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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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Asus details Sandy Bridge motherboard lineup
— 11:49 PM on November 14, 2010

Early last week I had a look at Asus' 6-series motherboards. Keep reading to see what the world's biggest mobo maker has in store...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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A closer look at AMD's Brazos platform
— 11:01 PM on November 8, 2010

Last week, I flew down to AMD's Austin campus for enchiladas and some hands-on time with the Brazos platform, which will hit ultraportables, netbooks,...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets

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Report: Next, next-gen Intel chipsets to offer USB 3.0 support
— 9:17 AM on November 1, 2010

Rumor has it that select desktop and notebook chipsets for AMD's upcoming Llano platform will offer native support for USB 3.0. SuperSpeed support...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

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AMD's SB800-series fan speed controller exposed
— 11:00 AM on October 26, 2010

We've long bemoaned the sorry state of BIOS-level fan speed controls, but AMD's SB800-series south bridge chips have a lot to offer on that...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Cooling

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Report: USB 3.0 support coming to Llano platform
— 11:19 AM on October 14, 2010

AMD's upcoming Fusion APUs combine CPU and GPU components on a single die. That's an impressive feat of consolidation, but one that still requires...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

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Survey: Linux still gaining traction in the enterprise
— 6:00 AM on October 12, 2010

These days, I don't hear many industry analysts talking about the "year of Linux on the desktop"—that'd be a bit hyperbolic, with Linux distributions commanding...

Type: News story Tags: Linux-Unix

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Ubuntu 10.10 adds paid app store, new netbook goodies
— 9:29 AM on October 11, 2010

The people at Canonical are still sticking tightly to their biannual release schedule for Ubuntu, it looks like. The latest version of the operating system,...

Type: News story Tags: Linux-Unix

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Settlement site for Nvidia class-action suit appears
— 2:49 PM on September 30, 2010

If one of your notebooks is misbehaving or kicked the bucket because of the whole Nvidia bumpgate debacle, you might be entitled to compensation,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets Mobile computing

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Ubuntu designer shows user-tracking UI
— 4:46 PM on September 20, 2010

Could your PC serve you better by knowing its position relative to you? Ubuntu interface designer Christian Giordano experimented with the concept last week,...

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix

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Gigabyte dresses up Sandy Bridge in gold, blue
— 11:04 PM on September 13, 2010

IDF —Motherboard makers have, of course, been prepping for Intel's next-gen Sandy Bridge processors for some time now, and the folks at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

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Poll: How important is USB 3.0?
— 1:38 PM on September 8, 2010

After making its debut on high-end motherboards, USB 3.0 is quickly trickling down to more affordable boards and making its way into notebooks. It's...

Poll Question: • USB 3.0 is...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Mobile computing

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Report: Next Intel reference mobo to have USB 3.0
— 9:22 AM on September 7, 2010

Recent stories have suggested that Intel might not release a chipset with built-in USB 3.0 support until 2012. That may be so, but according...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Nvidia chipset rumor a Sandy Bridge too far
— 1:35 PM on September 2, 2010

Yesterday, the rumor mill over at DigiTimes kicked out an intriguing item: a story claiming Nvidia is preparing a new chipset, one that combines...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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No Linux version of Steam in the works, says Valve
— 5:10 PM on August 23, 2010

So much for that Linux version of Steam we'd been led to expect by a hidden code snippet. In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Valve's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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Nvidia's Huang talks Tegra plans, chipsets
— 9:27 AM on August 18, 2010

In an interview with the folks at CNet News, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has touched on two interesting topics: his latest aspirations for the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Intel reaches 'tentative settlement' with FTC
— 1:25 PM on August 4, 2010

U.S. regulators are out busting chops lately. Just last week, Dell's allegedly unorthodox dealings with Intel led to a $100-million settlement with the Securities...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Report: Don't hold your breath for Intel chipsets with USB 3.0 in 2011
— 4:47 PM on July 7, 2010

Last October, we learned via an unofficial report that Intel wouldn't add native USB 3.0 support to its chipsets until 2011. According to the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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