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Subject: General Tech | May 26, 2006 - 06:16 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Please join me in welcoming Monarch Computers as a sponsor to PC Perspective. He brings with him amazing daily deals and specials from Monarch Computer Systems, and you can find out about them before anyone else just by keeping an eye on the thread.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 26, 2006 - 06:16 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
[H]ard|OCP likes the idea of the idea of buying GeForce 7900's that come overclocked from the manufacturer. Of course, as many have discovered, this means there is an abnormal amount of casualties, as some manufacturers may have pushed the cards too far. Join them as they examine how the various companies have dealt with the issues that arise from the 7900 series.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 26, 2006 - 03:57 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
A member of PC Apex has designed a case mod themed on an Inquisitor from the tabletop game Warhammer 40K. Everything, right down to the Seal of Purity is included, so get over there and look at it, or else you are a spawn of Chaos.
"This mod is based on the Inquisitor characters in the warhammer 40000 universe. For those who have no
idea what I'm talking about, it's a table top miniatures wargame from a british company called Games
Subject: Processors | May 26, 2006 - 01:46 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Check out the A64 FX-62 and the X2 5000+ at PC Stats. They are impressed by the performance, calling the FX-62 the fastest processor they ever tested.
Subject: General Tech | May 26, 2006 - 12:59 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Vista news is becoming much like a Soap Opera, with new characters and devious plots introduced almost weekly, and a story line that could drag on for years. So switch your channels to XYZ computing, and check out what's new on Linux.
Subject: General Tech | May 26, 2006 - 12:02 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
[H]ard|OCP sits down with Ken Rolston, a designer at Bethesda who has lead the past 2 Elder Scrolls installments. Learn about the design of the game, and what a designer does in his spare time.
Subject: Motherboards | May 25, 2006 - 03:39 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
ExtremeTech spills the beans on ATI and nVIDIA's newest series, the CrossFire Xpress 3200, and the nForce 500. ATI has extended their existing 3200 series, while nVIDIA has changed almost everything.
Don't forget to read Ryan's sneak peek, there is a lot of info on these 2 chipsets to learn.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 25, 2006 - 03:22 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Mushkin isn't just memory anymore, with the release of their Enhanced 650 W power supply. It has the proper ATX 2. 0 standard setup, plus some extras, like an optional ground wire. TweakTown is ready to tell you all about it.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 25, 2006 - 12:58 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Tech Report will fill you in on nVIDIA's 7900 series, from GT to GTX, and from 4 manufacturers, BFG, XFX, ASUS and BioStar. Check out the comparitive benchmarks, and other qualities like availability and price.
Subject: General Tech | May 25, 2006 - 12:40 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Think Computers reviews the StealthSurfer II Privacy Stick, a USB stick that comes in four sizes, all loaded with Thunderbird, Firefox, RoboForm and Anonymizer.
It should be enough to protect you form whatever spyware or malware migth be on a public computer.
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.