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AMD releases Radeon HD 8970M laptop GPU for gaming and computation
Author Lawrence Latif
MSI's GX70 packs AMD's latest gaming and OpenCL compute atomic power plant

Intel's Silvermont signals the start of annual Atom microarchitecture updates
Author Lawrence Latif
Intel's ramps up core Atom development in its bid to stay competitive with ARM

HP reboots blade server market with Project Moonshot chassis and multiple silicon vendors
Author Lawrence Latif
HP's most important launch in a decade, Project Moonshot is being billed as the first ultra high density server, but peeling away the marketing presents a decade old blade server paradigm

GTC Day 1: NVIDIA's GPUs are starved of data forcing developers to look for solutions
Author Lawrence Latif

NVIDIA beefs up mid-range Quadro workstation graphics cards with Kepler GPUs
Author Lawrence Latif

HSA Foundation will put AMD's silicon engineers under extreme pressure
Author Lawrence Latif
With rivals reaping the benefits of the HSA Foundation's software ecosystem, AMD will need its engineers to deliver industry beating designs

Liquid cooling NVIDIA's Tesla K20 increases cost benefits
Author Lawrence Latif
A trip to Italy's Cineca's datacenter shows energy efficiency from accelerators is trumping brute force

NVIDIA casts doubt over PCI Express Gen 3 performance benefits in HPC
Author Lawrence Latif
NVIDIA doesn't see PCI Express Gen 2 as being the big performance bottleneck in HPC, unlike AMD's Opteron chip

AMD's myopia cost it Cray's XC30 Cascade cluster business
Author Lawrence Latif
AMD's painfully slow adoption of PCI Express Gen 3 leaves Cray with no choice but to go for Intel's Sandy Bridge Xeons

Intel will nullify ARM's advantage by 2014 debut (part 1)
Author Lawrence Latif
Intel's manufacturing advantage will finally be put to the test as ARM vendors line up to take a chunk out of the X86 server market

Seamicro provides the key to AMD's ARM gambit
Author Lawrence Latif
AMD will use Seamicro's retail channel and its interconnect fabric to open new doors as it tries to break into double-digit market share

Logitech Harmony 700
Author Lawrence Latif
The middle of the road Harmony from Logitech manages to pack a healthy array of features into a sleek frame and slimline price

Asus EeeTop 1602 PC
Author Lawrence Latif
More than just a cheap iMac but can it price itself into the nettop market?

The little big sound
Author Lawrence Latif
We find out what challenges are present in making a quality small Hi-Fi speaker and how to market it to the people

Zalman's Reserator 1 & Intel's i7 920
Author Lawrence Latif
The original silent watercooling kit from Zalman gets a new lease of life and we see if it can cope with an overclocked Core i7 920

Benq MP512ST projector
Author Lawrence Latif
Take your Wii to the next level

Benq G2400WT LCD
Author Lawrence Latif
Benq aims at gamers with their 24" LCD but misses the mark

Philips Pronto TSU9600
Author Lawrence Latif
Remote control heaven

Apple Macbook Pro
Author Lawrence Latif
Sporting a new suit, Apple's Macbook Pro is the business

Hitachi SSDs
Author Lawrence Latif
Finally a big name hard drive producer embraces flash technology

Apple iPhone 3G
Author Lawrence Latif
The third coming, but should we beware of false prophets?

Sony Ericsson mid-year mobiles
Author Lawrence Latif
We take a quick look at Sony Ericsson's new products as they launch their mid-year refresh aimed for Christmas buyers

Microsoft Zune
Author Lawrence Latif
Microsoft's second attempt to dethrone the iPod isn't such a bad effort

QNAP 409 Turbo
Author Lawrence Latif
QNAP offers much more than a rack for hard drives with the 409 Turbo

Storage silos
Author Lawrence Latif
We talk to Hitachi about the current state of play in computer storage

Motorola Q9h
Author Lawrence Latif
Motorola's mobile messaging device deserves your attention

Apple iPhone
Author Lawrence Latif
Five months, many stares and too much attention. The product that defines 2007.

