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Samsung Moves to 80nm DDR2 - production efficiency up by 50%

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Samsung is moving its DDR2 production over to a smaller 80 nanometer manufacturing process. The company's current product lines are build on 90nm technology and the switch will allow them to keep up with rising demand for DDR2 modules.…

Intel demos Robson caching at IDF

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At the Intel Developer Forum last week, Intel showed off working examples of its Robson caching technology—and the results were impressive. Robson caching adds a chunk of flash memory to a PC and uses it to store information that has…

Microsoft Releases Dual Core XP Licensing

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Redmond , WA - Microsoft announced today that they are ready to take advantage of the industry shift towards dual-core processors. Microsoft has released the new “dual-core licensing edition” of Windows XP. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the new edition…

Sun's Rock goes 16 cores and arrives with multi-core friends

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Sun Microsystems has promised a great deal with its futuristic "Rock" processor line but, thus far, failed to back up the promises with any technical details on the chip's design. That situation changes now that The Register has obtained exclusive…

NVIDIA 7900GTX overclocked @ -92C and 1GHz Core Speed

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We have done up a new setup consisting of an AMD FX60, DFI Venus motherboard, NVIDIA 7900GTX & Silverstone Zeus ST75ZF power supply. We tried -92C cooling on the GPU core and brought it up to 1GHz through 3D Mark…

Gateway CX200X Tablet PC

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This evaluation is for one of our program’s veterans, Gateway. We’ve done two articles on Gateway thus far, which you can read here and here. Generally, our impressions and feelings about Gateway were very positive when we left those evaluations.…

Galleries: the other "hardware" at Cebit 2006 part2

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See Part 1 :-)

Galleries: the other "hardware" at Cebit 2006 part1

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Two words: "Booth Babes"

AMD’s M2 socket, lowering performance?

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Early reports of the performance of CPUs sporting this new socket indicate that their performance is quite a bit less than what we’re used to from a similarly configured socket-939. This is surprising since DDR2 provides more bandwidth, so should…

MSI releases heatspreader for mobile AMD Turion 64 CPU

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MSI has released a little heatspreader, making it possible to use Turions CPUs, which are based on Socket 754 but do not have the heatspreader. Its such a simple but beautiful device. By using this metal pad, you can use…

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