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[M] Seven Intel P55 Motherboards Tested From Asus, DFI, MSI, Gigabyte

@ 2010/01/17 read/post comments(1)
With a Big Bang we Maximus test a few SuperComputer motherboards based around the P55 chipset for our next LanParty rig. Compared to the previous 3 models this roundup provides you with in-depth test results of 7 Intel P55 mainboards… Go To Full Article

Lexicon puts $500 Oppo Blu-ray player into new chassis, sells it for $3500

@ 2010/01/16 read/post comments(0)
Lexicon and THX apparently attempted to pull a fast one on the consumer electronics industry, but got caught this week when a couple websites exposed the fact that the high-end electronics company put a nearly-unmodified $500 Oppo Blu-ray player into… Go To Full Article

The Computer Has Lost Its Magic – Chief Exec of Nvidia.

@ 2010/01/16 read/post comments(0)
Jen-Hsen Huang, chief executive officer of Nvidia Corp., a leading supplier of graphics processors, believes that personal computers of today have lost their “magic”, they no longer cause admiration, but the increased complexity actually slowdowns further expansion of technology.… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte GA-P55M-UD4: Short Review of a Small Good Mainboard

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A lot of computer enthusiasts are very skeptical, even contemptuous, towards microATX mainboards. These solutions are considered to be de facto inferior to full-size ATX mainboards in their functionality, number of onboard controllers, fine tuning and overclocking options. Therefore, most… Go To Full Article

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Billboard porn stops Moscow traffic

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An enormous television screen showing a pornographic film caused a midnight traffic jam in central Moscow as stunned motorists slammed on the brakes to gawk at the writhing naked bodies. The owner of the advertising screen, which… Go To Full Article

Geforce GF100/Fermi Far Cry 2 Benchmark Leaked

@ 2010/01/15 read/post comments(4)
Some people were able to get a private demo of NVIDIA's upcoming Fermi card, they filmed two systems running side by side Far Cry 2 at 1920x1200 4xAA "Ultra High" settings DX10. For those who've know a bit out FC2…

HTPC Testing with Clarkdale's IGP

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Intel has done what many would not have thought possible by creating an incredibly compelling platform for the HTPC. While not perfect, and sporting some teething issues, it’s hard to argue with the features and value that the platform offers.… Go To Full Article

Increased PC sales are not a good thing

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THE BEANCOUNTERS at IDC have warned that the increase in personal computer sales in the fourth quarter of 2009 might come back to haunt the industry. The gloomy doomwatchers said that although the numbers were good, PC makers were making… Go To Full Article

[M] RAID 0 Stripe Sizes Compared with SSDs - OCZ Vertex Drives Tested

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We all know that two is better than one, we have dual core CPUs, dual GPU video cards, and if you really want to get the most out of your storage, a set of SSDs in RAID will boost your… Go To Full Article

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