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Inside the second: A new look at game benchmarking

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I suppose it all started with a brief conversation. Last fall, I was having dinner with Ramsom Koay, the PR rep from Thermaltake. He's an inquisitive guy, and he wanted to know the answer to what seemed like a simple… Go To Full Article

AMD Dynamic Switchable Graphics vs. NVIDIA Optimus Technology

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Before we get to the actual meat of this review, we have a disclaimer to make: both laptops we’re comparing came to us via NVIDIA. Now, before anyone cries “foul!”, let me explain. First, we asked AMD for just such… Go To Full Article

A Look Into Sandy Bridge-E Overclocking

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Sandy Bridge-E release is getting closer and closer all the time, but there has been one concern: overclocking. Right now, it looks like the initial i7-lineup will consist of three CPUs: i7-3820, i7-3930K, i7-3960X. We covered most of the SB-E… Go To Full Article

Firefox 7.0 Released

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Firefox 7.0 is the first stable release to benefit from Mozilla's "MemShrink" initiative, which aims to improve the browser's speed and resource usage by reducing memory requirements and addressing memory leaks that can bog down the browser over long sessions,… Go To Full Article

OCZ Z-Drive R4 CM88 (1.6TB PCIe SSD) Review

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OCZ has quietly addressed the enterprise SSD space for a while now. Today you can custom order an OCZ Deneva 2 SSD which is an enterprise focused SF-2000 based solution. OCZ's enterprise drives are fully customizable down to the controller,… Go To Full Article

Intel Releases Atom D2500 and D2700 Processors

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Back in April, we reported the specifications of Intel's upcoming Cedar Trail platform. On Sunday, Intel quietly updated their CPU price list with two new SKUs: Atom D2500 and D2700. These are Intel's first Cedar Trail codenamed CPUs, as well… Go To Full Article

AMD Confirms 32nm Yield Issues at Global Foundries

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AMD just announced revised revenue projections for Q3. Revenue is up compared to Q2 by 4 - 6%, but AMD had originally expected an increase of 10%. The reason for the revised projections? Llano supply is limited by apparently poor… Go To Full Article

Intel Engineer Ports QuickSync Video Decoding to FFDShow

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An Intel engineer by the name of Eric Gur started an AVSForum thread indicating he had begun work on enabling Quick Sync support in FFDShow's video decoder. Quick Sync is typically known as Intel's hardware accelerated transcoding engine found in… Go To Full Article

[M] ModMyMachine SlamePad Review

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The new SlamePad mouse pad from ModMyMachine is made from high quality materials, durable, and is designed for speed, by featuring a smooth top surface, which can be found in one of the 10 availabile colors. Go To Full Article

Catalyst(tm) 11.9 for Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and Linux platforms

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Feature highlights of the AMD Catalyst™ 11.9 driver: AMD HD3D support enhancement · Enables AMD HD3D technology support on DisplayPort panels, such as Samsung 750 and 950 series… Go To Full Article

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