Sony VAIO G11
Author Lawrence Latif
A notebook which is so thin that it will give most PDAs a run for their money

Logitech Harmony 885
Author Lawrence Latif
A fully featured remote control which doesn't cost the Earth

Sonos Digital Music system
Author Lawrence Latif
Got a hankering for multi-room audio? Then you better read on

Samsung R74 LCD television
Author Lawrence Latif
Samsung's LCD television that sports a dedicated game mode for consoles. Bring it on.

Blackberry Pearl
Author Lawrence Latif
The executive's favourite phone dons a party suit

Sony Vaio AR21S notebook
Author Lawrence Latif
A desktop replacement which belongs next to your television

T-Mobile Vario II
Author Lawrence Latif
It's not just an update, but a way of life

Samsung YP-K5 music player
Author Lawrence Latif
A music player which holds a dark secret

Sony N-series first look
Author Lawrence Latif
Is it an Apple? No, it's a Sony.

AMD Fusion
Author Lawrence Latif
Graphics moves in with CPU thanks to AMD & ATI

Nokia E61 mobile phone
Author Lawrence Latif
Blackberry isn't the only e-mail in town

Sony AR20 series notebook preview
Author Lawrence Latif
We look at the first notebooks to feature a Blu-Ray drives

ViewSonic ViewDock monitor preview
Author Lawrence Latif
Plug your iPod directly into your monitor

LG KG800 "Chocolate" phone
Author Lawrence Latif
LG break from tradition to produce a handset that you might actually want

Samsung's Blu-Ray gambit
Author Lawrence Latif
Samsung launches their Blu-Ray player here in the UK but does it shine?

GPS: The bumpy road
Author Lawrence Latif
We look at what is needed to build your own GPS system

T-Mobile MDA Vario
Author Lawrence Latif
Finally a smartphone that you can live with

Logitech Harmony 895
Author Lawrence Latif
Total remote control coming to a living room near you

Alienware Aurora m7700
Author Lawrence Latif
Alienware produce a notebook that would put most desktops to shame

Intel Core 2
Author Lawrence Latif
Intel goes green for the future

Flexible shading
Author Lawrence Latif
An early look into DirectX 10

Logitech cordless S 530 Mac
Author Lawrence Latif
Finally a credible alternative to Apple's keyboard and mouse

Logitech wireless living
Author Lawrence Latif
Logitech's idea of wire-free love

Intel Viiv launch
Author Lawrence Latif
Intel's latest attack on your living room but are we ready for the shock and awe?

Alienware Aurora 5500
Author Lawrence Latif
Stealthy and spoiling for a fight. Alienware's Aurora looks mean even when it's switched off but we see if it's a sheep in wolfs clothing

A smartphone ruined my life
Author Lawrence Latif
After a year spent with the company of a smartphone, Lawrence realizes maybe it's not a match made in heaven. Are smartphones really for everyone?

Philips Pronto PRO
Author Lawrence Latif
The ultimate handheld remote from Philips sporting a colour touch screen, unlimited configurability and the choice of infra-red and radio frequency all in a smart package

NVIDIA SLI
Author Lawrence Latif
NVIDIA blows the dust off SLI and brings it in the hope that it'll cement their upsurge in performance. We take a look at what doubling up can mean to you

Asus Radeons & Digimatrix
Author Lawrence Latif
A look at ATI's newest and biggest board partner launching a whole range of ATI based graphics cards and a very impressive small form factor computer.

Abit FX 5900 OTES
Author Lawrence Latif
Abit apply their OTES magic to the FX 5900. We find out whether it is able to add the extra spice that's required to make the FX 5900 a worthy competitor to ATI's Radeon 9800.

Radeon 9100 IGP vs value VGA
Author Lawrence Latif
We take ATI's Radeon 9100 IGP and see how it's graphics capabilities can compete with value video cards from NVIDIA. Can a motherboard really provide better performance than a dedicated video card?

Athlon 64 : Sun, Sea & 64-bit
Author Lawrence Latif
We report from Cannes at the launch of AMD's latest gambit in the processor wars. Jerry Sanders talks passionately about his new baby, new products from AMD's partners are all seen here.

