Catalyst 10.8 drivers releases: improve performance, support WebGL

@ 2010/08/26 read/post comments(0)
Radeon users, time to take a short break and install the latest Catalyst drivers. AMD has just put up this month's Catalyst package, numbered 10.8, and it promises a handful of performance improvements and some new functionality, like prettier video… Go To Full Article

GTX 480 SLI PCIe Bandwidth Perf. - x16/x16 vs. x4/x4

@ 2010/08/25 read/post comments(0)
Still no difference Quote: The results are actually a bit shocking to us… Go To Full Article

XFX lets loose the $1,200 Radeon HD 5970 4GB Black Edition graphics card

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XFX's limited edition DirectX 11 card comes in an assault rifle-shaped enclosure and is offered with a P90-themed LAN bag, and no less than six display adapters. Spec wise, the dual-slot Radeon HD 5970 Black Edition Limited has 3200 Stream… Go To Full Article

Canon Unveils 120-Megapixel Camera Sensor

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Canon claims to have developed a digital camera sensor with a staggering 120-megapixel resolution. The APS-H sensor — which is the same type that is used in Canon's professional EOS-1D cameras — boasts a ridiculous resolution of 13,280 x 9,184… Go To Full Article

Sandy Bridge has 850MHz graphics core

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The Core i7 2000 series is going to be the top clocked Sandy Bridge quad-core and this one will have all eight threads enabled. The interesting part is that monolithic graphics core, that is now a part of CPU and… Go To Full Article

Sandy Bridge Celeron coming in Q3 2011

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It looks like Pentium won’t be the last stop for Sandy Bridge based 32nm chips. Intel has just revealed to its special few that it plans to make Celeron CPUs based on this new upcoming core, but they will only… Go To Full Article

Evolution, not revolution: a look at AMD's Bulldozer

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AMD's official line on Bulldozer is that it's a "third way" between traditional multicore and simultaneous multithreading (SMT). In the former type of design (also called chip multiprocessing, or CMP), each concurrently running thread runs on a separate core; contrast… Go To Full Article

Noiseblockers adds seal ring to its MultiFrame fans to improve performance

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Cooling solution provide Noiseblocker has announced an update or upgrade to its MultiFrame series of case fans that is supposed to make them a bit more efficient and better suited for use in watercooling setups. The update… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte Intros HD 5770 Silent Cell Graphics Card

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Gigabyte is readying a new passively-cooled Radeon HD 5770 graphics card called the Gigabyte HD 5770 Silent Cell, carrying model number GV-R577SL-1GD. This 100% non-reference design card is built using Gigabyte's Ultra Durable VGA technology (comprising of 2 oz copper… Go To Full Article

OCZ Continues to Shift Business Model Towards SSDs

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OCZ’s previous investments include $20 Million in additional funding on top of their initial IPO to support the research and development of new Solid State technologies. As the shift occurs, OCZ has shifted their revenue guidance downward by $35M to… Go To Full Article

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