Saturday Reviews from Around the Web

Saturday Reviews from Around the Web

Gamepyre posted their review on the Evga 6800GS CO/SE Superclocked Edition. Find this and other reviews by visiting the Legit Forums!

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Report: Itanium servers to grow 35 percent a year

Intels Itanium processor is getting momentum. According to the IDC Itanium servers will grow by ~$6.6 Billion by 2009. The reports sites that “high customer satisfaction and solid intent-to-purchase ratings for Itanium-based servers” are the main reasons. It also mentions that alot of the current HP PA-RISC customers plan to migrate to Itanium, which isn’t …more

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Microsoft Vista Deployment Tools Enters Beta Phase

Rumor has it that the Vista February Community Technology Preview test build and a first beta of new Vista deployment tools are both expected to be sent out to beta testers next week. Microsoft still is expected to deliver the next Windows Vista milestone, the February Community Technology Preview release, next week ? most likely …more

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Nvidia’s Profit Doubles While Gamers Ammo Up With GFX Cards

Go nVidia Go! Net income for the fiscal year ended January 29, 2006 was $302.6 million, or $1.65 per diluted share, compared to net income of $100.4 million, or $0.57 per diluted share, for the fiscal year ended January 30, 2005, a net income increase of 202 percent. Great results from nVidia (NVDA) shares are …more

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Mac OS X’s First Real Virus Threat: OSX/Leap-A

The worm is called OSX/Leap-A and is spread via instant messaging programs. The worm attempts to spread via Apple’s iChat instant messaging program, which is compatible with America Online’s popular AIM instant messaging program. The vast majority of malicious hacks are aimed at Microsoft Corp.’s Windows operating system and some of its products, largely because …more

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Hidden Meaning? AMD’s Next Launch Date Is 666

Fudo puts some humor into the morning by reporting that AMD might have secretly planned their launch around the 666 date. Fudo claims that AMD plans to introduce socket AM2, Liver and some new CPUs on the 6th of the sixth of the year 2006. 666 – The Number of the Beast (from Revelations in …more

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Intel Trims 35W Off the 65nm Intel Pentium D Processor

Intel is to add its Enhanced SpeedStep Technology (EIST) to its 65nm dual-core Pentium D 950 processor in order to allow the chip to operate within design guidelines for motherboards, with a maximum power consumption of 95W rather than 130W. This is great news for Intel and consumers as the new Intel Pentium D 950 …more

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Sony Claims The PS3 Will Launch In 2006

Sony will definitely launch its new PlayStation 3 (PS3) game console this year, though the company still has not decided on a launch date nor pricing for the console, said Tetsuhiko Yasuda, managing director of Sony Computer Entertainment Asia, on February 16 at the Taipei Game Show. Accumulated global shipments for the PS3 are expected …more

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F.E.A.R. 1.03 Patch Released For Download

The folks over at Vivendi Universal Games have released a new update to the popular first person shooter (FPS) F.E.A.R. today. This patch updates F.E.A.R. to version 1.03. It includes Punkbuster support, voting options, 3 new maps, and other changes. This is a required update.

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Dell To Report Fiscal Fourth-Quarter Results Today

Later today after the bell closes Dell will report their fiscal fourth-quarter results to the World. The past couple quarters have been rough, but a few articles might think Dell may hit the mark because they set it so low. Interesting read if you want to look into the power house of computer systems. For …more

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Kingston 2005 YTD Sales Skyrocket to $3 Billion

Kingston Technology had their 2005 product revenue increase 22% from 2004 and for the first time ever broke the $3 billion mark. Kingston continues to be the leader in the memory industry and we expect 2006 to be no different than years past. Right now Kingston has a $25 rebate on select modules, which means …more

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SWOP-USA (Prostitutes) boycott Grand Theft Auto

The Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP) USA website has put a post on their main page calling for the boycott of the popular video game GTA. I personally think they are a day late and a buck short, but to each their own. I have played violent video games for 10+ years and I’ve yet …more

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Asus RD580 Motherboard is the A8R32-MVP Deluxe

Are you one of the many enthusiasts waiting on the ATI RD580 chipet (commercially known as the Radeon Xpress 3200) to come out? If you are then you might want to take a look at the ASUS A8R32-MVP Deluxe motherboard. Rumor also has it that this will be the best overclocking board on the market …more

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Sony launches dual-core VAIO FE15TP notebook

Sony yesterday introduced the VAIO FE15TP notebook that features a 15.4-inch screen and the Intel Centrino Core Duo processor. The notebook will also feature the recently released nVidia GeForce 7400 graphics processor to easily play current game titles with the eye candy turned off. If you are looking for a dual-core notebook then add the …more

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