Hey folks, I'm in a bit of a rush at the moment, so please excuse the lack of chat as I get right to the news. Oh, wait! Before you check out the articles below, if your one of the lucky people to own a 7800GTX, well a Leadtek 7800GTX that is, then make sure to head on over to their download page and get the new 7800 GTX bios that increases the core to 450MHz and the memory to 625MHz(Thanks Bjorn3d). Heh, so much for the lack of chat :) Enjoy!
"Yesterday it turned out to be the most widely anticipated day in the microprocessor realm. AMD finally filed an antitrust complaint against its archrival Intel, the world's largest chipmaker. Regardless of the obvious superiority of AMD's Athlon 64 line of microprocessors, the world's largest OEMs such as Dell, HP and Sony have either offered limited AMD based systems or they have outright declined to work with AMD at all. Allegedly, this is due to unfair and monopolistic business practices by Intel."
"The Mushkin Redline memory uses Winbond UTT ICs on a Brain Power PCB. What many people may not realize is that UTT stands for UnTesTed. So the ICs are basically unlabelled and binned by whoever is assembling them, in this case Mushkin. The PCB is a jet black, 6 layer design from Brain Power, Brain Power PCBs are known for their overclocking abilities."
"Graphics cards, like so many other tech components, seem to require their own language to describe the functions and features they provide. This Tech Tip will take a look at a handful of terms related to graphics cards, and some more specifically related to graphics cards as used for video games."
"Flash memory and hard drives are the most common external storage types for personal use. While I can't live without my 2GB USB flash drive, it just isn't big enough to back up all my media files. But, Seagate's 400GB Pushbutton Backup USB 2.0/FireWire external hard drive easily solves that problem."
"The Ultra Hard drive cooler is an excellent cooling product, temperatures on my hard drive dropped dramatically once installed. If Ultra fixed the minor cabling mess and designed it to allow for a hard drive to be installed underneath it would be even better."