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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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Nvidia's GeForce GTS 250 graphics card
— 2:00 AM on March 3, 2009

The GeForce GTS 250 supplants the GeForce 9800 GTX+ with a smaller card, lower power draw, double the video memory, and a markedly lower price....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Socket AM3 Phenom II processors
— 2:08 PM on February 17, 2009

The latest processors from AMD add support for DDR3 memory and come in more affordable triple- and quad-core flavors. We like one of them...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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A look at PhysX in Mirror's Edge
— 10:48 AM on February 12, 2009

Nvidia's PhysX push has been a bit slow out of the gate, but with Mirror's Edge, we finally have a fresh blockbuster with support for...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 285 and 295 graphics cards
— 11:43 PM on January 15, 2009

Two new GeForces are here, making a claim as the fastest cards around. We've tested them against, well, everything. Almost. 17 different GPU...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Intel's Core i7 processors
— 3:38 AM on November 3, 2008

Core i7 processors have secretly been shattering records in Damage Labs for the past few weeks. Now we can tell all. Read...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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AMD's Radeon HD 4830 graphics processor
— 11:01 PM on October 22, 2008

AMD has a brand-new Radeon to unveil today, and it's certainly worthy of our attention. However, our time to devote to this card is...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia's GeForce 9300 chipset
— 8:00 AM on October 15, 2008

AMD's 780G has been our integrated graphics chipset of choice for nearly eight months, but Nvidia's new GeForce 9300 looks poised to claim the crown...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Chipsets

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Intel's G45 Express chipset
— 10:37 PM on October 9, 2008

AMD and Nvidia have beefed up their integrated graphics chipsets to offer decent gaming performance and Blu-ray decode acceleration. We take Intel's latest G45...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Chipsets

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A first look at Nvidia's GPU physics
— 8:00 AM on August 6, 2008

Next week, Nvidia will release graphics drivers that will let owners of most GeForce 8, GeForce 9, and GeForce GTX 200-series graphics cards use PhysX...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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An early peek at the Radeon HD 4870 X2
— 11:51 PM on July 13, 2008

AMD has quite a hit on its hands in the Radeon HD 4000 series. Coming next is a product code-named R700, a high-end graphics...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Experimenting with HDR photos on a $200 camera
— 4:40 PM on July 1, 2008

I've been giddily experimenting with high-dynamic-range photography over the past few days. Unfortunately, I don't own any professional photography equipment, and my best camera...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 280 graphics processor
— 8:00 AM on June 16, 2008

The newest GeForce is here, it's large, and it's in charge, with nearly twice the power of a GeForce 8800 GTX on a single chip....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Diamond's Radeon HD 3870 1GB video card
— 8:55 PM on May 1, 2008

What happens when you slap a gig of memory on a Radeon HD 3870? That's the question of the hour, since our subject is...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Phenom X3 processors
— 12:08 AM on April 23, 2008

Good things often come in powers of two, especially in computers. Two, four, eight, or sixteen copies of a common resource—rendering pipelines, megabytes of memory,...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Intel's Core 2 Quad Q9300 processor
— 11:40 PM on April 17, 2008

The Core 2 Quad Q9300 is Intel's most affordable quad-core processor, and it promises to supplant a long-time favorite of ours, the Core 2 Quad...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Overclocking Intel's Xeon X3320 processor
— 12:52 AM on April 16, 2008

The Xeon X3320 shares the same 45nm Penryn core as the Core 2 Quad Q9300, but with a lower operating voltage that hints at greater...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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The GeForce 9 series multi-GPU extravaganza
— 11:09 PM on April 10, 2008

Nvidia just recently introduced its GeForce 9800 GTX, and this is our first look at that card. But we didn't really stop there....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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