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Saturday Morning (16 Comments) (link)
 Saturday, 29-January-2005  03:36:11 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Shuttle apparently shipped 600,000 XPCs in 2004, thanks thetron. Although Intel-based systems accounted for about 65% of the company's XPC shipments last year, and Shuttle’s AMD-based XPC shipments should soon receive a boost as the company is preparing to ship its SN25P XPC, which will be the first nForce4-based small-form-factor solution on the market.

PC-Perspective looked at the nForce Professional 2200 MCP chipset, bringing PCI-Express to the Opteron. LinuxHardware offer their perspective and also interview Tyan.

TweakTown examined NVIDIA's SLI technology, which combines two video cards for higher performance.

HotHardware have a notebook buyer's guide, while HWZ shed light on projector buying and BigBruin have tips on choosing a case for your PC bits.

HardwareAnalysis think that dual core CPUs aren't such a big deal.

IBM is the subject of more holocaust accusations, this time having to face a trial in Switzerland, thanks fester2001. A gypsy group filed the lawsuit after a 2001 book claimed the company's punch-card machines enabled the Nazis to make their killing operations more efficient.

From GroopA: Basically a new CD drive that can "print" a label on the CD for you as well as writing your data by "burning" the image onto the label side of the media.

"Project Lament" is another hellraiser-inspired PC mod, featured on CaseModGod.

Xbit detailed their PSU testing methodology, thanks Daniel.

China has apparently banned 50 games, thanks Joe. Games given the thumbs-down include The Sims 2, Manhunt, FIFA 2005, Painkiller: Battle out of Hell, Age of Mythology: The Titans, Battlefield Vietnam, Conflict Vietnam, Vietcong: Fist Alpha and Devastation, local news agency Xinhuanet reported today.

I thought I mentioned this earlier, but can't find it now.. anyway, robot soldiers are soon to be fighting in Iraq, thanks Stuart.

There are new versions of 3DMark 05 and 03 available on FutureMark's website.



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