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  • Online News December 21, 2012

    Online News December 21, 2012

    [Techreport.com] A first look at AMD’s Radeon HD 8790M AMD’s Graphics Core Next architecture premiered around this time last year on the Radeon HD 7000 series. The architecture brought with it a slew of improvements, which we covered at length here (http://techreport.com/review/22192/amd-radeon-hd-7970-graphics-processor/3). Before long, GCN had spread… [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Oracle Buys Eloqua Oracle today announced […]

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  • Online News December 20, 2012

    Online News December 20, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Samsung’s 840 Pro Series SSD reviewed Samsung’s 830 Series has been our favorite SSD for the better part of a year now. We gave the drive our coveted Editor’s Choice award when we reviewed it, and we’ve been recommending the thing ever since. Can you blame us? The 830 Series combines excellent all-around performance […]

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  • Online News December 19, 2012

    Online News December 19, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Game publisher THQ ‘evaluating’ Linux Clearly, Valve is pretty gung-ho (http://techreport.com/news/24037/valve-linux-big-picture-to-power-turnkey-living-room-pcs) about Linux as a gaming platform. It’s too early to tell if other developers and publishers are on board yet, but at least one of them is considering it. THQ President Jason… [Techreport.com] Tuesday Shortbread *_7 Up_* 1. Dell exec: I urged Microsoft […]

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  • Online News December 18, 2012

    Online News December 18, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Power Line Communication Systems Market Worth $7 Billion by 2018 According to a new market research report “Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems Market (By Technologies-Narrowband & Broadband, Products-Transmission and Distribution, Applications-Smart Grid, Home Networking, Long Haul and M2M, Voltage Network-High, Medium and Low, Verticals-Industrial,… [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Toshiba to Launch a New CompactFlash Memory […]

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  • Online News December 18, 2012

    Online News December 18, 2012

    [Anandtech.com] HP EliteBook 8570w Notebook Review: The Other Side of the Coin We recently reviewed Dell’s top of the line Precision M6700 (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6512/dell-precision-m6700-notebook-review-the-enterprise-split) mobile workstation and found that the overall design left something to be desired compared to HP’s high end EliteBooks, but that the price was… [Techreport.com] How to build a PC: The Tech […]

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  • Online News December 17, 2012

    Online News December 17, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Analyst: Intel should open up fabs to Apple The idea of Intel manufacturing Apple’s proprietary A-series chips isn’t new—the rumor mill broached (http://techreport.com/news/20874/report-intel-might-open-up-its-fabs-to-apple) the subject a year a and half ago. According to a Credit Suisse analyst quoted by Forbes… [Bit-tech.net] Noctua NH-L12 review Image: http://images.bit-tech.net/content_images/2012/12/noctua-nh-l12-review/featured_double.jpg (http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cooling/2012/12/17/noctua-nh-l12-review/1)Noctua’s low profile cooler costs over £40. Will […]

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  • Online News December 17, 2012

    Online News December 17, 2012

    [Techreport.com] The TR Podcast 125: The Radeon vs. GeForce brouhaha comes home for Christmas Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2012q4/podcast1216.jpg (http://techreport.com/archive.x?tags=Podcast) Date: December 16, 2012 Time: 1:22:45 Hosted by Jordan Drake … [Techpowerup.com] (PR) MSI Launches Limited Edition GT70 Dragon Gaming Notebook, Slider S20 Awarded The 2012 IT Month was from 1st to 9th December, 2012. MSI Notebook Taiwan […]

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  • Online News December 16, 2012

    Online News December 16, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: Graphics cards, SSDs, cases, and more Been putting off your Christmas shopping until the last minute? You’re in for a treat, then, because both Newegg and Amazon have some particularly good deals on offer today. Let’s start with Amazon, which lets you nab OCZ’s 128GB Agility 4 solid-state drive for […]

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  • Online News December 15, 2012

    Online News December 15, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Samsung Electronics Acquires SSD Caching Software Maker NVELO Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor solutions, announced today that it acquired privately held NVELO, Inc., a Santa Clara, Calif.-based pioneer of storage software. By intelligently managing and optimizing the use of SSDs in the storage subsystem, SSD caching has… [Techpowerup.com] […]

