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AMD: “Magny-Cours” is Right on Schedule, and Shipping to Customers

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That distant hum that you hear is the sound of the factory churning out AMD’s most advanced x86 processor ever. Yes, production of the new 8- and 12-core AMD Opteron™ 6100 Series processors (codenamed “Magny-Cours”) is underway. … Go To Full Article

NVIDIA Confirms: no retail Fermi before April

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NVIDIA revealed a new site today with details on the "launch" date of an event that announces Fermi. Friday 3/26 Come see NVIDIA unveil the next generation of PC gaming. Want to see what’s hot and what’s next? If Go To Full Article

Devotion to Duty

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Seagate starts shipping the 2TB SAS 6.0 Gbps Constellation ES HDD

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Seagate has now expanded its storage offer with a new Constellation ES hard drive, the first 2TB enterprise class HDD to feature a SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) 6.0 Gbps interface. Seagate's 3.5-inch drive works at 7200 RPM (rotations per minute),… Go To Full Article

ATI Cypress Gaming Performance Analysis

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On a more serious note, there aren't many conclusions to draw outside of those that are immediately apparent throughout the article: * Cypress is pretty fast versus it's predecessor (+50-60% is not too shabby, in our humble opinion),… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 Memory Usage Critic Outed As Fraud

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The original story quoted the company's CTO, Craig Barth on the issue. Now, InfoWorld editor in chief Eric Knorr has still more to add. From Knorr's blog at InfoWorld.com: 'On Friday, Feb. 19, we discovered that one of our contributors,… Go To Full Article

Global DRAM sales to grow

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The outfit predicts that global DRAM revenues will rise to $31.9 billion in 2010, up 40.4 per cent from $22.7 billion in 2009. If this comes true it will be welcome news for the industry, which has suffered annual revenue… Go To Full Article

Zero day flaw in Firefox 3.6

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A RUSSIAN insecurity outfit has managed to create a zero day flaw for Firefox 3.6 under Windows. The exploit allows attackers to remotely gain control of a Windows PC thanks to a previously unknown flaw in the Windows version of… Go To Full Article

How not to cool your Laptop with LN2

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NVIDIA Changes Specs of GT 240, calls new models GT 320, 330 and 340

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NVIDIA is launching three new GeForces, the GT 320, 330 and 340. Exclusively for OEMs, these models are versions of the GeForce GT240. The GT 320 is a cut down version with only 72 of the 96 GPU stream processors… Go To Full Article

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