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Intel Sandy Bridge supports PCIe 3.0

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The PCIe 3.0 support is integrated in the Sandy Bridge and so is the direct routing to EC. Intel also has a feature called De Muxed EDP, something that provides concurrency with discrete graphics, all meant for reduction in discrete… Go To Full Article

DUH! News of the Day: GTX 470 specs aren't final

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Nvidia partners are happily playing with Fermi-based GTX 470 already, but Nvidia is still holding back the final specifications. The card will most probably be at Cebit, and hopefully Nvidia will give the final specs to partners by then. After… Go To Full Article

Fermi, GeForce, Quadro, Tesla and Tegra

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According to Mr White, and despite a relatively rough year for the company for lack of new-new products, Nvidia’s master plan seems to be falling into place. Supply constraint dictated much of the outcome of the last two quarters, with… Go To Full Article

How Google Ranks Search Results

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As the European Commission opens an anti-trust enquiry into Google, the company has revealed details of how it ranks its search results. Amit Singhal, a Google Fellow responsible for ranking, says Google processes hundreds of millions of searches a day.… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom II X6 "Thuban" CPU To Launch April 26

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The rumor mill seems to be honing its predictive powers, at least as far as the launch schedule for AMD's Leo platform is concerned. Earlier this week, we heard that AMD's 890GX chipset will launch in March, while the 890FX… Go To Full Article

Corsair Reactor SSDs Feature JMicron JMF612 Controller

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Just when we thought that we had heard the last from JMicron, the company is crawling its way back into the mainstream SSD market with its new JMF612 controller. Corsair is now using the controller in its new Reactor Series… Go To Full Article

ATI Eyefinity on six screens: first look preview

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Our previous encounter with Eyefinity came courtesy of a Chillblast machine which came with three monitors and enough gaming grunt to stretch the latest titles across its 5,760 x 1,080 native resolution. ATI’s much-rumoured Radeon HD 5870… Go To Full Article

Raidon combines SSD and HDD for storage/backup combo

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Taiwanese company Raidon Technologies has recently announced the HyBrid Disk, a 3.5-inch storage solution which pairs up a 2.5-inch hard drive with a 2.5-inch solid state drive. Working in a similar fashion to SilverStone's HDDBOOST, HyBrid Disk will store data… Go To Full Article

Intel Core i7-930 (2.8Ghz) hits European stores at ~€255

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Intel's Core i7-930 is set for a February 28 debut but those who want the new LGA 1366 part can already purchase it from a variety of European stores. Set to retire the popular 920 model, the 45nm Core i7-930… Go To Full Article

GTX 480 ($699) on par with GTX 295, GTX 480 between HD 5850 & 5870

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Both the GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470 graphics cards are based on NVIDIA's GF100 silicon, which physically packs 512 CUDA cores, 16 geometry units, 64 TMUs, 48 ROPs, and a 384-bit GDDR5 memory interface. While the GTX 480 is… Go To Full Article

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