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Archive for September, 2020

Force 3D prepare HD 4800’s with Arctic coolers

Force 3D, the AMD derivative of Inno 3D, is preparing to launch a HD 4850 and 4870 equipped with Arctic Cooling's Accelero Twin Turbo dual-fan cooler.

Intel’s Core 2 Quad Q8200 arriving August 31st

If Fudzilla are to be believed, Intel's next Core 2 Quad will be hitting retail on August 31st. The 2.33GHz Q8200 will fill the role of Intel's cheapest 45nm quad-core part.

Next-generation MacBooks to use Nvidia chipsets

Apple will adopt Nvidia chipsets in its next-gen MacBooks, according to PC Perspective's Ryan Shrout. Nvidia's upcoming MCP79 chip is the current suspect.

MSI’s Wind notebook recieves a $100 price gain

MSI's foremost Eee PC rival has been subject to a $100 price gain. As detailed here, the 3- and 6-cell battery versions now retail at $499 and $549, respectively.

Quadruple speed FireWire specification approved

The IEEE has approved a faster FireWire specification which will quadruple speeds. While maintaining backwards compatibility, speeds of 3.2GB/s are boasted.

GeForce 9600 GT will be the next to go 55nm

Following the launch of the 9800 GTX+, Expreview believes that the 9600 GT will be the next Nvidia product to go 55nm. Surprisingly, the name may stay intact.

Steve Jobs informs the press of his health issues

Since a keynote last month, the rumour mill has been spinning out of control with talk of Steve Jobs' health. The New York Times has shed some light on the topic.

Nvidia launch 9800 GTX+, 9800 GT and 9500 GT

The 55nm GeForce 9800 GTX+ has now hit retail. Additionally, Nvidia has launched the 9800 GT and 9500 GT with CUDA support (allowing PhysX and Folding).

Radeon HD 4870 X2 overclocking put to the test

The HD 4870 X2 is looking to be quite a good overclocker, as XtremeSystems has proven. Using a modified BIOS, speeds of 850MHz / 4000MHz DDR were reached.

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