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With the launch of the Cayman series of video cards, AMD has completed their lineup for 2010 just in time for Christmas. While some might consider the HD 6970 to be late the fact is the Cayman series is priced to move at $370 and $300 for the HD 6970 and HD 6950. The HD 6970 is the fastest AMD card on the market besides the dual-chip 5970, but what if you want even more graphics power than a... continued.
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The launch of the Intel Sandy Bridge platform and the 6 series of chipsets bring a new paradigm shift into the world of CPUs and chipsets. The launch of the new platform offers high performance computing to the masses with integrated graphics much improved over the last series. Further, Sandy Bridge brings integrated graphics to the same package as the CPU rather than on the same die as the... continued.
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Today marks the launch of a new CPU architecture and chipset family from Intel marking the replacement for the Clarkdale and Allendale platforms that used the LGA-1156 interface. This marks a top-to bottom change as the new CPUs cannot be used on a motherboard using older chipsets.  The enthusiast wanting the fastest system on the planet will still want a X58 board with a Core i7-980X as... continued.
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Intel has launched a new Central Processor Unit family every year for the last few years with Tick/Tock regularity. Each Tick is a new architecture with the Pentium, Pentium Pro, Pentium MMX, Pentium II, Pentium III, Pentium IV, Prescott, Core, Core 2, Dual Core, Core i7 and so forth. The last major launch was the Nehalem family with the Core i7 launch in 2008.Intel launched the Clarkdale family... continued.
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If you have been reading the Internet lately and are a fan of AMD video cards you may have heard about this new trick to turn your standard reference designed HD 6950 into a fully functioning HD 6970. Well its actually very true and can done in a few easy to follow steps by anyone who is familiar with their PC and updating a BIOS. Even if you have never done this before this easy step-by-step... continued.
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        Thermaltake, leading DIY chassis and storage enclosure brand, presents all users the world’s first storage enclosure solution with dual-fan design, the Thermaltake Max 5G. With the dual 80mm fans, the Max 5G can effectively exhaust heat out of the storage enclosure to lower the internal temperature and thereby ensuring data integrity during file... continued.
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AMD is the market leader in terms of graphics cards market share and has been since the release of the HD 5xxx series last year since NVIDIA only very recently completed their lineup of GeForce Fermi cards. AMD launched a top to bottom family of video cards before NVIDIA even launched their GTX 480 to retail.NVIDIA recently launched the second card to feature the GeForce Fermi architecture for... continued.
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AMD is one of the top two video card companies in computers with offices all across the world. They were the first to market with a DirectX 11 card and are now on the second generation of DirectX 11 cards. They recently launched the Barts cards in the form of the HD 6870 and the HD 6850, which replaced the HD 5830 and HD 5770/5750 cards.XFX has built video cards for years now with their first... continued.
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If there’s one constant in the world of graphics cards it’s that there is always new around the corner. NVIDIA and AMD have been trading blows for many years in the video card industry with one side or the other having the better chip or price/performance ratio. With DirectX 9.0 the 6xxx series and 7xxx series ruled the roost in terms of performance. With the advent of DirectX 10.0, the 8xxx... continued.
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Every year NVIDIA and AMD release new video cards to sell. NVIDIA fired the first shot with the GeForce GTX 580 just a short while ago.AMD launched their Evergreen family of video cards late last year with the RADEON HD 5870 and its variants. The HD 5870 was the first card to fully support DirectX 11. AMD recently launched the HD 6870 to replace the HD 5830 and 5770 in the lineup offering higher... continued.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Fatal1ty and ASRock Reveal Partnership to Build Motherboards   Calabasas, California, December 8, 2010 - After many months of covert development, Auravision, Master Licensor for the Fatal1ty Brand, revealed today that Fatal1ty and ASRock have entered into a global partnership to develop a range of motherboards specifically designed for PC gaming enthusiasts around the... continued.
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The Workstation or server computer is different than a normal computer in several key ways. The workstation computer is used for people that need a powerful, dependable solution that needs high computing power, visual capabilities and support for Workstation class CPUs. One of the important factors on a workstation is support for high stability and support for SAS drives.ASUS has made a variety... continued.
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The SSD drive has become popular as drives have faster random access times, faster start-up times, consistent read performance and little performance degradation from file fragmentation as a HDD would. SSD drives have no platters, no spindle and data is stored in Flash memory so seek times are far less than on a HDD.Memory manufacturers manufacture the most critical components of a SSD drive, the... continued.
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NVIDIA launched their GF110 chip in the form of the GeForce GTX 580 just a month ago which was basically a “fixed” GF100 chip with some improvements.  It is a great card with lower power consumption and higher performance than the previous generation GeForce GTX 480 but with the EOL of the GeForce GTX 480 card there was a gap between the GTX 580 and the GTX 470 in price.If you might remember... continued.
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With the excitement of the launches of the HD 6870 and GeForce GTX 580 cards over, the focus is still on the price/performance of the under $200 price range for video cards. The choices for consumers on this “Sweet Spot” of the market where over 3x the number of cards are sold versus the highest end cards above that price point are important. NVIDIA has chosen to fight with their GeForce GTX 470... continued.

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