Corsair Augments Flash Readout USB Product Family with 4GB and 8GB Capacities

Subject: Storage | January 17, 2007 - 12:48 PM |
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Fremont, CA (January 17, 2007) — Corsair®,

CES 2007 - Part 7

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 17, 2007 - 12:45 PM |
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OCIA has gathered every picture they have of CES 2007 into a multi-page tour.  Covering not only the new gear unveiled, but booths and a tour of Las Vegas.  This not your average travel slide show.

Source: OCIA

The news from Intel

Subject: General Tech | January 17, 2007 - 12:33 PM |
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Ars Technica has gathered news of Intel into an article you can find here.  AMDs profit was hit by the price wars of 2006, and Intel did not get off any easier.  On a more positive note, there were samples of the 45nm cores and new of some sell offs.

Source: Ars Technica

Intel 45nm Process Running Ahead of Schedule

Subject: Processors | January 16, 2007 - 08:52 PM |
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We got the news during CES that the 45nm shrink of Core 2 Duo, code named Penryn, was already up and running, and booting Windows XP on its first revision of silicon.  Well tonight I have news that the Penryn processors have in fact been able to boot Windows Vista, Linux and Apple Max OS-X as well!  Getting a brand new processor spin on a brand new process technology (first 45nm from Intel) running this stable so early paints a good picture on Intel's future into 2007 as Intel is probably going to b

Get behind the wheel

Subject: General Tech | January 16, 2007 - 05:24 PM |
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The Microsoft Wireless Racing Wheel for the XBox360 is definitely aimed at enthusiasts.  The wheel itself, and the foot pedals that come with it are scaled to almost life-size, so you don't end up feeling like you are driving a mini-kart when racing in Project Gotham or other hit titles, and the paddle shifters and normal Xbox buttons are within easy reach.  Of course, the $150 price tag may limit the number of interested parties.  [H]ard|OCP has the full review if you are interested in putting the peda

Source: [H]ard|OCP

Dell/Futuremark performance competition!

Subject: General Tech | January 16, 2007 - 04:03 PM |
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The spoils go to the fastest.  In this case, be a US resident, and get the best 3DMark06 score with Futuremark approved drivers and win a Dell 30" Ultrasharp widescreen flat panel monitor.  Follow this link for all the details.

Source: Dell

A pair of cases from Thermaltake

Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 16, 2007 - 03:24 PM |
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X-bit Labs does a Thermaltake two-fer.  Under examination are the Armor Jr., is a slightly scaled down Armor and the Aguila, a new design.  The Armor is made of steel, which adds to the weight and stability, but gone are the detachable cages and modular front panel.  The Aguila design incorporates interesting styling as extra ventilation.  Both are worthy homes for good systems, so drop by and check them out.

Source: X-Bit Labs

Quad SLI from Gigabyte and ASUS

Subject: Motherboards | January 16, 2007 - 01:07 PM |
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Gigabyte United, which is a joint venture from Gigabyte and ASUS, have announced the GA-N680SLI-DQ6, a board that natively supports Quad SLI and Core 2 Quad-Core processors.  There isn't  a lot of information, but you can glean a little more from this Gigabyte press release.

Source: Digitimes

CES 2007 - Part 6

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 16, 2007 - 12:33 PM |
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PC Stats has gathered all of their scoops and observations from CES 2007 under this link.  From OCZ to Bluetooth keyboards, they saw it all and are sharing their pictures.  Go check it out.

Source: PCStats

The Venice Project gets a new name Joost in time

Subject: General Tech | January 16, 2007 - 12:21 PM |
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KaZaA and Skype co-founders have some together to provide free TV content to the masses.  The only catch is that there will be commercials, which are quite familiar to most people who watch TV in the first place.  The Tech Report has more on Joost and it's competitors on their front page.

