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NVIDIA first announced the GeForce GTX 480 in 2009 but didn’t release it till early last year. Late last year NVIDIA launched the GeForce GTX 460 as a mid-range card. They have taken to describing the GTX 460 as a Hunter class unit in the RTS space with firepower and dizzying speed to devastate his enemy. NVIDIA’s board partners took the GTX 460 to clock speeds above 800MHz, giving performance... continued.
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Today is GeForce GTX 560 Ti day with the launch of the newest mainstream card in NVIDIA’s lineup replacing the GeForce GTX 470 SKUs as NVIDIA is not producing GeForce GF100 or its derivatives except for their Tesla and Quadro cards, it is only logical that they produce a GF104 derivative for the same market as the 460 is looking a bit dated. Various manufacturers are releasing GeForce GTX 560... continued.
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Today’s launch of the Sandy Bridge CPU family and P6 series of motherboard chipsets is a major change in the marketplace with virtually every performance and mainstream user will be purchasing this combination if they are going for a new system on the Intel platform this year. The enthusiast platform will still be based upon the X58 and LGA-1366 CPUs until Intel releases their next enthusiast... continued.
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The launch of the newv Intel Sandy Bridge platform has redefined what mainstream and performance computing is all about. Going forward, it is likely that all Intel CPUs will be on this platform for the next year or two and if you want to go the Intel route for the latest chipset, the Sandy Bridge+6 series chipset combination is the way to go.  The X58 and 6-core CPU platform still exists for... continued.
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Sapphire is now jumping head first into the motherboard game and they are also doing it in style, today I am going to show you a few pictures from the all new Pure White Fusion motherboard due to hit the shelves in the next few weeks. Sapphire is one of the worlds largest partners of the ATI/AMD infrastructure and have made a name for themselves in the VGA market where they remain as one of the... continued.
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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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