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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
A few weeks prior to the launch on GeForce 7800 GTX, based on NVIDIA's latest G70 chip, NVIDIA held an "Editors Day" to introduce the press to the new architecture and capabilities. Whilst that the Editors Day we got the opportunity to sit down with NVIDIA's CEO and visionary, Jen-Hsun Huang and ask him a few questions...
In the new Letterman Digital Arts Center will be an AMD64-based data center housing a render farm to allow computers to process data 24 hours a day.
After initially evaluating the board's layout and what ECS has in mind for its hybrid motherboard, I must say that some of the most attractive aspects of the board are ECS' promise to deliver an affordable solution that costs much less than its competition.
An amazing thing has happened over the past decade: Laptop computers, once expensive niche products, have become commonplace devices. In selecting a laptop, it's size, durability and adaptability that matter, not muscle.
One day several weeks ago, we received an e-mail from a representative from Connect3D. They wanted to send us a new ATI Radeon X800 for us to review under Linux. We couldn't turn them down. So here we have the results.
A new Merrill Lynch report suggests the market for personal computers worldwide will continue to grow in 2006, but growth's likely to be at a slower-than-expected pace as U.S. economic issues and a strong dollar add to normal sector concerns about pricing and product replacement cycles.
ECS' PF88 Extreme motherboard was first displayed at Computex this June, and throughout the event, ECS was flooded with questions regarding the workings of the motherboard and the overall concept. Today, hopefully, we'll be able to answer some of the critical questions for you.
Is the industry ready for RoHS, which is set to hit first with a July 1, 2006 deadline marked on supply-chain calendars? The answer, according to Fern Abrams, director of environmental policy at IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries, is a resounding “No.”
The Extensible Firmware Interface, which could speed the boot-up process for PCs, has been handed over to a group that will promote and standardize it.
Advanced Micro Devices says it has cracked the 10 percent mark in x86 server processor shipments.
From the slurp and drool dept:
Today I have two coolers designed and built by them which many people love and will love, the XP-90 and the XP-90C, which are very sought after within the overclocking crowd. Let us see if they are worthy of the reputation Thermalright has built over the years.
EMC said its new Symmetrix DMX-3 is the first corporate machine that can hold more than a petabyte -- over a quadrillion bytes of data, or enough to store 2 trillion telephone company transaction records or 250 million digital songs.
Today we're having a look at NVIDIA's current flagship solution, the 7800GTX. In this article, we'll be sharing some of our initial Linux experiences with the NVIDIA GeForce 7800GTX 256MB. Although many other publications have found the 7800GTX to perform magnificently, we actually found some dissenting results in our Linux testing.
Two years after Intel Corp. made a splash with computer chips specially designed for notebook PCs, rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. jumped on the bandwagon with a microprocessor similarly pitched to the portable crowd.
INTEL WILL BE SPONSORING this year's QuakeCon - a free gaming convention held in Dallas - it was revealed this month, in what could be a large blow to AMD's gaming fanbase.