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Microsoft Longhorn Leaked Version Screenshots

Microsoft Longhorn was recently leaked on the internet. The version leaked is build 6.0.4051.0 (idx02.031001-1340). Certain people got hold of the build and it sparked a race to post screenshots of Microsoft's upcoming new operating system. Layout wise, its pretty similar to Windows XP but it takes a darkish theme

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PalmSource Spin-off and Handspring Acquisition Approved

Palm, Inc. and Handspring, Inc. today announced that stockholders of both companies have approved a transaction that transforms the landscape for handheld computing and communications. Palm stockholders have approved the acquisition of Handspring, Inc. Separately, Handspring stockholders approved the acquisition of their company by Palm, Inc. In addition, stockholders have

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Intel CPU Price Cut

Family Speeds Old Price New Price % Drop Pentium 4 3.20GHz(FSB 800MHz) 637 417 35% 3GHz(FSB 800MHz) 417 278 33% 3.06GHz(FSB 533MHz) 401 262 35% 2.80GHz(FSB 800MHz) 278 218 22% 2.80GHz(FSB 533MHz) 262 193 26% 2.60GHz(FSB 800MHz) 218 178 18% 2.66GHz(FSB 533MHz) 193 163 16% 2.53GHz(FSB 533MHz) 193 163 16%

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AMD CPU Price Cut

Family Models Old Price New Price % Drop Opteron 846 $ 3199 $ 2149 -33% 844 $ 2149 $ 1299 -40% 842 $ 1299 $ 999 -23% 244 $ 690 $ 455 -34% 242 $ 455 $ 316 -31% 240 $ 256 $ 198 -23% 146 $ 669 $ 438

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NetworkingNews

Intel Shipping PRO/Wireless 2100A

Intel Corporation today introduced the Intel PRO/Wireless 2100A network connection for notebook PCs based on Intel Centrino Mobile Technology. The Intel PRO/Wireless 2100A network connection adds higher speed 802.11a capability to Intel Centrino mobile technology, which currently features 802.11b wireless functionality. Intel delivers leading 802.11a performance with the Intel PRO/Wireless

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Graphics CardsNews

Inno3D GeForce FX 5700/5950 Ultra Cards

InnoVISION Multimedia, the world's leading Add-in Cards manufacturer goes with nVIDIA® to showcase the unprecedented Cinematic Computing for Every User with the most powerful Inno3D Tornado GeForce FX5950 Ultra & GeForce FX5700 Ultra Graphics Accelerator at 475MHz core that architectures for blazing speeds and delivering unmatched visual quality. The 256-bits

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IWILL ZPC64 Mini Athlon 64 System

IWILL Corp. launched latest mini PC for AMD Athlon 64 processor, ZPC64. Powered by NVIDIA nForce 3 chipset and featured with NVIDIA Ge Force FX5600 graphic solution, ZPC64 presents what a remarkable achievement can be for Athlon 64 in such a slim case. The slim PC with 64-bit computing power

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Prolink GeForce FX 5700/Ultra Cards

PROLINK today announces its "PixelView GeForce FX5700 & 5700 Ultra". PROLINK is now ready to present its revolutionary GeForce FX5700 & 5700 Ultra series along with world's exclusive Plasma Display Fan (PDF™)-The Super Cooling System with Blue Icy Crystal Displayer. This next generation cooling fan is based on the combination

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Albatron GeForce FX 5950 & 5700 Cards

Albatron recently announced the new GeForce FX5700U graphics card. The GPU (FX 5700 Ultra - NV36) on this board is currently being highly touted by nVIDIA® and contains impressive performance capabilities including a 475 MHz GPU clock speed and a DDR II memory interface capable of 900 MHz. The FX5700U

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NVIDIA ForceWare Drivers

NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today introduced its new NVIDIA® ForceWare™ release 50 graphics driver, a new Unified Driver Architecture (UDA) engineered to provide unmatched performance and image quality on both Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 and OpenGL® applications. In addition to its unmatched DirectX 9.0

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NVIDIA GeForce FX 5950 & 5700 GPUs

NVIDIA today introduced the NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX 5950 Ultra and the NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700 series of graphics processing units (GPUs), delivering unprecedented graphics performance levels to the enthusiast and mainstream markets.   In conjunction with the Company’s new ForceWare™ release 50 graphics driver, these products are engineered to deliver unmatched

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Gigabyte Unveiled NVIDIA Based Graphics Cards

Gigabyte unveiled four graphics cards, in six configurations, powered by Nvidia’s GeForce chip solutions and announced a renewed partnership with Nvidia. GeForce FX5950 and GeForce FX5700 cards will be available in the fourth quarter of this year or first quarter of next year. Gigabyte graphics cards based on the Nvidia

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MemoryNews

Micron Ships 1GB DDR2 DRAM

Micron is the first company to have shipped 1-Gbit capacity DDR2 style synchronous DRAMs to customers. Micron's 1.8-V 1-Gbit DDR2-400 and DDR2-533 SDRAM components are packaged in FBGA packaging and are fabricated using a 0.11-micron manufacturing process, the company said. In August Micron rival Hynix Semiconductor Inc. said it would

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533Mhz FSB Prescott Spotted

As we know, Intel will be launching their 90nm Prescott processors in Q1 next year and the initial clock speeds will range from 2.8Ghz to 3.4Ghz on 800Mhz FSB. Strangely, a 533Mhz FSB Prescott processor clocked at 2.66Ghz has been spotted which is no where in the Intel roadmap previously.

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Multiple Multithreaded Core

We can start seeing the trend in the microprocessor development going towards TLP (Thread Level Parallelism) technology and packing more cores into a processor. In the future, the focus will be on TPC (Threads per clock) and not so much of IPC (Instructions per clock). The chip makers are starting

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Transmeta LongRun2 Technology

Transmeta's LongRun2, an upgrade version of its power management technology sports a new capability for dynamically adjusting a processor's threshold voltage to reduce power leakage. The software will not ship in the first generation 130-nm Efficeon parts but follow at a later date. LongRun2 is a potentially broad solution to

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Transmeta Efficeon CPU Roadmap

  Q4 2003 2004 2005 Speed 1.3GHz / 14W 1.2Ghz / 12W 1.1Ghz / 7W 1Ghz / 5W 2.0GHz / 25W 1.8Ghz / 12W 1.6Ghz / 7W 1.4Ghz / 5W 1.0Ghz / 3W > 2.0Ghz Models TM8600: 1MB L2 (29×29mm) TM8300: 512KB L2 (29×29mm) TM8620: 1MB L2 (21×21mm) TM8800: 1MB

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