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Articles tagged with: computer system

Gigabyte’s New Motherboard Features 240GB Integrated SSD

Just a week ago, we blogged about the Gigabyte motherboard with the integrated 20GB SSD. Glenn Barber spoke about how he thought it was cool to have 20GB of space on the motherboard so that users could easily reformat without re-installing the operating system each time.

I have to admit that even I thought that was a cool new feature at the time, until the Computex 2011 show when I heard that Gigabyte will also be releasing motherboards with 60GB, 120GB, and 240GB of *integrated on-board SSD, providing a max read/write of 140MB/s and 90MB/s, respectively.

Nvidia GTX 560 Hitting Stores Today

Nvidia is grinding gears, but in the best possible way, with continued use of its DirectX 11 GPU (graphics processing unit). The company is offering the perfect median between the current GeForce GTX 550 and the GTX 560 Ti. This time, without the Ti, the company is releasing the new GeForce GTX 560 and is touted to be a replacement for the current GTX 460 1GB.

The new GTX 560, released today, will have an identical number of CUDA cores, texture units, and ROPs, but will have an overclocked system, increasing performance. I am currently running an Nvidia GTX 470 in an Antec 1200 case.