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Nvidia: GPU Failures Not Affecting Our Orders

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In July of last year, Nvidia admitted in an SEC filing that some notebook chips were failing at “higher than normal rates.” According to the filing, Nvidia said it would incur a $150 to $200 million charge for the quarter,… Go To Full Article

Nvidia Forceware 186.08 vs 185.85 Performance Comparison

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Just recently, a new beta driver for Nvidia was released, Forceware 186.08. It adds support for ambient occlusion, a new control panel feature for those looking for enhanced 3D gaming realism. Go To Full Article

AMD Plans Price Cut For HD 4800 Series in July

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Starting from next month, AMD will cut the prices of their Radeon HD 4890, 4870, 4850 up to as much as US$50. This move is probably to lower the current inventory of their high end GPUs to make way for… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA Geforce GTS 250 Selling "like mad"

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Renaming the G92b-based Geforce 9800GTX+ to Geforce GTS 250 was one of the best things Nvidia did in 2009. The rename worked and everyone wants to buy Geforce GTS 250 as this name definitely sounds better than the old 9800GTX+.… Go To Full Article

USB Stick Housing Made From Pocket Watches

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So this is Mechanical Memory key Number 3. Its probably, in my opinion, my most successful so far. It has however taken an age to finish (approx 10-12 hours) mainly due to the detail and having to harvest the pieces… Go To Full Article

Western Digital adds 2x2Tb Drives to External Enclosure

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Wants to let the world know they are the first to sell an external storage device with 4TB. WD, the world's leader in external storage solutions, today introduced its new 4 terabyte capacity My Book® Studio Edition™ II dual-drive… Go To Full Article

Swiftech Komodo VGA Water Cooling Block Launched

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Swiftech Komodo VGA Water Cooling Block Launched The Komodo waterblock is a single slot liquid cooling solution for nVidia reference design GeForce GTX285 graphic cards. This "full cover" waterblock cools the GPU, the voltage regulators,… Go To Full Article

Microsoft bans netbooks with hybrid storage

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Microsoft has banned netbook manufacturers from making hybrid storage netbooks: those with both SSD and hard drives when using Windows XP Home, bit-tech has learnt. It seems Redmond gets in quite a fluff with regards to the… Go To Full Article

Noctua @ Computex 2009

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We've given a first glimpse of two upcoming retail CPU coolers: Firstly, we've exhibited an updated version of the popular NH-C12P equipped with the new NF-P14 140mm fan for further improved CPU and component cooling performance as well as PWM… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA targets 225W TDP With GT300 GPU

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Unlike AMD/ATI, nVidia spent Computex Taipei 2009 in silence, not mentioning anything about the future of their hardware. That was to be expected, given the fact that nVidia was also silent during Computex Taipei 2008, and then briefing select journalists… Go To Full Article

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