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Forget DVI, DMS59 Is Back Again

@ 2006/02/27 read/post comments(0)
Several years ago, NVIDIA and ATI tried to ship graphic cards with DSM59 outputs on high end adaptors with little success. Dual Monitor System 59 (DMS59) is a 59-pin external interconnect for graphic cards. The 59 pin cable can transmit…

Why 7.1 Surround Sound is Overkill For Most Homes

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Home Theater expert Mark Fleischmann explains why you should not fall for the 7.1 hype and why 5.1 surround sound is adequate for most homes. From the article: 'With the marketing of 6.1 and 7.1 surround, the industry has decisively…

Microsoft Unveils Windows Vista Product Lineup - 6 versions

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Microsoft Corp. today announced the product lineup of its upcoming Windows Vista™ operating system. Scheduled for release later this year, the Microsoft® Windows Vista product lineup will bring clarity to customers’ digital world by helping them easily accomplish everyday tasks,…

Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 500GB

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Ultimately what really pulls the Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ahead of the competition is its five-year warranty and competitive pricing. The 500GB model can be found for under $320, with Price Watch listings starting at $314. In comparison, the lowest Price…

250GB Hard Drive Roundup

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Much of the data compiled for this review underscores some trends already discerned by knowledgeable readers - features such as a faster 3 Gb/sec interface and Native Command Queuing do not necessarily translate into a real, measurable performance gain. As…

Intel's New Vision: Finesse Over Brute Force

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Only a few years ago Intel’s roadmap was aimed at failure. Many comments regarding Intel’s ill-witted trajectory were made by analysts, investors, consumers, as well as traditional and online press publications. Intel took the backlash, but by the Fall of…

Arctic Cooling Alpine 64 Heatsink

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The Arctic Cooling Alpine 64 heatsink is an economical lower-noise AMD Athlon64 heatsink that allows consumers on a budget an option for reducing computer noise. By way of its specially designed and vibration dampened fan, Arctic Cooling have put together…

PowerColor Showcases Arsenal of “Must-See” Upcoming Graphics Cards at CeBIT

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Taipei, Taiwan –February 24, 2006 – Tul Corporation, a leading provider of cutting-edge graphic cards, will showcase its arsenal of upcoming and existing graphics cards in hall 23 booth D37 at CeBIT 2006. The world’s largest IT fair provides an… Go To Full Article

ULi SLI Detonator Driver Patch Leaked

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Several weeks ago we reported that ASRock's newest ULi based motherboards were not going to get SLI support, even though NVIDIA had recently purchased ULi. Last night, several websites started posting direct downloads to a driver patch issued by ULi…

Asus dreams up modular PC of the future

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Asus has shelved plans to develop the PC of the future - literally. The Taiwanese vendor's Green PC concept computer, shown to Reg Hardware this week, is just that: a shelf. And some clever wireless connectivity and non-contact inductive power…

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