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Rumors hit web about Unigine Heaven being optimized for NVIDIA

@ 2010/03/25 read/post comments(0)
As for Tessellation... Voxels (volumetric pixels) are a more efficient method of rendering complex details, saves an ENORMOUS amount on processing power and memory, and can be run directly on dedicated tessellation units. Tessellation was a great idea, but it… Go To Full Article

Intel new storage driver no TRIM on RAID Volumes after all

@ 2010/03/25 read/post comments(0)
“Intel® RST 9.6 supports TRIM in AHCI and pass through modes for RAID. A bug has been submitted to change the string that indicates TRIM is supported on RAID volumes (0,1,5,10). Intel is continuing to investigate the ability of providing… Go To Full Article

Plextor PX-128M1S Solid State Drive Review

@ 2010/03/25 read/post comments(0)
These new drives from Plextor offer decent performance at a good price. While we would have liked to see the top-tier optical media company come out swinging with a newer generation controller, not everyone has such resources at their disposal.… Go To Full Article

ATI Radeon 5870 2GB 3X2 Eyefinity Gaming Experience

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AMD has given us the 5870 2GB Eyefinity 6 video card to play around with. We run 6 displays set up for gaming off a single GPU 5870 2GB video card and show you what it delivers. The full review… Go To Full Article

6Gbps SATA Performance: AMD 890GX vs. Intel X58/P55

@ 2010/03/25 read/post comments(0)
AMD’s ATI acquisition was about bringing graphics to the portfolio with the eventual goal of integration into the CPU itself. We’ll see the first of that early next year with Llano. But as AMD goes down this integration route, it… Go To Full Article

PNY Fermi Cards Spotted at E-tailer: $513 GTX480 / $359 GTX470

@ 2010/03/24 read/post comments(0)
Closing in on the launch, GTX 470 priced between HD 5850 & 5870, GTX 480 definitely more expensive than HD 5870, which can be found below $400. Go To Full Article

AMD Radeon HD 5870 2gb beats HD 5970 in Crysis

@ 2010/03/24 read/post comments(2)
We take a look at the Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 TOXIC 2GB just before GTX 480 launches. Let's see how much it beats up on all current competition and conjecture whether it stands a good chance against you-know-what.... Go To Full Article

OCZ Raises $15.4M to Bolster SSD Business

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OCZ announced today that it has secured $15.45 million in funding specifically for its SSD business through the sale of 5,151,662 shares of its common stock. “Over the course of the last few years, we have met… Go To Full Article

PC Gaming Dying? Enthusiast hardware is a $9.5 billion market

@ 2010/03/24 read/post comments(4)
Top-of-the-line gaming PC components are a big business, according to a new report by Jon Peddie Research. The market analysis firm says that, out of all the money spent on "gaming motivated PC hardware" in 2009, a whopping 46% of… Go To Full Article

Could Dell Be Next to Leave China?

@ 2010/03/24 read/post comments(0)
"This morning I met the chairman of Dell Corporation," the Prime Minister said. "He informed me that they are buying equipment and parts worth $25 billion from China. They would like to shift to safer environment with climate conducive to… Go To Full Article

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