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The Xbox faces off against the PC

@ 2005/12/02 read/post comments(0)
Today we're bringing back the FiringSquad Face Off. Our topic for today is to figure out whether the original Xbox was a good or bad thing for PC gamers. Joining me for this Face Off is Ben Escoto, a FiringSquad… Go To Full Article

Nvidia 6800GS AGP arrives next week

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NVIDIA is fulfilling its promises and will start shipping its Geforce 6800 GS AGP cards next week. We already reported that Nvidia has a massive shortage of AGP chips and that it can not print enough 6600 based chips and… Go To Full Article

DirectX 10...and so it ends!

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There are troubled times ahead. Through one bold move, Microsoft has decided that it will not support, the already too “old” DirectX 9, not to mention DirectX 8 or any of the previous versions. But... it appears to be some… Go To Full Article

Compatibility issues with Maxtor DiamondMax 9/10 and nForce4

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It seems that there is a serious compatibility issue between some of the Maxtor DiamondMax 9/10 SATA series with an early firmware revision and some nForce4 based motherboards. Some of the effected motherboards are the ASUS A8N series, the DFI… Go To Full Article

Seagate to Speed Up Performance of Tiny Hard Drives

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Seagate Technology, a maker of hard disk drives, announced on Tuesday its Cybercapture technology that maximizes performance of tiny hard disk drives, such as those in 1” form-factor, used in consumer applications like digital cameras and digital music players.… Go To Full Article

HDDs and NAND Flash to Fight in Consumer Electronics Space

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The storage debate between NAND flash memory and hard disk drives (HDDs) for the portable consumer electronics market will continue and likely increase with price disparity decreasing over the next four years, reported IDC research firm in a recent analysis.… Go To Full Article

ATI, NVIDIA Gain Traction in Core-Logic Market

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As the chipset market grows, companies like Intel Corp., VIA Technologies and Silicon Integrated Systems lose market share. Meanwhile, originally graphics chip designers ATI Technologies and NVIDIA Corp., who are now aggressively penetrating the core-logic markets, win ground and increase… Go To Full Article

Intel to Build Its Second 45nm Wafer Factory in Israel

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Intel Corp. said on Thursday that it plans to build a new wafer fabrication facility at its site in Kiryat Gat, Israel. The new factory, designated Fab 28, will extend Intel’s manufacturing abilities by producing microprocessors using 45nm process technology… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Stacker 830 Full Tower Case

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"It's easy to see that Cooler Master put a heck of a lot of time & effort into building this product. It looks great & has all kinds of features! The overall build quality is superb, & being made from… Go To Full Article

asetek WaterChill Extreme Watercooling Kit

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"Performance is great; be it silence or low temperatures you are after, the asetek WaterChill Extreme kit will provide you with both options. Even when the system is running at it's quietest, the performance is very good,… Go To Full Article

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