Review: Nvidia’s F104 - GTX 460 mini-fur-me

Posted by Jon Peddie on July 19th 2010 | Permalink
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A $200 board that packs a lot of wallop One of the fastest airplanes ever made was the Lockheed F104 clocking in at 1.7 mach with a 48k ft/min climb rate it was  called a missile with a pilot in it. We’ve been testing another F104 - the new

Nvidia’s three-screen 3D Vision system

Posted by By Robert Dow and Jon Peddie on July 8th 2010 | Permalink
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To do more you gotta see more—it’s the law As you all know (and if you don’t we’re going to send you to your room and make you write it a hundred times), Peddie’s 2nd law is—The more you can see the more you

AMD on AMD with AMD - The platform company shows its stuff

Posted by By Robert Dow and Alex Garovi on July 8th 2010 | Permalink
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After too many years of being criticized for not tooting their own horn enough, the technical marketing folks at AMD sent us a Vision Black machine to put through the paces. I think we may have to toot their horn—this is one impressive machine. As configured, the system was

“Singularity”—first impressions - game review

Posted by Jon Peddie on July 8th 2010 | Permalink
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We got a copy of Activisions’s “Singularity” (developed by Raven) and started playing with it. It’s a FPS set on a island where the Russians built a research facility in the 1950s to test a newly discovered element E99. Things didn’t turn out quite the way the