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Hey folks! Well, we certainly have some interesting news for you today, by way of AMD.  It seems they've just filed suit against Intel in the U.S. District Court (details and link below). We've also got some news regading an impressive 3DMark05 score of over 11k with only a single video card used in the system. Enjoy!

AMD Files Antitrust Complaint Against Intel In U.S. Federal District Court

– Complaint Details Worldwide Coercion of Computer-Makers, System-Builders, Distributors and Retailers from Dealing with AMD

– Intel's Illegal Acts Inflate Computer Prices and Limit Choices for Businesses and Consumers

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- June 28, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that it filed an antitrust complaint against Intel Corporation ("Intel") yesterday in U.S. federal district court for the district of Delaware under Section 2 of the Sherman Antitrust Act, Sections 4 and 16 of the Clayton Act, and the California Business and Professions Code. The 48-page complaint explains in detail how Intel has unlawfully maintained its monopoly in the x86 microprocessor market by engaging in worldwide coercion of customers from dealing with AMD. It identifies 38 companies that have been victims of coercion by Intel – including large scale computer-makers, small system-builders, wholesale distributors, and retailers, through seven types of illegality across three continents.

"Everywhere in the world, customers deserve freedom of choice and the benefits of innovation – and these are being stolen away in the microprocessor market," said Hector Ruiz, AMD chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer. "Whether through higher prices from monopoly profits, fewer choices in the marketplace or barriers to innovation – people from Osaka to Frankfurt to Chicago pay the price in cash every day for Intel's monopoly abuses."  READ MORE...

Logitech diNovo Cordless Desktop Review @ The TechZone | Image

"The new diNovo is a lower-priced version of the award-winning Logitech diNovo Media Desktop. It combines the sleek, low-profile design elements of the original product with the top-selling Logitech Cordless Optical Mouse for Notebooks and a separate cordless numeric pad. The result is a versatile modular ensemble that offers desktop comfort plus instant mobility, letting people easily pack away mouse and numeric pad and be on their way."

Serener GS-L01 Fanless Mini-ITX Case @ Big Bruin

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Gigabyte 6600GT Graphics Card Review @ CoolTechZone

"Despite the launch of the latest 7800GTX and the immensity of falling prices, NVIDIA's 6600GT would still remain one of the most sought after graphics adapters for enthusiasts on a budget. The 6600GT core has been getting its well-deserved appreciation ever since it debuted. Thankfully, NVIDIA introduced the 6800 vanilla before the 6600GT or else it would've surely hurt the sales of its supposedly better counterpart."

Password Security Tips @ Phoronix

"In this article, John Guzman, who's always willing to share his point of views, is expressing his opinions regarding password security. With identity theft on the rise, this is a great article for beginners to learn some tips for securing their passwords."