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Subject: General Tech | May 25, 2006 - 11:45 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
ATLANTA, May 24, 2006 — Intel Corporation and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA) today are celebrating the opening of a new IntelÂ® Computer Clubhouse, a unique after-school learning center for youth ages 10 to 18. The clubhouse is located at the John H. Harland Club in the city's southwest area.
'Intel and the Boys and Girls Club's collective goal is to help open up the world of opportunities to the youth of southwest Atlanta through access to the latest technology and support of dedicated staff and mentors,' said Rosalind Hudnell, Intel director of diversity.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 25, 2006 - 11:44 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Calabasas, Calif., May 24, 2006 - Auravision, Inc., master licensor for Fatal1ty Brand Products, today announced a partnership with XFX (XFX), a worldwide leader in the manufacturer of NVIDIA based graphic cards. Under the agreement, Fatal1ty and XFX will collaborate on the design and technical specifications for a variety of graphics cards with a focus on the video gaming community.
"A graphics card is one of the most critical pieces of hardware that makes up a competitive gaming PC", says Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel. "XFX is the perfect partner to develop Fatal1ty bran
Subject: Motherboards | May 25, 2006 - 11:38 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
May 23, 2006
— Universal abit is proud to unveil its next generation
of Fatal1ty gaming motherboards. Tested and approved by fivefold professional
world champion Johnathan 'Fatal1ty' Wendel, the Fatal1ty AN9 32X
is Built to Kill!
Subject: Memory | May 24, 2006 - 06:36 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
EPP memory technology intrigued TECHGAGE enough to sit down with John Beekley, the VP of App Engineering and co-founder of Corsair. See what he can tell you about this new joint technology from nVIDIA and Corsair.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 24, 2006 - 04:55 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
They are certainly not cheap, but the Enermax Aurora and Crystal keyboards are very stylish. When you go all out on an aluminium case, shouldn't you get a matching keyboard? Drop by 3dGameMan for the full story.
Subject: General Tech | May 24, 2006 - 04:33 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 24, 2006 — Intel Capital, the venture capital investment arm of Intel Corporation, has embarked on a bolder, more proactive strategy designed to enhance innovation worldwide by helping its portfolio companies to be more successful through larger investment stakes and more active collaboration.
Recognizing the importance of technology centers outside the United States, Intel Capital over the past year announced the formation of a series of geographic investment funds in India (US $250 million) , China (US $200 million), the Middle East and Turkey (US $5
Subject: General Tech | May 24, 2006 - 01:47 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
DRM might be holding back a lot of the online music providers, but not necessarily for the reason that first comes to mind. Ars Technica looks at the question of using DRM that makes the music unplayable on an iPod. Since 3 of every 4 MP3 players is an iPod, that can have a big impact.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 24, 2006 - 01:11 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
G-gnome, a member at bit-tech, has assembled an amazing case mod that you have to check out. He has described almost all of the steps he has taken to build this case, and he seems to be having a blast doing it.
Subject: General Tech | May 24, 2006 - 12:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AnandTech is at the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference, listening to what is coming up in the world of Windows. See what the second half of 2006 has in store.
Subject: Motherboards | May 23, 2006 - 04:17 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Bjorn3D takes a look at the nVIDIA nForce MCP 590 series. With 4 different takes on these AM-2 boards, there should be something to interest everyone.
"The NVIDIA nForceÂ® 500 family of MCPs support dual-core AMDÂ® Socket AM2 processors and are available
in four different versions:
NVIDIA nForceÂ® 590 SLI MCP for hard-core, do it yourselfer (DIY) enthusiasts
NVIDIA nForceÂ® 570 SLI MCP for the performance, dual GPU segment
Subject: General Tech | May 23, 2006 - 02:40 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
BANGALORE, India, May 23, 2006 — Paul Otellini,
in his first visit to India as president and chief executive officer of
Intel Corporation, today described the pivotal role India plays in
Intel's World Ahead
Program, which seeks to accelerate access to uncompromised technology
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 23, 2006 - 02:38 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 23, 2006 — Intel today disclosed record breaking1
results on 20 key dual-processor (DP) server and workstation
Subject: General Tech | May 23, 2006 - 02:10 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Red & Blackness Mods looks at a $30 registry cleaner called Uniblue Registry Booster. Find out if it does it's job, and how it stacks up to the competition.
Subject: Motherboards | May 23, 2006 - 12:02 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Taipei, Taiwan, 23 May 2006 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced top-to-bottom chipset solutions supporting the transition to socket AM2 by AMD (NYSE: AMD).
To accommodate the latest platform features and rising system bandwidth requirements, AMD's transition to socket AM2 will enable a new wave of innovation on AMD64 based systems featuring AMD Virtualization and high-performance DDR2 memory.
Subject: Memory | May 23, 2006 - 12:00 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Fremont, CA (May 23, 2006) —CorsairÂ® Memory, the worldwide leader in design and manufacture of high performance memory, today unveiled the world's first DDR2-800 2GB kit rated at true low latency of CL3. The latest addition to the award-winning XMS™ family of products, TWIN2X2048-6400C3 delivers unparalleled memory performance at 800MHz and supports the industry's lowest latencies of 3-4-3-9 in this speed grade.
Subject: Motherboards | May 23, 2006 - 11:55 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
MARKHAM, CANADA - May 23, 2006 - ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY,
NASDAQ:ATYT) is bringing its technology leadership to a new generation of
AMD PC users with the introduction of the CrossFireT Xpress 3200 chipset and
the ATI RadeonR Xpress 1100 series of chipsets, all compatible with socket
AM2. The CrossFire Xpress 3200 is the top-performing enthusiast chipset
available today and the Radeon Xpress 1100 prepares users for Windows VistaT
with ATI's fastest integrated graphics ever.
Subject: Memory | May 23, 2006 - 11:53 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sunnyvale, CAâ€”May 22, 2006â€”OCZ
Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high
performance and high reliability memory, is pleased to announce the
design and development of a unique line SLI™-Ready memory modules with
Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP), which will provide today's
enthusiasts with memory solutions that exceed the performance
capabilities of all other previous offerings.
Subject: Memory | May 23, 2006 - 11:42 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Kingston Technology to Support AMD Athlon(TM) 64 product family for Socket
AM2 Platforms with New DDR2 800 MHz ValueRAM Modules
Fountain Valley, CA (May 23, 2006), KingstonÂ® Technology Company, Inc.,
the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release
of DDR2 800-MHz (PC2-6400) ValueRAMÂ® memory modules to support select socket
AM2 desktop processors.
Subject: Processors | May 23, 2006 - 02:13 AM | Ryan Shrout
I have just finished up my review of the Athlon 64 FX-62 processor, the first CPU to offer the AM2 processor socket and DDR2 memory for the AMD platform.
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The performance delta between the AM2 and S939 parts of matching frequency and cache sizes is nearly indistinguishable in my testing. The move from DDR to DDR2 memory speeds was never going to bring massive of amounts of