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A Look at XP Mode in Windows 7

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If you’re worried that some of your old but trusty software applications won’t run on Windows 7, Microsoft solves the issue with XP Mode. Today we bring you an overview of XP Mode by looking at how to install it,… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 had 8 million testers, biggest beta ever

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In addition to helping us understand how the Windows 7 product development and planning team used feedback to shape the final release of Vista's successor, Microsoft also followed up to give us some more detailed numbers. The company threw a… Go To Full Article

Scythe releases two new versions of the Katana 3 CPU cooler

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Scythe has now let loose the Katana 3 Type A and Type I, two CPU coolers based on the 'original' Katana 3 which was introduced back in March. Both cooling solutions measure 94 x 108 x 143 mm and weight… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte announces its USB 3.0/SATA 6.0 Gbps P55 board line-up

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Aiming to impress, Gigabyte has today exposed no less than seven (7) Intel P55 motherboards that feature both USB 3.0 and SATA 6.0 Gbps. Detailed below, the GA-P55A-UD6, GA-P55A-UD5, GA-P55A-UD4P, GA-P55A-UD4, GA-P55A-UD3P, GA-P55A-UD3R and GA-P55A-UD3 feature an Ultra Durable 3… Go To Full Article

GPU shipments grew 21.2% last quarter

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What about growth for each company? Intel and AMD look like the winners there. Compared to the previous quarter, Intel enjoyed 25.2% growth in shipments, AMD saw 30.2%, and Nvidia just 3.3%. Compared to the same quarter a year before,… Go To Full Article

The SSD Improv: Intel & Indilinx get TRIM, Kingston Brings Intel Down to $115

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There’s a major problem with TRIM today. The only Windows storage drivers to support it are written by Microsoft. The Intel Matrix Storage Manager (IMSM) driver will not pass the TRIM instruction to your SSD. This means you can't use… Go To Full Article

Danamics LMX PR Site - Coolest Presentation of a Heatsink yet?

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Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 Vapor-X Pictured

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Sapphire is reportedly planning to release their popular Vapor-X version of the ATI HD 5750 which is targeted to mainstream and price conscious consumers. Cooled by Vapor-X dual-slot cooler based on Vapor Chamber technology, the upcoming card… Go To Full Article

S3's new embedded GPU is OpenCL-capable

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While it doesn't make headlines quite as often as AMD and Nvidia, S3 Graphics is definitely riding the OpenCL bandwagon—it's just targeting somewhat different markets. The California-based Via subsidiary has announced the Chrome 5400E, an embedded graphics processor that's compatible… Go To Full Article

New Intel motherboards geared for Home Servers

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At its IDF conference this year the silicon giant showed off two new platforms for the Home Server environment that utilise the much anticipated 'Pine view' Atom processor. Sizing up at a timid 5x8", the Little Brutte"… Go To Full Article

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