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NVIDIA’s recent launch of the GeForce GTX 590 card has not changed the face of computing, as we know it but has brought improved performance at the highest end at $699. The vast majority of video card sales are not at the $500 price point, with around $200-300 being the “Sweet Spot” according to both AMD and NVIDIA and various market research firms like Gartner, Mercury Research and Jon Peddle.... continued.
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The year is still in its early stages and yet we have seen the release of many a new video card in such a short time. Just recently AMD released their Dual GPU competitor the new Radeon HD 6990, and today March 25 2011 NVIDIA makes their mark on the consumer market by introducing their competition to the arena the all new GTX 590. The 590 is the first new Dual GPU card for NVIDIA since the GTX... continued.
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NVIDIA today are launching their latest, mid-range video card. This is the GTX 550 Ti. And today we are having a look at the Gigabyte version of this card. This card is set to replace one of the Green Team's hottest selling cards, the GTS 450. NVIDIA’s reference card is clocked higher, and it has a wider 192-bit memory interface. This allows the card to provide a 28% boost in average performance... continued.
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Every once in a blue moon we see the powers that be in the video card world knock out a true contender for the video card king, today that emerging power is AMD with the release of their all new Dual-GPU VGA card, hence dubbed the HD 6990. The 6990 in sum is a pair of 6970 cards embedded on a single piece of silicon geared toward rocking the gaming world and outperforming both its competition... continued.
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This case is from the new Extreme Division line from Sentey. This is a full tower case that is loaded with features and supports motherboards up to E-ATX form factor. It will not support XL-ATX motherboards though. Sentey is a relative new comer to the American market and they are an international company based out of Shenzhen China. This is the first case that we’ve gotten from Sentey so let’s... continued.
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According to Steam, over 94% of the computer users using Steam are running Windows 7 with DirectX 11 video cards.  In fact as of the January Steam Hardware and Software Survey the most popular video card is still the NVIDIA GeForce 8800 which is a DirectX 8 part with a 5.77% market share and the 9800 with a 5.55% market share. NVIDIA and AMD both say that most people upgrade their video... continued.
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As a company, In Win has been around since 1986, and they sell computer cases, power supplies, and digital storage devices. And we are looking at the new Dragon Rider, Full Tower case. This case is from their Destiny-Extreme series, which is aimed at the enthusiast level market. A Full Tower case, like this, supports just about any size motherboard, and can handle a wide assortment of multiple... continued.
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A Video splitter distributes a single video signal to multiple monitors while a video switch allows one of many inputs to be displayed on a single monitor. ATEN has been at the forefront of video switches and splitters for years. With the popularity of High Definition in today’s video consoles, televisions, Blu-ray and much more the need for a switch is never more present. ATEN has implemented a... continued.
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Intel’s launch of the Sandy Bridge processor and P67/H67 chipset and the AMD Brazos platform has begun a paradigm shift in computing with every CPU having integrated graphics on it potentially moving forward.  In any event the two companies are putting more transistors on the CPU moving the memory controller and the external graphics controller to the CPU rather than a separate Northbridge... continued.
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With the recent launches of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti and the HD 6950 1GB cards the so-called “Sweet Spot” of the high-end video card market has changed again.  The video card market has always been defined by the highest end cards such as the GeForce GTX 580 and HD 6970 and a mainstream of around $200 and below. But there is a middle ground for those wanting high performance and pricing... continued.
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With the recent launch of NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX560 card, the mainstream market has been redefined. AMD launched the HD 6870 late last year in October aimed squarely at the $250 price point. NVIDIA countered this with their GeForce GTX 460 lowering the price to compete but their true solution to the HD 6870 didn’t launch till January of this year.Of course, the two competing companies are all about... continued.
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Small, inexpensive computers have become the new “In” thing with computer users. For most computer users the high-end desktop with up to four graphics cards, a 6-core Intel CPU and a X58 motherboard is overkill. In this day and age where the person plays casual games like Farmville on Facebook or Mafia Wars, surfs the Internet, works on Office and watches TV doesn’t need that kind of power.A... continued.
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The computer has many components including the CPU, the motherboard, the video card and the memory but it can’t operate without one thing, the Power Supply Unit. Without power the computer becomes a case with electronics inside it. One of the main considerations of a computerhas to be an adequate power supply without which the computer cannot operate no matter how fast or powerful the video card(... continued.
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Intel Technical Marketing Manager Darrin Lynch discusses the new Sandy Bridge processors with ChannelPro publisher Michael Siggins.This Podcast's focus: Enhanced Graphics. Listen to the Podcast now.
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Intel Technical Marketing Manager Darrin Lynch discusses the new Sandy Bridge processors with ChannelPro publisher Michael Siggins.This Podcast's focus: Overclocking. Listen to the Podcast now.

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