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Creating the Juggernaut - ATI Radeon HD 5870 CrossFireX Analysis

Creating the Juggernaut - ATI Radeon HD 5870 CrossFireX Analysis

The Radeon HD 5870 is undoubtedly fast, but how would two of them perform? In an attempt to simulate the performance of the upcoming Radeon HD 5870 X2, we put a pair 5870 cards together in CrossFireX and compare it with two 4870 X2 cards. Along the way, we also examined how such a configuration would perform on an Intel X38 and an X58 setup.

Windows Mobile 6.5 - The True Windows Phone OS

Windows Mobile 6.5 - The True Windows Phone OS

Another year, another upgrade. October will be the month of Microsoft, and right before its Windows 7 desktop OS is officially available, the curtains are first raised for its mobile OS, Windows Mobile 6.5. The wait has been long and we won't keep you waiting, as we present Windows Mobile 6.5 in its entirety.

Coming Soon: AMD Tigris and Congo Platform Notebooks

Coming Soon: AMD Tigris and Congo Platform Notebooks

AMD's successful Puma notebooks are next in line for a refresh with the Tigris platform coming soon after Windows 7 debuts. Expect a mobile AMD 785G chipset, new 45nm Turion II processors and better power management. Also, the ultrathin Yukon platform gets an upgrade to Congo. More details inside.

The Snow Leopard Cometh

The Snow Leopard Cometh

We popped by Apple's local briefing event on the next version of its Mac OS, Snow Leopard, to see if there were any big frozen felines worth looking at. Cats aside, we'll get you acquainted quickly on what to expect from this affordable upgrade to the new Mac OS.

Top Must-Have Travel Gadgets 2009 - Bon Voyage!

Top Must-Have Travel Gadgets 2009 - Bon Voyage!

With the NATAS Travel Fair coming up, it's time we fuss over holiday destinations once more. Somewhere closer to home like Japan? Or perhaps some place more exotic like the Serengeti plains? Before you pack up and leave, be sure to check out our travel buying guide to help you pick the best gadgets for your trip. Bon Voyage!

Sony Ericsson's Upcoming Trio of Multimedia Phones

Sony Ericsson's Upcoming Trio of Multimedia Phones

As the saying goes, two's company and three's a crowd but in the case of Sony Ericsson, to quote singer Prince, we are going to be partying like it's a new year for these new phones that are coming in the 4th quarter of the year. Check out our special preview video to get the gist of Satio, Aino and Yari.

AMD 785G Graphics Performance Update

AMD 785G Graphics Performance Update

AMD's 780G chipset took the integrated graphics scene by surprise last year, blowing away its rivals. But it's time for an update and with the AMD 785G, the chipset gets upgraded to the newest features like DX10.1 and UVD 2.0. We examine if these features add anything significant in this performance update.

Editor's Choice Gaming Rig 2009

Editor's Choice Gaming Rig 2009

While we await the next wave of tech advances, we recap some of the best PC hardware that has passed through our lab this year and represent some of the finest money can buy. Presenting to you, our Editor's Choice pick for setting up a gaming system.

SingTel AMPed - True Unlimited Mobile Music Download

SingTel AMPed - True Unlimited Mobile Music Download

As mobile device manufacturers try to oust each other with their add-on online music services, service provider SingTel is also in the thick of the action, especially so with their new SingTel AMPed music download service. Full details and analysis of this newly launched service, right after the jump.

Intel's Pine Trail and Nehalem-EX Platform Updates

Intel's Pine Trail and Nehalem-EX Platform Updates

Talk about David and Goliath - that's exactly the scale of updates Intel had in store with the upcoming Pine Trail for the mini-notebook/nettop segment and the Nehalem-EX platform with 8-core, 24MB L3 cache, 16-thread crunching processors to upgrade the Xeon MP space. Expect these to be available by early 2010. Details inside.

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