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AMD Bulldozer Based FX-8150 Official Benchmarks Leaked

Official benchmark slides of AMD eight core FX-8150 processor are leaked by DonanimHaber ahead of official launch. According to these slides, Intel’s current line-up is in lots of trouble especially their top end Core i7 980x and their top end non-extreme processor, Core i7 2600K. According to AMD, their ‘Bulldozer’ based FX-8150 is neck to neck with Intel’s $1000 ultimate offering, the Core i7 980x, in most games but costs almost 25%. AMD FX-8150 is expected to be priced at $245.

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EVGA Announces GeForce GTX 580 Classified Edition

Today, EVGA introduced classified version of their GeForce GTX 580 graphics cards. EVGA Classified version are known for robust performance and construction along with really high overclocking capabilities. EVGA made this card in collaboration with two of the world’s top overclockers, Vince “k|ngp|n” Lucido and Illya “TiN” Tsemenko.

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Elpida Develops Industry’s First 25nm Process 4-Gigabit DDR3 SDRAM

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Elpida Memory, Inc., the Japan-based third largest Dynamic Random Access Memory (“DRAM”) maker in the world, today announced it had completed development of the industry’s first 25-nanometer (nm) process 4-gigabit DDR3 SDRAM. The new chip is also the smallest 4-gigabit DRAM.

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DEEPCOOL Intros Dracula High Performance VGA Cooler

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´╗┐´╗┐DEEPCOOL, a professional manufacturer of CPU cooler, VGA cooler, Laptop cooler, Case fan and other computer cooling devices, launches Dracula, a high-end VGA heatsink today. This VGA cooler will be categorized in the Gamer Storm series, which aims at gaming players.

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AMD Products Group General Manager Rick Bergman Resigns

Soon after the appointment of Rory Read as AMD’s new CEO, their General Manager of products group steps down from his job. Bergman was responsible for AMD’s first DirectX 10.1 GPU, the first TeraFLOPS-class GPU and the first GPUs on 65nm, 55nm, and 40nm process nodes.

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Intel SSD 710 Series Drives Will Be Used in Super Computer

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Appro, a provider of supercomputing solutions, announced today its next-generation of the Appro Xtreme-X Supercomputer, named Gordon, will use Intel Xeon processors and Intel Solid-State Drive 710 Series to drive an unprecedented 35 million Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPS).

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Intel Sandy Bridge-E – Overclocking Made Better

With the release of Sandy Bridge LGA 1155 processors overclocking enthusiasts got a big hit because BCLK frequency overclocking was severely limited in it. Intel came up with unlocked multiplier ‘K’ series processor to come over this hitch. With these processors, overclocking was possible by adjusting CPU multiplier.

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AMD Announces Financial Analyst Day: February 2012

AMD just announced that its Financial Analyst Day will be held on 2nd February, 2012 at their headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. Since, 2008 Financial Analyst Day used to be in November.

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Lian Li Intros PC-TU200 Mini-ITX Briefcase Like Chassis

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Lian Li Industrial Co. Ltd, designer and manufacturer of high-end, all-aluminum computer chassis for over 12 years, announces their latest PC-TU200 Mini-Tower PC case. This chassis optimizes thermal efficiency, convenience and mobility, offering consumers a superior platform for building their next portable PC.

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WD Intros My Passport Series Portable Drives For Mac

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Western Digital today introduced its newest generation of My Passport portable hard drives specifically designed for use with Mac computers and Apple Time Machine, featuring compact, elegant Mac-inspired designs with high capacity storage options and exceptional security for today’s active lifestyles.

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