Well, I have HL2 installed and unlocked. After my short preview, I found this article from HardOCP. Now I fear that my gaming experience with HL2 will not be as positive as it could have Continue reading “Half-Life 2’s Dark Side – CS: Source”.
Hynix Semiconductor, and ST-Microelectronics have combined efforts to construct a $2-billion “front-end” Fab facility in Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province, China. Concentrating on wafer’s for DRAM and NAND Flash, the plant will cover some 18,000 square Continue reading “Hynix and ST-Micro to construct $2-billion DRAM Fab”.
As the digital world infiltrates the living room, silent operation becomes the key. More and more people are investing and building home theater PCs. Thermaltake has since released a power supply that is guaranteed to please even the stiffest of audiophiles when it comes to silent operation. The Thermaltake Silent PurePower Fan-less Power Supply sets the bar high when it comes to power, efficiency, and silent operation.
Just hours after it’s “real” (server activation) release, Half-Life 2 benchmarks have been published at The Inquirer. Early results indicate ATI’s core technology is the favored catalyst for the game’s graphic engine. In the high Continue reading “Half Life 2 Benchmarks dominated by ATI”.
Software giant Microsoft has told the industry that they are seeking hundreds more “high-level” engineers. Great news for the the people at Redmond right? Nope… These jobs are in Hyerabad, India… “HYDERABAD, India–Microsoft will hire Continue reading “Microsoft to hire hundreds more in India”.
We take a look at the entire line of products Microcool motherboard coolers, including the “North Pole” northbridge cooler set, the “Hook Adapter” set for the “North Pole” cooler, as well as their entire family of Microcool “Chipsinks” for passive cooling of the integrated motherboard chips. We check them out and see if your motherboard needs them.
Per the Inquirer, the folks at Akiba PC Pricewatch have found the Intel 570J for sale in Japan. The processor will run at 3.80GHz, utilizing a 800MHz FSB (QDR) and a 1MB cache. This will Continue reading “Intel’s last Prescott P4, the 570J released today.”.
Since Valve and Vivendi have been in a legal tiff over the release of Half Life 2, it seems copies sold this past Tuesday may still be awaiting server authentication. As Charlie Demerjian of the Continue reading “Half Life 2 owners awaiting server activation”.
Although ATI won’t say that this is the “special” driver for Half Life 2 we can say that it is and it has been released this afternoon!! It’s officially known as the Beta 4.12 driver Continue reading “ATI CATALYST 4.12 Beta Released!”.
Several Dell desktop models introduced in the third quarter of this year may have defective heat pipe thermal modules, which may cause the systems to run noisy or even shutdown, according to sources at Taiwan Continue reading “Dell desktops may have defective thermal modules”.
SunnyTech Mentor 3D 5.1 surround sound headphones bring a new level of realism to your gaming and multimedia experiences. These headphones are under $50 and make a great accessory for any audiophile! Read on to see what our staff thought of them and see if they are something you could use.