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Intel Says AMD Is To Blame For Its Own

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Intel denies wrongdoing and says AMD's problems are caused by weak investment in manufacturing, a bad reputation as a supplier, and a failure to deliver products on time.

M$ rumored to use AMD to bully Intel

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Every time Intel said no to DRM, Microsoft pulled out a proverbial Athlon 64, laid it on the table, and said something like 'they are on board'.

Creative Ships Wormy MP3 Players

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Creative Technology has accidentally shipped almost 4000 digital music players in Japan that contain a Windows worm, according to an advisory from Finnish security company F-Secure.

Supersizing the supercomputers: What's next?

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Supercomputers excel at highly calculation-intensive tasks, yet supercomputers themselves are subject to technological advancements and redesigns that allow them to keep pace with the science they support.

Serial ATA vs. Parallel IDE

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Over the past few years SATA has become a standard interface on hard drives and is starting to show up in many peripheral devices. Today we're taking a look at two similar hard drives to see how well SATA is supported in Linux.

Nvidia caught "over optimising"

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The chaps from 3D Center, a very talented in-depth site, spotted and tested and proved that Nvidia is using a lower anisotropic filtering quality than any other card available.

Leadtek 7800 GTX SLI

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NVIDIA’s new GeForce 7800 GTX is a very fast card. In fact, in some cases, it is as fast as having two GeForce 6800 Ultras in your machine. Considering how fast the card is alone, I was very curious how fast it would be in SLI-mode.

Creative wins MP3 player patent

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One of Apple's main rivals, Creative Technology, has been awarded a patent for the interface used on many digital music players.

Samsung Releases World’s First 19” Laptop

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With this laptop, Samsung is sticking its tongue out at Apple and going “Hah, ours is bigger!”

Worry-Free DVD Burning

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The search for a truly universal DVD burner has finally ended, even as Blu-Ray and HD-DVD looms on the horizon. The brand new Sony DRU-810A can burn any DVD recordable format, and burn with alacrity.

Dell puts logo pressure on Microsoft, Intel

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Dell is so fed up with all those stickers from Microsoft and Intel that it has to put on PCs it makes that it's stomping its mighty foot.

Server sales stay the course

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Server sales for all operating systems increased. Linux systems lead the pack with 45.1 per cent revenue growth, although its 11.5 per cent share of the overall market remains small relative to Windows and Unix systems.

AMD had spy inside Intel Developer Forum

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RATHER THAN rely on reporters coming to see AMD after keynote speeches, the smaller chip company - known as Cheapzilla - had human bots in on the sessions.

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Does Intel's Dominance Hurt Consumers?

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While chip makers AMD and Intel duke it out in the industry's latest antitrust battle, users are left with some questions. Whether achieved legally or illegally, has Intel's overwhelming domination of the chip market made PCs more or less expensive?

Intel looking to develop Linux version of Viiv

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Intel is currently working with software developers to design middleware application software for the Linux operating system (OS) for its Viiv consumer PC platform to reduce the cost.

Full Cell chip specs released

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The full specs for the upcoming Cell processor have been released. The four companies developing the new chip finally provided all the details, following hints in February and sneak glimpses earlier this month.

Intel VIIV mystery apparently solved

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We now know how to pronounce it! Intel officially launched its new Viiv brand today at the Intel Developer Forum. As we noted earlier, it's targeted at the living room PC, and is geared towards making the PC work like any other piece of consumer electronics. From Intel's press release:

ECS KN1 Extreme

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Previously ECS ELITEGROUP was known for economy class offerings, but there has been some success of late with a few different platforms in the enthusiast market by ECS, but associated with low cost "bang for the buck" type systems. When the nForce4 Ultra based KN1 Extreme arrived at my doorstep and I indulged in it's build and feature set, I must say I was quite impressed.

GeForce 7 restores balance

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No other segment of the computer component manufacturing industry has seen such a dramatic level of price gouging as the graphics cards business. Street prices for Nvidia's 6-series and ATI's X800 neared the unprecedented $1000 mark. This time Nvidia launched the GeForce 7 in volume, bringing graphics card pricing back to a more reasonable level.

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