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Sunday Evening (4 Comments) (link)
 Sunday, 13-April-2008  17:54:22 (GMT +10) - by DiGiTaL MoNkEY

Stanford and ATI have finally released a new GPU client for Folding@Home that lets ATI HD2xxx and HD3xxx video card users fold. The client is still in open beta so there may still be some bugs to iron out; Team OCAU (24) members are reporting good results. More information here, and discussion in the forum.

Legion Hardware take a look at Thermaltake's case, power and water solutions, enabled with Nvidia's ESA technology. The more we began to play with it the more it all made sense. The ability to monitor and adjust virtually everything gives the user a great deal of control over their system and this is certainly something that enthusiasts will appreciate.

The phoronix team are attending the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit in Austin Texas. The second annual Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit kicked off yesterday with a variety of free software and Linux talks. The topics ranged from VIA announcing a new open-source driver strategy to pictures of MySQL executives burning their IPO prospectus information following their acquisition by Sun Microsystems.

TweakTown had a chance to sit down and interview Cyberlink, the makers of many products including the most well know package PowerDVD. We recently caught up with our friends at the happy and fun CyberLink HQ here in Taipei, Taiwan and asked them a range of questions addressing our concerns and also those of which we have seen posted in many audio visual forums around the world.

TweakTown have also compared the AMD 790X and Nvidia 780a chipsets to see which one is the best performer. Today we have the top chipsets from both AMD and NVIDIA, that being the AMD 790FX and the NVIDIA 780a. We will pit these two head-to-head; who has the best chipset? Which one is loaded with more features? We will soon find out.

Bit-Tech have been able to get the inside scoop from Lian-Li regarding ten new cases they are expecting to launch before June Lian Li has revealed that it will launch no less than ten different case designs between now and this year’s Computex tradeshow in Taipei, Taiwan in June. The designs will cover many different markets, including mainstream, home theatre and high-end.

Digital Trends have released episode two of their PC/Video Game show, which explores the changing face of the gaming industry and popular trends. The latest instalment in the 10-episode PC and video game series also explores the changing face of gaming's audience, mobile/cell phone entertainment, global gaming communities and how the medium is bringing friends and families closer together.

Looks like another member of the AMD team has resigned, this time its Phil Hester AMD’s Chief Technology Officer and a senior vice president. He is stepping down effective Friday to pursue other opportunities, a company spokesman said. AMD said Hester will not be replaced. More information here, and discussion in the forum.



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