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Deal of the week: Pre-Christmas bonanza
— 6:09 PM on December 17, 2010

Don't tell anyone, but I'm getting the feeling that online retailers are trying to woo late Christmas shoppers. At least, the ongoing pre-Christmas sales at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage

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Amazon MP3 sales up, Apple still rules market
— 12:41 PM on December 17, 2010

More than a few of you will probably get iTunes gift cards in your stockings this year. And why not? With a whopping...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Several Zacate motherboards coming in January
— 12:38 PM on December 16, 2010

In the market for a motherboard based on AMD's new Fusion APUs? According to The Inquirer, you should have plenty of choices come...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards

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Quad cores will come first for Sandy Bridge laptops
— 6:00 AM on December 16, 2010

If you've been paying attention over the past year or so, you might remember that Intel released quad-core Nehalem-derived mobile CPUs before their dual-core...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Windows 8 could be shown at CES next month
— 10:06 AM on December 15, 2010

We might just get a sneak preview of Microsoft's next operating system at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. So suggests the New York Times,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Deal of the week: Discounted CPUs and storage
— 6:10 PM on December 10, 2010

The arrival of new AMD CPUs earlier this week has caused prices to fall on the old models, providing us with attractive fodder for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage

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Real World Tech dissects OpenCL
— 11:39 AM on December 10, 2010

By now, you're surely heard of OpenCL, the cross-platform API designed to allow software developers to tap the processing horsepower of GPUs for computational tasks....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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Intel, AMD to phase out VGA by 2015
— 12:17 PM on December 8, 2010

Death to VGA! No, not Spike's painfully lame Video Game Awards (although those could also use the axe) but the analog video connector that's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets Displays

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Larrabee-derived MICs to adopt longer development cycle
— 11:17 AM on December 7, 2010

Remember Intel's Larrabee discrete graphics processor? It's been shelved, at least for graphics cards, but the architecture will live on in a new class...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Phenom II X6 1100T and friends debut
— 10:17 AM on December 7, 2010

Although we published a review of the GeForce GTX 570 this morning, the majority of the activity in Damage Labs this past week has...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Poll: How big is your CPU fan?
— 1:14 PM on December 2, 2010

As CPUs have become more power efficient, the fans used to cool them have grown in size. That might seem counter-intuitive, but it speaks...

Poll Question: • How big is your CPU fan?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Opterons fading out of the workstation market
— 11:07 AM on November 29, 2010

The folks at Jon Peddie Research have published an interesting blog post that explores the disappearance of AMD CPUs from the workstation market. ...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Workstations

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Listings for Sandy Bridge laptops start appearing
— 6:00 AM on November 29, 2010

Many adjectives may describe the upcoming launch of Intel's Sandy Bridge processors, but surprising won't be one of them. Intel has already confirmed the release...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Report: Production of slate-bound Atom platform begins
— 9:39 AM on November 24, 2010

Intel has made its intention to release Oak Trail next quarter pretty clear, but judging by a fresh DigiTimes report, we may see the new...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel adds Atom with embedded FPGA
— 9:46 AM on November 23, 2010

Well, it looks like Intel is treading some new ground with its Atom CPUs. The company has announced the Atom E600C series, a new...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Internet braces for new Netflix unlimited-streaming plan
— 1:48 PM on November 22, 2010

According to network equipment and software vendor Sandvine, Netflix accounts for 20% of all downstream traffic in the US during peak hours. As...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Poll: How much did you spend on your best PC speakers or headset?
— 3:17 PM on November 17, 2010

We'll have a new sound card review very shortly, and writing it got me thinking about how much folks spend on the speakers or headset...

Poll Question: • How much did you spend on your best PC speakers or headset?

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Signs point to GlobalFoundries making AMD's 28-nm APUs
— 10:08 AM on November 17, 2010

After publishing yesterday's story about TSMC possibly manufacturing AMD's 28-nm APUs Krishna and Wichita, an interesting e-mail appeared in our inbox. The e-mail was...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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