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Adaptec MaxiQ SSD caches RAID arrays

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ADAPTEC IS PROMISING a fivefold boost in disk read performance by adding a Flash-based solid state drive (SSD) and a software update to its RAID controller cards. Available from today, the MaxIQ SSD cacheing solution kit allows companies to speed… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 and Vista crash via SMB exploit

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[Laurent Gaffié] has discovered an exploit that effects Windows Vista, Windows 7, and possibly Windows Server 2008 (unconfirmed). This method attacks via the NEGOTIATE PROTOCOL REQUEST which is the first SMB query sent. The vulnerability is present only on Windows… Go To Full Article

Team Group announces the Xtreem G1 and Xtreem R SSDs

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Team Group is really stepping up its solid state drive game as it has just announced not one but two new families of NAND-equipped drives. Both coming in a 2.5-inch form factor, the Xtreem G1 and Xtreem R drives feature… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte to release Radeon HD 4770 with 1GB of memory

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While Sapphire and HIS are delivering custom-cooled Radeon HD 4770s, Gigabyte has decided on making and releasing a RV740 card boasting double the amount of memory available on current cards. Codenamed GV-R477UD-1GI, Gigabyte's 1GB Radeon HD 4770 has stock frequencies… Go To Full Article

Western Digital releases 640GB Scorpio Blue 2.5-inch HDD

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Joining Toshiba and Samsung in the 640GB club, Western Digital has started shipping its first 640GB 2.5-inch hard drive. Part of the Scorpio Blue family, the new, high-capacity drive features two 320GB platters, a SATA 3.0 Gbps interface, 8MB of… Go To Full Article

Biostar reveals its own P55 board offer

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If you're still not sick of all the P55 announcements then here's another one for you - it's from Biostar and it's about the company's (first) three P55 motherboards, the TPower I55, T5 XE and TP55. Detailed below, Biostar's boards… Go To Full Article

A parent's quick guide to content blocking technologies

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The Federal Communications Commission's long awaited Report to Congress on Parental Control Technologies for Video or Audio Programming is finally out. The report compiles almost a year's worth of comments from industry and public interest groups on the state of… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte 9800 Silent Cell Review

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As we have expected right from the start, Gigabyte 9800 GT Silent Cell performed very well and made a very good overall impression, of course, keeping in mind the price range it is in. The major advantage of this solution… Go To Full Article

Intel Proposes to Charge All Devices Wirelessly

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With the dramatic rise in the number of electronic devices that are used in everyday lives powered by batteries that often need recharging; the costs, resources and management of multiple, incompatible power cords, and adapters have become cumbersome and time… Go To Full Article

Asus introduces the P7P55 WS SuperComputer motherboard

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Asus has now (officially) added yet another P55 motherboard to its portfolio, one that can brag with having five PCI-Express x16 slots that provide support for 2-way and 3-way SLI as well as for CrossFireX. Named P7P55 WS SuperComputer, the… Go To Full Article

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