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ATI X1800 GTO missing in action

@ 2006/03/24 read/post comments(0)
WE checked whether ATI delivered on its promise to ship the X1800 GTO. Well it didn’t - as you still cannot buy one in Austria and Germany and we checked and found out that you can not get one even…

Leadtek WinFast 7900 GTX Extreme

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When new cards hit the market, I always hope to see new bundles and innovative or at least quieter coolers. One company that has repeatedly delivered unique bundles and coolers for years now is Leadtek. Coolers seem to have lost…

Silverstone ST56ZF 560W PSU

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The 2003 created taiwansche company Silverstone is today a renowned manufacturer of high-quality aluminum housings, power packs, radiators and accessories. With the ST56ZF we received the next power pack of the ' Zeus' series to the test. The highest…

4-Way GPU Water Block Roundup

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* Zern GPU [ GRAKAWAK ] of Zern * NexXxos GP2X-Pro [ GP2Xpro ] of Alphacool * MCW 55 [ Baswi ] of Swiftech * Cool Matic X800-850 [ Gpu+ram 1.0 ] of Innovatek

Experiments with phase change cooling on GPU Memory

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Did it work? Yes, the memory got chilly! Did it help with overclocking the memory, sadly, not at all for this card, the cooling on the memory itself does not help, cooling on the core helps to overclock the memory…

AMD readies some price rises

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RELIABLE SOURCES said that AMD is putting prices up on its X2 microprocessors by between two and five US dollars, depending on the stock keeping unit (SKU). Meanwhile AMD will drop prices on its Sempr0n range, although…

AMD attacks DDR2 latency problems

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The answer is simple in theory. Add another level of cache, go for a big one and you’re home free. In fact, by creating a larger L3 cache, AMD will have the opportunity to reduce the size of L2 cache…

Dual-core Systems Necessary for Business Users?

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Hygeia CIO Rod Hamilton doubts that most business users really need dual-core processors: 'Though we are getting a couple to try out, the need to acquire this new technology for legitimate business purposes is grey at best. The lower power…

Nintendo Revolution Goes Retro

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In a press release simultaneously with an announcement made during Nintendo's keynote speech at GDC 2006 this morning, Nintendo announced that Sega and Hudson have signed on as partners for the Revolution's Virtual Console service. With this, the emulators will… Go To Full Article

AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Listing – “Mistake”, Says AMD

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A representative for Advanced Micro Devices said that the listing of unannounced AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ processor in an official document was a “mistake” and should not be “there”. He denied to comment regarding the specifications or product positioning.

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