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Is it just a trend, or will server virtualization be the way to go in the near future

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Virtualization is all the rage these days. All the major Linux players are getting into the game with support for Xen, while Sun has Solaris Containers, Microsoft has Virtual PC, and VMware arguably leads the whole market with its high…

Copy Protection Hole in Blu-ray and HD DVD Movies

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We all know one of the main reasons for the delayed introduction of next generation optical drives HD-DVD and Blu-ray. It was the copy protection AACS which should ensure an encrypted communication from disc to display. Now…

The Quick INQ guide to designing chips

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THIS IS not meant to be an in depth article covering every minute aspect of chip design, but it is meant to take away some of the mystery of what happens between a thought entering an engineer’s head to a…

PowerColor X1900 GT: Worthy Rival to GeForce 7900 GT?

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In our today's review we are going to take a closer look at a newcomer from ATI Technologies that tends to become a leader in the performance-mainstream market segment. It will be presented by PowerColor X1900 GT. Let's find out…

VIA Announces VX700 Chipset

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VIA has announced a new single-chip chipset designed for UMPC systems. The new VX700 chipset is compatible with VIA’s C7-M processors. The single-chip VX700 manages to pack all north and south bridge features into a single 35x35mm chip package that…

High Speed DDR2: Buffalo and Crucial Deliver 1000+

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The latest and greatest Micron DDR2 chips are appearing in all the best DDR2 these days. Do the new Buffalo and Crucial DDR2-1000 provide breakthrough performance?

AMD Energy Efficient Processors Reach Retail

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Microprocessors of Advanced Micro Devices with trimmed power consumption, which were introduced in May, have finally reached the retail market. The new AMD Athlon 64, Athlon 64 X2 and Sempron processors are currently available in several stores in Japan. U.S.…

Corsair Twin2X2048-8500C5 2GB DDR2

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If you're in the market for one of the best DDR2 memory kits that money can currently buy, you should put this Corsair Twin2X2048-8500C5 on your short list. Cheap it isn't, but Corsair is one of the few names in…

PowerColor X1900 GT

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The introduction of RADEON X1900 series brought bannana type smiles to our faces. ATI customers were happy to get more raw power for their SM 2.0 / SM 3.0 games. Beginning of 2006 ATI however offered only high-end boards and…

Spire VertiCool II CPU Cooler

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Spire is known for making really great CPU coolers. Almost every cooler that I have seen performs well. Today I have a new cooler from Spire, it is the VertiCool II, it looks really cool and performs very well. I…

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