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Nvidia misses OpenGL 4.0 promises

@ 2010/04/13 read/post comments(0)
NVIDIA SEEMS TO BE telling porkies again, this time in an area where it is quick to criticize others. Its OpenGL 4.0 driver promises once again suggest that honesty is not a core corporate value at Nvidia. … Go To Full Article

Benchmark Performance SSD Testing: AHCI vs IDE

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Solid State Drive technology is unfamiliar to many consumers, and so long as there are different ways an SSD can operate there always be questions that need answering. Benchmark Reviews offers various SSD tests, but proving performance speeds and matching… Go To Full Article

Juggernaut, X58 Classified 4-way SLI system

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There are still a few things I need to do (got some more cable management to take care of, need to install the four UV cold-cathodes for the tubing and fans, have to organise cutting a window in the side… Go To Full Article

New socket to replace LGA1366 due in 2011?

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Here’s a quick bit of overheard info for you – Intel’s replacement for its current high-end Core i7 CPU range will arrive in Q3 2011, so if you’re planning an LGA1366 upgrade now (perhaps with a Core-i7 930) then it’s… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Processor Hits Retail in China

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The price war between AMD and Intel has never stopped, and we’ve today found out the cheapest six-core processor on the market – AMD Phenom II X6 1055T, which is competitively priced at RMB1999 (US293). As you can see, the… Go To Full Article

OCR anything with OneNote 2007 and 2010

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Quality OCR software can often be very expensive, but you may have one already installed on your computer that you didn’t know about. Here’s how you can use OneNote to OCR anything on your computer. OneNote is… Go To Full Article

OCZ announces the Z-Drive R2 PCI-Express SSDs

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OCZ has just revealed to the world its second-generation Z-Drive series PCIe solid state drives which are aimed for use in storage area networks (SANs), workstations, and servers. Known as the Z-Drive R2 m84, R2 p84 and R2 p88, the… Go To Full Article

Antec releases the Sonata Proto mid-tower case

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Antec's Sonata family of PC cases has now been expanded through the launch of the fresh and wannabe stylish Sonata Proto model. Pictured below, the steel-made mid-tower case measures 425 (H) x 206 (W) x 463 (D) mm and weights… Go To Full Article

Intel to Ship 48-Core Microprocessors Later This Quarter

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Intel Corp. said on Wednesday that it would begin shipments of its experimental 48-core microprocessors dubbed single-chip cloud computer (SSC) late in the second quarter of the year. The systems-based on the central processing units (CPUs) will be sent to… Go To Full Article

Hacking together a PC fan failure alarm

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This circuit will monitor the fan (3 or 4 wires) and will activate an alarm if the fan runs at very low speed or if it is completely stopped. Go To Full Article

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