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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.

CompAmerica Claims Title to 'the Most Powerful Laptop on Earth!

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CompAmerica announced that its newest high-end ORCA Laptop will support the brand spanking new and more powerful NVIDIA 7800 GTX PCI-Express x16 Video Adapter, coupling it to 17” Glass-View UXGA and WSXGA+ Screen offerings. The system is also said to be Red Hat Linux compatible.

ANTEC ATX12V Power Supply Tester

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One of the most difficult components in a computer to troubleshoot is the power supply. Often times it can cause the most puzzling computer problems. That's why a tool like the Antec ATX12V power supply tester is such a valuable thing to have.

Cell processor to support Linux

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IBM Corp. and Sony Corp. have released new software components and documentation for the Cell processor, including extensions to Linux.

Hotrod Your Linksys WAP with Linux (Part 3)

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Now that we have ripped out the stock guts out of our Linksys WRT54G and replaced them with a miniature, but mighty, Linux operating system, it's time to configure it to do some actual work. (Part 1 and part 2 cover installation and setting up secure administration of your chopped, dropped little blue box.)

NVIDIA debuts GeForce 6800 GS

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As expected NVIDIA today launched the new GeForce 6800 GS and it's immediately available in stores at approximately $249 USD.

UPDATE: A real nice review by Mike Chambers.

Fry's $159 Linspire Computer

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When I opened the local Fry's ad circular, one of the first things I spotted was the ad for a complete PC for $159. As you might guess, this PC for tightwads doesn't run any flavor of the Gatesian OS, instead the system ships with Linspire. We took the plunge and bought one, just to find out if it really could be a viable option.

A Preview of the $100 Laptop

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It's a clever little thing - I had a hard time putting it down after picking it up. The mockup I saw was about the size of a large paperback book running a customized Red Hat distro to the processor and hardware specifications of the machine.

Nokia Linux-based web tablet on sale at last

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Nokia has begun shipping its Linux-based Nokia 770, the so-called "Internet tablet", according to the Finnish giant's direct-sales website.

AMD's K10 is delayed or dead

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If you were expecting the K10 in 2007, don't, and maybe not in 2008 either. The K10 Looks to be dead or dying.

Move over, Mac Mini -- MiniPC runs Linux

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A Taiwanese systems integrator is readying a tiny 6.5 x 6.5 x 2 Linux-powered PC likely to make even Mac Mini owners envious.

Supercomputer doubles own record

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The Blue Gene/L supercomputer has broken its own record to achieve more than double the number of calculations it can do a second.

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