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Vista System Memory Concerns

@ 2006/11/17 read/post comments(0)
As Vista positions itself for an upcoming release date, many consumers are showing concerns over the required systems resources needed to give Vista the power it needs to wow and dazzle

abit AB9 Pro Motherboard

@ 2006/11/17 read/post comments(0)
Performance on the AB9 Pro board was excellent, typical of the 965 chipset series motherboards seen thus far. Overclocking on the board went well, with uGuru clocking the CPU up to 10% above default with no stability issues and the…

ECS KN3-SLI2 Extreme AM2 Motherboard

@ 2006/11/17 read/post comments(0)
The ECS KN3-SLI2 Extreme is a well rounded, good performing AM2 socket motherboard proving to be very stable. The features are plentiful with ample storage potential, 8-channel integrated HD audio, and SLI graphics capabilities. If you are on a budget…

Solid-state Drives Ready for Prime Time

@ 2006/11/16 read/post comments(0)
Over the past few months, we've seen dozens of announcements about solid-state hard drives. PQI has already announced a 64GB flash drive (which coincidentally, is based on Samsung NAND), which ASUS, Fujitsu, Samsung and Sandisk have all announced products based…

Physicists Promise Wireless Power

@ 2006/11/16 read/post comments(0)
The tangle of cables and plugs needed to recharge today's electronic gadgets could soon be a thing of the past. Researchers at MIT have outlined a relatively simple system that could deliver power wirelessly to devices such as laptop computers…

Are New DRM Technologies Setting Vista Up for Failure?

@ 2006/11/16 read/post comments(0)
Computerworld has picked apart the way Vista handles DRM in terms of hardware and software restrictions. Trusted Platform Module, Output Protection Management, Protected Video Path and various Windows Media software components are designed to "protect" copyrighted content against security breaches…

ATi Catalyst 6.11 Drivers

@ 2006/11/16 read/post comments(0)
Catalyst 6.11 introduces software CrossFire™ support for any combination of ATI Radeon X1900 and ATI Radeon X1950 installed in a system running either Windows XP or Windows XP Professional x64 Edition operating system. Note: The ATI Radeon X1950 PRO is…

Avivo Video Converter Support For Zune

@ 2006/11/16 read/post comments(0)
The folks at ATi / AMD let us know that there is a profile within the Avivo Video Converter which supports video output to the Zune, without the need for transcoding and can cut up to 80% off the conversion…

New Cray Supercomputer Utilizes up to 30,000 Dual-core Opterons

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Supercomputer company Cray announced the availability of its first product in Cray's Rainier program, the Cray XT4, previously code-named "Hood," equipped with AMD Opteron dual-core processors. According to the press release, the XT4 designed to easily and…

Intel Kicks ATI to the Door and Invites in SIS

@ 2006/11/16 read/post comments(0)
The current D102GGC2 Grant County 2 based on ATI’s Radeon Xpress 200 is still on the latest roadmap, and a few boards have even made it out the door. Intel’s latest Desktop Board roadmap lists mostly motherboards powered by Intel’s…

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