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Quake 4 Multiplayer Benchmarks (NetDemo)

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It seems that the Multiplayer mode is actually quite heavier than the Singleplayer. The results show that the framerate in multiplayer mode is about the same as in singleplayer mode with 4xAA turned on at the same resolution! Go To Full Article

Google is Skynet?

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"Maybe Google will end up becoming the first sentient AI, if storing and finding association patterns between data is the essence of conscious thinking. The amount of information that Google has at its disposal is staggering, and poised to continue… Go To Full Article

Laser Etching a Laptop

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I didn't really plan using a $20,000 laser cutter on my 17" Powerbook to etch a 19th-century engraving of a tarsier, a nocturnal mammal related to the lemur (also the vi book cover), but it seemed like it had to… Go To Full Article

Intel terminates Via

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According to the Taiwan Economic News, rather than Intel coming to an amicable agreement with Via to stop a licence for embedded CPUs, the picture is rather different. Intel terminated the agreement, said the newspaper. Via will… Go To Full Article

125GB platters appear in hard disks

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Samsung uses a 125GB platter in a new Spinpoint P120 250GB hard disk drive. With NCQ, SATA2 interface and 7200rpm, but a smallish a 8MB buffer, you could rightly expect that performance would suffer. It lags behind the rest of… Go To Full Article

Faster 6800GS auto-overclocks slower 6800GS in SLI

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WHEN WE got our hands on a Geforce 6800GS, we tried to run it with a 6800GT in SLI and it failed. We reported on that here. Today we got a second 6800GS from Leadtek and wanted to give it… Go To Full Article

Inside Microsoft's Xbox 360 - A Tour of the 360's Motherboard

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On Wednesday we took apart the Xbox 360 to satisfy our curiosities and provide a tutorial to all those willing to take time out of gaming in order to take theirs apart as well. Today, we take a bit of… Go To Full Article

EPoX's first GeForce 6100 motherboard--EP-9GF6100-M

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EPoX has launched its new EP-9GF6100-M integrated motherboard. The new board features an onboard GeForce 6100 GPU which we have detailed in articles on our site here and here. The integrated GPU is fully DX9 compliant which means that it… Go To Full Article

MIPS RAM Freezer

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Epox EP-8NPA SLI

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