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It's been awhile (or a long while, in the case of the ARES CG6155) since we've heard about these machines, but ASUS has at long last decided to start shipping 'em to retailers. The aforesaid gaming desktop still doesn't have a publicly available price tag, but ASUS assures us that it's out there no...

October 22nd 2008 at 11:19am 0 Comments
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Dousing your gaming rig in oil is a technique we've seen from custom shops before, but not quite like the offerings from Minnesota-based start-up Hardcore Computer. Its Reactor line of submerged gaming rigs, shipping to real, live customers in about a month, use custom enclosures to dunk everything...

October 21st 2008 at 9:47am 0 Comments
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As expected, NVIDIA just slashed the price of its top-end GTX 280 and GTX 260 graphics processors in recognition of AMD's new RV770 GPU. The GeForce GTX 280 is now $499 ($649 at launch) and the GTX 260 is priced at $299 (down from $399). Once again demonstrating that it's not from the benevolence of...

July 14th 2008 at 3:47am 0 Comments
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It only launched a few weeks ago, but it looks like NVIDIA could already be set to cut the price of its top-end GeForce GTX 280 graphics card -- a move that would be prompted, as you might have guessed, by AMD's cheaper but powerful Radeon HD 4800 series. According to HotHardware, that word comes f...

July 3rd 2008 at 5:19pm 0 Comments
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We're tempted to wonder if this Mousse Computer outfit is related to Mouse Computer (or if someone's S key was just acting up), but nevertheless, the Masterpiece V960XV1 is just one of the few rigs out right now with NVIDIA's potent GeForce GTX280 within. Aside from that gem, you'll also find a 3.2...

June 23rd 2008 at 11:36am 0 Comments
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It's not all that often we see a video card get dissected, but it's also not very often that we see a card with as much hardware as NVIDIA's new top-end GeForce GTX 280, which proved to be enough to get the folks at Custom PC to crack one open for a looksee. As you can see above, after removing mor...

June 16th 2008 at 4:38pm 0 Comments
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Surprise! NVIDIA has officially unleashed its new GeForce GTX 280 and GTX 260 graphics cards. The GTX 280, NVIDIA's flagship model, is reportedly 50% faster than last year's 8800 GX2 when in its overclocked AMP! Edition, and it is loaded with around twice as many transistors as the 9800. The new si...

June 16th 2008 at 9:43am 0 Comments