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Web Affiliate Articles

New Research Suggests Cell Phone Use Does Not Increase Driving Accidents

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New Research Suggests Cell Phone Use Does Not Increase Driving Accidents If cell phone ownership is going up, but the number of crashes per vehicle mile traveled in the U.S. is going down… By David Murphy for Ziff Davis How many times have you been changing a tune on Spotify, texting a friend, or talking …

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The Pirate Bay Releases Censorship-Busting PirateBrowser

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The Pirate Bay Releases Censorship-Busting PirateBrowser If you live in a country that blocks access the particular websites, the PirateBrowser can give you a hand with that. By David Murphy for Ziff Davis If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to circumvent any filters or blocks that your ISP (or country) has put …

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G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 Overclocked by YoungPro to 4400MHz with LN2

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G.SKILL International Co. Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and superior solid-state storage, tops the memory frequency world record chart once again with “G.SKILL TridentX” overclocked to an amazing DDR3 4400MHz!

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AMD Socket FM2 Processor Overclocking Guide

AMD Socket FM2 Processor Overclocking Guide If you like to get a faster PC, or like to save some money when you purchase a new PC without renouncing to play current games, or just having fun to overclock, you can overclock your PC with this new AMD overclocking guide. AMD socket FM2 processors are currently …

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FreeBSD Can Compete With Ubuntu Linux, Windows 8

FreeBSD Can Compete With Ubuntu Linux, Windows 8 Yesterday I published results that show NVIDIA’s Linux driver is very competitive with Microsoft Windows 8 when it comes to OpenGL gaming performance. It turns out that the NVIDIA BSD driver, which is still mostly shared common code with Linux and Solaris and Windows, pairs very well …

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NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 5 August 2013

NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 5 August 2013 By NVIDIA In this Issue: · NVIDIA SHIELD has arrived! Buy yours now and read all the rave reviews. · NVIDIA welcomes The Portland Group and strengthens the OpenACC initiative. SHIELD Changes the Game High performance gaming and entertainment truly went mobile with the launch of NVIDIA SHIELD. …

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Frame-Pacing Video Driver Aims to Fix Radeon HD 7990 Microstutter

Frame-Pacing Video Driver Aims to Fix Radeon HD 7990 Microstutter By Tech-Report When the Radeon HD 7990 first hit the market back in April, it didn’t get the sort of reception one might expect for a graphics card that could easily claim to be the world’s fastest. The trouble it encountered had been brewing for quite a …

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Five Ways To Use Your PCs NVIDIA GPU to Do Science at Home

Five Ways To Use Your PCs NVIDIA GPU to Do Science at Home By David Murphy – NVIDIA Point. Click. Participate. If you’ve ever daydreamed of curing exotic diseases, hunting for aliens, or prospecting for riches, your GPU can help turn you from dreamer to doer. That’s because your GPU is good for more than …

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The Latest Digital Home Video Projectors

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The Latest Digital Home Video Projectors Available at projectorshop24: BenQ W1070, NEC NP-M311W, Sharp PG-LW3500, JVC DLA-X35

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NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 29 July 2013

NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 29 July 2013 By NVIDIA In This Issue: · Kepler graphics power is coming to mobile devices. It is completely changing the game. · NVIDIA’s jaw-dropping car customization demo impresses at SIGGRAPH. · We have close to 99% of the new gaming notebooks this year; therefore, we swept MSN Tech UK’s …

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Top Firefox Extensions for Normal People

Top Firefox Extensions for Normal People Even though Chrome is quickly becoming used more often in my office, I still consider Firefox to be my primary browser (although I tried to dump it). For a long time, I tried to avoid the use of extensions in my browser. However, I have since embraced the added …

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Windows 8 Beats Ubuntu Linux For Intel “Haswell” OpenGL Performance

Windows 8 Beats Ubuntu Linux For Intel “Haswell” OpenGL Performance While we have published many Linux articles about Intel Haswell since the debut of the processors a month and a half ago, coming out now are our first benchmarks of the Microsoft Windows 8 performance against Ubuntu 13.10 Linux when using an Intel Core i7 …

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Why SSDs Hate Write Amplification: Part 1

Why SSDs Hate Write Amplification: Part 1 By Kent Smith – Senior Marketing Director: LSI Flash Components Division In today’s solid state drives (SSDs), the NAND flash memory must be erased before it can store new data. In other words, data cannot be overwritten directly as it is in a hard disk drive (HDD). Instead, SSDs …

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NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 22 July 2013

NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 22 July 2013 By NVIDIA In this Issue: · Lots of Tegra-based devices made news this week. Tablets, all-in-ones, superphones, streaming devices, and gaming devices were all in the news this week. And NVIDIA is even taking SHIELD to the movies. · NVIDIA has support for tiled 4k displays and for …

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Buying Your Next Car May Include a Trip Through Augmented Reality

Buying Your Next Car May Include a Trip Through Augmented Reality By Danny Shapiro: NVIDIA Director of Automotive Marketing For many people, the first stop in the car-buying process is no stop at all: They go online to browse options, colors and trim level from the comfort of home. To entice potential buyers into showrooms, many …

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Recharge Your Smartphone Battery Properly

Recharge Your Smartphone Battery Properly With the growing hardware equipment of current and new smartphone models grow, the demands on the battery of your smartphone. On the internet that the wildest rumors that the battery is so important harms and what should be very good. In this small guide we have it all together for …

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Direct3D 9 Support Released For Linux Via Gallium3D, Running Games

Direct3D 9 Support Released For Linux Via Gallium3D, Running Games Linux desktop systems can now have working support for Microsoft’s Direct3D 9 API via a new Gallium3D state tracker. Unlike the earlier Direct3D 10/11 state tracker for Gallium3D on Linux, this new code actually can run D3D9 games and at better performance than what’s offered …

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Intel Linux Driver Performance Still Slower Than Windows 7

Intel Linux Driver Performance Still Slower Than Windows 7 Benchmarks published this week on Phoronix showed that Ubuntu 13.10 can outperform Apple OS X 10.9 “Mavericks” with regard to OpenGL performance. However, when compared to Microsoft Windows, the open-source Intel Linux driver continues to come up short… at Phoronix Related Items: Ubuntu 13.10 Can Outperform …

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Parvum Extreme MbK Case Mod Build

Parvum Extreme MbK Case Mod Build Welcome to another Case Mod Friday showcase! This week we have Kier’s “Parvum Extreme MbK” build. Here is what he had to say about it: They guys from Parvum systems came to me with the question “If I could mod the new Parvum case?” Hell yeah…love working with acrylic …

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Ubuntu 13.10 Can Outperform OS X 10.9 On Intel OpenGL

Ubuntu 13.10 Can Outperform OS X 10.9 On Intel OpenGL With Apple’s OS X 10.9 “Mavericks” having better OpenGL performance and in compliance with OpenGL 4.1 rather than being GL3-limited as with existing OS X releases, new benchmarks were carried out at Phoronix to see how well Apple’s OpenGL driver stack on the current OS …

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Mesa 9.2 Can Boost Intel Haswell Graphics 30~40% On Linux

Mesa 9.2 Can Boost Intel Haswell Graphics 30~40% On Linux Yesterday I shared open-source Linux graphics benchmarks showing the Intel Ivy Bridge performance improving on Mesa 9.2 over the earlier releases of this important open-source Linux graphics driver component. However, for the latest-generation Intel “Haswell” graphics, Mesa 9.2 is an even more important upgrade. Here’s …

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Five Things You Need To Know About The PS4

Five Things You Need To Know About The PS4 After Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One, the gaming world was excited & then the PlayStation 4 came, and now the world can’t wait. Sony’s unveil didn’t disappoint anyone: from the looks of it, the PS4 is an amazingly powerful machine that will have even the most …

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NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 12 July 2013

NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 12 July 2013 By NVIDIA In this issue: · Industry analysts call shenanigans on Intel’s recent benchmarking claims in the mobile sector. · GeForce GTX line-up is solid, top to bottom, from the price/performance of the GeForce GTX 760 to the blistering performance of the GeForce GTX 780. · Get a …

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Gonzalo Galvan’s Pipe Fusion Build Case Modification

Gonzalo Galvan’s Pipe Fusion Build Case Modification Welcome to another Case Mod Friday showcase! This week we have Gonzalo Galvan’s Pipe Fusion build. Here is what he had to say about it: It’s my second project, but the first with such dedication, at first were some simple changes but slowly began to appear new ideas …

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Intel Haswell Linux Virtualization: KVM vs. Xen vs. VirtualBox

Intel Haswell Linux Virtualization: KVM vs. Xen vs. VirtualBox The latest chapter to our lengthy Intel Haswell on Linux saga is virtualization benchmarks. From Fedora 19 with the very latest software components for Linux virtualization, the performance of KVM, Xen, and VirtualBox were benchmarked from the Intel Core i7 4770K “Haswell” CPU… at Phoronix Related …

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