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Intel DDR2/3 boards are not that great

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An Intel engineer that really knows his way in the chipset market has confirmed that combo boards with DDR2 and DDR3 are not such a great solution. The reason is quite simple as you cannot correctly and optimally wire the… Go To Full Article

ATI RV670 has close to R600 performance

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Our well informed sources have said that RV670 mainstream chip will be as fast as some high end chips but it will be priced in the mid range. It won’t cost more than $200 per card, but the performance itself… Go To Full Article

AMD K11 has 8 to 16 cores

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AMD K11, codenamed Bulldozer, is the chip that is scheduled for early 2009. This will be the chip that should take care of high end market and co exist with overhyped Fusion. K11 will have 8 to… Go To Full Article

Nvidia cheats in HD HQV test?

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We've had a chance to see and hear what might be the first the AMD's counter Nvidia presentation and DAAMIT guys have got some nice proof that Nvidia has been dishonest. A lot of people will simply call this FUD.… Go To Full Article

What Vista SP1 Means To You

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Geek.com has an interview with Nick White, Microsoft's Vista Product Manager, covering the upcoming release of Vista SP1. The interview goes over some of the new features, how the change will affect admins, and how Microsoft decides if a change… Go To Full Article

Student and Professor Build Budget Supercomputer

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This past winter Calvin College professor Joel Adams and then Calvin senior Tim Brom built Microwulf, a portable supercomputer with 26.25 gigaflops peak performance, that cost less than $2,500 to construct, becoming the most cost-efficient supercomputer anywhere that Adams knows… Go To Full Article

Honeywell, in cooperation with the Borg, develop self-healing HDMI cable

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Yesterday there was Monster Cable's Speed-Rated HDMI cables and today, Honeywell's CURxE self-healing cable. Sounds like someone in the marketing department decided that the error correcting built into the HDMI spec wasn't good 'nough and told the engineers to incorporate… Go To Full Article

Medion's Windows Home Server-based MD 90110 gets detailed

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Just as HP reportedly delayed its own Windows Home Server-based device, Medion's iteration is getting all fleshed out, so let's get right down to the dirt, shall we? Apparently, the MD 90110 will feature an AMD Sempron 64 or Intel… Go To Full Article

HP and Compaq unveil new AMD-powered laptops

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Shortly after loosing a slew of AMD-based desktops, HP and Compaq have now unleashed a trio of Pavilion and Presario laptops powered by Advanced Micro Devices. The 17-inch Pavilion dv9500z series offers up a nice selection of AMD Turion 64… Go To Full Article

Researchers develop a 360-degree holographic display

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Researchers at USC have taken another step towards that holiest of sci-fi dreams: the 3D holographic display. Using a spinning mirror covered with a "holographic diffuser," a special DVI implementation, and a high-speed projector, the team's device can project a… Go To Full Article

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