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GeForce GTX 480 BIOS Update and Cooks an Egg

demitri demitri writes  |  more than 4 years ago

demitri (1046832) writes "Hardware review website Legit Reviews has taken the heat issue of the newly released NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 Fermi DX11 video card and put a positive spin on it! They slapped a piece of tin foil and tried to cook an egg on the heatsink of the GTX 480! I don't want to completely spoil the fun, but this was prompted after a BIOS update on the card failed to fix the dual monitor heat issue LR discovered! They even had some forum members create their own George Foreman Grill spoofs featuring NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang! Check it out!"
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Long Time NVIDIA Partner XFX Skipping Fermi

demitri demitri writes  |  more than 4 years ago

demitri (1046832) writes "Legit Reviews has received word from XFX that they are not going to be releasing any GeForce 400 series graphics cards due to the numerous flaws of the Fermi architecture. Instead XFX has also just leaked information and images of their upcoming ATI Radeon HD 5970 dual-gpu card with higher clock speeds and 4GB of on-board memory. So instead of spending time on NVIDIA's oven, they are skipping it to release an ATI card that will out perform the GF100 cards!"
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Intel Launches TRIM Firmware For 34nm SSDs

demitri demitri writes  |  more than 4 years ago

demitri (1046832) writes "Intel has finally released its much anticipated firmware update that adds TRIM support for users running Windows 7 on their Gen 2 34nm SSDs! Also included is a performance tool that allows users running Windows XP and Vista to boost their SSD's performance as well! Legit Reviews has the scoop and has already run performance tests on the new firmware! Also take note that the 160GB 34nm SSD also gets an extra performance boost that puts sequential write speeds up to 100MB/sec!"
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Intel Core i7-920XM Clarksfield Mobile Processors

demitri demitri writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Justin West writes "Today Intel has released their next generation of mobile performance platforms designed with gamers and multimedia enthusiasts in mind. Codenamed "Clarksfield," the new Intel Core i7 mobile processor paired with the PM55 Express Chipset promises to bring the latest Core technology to a mobile, performance-efficient platform! Read on to find out the full feature set and performance of Intel's latest mobile performance lineup including benchmarks!"
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AMD Demos 24 DisplayPort Monitors on a Single PC!

demitri demitri writes  |  about 5 years ago

Justin West writes "Legit Reviews has just posted an article from the AMD Experience Event in Oakland, CA on the USS Hornet where AMD has just demonstrated their new Eyefinity technology by showing 24 DisplayPort monitors feeding off a single PC running 4 of their next generation DirectX 11 graphics cards! With each card supporting 6 monitors, ATI may have just set a new standard for multi-monitor capabilities on graphics cards."
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Free VoIP Service with Google Voice and Intel Atom

demitri demitri writes  |  about 5 years ago

Justin West writes "Google has revolutionized the Voice Over IP world by providing a free phone number that allows a user of Google Voice to associate all of their various phone lines to a single number. Now besides the well known features of voice mail and free SMS text messages, there is another hidden gem with Google Voice that could revolutionize the telephony industry by providing free VoIP service to anyone who installs PBX in a Flash! Today Legit Reviews has step-by-step instructions on how to build an Intel Atom PBX Server and configure it to ring all of your traditional analog phones."
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Windows 7 versus Windows XP on a Netbook

demitri demitri writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Justin writes "Many in the industry are counting on Windows 7 to bring the netbook market to the next level. Having netbook manufacturers ship netbooks with 7+ year old Windows XP pre-installed surely deterred some from joining the ranks of households with the small, light and portable netbooks. It seems Microsoft has addressed most of the pitfalls of Windows Vista on a netbook by increasing battery life and performance to be very close to that of the lighter weight Windows XP. Legit Reviews has the full scoop of battery life and performance tests pitting Windows 7 against Windows XP on the ASUS Eee PC 1005HA Netbook."
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ASUS N81Vp Gaming Notebook - Is the time right?

demitri demitri writes  |  more than 5 years ago

demitri (1046832) writes "With all the rage low-cost netbooks have been getting lately, let's not forget that there are some good deals to be had on performance notebooks. Gaming laptops are still being developed and are always improving, but with today's economy, is there anyone left ready to spend ~$1,200 on a mobile performance system? Today Legit Reviews takes an in-depth look at ASUS's pairing of a T9550 Core 2 Duo processor and ATI's Mobility Radeon 4650 in the N81Vp gaming/desktop-replacement laptop."
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ASUS Eee Top Review - Touch-Screen Atom Desktop

demitri demitri writes  |  more than 5 years ago

demitri (1046832) writes "Want a desktop PC with low power consumption, a touch screen and a small footprint? Legit Reviews has just posted up a nice thorough review of the ASUS Eee Top All-in-one desktop PC with a wide-screen touch-screen!! The article includes a variety of usability tests and benchmarks. The Eee Top was just announced in January during the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)."
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demitri demitri writes  |  more than 7 years ago

demitri (1046832) writes "Legit Reviews has a quick article up on OCZ Technology's Neural Impulse Actuator that OCZ is showing off over at CeBIT this past week and the device is worth a look. Geared to improve PC productivity and gaming, the actuator uses three neural sensors that are resting on the forehead of the user to create unique commands based on the specific permutation of brain, eye and facial muscle activity. Freaked out yet?"

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