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Friday Afternoon (2 Comments) (link)
 Friday, 28-September-2007  16:24:07 (GMT +10) - by Agg

PenStarSys have an article about AMD's Integrated Gambit. Last year when AMD acquired ATI, they inherited a very solid chipset division that was working on what they hoped would be a class leading integrated graphics chip with competitive features and outstanding performance.

eBay have a new protect yourself online section which covers a few principles that apply elsewhere on the internet too. Might be good to send on to your less net-savvy friends and relatives. :)

Here's an amusing video about how Halo 3 changed the future.

Speaking of which, the BBC have an article in defence of computer games, with a focus on Halo 3. There's evidence that playing video games can have a positive effect on social life, says Dr Mark Griffiths, a professor in the Psychology Division at Nottingham Trent University.

Foxmulder881 spotted this interview with a convicted hacker on InformationWeek. Convicted hacker Robert Moore, who is set to go to federal prison this week, says breaking into 15 telecommunications companies and hundreds of businesses worldwide was incredibly easy because simple IT mistakes left gaping technical holes.

HWSecrets cover all CPU sockets. A table containing all sockets and slots used by all PC processors released to date, with examples of compatible CPUs and pinouts. Updated to include Socket AM2+.

HardOCP have some multiplayer Crysis screenshots from the new beta.

NordicHW have been playing with a QX9650 Extreme Edition CPU. After benching the night away, Kinc not only smashed the SuperPi 1M world record with the QX9650 running at 5600 MHz, he also completely rewrote the book on good 3DMark 05 and 06 results.

Slashdot are reporting on a user info hack on eBay recently.

Phoronix consider NVIDIA's SLI on Linux and Windows. Linux SLI is still far from perfect, but in this article we've used two GeForce 8600GT graphics cards in an SLI configuration under both Linux and Windows to compare the single and dual GPU performance under both operating systems.



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