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Archive for January 16th, 2021

SuperTalent, G.Skill unveil new DDR3 modules

Memory manufacturers SuperTalent and G.Skill today announced some new DDR3 modules. G.Skill's latest memory guarantees speeds up to 1600MHz (PC3-12800) and timings of 7-7-7-18. Available in 2x 1GB modules, the kits are available with a lifetime warranty.

Google logo tastelessly hacked…

Search giant Google often alter their logo to coincide with issues and events taking place in the world - although someone has taken it too far... On September 11, the Google logo was hacked and a new logo appeared showing the twin towers, followed by pictures of Osama with the words "Ther is mor to cum amerika."

AMD reclaim some lost ground last quarter

Market research firm iSuppli have revealed the quarter two sales figures for the processor market. As DigiTimes reports, AMD's market share rose 2.5 points giving them a 13.4% portion of the market. Despite the improvement, AMD is still three percent lower than this time last year. Meanwhile, Intel have suffered a 2% decrease in sales, although they're still maintaining a 78.8% market share.

Pre-order the ‘Orange Box’ and test Team Fortress 2

Sometimes referred to as the "deal of the century," Valve's Orange Box deal includes Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One/Two, Team Fortress 2, and Portal. Apparently, users who pre-order the package will be able to test the Beta of Team Fortress 2 on September 17 - just over three weeks before the game's debut on October 9.

Linux driver 8.41.7 from AMD released

Earlier this month, AMD promised to “deliver the most significant enhancements for ATI Radeon graphics ever for Linux.” Their promise has now been delivered in the form of driver 8.41.7, which can be found here for Linux. While older generation cards are listed, AMD recommends that if you have a X19x0 or lower, using the drivers may “result in stability issues.”

Guitar Hero III headed for PC and Mac

All you hard rockers out there who are feeling a bit left out playing your old PS2, hope is in sight. One of the PS2's best titles, Guitar Hero, will arrive on PC and Mac shortly. According to Chance Copeland, associate producer for Aspyr Media, the company behind the development - Guitar Hero III will feature online gameplay, over 70 tracks and will ship with a new USB guitar.

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