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Why DX10.1 *may* matter to you

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Lets be honest, DX10.1 brings a lot of new features that don't really matter much if at all, and you can read all about them here. That said, there is one there that will matter a lot, contrary to what… Go To Full Article

AMD HD3850 256MB offered for as little as €143

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We took a quick look at several European price search engines looking for ATI's HD3800 series cards and found several listed last night. Naturally, some listings were taken down this morning, so there's not much point in linking the sites,… Go To Full Article

8-way Crossfire possible with MSI

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AMD representatives told us that with MSI K9A2 Platinum you should be able to plug four R680 cards inside. This would mean that you would have eight GPUs, but at this time there is no driver to support this feature. Go To Full Article

Quad Crossfire Radeon 3870 Demonstrated

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AMD showcased Call of Duty 4 running on two of these cards and eventually got it out for us as well. The most interesting thing is that the card is dual slot, as expected, has two GPU's on it with… Go To Full Article

Company to deliver SSD 1.6TB Drive

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Latest 3.5-inch E-Disk Altima 4Gb FC flash disk model promises to grab the attention of the military, scientific, industrial and enterprise markets by delivering unprecedented solid state drive performance with sustained rates of more than 230 MB/s, over 55,000 IOPS… Go To Full Article

Backing Up Your Brain

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Microsoft is now working on a system that will back up the contents of your brain. The pilot project lacks a direct brain interface, but "MyLifeBits" will provide a simulacrum of actual memories. No mention is made as to whether… Go To Full Article

250GB Hard Disk Drives Shootout: 30 HDDs Tested

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HDDs with a storage capacity of 250 gigabytes currently have the most optimal price/performance ratio. Among the thirty 250GB products included into this roundup we have only published the results of the three HDDs from Hitachi before. So, our new… Go To Full Article

Microsoft's Xbox 360 goes 65nm: Falcon Dissection and Power Consumption

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Die shrinks are big deals in the PC industry; transitioning to smaller manufacturing processes means faster switching times and greater transistor density, usually resulting in cooler, faster and more feature-filled CPUs and GPUs. Intel just recently began… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom X4 processor pricing update

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Different to a report unveiled earlier this month, a new pricing scheme for Phenom X4 processors would mean that AMD is ready to undercut similar Intel "Penryn" quad core processors when they are released next Monday. Go To Full Article

Seagate Momentus 7200.2 160GB 2.5" hard drive

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Seagate is one of three manufacturers now making 7,200 RPM Notebook drives. Their Momentus 7200.1 was an acoustic disappointment, but it's been updated with Perpendicular recording and fall detection in the 7200.2. Did the improvements extend to the acoustics?… Go To Full Article

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