Athlon 64 : The FX-51
Author Lawrence Latif
The Athlon 64 FX-51 is AMD's ultimate Athlon 64 processor, with AMD say, no equal. We find out whether this is true both in 32-bit and 64-bit applications. Included is a look at Windows XP 64-bit edition.

Athlon 64 : Here & now
Author Lawrence Latif
Today sees the launch of the Athlon 64 processor, aiming to revolutionize computing. We detail the processors being launched and clear up some myths.

Athlon 64 : HyperTransport
Author Lawrence Latif
The second in our three-part series looking at the key technologies surrounding AMD's Athlon 64 processor. HyperTransport aims to be a flexible, cost effective yet high performance bus. We see how it does the business for the Athlon 64.

Athlon 64 : AMD64
Author Lawrence Latif
The first in our three-part series looking into the technology surrounding one of the most important products to be launched this year, AMD's Athlon 64. Here we take a look at AMD64 architecture and how it works.

MS DirectX & gaming
Author Lawrence Latif
We talk to Microsoft about how they feel gaming will progress in the coming years and what trends they see emerging. An interesting look into how Microsoft with DirectX and Longhorn want gaming on the PC to progress.

Abit Game Accelerator
Author Lawrence Latif
One of the most intriguing aspects of Abit's IS7-G is the "Game Accelerator" technology. We look at what performance gains can be had.

Sapphire 9600 PRO UE
Author Lawrence Latif
Sapphire apply their silent cooling trickery to the 9600 PRO. We find out whether this mainstream card, with it's innovative cooling solution can cut the mustard.

Abit IS7-G
Author Lawrence Latif
Intel's very capable 865PE chipset gets worked on by the clever guys at Abit known for their performance and features. In the first of two articles we find out how the IS7-G performs against some stiff competition.

Gigabyte 8IPE1000
Author Lawrence Latif
Some mainstream 865PE action from Gigabyte. We find out whether the popular motherboard can get the blend of performance and value out of the very capable Intel 865PE chipset.

Sapphire 9800 PRO UE
Author Lawrence Latif
Sapphire's ultimate Ultimate Edition, the 9800 PRO 256MB shows how it is still possible to passively cool the most powerful GPU available. It's one stealthy monster.

Asus V9950 Ultra
Author Lawrence Latif
A FX 5900 Ultra that tries to be a little different. Single slot, quiet cooling and NV35 levels of performance make this an interesting card. We find out how it competes against the ATI's best.

ATI All in Wonder 9800
Author Lawrence Latif
The flagship of ATI's All in Wonder range now features their flagship GPU, the R350. We find out whether you really can have it all - performance, TV and A/V encoding + decoding.

Intel 875PBZ
Author Lawrence Latif
Intel's high-end consumer 875P motherboard may seem boring but we find there's a sparkle underneath the traditional conservative values of past Intel motherboards.

Mobility Radeon 9600
Author Lawrence Latif
ATI's next generation mobile graphics chip proves that notebook graphics can indeed provide good levels of performance even when FSAA & AF are enabled.

VIA PT800 preview
Author Lawrence Latif
A look at VIA's first licensed Pentium 4 chipset aimed for the mainstream market. After all the trouble we find out whether VIA's latest offering has some bite.

Hush mini-ITX
Author Lawrence Latif
The first truly silent computer, we find out whether exterior looks and engineering prowess can be successfully married with performance and price.

Intel P4 3.2GHz
Author Lawrence Latif
Intel's latest desktop processor, the Pentium 4 3.2GHz signals the end of the road for the Pentium 4 in it's current format. We find out how Intel's last Pentium 4 does against some stiff competition.

ATI Radeon 9100 IGP
Author Lawrence Latif
A preview at ATI's latest foray into the world of integrated graphics on the desktop. We look at some of the technologies behind what is set to be one of the most interesting integrated graphics chips in recent times.

