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Archive for October, 2016

Friday Sampler [10-31-08]

Halloween is here, so take a look at these ghoulishly delicious reviews from around the tech world.

Zotac unveil another nForce 630i mini-ITX board

Zotac isn't a name which easily springs to mind when reciting the motherboard maker list (come on, we've all been there!). Behold its latest offering - a 630i based mini-ITX board.

Silverstone’s Raven RV01 case pictured, detailed

VR-Zone has published several photos of what it claims to be the final design of the Silverstone Raven RV01, a case which rotates the mobo 90 degrees to improve airflow.

Super Talent launch 18-carat gold coated Pico-C

An 18-carat gold coated Pico-C flash drive is now on offer from Super Talent, who have assigned a $599 price tag. 8GB speeds and 30MB/s transfers are also on the agenda.

Ubuntu 8.10 available for free download today

Ubuntu 8.10 Desktop Edition will be available for download on October 30th, announced Canonical today. In addition, the Server derivative will share this same launch date.

Thursday Sampler [10-30-08]

Our daily sampler of the latest and greatest reviews and happenings from around the tech world, guaranteed to satisfy your appetite.

Kingston release triple channel DDR3 memory lineup

Not one to miss the Core i7 launch parade is Kingston, who have rolled-out its lineup of triple-channel DDR3 memory. Speeds range from 1066MHz through to 2000MHz.

Thermaltake unleash LGA 1366 cooler converter kits

Those looking to keep their current Thermaltake CPU coolers in service during the upcoming Core i7 era - pay attention. Thermaltake is offering LGA 1366 converter kits.

Intel, AMD share minor quarterly revenue share gains

Figures released by iSuppli show that Intel and AMD's share of worldwide CPU revenue increased by a respective 0.1% (totaling 12.1%) and 0.3% (80.4%) last quarter.

Athlon K8 and Intel Core 2 architectures compared

The folks over at Real World Technologies have published an article which delves into the differences between the Athlon K8 and Intel Core 2 architecture. More here.

AMD roll-out another Catalyst Hotfix for Far Cry 2

AMD has now released a second Hotfix aimed at Far Cry 2, and this one pays particular attention to the game's image quality. STALKER: Clear Sky also benefits from the release.

Wednesday Sampler [10-29-08]

What's happening around the tech world? Today's Sampler touches upon Cases, Cooling and PSUs, Graphics Cards, Peripherals, Storage, and Consumer Electronics.

Diamond’s HD 4870 X2 XOC Edition hits retail

Diamond's HD 4870 X2 XOC Edition has surfaced online for $574. The board shares the same core clock as its watercooled brother - 800 MHz, while the memory is clocked at 3900 MHz.

ASUS Rampage II Extreme video preview emerges

Granted - we've seen all the pictures one would ever hope for of the ASUS Rampage II Extreme X58 board, although a video preview is something of a rare sight. Behold below...

Asus Triton 81 socket-1366 cooler pictured, detailed

If Intel's new socket-1366 stock cooler doesn't seem up to the job, then Asus' Triton 81 is worthy of consideration. Pretty pixels and specifications are available here.

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