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Archive for January 16th, 2021

Kinc reclaims 3DMark05 record: 35,368

Kinc has secured top spot in the 3Dmark05 Hall Of Fame with 35,368 points. Kinc clocked his trusty HD 2900 XT's at 1,000/980MHz and ran his QX6850 at 5409 MHz. Alongside his Dominator modules, which were operating at 900 MHz, 7-6-6-15, was an ASUS Blitz Extreme motherboard.

Nvidia announce cheaper Quadro FX boards

Back in March, Nvidia announced their Quadro FX 5600 and Quadro FX 4600 professional boards. Today, Nvidia has extended the family announcing their new mid-range and entry-level Quadro FX 1700, 570 and 370, along with the Quadro NVS 290. Nvidia's new boards sport memory speeds of 800MHz, capacities from 512-256MB and TDP's from 42W as low as 21W.

MSI release AM2+ support list: new nForce chipsets mentioned

MSI have released a list revealing their AM2+ compatible motherboard line-up - much like Asus did earlier in the month. MSI's new boards feature unannounced chipsets from Nvidia dubbed the nForce 780a, 750a and MCP78D. Two of MSI's new board features AMD's RD790 chip, also.

AMD’s Phenom logos revealed

AMD has revealed the logos for their highly awaited Phenom series. AMD’s Phenom processors will eventually consist of a BE line-up, a power conscious GE series, a higher-end GS and GP family, and finally an FX class.

Asus release their first nForce 680i LT board

Asus have released their first board featuring Nvidia's cut-down 680i chipset, the 680i LT. Asus's P5NT WS board supports Intel's upcoming Intel 45nm CPUs, as well as 1333MHz FSB CPU's. Alongside the DDR2 800/667/533 support, the board also boasts three PCI-Express x16 slots, one PCI-X slot, six SATA 3.0 Gbps ports and integrated 8ch audio.

Scythe unveil new Ninja Mini cooler

While apparently this cooler has been in the wild for a matter of weeks now (what?, i don't keep up with cooling), chances are the majority of readers haven't heard of it. Scythe's Ninja Mini has six copper heat pipes connecting its aluminum base to an array of aluminum fins. The Mini is 150mm high, weighs 580g, and its (optional) 80mm fan operates at 2300rpm.

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