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nVidia’s $2 Million Crysis

In a recent article on DX11 market size, KitGuru explored the powerful benefits to being first to market with a new version of DirectX hardware. However, that hardware is tied into the operating system. No new Windows means no new DX. In moments like these, graphics manufacturers turn to the …

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nVidia drops the price of GTX460 another $20

If KitGuru had known that nVidia would be announcing weekly price cuts, we would have hired an intern to write these stories. The GTX460 is easily the most popular of the Fermi cards released so far, so why another price cut?  KitGuru empties the bins around nVidia’s HQ in Theale, …

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Intel Core i3 560: For a Few MegaHz More

Speed bumping a processor is a very natural way to refresh your range. It’s the oldest marketing trick in the book, but what does it actualy buy you? In reality, it’s very hard to know. KitGuru looks at the upcoming IntelCore i3 560 processor. In the good old days of …

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AVG and McAfee to merge within 6 months?

KitGuru reported that Intel bought McAfee yesterday for $7.68 billion. That’s interesting enough. But when you consider Intel’s other investments, it leads to some intersting possibilities. KitGuru investigates. When Jan Gritzbach and Tomas Hofer got together in 1991, it wasn’t the AVG antivirus program they developed that had the biggest …

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Intel kills 750 – crowns new champion

Word has just reached KitGuru that one of the most popular enthusiast CPUs in the world, the Core i5 750, has been handed a long sword, pointed in the direction of its family temple at dawn and told to cut out its main intestine before plunging the cold metal into …

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ATI logo finally gone?

There’s a background buzz in the industry right now that says the ATI brand might not make it past Christmas. For almost 25 years, the graphic card buying public has put ATI on its shortlist. KitGuru wonders, could this be the end? The world is full of weird paradoxes , …

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GTX470 Vs 5770 CrossFire: Get in the ring special

Fourteen floors down, in a secured elevator, Zardon’s personal lab is a monstrous affair. Closer to a medieval torture pit than anything you’d see Pepper Potts delivering coffee to Tony Stark in. When you absolutely, positively, definitely need the truth – then Zardon’s inner chamber is where the torture testing will happen. However, sometimes …

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EVGA announces GTX460 performance boost – free

While nVidia cuts prices faster than an East End barber cuts hair, EVGA is focused on delivering increased value to the customers who have already spent big on the new GTX460 card. KitGuru lifts the bonnet and gives the engine a sniff. KitGuru loves the fact that graphic cards can …

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Cut price GTX470 already appearing on sites

As we reported yesterday, nVidia is prepared to pull out all the stops to re-take market share from AMD in the tough graphics market. Information KitGuru heard about the latest round of price cuts was that the GTX470 could be cut by over 21%. Searching the big sites today, we …

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nVidia prices slashed again – GTX470 down more than 21%

If you have been following KitGuru recently, you will have seen us reporting on the dichotomy nVidia faces. Ever better cards being launched, while price cuts keep being applied to try and stimulate sales. KitGuru can say, with certainty, that things are getting better for nVidia fans. Or are they? …

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GTS450 at £99 by 14th September?

The nVidia GTS450 will not only be in UK stores by 14th September, it will also be available at the magical £99 mark. Sure, some of them will cost more, but we believe that nVidia wants the volume and it wants to kick AMD out of system builder SKUs. To do …

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Marketing companies and other spammers thank BBC

When you’re a news journalist, it’s hard to know when reporting on a story just makes it worse. KitGuru has already heard from 3 different marketing companies who learned that a database of over 100 million people’s details has been made publicly available, by reading the story on the BBC. …

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Windows 7 SP-1 download available for professionals

KitGuru loves Windows 7. There. We’ve said it. We have big love for the Snow Leopard, but there’s still plenty of room in our hearts for Bill Gate’s latest incarnation. So how much better can it get? KitGuru receives flash-traffic from Microsoft’s Technet, authenticates, inserts twin brass keys and prepares …

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Asus GTX460 price cut confirmed

Word in the UK channel today is that Asus has issued a price cut of around 15% on its GTX460 cards. KitGuru has been following the fate of nVidia’s best Fermi card to date and the picture painted is one of confusing shades and tones. Asus is one of the …

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