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Intel: A Core New Low? AMD vs Intel article

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While it is difficult to tell when Intel lost the initiative internally, it is not difficult to tell where it began losing it relative to the competition. That occurred in 1998, with AMD’s launch of the K6-2. Until the K6-2,…

Sapphire on HDCP and HDMI

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Following our previous report discussing Firing Squads HDCP article we’ve been contacted by Sapphire who presently have some experience with this issue. Sapphire are currently in the process of ramping their mass production of a line of low profile X1600…

Intel to Ship 60 Million Dual-Core Processors in 2006.

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At the demonstration of the world’s first x86 quad-core microprocessor Intel’s chief executive officer unveiled ambitious plans to ship as much as 60 million of dual-core processors this year, which is expected to significantly popularize the multi-core technology in general…

Samsung Produces 3.20GHz GDDR4 Samples

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Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest maker of memory, announced that it had developed GDDR4 memory chips that can operate at speed of 3.20GHz, nearly two times higher compared to memory frequency on today’s graphics cards.

Spiderman gets engraved on Aspire case

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After some 40 hours of work, here is the final result. Some might say that it doesn't take much to impress a nine-year old but I aimed high and the end result exceeded even my expectations. Needless to say, my…

Pushing the Frame Rate Envelope

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Depending on how much bandwidth will be available, more quads (in terms of ROPs) can be used. But we think in this case, NVIDIA should address AA performance instead of using more G70-like quad. Even at it's best, the GeForce…

EPoX 8NPA SLI Motherboard - S754 and SLI

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This board is only for a few of you out there. You probably already know if you want to go with an aging socket 754 CPU. Odds are you already own it if you are reading this. While this board…

Nvidia's GeForce 7800GS Becomes a Better Buy: eVGA vs BFG

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Low price for high performance is the hardest thing to find in the computer world, but what if you only have $300 for an upgrade? As promised on Monday of last week, we saw the cards hit retail and online…

DDR2 memory shortage to last the quarter

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DRAM EXCHANGE said shortages of DDR2 memory are set to continue throughout the first quarter, with some of the DRAM manufacturers claiming they can only meet between 50 and 60 per cent of demand from OEMs (original equipment manufacturers).

Socket AM2 birth scheduled for 6th of June

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AMD has a fixed date for its socket AM2 launch. We can now finally confirm that AMD has decided to rename its socket and to call it socket AM2. All of the dual core performance, mainstream and extreme gaming versions…

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