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Rearming your Windows 7 will let it run freely for 120 days without activation

@ 2009/08/21 read/post comments(3)
Like Windows Vista, the upcoming Windows 7 comes with a command line utility called the Software License Manager (slmgr.exe) that allows the user to issue "-rearm" switch that will reset the countdown timer back to 30 days. This command may… Go To Full Article

AMD Next-Gen DX11 Card Pictured

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In the absence of anything official we can start dreaming of an Evergreen Q4 while contemplating some pictures that are claimed to be of an AMD DirectX 11-supporting graphics card. Seen below bearing an all-black version of the Radeon HD… Go To Full Article

Asus TUF series SaberTooth 55i motherboard detailed

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Between the P7P55 series and ROG models, Asus will have a pretty large LGA 1156 offering this year but don't think that will be enough for the Taiwanese manufacturer as it is also preparing one P55-powered SaberTooth 55i. Go To Full Article

Intel Core i5 750 pops up in Europe for €188

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[M] reader gnoy spotted Intel's upcoming CPU in an online webshop in Slovenia; with the official launch creeping closer; the abundance of reports of Core i5 CPUs in different stores, is promising news for those who want to get their… Go To Full Article

XBOX 360 Overheating Again... By Mass Effect 2 Demo This Time

@ 2009/08/20 read/post comments(3)
We've noticed Bioware's recent tweet saying that Mass Effect 2 demo is overheating Xboxes, which to tell you the truth is nothing out of the ordinary knowing Xbox's thermal characteristics. The team is apparently working round the… Go To Full Article

New C-PVA Solutions: Samsung SyncMaster F2080 and F2380

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This review will cover two very new monitors from Samsung: SyncMaster F2080 and F2380. Most of the company’s new products released in the last months are meant for home use and feature shiny plastic, bright buttons and other eye-catching elements,… Go To Full Article

Lower Power AMD X4 965 Planned, only 125W

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AMD has just launched the Phenom II X4 965 CPU and many have an issue with this 3.4GHz quad-core, as its TDP (Thermal Design Power) is at quite high, 140W to be exact. The good news is… Go To Full Article

XBOX (1) Slim Home-made

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Reminiscent of [Ben Heck]’s portable and laptop console mods, [Bandit5317] over at Xbox-Scene managed to fit the guts of an original Xbox into a custom-built slim case that measures just 2.5 centimeters thick. In his post, he describes some of… Go To Full Article

Intel VT Enabled CPUs Listed

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Find out if your CPU can use the Windows XP mode in Windows 7, which requires hardware virtualization. Some interesting entrees like the E7400 SLGW3 which does support VT, while E7500 and other revisions of E7400 don't. Go To Full Article

Intel Clarkdale and Havendale Benchmarked

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Clarkdale new dual-core processor design is based on Nehalem micro-architecture, based on Core micro-architecture greatly improved under the Loops Stream Detector, Out-of-Order Windows, Branch Predictor and Memory… Go To Full Article

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