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Apple’s Huge Q4: $42.1 Billion In Revenue, $8.5 Billion In Profitview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Today after the bell, Apple reported its fiscal fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $42.1 billion, and earnings per share of $1.42. Analysts had expected Apple to report profit of $1.31 per share, on revenue for the period of $39.85 billion. During the fiscal quarter, Apple had net profit of $8.5 billion, up 13.3% from $7.5 Billion in the same quarter last year. (IT news)

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Sniper Elite 3 Benchmark with Quad R9 290x (Mantle vs DirectX)view story

http://forums.anandtech.com – This is my first hand experience with the new Sniper Elite 3 benchmark. I tested Multi-GPUs and also made a comparaison between Mantle and DirectX for single card. I have to say, I'm kind of disapointed that Sniper Elite 3 doesn't have CrossFire support with Mantle yet. (Hardware)

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Multiple problems with Sandisk SSD & Samsung SSD on Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 motherboardview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have an odd problem that I don't know how to fix. My PC consists of an Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 motherboard, to which three HDDs are attached: Port 1: WDC 2TB HDD Port 2: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB Port 4: SanDisk SDSSDH2256G (picture: 2014-10-19 12.31.09.jpg) When I turn on my PC for the first time of the day, and it tries to boot from the SanDisk SSD, the message I'm usually greeted with (Hardware)

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how come such Huge price drop on AMD Fx 6300 and Intel core i3view story

http://forums.anandtech.com – I so regret buying this stupid intel haswell mainboard combo. Wish I listened to others and bought an AMD, I would have had a 6 core FX that packs the performance of an i5 in things like unreal engine 4 and battlefield 4 etc What a huge regret intel was, I have a pentium G haswell and it makes no sense upgrading to i3 as it stinks compared to fx 6300 and i5. (Hardware)

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Intel nic recommendations??view story

http://hardforum.com – hi everyone I m currently looking for an upgrade of mb and cpu. I am leaning towards the msi z87 gaming ac itx but I heard numerous horror stories about the killer nic. so I am now looking for Intel nic solution.and here is my question 1. I am wondering the I217V nic from Asus z87 I deluxe is any different from I218V nic from the Asus z97I plus. 2. (Hardware)

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Anyone want to know how to increase download speeds?view story

http://forums.anandtech.com – I got pretty shitty internet and have taken hours to download one gig. So i searched online and found a program called Internet Download Manager and it helped increase my download speeds exponentially. This was the description of the program: Internet Download Manager (IDM) is a tool to increase download speeds by up to 5 times, resume and schedule downloads. (Hardware)

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NAS specs?view story

http://www.overclock.net –  "So I am building my own nas, not anything high performance, but just something for home..." (Hardware)

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MSI GTX 970 in SLI poor performanceview story

http://hardforum.com – I just got myself another GTX 970 for my main rig and now running it in SLI and I'm not getting double the performance in some games. Some games will run fine, but most games will only use half the GPU usage on both cards. I'm running an i7 5820k overclocked at 4.1Ghz with 32GB of DDR4 RAM and I don't believe my specs are bottlenecking the cards, so what am I doing wrong here? (Hardware)

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KDE Plasma 5.1.0 Has Been Released!view story

http://www.unixmen.com – KDE has officially released Plasma 5.1.0 featuring a wide variety of improvements, greater stability, better performance and new and improved features. According to the official announcement  over... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] (HowTos)

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Vitesse: Using LLVM To Speed Up Databasesview story

http://www.phoronix.com – Phoronix: Vitesse: Using LLVM To Speed Up Databases A new start-up is attempting to speed up PostgreSQL database performance by leveraging the LLVM compiler infrastructure... http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTgxNzI (HowTos)