OCZ Technology Announces the New 1000W ProXStream Power Supply for Enthusiasts

Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 16, 2007 - 12:05 PM |
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Sunnyvale, CA-January 15, 2007-OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in
innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and power
supplies, today announced the launch of the ProXStream power supply series,
a new high performance PSU that was first showcased at the recent 2007
Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. OCZ engineered the
ProXStream to provide ample power to even the most demanding high-end
systems.

CES 2007 - Part 5

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 15, 2007 - 04:24 PM |
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TECHGAGE stopped by ASUS' booth and were impressed by the variety of new products they're introducing.  Drop by and see what is lined up for 2007.

"ASUS had a great showing at this years CES, so we've compiled our 7 favorite products and deliver them to you.

Included is the XG Station, W5Fe Sideshow laptop, P535 phone and Commando motherboard."

Here are some more Shows and Expos articles from around the web:

Source: TECHGAGE

The first year of the UMPC

Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 15, 2007 - 03:58 PM |
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Just about a year ago, VIA Arena looked at the first ultra mobile PC at E3 2006.  Now, with multiple providers offering UMPCs, extended battery life and support for XP tablet edition and WiFi, these little guys are really coming into their own.

Source: VIA Arena

Intel, Eros Take On-Demand 'Bollywood' Entertainment Worldwide

Subject: General Tech | January 15, 2007 - 03:48 PM |
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LONDON and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 15, 2007 — Accelerating the availability of on-demand, broadband- delivered entertainment to PCs connected to TVs, Intel Corporation and Eros International, today announced the debut of Eros' premium Bollywood service on Intel® Viiv™ technology-based PCs. Eros International is a London AIM-listed leading studio and distribution house within the Indian film industry known as "Bollywood."

While Ryan is at CES, the forums are still here

Subject: General Tech | January 12, 2007 - 04:59 PM |
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A member recently moved to the country, and was forced to use dial-up ...

Self contained watercooling device

Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 12, 2007 - 04:01 PM |
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The VIZO Igloo allows you to jump into watercooling your CPU, with no muss or fuss.  As is normal with self-contained devices, you can't really expect performance on the level of a fully designed solution, but even with that in mind Bjorn3D felt there should be more from the Igloo.

Source: Bjorn3D

Gothic 3 traumatizes reviewer

Subject: General Tech | January 12, 2007 - 01:44 PM |
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Gothic 3 sounded like an incredible game.  It was to be a lot like Oblivion, but with a world you could influence in a much larger way than in the Elder Scrolls.  It also seems to have driven one reviewer in grief counseling from the appearance of certain problems when trying to play, and the crushing disappointment of not being able to play.  Read the full article at Gamehelper to see what happened.

Source: Gamehelper

Closer to the 4x4

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 12, 2007 - 12:10 PM |
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HotHardware got a sneak peek and some pictures of the monstrous Radeon X1950 Pro Dual card, combining 2 GPUS and a total of 1GB of RAM in SLI, on one card.  With one, you will have good graphics, and Sapphire is working on getting a pair to work together, giving you one half of AMD's upcoming 4x4 systems.

Source: HotHardware

Going shopping for graphics company

Subject: General Tech | January 12, 2007 - 11:56 AM |
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The Inquirer has discovered the 3 main reasons that AMD bought ATI.  The reasons the AMD VP mentioned give credit to an earlier story, which mentions that AMD was looking at buying either nVidia or ATI in 2005.  The Core 2 Duo and significant price drops in processors have hurt AMD this year, lets hope that "Fusion" can wow people in 2008.

Source: The Inquirer

AMD Updates Fourth Quarter Outlook

Subject: General Tech | January 12, 2007 - 11:41 AM |
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SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Jan. 11, 2007 — AMD (NYSE:AMD) today
announced revenue, excluding ATI-related segments, for the fourth quarter ended
December 31, 2006
is expected to increase approximately three percent from the
$1.33 billion reported in the third quarter of 2006.

Source: AMD