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Keep your G6; I'm in it for the P6
— 5:20 PM on August 18, 2011

Honestly, I tried to fight the urge to reminisce today, but August 18th marks the day the youngest member of the Pentium Pro family...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs

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Sandy Bridge to become a cheaper date in September
— 10:26 AM on August 18, 2011

Here we are, some eight months after Intel's Sandy Bridge CPUs debuted, and the price of most of those chips hasn't budged. Intel has,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Next-gen Atom netbook platform delayed 'til November
— 10:25 AM on August 18, 2011

Getting excited about the prospect of watching a Blu-Ray disc on a 10" screen at 1024x600 resolution? Well, why shouldn't you be? That's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Catalyst 11.8 drivers adopt stronger position against aliasing
— 3:37 PM on August 17, 2011

AMD has uncorked yet another monthly driver update for its Radeon GPUs. This one, Catalyst 11.8, promises some tweaks to the Control Center interface,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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AMD says 65W, triple-core A6-3500 APU now available
— 10:38 AM on August 17, 2011

A press release from AMD just dropped into our inbox announcing the imminent availability of a new model of desktop CPU based on Llano...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Ultrabook CPUs still too expensive, say notebook makers
— 6:00 AM on August 17, 2011

Despite Intel reportedly outlining Ultrabook bill-of-materials costs in the $475-650 range for 21-mm-thick systems and $493-710 for thinner 18-mm ones, notebook makers are still...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Crysis 2 tessellation: too much of a good thing?
— 2:07 PM on August 16, 2011

We discover the world's greatest virtual concrete slab.

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Leaked slides detail 28-nm AMD 'Deccan' APU
— 11:54 AM on August 16, 2011

Although most of the PC hardware industry seems to be on vacation right now, the rumor mill keeps churning away. Turkish site Donanim Haber...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Rumor mill pegs Sandy Bridge E power draw at 180W
— 2:43 PM on August 15, 2011

Perhaps this explains why we been hearing whispers about delays to Intel's "Sandy Bridge E" processors. VR-Zone is reporting that Gulftown's successor is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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The many seasons of better benchmarks
— 10:04 AM on August 15, 2011

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Google to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion
— 9:33 AM on August 15, 2011

Looks like Google is serious about this whole Android thing. The search giant has coughed up $12.5 billion to purchase Motorola Mobility. Whoa. As...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Personal tech

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New Sandy Bridge CPUs upgradeable via software
— 6:00 AM on August 15, 2011

Intel has released new details on a series of Sandy Bridge CPUs that will be upgradeable via software. Three models are eligible. On...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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$330 Acer tablet released in the U.S.
— 9:38 AM on August 12, 2011

The tablet price war is in full swing. Earlier today, Acer announced the release of its 7" Iconia Tab A100 tablet in the United...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Nvidia: We 'grew solidly' last quarter
— 4:40 PM on August 11, 2011

The markets might be bouncing up and down with little rhyme or reason, but at the very least, Nvidia stockholders can take comfort in today's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Gigabyte X79 board lends credence to cut-down chipset rumors
— 11:14 AM on August 11, 2011

Despite everyone at Computex talking about Intel's upcoming Sandy Bridge E processors arriving in the August/September timeframe alongside X79 motherboards, the rumor mill has

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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HP slashes TouchPad price to $399.99 for good
— 3:56 PM on August 10, 2011

Remember that one-weekend-only deal whereby HP peddled TouchPads for $100 off the list price? The price cut was meant to be temporary, but as webOSroundup...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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New GeForce 280.26 drivers hit the web
— 5:05 PM on August 9, 2011

Nvidia's has let loose its first new, non-beta graphics driver since June. The 280.26 release, which bears a stamp of approval from Microsoft's WHQL labs,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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New Ultrastar SSD boasts enterprise-grade Intel NAND
— 11:47 AM on August 9, 2011

In November of last year, Hitachi and Intel collaborated on an Ultrastar SSD400S solid-state drive designed for enterprise. The drive paired a jointly...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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