Windows XP 64 Pro schedule leaks

A report on Planet AMD 64 appears to confirm our earlier reports that Windows X64 will be released to the market in March next year. According to the site, a “critical compiler” problem means that the Itanium build will not be supported in the release candidate, which is scheduled to be available to the channel …more

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AMD projects January Shock’n’Awe

bout a week ago there were various laments about AMD missing a golden opportunity to shout its advantages from the rooftops. The problem is that while AMD is technically missing an opportunity, it is doing it purposely, keeping quiet so it doesn’t ruin the big surprise in January. If you have two dog and pony …more

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nForce-5 for Intel to feature AMD technology

The Inquirer has discovered the upcoming silicon C19 + MCP04 nVidia chipset for Intel P4 motherboards, will be based on a two chip design. The chipset combo given the moniker nForce-5 will support SLI, DDR2, and of course include dual PCIe graphic capabilities. What is most interesting about the chipset combo will be the interconnection architecture between the C19 and MCP04. Communication between the two chips shall …more

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Kingston sales reach $2-billion

Kingston Technology a world leader in memory production including SDRAM, NAND, and OEM memory have topped the $2-billion sales mark. Per the Inquirer, John Tu Kingston’s co-founder stated “The $2 billion figure represents a 38% year on year increase…”  Kingston attributes the increase to their expansion into other digital media. Recently popular products from Kingston include Compact Flash cards (reviewed here) up to …more

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Danger Den releases “palm sized” pump

Danger Den has introduced one of the most compact PC watercooling pumps ever. The Danger Den DDC-12V is a svelte 2.4″ x 2.4″ x 1.5″ and is powered via a molex connector drawing between 6V ~ 13V.  At 13.2V the pump circulates 400LPH, and from the look of things the pump should be highly desirable for SFF.  At just $74.99 MSRP even the price is small.  Contact …more

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Dual-Die Intel chip for sale on EBay

A photo of this bastard bantling of desktop silicium (read Server) can be viewed here. Whether the chip was ejected from an Intel livery van whilst speeding through pot-holed Berlin streets, or traded behind the Fab by disgruntled tech on smoke break remains to be seen. Irregardless of the abomination’s source, it could be an item Phillips may want to purchase for their …more

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AMD Roadmap drops Athlon XP

“AMD has updated its public roadmap. The biggest change: the death of its Athlon XP brand.” The Register

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950W Power Supply Units Sneak into Market

950W??!!! This is getting a bit out of control. “A Japan-based company has started to sell its power supply units with maximum output of up to 950W, which is the world’s highest performance for desktops. As modern central processing units and graphics cards continue to devour more and more power, high-end personal computer’s PSU requirements …more

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Happy Thanksgiving from Legit Reviews

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Legit Reviews. In this time of sharing, and reason to give thanks, lets remember the young men and women serving all over the world. God bless those whom are willing to make the ultimate sacrifice, time away from their loved ones, so that we may enjoy time with ours. …more

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Online hunting, Texas style

A website titled live-shot.com, allows users to participate in live target practice from the safety and warmth of their homes. Using a online program, perspective shooters access an actual 22-cal rifle mounted on a servo controlled platform and fitted with a high-power camera. At present you can choose among several “active” targets including paper which can be mailed to you. For an …more

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Intel to introduce watercooling?

Tom’s Hardware Guide recently published an article indicating Intel maybe seriously considering watercooling their CPU’s. A prototype system built by Sanyo Denki (

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SISoftware Sandra 2005 released

Per SiSoftware, the latest version 2005 caters to remote devices and offers extensive temperature, fan speed, CPU power and cooling system thermal resistence monitoring. Here’s a link to Sandra 2005 Features Table, and to the download page. “London, UK, November 21 2004 – SiSoftware has announced the availability of SiSoftware Sandra 2005, the latest version of its award-wining …more

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Voodoo to release carbon fibre laptop

Voodoo PC plans to release a laptop constructed in a carbon fibre shell. The notebook will be part of the ENVY series, called the ENVY m:50. Some benefits of the material will be it’s nominal effect on wireless signals and of course weight, tipping the scales at a svelte 3lbs. The notebook will feature a “Pentium M up to 2GHz, 2GB …more

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ATI X850 graphic card series revealed

The Inquirer shares some pre-launch info on ATI’s new X850 graphic cards. The cards will be based on ATI’s .13-micron R480 core, which the Inquirer claims is “optimised R423 silicon” and are designed strictly for PCIe. Fastest of the three X850 series the X850XT Platinum, will run a 540MHz core and 590MHz/1180MHz GDDR3 memory. The cards should begin …more

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