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Archive for October 17th, 2021

E-tailer Newegg is on the road to Canada

As detailed in our forums earlier today, Newegg is en-route to Canada. Hardware Canucks have received word that opening will take place within a few months.

Windows 7 on track for early 2010, says Microsoft

Windows 7 developments are going smoothly and the OS is on track for an early 2010 launch, revealed Microsoft's Bill Veghte during a financial analyst meeting.

OCZ’s Core series SSD’s now up for pre-order

OCZ's Core series solid-state drives have been rather quietly added to Newegg for pre-order. Shipping on the 28th, you can reserve your very own drive here.

Google looking to acquire Digg before Microsoft

Google may soon purchase news aggregator Digg for $200 million, according to a blog post, which also notes that Microsoft may be looking to cash in, too.

HardOCP reviews Asus Maximus II Forumla

If the upcoming Rampage Extreme doesn't fit the bill, then chances are that the Maximus II Forumla does. The board's full review can be read over at HardOCP.

Corsair launch industry’s fastest DDR3 memory

As promised earlier in the month, Corsair has now announced immediate availability of its 2.133GHz Dominator DDR3 memory kit with timings of 9-9-9-24.

Another GeForce 9800 GT pictured, detailed

With the 8800 GT about to make a comeback, more pictures of the 9800 GT have surfaced ahead of launch. Unika's offering should cost just under $150.

Nvidia to release official PhysX driver next month

Nvidia's PhysX driver will be released on August 5th, according to TG Daily. All PhysX compatible games will now be supported by capable GeForce 8, 9 and GTX cards.

E3 to continue next year, despite criticism

Despite criticism from publishers and developers, the Entertainment Software Association has announced that the E3 summit will continue next year.

Nintendo to bring photo features to the Wii

Nintendo has announced that together with Fujifilm, users will soon be able to upload and print photos via the Internet. A photo-album feature is also in the works.

Zotac preparing 9600 GT with six video outputs

Zotac is preparing to launch a new 9600 GT which boasts six video outputs - two DVI, and a single D-Sub, TV-out, HDMI and DisplayPort connector.

Xbox 360’s new user interface pictured, detailed

The folks over at ZDNet have detailed the new user interface coming to the Xbox 360. Among the additions is PrimeTime - a gameshow themed virtual area.

AMD confirms fab spin-off, then corrects itself

AMD's Dirk Meyer was recently quoted in saying that the company will soon go fab-less. Newer reports indicate that Meyer was miss-quoted, though.

Intel move forward Bloomfield, X58 launch

According to DigiTimes, Intel will launch its Nehalem-based Bloomfield processors along with the X58 chipset in September, with availability in "early October."

Intel’s 3.33GHz E8600 arriving August 10th

Intel's 45nm dual-core E8600 is rumored to arrive on August 10th and retail at $266. This is the very same chip that currently holds the SuperPI 1MB record.

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