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Archive for October 15th, 2021

NZXT unveil Avatar high performing gaming mouse

NZXT, a company built on realizing the dreams of gamers worldwide, is proud to announce the sleek, ambidextrous and ergonomic Avatar high performance mouse.

There’s still life after Diablo 3, confirms Blizzard

Blizzard has today promised that Diablo 3 won't be the last installment in the series. "It?s not just 'Diablo III' ? we?ve got plans beyond" said lead designer Jay Wilson.

Intel’s quad-core 2.33GHz Q8200 will retail at $224

Intel's Q8200 won't replace the Q6600 in being the cheapest quad-core part available from the blue team. As detailed here, the former will cost $224 compared to $193.

Anger mounts over Gmail downtime last Monday

Google's Gmail experienced several hours downtime on Monday, and the anger is mounting over the event. Google explained in a blog that it's reviewing procedures.

51 GPU folding rig detailed, pictured in pretty pixels

A member of the overclock.net forums has posted pictures of his acclaimed "Folding Farm", which consists of 51 GPU's, along with 13 MSI P6N Diamond motherboards.

AMD exercise price drops on three Phenom chips

AMD has slashed the price of its Phenom X3 8450 from $125 to $104, while the X4 9550 and the 9850 BE have dropped from $175 to $154 and $205 to $194, respectively.

Nvidia blame poor GPU sales, low prices for poor Q2

Nvidia's CEO Jen-Hsun Huang indicated during a financial earnings call that a 20% reduction in GPU shipments were to blame for the company's poor quarter two results.

Another Blue Screen of Death haunts the Olympics

It seems that the Blue Screen of Death reported yesterday during the Olympic opening ceremony wasn't alone, as a second BSoD struck the National Stadium.

Intel’s cheapest CPU is a dark horse – E1200 tested

The gang over at UpgraderGuides have compared Intel's cheapest processor available, the 1.6GHz Celeron E1200, to a Pentium D 940 and a Core 2 Duo E6400.

Developers enable DVD support on Nintendo’s Wii

In light of growing user demand, a team of coders have finally given the Wii DVD functionality, although it's not as practical as one would have hoped.

LanParty JR P45-T2RS in stock at MotherboardPro

DFI's LanParty JR P45-T2RS DDR2 CrossFire motherboard - which as the name suggests, features Intel's P45 chipset - is now in stock at MotherboardPro for $185.

PowerColor’s HD 4870 PCS suffers from instability

Expreview have discovered that PowerColor's robust HD 4870 PCS has a BIOS glitch which limits the board's fan speed, causing overheating and instability.

Crysis Warhead dated in North America, Europe

Crytek has announced that Crysis Warhead will hit retail on September 16th in North America and September 12th in Europe. Mark your calendars, folks!

Low-cost Atom is off to a flying start, claims Intel

According to Intel's Stacy Smith, the company's low-cost Atom processor is off to a flying start, "far exceeding our expectations". The full interview is here.

Logitech launch V550 Nano wireless mouse for Macs

Logitech has introduced its V550 Nano wireless rodent for Mac laptop users. Using 2.4GHz technology, the mouse easily clips onto the laptop when on the go.

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