21st February 2008

Shuttle gives finalized specs on KPC, their budget PC/barebones platform

Shuttle previously announced the KPC, their budget PC and barebones platform, at CES but much of the specs weren’t finalized yet. That changed recently, as they’ve posted a mini-site for the KPC on their webpage. As we previously reported, the KPC uses an Intel 945GC/ICH7 chipset, Intel GMA950 on-board graphics, 10/100 NIC, 5.1 HD Audio, … Read the full entry »

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20th February 2008

Project: Rogue, Part 17

I love days like today… I had a long awaited package on my doorstep when I got home.

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19th February 2008

S3 Graphics announces new video card with DirectX 10.1 and more

S3 Graphics, a devision of Via technology, has announced the Chrome 400-series of graphics cards. It’s been two years since S3 Graphics released their last batch of video cards, the Chrome S25 and Chrome S27. The Chrome 400-series has all the features one would expect from a new video card, DirectX 10.1, OpenGL 2.1, Shader Model 4.1, HD video acceleration, … Read the full entry »

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19th February 2008

Project: Rogue, Part 16

I was out of town last weekend, and it’s been a busy week, so I wasn’t able to get much in the way of real modding done, but work still continued. I was able to get a few more miscellaneous parts ordered, including the elusive LCD screen.

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15th February 2008

Geforce 8-series to run PhysX in hardware

Not much was revealed in the press releases given by Nvidia before and after their recent purchase of Ageia, a hardware and software vendor for physics in computer and game console applications, but more details have come to light. During a conference call on fourth quarter financial results Nvidia’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed that they are planing to port … Read the full entry »

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15th February 2008

New rumor that Nvidia may buy AMD

Rumors about Nvidia making an x86 compatible processor have been swirling for at least a few years now but nothing substantial has been revealed thus far. Their is a new rumor that Nvidia may buy AMD, even though doing so might make AMD lose it’s x86 license. The reason AMD could lose their x86 license is that it may be part of a non-transferable cross … Read the full entry »

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