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BIOS switcheroo enables SLI on unsupported Gigabyte X58 mobo
— 5:10 PM on March 19, 2009

As we noted in today's affordable X58 motherboard round-up, manufacturers of Core i7 motherboards can submit models to Nvidia for SLI certification—but not all...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards

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Intel CPU flaw allows for hard-to-detect rootkit
— 2:33 PM on March 19, 2009

A pair of security researchers has released a paper and proof-of-concept code detailing a security vulnerability in Intel's processors. In their words, the vulnerability...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Microsoft releases completed Internet Explorer 8
— 12:31 PM on March 19, 2009

After over a year of beta testing, Internet Explorer 8 has finally gone gold. The complete, production-ready release of the new browser is available...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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HybridPower dies on the desktop
— 12:30 PM on March 19, 2009

Nvidia's HybridPower technology debuted on the desktop with the nForce 780a SLI, promising to dramatically lower idle system power consumption by completely shutting down...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets

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New Intel CPUs and price cuts loom, report claims
— 11:05 AM on March 19, 2009

Intel has several rounds of price cuts and new processor introductions lined up for April, May, and July, according to DigiTimes. The site has used...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Thursday Shortbread
— 6:53 AM on March 19, 2009

Thursday OC Heaven posts Radeon HD 4890 3DMark score DigiTimes reports Intel to drop some desktop...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Samsung ships 16GB DDR3 memory modules
— 6:00 AM on March 19, 2009

Cramming 6GB of memory into a shiny new Core i7 rig is great, but Samsung must think that's a little passé: the company says it's...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Where's the sweet spot for headphones?
— 12:26 AM on March 19, 2009

The headphone market is littered with an incredible range of options, from the throwaway garbage bundled with cheap MP3 players to audiophile earmuffs that would...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia

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A trio of affordable Core i7 motherboards
— 11:11 PM on March 18, 2009

The first wave of Core i7 motherboards were prohibitively expensive, but a new batch has arrived that brings prices down to the $200 range.

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Phenom II X4 955 may arrive on April 20
— 5:05 PM on March 18, 2009

AMD's fastest quad-core processor yet may be out in just over a month. According to a report by Hardware-Infos, the firm plans to roll...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Catalyst 9.3 drivers have Windows 7 support
— 3:39 PM on March 18, 2009

AMD has released a new set of Catalyst drivers for its Radeon graphics cards, and there's a twist: Windows 7 is among the list of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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NYT: IBM is in talks to acquire Sun
— 1:12 PM on March 18, 2009

Things are shaking up in the server world. Two days after the launch of Cisco's first servers, the New York Times reports that IBM...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Software

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PlayStation 3 developers get free PhysX SDK
— 12:44 PM on March 18, 2009

Nvidia may be promoting PhysX as a way to sell more GeForces, but the company hasn't forgotten about the physics application programming interface's other uses....

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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iPhone OS 3.0 to bring copy and paste, search, MMS support
— 11:03 AM on March 18, 2009

While we were busy getting our processor value analysis ready yesterday, Apple took the wraps off its third major iPhone operating system release. The...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 4:18 AM on March 18, 2009

Wednesday The Inquirer reports Nvidia says Nvision delayed not cancelled IBM in talks to buy Sun...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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A fresh look at processor value
— 1:21 AM on March 18, 2009

17 processors. 22 benchmarks. 64 graphs. One epic study of how some of today's most popular enthusiast processors compare in terms of performance per...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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New iPod shuffle freezes author's brain with joke overload
— 4:33 PM on March 17, 2009

Seriously. I still have to use a third-party, system-level-altering application to restore OS 9 window shade functionality to OS X (oddly enough, it's called

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Report: Atom may soon power half of cheap desktops
— 1:47 PM on March 17, 2009

While Intel's Atom processors are almost omnipresent in the netbook market, they've only made their way into a relatively small portion of desktops. However, DigiTimes...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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