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Subject: Memory | November 17, 2006 - 01:22 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sunnyvale, CA-November 16, 2006-OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in
innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today
unveiled the premier memory overclocking accessory, the OCZ XTC Cooler. As
active cooling becomes increasingly important for today's high-speed memory
solutions, OCZ developed the XTC Cooler for effective heat management of
OCZ's proprietary XTC (Xtreme Thermal Convection) modules.
Subject: General Tech | November 16, 2006 - 12:52 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Tech Report has noticed that future Apples might just have AMD inside, now that they have switched to x86 architecture. It also ties in with some comments made by the head of AMD.
Ryan has also noticed something rather interesting about the new HD-DVD drive for the Xbox360.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 16, 2006 - 01:04 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Gamepyre reviews the latest from BioWare, Neverwinter Nights 2. To top off a brilliant sequel, it includes an editor to allow you to create your own scenarios and campaigns.
Subject: General Tech | November 16, 2006 - 12:50 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sure it's not 14 terabits asec, but it's not over fiber. Ars Technica reports on a company that managed 100Gb on exisiting 10 Gb cable already laid in the ground!
Subject: General Tech | November 15, 2006 - 04:57 PM | Ryan Shrout
Sony has said that it plans to ship 400,000 units to North America for the PS3's launch day, with between 1-1.2 million shipping by the end of calendar 2006.
Subject: Motherboards | November 15, 2006 - 04:53 PM | Ryan Shrout
It's also one the few boards that will allow you to run an SLi setup under Intel's Core 2 as a lot of older nForce 5xx based boards don't work with Core 2 and require a refresh as far as we know.
Subject: Graphics Cards | November 15, 2006 - 04:38 PM | Ryan Shrout
Man, would I LOVE to do this...taking a flight on one of these Zero G flights into the atmosphere!!
FLY with EVGA'S New NVIDIA 680i SLI Motherboard Contest
Want to Fly Like Superman?
EVGA has brought you products that make your computer fly for years, but now it's time to make our customers fly as well. EVGA has partnered with Zero G to bring our customers an amazing weightless experience. Imagine free falling 10,000 feet, without a parachute!
Subject: Graphics Cards | November 15, 2006 - 04:36 PM | Ryan Shrout
How about a free copy of Ghost Recon, City of Villians and Bet on Soldier? If you've been thinking about an AGEIA PhysX card it might be time to buy! You can find them in our pricing engine starting at $175!
AGEIA Technologies Launches 'Fall For PhysX' Game Bundle
Exclusive Program A Great Deal For Gamers Who Want To Test Drive PhysX Powered Games
Subject: Processors | November 15, 2006 - 04:32 PM | Ryan Shrout
Feeling the holiday blues? Frag the halls this season with the all-new World Cyber Games 2006 Holiday Clash, presented by the IntelÂ® Core™2 Extreme processor.
The WCG 2006 Holiday Clash celebrates the Intel Core 2 Extreme processor by setting up two ultimate holiday gaming tournaments. We're featuring 2 games and 2 identical sets of prizes.
Subject: General Tech | November 15, 2006 - 04:30 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — November 15, 2006 — Responding to the
growing market demand for PhysX powered games, AGEIA™ Technologies,
Inc., the pioneer in hardware-accelerated physics for games, today
introduced a limited-time 'Fall for PhysX' promotion program via key
Subject: General Tech | November 15, 2006 - 04:19 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
EVGA has brought you products that make your computer fly for years,
but now it's time to make our customers fly as well. EVGA has
partnered with Zero G to bring our customers an amazing weightless
experience. Imagine free falling 10,000 feet, without a parachute!
Zero G makes it possible by flying a plane to approximately 34,000
feet and then going into a nose dive for 10,000 feet before pulling
up. This rollercoaster effect will generate 25-30 seconds of
weightlessness on each drop.
Subject: Motherboards | November 14, 2006 - 05:27 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The newest board from the newly revived abit is the FATAL1TY AN9 32X. [H]ard|OCP recently reviewed their Core 2 Duo board, which gave some issues when installing an OS on a RAID. This new nVIDIA board had none of those problems, and in addition, it performed very well.
Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2006 - 02:43 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
We've all seen what the Zune looks like, and at least a bit about the hardware inside, but TECHGAGE is the first to review the software. If iTunes helped make the iPod a winner, the Zune interface could make or break Microsoft's player.
"With the Zune being launched shortly, there's no better time than now to take a quick stroll through its native software. It's pretty, but
has a lot of functionality as well."
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Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2006 - 01:53 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 14, 2006 — Intel Corporation today kicked off the computer industry's multi-core PC era by delivering four computing 'brains' inside a single microprocessor with the introduction of the Quad-Core IntelÂ® XeonÂ® 5300 and Intel Core™ 2 Extreme quad-core processor families. These products deliver immense speed and responsiveness for general purpose servers and workstations and for digital media creation, high-end gaming and other market segments that crave absolute performance.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 14, 2006 - 12:30 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Pro-clockers reviews the Scythe Kama-Meter MFD Panel. Allowing you to control up to 4 fans and your sound level as well as monitoring your temperatures, it also comes with a number of faceplates to help match it to any style case.
Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2006 - 12:12 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If the link to a news story at The Inquirer is correct you can thank just 10 people for all the \/|@GR/\ emails that greet you every morning. All of the cries that spam will kill email and trusted email signatures and the various other ways people have tried to design to combat the problem seem out of proportion. All we need to do is find these 10 people and their zombie hordes.
Subject: Processors | November 14, 2006 - 11:43 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2006 - 11:42 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
TAMPA, Fla. - NOVEMBER 14, 2006 - At the Supercomputing 2006
show today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) introduced the world's first dedicated
stream processor designed to meet the specific hardware demands of
high-performance computing (HPC) applications.
Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2006 - 11:41 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AMPA, Fla. - NOVEMBER 14, 2006 - To expand industry adoption of the AMD Torrenza initiative and an open-standards approach to innovation, AMD (NYSE:AMD) announced today at Supercomputing 2006 it will be the inaugural sponsor for OpenFPGA. OpenFPGA is a non-profit consortium focused on accelerating the adoption and incorporation of reconfigurable computing solutions in high-performance and enterprise computing.