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Nintendo trademarks 'Zii' over in Japan, Creative is like 'zaywha?'

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Here's an interesting one. Siliconera has dug up what it claims to be a Japanese trademark for the term "Zii," and contrary to what you may expect, the application wasn't filed by Creative. We double checked the database, and sure… Go To Full Article

Biostar H55 Motherboard Price Revealed : €85

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Biostar's first H55 board has popped up in our price search engine and at just €85 it sounds like quite a bargain. Of course, that sort of money won't buy much in terms of features, but all things considered Biostar's… Go To Full Article

2.5-Inch SAS Hard Disk Drives Roundup

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Indeed, if our priority is the number of input-output operations per second rather than the storage capacity, it makes sense to replace physically larger HDDs with smaller ones. For example, you can install six 2.5-inch drives into a 1U server… Go To Full Article

AMD Claims Over 800 Thousand of DirectX 11 GPUs Shipped

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ATI said on Monday that it had shipped over 800 thousand of DirectX 11 GPUs, in which over 500 thousand are Radeon HD 5700 series GPUs codenamed Juniper and the remaining 300 thousand units are Cypress chips that power Radeon… Go To Full Article

Adobe's Mercury Playback Engine for CS5 is CUDA-only!

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In the battle of GPGPU API's, a lot of acronyms and words are being thrown around. nVidia pitches its set of robust tools such as CUDA language, Nexus development environment, GPU acceleration for open-source Bullet and proprietary PhysX physics engines… Go To Full Article

Intel Core i7 810 Spotted in China

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The CPU-Z screen shots show four cores capable of processing eight threads, but the core clock speed is only a mere 2.13GHz. Considering that the slowest Core i7 on the LGA-1156 platform as of today is clocked at 2.8GHz and… Go To Full Article

Sapphire's Radeon HD 4860 starts selling in the US

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The unofficial, unconfirmed but quite real Radeon HD 4860 made by Sapphire has debuted in the US and is currently up for grabs for $130. This model is powered by the 55nm RV790 GPU and has 640 Stream Processors, a… Go To Full Article

Intel's first 32nm Xeon CPUs Model Numbers Revealed

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Intel's Westmere offensive is scheduled to begin early next month with the release of the 32nm Core i3/i5 dual-cores but those are desktop-bound. The server market is reported to get its first 32nm Intel processors as of March 16 when… Go To Full Article

WarMouse officially announces its 18-button mouse

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First seen a month ago, WarMouse's 18-button wired mouse (OpenOfficeMouse) has now been introduced to the world under the name 'Meta'. This new peripheral features the mentioned 18 buttons, which are programmable and have double-click functionality, boasts an analog joystick… Go To Full Article

SPARKLE Launches 1024MB GDDR5 GeForce GT240 Graphics Card

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SPARKLE Computer Co., Ltd., the professional VGA card manufacturer and supplier, today launched the SPARKLE GeForce GT240 1024MB GDDR5 Graphics Cards with 1024MB GDDR5 big capacity and high speed memory, delivering world-class HD graphics performance for mainstream gamers. … Go To Full Article

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