With the 9800 GTX+ knocking on the door, it seems that AMD is preparing to launch a wave of overclocked HD 4850's to counter the green-team's assault.
Nvidia has released a set of drivers which are not, surprisingly, for its GTX 260 and 280. Despite the lack of major changes, Forceware 175.19 fixes various minor bugs.
Nearly a week after the HD 4850's NDA was lifted, AMD has officially launched the Radeon HD 4870. Below you can find all the reviews published at the time of writing.
Expreview seems to have done the hard yards to bring us the first full HD 4870 review. The HD 4870 seems to have a slight edge over the GTX 260, though nothing's set in stone.
According to lead programmer Chris Kline, Bioshock "should?ve failed". He then elaborated that it did in fact fail over the course of time. There's confidence for you!
Force3D, the AMD derivative of Inno3D, has jumped the gun on launching its HD 4870. A core speed of 750 MHz, along with GDDR5 memory clocked at 900MHz is on the agenda.
Following its record breaking launch, Firefox 3.0 has now surpassed 17.3 million downloads. This figure is slightly more than double the browser's launch day downloads.
Sony recently informed investors that the company has lost 3.32 billion primarily because of the PS3. This comes as a result of selling the console remarkably cheaper than its manufacturing price.
Despite AMD and Nvidia's tendency to alter things at the last minute, word has it that the GTX 260 will launch the same day as the HD 4870 (June 25th).
As promised earlier in the month, TweakTown has now published their full review of the Eee PC 1000. They also couldn't resist having a close look inside.
Just in case the thought crossed your mind, it seems that mixing past generation HD 3800-series cards with the newer HD 4850 and 4870 will simply not work, despite previous claims.
Aussie overclocker "youngpro" has set the world record for the highest FSB speed ever recorded. Using a Biostar TPower I45, featuring Intel's P45 chipset, he hit 724MHz.
Dell has moved back the cut-off date for XP systems to June 26th. After this date, users will have to buy a Vista machine and "downgrade" to XP.
During NVISION 08, Nvidia is planning on breaking the world record for the longest running Lan party. 36 hours is the current record.