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ATI is beavering away at Quad Crossfire

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We know that the company is not too happy about Quad SLI, as it still doesn’t have a riposte. But we also know that they have some consolation, as it knows that not even Nvidia is happy about it. It…

Gecube to introduce dual X1600 Gemini card

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we know that a double RV530-based card is not going to be cheap to produce. We also know that if you want the dual-chip ATI-based card you need to have a special and rather expensive bridge chip to make it…

Intel bundles Nvidia cards with desktop boards

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We thought that Intel enjoyed being in bed with ATI as it uses ATI chipsets in its boards, but it turns out that it uses Nvidia desktop cards as a gift for the motherboard purchaser. We find that quite interesting.

Looking Back - The 6800 Ultra, ForceWare, and the Future

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we are back again to wrap up our Looking Back series on the evolution of driver performance. As we saw previously, ATI posted some significant performance gains for both the R420 architecture and it's relatively similar R300 predecessor. Improving performance…

Google Desktop 4: now with Gadgets

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This latest update also offers integration with some of the new Google features launched since the advent of Google Desktop 3 oh so long ago. Google Calendar is nicely integrated into the sidebar, with users being able to create and…

Pentium D 805 overclocked to 4.1Ghz - can it beat AMD FX-60?

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With these results in hand, Intel wrests the overclocking crown back from AMD. The Opteron 144 lasted a long time as the leading best-kept-secret candidate for overclocking, but now lags far behind the Pentium D 805 - it's got only…

Pioneer to Offer 600W 5.1 Channel Solution for XBOX 360

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Pioneer's HTP-XGS1 is a 5.1 channel surround sound system custom designed for the XBOX 360 console. It has a total power output of 600W through 5 satellite speakers: front left/right, center, and rear left/right, plus a subwoofer for bass. The… Go To Full Article

Hard Drive Companies Getting [FAT]ter

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Western Digital has guts. In the storage space, it’s hard to find any company that thinks outside the box. Somehow WD has shaken things by coming up with cool technologies that enthusiasts love. If you ask WD competitors why they…

GSkill Unveils the world first CL4-4-4-5 PC2-8000 DDR2 Memory Modules

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G.Skill, the well known extreme performance provider, today launches the world first DDR2-1000 CL4-4-4-5 memory, F2-8000PHU2-2GBHZ, to delivers the shortest latency DDR2-1000. No matter you are using Intel or AMD latest DDR2 platform, GSkill F2-8000PHU2-2GBHZ all can speed them up. Go To Full Article

Q3i ThermoHawk 200/400 Infrared Keychain Thermometer

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The Thermohawk line of infrared thermometers would be a handy gadget for anyone wanting to have some fun or to use in a practical environment. As said earlier, the uses for this small compact product are endless and you will…

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