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Dell dismisses talk of AMD PCs as 'rumor'

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Dell Inc. on Monday dismissed as 'rumor' a report that it has notified Taiwanese PC contract manufacturers to ready production lines to produce Dell PC systems using microprocessors made by Advanced Micro Devices Inc.

Abit AW8-MAX v1.0

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After experiencing the joys of the AW8 when we had reviewed it this past August, thanks in part to its terrific build-quality and competitive level of performance (in addition to its Linux compatibility), we have decided to bring back the Abit AW8-MAX.

EVGA GeForce 6800 GS Review

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Things this year have been quite different for Nvidia contrasted with the past couple years taken in whole. Their latest foray is into the the midrange, and is what we have for review today, the 6800 GS. The new card offers high speeds, SM 3.0, and last-years-mid-end crushing performance for $249.

$100 laptop expected in late 2006

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A hand-cranked laptop that will cost roughly $100 is expected to be in the hands of schoolchildren in poorer countries by late 2006.

AMD: Less of an Underdog

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AMD Chief Executive Hector Ruiz has cause for confidence. AMD now controls about 13% of the mainstream server-chip market, about double its percentage of a year ago. It also has made significant inroads with consumers at retail and is beginning to see more interest from corporate and government buyers.

Linux Networx adopts new cluster design

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Linux Networx, a company that specializes in supercomputers made from clusters of Linux machines, plans on Monday to unveil two new systems: the LS-1 and the LS-X.

SGI to show next-generation Linux machines

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Silicon Graphics will start showing off the Altix 4000 Monday, the second generation of the company's technical computing machines based on the Linux operating system and Itanium processors.

ATI v8.19.10 Linux Performance

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In this article today, we will be focusing upon the frame-rate performance of not only their latest release but also that of the three previous versions - v8.16.20, v8.18.6, and v8.18.8.

Taking Linux On The Road With Ubuntu

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How about storing your operating system, including some applications, on a highly mobile device? This is exactly what the Ubuntu H2 was designed for.

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