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  • Online News December 14, 2012

    Online News December 14, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Major Semiconductor Investment to Continue at Samsung’s Austin Facility Samsung Austin Semiconductor LLC today announced that a $4 billion investment at its Austin, Texas, site is on schedule for production of state-of-the-art mobile application processors within the second half of 2013. The remodeled fabrication line will produce state-of-the-art mobile application… [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Icy […]

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  • Online News December 14, 2012

    Online News December 14, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Kingston Digital Ships 128 GB Wi-Drive for More Sharing and Storage Kingston Digital Europe Ltd, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced a new 128 GB capacity addition for the Wi-Drive product line. The 128 GB Wi-Drive allows even more sharing on Wi-Fi enabled […]

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  • Online News December 13, 2012

    Online News December 13, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Drobo Launches the Drobo 5N Storage System Drobo, maker of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today announced the Drobo 5N, the latest in their new lineup of ultra-modern, high-performance storage systems. The Drobo 5N, a sophisticated, network-attached storage (NAS) device, extends Drobo’s traditional… [Techpowerup.com] Ratoc Intros MR08 Line of Dual-SDXC […]

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  • Online News December 13, 2012

    Online News December 13, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Micron Extends Portfolio of Phase Change Memory for Mobile Devices Micron Technology, Inc., one of the world’s leading providers of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the addition of a new product to its Phase Change Memory (PCM) portfolio. With high-volume shipments of its 45-nanometer (nm), 1-gigabit (Gb) PCM-based multichip package (MCP) solution… [Techpowerup.com] […]

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  • Online News December 12, 2012

    Online News December 12, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] MSI Readies Celeron 847-based C847MS-E33 Micro-ATX Motherboard MSI is working on a new micro-ATX motherboard with Celeron 847 BGA processor hard-wired onto it, the C847MS-E33. The Celero 847 is a dual-core processor based on the 32 nm “Sandy Bridge” architecture, clocked at 1.10 GHz, featuring 2 MB of L2 cache, and a dual-channel DDR3 […]

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  • Online News December 12, 2012

    Online News December 12, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] MSI Readies Celeron 847-based C847MS-E33 Micro-ATX Motherboard MSI is working on a new micro-ATX motherboard with Celeron 847 BGA processor hard-wired onto it, the C847MS-E33. The Celero 847 is a dual-core processor based on the 32 nm “Sandy Bridge” architecture, clocked at 1.10 GHz, featuring 2 MB of L2 cache, and a dual-channel DDR3 […]

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  • Online News December 11, 2012

    Online News December 11, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Intel Delivers the World’s First 6-Watt Server-Class Processor Intel Corporation introduced the Intel Atom processor S1200 product family today, delivering the world’s first low-power, 64-bit server-class system-on-chip (SoC) for high-density microservers, as well as a new class of energy-efficient storage and networking systems. The energy-sipping,… [Legitreviews.com] WD Red 3TB NAS Hard Drive Review […]

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  • Online News December 11, 2012

    Online News December 11, 2012

    [Anandtech.com] MSI FM2-A85XA-G65 Review: Know Your Platform The A85X chipset and FM2 socket is supposedly here to stay for Trinity plus one more generation.  As a result, AMD needs to make sure that the platform is right so that the new processors can slot straight in (whenever that may be).  While they may have missed […]

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  • Online News December 10, 2012

    Online News December 10, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Monday Shortbread *_The Pick 6_* 1. Droid-Life: USPTO declares (http://www.droid-life.com/2012/12/07/uspto-declares-apples-multitouch-steve-jobs-patent-invalid-the-crowd-goes-wild/) Apple’s multitouch “Steve Jobs” patent invalid 2. Neowin: CompUSA and Circuit City to die… [Techpowerup.com] Tesoro Shrike H2L Gaming Mouse Launched Tesoro, of the Durandal mechanical keyboard fame, launched the Shrike H2L gaming mouse. Built in the right-oriented large form-factor oriented for palm grip, […]

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