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Intel Opens Its Front-Side Bus - None-Intel Things in Intel CPU Socket

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You can now get non-Intel things that plug in to the CPU socket, a first. Think about this. When was the last time you saw something without a blue logo, dropped e or not, in a socket 603/4 or 771? Go To Full Article

Spark Industries Micro Temp MTPRO

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Ah! A nice black steering wheel. Those are always fun during the Summer. Hell, I'm in Florida. Black interiors always suck. 106.1°F. That's more like it! And as you can see from the Max temperature, I hit a spot as… Go To Full Article

The Hard Drive Factor

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While often overlooked, the hard drive plays an important role in the system’s overall capacity and performance which can be vital in ensuring a smooth-running, glitch-free experience. If data bogs down at the hard drive, you won’t have a chance… Go To Full Article

ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT Performance Benchmarks

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The benchmarks were conducted on an Intel D975XBX2 BadAxe2, Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 and 2x1GB DDR2-800 MHz. The operating system on the test system was Windows XP, with a fresh install before benchmarking each card. Testing of the AMD… Go To Full Article

Closer look at AMD's Barcelona performance claims

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Some of AMD's current product spec benchmarking leaves a little to be desired, too. They claim a spec lead over Intel products based on a product tested in the first quarter, but if you look at the same product tested… Go To Full Article

AMD K10 (Barcelona) at 2.5 GHz beats QX6800 in multimedia

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In multimedia stuff and this synthetic benchmark AMD's native quad core is 33.3 percent faster than Intel's fastest Quad core, while in the floating calculations it is a massive 66 percent faster. The QX6850 with FSB 1333… Go To Full Article

Microsoft admits Vista security won't change much

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DESPITE THE fact that Vole told us that Vista would be much more secure than XP, a top Microsoft security expert has warned that very little will change. Go To Full Article

What's Different About Multiprocessor Software?

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The purpose of this series of five articles is (1) to review what is unique about multiprocessor software as compared to both uniprocessor embedded systems and general-purpose systems: (2) to study scheduling and performance analysis of multiple tasks running on… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte GA-965P-DQ6 (rev.2.0) Mainboard

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Sometimes the desire to create a perfect product results in somewhat absurd consequences. Today we are going to introduce to you a perfect illustration of this saying – the top-of-the-line Gigabyte mainboard from the Intel P965 Express based family.… Go To Full Article

8600 GT/GTS Follow-up Performance Evaluation

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Last week saw the announcement of the 8600 GTS, 8600 GT, and 8500 GT graphics cards from NVIDIA. We haven't yet gotten our hands on an 8500 GT, but we've added a few more performance tests in the meantime. A… Go To Full Article

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