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Archive for August 19th, 2018

Our second CoolIT free giveaway has concluded

Our second contest has now concluded. Congratulations to PureOC reader and contributor xApemanx for winning a RAM cooler and PCI booster fan from our great friends at CoolIT.



Tuesday Sampler [11-04-08]

Today's Sampler focuses on the Core i7, see what the tech world has to say about it. We also take a look at a host of other reviews from around the rest of the web.



NordicHW on overclocking Core i7 at Intel 2008

The folks over at NordicHardware have published a Core i7 article favored towards the overclocking side of things. Fourteen pages and four records later, here's the end result.




Acer sets hopes high in the netbook sales market

Acer plans on securing 50% of the netbook market in 2009, and notes that 30-35 million netbooks (from all companies combined) will be shipped next year. Does anyone else smell a new AspireOne?




Razer unleash new Deathadder, Lachesis drivers

Razer has issued a new driver for its Deathadder and Lachesis mice. In addition, owners of the latter can also grab firmware 1.91, which fixes the infamous jumping issues.




Windows 7’s task bar detailed, videos posted

Since it was first demonstrated at PDC2008, Windows 7's task bar has been on many people's minds. CNet News' Ina Fried has now posted her thoughts, along with some videos.




GTA IV for PC delayed until December 2nd

Those hoping for a November GTA IV for PC launch are out of luck, as Rockstar has confirmed that the title will now launch on December 2nd. Until then, the system requirements are out.




Circuit City announce closure of 150 US stores

Following a steady stream of rumours, Circuit City has announced that it will close 150 US stores which are "underperforming or are no longer a strategic fit for the company."






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