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Sapphire FireGL V7600 - the Workstation Edge

Sapphire FireGL V7600 - the Workstation Edge

Ever wondered what makes a workstation graphics card so much more powerful for applications involving digital content creation and computer assisted design? What justifies its expensive price tag? We find out where the new FireGL V7600 stands against its consumer graphics equivalents.

Intel's CPU Roadmap: To Nehalem and Beyond

Intel's CPU Roadmap: To Nehalem and Beyond

In this forward looking article, learn about Intel's high-end multi-processor (MP) platform update, microarchitecture details of the next generation processor core - the Nehalem and even info on platforms/processors beyond 2009 with Sandy Bridge and Larrabee. So sit tight and get ready to soak up all the information.

Intel's Atom and the Rise of the Netbook

Intel's Atom and the Rise of the Netbook

Formerly known as Silverthorne, the Atom is Intel's first purpose-built processor designed solely for ultra mobile devices. An apt name for the physical size of the core, what's more interesting is how and where these new CPUs will be featured and how those devices will drive the market. Interested in the Netbook? Read on.

$1,600 Challenge: DIY versus Branded PC

$1,600 Challenge: DIY versus Branded PC

With the IT Show just around the corner and the festive season just over, there's nothing stopping you from getting a brand new rig. With that thought in mind and a budget of just $1,600, we take a look to see if we can assemble a DIY Rig that matches or exceeds an off-the-shelf system with a 22-inch LCD in performance and value.

NVIDIA GeForce 8200 mGPU Preview

NVIDIA GeForce 8200 mGPU Preview

NVIDIA officially lifts the veil on the GeForce 8200 mGPU chipset, which boasts the first retail integrated graphics solution capable of 100% HD decoding of MPEG-2, VC-1 and H.264. Finally, a proper low cost chip to build a HD HTPC around, but is it still too soon? Read our preview to find out.

The Great Avivo/PureVideo HD Showdown

The Great Avivo/PureVideo HD Showdown

With Blu-ray taking a major step towards outright winning the HD format war, we take a look at how graphics cards today can reduce the workload on your CPU. Read on for the ultimate comparison between ATI's Avivo HD and NVIDIA's PureVideo HD solutions.

Intel's Silverthorne, Tukwila Updates and More

Intel's Silverthorne, Tukwila Updates and More

At the International Solid State Circuits Conference held at San Francisco, Intel presented 14 new technical papers. Of keen interest to us is the Silverthorne processor for the next generation MIDs and handheld devices, as well as a 2-Billion transistor Itanium processor. Read on for the summarized details.

The Top Bizarre Items Of 2007

The Top Bizarre Items Of 2007

In December, we brought you the best in technology for 2007 with our top 100 list. This time round, we take a look at an alternate sort of list as we round up the wackiest and strangest tech related stuff of 2007. So kick back and relax as we entertain you.

Tech Trends'08: Connectivity Rising

Tech Trends'08: Connectivity Rising

A new year normally heralds change for the better, and as we take a look at the new upcoming connectivity standards, we will also be looking to see how these new standards complement (or be likely to replace) the already rich and varied established options.

Tech Trends'08: Virtualization

Tech Trends'08: Virtualization

We discuss on the explosion of personal computing power with modern processors of today and explore how virtualization can lap up the extra unused cycles to possibly propel a new usage genre for advanced consumers - just as how it has done wonders for the corporate world.

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