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Wednesday Evening News (13 Comments) (link)
 Wednesday, 6-October-2004  22:04:41 (GMT +10) - by aftahours

Meqon is glad to announce that 3DRealms have decided to buy our Meqon Game Dynamics SDK for their upcoming title Duke Nukem Forever. More info here, thanks pSYc0de.

I reckon CPU coolers are just getting more and more weird looking every month! Check out the latest Socket A coolers and their results over on Bit-tech.

The days of relying on shrinking transistors to achieve performance gains were over, and the chip industry needed to enter a new era of innovation where system-level features were just as important as thinner transistor gates, vice-president and chief technologist at IBM's Systems and Technology Group, Bernie Meyerson, has told the Fall Processor Forum in a keynote address. Full story here, thanks Murray!

PCMech have updated their Under the Influence column.

Sudhian have an in-depth article on Athlon 64 thermals.

Adrian's Rojak Pot have released their Desktop Graphics Card Comparison Guide Rev. 7.2, now with a total of 204 cards!

Most geeks crave caffeine, and TechIMO have found what may be one the best energy products on the market today. UMPH is liquid soluble tablet capable of being dissolved into nearly any drink.

Doom 3 is now out for us Linux people now, check it out here.

Speaking of Linux, Anandtech of an article on GPU performance under Linux.

"See how an ugly dull box turns into one spectacular looking case, guest writer Antonio shows of his creation: sandblasted side panels, professional painting and near unbreakable windows are some of the excellent features of this "big black" casemod". Full article on Madshrimps.

OCW has an article on Sata and it's new Native Command Queuing (NCQ) technology.

Another AMD price-cut is on the way, more info here.

This roundup of eight PSUs is a great guide on upgrading your crummy generic PSU!

Designtechnica has the second part of their CEDIA coverage, featuring Audio & Video.

Techspot has hit a milestone, over two thousand drivers on their site, getting updated on a daily basis.

Wombo sent in this timewaster (a very good timewaster at that) called Topshift. There is a thread in our forums discussing it.

The Tech Zone has posted an editorial on the paperless office and whether it will ever happen.

Luke sent in this article that shows you how to turn your FX5900 into an FX5950 Ultra.

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