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German internet cannibal sentenced to life

@ 2006/05/09 read/post comments(1)
The German cannibal who ate a computer engineer has had his sentence extended to lifetime imprisonment for murder, Bloomberg reports. His victim had replied to a posting seeking a "well-built male" for "slaughter and consumption". Armin Meiwes,…

AEGIA Physx and Ghost Recon

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NVIDIA stalwarts BFG Technologies is the first to retail with AGEIA's PhysX PPU card. We grabbed Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter - the first AAA title to support it - to see whether it lives up to the pre-launch hype.

Sapphire TOXIC Radeon X1900 XTX

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The reference cooler ATI equipped their Radeon X1800 XT and Radeon X1900 XT/XTX with is effective, there's no doubting that. Cools the chip well, actively cools the memory; job is indeed a good'un, as they say. Shame it's the sonic…

Corsair Nautilus500 Water Cooling System

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Anyone that's in the market for an inexpensive water cooling kit should take a look at the Corsair Nautilus500. With a quick installation and robust cross-compatibility with various socket types it's one of the most complete kits on the market.

Unitek-Colors-IT ATX-L8029 Case

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Unitek sent several housings of its new COLORS it-series to us into the test laboratory. The ATX-L8029 tested here wants particularly to address users, who look beside the Design also on the price.

Noctua NH-U9 and NH-U12 CPU Coolers

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The Noctua NH-U9 and NH-U12 can now be included in a class with the cooling elite; joining such well performing coolers such as the Zalman Fatal1ty, Thermalright HR-01, and Thermaltake Big Typhoon. I had a great first impression of the…

ABIT talks about KN9 SLI

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The board is called KN9 and it supports AMD's upcoming socket AM2 CPUs. It also supports DDR 2 memory and it is an SLI board. Abit continues its tradition of cooling the chipsets with a heat pipe and that suggests…

nVidia nForce 590 for AMD and Intel - Details Leaked

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NVIDIA has made announcements to its partners that it will now "officially" launch its MCP55 lineup on May 23, 2006, for both Intel Conroe and AMD AM2 motherboards. Expect availability of nForce 590 on both platforms on launch days for…

Quad SLI 7950 GX2 512 MB to cost €550 from disties

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WE LEARNED that one of the distribution houses expects to get a delivery of Quad SLI 7950 GX2 512MB cards by the middle of the month. The outlet will be knocking out the graphical wizardry at €550…

AMD FX-62 on AM2 runs at 2.8 GHz

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CHIP FIRM AMD has decided keep the same clock frequencies with its Socket 939 and Socket AM2 counterparts. It won't be downclocking as it did from Socket 754 and 939 or 266 and 333MHz FSB Athlon XPs.

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