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Reality Bytes: Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked

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A large gap exists between the public's perception of video games and what the research actually shows. The following is an attempt to separate fact from fiction. 1. The availability of video games has led to an… Go To Full Article

FIRST LOOK: ULi M1697 for Athlon 64/x2

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As VIA and SiS seem to be declining in the chipset arena, ULi continues an aggressive push to capture a larger share of the chipset market. This is particularly true in the AMD arena, where ULi has produced the innovative… Go To Full Article

TDK ships "mass-production" samples of 25 and 50 GByte Blu-ray discs

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The company is the first company actual availability of BD media in a quality that can be expected to appear on store shelves sometime in 2006. According to the company, four different types of media are being manufactured on a… Go To Full Article

ATI's R580 has 16 pipelines but 48 Pixel Shader units

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BACK IN September, ATI told us that you need more per pixel operations then you need textures. It’s the ratio that changed over the years, but we don’t want to make a history class of this article. It said that… Go To Full Article

Xbox 360 not designed to play games in vertical position?

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I just had a revelation. The Xbox 360 “Ring of Light” logo pictured right could actually respresent the circular scratches left on Xbox 360 games across the world. When Matt’s Xbox 360 stopped playing games, a customer service rep told… Go To Full Article

Xbox 360 Software Compatibility List

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My definitive list of original Xbox games that will run on Xbox 360 is updated with the November 2005 Compatibility Update and a short video showing the update process. Go To Full Article

New Unreal Tournament 2007 shots

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Here're some new images of Unreal Tournament 2007, Epic's next Unreal Tournament game Go To Full Article

ATI Reconsiders Pricing on Mainstream Graphics Cards

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ATI Technologies said Tuesday it reconsidered the manufacturer suggested retail pricing (MSRP) of its RADEON X1600- and RADEON X1300-series graphics cards in a bid to make them more competitive when compared to rivaling offerings from partners of the company’s opponent… Go To Full Article

AMD Denies Phase Out of Opteron Chips for Socket 939

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Advanced Micro Devices denied on Tuesday rumours spread by a web-site regarding cancellation of production of AMD Opteron processors for servers and workstation designed for desktop-oriented 939-pin infrastructure. The company said it would continue to ship the chips for uni-processor… Go To Full Article

Toshiba Delays Commercial Introduction of HD DVD

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HD DVD continues to lose the advantage of being the first next-generation format for content distribution as Toshiba announced the delay of commercial launch of appropriate players in Japan, following similar postponement in the United States. Toshiba, the main driving… Go To Full Article

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