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Saturday Afternoon (2 Comments) (link)
 Saturday, 19-April-2008  15:30:24 (GMT +10) - by DiGiTaL MoNkEY

DailyTech gets the juicy info during AMD’s financial analyst day, AMD engineers revealed details about the company's upcoming 45nm processor roadmap, including plans for 12-core processors. "Don't be disappointed, AMD is making up for it," hints one engineer.

With the latest firmware release for the PlayStation 3, TweakTown have a look at DTS-HD Master Audio to see what all the fuss is about. With the delivery of the latest console firmware, version 2.30, owners whom have an amplifier capable of outputting PCM sound will benefit from improved sound with Blu-ray movies encoded in DTS HD Master Audio.

Extreme Tech look at why start-up takes so long with Windows Vista, they have included a guide how to optimise the operating system as well as removing programs you don’t need. A nice guide for people that aren’t familiar with the operating system.

AnandTech compare integrated graphics processors (IGP) from various chipset makers to see which is the most power efficient. Our tests today will concentrate on platform power requirements when playing back High Definition content and taking a leisurely flight around the Honolulu harbor with Flight Simulator X.

Grand Theft Childhood authors Lawrence Kutner and Cheryl Olson talk about their research and findings related to video game violence, and the direct link between games and adolescent problems. Thanks MYSRH for the link.

Bit-tech have an early look at MSI's P45 & nForce 780a motherboards. We've already had brief looks at what Cooler Master, Lian Li and Gigabyte have in the pipeline. Today it's time to look at two soon-to-be-released motherboards from MSI.

This week the Escapist presents the latest episode from Zero Punctuation where Yahtzee reviews “Condemned 2: Bloodshot”. Yahtzee is a British-born, currently Australian-based writer and gamer, when he isn't talking very fast into a headset microphone he writes a column for PC Gamer.

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