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ATi CATALYST 6.3 Released

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BugFixes: • 3DMark06: Setting the display to 2560x1600 with AA set to 4x no longer results in graphic corruption being noticed when running the HDR tests. Further details on this resolved issue can be found in topic… Go To Full Article

Mac Mini - Nintendo NES Mod

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Beyond Super Famicom and NES style DS mods, recently someone also gutted an actual NES. They tossed out the old 1.7 Mhz gear, filled it up with a 1.4 Ghz Mac Mini and added a slot loading DVD writer. It's…

Topower sues Asustek and other for PSU patent infringement

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Topower Computer claims a patent for its 20+4 pin ATX power supply was approved in the US in September 2005. The company is looking to settle the infringement cases through patent royalty payments or strategic alliances for use of its…

Meet CL2, the Google calendar

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The TechCrunch blog has gotten ahold of some screenshots and a copy of the beta testing agreement for CL2, the long-rumored calendar application from Google. After a series of doctored shots, this certainly looks like the real deal, and you…

Intel: WiMAX cards by the end of this year

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WiMAX (whose name means "endlessly delayed" in ancient Greek) has been a long time coming. Intel was hoping to have a working chipset rolled out in 2005, but like everything else associated with the technology, the move was delayed—for two…

NForce4 is no more, here's the NForce 570SLI

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Then I ran into a Gigabyte GA-MXE-S4 mobo. This one is powered by the unannounced NForce 570SLI chipset. Oooh, bet you didn't realize that one was coming. The cards are a standard 7900GTX/512.

External PCI-Express is a whizz

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The heart of the device is a Host Adapter that extends PCIe outside the PC, via cables up to seven meters long. This card is already available in the US for 295 Dollars. It sits in a PCIe-x4-slot and so…

Nvidia launching Quad SLI tomorrow

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NVIDIA wants to promote gaming at resolutions higher than the magical 2048x1536. The fabless chipper wants to get loaded gamers to spend even more on their gaming rigs. It suggests that you should play on 30-inch Dell screens and that…

VIA AM2 mobos make a showing

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LOOKS LIKE VIA scored a bunch of design wins for AM2 socket mobos. Here are two Asus mobos and a third unnamed one. Note the dual PCIe slots on the tan Asus board.

ATI Radeon X1600PRO price drops to $109

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ATI IS PREPARING to slash the prices of its entire range of cards as the firm takes off the gloves in its scrap with bitter rival Nvidia. We hear that the Radeon X1600X will see its price drop…

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