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Archive for February, 2020

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.

Magazine briefly reviews GeForce GTX 280

PC Gamer magazine has taken a brief look at the GTX 280. Remember to take the results with a pinch of salt, as premature drivers were used.

PS3 outsells X360 in May, shadowed by Wii

The console sales figures for May were 186,000 for the Xbox 360, the PS3 sold 208,000 units, while the Wii sold 675,000 units.

Dual HD 4850’s set to swallow GTX 280?

With Nvidia claiming the performance crown once again, AMD has turned its focus to value, where two HD 4850's are looking to outperform one GTX 280, for a cheaper price.

HD 4850 accidentally uploaded to Amazon

Diamond's derivative of the Radeon HD 4850 was accidentally uploaded to amazon.com earlier today at a price of US $199.

AMD announce arrival of HD 3870 for Macs

AMD has today announced the arrival of its HD 3870 on Macs. The board is single-slot, and will most likely be quite overpriced.

Atari touts poor revenue of $80.1 million

As a result of the ongoing restructuring at Atari, the publisher's revenue is $42.3 million lower than last year, totaling just $80.1 million.

Intel preparing new Core 2 Quad Q8200

Intel is set to launch the new Core 2 Quad Q8200 (4MB cache, 2.33GHz, $203) in the third quarter of this year, which judging by the specs, will supersede the Q6600.

Eee PC 1000 video review published online

Following the flurry of Eee PC 901 coverage, the folks over at TweakTown have scored their very own Eee PC 1000, and posted their thoughts on the subject.

EVGA preparing ten GeForce GTX versions

EVGA is gearing up to launch no less than ten flavors of Nvidia’s new GTX lineup. Five GTX 260’s and 280’s are included, which cover all aspects of the market.

GeForce GTX 260, 280 launch pricing set

Fudzilla are among multiple sources to report that the GTX 280 will retail at $499, while the GTX 260 will sell for $399, with a drop to $349 expected at a later date.

Nvidia’s folding client set to launch next week

Nvidia is in the final stages of finalizing its Folding@Home client, and expects to launch the program next week alongside its next-gen graphics-cards.

Three GeForce GTX 280’s pictured in Tri-SLI

As ridiculously overkill as this may be, pictures of the GTX 280 in two and three-way SLI setups are available (don't ask about the Panda).

Yahoo sign advertising deal with Google

Following its break-up with Microsoft, Yahoo has agreed to let Google put search ads on its site, in theory upping Yahoo's annual revenue by $800 million.

Phenom X4 9850 pushed to 3.71GHz on water

A Polish overclocker has taken his Phenom X4 9850 from the default 2.5GHz, to a record-breaking 3.71GHz (212x17.5).

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