Subject: Systems | August 20, 2004 - 01:14 AM | Alexander Munos
MODTHEBOX has put together part 1 of building your own HTPC. These systems have gained popularity over the past several years. Coming in smaller, more powerful sizes, a home theatre PC can really spice up that entertainment center.
The SFF (Small Form Factor) market has been revitalized with a surge of all-inclusive mini PC systems marketed by companies such as ACorp, AMS, Biostar, Hush Technologies, MSI, Shuttle, Soltek, and VIA.
Subject: Systems | July 29, 2004 - 02:50 PM | Alexander Munos
Doom 3. The very name can send chills up the spine of the most hardcore gamers. It is probably one of the most anticipated games of the day, but how well will it fare on your system? Can your box handle the Doom 3 experience or is an upgrade in order? id Software and HardOCP have teamed up to bring you up to speed on how your hardware (or similar configurations) will perform, and what upgrades you might be in need of. If you're getting into the Doom 3 craze, this is definitely worth a read.
Subject: Systems | July 28, 2004 - 01:43 AM | Alexander Munos
NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) has chosen SGI (Silicon Graphics Inc.) to build a new supercomputer based on Linux, and powered by 10,240 Intel Itanium 2 processors. This new beast will focus its attention on the areas of space exploration, global warming, and aerospace engineering.
Subject: Systems | July 26, 2004 - 02:14 AM | Alexander Munos
Scott "Damage" Wasson has put together another solid review as he takes a look at Shuttle's XPC SB81P. How does this box stack up to the rigorous testing of Damage Labs? Read on and find out!
Shuttle's designers, ever vigilant, apparently weren't daunted. They've redesigned the XPC from a clean sheet of paper. The result is Shuttle's new P-series chassis, the first incarnation of which is the XPC SB81P.
Subject: Systems | July 24, 2004 - 02:42 PM | Alexander Munos
The ability to listen to music throughout the house is an audio enthusiast's dream.
Subject: Systems | July 20, 2004 - 11:34 AM | Alexander Munos
The Inquirer is reporting that Alienware is branching out into larger markets and will be shooting for more than just an enthusiast circle.
FORMERLY SPECIALIST PC company Alienware said it is spreading its wings and will sell a number of ranges of machines aimed at the government, workstation, and small and medium markets.
Subject: Systems | July 19, 2004 - 01:28 PM | Alexander Munos
DesignTechnica has taken a look at the Gateway KAS-303 Home Theater System and likes what they have found (even snagged an Editor's Choice Award)! Check out the review and see for yourself.
Subject: Systems | July 14, 2004 - 10:04 PM | Alexander Munos
Have you ever wondered what hardware to buy for your new machine, what components are going to get you the best bang for the buck, or how to build the baddest box on the block? Ars Technica's System Guide is just the thing for you.