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Nah, 8,180MHz can't hold a candle to 500GHz, but on the long road of overclocking Intel's Pentium 4 where there is an increasingly brief amount of time available to brag before being trumped, the zany Italians have crowned themselves champs once more. Not content with just hitting 8GHz with a "Ceda...

May 30th 2007 at 9:36pm 0 Comments
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Back in the olden days, before Abraham Lincoln put an end to the megahertz myth -- or was it Theodore Roosevelt, we always get so confused -- the Pentium 4 ruled the land, with its deep instruction pipeline and PR-friendly xtreem clock speeds. Luckily, Intel wised up and started beefing up the quan...

January 24th 2007 at 7:03am 0 Comments
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Dell's giving that sweet Core 2 love to more than just the XPS 410 and XPS 700 desktops; even workstations are getting into the game. As part of the continuing onslaught of spec-bumped machines, the company announced that its Precision 390 tower is now available with four Core 2 Duo options (1.86GHz...

July 28th 2006 at 9:25am 0 Comments
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Even though summer has only barely begun, Gateway's eMachines is already looking ahead to the upcoming school year, having just announced five new Vista-ready desktops for the student on a budget. Starting at the "top of the line," we have the T6536 (pictured, with optional monitor) and T6534, whic...

June 27th 2006 at 7:01pm 0 Comments
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Remember all those Developer Transition Kits (DTKs) that Apple was offering to developers to help them get their apps ready for an OS X-on-Intel world? Well it looks like Apple has opened the doors for developers to return those kits with a juicy offer: return the DTK and receive a Dual Core iMac in...

January 11th 2006 at 11:45am 0 Comments