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Western Digital introduces 'Advanced Format' - Up To 10% More Usable HDD Space

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This is a new format method they will be incorporating into their various drive lines. Advanced Format represents a new way for their drives to handle data internally. Instead of each individual sector having its own Sync/header and ECC, the… Go To Full Article

Asustek Set to Withdraw from Mainboards Manufacturing?

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Asustek Computer, the world’s largest maker of mainboards, has decided to completely spin off its mainboards and graphics cards manufacturing arm Pegatron Technologies, the company said this week. The move will allow Asus to become more competitive in terms of… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA supplies 80% of all graphics circuits for Intel Calpella

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NVIDIA is said to have landed 80 percent of the design contracts that were out for bidding. In short this means that the majority of computers using the Calpella platform and discrete graphics circuits, I.e. where the integrated Intel GPU… Go To Full Article

Official Microsoft Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

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When you purchase Windows 7 from Microsoft Store, you have the option to download an ISO file or compressed files. The Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool allows you to create a copy of your Windows 7 ISO file on a… Go To Full Article

Intel releases Turbo Boost monitoring gadget

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The installer is an 18MB download, and it places the monitoring tool along with other gadgets in Windows' Gadget Gallery. As you'd expect, the Turbo Boost Technology Monitor will show up in the sidebar if you're running Vista and on… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master 690 II Advanced Internals Revealed

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Intel Turbo-Charges Transistors with New Materials

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Intel Corp. this week said that it had reached a milestone in its quest to make transistors switch ever faster while using less energy, by integrating a high-k gate with a compound semiconductor transistor. Details were presented this week at… Go To Full Article

Akasa Nero S CPU cooler pictured

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This new 'premium cooler' measures 120 x 87 x 160 mm and weights 726 grams, features four 8mm nickel-plated copper heatpipes with direct CPU contact, 52 aluminum fins, and a 120mm hydro dynamic bearing fan working at speeds between 600… Go To Full Article

Find the Best CPU for a Single ATI Radeon HD 5870 and ATI Radeon HD 5870 CrossFireX

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An advanced graphics card or a couple of such cards in a CrossFireX or SLI configuration is at the heart of each gaming computer. However, when they upgrade or buy new hardware, users often wonder what CPU they might need… Go To Full Article

RADEON HD 5850 Graphics Card

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A long, long time ago, in the past century, all graphics cards were one-size-fits-all. The choice was either to buy one, or not. All novelties were expensive, getting cheaper as they were becoming obsolete. Then manufacturers realized they were not… Go To Full Article

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