Presidential Election

Just wanted to remind everyone that is a US Citizen to vote tomorrow for the President of the United States.  Tomorrow should be the largest turnout for an election ever, but be patient and wait for your time to vote!  It does matter! President Bush is seeking a second term but Democratic nominee John Kerry …more

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Intel 3.46GHz 1066FSB & 925XE Chipset:

Intel launched the 3.46GHz 1066FSB processor and the 925XE chipset yesterday. Here is a list of websites that have reviews posted! Legit Reviews [H]ard|OCP The Tech Report Hexus HotHardware PCPerspective Gamers Depot SimHQ MBReview Sudhian HardCoreWare TweakNews HardTecs4U “” None

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OpenBSD provisional wing scores success

“THE OPENBSD community’s campaign to get hardware users to distribute its software is netting some success. According to OpenBSD Association spokesman Theo de Raadt, hardware vendors have responded positively to ‘activism’ on the part of members of the OpenBSD community. “ The Inquirer

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Via K8T890 boards expected in two weeks

“WHILE ABIT’S K8T890 board is almost ready, we have learned that it might take two more weeks until they ship to reviewers and a little bit later to customers.” The Inquirer

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File Sharers Win More Protection

“lleged file sharers must be given a notice explaining their legal rights before their internet service provider hands over any personal information to the music labels, a Pennsylvania judge ruled, making it still harder for the music industry to use the courts to intimidate people suspected of piracy.” Wired News

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VoodooPC Adopts NVIDIA nForce4 SLI, Claims World´┐Ż??s Fastest PC

“VoodooPC, a leading maker of high-performance personalized computer systems, plans to announce on Monday the launch of the world’s fastest gaming computer, the Voodoo RAGE SLi, which will become the world’s first AMD-based machine with PCI Express bus.” X-Bit Labs

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Spring Forward, Fall Back

It is that weekend again where many of us across the world need to remember to change our clocks as Daylight Savings Time halts and Standard Time resumes. So this is your friendly LR reminder… don’t forget to set you clocks back and hour tonight so you can get that extra hour of sleep in …more

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MSI launches nForce 4-based K8N

Anand wrote an SLI article which uses this mobo… you can read his article here. “The K8N Diamond features the Nvidia nForce4 SLI MCP (media and communication processor), and the graphics interface can be set to a single PCI Express x16 or dual PCI Express x8. According to MSI, the K8N Diamond can accelerate 3D …more

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Pentium4 1066MHz Bus : Introduction / Testbed

“We only see an increase of 4-9% in scores on the 1066MHz bus compared to the 800MHz bus and considering the fact that the CPU is running about 320MHz higher (or 9% faster), the scores are definitely not impressive. Intel will definitely need to do more than just increase the system bus to compete with …more

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Security Roundup (10-26-2004)

“Its time to update your computer with the latest reference files and or other security tools. Does your computer act strange? Then it could be spyware and all the other nasty software floating arround the internet. We have a list with the latest updates and tools for the maximum security against virusses, spyware, spam and …more

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AMD Athlon64 Top product of the year

“SUNNYVALE, CA — October 26, 2004 –AMD announced today that the AMD Athlon 64 processor received Product of the Yea honors in Computer Shopper magazine s list of The Best in Tech 2004.” TechConnect Magazine

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AMD has revised its AMD Athlon 64 Processor Power

Interesting article, but to me it seems to have a slightly anti-AMD twiat. Its a basic concept that when you O/C a system, all parts are working over their specs and requiring extra juice, and as neither AMD nor Intel condone O/Cing, neither are really going to tell you what their product will do if …more

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ATI Introduces DirectX 9 and PCI Express to Value Graphics Market: PowerColor X300SE Graphics Card

“…….Cutting it short, the PowerColor X300 SE can be characterized like this: a high-quality inexpensive graphics card for users who don’t need fast 3D but want to have the functionality missing in integrated graphics solutions. As the PCI Express bus is gaining in popularity, there will appear inexpensive computers with this interface. Many of such …more

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Inte’s Desktop Dual-Core Chips to be Clocked at 3.20GHz, Says Report

“Intel’s code-named Smithfield dual-core desktop processors will be clocked at around 3.00GHz clock-speed and will support 64-bit capability, claims report at AnandTech web-site, however, the chips will not sport Hyper-Threading technology along with high-speed processor system bus.” X-Bit Labs

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