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Alienware refreshes M14x, M17x and M18x with new graphics, same old processors

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Sure, they may look the same, but Alienware's decided to give what's going on inside its glowing gaming laptops a thorough refresh. Starting with graphics support, the 2012 update of the M14x, M17x and M18x will all be able to handle NVIDIA's 600 series graphics with GDRR5 memory, bolstered...
Alienware refreshes M14x, M17x and M18x with new graphics, same old processors

AMD's A10-5800K and A8-5600K 'Trinity' APUs reviewed

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This story was brought to you by our friends at The Tech Report. You can visit the original story here.AMD's Trinity chip is making a debut, but it's not exactly a fresh face. We reviewed the mobile version of Trinity back in May and had mostly positive things to say...
AMD's A10-5800K and A8-5600K 'Trinity' APUs reviewed

Intel launches new Ivy Bridge Xeons, targets microservers

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Intel is pushing out that delicious Ivy Bridge update to server chips and, interestingly, it's not focusing purely on the high end to start. In total, 28 new Xeon CPUs were introduced today, including the E5-4600 and 2400 families targeted at four and two socket systems, respectively. Those tweaked...
Intel launches new Ivy Bridge Xeons, targets microservers

Sonnet expands Thunderbolt chassis line with Echo Express II

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Sonnet announced the latest in the Echo family of Thunderbolt expansion chassis for PCI Express cards -- the Echo Express II. Featuring two PCIe slots, the new Thunderbolt-to-PCIe expansion chassis enables the use of a wide variety of PCIe cards originally designed for use in desktop computers with any computer...
Sonnet expands Thunderbolt chassis line with Echo Express II

EMC further embraces in-server flash storage with more memory cards

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Just a day after Violin Memory announced a new line of PCI-Express flash memory cards to provide quick-to-access storage inside servers, EMC said Tuesday it will offer new PCIe cards of its own. EMC’s new XtremSF PCIe cards come in a few sizes. Enterprise multi-level-cell models with 550GB and a...
EMC further embraces in-server flash storage with more memory cards

Sony S-Series XQD memory cards hit speed record at 168MB/s, starting at $500 for 32GB in Japan

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Sony's new S-Series XQD memory cards will be the fastest you can buy when they arrive on the Japanese market July 11th, with a transfer speed of 168MB/s -- a boon if you're shooting continuous raw photos or high data rate HD video. The company claims that you'll need...
Sony S-Series XQD memory cards hit speed record at 168MB/s, starting at $500 for 32GB in Japan

Fusion-io brings Fusion ioScale SSD to small, speedy server clusters

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Fusion-io has made a name for its Fusion ioScale solid-state drives by selling them to the largest of enterprises -- the sort that crave thousands of servers. Not everyone wants that level of computing muscle, though, which is why the pro-grade storage firm is now selling the Fusion ioScale...
Fusion-io brings Fusion ioScale SSD to small, speedy server clusters

Thunderbolt is everywhere, now let's make it faster with PCI-Express 3.0

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Things are different on Planet Intel. Over there, Thunderbolt drives and peripherals are as cheap and abundant as artificial intelligences in a Culture novel, so the population's attention has already turned to what comes next. Some are prepared to wait for a promised 50Gbps optical interconnect by 2015, but...
Thunderbolt is everywhere, now let's make it faster with PCI-Express 3.0

Alienware refreshes M14x, M17x and M18x gaming notebooks

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Alienware has refreshed its gaming notebook lineup with a range of internal upgrades, although an upgrade to Intelís next-gen Ivy Bridge processors have not been included on this occasion. The M14x, M17x and the M18x now include an mSATA slot for giving users a range of storage options, while graphics...
Alienware refreshes M14x, M17x and M18x gaming notebooks

Sonnet adds three-card models to Echo Express expansion chassis line

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Sonnet today announced the Echo Express III-D desktop and Echo Express III-R rackmount Thunderbolt to PCI Express Expansion Chassis, the newest members of the company's Echo family of Thunderbolt expansion chassis for PCI-E cards. Featuring three PCI-E slots, a 300W power supply, and 75W auxiliary power connector, both new devices...
Sonnet adds three-card models to Echo Express expansion chassis line

Facebook's Open Compute Project splits up monolithic servers with help from Intel, more

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As much as it's important to have every component of a PC stuck together in a laptop, that same monolithic strategy is a major liability for server clusters: if one part breaks or grows obsolete, it can drag down everything else. Facebook and its Open Compute Project partners have...
Facebook's Open Compute Project splits up monolithic servers with help from Intel, more

Micron's RealSSD P320h PCI Express SSD gets reviewed: wildly fast, but a little unstable

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"Taking one's sweet time" just took on an entirely new meaning. Well over a year after Micron first introduced its RealSSD P320h PCI Express SSD, the aforesaid device is finally hitting the general availability stage. And with that, the flood of reviews begins. What sets this guy apart right...
Micron's RealSSD P320h PCI Express SSD gets reviewed: wildly fast, but a little unstable
Lexar announces XQD memory cards for Nikon D4, available Q3 2012

IBM ponies up $1B to add flash to more products and speed up big data

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IBM said Thursday it would spend $1 billion to support flash storage in more of its products and open 12 facilities worldwide to show enterprises what a difference flash can make. It also unveiled its new FlashSystems line of flash-storage appliances. The efforts could bring higher speeds for the big-data...
IBM ponies up $1B to add flash to more products and speed up big data

