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The Internet of tomorrow: 100Gbps to your house by 2030

@ 2010/03/10 read/post comments(13)
Google's recent announcement of a 1Gbps fiber-to-the-home testbed has communities across the US salivating—but imagine what the Internet might be like if that connection to your home were even faster. Say... 100Gbps. In less than 20 years, such speeds will… Go To Full Article

GeForce 196.78 Beta Driver Runs GeForce GTX 470

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It was found out that a beta driver by NVIDIA, GeForce 196.78 supports GeForce 400 series accelerators, and was able run a qualification sample of GeForce GTX 470. Go To Full Article

ASUS M4A89GTD Pro - A Core Unlocking 890GX for $140

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While most of the boards within a certain price bracket follow a common component formula, ASUS and ASRock have managed to segregate themselves by breaking rank and offering hardware level core unlocking for budget dual/tri-core AMD processors. That means that… Go To Full Article

How Roger Ebert found his new voice

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When the famed film critic needed to find a way to communicate after losing his voice to cancer surgery, he turned to text-to-speech (TTS) software that speaks whatever he types. But the TTS software he initially tried sounded too robotic… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 SP1 will be brought forward

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Originally Microsoft wanted a 22-month development schedule for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1). But the company has since changed its mind, reportedly to address an unknown number of "serious" performance bugs. Now it seems that SP1… Go To Full Article

No pricecuts foreseen for ATI Radeon HD 5830

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while the card does fall between the Radeon HD 5770 and the Radeon HD 5850, performances are closer to the first and pricing closer to the second. As for the memory bus, while we may agree that an inefficient 256-bit… Go To Full Article

Newegg Counterfeit CPU Mess Finally Resolved

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Newegg admits it shipped fake Intel Core i7 CPUs to customers and is working to remedy the situation. It says a supplier, IPEX, is to blame. Customers received CPU-looking pieces of metal with no pinouts. Go To Full Article

AMD Claims NVIDIA Bribes Game Devs To Use PhysX

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ATI, graphics business unit of Advanced Micro Devices, accused its arch-rival Nvidia Corp. of making marketing deals with video game designers to promote GPU-accelerated physics effects processing using PhysX application programming interface. Earlier this year AMD already… Go To Full Article

100Mbps broadband may be closer than you think

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If you're looking forward to a future of streaming movies, gargantuan Internet file exchanges, and other high-bandwidth activities, cheer up. Broadband service providers in most of the major markets around the country will soon be able to… Go To Full Article

Terabyte Hard Disk Drives Roundup

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We are going to talk about the new 1 TB HDD models that appeared in the market over the past year. And since one of these solutions is Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARS with 4 KB sectors, we will also… Go To Full Article

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