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SATA 600 on P55 Motherboards Not Working At Full Speed Yet

@ 2009/09/20 read/post comments(0)
The first problem is that the only SATA 6 Gbit controller available, the Marvell 88SE9123, only connects with one PCI-Express link. At best then, you get 500 MB/s, which is less than the theoretical speeds of SATA 6 Gbit/s, without… Go To Full Article

Chrome 3 out, JavaScript performance increased 150% since v1

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Google has released Chrome 3 to the masses. The new version includes JavaScript performance improvements and support for theming. According to Google, the V8 JavaScript engine in Chrome 3 is 150 percent faster than in the original version of the… Go To Full Article

“SuperSpeed” USB 3.0 Demoed at IDF

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Intel Developer Forum (IDF) is scheduled to be held next week, where some manufacturers will present their own hardware using USB 3.0 technology. The next-generation USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed USB) boosts the data transfer rate 10 times over… Go To Full Article

Microsoft offers Windows 7 to students for $29.99

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Students in engineering and computer-related fields can already get Microsoft software for free through the MSDNAA program. For the next few months, those following other courses will also get a break. Neowin reports that Microsoft has started offering Windows 7… Go To Full Article

No More Service Packs for Windows XP

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Looks like an era is coming to an end, as Microsoft is now shifting its focus away from supporting old-timer Windows XP on a service pack level, and looking at the hot new chick in town, the sexy Windows 7.… Go To Full Article

Intel New Larrabee silicon taped out weeks ago

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IT LOOKS LIKE Larrabee, Intel's upcoming GPU++, is about to have new silicon in short order. The B0 stepping taped out about a month ago, so there should be some public showings soon. B0 taped out on August 15, and… Go To Full Article

Intel postpones Braidwood

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WORD HAS REACHED our tender ears that Braidwood, the Intel flash on mobo hard drive cache has been postponed. It won't be coming out with the upcoming Westmere based CPUs, but it may slide in before Sandy Bridge with a… Go To Full Article

Intel Core i7 860 Review

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What makes the Core i7 860 so interesting is that it's priced on par with everybody's favorite Nehalem: the Core i7 920. The 870 has great turbo modes, but it's nearly twice the price of the 860. The Core i5… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte GA-P55 UD5P

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With the GA-P55 UD5P Gigabyte presents a mainboard which is based on Intels new P55 chipset which has been designed mainly for the mainstream market. Ten SATA ports as well as the possibility to drive graphic cards… Go To Full Article

ASRock NetTop Ion 330 Review

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Small personal computers are becoming all the rage now with end users wanting ever smaller ways to enjoy their computing. Take the iPhone for example, along with the iPod Touch. Those devices have revolutionized the handheld computing experience. Intel, Nvidia… Go To Full Article

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