Super Talent teases whip-fast RAIDDrive UpStream PCIe SSD

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Super Talent's developed a PCI Express flash storage system that's far faster than your current SSD yet promises to be cheaper than the company's current PCIe offerings. The RAIDDrive UpStream uses a Sandforce controller to push around 1GBps of data at twice the speed of a SATA unit. Available...
Super Talent teases whip-fast RAIDDrive UpStream PCIe SSD
First Ivy Bridge motherboards previewed, CPUs coming in three weeks

Intel aims for faster Thunderbolt with PCI-Express 3.0

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Intel is working to boost data transfer speeds with a faster pipe on Thunderbolt, a high-speed connector technology that link computers with peripherals....
Intel aims for faster Thunderbolt with PCI-Express 3.0

AMD announces Radeon HD 7000M series with Enduro graphics-switching technology

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AMD kicked off 2012 by refreshing its desktop graphics, and now it's back, giving its mobile GPUs the same treatment. The company just announced its third generation of DirectX 11 mobile chips, the Radeon HD 7000 family. All told, the collection includes three 28nm GPUs: the high-end 7900M, the...
AMD announces Radeon HD 7000M series with Enduro graphics-switching technology

Mercury Accelsior SSD an impressive PCIe card upgrade for Mac Pro

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With the arrival of the Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD, OWC claims to have the only Mac bootable PCIe solid state drive currently on the market. The Mercury Accelsior comes in four different size configurations, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB, and will set you back $360, $530, $950, or $2080,...
Mercury Accelsior SSD an impressive PCIe card upgrade for Mac Pro
AMD launches a screaming-fast graphics chip with 8.6B transistors

CompactFlash Association develops XQD 2.0 spec, promises up to 8 Gbps throughput

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Just as were starting to get cozy with the still vastly unavailable XQD format, the CompactFlash Association is back with version 2.0 of the spec, which it says could provide transfer speeds of up to 8 Gb/s (1,000 MB/s). You'll need to have access to a PCI Express 3.0...
CompactFlash Association develops XQD 2.0 spec, promises up to 8 Gbps throughput
Iomega's new Xeon-packing NAS does more than store data

Thunderbolt vs. USB, HDMI, PCIe Cable: How does it compare?

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Intel's high-speed communications technology is pitted against strong incumbent interfaces -- and the nascent PCI Express Cable could provide more competition. [Read more]...
Thunderbolt vs. USB, HDMI, PCIe Cable: How does it compare?

Intel intros Xeon E5-2600 family, finally ushers servers into the Sandy Bridge era

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On the eve of the release of Ivy Bridge, Intel is finally bringing its server chips up to speed by introducing the Sandy Bridge-based E5-2600 family of CPUs. The company claims its latest processors outperform the previous generation of Xeons by up to 80 percent in raw speed, while improving...
Intel intros Xeon E5-2600 family, finally ushers servers into the Sandy Bridge era

Intel Aims for Faster Thunderbolt With PCI-Express 3.0

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Intel is working to boost data transfer speeds with a faster pipe on Thunderbolt, a high-speed connector technology that link computers with peripherals, the......
Intel Aims for Faster Thunderbolt With PCI-Express 3.0

SATA based Android – Convert any laptop with this drop in PCB board

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Android runs on everything! Though, it’s admittedly tougher to run on some things, of which the most common target are PCs. Those of us wanting to experiment in that department have typically found our way to projects like Android x86, which by the way has ICS development builds underway...
SATA based Android – Convert any laptop with this drop in PCB board

Intel's Atom S1200 lays claim to title of world's first 6-watt server-class processor

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We often hear talk about the most powerful servers and supercomputers, but the most power-efficient are just as important. On that latter front, Intel has today announced what it claims is the world's first 6-watt server-class processor, the Atom S1200. That's a 64-bit system-on-a-chip designed for use in data...
Intel's Atom S1200 lays claim to title of world's first 6-watt server-class processor

Alienware's new gaming laptops get matching Ivy Bridge processors

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Alienware is crossing the Ivy Bridge, less than a week since announcing its refreshed family of gaming laptops. Intel's latest hardware will now lend itself to all three models, the M14x (from $1100) M17x (starting at $1500) and M18x (from $2000), replacing the existing Sandy Bridge architecture in the...
Alienware's new gaming laptops get matching Ivy Bridge processors

AMD unveils Open 3.0: an Opteron 6300 platform for the Open Compute Project

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The Open Compute Project is pushing hard for servers that are both very scalable and streamlined, and AMD is more than willing to help with the launch of its Open 3.0 server platform. The framework combines two Opteron 6300 processors with a motherboard that contains just the essentials, yet...
AMD unveils Open 3.0: an Opteron 6300 platform for the Open Compute Project

Fusion-io puts down $119M to pick up storage maker NexGen and add enterprise adoption

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In hopes of going beyond way beyond webscale computing and spurring wide enterprise adoption of flash memory, Fusion-io on Wednesday announced in a filing that it has paid around $119 million in total for NexGen Storage. The deal, which includes $114 million in cash and around $5 million in stock,...
Fusion-io puts down $119M to pick up storage maker NexGen and add enterprise adoption
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