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Single-Core Chips Fading Away: Over 50% of Intel’s Chips Are Multi-Core

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Stacy Smith, vice president and assistant of chief financial officer at Intel Corp., said during a presentation at the Bank of America technology conference that in Q4 2006 over 50% of microprocessors shipped by the company contained two processing engines,… Go To Full Article

Wii Invades Retirement Home

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Nintendo’s efforts seemed to have paid off. The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the Wii is now the latest rage at the Sedgebrook retirement community in Lincolnshire, where the average age is 77. In particular, the Wii Bowling component of… Go To Full Article

Nvidia prepares to shrink G80 to make a G90

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The firm would like to double up on G80 to a GX2 dual-chip version, if it can conquer the heat and power management problems that poses. After that it will be time for G9x flavour, codenamed G90. Go To Full Article

Power Consumption of PC, Wii, XBOX 360 and PS3 Compared

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we're looking at power consumption levels of each console. Are any of these consoles power-hogs? Is the tiny Wii really that much more efficient than the big boys? Most likely the results of these tests won't sway your judgement, but… Go To Full Article

Nvidia plans DirectX 10 cards for AGP slot

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This card will be a Direct X 10 chip aimed at AGP upgrade market, as you have not been able to buy new AGP systems for a while now. It is an interesting choice as but shows the value of… Go To Full Article

SETI Finally Finds Something

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SETI@home is a distributed processing client from UC Berkeley that installs on the vounteers' home computers and harnesses their processing power in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. So far nothing noteworthy has comeout of this massive project... that is until… Go To Full Article

ATI-AMD Catalyst 7.2 Driver Performance Test

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Technic3D compares the latest ATI driver release with different games and benchmarks, does it improve performance? Go To Full Article

Overclocking the GeForce 8800 GTS

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Presently, the 640MB version of the GeForce 8800 GTS is the second-best video card available on the market. Gamers and computer enthusiasts alike have already speculated on how the GTS could be made to perform to the same level as… Go To Full Article

OCZ Unveils the PC2-8500 Reaper HPC Series with Passive Cooling

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OCZ Unveils the PC2-8500 Reaper HPC Series with New Passive Cooling Solution Sunnyvale, CA—February 21, 2007—OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today unveiled the OCZ PC2-8500… Go To Full Article

Silverstone GD01 HTPC case

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Manufacturers have realized that there is alot of money involved in the HTPC business, lately the market has exploded with different types of HTPC cases. Silverstone which are known for good cases and high quality also want to think ahead… Go To Full Article

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