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Archive for June 13th, 2021

NVIDIA Quad-SLI vs. ATI Crossfire

techPowerUp! have taken a look at Quad SLI and compared it to X1900 XT CrossFire. Overall Quad SLI looks to be very disappointing indeed, at least at launch. CrossFire or just plain ol’ SLI are much better options at this early stage. I’d give Quad SLI another two months to mature before i pass judgement, but even so, why launch it now in such a disastrous state? Anyhow, read the review to find out the details.? Snip: At this year’s CeBIT the most controversial and most debated new hardware was NVIDIA’s Quad-SLI, which was awarded "best product of CES" earlier this year. We had the chance to put two identical retail 7900 GX2 QuadSLI and X1900 XTX CrossFire systems right next to each other and evaluate them. One of the surprises was that often one 7900GX2 alone performed better than the Quad SLI pair at low resolutions. Full review @ techPowerUp!

OCZ Platinum PC4000EB 2x1024mb kit @ EclipseOC

Snip: We get a chance to look at one of OCZ’s top performance 2x1gb ddr1 kits, the Platinum 4000EB. OCZ has left a good impression on us, these modules do not change this: Good performance for a good price is always a winning combination. Full review @ EclipseOC

Razer Copperhead laser mouse @ CyberwizardPit

Snip: Manufacturer of gaming equipment Razer has been the market for quite some time now, and has grown to become one of the world’s best-known pro gaming peripheral manufacturers. Arguably best known for their mice, one of their finest yet was the Razer Diamondback released quite some time ago. Today, CYberwizardpit.Net brings the sequel to the highly-acclaimed Diamondback; the new Razer Copperhead. Will it sink or swim in today’s competitive world of professional mice? This review attempts to do just that, and puts the Copperhead to the test. Full review @ CyberwizardPit

AMD to cut prices of single core chips

It seems AMD are to cut the prices of some of there mid-range single core chips ranging from the Sempron 2800+ to the A64 3500+? The price cuts are most likely due to the imminent release of socket AM2 chips, of which prices can be found here

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