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FPSLabs Interviews Robert Krakoff, aka RazerGuy

FPSLabs Interviews Robert Krakoff, aka RazerGuy

I recently got a chance to chat with the President of Razer, Robert Krakoff (aka RazerGuy) this week about some things the company is doing right now, including the release of some of their new products. He explains some of the challenges engineers had with designing the company’s first wireless mouse aimed at gamers, some of the upcoming product possibilities the company has, and how the company has become such a dominant force in gaming.

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Farewell Q6600 – Time to usher in a replacement

Farewell Q6600 - Time to usher in a replacement

We have known for some time that Intel’s Core 2 Quad Q6600 was approaching its End of Life. Today we have read reports confirming that the chip will cease to be sold come to the end of Q2 2009. The Q6600 is far and away the most successful quad-core processor of all time. Despite being released more than two years ago, the 2.4GHz processor based on Intel’s now-ancient Kentsfield core has remained the best selling processor on major online retailers like Newegg.com as recently as Christmas 2008.

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NVIDIA 9 series details

Unofficial NVIDIA 9 series roadmap includes upcoming parts from the GeForce 9800GX2 down to the 9500GS.

Nordic Hardware published a fairly complete roadmap for NVIDIA’s upcoming GeForce 9 series. The roadmap details cards from the ultra high-end GeForce 9800GX2, all the way down to the mainstream GeForce 9500GS. Some information is missing from the graphs, but most of the specifications given fall in line with what we have seen and heard from other sources, including NVIDIA representatives.

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