It seems that XP's final service pack will hit Automatic Updates later today. This news follows a Microsoft spokesman claiming that the update will arrive "shortly".
Eee PC sales have fallen well short of Asus' expectations for the first half of this year. Some 1.7 million units were shipped - 300,000 short of the expected 2 million.
Sapphire's Toxic HD 4850 (as detailed earlier today) seems somewhat obsolete after news arises of PowerColor's new 2GB model. Plenty of pictures are available.
TomsHardware have already teased us with their Foxconn Renaissance and Nehalem details, although they've put the icing on the cake with some 2.93GHz benchmarks.
While details remain scarce, Sapphire is gearing up to launch the Toxic version of its HD 4850. A custom designed PCB and significant overclocks are included.
The latest news to roll-out from Chiphell comes in the form of numerous 2.66GHz Bloomfield benchmarks. 3DMark Vantage CPU and Super Pi 1MB are among the tests.
Hitachi has rolled-out another 1TB HDD, although this time they've managed to do so with only three platters. Dubbed the 7K1000.B, pricing details are unknown.
According to DigiTimes, Nvidia will add another "4-5" 55nm GPU's to its graphics-lineup by year's end, resulting in a 20% reduction in manufacturing costs.
Nvidia has detailed its first Intel chipsets to support Hybrid SLI. The MCP7A-U (GeForce 9400) and MCP7A-S (GeForce 9300) are expected to arrive in mid-August.
Following in OCZ's footsteps, Samsung is preparing a new 128GB SSD which sports 90MB read and 70MB write speeds. A TDP of 0.5W in "active" mode is also noted.
Corsair is preparing to launch some of the fastest DDR3 memory to hit retail. As HotHardware report, the kit boasts speeds of 2.133GHz and 9-9-9-24 timings.