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AMD loses CPU market share

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According to recent Mercury Research numbers, global CPU shipments are recovering, and the market has grown 13.8 percent sequentially in Q1, but year-on-year it's still down 2.9 percent. Although all CPU makers saw their shipment volumes go… Go To Full Article

Five Futuristic Interfaces on Display at SIGGRAPH

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The annual meeting of the ACM's Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques, SIGGRAPH 2009, takes place in New Orleans this week. The event brings together some of the world's best digital artists and computer researchers and is a… Go To Full Article

Hitachi Ships Industry’s First 2TB 7200RPM HDD

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Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST) on Thursday said that it had begun shipments of the world’s first 2TB hard disk drive (HDD) with 7200 rounds per minute spindle speed. The new HDD is the world’s highest performance hard drive… Go To Full Article

Globalfoundries to Start Planning Fab 3 “Very Soon”

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Globalfoundries, a joint venture between Advanced Micro Devices and Advanced Technology Investment Company, only recently started to construct its second manufacturing facility – fab 2 – in the state of New York. But very shortly the contract maker of semiconductors… Go To Full Article

Get SLI for your Intel X38 S775 Motherboard

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Intel X58 is the First and only non-NVIDIA chipset to get SLI technology, and the users of Intel X38/X48/P45 motherboards probably hate the fact that their hardware doesn’t support SLI. However, everything has changed now… One reader… Go To Full Article

Fix for 34-nm Intel SSDs should be ready this week

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Intel's 34-nm solid-state drives won't stay in limbo much longer. The folks at eWeek have learned from Intel spokesman Dan Snyder that the firmware fix should be ready by the end of this week. Go To Full Article

Arctic Cooling expands from PC to battery business

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Even though the market has begun its road to recovery, our negotiations with potential advertising partners still tell a pale tale of a weak market. A lot of marketing budgets have been slashed, and if you're a serious company, you… Go To Full Article

Four more NVIDIA GT300 variants tip up

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Yes, the oft-delayed monster is going to have children, four of them. For the sharp-eyed, this is more than Nvidia has done at any time in the past. While none of them have taped out yet, our moles say that… Go To Full Article

Buffalo readies new, 500GB auto-encrypting portable HDD

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Buffalo has this week announced the addition of a new model to its HDS-PHU2 series of shock-resistant portable hard drives. Codenamed HDS-PH500U2, the upcoming drive has 500GB worth of storage space, it measures 127 (W) x 84 (H) x 23… Go To Full Article

AMD vs. Intel: Battery Life Investigated

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Anyone looking to go out and purchase a new laptop is almost certainly interested in a couple things: how much does it cost, and what sort of battery life can you expect? Answering those questions for any specific laptop is… Go To Full Article

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