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 Monday, 21-April-2008  18:50:00 (GMT +10) - by DiGiTaL MoNkEY

Benchmark Reviews released a new article where they look at Thermal Paste Application, testing out different application methods to see which give you the best contact. They also have a 33-Way Thermal Interface Material comparison, released not long ago for those who missed it.

Tweak Town analyse the latest Catalyst 8.4 drivers from AMD. Another month, another set of Catalyst drivers. Last month we saw some issues with the HD 3870 X2, but hopefully this month we see those problems disappear. There isnít much in the read me file and the majority of adjustments seem to be related to bug fixes.

AnandTech have an interesting guide to Understanding Digital Cameras, they look at digital camera sensors, their development, and their impact on Field of View, Resolution, and Image Noise.

Legion Hardware take a look at CPU Scaling With The GeForce 9800 GX2. Today we are looking at how the latest quad-core and dual-core processors from AMD and Intel compare when powering the almighty GeForce 9800 GX2 graphics card.

Bit-tech have released part two of their How To Start Your Own Games Studio series (we can always dream). Part one can be found here. Here we are again, back with Introversionís Mark Morris as he continues to guide a new generation (or a re-enthused old generation) of game developers to the indie way of life and all the treasures that their way holds.

PC Stats have compiled a huge selection of Beginners Guides they have written over time. Ranging from performance tweaks to the most common ways to kill a PC; something for everyone.

Tech Report talk with AMDís VP Pat Moorhead about striking the right CPU-GPU balance and the future of the PC market. For too long, pre-built PC configurations have been CPU-heavy, with too little emphasis on things like GPU power. Recently, Nvidia has taken aim at this problem, pushing the concept of PC balance. As a supplier of both CPUs and GPUs, AMD has its own take on this issue.

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