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Thermaltake MaxOrb Heatsink Review

@ 2008/08/06 read/post comments(0)
The Thermaltake MaxOrb heatsink is a novel design based around a half-dozen heatpipes and six individual arcs of cooling fins. I have to wonder if its design was born out of a desire not to infringe on existing patents, rather… Go To Full Article

Sapphire HD 4850 Toxic 512MB Review

@ 2008/08/06 read/post comments(0)
Sapphire's new HD 4850 Toxic graphics card comes with a preinstalled Zalman VF-900 GPU cooler that greatly reduces the operating temperature of the card. Also the operating frequencies have been bumped quite a bit, with some additional overclocking potential left… Go To Full Article

Antec Twelve Hundred Case Review

@ 2008/08/06 read/post comments(0)
With the firestorm of success that was and still is the Antec Nine Hundred, how could Antec possibly expand on a design that has won countless awards and accolades? Easy! Introduce the Antec Twelve Hundred, the successor to the Nine… Go To Full Article

Install Ubuntu Linux from USB

@ 2008/08/05 read/post comments(2)
I needed to install Ubuntu again after my failed adventures with another distro, so I took the opportunity to work out an even easier way to do this. Essentially, the configuration files shouldn’t need to be edited at all as… Go To Full Article

BFG GTX 280/260 Customer Rebate for EU Customers

@ 2008/08/05 read/post comments(0)
Due to recent price drops in the market on the GeForce GTX series graphics cards, BFG is pleased to offer European customers up to $120 USD (based on the model and price paid), who have purchased a BFG GTX 280… Go To Full Article

Next Firefox 3.1 Beta Date Announced

@ 2008/08/05 read/post comments(0)
MOZARELLA DEVELOPERS plan to freeze the features of Firefox 3.1 and release Beta 1 on August 19, according to their wiki. Firefox 3.1 has been in nightly Alpha builds since July. Interestingly and more importantly, Firefox 3.1… Go To Full Article

"Gamer" installs Windows Vista on his Playstation 3

@ 2008/08/05 read/post comments(1)
It's a 100% PS3 based emulation of Microsoft Windows Vista. Its super slow, but it works. Takes 25 minutes to boot, 5 minutes to open the start menu and 12 minutes to open Notepad!

Intel Notebook "Nehalem" Info Leaked

@ 2008/08/05 read/post comments(2)
Intel's next-generation notebook platform (Calpella) is scheduled to launch in the third quarter of 2009. As with other Nehalem generation products, Capella will abandon the current northbridge and southbridge chipset arrangement and transfer many typical northbridge components to the CPU… Go To Full Article

DRAM prices set to decrease further in August

@ 2008/08/05 read/post comments(0)
An upward price trend is very unlikely this month, therefore, DRAM contract prices are likely to post a sequential decline, Pai said. Whether a price rebound will be encouraged by pre-holiday season procurement is still subject to further observation, he… Go To Full Article

Foxconn Makes 800,000 iPhones A Week

@ 2008/08/05 read/post comments(0)
Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics giant that produces the iPhone 3G for Apple, has ramped up production to 800,000 units per week, says a source close to Apple with direct knowledge of the numbers. This is “above current full capacity” and… Go To Full Article

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