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Intel I7 Gaming Performance Analysis

@ 2010/11/13 read/post comments(0)
Intel's I7 platform has been around for more than two years now. Since its release in 2008, we have seen numerous reviews looking into the performance and capabilities of the platform. Many reviewers have looked at how CPU frequencies impact… Go To Full Article

AMD Radeon HD 6970 delay due to component shortage

@ 2010/11/12 read/post comments(1)
Partners not getting their AMD Radeon HD 6970 boards in time has led many to speculate AMD is indeed facing yield issues with its upcoming flagship GPU. However, an insider has shared a contradicting piece of news: the card's delay… Go To Full Article

Nvidia nForce, GeForce Chipsets Officially Become History

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Earlier this year Nvidia Corp. merged chipset and system-on-chip development teams in order to strengthen the Tegra product line. On Thursday chief executive officer of Nvidia officially said that the company was no longer building chipsets, which probably means that… Go To Full Article

Phenom II X6 and DDR3-2000: It’s Working!

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The main thing we have discovered in our today's tests is that DDR3-2000 SDRAM is indeed possible on Socket AM3 systems. We now know the prerequisites for that: 1) any Phenom II X6 processor, 2) any of the many mainboards… Go To Full Article

Intel makes 120GB X25-M official, cuts other SSD prices

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Intel just issued a press release stating the drive will appear stateside with a suggested price of $249. Actual street prices are likely to be a little different, but according to the company, the 120GB model should offer the best… Go To Full Article

Hidden Debug Mode Found In AMD Processors

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A hidden (and hardware password protected, by means of required special values in processor registers) debug mode has been found in AMD processors, and documented by a reverse engineer called Czernobyl on the RCE Forums community today. It enables powerful… Go To Full Article

AMD Catalyst 10.10e Hotfix Driver Enables MLAA For Radeon HD 5000 series

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AMD released the fifth hotfix update for Catalyst 10.10 WHQL. Catalyst 10.10e, like Catalyst 10.10c Hotfix, packs a number of game-specific performance improvements, and extends MLAA (morphological anti-aliasing) support introduced by Catalyst 10.10d Hotfix, to all Radeon HD 5000 series… Go To Full Article

How To Enable Macbook-Style Two Finger Scrolling on Windows Laptops

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After using my new Macbook Air for the last week, it’s almost painful to switch back to my PC laptop—using two finger scrolling has become second nature. Here’s how to get the same feature on (most) Windows laptops. Go To Full Article

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 in 2011, features 384 SP

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It should come as no surprise that the GTX 560 will be a similar upgrade to GTX 460 as GTX 580 was to the GTX 480. Fudzilla reports that GTX 560 will be based on GF114, which is basically a… Go To Full Article

GeForce GTX 580 OC vs 6870 OC CrossFire vs Radeon 5970

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Today's comparison is the GTX 580, overclocked to the fastest speed we have seen advertised by a manufacturer on standard air cooling against the 6870 in Crossfire with the same highest overclock rule. In addition to that we will also… Go To Full Article

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