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Archive for October 24th, 2021

Wednesday Sampler [10-08-08]

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

Super Talent roll-out Eee PC bound SSD’s

Super Talent has unleashed a range of SSD's designed exclusively for Asus' Eee PC lineup. The PCI-based drives range in capacity from 16GB to 64GB. PR below...

iPod is nearing its death, says Apple co-founder

In an interview with the UK Telegraph, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has claimed that the iPod is destined to "die out after a while". Shhh, don't tell Apple's PR guys!

Nvidia to reduce 9-series’ power consumption?

Nvidia's 9800 GTX, 9800 GT and 9500 GT will soon receive a BIOS update intended to lower the board's idle power consumption, or so Expreview lead us to believe.

AMD stocks soar following Asset Smart fab spin-off

In light of its recent fab spin-off, AMD's stocks have soared almost 18.7%. Analysts are already predicting the troubled company's return to profitability.

AMD’s 40nm, DirectX 11 tech remains on schedule

During its presence at the Japanese show CEATEC, AMD announced that its 40nm, DirectX 11 GPUs are on track for 2009, although any specifics are currently unknown.

Fusion-io unleash ioXtreme solid-state drive

Fusion-io has already delivered some lightning fast PCI-based solid-state drives, and today they've added a new addition to their already successful lineup.

Core i7 to outperform QX9770 by 52% in games

Intel's upcoming Core i7 965 will offer a 52% performance improvement in games over the QX9770, which shares the same 3.2GHz clock speed. Expreview has the goods.

Nvidia to depart from the chipset business next year

We've been riddled with on-off rumors regarding Nvidia's departure from the chipset business, and today the very same talks have re-emerged. Read on here.

First review of Asus’ Eee PC S101 hits the web

If you're torn between an ultra cheap netbook and a mainstream notebook, then the busy folks at Bit-tech have an article which should be considered crucial reading.

Intel’s cheaper Lynnfield chip pictured, detailed

Shifting our focus away from the high-end Bloomfield CPU leads us to a photo gallery of a Lynnfield prototype - the quad-core, cheaper alternative to Nehalem.

Asus Rampage II Extreme in pretty pixels, again

With the X58 launch rapidly nearing, a preview of the Asus Rampage II Extreme has surfaced at Bit-tech. This nicely complements the shots gathered in our forums.

AMD announces plans to go “asset smart” fabless

As part of its new Asset Smart plan, AMD has decided to spin-off its fabrication business into a separate company. This follows months of recurring speculation.


Xigmatek Red Scorpion S1283

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