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Intel X58 Support SLI/Crossifre!


TweakTown has confirmed that the new Nehlam X58 motherboards will indeed support both SLI and Crossfire video cards. This is great news for everybody in the technology business because we no longer have to decided to get Nvidia video cards and SLIthem or get ATI cards and Crossifre them. Now we can just get what ever we want and use the best motherboard available.
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ATI R700 NDA released!!


ATI said that this card has everything to be be "the worlds fastest card." Although they do not want full reviews out because they have not mastered the drivers. They have in fact released the final stats of the ATI 4870X2. The stats go as followed:


Codename: R700;
GPU: 2 x 55nm RV770, 750/750 MHz (core/shaders);
2 x 10 SIMD cores that include 2 x 800 scalar ALUs;
2 x 10 larger texture units; 2 x 40 texture addressing units;
2 x 160 texture fetch units; 2 x 40 bilinear filtering units;
2 x 16 ROPs; R
RAM: 2 x 1024MB GDDR5, 900 (3600) MHz;
Bus: 2 x 256-bit;
Slot: PCI-Express x16;
Interfaces: 2 x DVI (Dual-Link/HDMI), TV-out;
Hardware support for DirectX 10.1 and Shader Model 4.1.


I just cannot wait for this card to come out. My only problem is that I will not have enough money, but all I have to say is nice black style ans black pcb on the 4870X2!

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Nvidia Slashes prices on GTX260 & 280!

Due to the rising demands of the ATI 4870 and the not so high demands of the GTX 260 & 280, Nvidia has cut prices once again making the GTX 280 $499 and the GTX260 $299.

Nvidia is really feeling the pressure with ATI's new 4800's series. They still have to wait and see what first review,not preview, of the 4870X2 with the right drivers.
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