It’s the Radeon HD 7970. It’s wildly fast. It’s quite possibly the exact device needed to serve up your latest Steam purchases in pure 1080p glory. And it’s on sale now from none other than NewEgg, as linked in the source below.
*Unlimited may or may not actually refer to unlimited, but as the carriers have taught us, we don’t truly have to be accurate here.
Graphics card companies don’t live and die by the enthusiast market alone. That may be where the glory is, but it’s the budget cards that really bring in the bacon. For the entry level, AMD just unleashed a trio of sub-$100 cards, the Radeon HD 6670, 6570, and 6450. How do they perform? Well, let’s just say you get what you pay for. Reaction from reviewers has been one of mild indifference. Depending on manufacturer, fan noise does appear to be an issue, possibly precluding the cards from being a viable HTPC choice. Otherwise, even the lowly, $55 6450 is a worthy upgrade [...]
You didn’t think Microsoft was just going to sit there and let Apple take all the tabletmania glory today, did you? New pics have surfaced of Microsoft’s dual-screen Courier, and the book-like device seems to be dolled up a bit to compete directly against the iPad.
There are new details coming along with these pictures. It’s less than inch thick, weighs slightly more than a pound, and its two screens are about the size of a 5 x 7 photo. There’s supposedly a built-in camera. The best news? Its powerful NVIDIA Tegra 2 graphics processor will be driving a version of those [...]
SGN, one of the top game publishers on the iPhone, has given its chief executive title to No. 2 executive Randy Breen.
Founder Shervin Pishevar remains at the company as executive chairman at the company. Breen is a former Electronic Arts and LucasArts game veteran who joined the company in the middle of last year as chief operating officer.
SGN has made its name doing unique games for the iPhone that take advantage of its touchscreen and tilt controls. Among its hits are the flight combat games F.A.S.T. and Skies of Glory, both of which push 3-D graphics to the limit on the iPhone.
SGN started [...]
Apparently the largest ever hand-dug excavation in the world, this 1097 metre deep mine yielded over 3 tonnes of diamonds before being closed in 1914.
the amount of earth removed by workers is estimated to total 22.5 million tonnes.
Glory hole – Monticello dam
a glory hole is used when a dam is at full capacity and water needs to be drained from the resevoir.
This is the glory hole belonging to monticello dam in california and it ??s the largest in the world, its size enabling it to consume 14 ??400 cubic feet of water every second.
The hole can be seen at the top left of the photo above. [...]