FX 5900 roundup
Author Lawrence Latif
A roundup of all the Geforce FX 5900 cards that are currently available. We look at how these units perform, overclock against competition from ATI along with a top-of-the-range FX 5900 Ultra and talk a bit about buses.

Abit IC7-G
Author Lawrence Latif
Abit applies their skills on Intel's top-of-the-line desktop chipset and out comes the IC7-G. With a vast array of 875P motherboards on the market, we find out why this board should be on your list.

MSI FX 5900
Author Lawrence Latif
NVIDIA's NV35 hits the retail shelves. MSI has managed to be one of the first of the big name board partners to come out with a part, but has NVIDIA learnt from the mistakes that plagued the NV30? We find out.

Gigabyte 8KNXP
Author Lawrence Latif
A feature packed 875P motherboard from Gigabyte. With the 875P proving to be the performance platform for the Pentium 4, we find out how Gigabyte's board does

Intel D865PERL
Author Lawrence Latif
Intel's Springdale chipset makes an entrance. Will it be a limp Canterwood, or has Intel managed to bring the performance levels of the high-end chipset to the mainstream market?

AMD Athlon XP 3200+
Author Lawrence Latif
AMD's second outing for their Barton core. The 3200+ is the first unit to feature a 400MHz front side bus. We find out how this chip performs against a 3000+ and the the latest Intel offerings

3GHz wars
Author Lawrence Latif
A look at AMD's top of the range processors and Intel's first HyperThreading CPU, the 3.06GHz. We see if there is a huge difference between two CPUs that have the same clock speed and what HyperThreading does in games.

Asus V9900 Ultra
Author Lawrence Latif
Can the NV30 board from Asus take the fight to ATI's Radeon 9700 & 9800 PRO? It has all the hallmarks of a high-end card, price, size and hype. But what about performance? We conduct a number of tests to find out whether the current king can be dethoned.

Gigabyte 9500 PRO
Author Lawrence Latif
After the launch of ATi's Radeon 9600 PRO showing that higher model numbers doesn't always mean higher performance, the 9500 PRO has got people clambering to their retailer in search for one. We look at Gigabyte's version.

ATI Radeon 9600 PRO
Author Lawrence Latif
The first 0.13 micron GPU to come from the ATI stable. An already packed ATI product line gets a new member. Has ATI managed what brought NVIDIA to its knees? All is not what it seems.

Gainward CoolFX v2
Author Lawrence Latif
The famous watercooled Geforce FX 5800 Ultra returns in an updated form. Gainward and Bit-Tech update their design for this ultimate out-of-the-box cooling solution.

Asus P4C800 Deluxe
Author Lawrence Latif
The role of the Canterwood dice from Asus. Aimed for high-end desktop machines and entry level workstations, the P4C800 packs a lot into a very attractive package. Canterwood has finally arrived.

MSI FX 5800 Ultra
Author Lawrence Latif
MSI's top of the line Geforce FX board featuring the most complex and famous GPU, the NV30. Does the card live up to the hype, and what about 3DMark 2003 performance?

Asus P4G8X Deluxe
Author Lawrence Latif
AGP 8x and dual channel DDR support comes in the form of Granite Bay and Asus' P4G8X Deluxe. Packing the latest chipset from Intel, we find out how it performs against it's old brother, the 845PE.

FX Ultra @ CeBIT '03
Author Lawrence Latif
A look at some of the popular manufacturers that are showing off their NV30 based parts at this year's CeBIT expo

Hercules Prophet 9700
Author Lawrence Latif
One very tasty video card holds a dark secret - exceptional overclocking abilities and some really interesting performance figures to boot. Time to hold off that 9800 purchase for a little longer?

Ben Bar Haim - ATI
Author Lawrence Latif
ATI's top software man takes time out to discuss what and how big a part drivers play in one of the most driver-critical industries. Find out what drivers mean to the people that design them.

ATI Radeon 9800 PRO
Author Lawrence Latif
ATI aims to beat itself with their latest Radeon board which features old and new technology

MSI 845PE Max2 FISR
Author Lawrence Latif
MSI's flagship Pentium 4 is given a thorough workout against the market standard from Asus

Asus P4PE Black Pearl
Author Lawrence Latif
The collectors edition of Asus's popular 845PE based motherboard is given a thorough shake down

Albatron 845GE-PRO II
Author Lawrence Latif
Albatron's flagship board based on Intel's 845GE chipset. We take a closer look.

