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Editorial: Return of the eBook?

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I’ve been interested in Project Gutenberg for a very long time and admire its simplicity as well as breadth – with 17,000 titles. It’s clear that lots of other people also think highly of Project Gutenberg – every month two…

Faster Chips, Kill, Kill, Kill

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PCs with blazing-fast 5-GHz CPUs are not only feasible, they should soon be on store shelves, according to chipmakers at a conference in Silicon Valley this week. Intel and AMD have said CPU clock speeds -- measured in gigahertz --…

NVIDIA MCP55 Nearing Completion

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NVIDIA has been quiet about core logic since nForce4 x16 was launched a few months ago, but the company is rapidly approaching on final silicon for the MCP55 family. MCP55, as we reported previously, is the nForce4 successor dedicated to…

3Dlabs to Exit Professional 3D Graphics Market

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Creative Technology, a developer of multimedia solutions, said that it would refocus its 3D chip architect 3Dlabs to design graphics technologies for portable handheld devices. 3Dlabs originally developed graphics chips and cards for mainstream market, but then concentrated on graphics…

Dual-Chip Radeon X1600 XT Graphics Card to Cost $399

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Infotek, the maker of graphics cards based on ATI Radeon graphics processors under GeCube brand-name, said recently it had plans to release a graphics card based on two ATI Radeon graphics processing units (GPUs). The first of such products will…

Intel Pentium D 920 and 955 Extreme Edition CPUs

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Our main objective in this article is to find how much better the new 9xx dual core processor series based on the 65nm Presler core is in comparison to the older 90nm based 8xx series. For this purpose…

Live from Taiwan: ATI RD580 Motherboards

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With the introduction of RD580 ATI will have a single-chip dual x16 PCIe Corssfire solution to compete with nVidia's top-of-the-line dual x16 PCIe chipset. With a competitive chipset, the fastest current video card in the X1900XT, and the end of…

RD480 + Asus + 2 x 1900 Crossfire = Problems

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We spoke with ATI's top shot motherboard engineer and he told us that it either had some power problems and as the memory acted strangely he said that it could be a BIOS prob as well. We hope he is…

Geforce 7900 GT has 7800 GTX 256 performance for $299

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Nvidia will price those cards at around $299 or just a little bit higher in Europe. This means that Nvidia will sell a card clocked at minimally 450 MHz core or even higher, a 256 MB card with full 24…

New nVidia 7900GTX is 8~10% faster than 7800GTX

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This means that 7900 GTX might get close to ATI's X1900 XTX card but it will lose in many of the benchmarks. We suspect that at 4X FSAA and eight or sixteen times Anisotropic filtering ATI X1900 XTX can still…

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