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250 Million of PowerVR Graphics Cores Shipped

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Imagination Technologies, a leading designer of multimedia processing cores, said recently that its PowerVR graphics acceleration technology has an installed base of over 250 million devices across the mobile phone, media player and embedded markets. Theoretically, this makes PowerVR the… Go To Full Article

Intel Larrabee is set for a comeback

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Is Larrabee a sleeping beauty or a slain beast? Intel recently canned the first generation of its x86-derived graphics processor, relegating it to a development platform. Now, however, the folks at TechEye have heard from a "key member" of the… Go To Full Article

Nvidia tapes out GF108 - The littlest uncompetitive chip emerges

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NVIDIA HAS FINALLY taped out a Fermi GF100 derivative, but it is not what you might think. Contrary to its public bluster, Nvidia isn't going for the high end this time. GF108, the smallest GF100 derivative, has… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA GeForce 197.13 Drivers Fix Fan Speed Issues

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NVIDIA has just released the GeForce 197.13 Beta drivers for GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300-series and ION desktop GPUs, but not for the new GTX400 series. According to NVIDIA, this driver resolves fan speed issues reported with… Go To Full Article

[M] 7-way 600 Watt PSU roundup in Venlo

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Looking for a 600~700W PC power supply but haven't decided yet what to get? In addition to our 2009 summer article we at Madshrimps have tested another four popular products from major brands like Nexus, Enermax, Scythe and Sharkoon. We… Go To Full Article

Hands on with EVGA's Dual S1366 Mobo, Plus two Intel 6-Core CPUs Cooled by LN2

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These six-core processors are, as our readers already know from our features going way back, supported by 12MB of L3 cache, an improved memory controller and also have the addition of AES cryptographic instructions, all within the same TDP as… Go To Full Article

More HP for your Car by increased air cooling

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[Thomas] and a buddy were sucking down a few brews when they decided to hack their 2001 Chevy Cavalier for a bit better performance. If they could find a way to bring cooler air to the engine they speculated that… Go To Full Article

Lefties get gaming mouse from Razer

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Razer, the world's leading manufacturer of high-end precision gaming and lifestyle peripherals, today announced the Razer DeathAdder Left Hand Edition, the very first gaming mouse designed with the professional left-handed gamer in mind. The Razer DeathAdder Left Hand Edition was… Go To Full Article

Internet Explorer 9 'platform preview' available for download (Vista/7 Only)

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Microsoft intends to update the platform preview every eight weeks. When feedback indicates that things are up to snuff, a beta version of Internet Explorer 9 will be released. Anyone interested in running the preview will need Windows 7 or… Go To Full Article

The Intel Xeon 5670: Six Improved Cores

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The new Xeon “Westmere” 5600 series, has arrived. Basically an improved 32nm version of the impressive Xeon 5500 series “Nehalem” CPU. The new Xeon won’t make a big splash like the Xeon 5500 series did back in March 2009. But… Go To Full Article

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