nVidia bids 7800 adieu

nVidia partners have confirmed that they have just ordered their last batches of nVidia’s G70 chip and are moving on to the newer G71. The G70 7800 line of products have been incredibly successful and popular and I know many of us will be sad to see it go, but as they say: In with …more

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Fire up your floppies! The X1800GTO is coming to town!

In recent years, unlocking of disabled shaders via special software or BIOS modding of graphics cards has become quite common among tech communities. With more recent cards such as the X800GTO^2 and 6800GS AGP being able to achieve significant performance boosts over their stock settings. The lower end parts which usually did not completely meet …more

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7900GTX numbers revealed

While not quite 700mhz, nVidia’s 7900GTX which will be clocked at 650mhz will be a considerable adversary to ATi’s X1900XT. While it’s speculated that the 7900GTX will not be able to beat the X1900XT in raw power, nVidia seems to be leaning towards a more high-end value oriented launch by pricing the 7900GTX at only …more

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Are you letting the government Google through your files?

Google Desktop 3, the latest iteration of Google’s all-in-one search and utility suite offers a new feature that may compromise your sensitive data. While Google has tried to include warnings in their privacy policy as to what happens to data once loaded up to Google’s servers, and how it’s handled, one can’t help but feel …more

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Turion Inside

So you’ve finally had it with your loud obnoxious beige monster and just want some peace and quiet. Pentium Ms have been around for quite some time and you’ve heard wonderful things and read raving reviews. The problem? Socket479 motherboards are rarer than hens teeth, limiting you to a list you can count off on …more

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Saturday Reviews from Around the Web

Saturday Reviews from Around the Web

Gamepyre posted their review on the Evga 6800GS CO/SE Superclocked Edition. Find this and other reviews by visiting the Legit Forums!

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Report: Itanium servers to grow 35 percent a year

Intels Itanium processor is getting momentum. According to the IDC Itanium servers will grow by ~$6.6 Billion by 2009. The reports sites that “high customer satisfaction and solid intent-to-purchase ratings for Itanium-based servers” are the main reasons. It also mentions that alot of the current HP PA-RISC customers plan to migrate to Itanium, which isn’t …more

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Microsoft Vista Deployment Tools Enters Beta Phase

Rumor has it that the Vista February Community Technology Preview test build and a first beta of new Vista deployment tools are both expected to be sent out to beta testers next week. Microsoft still is expected to deliver the next Windows Vista milestone, the February Community Technology Preview release, next week ? most likely …more

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Nvidia’s Profit Doubles While Gamers Ammo Up With GFX Cards

Go nVidia Go! Net income for the fiscal year ended January 29, 2006 was $302.6 million, or $1.65 per diluted share, compared to net income of $100.4 million, or $0.57 per diluted share, for the fiscal year ended January 30, 2005, a net income increase of 202 percent. Great results from nVidia (NVDA) shares are …more

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Mac OS X’s First Real Virus Threat: OSX/Leap-A

The worm is called OSX/Leap-A and is spread via instant messaging programs. The worm attempts to spread via Apple’s iChat instant messaging program, which is compatible with America Online’s popular AIM instant messaging program. The vast majority of malicious hacks are aimed at Microsoft Corp.’s Windows operating system and some of its products, largely because …more

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Hidden Meaning? AMD’s Next Launch Date Is 666

Fudo puts some humor into the morning by reporting that AMD might have secretly planned their launch around the 666 date. Fudo claims that AMD plans to introduce socket AM2, Liver and some new CPUs on the 6th of the sixth of the year 2006. 666 – The Number of the Beast (from Revelations in …more

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Intel Trims 35W Off the 65nm Intel Pentium D Processor

Intel is to add its Enhanced SpeedStep Technology (EIST) to its 65nm dual-core Pentium D 950 processor in order to allow the chip to operate within design guidelines for motherboards, with a maximum power consumption of 95W rather than 130W. This is great news for Intel and consumers as the new Intel Pentium D 950 …more

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Sony Claims The PS3 Will Launch In 2006

Sony will definitely launch its new PlayStation 3 (PS3) game console this year, though the company still has not decided on a launch date nor pricing for the console, said Tetsuhiko Yasuda, managing director of Sony Computer Entertainment Asia, on February 16 at the Taipei Game Show. Accumulated global shipments for the PS3 are expected …more

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F.E.A.R. 1.03 Patch Released For Download

The folks over at Vivendi Universal Games have released a new update to the popular first person shooter (FPS) F.E.A.R. today. This patch updates F.E.A.R. to version 1.03. It includes Punkbuster support, voting options, 3 new maps, and other changes. This is a required update.

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