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Archive for January 16th, 2021

Auzentech X-Fi Prelude previews ahoy

VR-Zone and XSReviews have published previews of the highly anticipated Auzentech X-Fi Prelude, which uses the same "X-FI" chip found in Creative's popular line-up. While Auzentech's version looks a bit meaner than the existing X'Fi's, it could soon be outdated as Creative roll out the PCIe versions.

Logitech MX5500 keyboard mouse combo leaked

Some details have appeared online regarding Logitech's MX5500 package which includes their MX Revolution rodent. Based around the MS5000, the new keyboard revolves around a built-in LCD that displays and controls music, messages, and even the calculator.

“Linux” banned in Xbox Live mottos

A member of the Titan Onslaught forum has posted a picture of what happens when you try to include the word “Linux” in your Xbox Live motto. Apparently an error will spring up telling you that “Your motto contains inappropriate language. Please try again.” This should stir the Linux community…

Dell launch their fastest notebook: X7900 CPU

Dell have pulled the wraps off their fastest notebook, the Precision M6300, aimed at anyone who can sit near a power point all day! Dell managed to include a 2.8GHz X7900 processor, a Quadro FX1600M GPU, 802.11n Wi-Fi support, along with a 17" WXGA+ screen and an optional SSD.

Palit unveil first motherboards

Known for their graphics cards, Palit have unveiled their first motherboards. The new line-up consists of three Intel, and two AMD boards featuring chipsets including the Intel P35, 945GC and Nvidia MCP68S. Don't be surprised if Gainward follow in Palit's footsteps in the coming weeks...

AMD’s Barcelona prices revealed

AMD have released the preliminary price list for their long awaited Barcelona based Opteron series. The nine models scheduled for launch this month feature speeds ranging from 1.7 - 2.0GHz. TDP's are 95W, while models with the 'HE' suffix consume 68W.

GeForce 8 cards coming to AGP?

While the vast majority of these AGP rumors crash land, this one has been a closely followed possibility ever since the 8-series launch. According to DigiTimes, Nvidia is developing a new bridge chip to convert their 8400 and 8600, as well as future G92 and G98 products to AGP.

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