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Daily News Round #2 for September 15, 2003

Daily News Round #2 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for September 15, 2003
By: Cameron Wilmot | Posted: Sep 16, 2003 3:26 am

- Corsair Pro-Series Reviews


Sudhian Media, PC Stats and Hardwareluxx have all posted reviews of Corsair's new case modder friendly Pro-Series RAM which include LED's on top of the module which light up when the RAM is active.



Corsair has been known for years a premium memory supplier of quality memory modules which satisfy even the most aggressive overclockers and gamers among us. Recently they've gone a step further with their new ProSeries XMS Memory establishing the new high end for DDR performance at 500MHz while adding activity-driven LEDs which will most likely soon become the latest craze in case-modding.


- Free stuff from OCZ


Ryan from OCZ Technology let us know that they will be running weekly contests on their website soon giving away free merchandise such as free t-shirts and stickers to brand OCZ Dual Channel EL DDR memory kits.


OCZ is pleased to announce that starting the week of September 15, free merchandise will be given away to weekly contest entrants. OCZ would like to give something back to the enthusiast community and feels that holding a weekly giveaway is a great way to do it.


- ABIT at Computex 2003


ABIT sent us through a press release regarding their intentions for product announcements next week during Computex in Taiwan. I have uploaded the 1MB word document to our server for you all to download. Please right click on this link and "Save Target As".


Taipei, Taiwan, September 2003-This year's Computex Taipei has grown to become the 2nd largest IT show in the world, surpassing rival shows in North America and Asia. As a major player in Taiwan's IT industry and the enthusiast motherboard brand of choice, ABIT will be showing off the latest ABIT Engineered products offering users cutting edge solutions for the mini PC, hardware monitoring, enhanced security and advanced cooling. Come visit ABIT at Hall 3, Booth G 76 and see why our PC hardware solutions continually push the limits.


- VIA announces Envy24HT-S Audio Controller


VIA announced their Envy24HT-S Audio Controller today which delivers 7.1 surround sound with support for 24-bit 192kHz digital inputs and outputs, and 20-bit/48KHz analog connections. Sounds cards based on this controller are available throughout the USA now at stores like CompUSA, Micro Center and Datavision.


More information in our VIA forum (registration no longer required to view!)


The VIA Envy24HT-S Audio Controller is tailored for the mainstream soundcard market with leading feature support for the latest 8-channel DVD audio tracks enabling perfect home theatre performance. With support for 24-bit 192kHz digital inputs and outputs, and 20-bit/48KHz analog connections, soundcards based on the VIA Envy24HT-S will enable the highest level of format support, lightning gaming performance, and stellar audio quality.


- Articles and Reviews from around the Web


- DVD Ripping - The final lesson @ Short Media
- Athlon 64 : HyperTransport @ UK Gamer
- Trillian Pro 2.0 @ Techware Labs
- Choosing Optimal Memory to Match Intel Pentium 4 Processor @ X-Bit Labs


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