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Archive for December 4th, 2021

Another GTX 280 review published, this time deliberate

Some more GTX 280 pre-launch entertainment has emerged over at VR-Zone, where they've now published their preliminary review, which includes nude shots and benchmarks.

LG unveil world’s most eco-friendly 22″ display

LG is the latest panel maker to join the parade of record breaking 22" displays, with its new Flatron W2252TE. The "world's most eco-friendly monitor" consumes around 40W.

GeForce GTX 280 review accidentally published

Despite having been removed from the site, our colleagues at Techpowerup accidentally published their review of the GTX 280 ahead of schedule. The recovered screenshots can be seen here…

Radeon HD 4850 reviewed, benchmarked

If you're after a good read, a member of the XtremeSystems forum has scored his very own HD 4850, and published his thoughts and benchmarks.

Virtual Maestro coming to a concert near you

A custom version of Guitar Hero has been created which allows players to conduct the London Symphony Orchestra with a Wii-mote. It's currently being tested by concert-goers.

GeForce GTX 280 power consumption tested

VR-Zone has run some power consumption tests on a GTX 280, and they found that a single card drew 147W at idle and 292W at peak, while a SLI setup consumed 190W and 508W, respectively.

Asus launch world’s thinnest 22-inch display

Asus has unveiled what it claims to be the "world's slimmest 22-inch widescreen monitor", which has a thickness of just 24.8 millimeters.

Intel’s Q8200 will not hurt AMD, apparently

Following initial talks of a Q8200 from Intel, Beyond3D have an inkling that the new 2.33GHz quad-core chip may be good news for AMD.

OCZ Technology announce Diesel flash drive

Renowned for their memory, OCZ Technology has added a new addition to its flash-drive portfolio, alias the OCZ Diesel. The drive targets the value market.

AMD’s RV770 has 40 texture memory units?

As a result of yet another Radeon HD 4850 appearing online, NordicHardware have calculated that the RV770 "probably has" 40 texture memory units, as opposed to 32.

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