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Futuremark designs spectacular 3D interface for Audi

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It was only a matter of time. The automotive industry is just as impressed by 3D advancements as we are and has hiring companies that we all know and like - to change the way how we drive. One of… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte Core i7 prototype motherboard pictured

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The prototype board on display was based on Intel's X58 chipset and supports up to six graphics cards, four PCIe Gen2 x16 slots and two wide-open Gen 2 x4 slots. Due to space constraints there is only Crossfire and no… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom X2 tips up, the Phenom X2 GE Series

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Advanced Micro Devices has quietly started to sell dual-core microprocessors featuring the latest K10 micro-architecture in Europe, at least, based on the results from a search engine. If the information is correct and AMD is shipping its Phenom X2 parts… Go To Full Article

19" LCD Monitor Roundup. Part XII: Budget Models

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Today we are going to discuss 10 inexpensive LCD monitors with 19-inch diagonal and 5:4 aspect ratio. We will test solutions from Acer, ASUS, BenQ, LG, Samsung and Viewsonic. # Acer AL1916W Ds # Acer X193w #… Go To Full Article

AMD to launch one more Athlon, the X2 6500

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Sources familiar with the plans of Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday denied the fact that the company has plans to release dual-core AMD Phenom processors, but said that the chipmaker plans to release dual-core chips based on the K10 micro-architecture… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte MA790GP-DS4H

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The Gigabyte MA790GP-DS4 is an incredibly solid and stable workhorse of a motherboard that has all the features a new motherboard should have, and at a nice price. Running your DDR2 RAM at 1066MHz should not be an issue and… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA "new" GTX 280 will have increased shader clocks

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According to a German news site the upcoming 55nm version of the Geforce GTX 280 will feature the same GPU and Memory speeds but the Shader clocks have been bumped up notch. Currently it's at 1296Mhz, the new GTX 280… Go To Full Article

Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000BLFS

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The majority of today's desktop machines still expect standard 3.5" drives. While some users seeking the ultimate in acoustic and thermal performance have taken to mounting notebook-oriented 2.5" designs into their home rigs, the consumer world remains a 3.5" landscape.… Go To Full Article

IntelBurnTest v1.5.1 released - Linpack Based Intel CPU Load Test Program

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Linpack by Intel(R) is an extremely stressful program that will put even the most powerful X86/X64 CPU in the world at its knees. Load temp under Linpack will be up to 22°C higher than the competing software Prime95. This program… Go To Full Article

First Screenshot of DirectX 11 in action

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The Nvision 2008 offers some lectures about DirectX 11, too. PCGH was on site and took pictures of the important transparencies. A preview version is planned for November 2008, the final DirectX 11 will be released with Windows Seven. -… Go To Full Article

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