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Sondigo Inferno 7.1 soundcard

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It is expensive at $150, and whilst audiophiles will naturally turn their nose up because it's "not a separate", having one of these in your HTPC would make it seriously kick some ***. If you enjoy music or movies and…

Acer Aspire Idea 500 Media Center System

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The name of this Acer Media Center system, the Idea 500, is actually very apt. Despite having been around for some years now, the Media Center platform is still a niche product and are yet to register on…

ASUS Rolls Out MW221U 22" Widescreen LCD with 2ms Fast Response and HDCP

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Taipei, Taiwan, October 4, 2006 – ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS) today introduced the MW221U 22” widescreen LCD monitor, which incorporated a wide viewing angle, Trace Free Technology to accelerate grey-to-grey response time to 2ms, and DVI input with High-Bandwidth Digital…

ASUS Introduces Silent Knight All-Copper Cooler for Dual-Core Processors

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Taipei, Taiwan, October 5, 2006 – ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), today announced the Silent Knight CPU cooler, which utilized 100% copper (an highly effective conductor) for its fins, base and heat pipes to enable efficient heat dissipation for the latest…

ASUS P5B Deluxe with C.G.I. Technology Enhances Multiple-GPU Systems

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Taipei, Taiwan; September 25, 2006 – ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), the worldwide leader of motherboards, today announced the self-developed Cross Graphics Impeller (C.G.I.) technology, which provides a significant performance increase over competing Intel P965/ATI CrossFire motherboards without this advanced innovation.… Go To Full Article

Intel Core 2 Chipset Power Consumption Shootout

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Since the introduction of Intel's 90nm Prescott core, power consumption has been at the forefront of any CPU related discussion. But as both AMD and Intel strive towards introducing more power efficient cores we must turn our attention elsewhere to…

DirectX 10 - What it means to the PC Industry

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We recently had the chance to sit down with Microsoft DirectX 10 guru, Chris Donahue, and ask him some hard-hitting questions about his company's pending release of DirectX 10 and what it means to gamers and PC users at large.

Cheap Dell 20-inch monitor arrives

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The new widescreen 20-inch (20.1-inch viewing area) Dell E207WFP has a 1,680 x 1,050 resolution, five ms response time, and the HDCP support comes from a HDCP-DVI port. It doesn't have the USB hub and further connections that its older…

AMD turns to Nvidia for Quadfather chipset

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NVIDIA will provide the chipset for AMD's 4x4 ‘Quadfather’. The chipset which is as yet unannounced will include two x16 and two x8 PCI-e slots, and AMD was showing off a 4x4 system in its suite. The…

Microsoft Vista licence restrictions hit hardware hard

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SOFTWARE colossus Microsoft has confirmed that licences for its super soar away Vista operating system will be extremely limiting. According to Techweb, the licences will limit the number of times that it is possible to transfer the…

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