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Sony VAIO L Series all-in-one wraps touch-bezel around multitouch screen

Sony VAIO L Series all-in-one wraps touch-bezel around multitouch screen

Sony's third VAIO launch of the day is the new VAIO L Series, all-in-one touchscreen desktops packing 24-inch Full HD displays and a new "edge access" system of touch-sensitive shortcuts integrated into the bezel. Packing a choice of Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M graphics and a 1920 x 1080 multitouch display, the L Series also hides a Blu-ray drive and both HDMI input and outputs.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti Coming in March, GTX 590 Later

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti Coming in March, GTX 590 Later

NVIDIA is getting ready to launch the GeForce GTX 550 Ti on March 15th. The video card is based off of the new GF116 chipset and is expected to be up to 35% faster than AMD Radeon’s HD 5770 in DirectX 11, and about 20% faster in DirectX 10. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti should perform just as fast as the GeForce GTX 460.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti unveiled: up to 46% faster than Radeon HD 6950

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti unveiled: up to 46% faster than Radeon HD 6950

NVIDIA is obviously particularly proud of its new GeForce GTX 560 Ti GPU - it suggests it "pwns the gamer's sweet spot" in the press release - and at first glance the Fermi-based video card does have plenty going for it. Eight tessellation engines, a total of 384 CUDA cores, DirectX 11 support and a 52.5 billion/sec texture fill rate add up to a card 33-percent faster than the GeForce GTX 460 and up to 65-percent faster than AMD's Radeon HD 6870.

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NVIDIA GeForce GT 500M series GPUs get official

NVIDIA GeForce GT 500M series GPUs get official

NVIDIA has outed its GeForce 500M series GPUs, the latest graphics chips to be found in high-end notebooks. Supporting NVIDIA's Optimus switching technology, the GT 540M GT 540M, GT 550M and GT 555M are targeted at performance users, with over four times the performance of integrated graphics and twice the DirectX 11 performance of rival GPUS, while mainstream users get the GeForce GT 520M and GT 525M.

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Lenovo IdeaPad V370, V470 and V570 push Sandy Bridge to the mainstream

Lenovo IdeaPad V370, V470 and V570 push Sandy Bridge to the mainstream

Mainstream and SOHO laptops generally aren't especially inspiring, but at least Lenovo has tried to differentiate the new V Series machines with slick aluminum casings and covers, and 21mm-thick chassis. The Lenovo IdeaPad V370, V470 and V570 hit the 13.3-, 14- and 15.6-inch screen sizes respectively (each running at 1366 x 768), paired with up to Intel Core i7 second-gen Sandy Bridge CPUs and up to 8GB of RAM.

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