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Archive for October 24th, 2021

OCZ offering DDR3 memory aimed at laptops

OCZ is expanding its DDR3 memory lineup beyond desktops, by announcing PC3-8500 and PC3-10666 SODIMM modules aimed towards high-end laptops.

New GPU Clock Tool available from AMD

An updated version of AMD’s GPU Clock Tool is now available for download. Version 0.9.8 adds support for AMD’s RV770 based graphics cards.

Larrabee to feature Pentium based technology

Intel's Pat Gelsinger has revealed that the company's upcoming graphics chip, Larrabee, will be based on the P54C architecture seen in the original Pentium...

Vista market share almost triples in one year

Having been on the market for almost 18 months now, Windows Vista's market share has jumped up a staggering 297% in the past 12 months.

Diablo 3 for consoles is “theoretically possible”

Blizzard's Rob Pardo has told Eurogamer that although a console version of Diablo 3 isn't planned, it is something that's "theoretically possible".

Foxconn’s X58 Renaissance and Nehalem detailed

Following the first benchmarks, Toms Hardare have taken an in-depth look at Intel's Nehalem architecture, as well as Foxconn's Renaissance X58 motherboard.

Microsoft may buy Yahoo after board change

Steve Ballmer has revealed that Microsoft doesn't trust Yahoo's existing board, and that a merger may be discussed again if a new board gets elected.

Pioneer develop new 400GB optical media

Pioneer has developed an optical disc capable of storing 400GB of data. Consisting of 16 25GB layers, the tech is backwards-compatible with the Blu-ray.

PlayStation 3 firmware 2.41 arriving “midweek”

After pulling PS3 firmware 2.40 off its servers earlier in the month, Sony has announced that version 2.41 will arrive "midweek". Hopefully this one's here to stay!

Gigabyte preparing 8.9″ touch screen notebook

Gigabyte has a touch screen 8.9-inch notebook up its sleeve, which looks to be embarking on Eee PC 1000 territory. Thankfully, Gigabyte has supplied plenty of pics.

XP SP3 coming to Automatic Updates “shortly”

Despite having been released to the public in late April, a Microsoft spokesman has claimed that XP's third service pack will hit Automatic Updates "shortly".

Diamond’s HD 4870 XOC Black Edition pictured

Following initial talks of Diamond's HD 4870 XOC Black Edition with the unlocked BIOS, the first pretty picture has emerged for you all to drool over.

Scythe launch new and improved Ninja 2 cooler

Scythe has introduced its new Ninja 2 CPU cooler. Although nothing much appears to have changed, Scythe claims a 15% performance improvement under load.

Entry-level E5200 Wolfdale detailed, hits 4GHz

If a thread in the Coolaler forums is anything to go by, the entry-level 45nm chips aren’t far away. The 2.5GHz E5200 is the first to be detailed, and overclocked.

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