MSI Ti4800SE-VTD8X
Author Lawrence Latif
One of the first Ti4800SE boards on the market from MSI, based on the NV28 GPU from NVIDIA.

CM 201B & mods
Author Lawrence Latif
A look at Coolermaster's latest case, the 201B and a couple of accessories to go with it

CM XDream
Author Lawrence Latif
Coolermaster's latest cooler for the Socket A platform featuring innovations, but does it perform?

MSI Ti4200-TD8X64
Author Lawrence Latif
MSI's NV28 board comes in an assortment of flavours, we test out the 64Mb version

NVIDIA MX-440-8x
Author Lawrence Latif
Two budget MX440-8x boards from Asus and Albatron are given the run around by the Prophet 9000 PRO

Asus A7V8X
Author Lawrence Latif
KT400 action from Asus, a board that packs a lot in but performs surprisingly with DDR 400 RAM

Geforce FX preview
Author Lawrence Latif
The next generation board from NVIDIA was shown off earlier today - does it have what it takes?

Asus V9280S
Author Lawrence Latif
One of the first NV28 based VGA boards to hit the streets produces some interesting results

Soyo SY-KT400 Ultra
Author Lawrence Latif
Soyo's flagship Socket A motherboard given a good shake down in our labs

Super Ti4200s
Author Lawrence Latif
A couple of Geforce 4 Ti4200 cards that think they are Ti4600. Identity crisis or the real deal?

Asus L3800
Author Lawrence Latif
Asus' top of the range notebook given a gaming workout

Red Faction 2
Author Lawrence Latif
A preview of THQ's latest incarnation, Red Faction 2

nForce 2 Shuttle
Author Lawrence Latif
A preview of the latest motherboard to be used in a small Shuttle PC

Rise of Nations
Author Lawrence Latif
Q&A session with John Dongelmans about Microsoft's upcoming RTS title

Asus P4S8X
Author Lawrence Latif
SIS 648 action from Asus. A fully featured motherboard with performance to match?

Radeon 9700 PRO
Author Lawrence Latif
ATI's next generation VGA card takes on the Geforce 4 Ti4600

Asus P4T533
Author Lawrence Latif
The flagship motherboard from Asus, but is the flag at half mast?

ATI 2002 - part 2
Author Lawrence Latif
The new Radeon line, Rendermonkey and economics - ATI's view.

Prophet 9000 PRO
Author Lawrence Latif
Hercules Prophet 9000 PRO 128Mb video card given a work out in our labs

NVIDIA 2002 - part 1
Author Lawrence Latif
The first part of our interview with the World's largest GPU manufacturer

Intel 2002 - part 2
Author Lawrence Latif
OEMs, Itanium 2, 64bit desktop processing and economics - Intel stylee

CM HHC-L61 heatpipe
Author Lawrence Latif
Coolermaster brings heatpipe technology to Socket A platforms

CM ATC 101
Author Lawrence Latif
Full size ATX case meets chic styling and innovation - a marriage made in heaven?

ATI 2002 - part 1
Author Lawrence Latif
The first part of our talk with Andrew Thompson from ATI

Intel 2002 - part 1
Author Lawrence Latif
Discussion regarding the Pentium 4 with it's creator

Mobility Radeon 9000
Author Lawrence Latif
ATI's latest mobile GPU aims to bring high end gaming to laptop market

Swiftech MCX462B
Author Lawrence Latif
The heaviest socket A heatsink on the market given a spin in our tests

Big Scale Racing
Author Lawrence Latif
We talk to the team at Bumblebeast about their upcoming title

CM ATCS 500
Author Lawrence Latif
Coolermaster's case for smaller appetites - but does it perform?

