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Archive for October 20th, 2018

Intel’s upcoming Core i7 pushed to 4GHz on air

Intel's upcoming Core i7 chips won't disappoint in the overclocking department, that's for sure. A screenshot shows 4.11 GHz speeds on air, with a minor voltage bump.




Sony’s Vaio subject to overheating, recall issued

Sony has issued a recall on several of its Vaio laptops sold between July 2007 and August 2008. Affected units may have a "wiring problem" which causes overheating.




Buffalo up the ante with faster 8x Blu-ray burner

Buffalo has unveiled what it claims to be the world's fastest Blu-ray burner, which offers speeds up to 8x. The BR-816FBS-BK will currently set you back $370.




AMD’s quarter four processor lineup detailed

If you're curious as to what AMD has in store for the remainder of 2008, then a leaked slide should provide some comfort. The full low-down can be read here.




Gigabyte’s X58-Extreme pictured in pretty pixels

Would you go a little camera crazy if you were in the presence of a Gigabyte GA-X58-Extreme? A member of the TweakTown forums sure did, and here’s the result.



Intel updates Nehalem roadmap, delays Havendale

NordicHardware have thoroughly detailed the changes Intel has made to its Nehalem launch schedule. The new roadmap takes us through to quarter one, 2010.




Ubisoft confirm Far Cry 2 October launch dates

It's official. Ubisoft has announced that Far Cry 2 will hit the shelves on October 21st for North America, while European folks will have to wait until October 24th.




Samsung want to acquire Sandisk, report claims

Samsung are pursuing an acquisition of its US rival Sandisk, according to a South Korean newspaper. Both companies are remaining tight-lipped about the situation.




AMD to go fab-less within two weeks, says analyst

AMD may spin-off two of its fabrication plants in Dresden, Germany within two weeks, according to a Wall Street securities analyst. Details on the "asset smart" plan here.




Jerry Seinfeld’s Windows Vista ad hits YouTube

As first detailed in the second of our recent "Week in Review" stories, Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Gates have starred together in a Microsoft ad, which is now online.




Call of Duty: World at War launch dates confirmed

Activision has announced that Call of Duty: World at War will hit retail on November 11th. The title is from the makers of CoD3, although uses the CoD4 engine.




AMD has a stripped-down HD 48×0 up its sleeve

AMD are preparing to launch a cut-down HD 48x0 in the not too distant future, or so Fudzilla lead us to believe. Expect pricing to be well under the $150 mark.




iBUYPOWER unleash Paladin 998 gaming machine

iBUYPOWER, known for its innovative and powerful gaming PCs, is excited to launch its newest gaming rig - the Paladin 998, which will hit retail next week for $1,999.






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