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Submission + - AMD introduces new opterons (

Lonewolf666 writes: According to SemiAccurate (, AMD is introducing new opterons that are essentially "Opteron-ized versions of Vishera". TDPs are lower than in their desktop products, and some of these chips may be interesting for people who want a cool and quiet PC.
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Submission + - Sony ordered to pay refunds over "other OS" affair ( 3

Lonewolf666 writes: The law firm Meiselman, Denlea, Packman, Carton & Eberz P.C. claims a legal success against Sony in a class action lawsuit concerning the "Other OS" feature.
According to the news on their homepage, Sony failed to defend it's intentions in court and now has to pay a refund to every PS3 owner, who bought his PS3 before March 27, 2010. The sum is 50% of the price when purchased.

Thanks to Evulsdrakab from the forum for bringing this to my attention

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