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DirectX 10...and so it ends!

@ 2005/12/02 read/post comments(0)
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

SilverstoneTek Temjin TJ04 ATX Case

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Hitachi vs. Western Digital vs. Seagate: A Battle of the Mammoths

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When Hitachi first introduced their 500GB hard disk drives, we thought that it would take forever for them to actually begin manufacturing the units, which was not the case. We gave Hitachi the credit for being the first manufacturer to… Go To Full Article

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