Dell Claims It Has No Exclusive Contract With Intel

It’s official: Dell doesn’t have an exclusive deal with Intel, and has an open mind on using AMD processors in its products. Michael Dell is saying they can and will use any processor they choose, but there is nothing to add today. So said company chairman Michael Dell last week when cornered by a Reuters …more

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Intel Itanium Server Processors Might Live On!

Despite rumors of its impending demise, Intel’s Itanium received a US$10 billion new lease on life on January 26 in the US, according to several US-based media reports. This means the Itanium server processors might last till 2010. In an ISA January 26 press release, the organization did not specify the US$10 billion amount, but …more

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Turion Battles Cancer

Sales of the special edition L2000 notebook (through HP & AMD) are strong at over 40,000 units and have generated over $2 million for the Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF). The publicity could help raise awareness for cancer in the tech community, and raise awareness for AMD’s Turion line in the non-tech community. Available since June …more

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US pupils to dance themselves fit

Schools in West Virginia are targeting 10 – 14 year old school goers with a new exercise regime. The Konami game Dance Dance Revolution(DDR)will be used. The trial will roll out 157 machines to middle schools and eventually extend it to all 753 public schools. Dance Dance Revolution is an Xbox console game where the …more

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Super Talent Readies Enthusiast Grade 2GB DDR Memory Kits

Super Talent is a memory company that many don’t know of, but they make memory for a number of high-end memory companies that we all know and love. It seems that they want a piece of the action also and are started to market their on memory more these days. Late yesterday Super Talent sent …more

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Western Digital Scorpio 120GB Notebook Hard Drives

Today Western Digital announced its new WD Scorpio 120 GB EIDE and SATA hard drives! Offering high performance from 5,400 RPM spin speed, WD Scorpio operates with power requirements comparable to 4,200 RPM drives to yield lower power consumption for longer system battery life and increased long-term drive reliability. Technological advancements made in the company’s …more

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Intel First to Demonstrate Working 45nm Chips

Intel Corporation today announced it has become the first company to reach an important milestone in the development of 45 nanometer (nm) logic technology. Intel has produced what are believed to be the first fully functional SRAM (Static Random Access Memory) chips using 45nm process technology, its next? generation, high?volume semiconductor manufacturing process. Intel has …more

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Google agrees to China censorship

Online search engine leader Google Inc. has agreed to censor its results in China, adhering to the country’s free-speech restrictions in return for better access in the Internet’s fastest growing market. Go take a look at Google.CN and tell us what you think. Is anyone else excited about the upcoming Chinese New Year? I am! …more

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Do It Yourself PC System Guides @ Legit Reviews

One of the most common questions the staff members of LR get asked is, “What kind of system can I buy for x dollars?”. To help answer this question we have started doing monthly system guides. These guides cover both Intel and AMD based systems as both processor brands have loyal followers and they accept …more

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AMD once again hits the roaring 20s

AMD’s market share has grown from 17.7% of x86 market share to 21.4% in the third quarter according to Mercury Research. AMD’s market share in the x86 server market also grew from 12.7% to 16.4%. CNet News also mentioned that AMD’s goal is to reach 30% of market share, Looks like they are on the …more

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USI prepares to buy Abit?s motherboard division

Universal Scientific Industrial (USI) today have announced that they are to aquire the motherboard division of Abit. Abit was going through a ruff patch as of late. This merger will now give some financial backing for the troubbled motherboard manufacturer. Under the terms of the agreement, USI will pay a total of NT$350 million in …more

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E3 bans scantily-clad booth babes from show!

The video game industry?s 2006 E3 trade show in Los Angeles is getting a make-over ? banned are the swarms of sexy, semi-clad ?booth babes? that in years past took the unveiling of new games and technology to titillating new levels. Good thing Legit Reviews was at E3 2005 last year and we managed to …more

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ATI Launches and Ships New Radeon X1900 Graphics Processor

ATI Launches and Ships New Radeon X1900 Graphics Processor For Advanced Multimedia and Gaming Consumers. The Radeon X1900, All-In-Wonder X1900 and Radeon X1900 CrossFire products will engage and entertain customers while they breakthrough performance and quality barriers. Be sure to read our review of the ATI Radeon X1900XTX and Radeon X1900XT that was posted this …more

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IBM Lotus Sametime Users Get Freedom

IBM said it will allow users of its Lotus Sametime instant messaging software for large corporations chat online with users of the consumer-focused networks owned by Time Warner’s AOL, Yahoo! and Google. This is an interesting move, but one that is good for the 15 million users of Sametime. IBM said it will offer the …more

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