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ATI's HD 6000 series was meant to be manufactured at 32nm

@ 2010/10/22 read/post comments(0)
At AMD's Technical Forum and Exhibition 2010, we had a quick chat with Matt Skynner, Corporate VP and General Manager of AMD's GPU Division, about the decision to continue using TSMC's 40nm process for ATI's Radeon HD 6000 series. We… Go To Full Article

Networks Block Web Programs From Being Viewed on Google TV

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ABC, CBS and NBC are blocking TV programming on their websites from being viewable on Google Inc.'s new Web-TV service, exposing the rift that remains between the technology giant and some of the media companies it wants to supply content… Go To Full Article

Nvidia Slashes Pricing of Graphics Cards Dramatically

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Just days before AMD's next-generation Radeon HD 6800-series graphics cards hit the market, Nvidia Corp. slashed pricing of its performance-mainstream and high-end graphics boards rather dramatically so to keep their sales going despite of potentially strong offerings by the arch-rival. Go To Full Article

New Apple MacBook Air 2010 Stripped Naked, Receives Low Repairability Score

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The new MacBook Air is an exercise of proprietary engineering. While you can easily access everything once you remove the proprietary screws, you can't really replace any component with an off-the-shelf part, unless you source it from Apple or someone… Go To Full Article

Why Apple saddled the MacBook Air with "gimped" CPUs

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Given that Apple really went all-out to upgrade the rest of the Air package, the choice of a geriatric CPU is a giant slap in the face to Intel's latest portable processor options. Apple looked at Arrandale, Intel's 32nm CPU… Go To Full Article

Official AMD Radeon 6870 and 6850 Benchmarks Released

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We wrap up the official launch of the new Radeon video cards, next generation GPU, successor of a midrange GPU, while matching performance of the previous high-end, and this at a ~$200 price tag! Go To Full Article

Cougar CMX 550 (550W) PSU Review

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The Cougar CMX 550 (550W) PSU arrived Technic3D. See you in the following Review from Technic3D the next PSU with two +12V rails (28A/20A), 140mm Fan, 6x SATA hard disk connectors, 2x PCI-e 6-Pin and 1x PCI-e 6+2 Pin . Go To Full Article

Zalman VF3000A VGA Cooler

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Video card operating temperatures continue to be some of the hottest of any component in the computer. It's not uncommon for core GPU temps to reach 70°C, 80°C sometimes even 90°C under load, well beyond what's considered safe for most… Go To Full Article

MSI Launches the R6800 series of grapics cards

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The world-class mainboard and graphics card manufacturer MSI officially launches the R6800 series of graphics cards supporting DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4a outputs. MSI introduces two models, the R6850 (R6850-PM2D1GD5) and R6870 (R6870-2PM2D1GD5) using the new AMD Radeon Barts GPU.… Go To Full Article

Arctic Cooling Freezer 11 LP Review

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When Arctic Cooling asked me to review the Freezer 11 LP, I wasn't expecting it to perform as well as it did. I was expecting the performance to be similar to the stock cooler but quieter. Go To Full Article

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