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Intel set to kill BTX in 2007

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THE WORD IS OUT among people in the channel. According to next year's line-up, the Intel has decided not to release a single BTX motherboard. Current BTX and picoBTX motherboards will be replaced with ATX and µATX form factors.

AMD talks about Barcelona Quad Core CPU

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AMD CLAIMS its quad-core Opteron with the code name Barcelona will have virtualisation features to knock the spots off rivals. The chip, which will hit the shops in the middle of next year, will come with software…

Shuttle extends product line supporting Intel Core 2 Duo processors

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Solution for home and business users announced: The Shuttle XPC Barebone SD32G2 [attachment] [center][i]image (c) Go To Full Article

Thermaltake announces Ruby Orb CPU Heatsink

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Thermaltake Technology announces the newest member of the Orb series CPU coolers – the all-new Ruby Orb. [attachment] The Ruby Orb utilizes an radial dissipation design that is unique in the cooling industry. The…

Goodbye Microsoft Word - Hello Google Writely

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"For the last five months, I've been part of a Silicon Valley startup called Upstartle, which makes Writely, a collaborative word processor that runs in a web browser. Well, as of Monday, I'm happy to say that I, and the…

PlayStation 3 preorders come and go in minutes

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Those hoping to get their hands on a PlayStation 3 at launch time had today circled on their calendars. More precisely, this morning. GameStop and EB Games started taking preorders for the very limited number of consoles they will have… Go To Full Article

Copper wire as fast as fiber? Boosting DSL Speed beyond 100Mbps

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The group hopes that the answer will be found in the use of Dynamic Spectrum Management (DSM) to boost DSL speeds. "The main obstacle for the advancement of DSL technology is the interference ("crosstalk") generated from different DSL lines that…

AMD Opteron 10/30/2006 Price Cuts

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DailyTech has received information on AMD’s upcoming October 30th, 2006 price drops. The price drops affect AMD’s server and workstation Opteron products for Socket 940, 939, AM2 and 1207 platforms. AMD Opteron 800 series models 870, 875, 880 and 885…

NEC Ships Blu-ray / HD-DVD Hybrid Chip

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With no foreseeable happy ending to the HD-DVD/Blu-ray format war, NEC has done us all a favor today by shipping a chip that is compatible with both formats. According to Reuters, "the chips go on sale for…

Second Round for Nvidia Quad SLI: Technology Matured?

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You may remember that our early tests of a quad-GPU configuration using Nvidia’s quad SLI technology exposed a number of deficiencies of that idea. We’re going to give quad SLI a second try today to see if it has matured…

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