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Phase change memory is another step closer

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INTEL AND NUMONYX have announced a research milestone in the development of stackable, cross-point phase change memory (PCM) technology, which could fundamentally alter the non-volatile memory market in years to come. PCM uses chalcogenide glass and the… Go To Full Article

AMD's Thuban 6-core CPU said to debut at 2.8 GHz

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Thuban, which will probably be known as Phenom II X6, features and AM3 packaging, is built on 45nm technology, has six cores and an integrated memory controller, 3MB (512kB per core) L2 and 6MB of (shared) L3 cache, and is… Go To Full Article

XBMC running on ARM

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The hardware used is a Beagleboard which runs a 600 MHz ARM processor, has OpenGL 2D/3D acceleration, puts out HD via a DVI port, and is selling for about $150. The 3″ by 3″ board can be connected to a… Go To Full Article

Illustrated Guide to the New Firefox 3.6 Windows 7 Integration

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The latest Firefox beta integrates much more fully into Windows 7, adding support for Aero Peek-enabled tabs, an enhanced Ctrl+Tab, and more. We’ll show you how they work, and how to enable or disable them. Go To Full Article

Slight faster NVIDIA DX10.1 card coming half of November: Geforce GT 240

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Nvidia's next upcoming card unfortunately won't be Fermi. On November 17th, Nvidia plans to officially introduce the Geforce GT 240. The card is targeting the mainstream market and it supports DirectX 10.1, not DirectX 11. We suspect… Go To Full Article

AMD planning DirectX 11 IGPs for 2011

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AMD is the first company to release DirectX 11-supporting discrete graphics solutions (the Radeon HD 5700 & HD 5800 series) but it looks like the company will be taking its time to bring the new API to IGPs. As seen… Go To Full Article

ELSA offering GeForce 210 with PCIe x1 interface

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For those who don't have a PCI-Express x16 slot to spare, Nvidia board partner ELSA has built and released a GeForce 210 graphics card with a PCIe x1 connection interface. Seen below, the low profile model features active cooling, 16… Go To Full Article

Mozilla unleashes Firefox 3.6 BETA

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Mozilla late on Friday released the first beta of Firefox 3.6, a minor upgrade slated to wrap up later this year. Delayed by over two weeks as developers closed out last-minute bugs, including one that pushed the release back by… Go To Full Article

Antec P193 PC Case (FR)

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Since the release of P180 in 2005, no fewer than 8 generations of cases have succeeded in the Performance One series. Between change of dress and declination of formats, there was not much to put teeth into in terms of… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte Radeon HD 5750 review

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Gigabyte Radeon HD 5750 review also features Gigabyte Radeon HD 4770. Gigabyte Radeon HD 5750 has 7% lower clock speed, 31% higher memory speed and extra 20% Shader Processors compared to the Gigabyte Radeon HD 4770. Go To Full Article

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