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Daily News Round #1 for December 18, 2003

Daily News Round #1 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for December 18, 2003
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Dec 18, 2003 7:59 am

- Creative 3D Blaster 5 FX5900

The guys at NVNews have aquired Creative's 3D Blaster graphics card based on nVidia's FX5900 GPU for review, running at a stock core/mem of 400/700mhz. All in all, looks to be a solid cost friendly performer.


NVIDIA's strategy of releasing multiple products that are based on the same graphics chipset serves the enthusiast well. This is especially true in the upper mid-range segment as consumers with a limited budget have a greater opportunity to enjoy the excitement of high-end gaming performance without the killer price tag.


- Forgotten Passwords & Recovery Methods


PCStats are at it again, this time with a beginners guide to recovering lost passwords in the event you would normally just go about an entire reinstall. I'm sure it'll be a lifesaver at some stage.


In this guide, PCstats will explore the various methods that can be used to password protect computer systems, and how to defeat them if you lock yourself out. We'll start with non-user account related passwords, like the computer BIOS password and Internet Explorer passwords, and proceed on to methods of breaking into your system again if you manage to completely lock yourself out.


- Articles and Reviews from around the Web

- XTracPads Ripper Mousepad @ Big Bruin
- Logitech X-620 6.1 Surround Speakers @ DiscGamer


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