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Seagate plans 300TB hard drive by 2010

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PLATTER SPINNER Seagate thinks that it will be able to create a 300 TB hard-drive by 2010. According to Joystick, Seagate boffins are apparently working on a hard-drive which uses heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) techniques. The boffins think that this… Go To Full Article

AMD R600 to suffer another delay - Pushed back to early March?

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The last revision of the prototype chip - upon which a certain "pre-review" is based - also suffers from problems which are serious enough to get another re-spin, sources tell me. This re-spin puts a hold on the launch for… Go To Full Article

More Windows SideShow Devices Caught in the Wild

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We've already seen Asustek's 12.1" SideShow-enabled W5Fe notebook along with Windows Vista Media Center remotes. It comes as no surprise that more SideShow devices are starting to break cover. In the case of the Asustek W5Fe, SideShow allows users to… Go To Full Article

Israeli GPU Company Receives Funding from Intel

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EE Times reports Israeli graphics company Lucid Information Technology Ltd has raised 12 million dollars for research and development. Lucid Information Technology is a small company that employs 27 workers currently. The $12 million is funded by Intel and other… Go To Full Article

Head start: the Xbox 360 and the next generation

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It would make sense for Microsoft to be on the defensive. The Xbox 360 is about a year old, so the company isn't going into the holiday season with the buzz that Sony and Nintendo are enjoying. But having that… Go To Full Article

Micro-ATX Cases - Shoebox Showdown

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Even though micro-ATX motherboards have been in rather widespread use for a while now, the small form factor PC is still relatively new to most people. Show an average PC user a no-holds-barred system roughly the size of a bowling… Go To Full Article

Building a Core 2 Duo gaming system for under $1000

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When it comes time to build a new computer or upgrade an existing platform most of us will be doing it according to a set budget, always hoping to get the best bang for our buck. Then depending on our… Go To Full Article

ASUS P5B-E Plus Motherboard

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"ASUS’s first P965 board we tested, the P5B Deluxe, while able to keep up on the onboard features, it certainly isn’t able to keep up when it comes down to the crunch in the overclocking front. ASUS fall behind by… Go To Full Article

11-way DDR2 Memory Overclocking Roundup

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In this article we have intentionally limited ourselves to analyzing the overclocking performance of only two categories of DDR2 memory. The modules we are testing are all classified as DDR2-667 (PC2-5400) and DDR2-800 (PC2-6400). For the article, we chose only… Go To Full Article

Razer AC-1 Barracuda 7.1 Sound Card

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"If someone asks me a quick question “Is this worth getting for my system?” My answer is a simple “Yes, by all means”. This is a VERY viable replacement for any Creative Audigy and Audigy 2 sound card, and a… Go To Full Article

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