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Lenovo ThinkPad W700ds mobile workstation: New images and details

Lenovo ThinkPad W700ds mobile workstation: New images and details

When news of Lenovo's ThinkPad W700ds dual-display workstation broke last week we did wonder if the small photo was a fan mockup - the side display looked very much "tagged on".  Now new, larger official images have appeared, and it looks like that original picture was accurate.  Happily we also have a new price range, which is much less than what early tips suggested: Lenovo will be selling the W700ds from around $3,600.

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HP XW9400 Workstation packs 45nm ‘Shanghai’ CPU with water-cooling

HP XW9400 Workstation packs 45nm ‘Shanghai’ CPU with water-cooling

Not the best looking workstation out there but beneath the plain HP enclosure hides the new AMD Opteron’s ‘Shanghai’ Quad-core processors with HP first’s liquid cooling technology- a feature that needs no further introduction for PC enthusiast. Now you can get the high performance and well engineered HP professional workstation, water-cooled for much quieter without the heat performance.

AMD Shanghai Opterons tested: efficient, but lag behind in power

AMD Shanghai Opterons tested: efficient, but lag behind in power

AMD's new Opteron 'Shanghai' workstation processors are already being picked up by manufacturers, and there are plenty of boasts littering the spec sheets.  The Tech Report has had several Shanghai systems on their test bench, together with a few Intel Xeon rivals, to put the claims to the test; turns out, the 45nm chips are a significant improvement on the older, 65nm Opterons, but still lag behind Intel's processors in real-world performance.

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SlashGear HP xw4600 Workstation Giveaway

SlashGear HP xw4600 Workstation Giveaway

As little as five years ago, workstations were beyond the reach of general consumers. Now, not only is hardware more affordable but workstations have applications not just for work but for play. To stand a chance of winning an HP xw4600 Workstation with Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 processor, NVIDIA Quadro FX1700 512MB PCIe Graphics, 2GB DDR2 ECC RAM and Genuine Windows® Vista™ Business (64-bit), worth over $2,000, we want you to impress us with how you would creatively use the workstation.

Details on the giveaway after the cut

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HP XW6600 and XW4600 Workstations Review

HP XW6600 and XW4600 Workstations Review

Lately the SlashGear test bench has been playing home to a number of midrange workstations from HP. The 4600 and 6600 ranges from low end to mid-level quad processor workstations; while the purpose is serious, HP are trying to broaden the appeal with colorful custom graphics skins courtesy of skinit.com. But are these just My First Workstation or have HP got some potential hits on their hands?

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