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Firefox 3.1 beta 1 officially released

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Mozilla has announced the availability of the first Firefox 3.1 beta release, an important development milestone for the popular open source web browser. Mozilla aims to make Firefox 3.1 a strong incremental improvement with user interface enhancements, new features, and… Go To Full Article

Dual-core Phenom pops up again in roadmap

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Much (digital) ink has run on the subject of dual-core Phenom derivatives. Rumor sites initially expected such chips to launch quad-core Phenoms last year, but we later heard that AMD had shelved the concept until the 45nm switch. Then, 65nm… Go To Full Article

ForceWare 178.24 drivers support new chipsets, old GPUs

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You can praise Nvidia for many things, but regular driver releases aren't the company's strong point—users of GeForce 6, 7, and 8 graphics cards had to wait six months for a new a WHQL-certified driver release earlier this year. It's… Go To Full Article

Adobe Flash 10 delivers GPU acceleration

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After some uncertain beginnings in "multimedia" websites and poorly designed website navigation menus, Adobe Flash has become the de facto platform for streaming video online. Today, eWeek says Adobe has released the next major version of the multimedia plugin. Adobe's… Go To Full Article

Catalyst 8.10 drivers add fan-speed control

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Starting with the speed boosts, AMD says users of Radeon HD 4000- and Radeon HD 3800-series cards can look forward to frame-rate increases of up to 15% in Unreal Tournament 3. Those using the same cards in CrossFire multi-GPU configurations… Go To Full Article

Intel® X25-E Extreme SATA Solid-State Drive Starts Shipping

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Intel® X25-E Extreme SATA Solid-State Drive Extreme performance, reliability, and power savings for servers, storage and workstations The Intel® Extreme SATA Solid-State Drive (SSD) offers outstanding performance and reliability, delivering the… Go To Full Article

Sherwood announces $300 Blu-ray player

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Sherwood America has announced it will release a Profile 1.1 Blu-ray player next month with a retail price of $299.95. The Sherwood BDP-5003, Sherwood's first attempt at a Blu-ray player, supports Profile 1.1, 1080p playback, and video… Go To Full Article

Intel posts record Third-Quarter Revenue of $10.2 Billion

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Intel posts record Third-Quarter Revenue of $10.2 Billion SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 14, 2008 - Intel Corporation today announced record third-quarter revenue of $10.2 billion along with operating income of $3.1 billion, net income… Go To Full Article

Arctic Cooling Fans Review

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Computer cooling is becoming a much more widespread topic with extra emphasis on silence in comparison to the past where this aspect of cooling was more or less disregarded in an attempt to produce maximum performance. The challenge that faces… Go To Full Article

GELID GC1 Thermal Compound

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Modern processors produce a lot of heat and it requires large heatsinks with fans to keep everything running to specification. Thermal paste is one of the most critical components for keeping your processor cool, especially for those of us who… Go To Full Article

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