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GeForce GTX 470: Dual and 3-way SLI Performance Analysis

GeForce GTX 470: Dual and 3-way SLI Performance Analysis

We continue our bevy of GeForce GTX 470 articles by investigating the performance gains that can be had by putting the GeForce GTX 470 in both 2 and 3-way SLI configurations.

Top 10 Things to Look Forward to in Office 2010

Top 10 Things to Look Forward to in Office 2010

Microsoft Office, love it or hate it, chances are you use it. It's been three years since the launch of Office 2007, so we're due for an upgrade this year. Office 2010 comes with a list of new features and changes, so here are our 10 favorite that you can look forward to in Office 2010.

Preview: NVIDIA's 3D Blu-ray Playback

Preview: NVIDIA's 3D Blu-ray Playback

This summer, NVIDIA is bringing 3D Blu-ray playback to the PC platform. And we have front row tickets to the 3D show. Find out in this exclusive preview.

Apple MacBook Special: Too Hot to Handle?

Apple MacBook Special: Too Hot to Handle?

With recent reports stating that the newer Apple MacBook Pro notebooks are reaching soaring temperatures of 100 degrees Celsius, we decided to do some investigation of our own.

The Phenom II X6 - AMD Replies with Six Cores

The Phenom II X6 - AMD Replies with Six Cores

AMD's 6-core 'Thuban' processors hit the streets today, promising a new Turbo Core feature that gives more speed when running light workloads and best of all, an affordable price of admission to the 6-core club. We check out how it handles.

The Ultra-thin Platform Battle: AMD Congo vs. Intel CULV

The Ultra-thin Platform Battle: AMD Congo vs. Intel CULV

Ever wondered how a similarly configured AMD and Intel platform based notebook would fare? The notebook scene goes ultra light and portable, and we pit the Intel CULV and AMD Congo platforms with the HP Pavilion dm3, which comes in both configurations. Can AMD snatch the win from Intel? Details inside.

Preview: ASUS Does 890FX and 880G

Preview: ASUS Does 890FX and 880G

As motherboard vendors prepare to launch updated chipsets like the 890FX and 880G from AMD at the end of the month, we managed to snag a couple of ASUS' upcoming models for this sneak preview.

Phenom II X2 vs. Athlon II X2 - A Question of Cache

Phenom II X2 vs. Athlon II X2 - A Question of Cache

The different cache hierarchies in AMD's Athlon II X2 and Phenom II X2 processors allow us to return to a question that has popped up from time to time: what effect does processor cache have when running applications? We paint you our findings in this modern day matchup.

GeForce GTX 480 SLI Performance Analysis

GeForce GTX 480 SLI Performance Analysis

The GeForce GTX 480 is the undisputed fastest GPU in the world, but how would two in a SLI configuration perform? Check out our performance analysis to find out.

AMD's 890FX and 880G - A Preview from Gigabyte

AMD's 890FX and 880G - A Preview from Gigabyte

The AMD 890GX chipset launched in March is just the first of AMD's chipset refresh for the year. Next up, expect the enthusiast class 890FX and the more mainstream 880G. Here's a quick preview of what's coming from Gigabyte.