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Archive for October 26th, 2020

NVIDIA Launches The SLI Marketplace

Press Release: NVIDIA today announced a revolutionary new shopping experience for gamers?the NVIDIA? SLI ? Marketplace. Located at www.slizone.com/marketplace, the NVIDIA SLI Marketplace will allow consumers in the United States to: Buy SLI-certified products, such as motherboards, graphics cards, power supplies, system memory, computer cases, and complete systems Sell SLI-components, via online eBay item listings Build your own SLI desktop PC from the ground up or upgrade your current system to an SLI-powered PC By consolidating more than 50 different destinations, including system builder sites, e-tail sites and eBay item listings, the NVIDIA SLI Marketplace is the premiere destination in the U.S. for every PC gamers’ hardware needs.



Sapphire pump up the X1950

Sapphire have announced an overclocked X1950 Pro to there lineup.




Intel asks VIA to stop making CPUs

Looks like Intel are in negotiations with VIA, but overall it looks a little brutal to say the least. GIANT CPU maker Intel is pressuring smaller rival Via Technologies to exit the CPU market, industry sources in Taiwan claim. In exchange, Intel will allow Via to continue making PC chipsets which use Intel’s patented technology, say the sources at PC mainboard manufacturers, who do not wish to be named. Intel and Via offices had not replied to a request for comment by the end of business hours in Taipei. The two companies typically will not comment on negotiations while they are in progress.



Hardware Review Roundup 23/11/06

Motherboards DFI LANParty 590 @ bit-tech – ASUS 680i Striker motherboard preview @ bit-tech Memory Super Talent 2GB PC2-8000 DDR2 Memory Kit Review @Virtual-Hideout Video ATI Catalyst 6.11 Performance Analysis @ TweakTown – HIS X1650 Pro IceQ Turbo @ HotHardware.Com – XFX GeForce 7900 GT 470M 256MB VIVO @ Modders-Inc Cooling Apack Zerotherm CF800 Socket 775 Heatsink @ Frostytech– Zalman Reserator 2 @ Guru3D Power Supplies Ultra Products X-Connect 2 550W Power Supply @ PC Apex – ATX Power Supply Units Roundup. Part V @ X-bit Labs – Zalman ZM600-HP Heatpipe Cooled Modular 600W @ Tweaknews Peripherals QNAP TS-101 9-in-1 NAS Server Station @ Bjorn3D – Speed Link Cyclon Webcam @ XSReviews – Altec Lansing FX5051 5.1 Speaker System @ XYZ Computing – Razer Barracuda AC-1 Gaming Sound Card @ Phoronix – Logitech MX Revolution Wireless Laser Mouse @ TheTechLounge – QPAD EC-R Mousepad @ Rbmods



Mushkin Announces New XP2-8500 5-5-4-12 Memory

Mushkin Enhanced announce the addition of the new XP2-8500 memory modules to its XP DDR2 lineup.




MSI Quad-Core Ready Motherboards Revealed

Micro-Star International revealed its quad-core ready motherboard series at the same time as Intel’s launch of its latest Core 2 Extreme QX6700 quad-core processor. The MSI quad-core ready motherboard base including the Intel 975X, P965, and G965 Express chipset, provides an extremely fast computing experience to enthusiasts from day one! The MSI "Quad-core Ready" motherboards let users who desire for quad-core computing build the system?tailored to there needs. Want to experience extreme multi-tasking? Choose MSI quad-core ready motherboards right now! MSI Quad-core Ready Motherboards List:– 975X Platinum PowerUp Edition– P965 Platinum– P965 Neo2– G965MDH– Q965MDO– P6N Diamond (NVIDIA 680i Chipset)– P6N SLI Platinum (NVIDIA 650i Chipset)



New bios for DFI Infinity 975X motherboard

DFI have released a new bios for the Infinity 975x motherboard that’s meant to improve overclocking performance. As i have this board i decided to check it for myself. old bios new bios On first glance it opens up all the memory timings that have sorely been lacking since its release, it’s a vast improvement over the old bios in this respect, and exactly what we’ve come to expect from DFI boards. You can grab the new bios here





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