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New clue to Alzheimer's found

@ 2008/06/24 read/post comments(0)
Researchers have uncovered a new clue to the cause of Alzheimer's disease. The brains of people with the memory-robbing form of dementia are cluttered with a plaque made up of beta-amyloid, a sticky protein. But there long… Go To Full Article

Gartner: Over One Bln Computers in Use

@ 2008/06/24 read/post comments(0)
Research firm Gartner says it believes the total number of installed PCs worldwide has now surpassed one billion machines, meaning there's roughly one computer in operation for every 6.7 people on the planet. Furthermore, Gartner estimates the annual growth rate… Go To Full Article

NASA Launches Another Satellite to Map Oceans

@ 2008/06/23 read/post comments(0)
A Delta 2 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base successfully carried the Jason-2 oceanography satellite into orbit as part of the Ocean Surface Topography Mission. The satellite will help climatologists make better weather forecasts by measuring… Go To Full Article

Cell chip makes laptop debut in Toshiba Qosmio... but why?

@ 2008/06/23 read/post comments(0)
The PlayStation 3's Cell chip has made it a lot further out of the console niche than did the Emotion Engine that powered its predecessor, and for that, I credit IBM's cleverness in getting Sony to fund the purchase of… Go To Full Article

Nvidia cheats on 3DMark with 177.39 drivers

@ 2008/06/23 read/post comments(1)
If you look at the 3DMark Vantage Driver Approval Policy, section 3.5 clearly states, "Based on the specification and design of the CPU tests, GPU make, type or driver version may not have a significant effect on the results of… Go To Full Article

ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256bit Pictured in Detail

@ 2008/06/23 read/post comments(3)
In 25th of this month (some say it will announce in July 8th) the first graphic card with GDDR5 memory module will be announced. The ATI Radeon HD 4870 utilized with 800 shader processors and 512MB GDDR5 memory and 256bit… Go To Full Article

Nehalem Bloomfield @ 2.93Ghz does SuperPi 1M in 13.969

@ 2008/06/23 read/post comments(2)
Source: http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...75#post3071075 Nehalem at 2933Mhz matches performance of Core 2 Duo at ~3600Mhz! http://hwbot.org/searchResults.do?di... lse&limit=20 Go To Full Article

Intel won't touch Vista

@ 2008/06/23 read/post comments(1)
ACCORDING TO A memo circulating a few weeks ago, it looks like Intel is taking a wise decision and avoiding the Broken OS entirely. Yes, Intel is not going to use Vista on its corporate machines... ever. … Go To Full Article

ATI Says HD48xx and HD38xx won't mix!

@ 2008/06/23 read/post comments(4)
Despite previous reports on the internet that old Radeon 38x0 and new Radeon 48x0 cards will work in Crossfire together, unfortunately this won't happen. Two senior software guys at ATI has just confirmed that 3800 series in… Go To Full Article

Add a second internal hard drive to your laptop

@ 2008/06/23 read/post comments(0)
Like any geek, I have a ton of old drives. They are mostly used in external cases for backups or to run a VM on to do some work that I don't need on all the time. … Go To Full Article

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