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Vista Share Drops for the First Time In Two Years

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Windows Vista lost market share last month for the first time in almost two years, a sign that users are already abandoning the oft-ridiculed operating system in favor of the new Windows 7. According to Web metrics firm Net Applications,… Go To Full Article

Samsung Confirms 32nm Flash Problems, Working on New SSD Controller

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DailyTech reported several days ago that SSD manufacturers have been having problems with Samsung's latest generation of 32nm NAND flash. The new chips have slow write speeds, thus making them unsuitable for use in SSDs since that is one of… Go To Full Article

AMD Cuts CPU Prices

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- $30 off the Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition - $50 off the Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition - $50 off the Phenom II X4 945 - $20 off the Phenom II X3 720 Black… Go To Full Article

RIP Hiper ?

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Following our news on power supply returns rates, a reader let us know (thanks Abyss) that the company was no longer fulfilling any after sales support. Worse still, Hipergroup.com has been mute for a few days. In fact, we were… Go To Full Article

SuperMicro demos 4 and 7 GPU boards

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SUPERMICRO WAS AT IDF showing off the usual server and workstation toys. Because it had a bunch of new products at Computex, and there haven't subsequently been any really new Intel chips, the boards on display were evolutionary, not revolutionary. Go To Full Article

Xigmatek launches Bifrost VGA cooler

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Serving up for something for our trusty ol' GPUs, Xigmatek has today let loose the Bifrost VD1065 VGA cooler. Seen below, the new release measures 234 (W) x 112.5 (H) x 51.5 (D) mm, is Nickel plated and includes five… Go To Full Article

Transcend Ultra Series 120GB 2.5-inch Solid State Drive

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Transcend has their hands in several consumer markets these days. The company is known mainly for their memory products like compact flash and thumb drives. The company has been branching out into different market segments and now has a line… Go To Full Article

Titan Skalli CPU Cooler Review

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When compared to the Coolermaster Hyper TX 3 the better construction and larger heatpipes end up allowing the Skalli to perform better when the heat is on. By better construction, what I am talking about is the heatsink base. The… Go To Full Article

10 Low-Budget AMD Motherboards

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Since AMD presented some very interesting low-budget CPUs lately, next good question is: which motherboard should you purchase with that CPU? We decided to review all AM2/AM2+ motherboards with price tag between 50€ and 70€ because we believe that some… Go To Full Article

Patch Re-enables PhysX When ATI Card is Present

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As you may or may not know, Windows 7 allows two display drivers to be used at once – like in Windows XP. Therefore, it is possible to use an Nvidia card for PhysX and ATI card for graphics rendering.… Go To Full Article

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