Globalwin CAK-II 38
Author Lawrence Latif
Globalwin's premier heatsink/fan combo put under our tests

Hiper PSU
Author Lawrence Latif
A review of the Hiper range of power supply units - world exclusive

Blueyonder Gaming
Author Lawrence Latif
Interview with Murray Hume from Blueyonder Internet Services

Cooljag JAC311C
Author Lawrence Latif
Cooljag's low profile cooler for rackmount environments compared against desktop models

CM ATCS 710
Author Lawrence Latif
Coolermaster's latest case is put through it's paces

Pay to play
Author Lawrence Latif
Are we willing to foot the bill for playing online?

Silver Mountain
Author Lawrence Latif
Why have copper when you can have silver?

Thermaltake 80mm
Author Lawrence Latif
Thermaltake's first case fan

Intel 845 chipset
Author Lawrence Latif
Intel's first chipset that supports SDRAM and Pentium 4

Intel @ ECTS
Author Lawrence Latif
We speak to the world's largest CPU maker.

CM ATCS 201
Author Lawrence Latif
The latest addition to Coolermaster's Aluminium case range

Shill
Author Lawrence Latif
Head admin of Duel Arena speaks

ODEE
Author Lawrence Latif
The head admin of the SavageEuro team

Alpha PEP66U
Author Lawrence Latif
Alpha's huge heatsink

ThermoEngine Ultra
Author Lawrence Latif
A modified ThermoEngine with a 60mm fan

ELSA CPL London
Author Lawrence Latif
Coverage of the first CPL event in the UK

DigiDoc 5
Author Lawrence Latif
The nicest thermal sensor on the planet?

ELSA CS Qualifer
Author Lawrence Latif
Live coverage of the ELSA CPL qualifier at TPF

Wizzo on Insomnia 8
Author Lawrence Latif
Multiplay's head talks about the much hyped Insomnia 8 event

CPL London (Q3)
Author Lawrence Latif
Coverage of the Quake 3 Team deathmatch qualifier

Stunt GP
Author Lawrence Latif
Weird and wacky racing from Team17

Loki & Nokia
Author Lawrence Latif
Loki to supply games to the Nokia Media Terminal

Thames racer
Author Lawrence Latif
Boat racing around Europe

Samura midi-tower
Author Lawrence Latif
A mid size tower case, with some nice features.

Arctic Silver 2
Author Lawrence Latif
Can you improve on the best in thermal compounds?

Super ORB
Author Lawrence Latif
Performance and good looks?

Grand Prix 3
Author Lawrence Latif
The best racing simulator available?

Q3 : Team Arena
Author Lawrence Latif
Quake 3 finally finished?

CM ATCS 200
Author Lawrence Latif
The best case on the market today?

DTS-400 shim
Author Lawrence Latif
A chip saver?

Compound remover
Author Lawrence Latif
Reaches the parts other fail

Jopasc : ECAL
Author Lawrence Latif
Glyn speaks to Jopasc of ECAL

Icemat
Author Lawrence Latif
Just a slab of glass?

Cossacks
Author Lawrence Latif
Cossacks press release

Mobile Duron
Author Lawrence Latif
AMD goes all small

Hip-Hop game
Author Lawrence Latif
Gameloft launch new online game

Duron 850 MHz
Author Lawrence Latif
AMD's release for the Duron 850 MHz processor

RDJD K703
Author Lawrence Latif
Globalwin's VOS32 Killer ???

2 Cool PC
Author Lawrence Latif
Plastic fantastic case cooling

Everglide Giganta
Author Lawrence Latif
The *Best* mousemat on the market ???

Globalwin CAF12
Author Lawrence Latif
One HUGE case , but does it perfom ???

Globalwin VOS32+
Author Lawrence Latif
Monster heatsink, but monster results?

Devil Inside Demo
Author Lawrence Latif
Spooky?

Boomslang 2000
Author Lawrence Latif
Hip or hype?

Tillerman
Author Lawrence Latif
The future of RTS in the UK?

Q3 Fortress Preview
Author Lawrence Latif
Preview of the biggest class based modification yet.

SoF Demo
Author Lawrence Latif
Review of the Soldier of Fortune demo