years, as well as the Saitek Eclipse range, and Logitech’s own G-series keyboards. … Go To Full Article

Access two Gmail accounts at once in the same browser

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I have a couple different Gmail addresses that I use for different purposes. Historically, Google Accounts – including Gmail accounts — have only let people access one account at a time per browser, so using both accounts has been a… Go To Full Article

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