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Eyefinity to the sixth degree
— 11:39 PM on May 16, 2010

The newest Radeon HD 5870 unifies six monitors as one giant display wall. We've played loads of games on such a rig, purely for...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Displays

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Western Digital's VelociRaptor VR200M hard drive
— 7:00 AM on April 6, 2010

Every time WD has released a new Raptor, the performance bar for desktop hard drives has been raised. But the new 600GB VelociRaptor VR200M enters...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 480 and 470 graphics processors
— 12:25 AM on March 31, 2010

Call it Fermi, GF100, or GeForce GTX 480. Heck, you could even call it late for dinner. But the new GeForces are here...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Radeon HD 5830 graphics card
— 7:29 PM on March 1, 2010

The newest Radeon is here to step into the massive vacuum between about $169 and $399. But is the 5830 up to its role?...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia brings Optimus switchable graphics to notebooks
— 8:00 AM on February 9, 2010

Switchable graphics is the best way to squeeze decent gaming performance and great battery life from the same notebook, but it's never been able to...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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AMD's Radeon HD 5670 graphics card
— 11:40 PM on January 13, 2010

Today, AMD has taken DirectX 11 graphics to $99, thanks to a bite-sized version of the silicon from its high-end Radeon HD 5000-series cards....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Inside Fermi's graphics architecture
— 2:39 PM on November 23, 2009

Nvidia has already revealed much about the compute-focused features of its upcoming Fermi GPU architecture. Now, insider info and careful speculation take us deep...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Radeon HD 5970 graphics card
— 4:34 PM on November 18, 2009

CrossFire on a stick goes to the next level in the Radeon HD 5970, the new fastest graphics card on the planet. This one...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Radeon HD 5770 and 5750 graphics cards
— 10:47 PM on October 15, 2009

In just a few short weeks, AMD's DirectX 11-class Radeon technology has migrated from the high-end 5800 series to the mid-range 5700 series. Now you...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Radeon HD 5850 arrives
— 11:01 PM on September 29, 2009

With a $259 suggested retail price and a smaller footprint, the Radeon HD 5850 brings a slightly diluted version of the 5870's potent cocktail....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Radeon HD 5870 graphics processor
— 1:43 AM on September 23, 2009

AMD's next-gen GPU has arrived, with full support for DirectX 11 and essentially twice the power of the Radeon HD 4870. We're geeking out...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Radeon HD 4890 vs. GeForce GTX 275
— 6:34 PM on April 6, 2009

In the Radeon HD 4890, AMD's new GPU silicon resets the single-chip performance plateau at about 250 bucks. Nvidia's GeForce GTX 275 has shown...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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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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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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ACard's ANS-9010 Serial ATA RAM disk
— 11:08 PM on January 20, 2009

We haven't heard much about RAM disks since Gigabyte's i-RAM, but now ACard has one that supports up to 64GB of DDR2 memory, has dual...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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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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Hitachi's Deskstar E7K1000 hard drive
— 2:13 PM on January 2, 2009

Hitachi has updated its terabyte Deskstar with a new model that packs 334GB per platter. The E7K1000 is optimized for enterprise, promising solid performance with...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Intel's X25-E Extreme solid-state drive
— 10:25 PM on November 23, 2008

Intel's new X25-E Extreme SSD reads at 250MB/s, writes at 170MB/s, has near-instantaneous seek times, and may very well be the fastest drive you can...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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