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Nissan GT-R, the Alpha and Omega of Street Racers by AMS…

Performance machines often sacrifice many things in the name of speed; comfort is usually the first thing to go out the window. The AMS tuned Nissan GT-R Alpha is a different beast though, this is a daily driver with 2000 bhp. Able to set track records and then drive you home in comfort.

AMS has recently gone on a record setting rampage, taking their test bed Alpha Omega GT-R to the track for some high speed fun. The world’s fastest high volume performance car is also the world’s cheapest supercar, the supercar for the rest of us.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video equivalent to liquid speed, the black lightning bolt dishing out exhilaration one high speed run at a time. Included are three handpicked videos that demonstrate the incredible machine that is a tuned Nissan GTR. Sit back, relax and let the speed grins begin.

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They Still Call Me Trinity, AMD Trinity for the Desktop…

AMD’s latest generation, highly integrated Trinity processor for the desktop has been released to the public. No longer is Trinity a mobile only chip. Six new processors have been made available, ranging in price from $122 for the A10-5800K, all the way down to $53 USD for the A4-5300. The top of the line A10-5800k integrates 4 of AMD’s latest Piledriver CPU cores alongside a fast ATI graphics core to produce the most practical integrated graphics solution to date.

AMD is taking aim squarely at Intel’s Core i5 processors with the release of Trinity for the desktop. The weak integrated graphics performance of Intel’s latest Ivy Bridge processors makes the Intel budget chips an easy target.

Along with the new Trinity chips comes a brand new socket, Socket FM2. The FM2 socket appears to be almost identical to the previous FM1 socket, but with an altered pin pattern the new socket isn’t backwards compatible. Neither will the new Trinity chips fit into older FM1 motherboard. Time for a new motherboard, socket FM2 here we go.

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