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Samsung Mass Produces GDDR4 Memory

@ 2006/07/06 read/post comments(0)
The new GDDR4 chips operate at 2400MHz, an unprecedented speed-bin for graphics memory, and also features lower power consumption when compared to the GDDR3. The devices are produced using 80nm process technology, which increases clock-speed potential and lowers overall power…

Kingston releases SLI fast DIMMs

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The DIMMs, which are DDR-2 PC2-6400 units come in 1GB and 2GB kits. Kingston said they increase overall system performance when paired with some Nforce 500 motherboards, but didn't quanitify that.

Nvidia works on Geforce Go 7900 GS

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NVIDIA is preparing one more mobile chip and plans to call it the 7900 GS. It will be based on the G71 M something that you get when you buy a desktop 7950 GX2 card. Actually, to be more precise,…

ATI set to rise on fresh takeover rumours

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If AMD did buy ATI, it certainly would have a heck of a lot of digesting to do. Hector Ruiz has trodden a slow and careful path since he took over the reigns of power from Jerry Sanders III. Could…

Windows Vista Capable or Windows Vista Weakling?

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We test three different retail computer systems sporting the "Windows Vista Capable" badges and tell you if it's a gimmick to move systems or if you can really expect an acceptable user experience. We even throw in a bit of…

Why i965 boards are in short supply

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THE WORD IS that Intel is having problems with i965 motherboards. The problem, however, isn't with the chipset itself, that part is doing well enough, but related to IDE, or lack thereof.

Nvidia G80 has 32 pixel pipes

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IT TURNS that the fancy Nvidia G80 chip taped out, and in working silicon stage it will have 32 pixel Shaders and, as predicted, have 16 vertex and geometry Shaders.

Socket AM2 Forward Compatible With AM3 CPUs

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AMD has released details of its next-generation desktop CPU interface, Socket AM3, to its OEM partners. In a mildly surprising move, AMD has revealed that AM2 will accept AM2 or AM3 CPU packages. Additionally, recent roadmaps have confirmed that AM3,…

Abit and DFI tackle ATI's CrossFire Xpress 3200

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Looking back, the timeline of Abit's decline nearly matches the rise of DFI. For years, DFI was best known for OEM and industrial products, but recently it's built a series of exceptional enthusiast-oriented LANParty boards. Those boards have offered unique…

ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe WiFi

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Introduced back on May 23, 2006 was AMD's Socket AM2. While these processors really did not bring too much to the table other then a DDR2-800 memory controller several motherboard vendors began offering up their new AM2…

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