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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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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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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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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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Radeon HD 4890 shows up in European e-tail listing
— 10:59 AM on March 17, 2009

Remember those rumors about an upcoming Radeon HD 4890 from AMD? Well, it doesn't look like they're rumors anymore. At least, a listing for...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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New Stream SDK adds better CrossFire, Visual Studio 2008 support
— 12:51 PM on March 13, 2009

OpenCL may turn out to be the next best thing, but for now, AMD is still working hard on bettering its existing ATI Stream SDK—the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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GeForce 9800 GT may not get a new name, after all
— 9:50 AM on March 13, 2009

Remember how, according to some rumor sites, Nvidia was supposed to re-brand its GeForce 9800 GT as the GeForce GTS 240 (or, at least,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Western Digital's WD TV HD Media Player
— 11:00 PM on March 12, 2009

Could Western Digital's new digital media player be the ideal companion for the company's external hard drives? And does it belong in your entertainment...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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Latest iPod shuffle the quintessential Apple product
— 4:57 PM on March 12, 2009

Perhaps more than any other Apple product, the iPod shuffle is the perfect example of the Steve Jobs Reality Distortion Field in action. When...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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New iPod shuffle still has no display, now lacks buttons
— 1:10 PM on March 11, 2009

Attention, trendy joggers and celebrities everywhere: the third-generation iPod shuffle is out. Apple has...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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AMD ships 50 million GPUs for the Wii
— 10:01 AM on March 11, 2009

With all the fab spinning-off and PC graphics card price wars, you might easily forget that AMD GPUs account for a pretty big...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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FirePro 2450 draws 18W, can drive four displays
— 9:39 AM on March 9, 2009

Workstation graphics cards sometimes dazzle with high-end specifications and price tags in the thousands of dollars, but AMD's new FirePro 2450 is a little different....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Deal of the week: a Radeon HD 4870 for $165 shipped
— 5:11 PM on March 6, 2009

Nvidia's new GeForce GTS 250 1GB looked like a pretty decent deal for the $150 suggested retail price. That said, the card doesn't come...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Stickin' it to the sat man
— 10:57 AM on March 5, 2009

Generally speaking, Americans believe that more is better—except for, of course, leprosy and Celine...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Mac

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Radeon X1000 series and earlier move to legacy support status
— 8:39 AM on March 5, 2009

AMD has decided to switch some of its older Radeons, from the 9000 series through the X1000 series, into what is calls "legacy" support status....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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JPR foresees the end of integrated graphics chipsets by 2013
— 4:47 PM on March 4, 2009

The days of integrated graphics chipsets are numbered, according to Jon Peddie Research. The firm expects motherboard-based IGPs will have all but vanished by...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD foundry spin-off gets its name: GlobalFoundries
— 2:51 PM on March 4, 2009

Well, it's done. Two days after AMD, ATIC, and Mubadala finalized their transaction, AMD's former manufacturing division has opened for business under its...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Nvidia sees itself making x86 SoCs eventually
— 9:39 AM on March 4, 2009

With both AMD and Intel playing up CPU-GPU integration and Intel prepping its own discrete graphics processor, Nvidia is in a precarious position—it has graphics...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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