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Daily News Round #2 for December 29, 2003

Daily News Round #2 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for December 29, 2003
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Dec 29, 2003 2:46 pm

- ABIT asking us "How Do You DigiDice?"

ABIT's DigiDice SFF system has been quite successful since it's release several months back, ABIT are continuing to focus on the success of their mini-system by asking the question to all proud owners out there, "Just how you are using your DigiDice?" If you send in a picture along with some info of how your DigiDice is being used, you'll automatically be entered into a lucky draw for some cool prizes! The Full PR contains all the details on how to enter etc. and can be obtained by right clicking and choosing "Save target as" here!


- Shuttle drives SFF innovation with Silent X technology

A press release just in from Shuttle (the leading designer/manufacturer of SFF pc's) states the availability of XPC's which officially sport their new "Silent X technology", along with available upgrades for earlier G and G2-series XPC's. Read below for the full scoop.


(Taipei, Taiwan - December 29, 2003) Shuttle Inc, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of small form factor (SFF) computers, is proud to announce the arrival of Silent X, a family of computer heat and noise reduction technologies designed exclusively for Shuttle's XPC line of SFF computers.


"Silent X is a world-class family of cooling and noise-reduction technologies exclusive to the Shuttle XPC," said Jonathon Yi, vice-president of product management, Shuttle. "The Silent X logo is your assurance that Shuttle XPC's are 'Super Quiet, Super Cool.'"


The Silent X concept is embodied in a number of discreet Shuttle technoligies, including:


• The Silent X 250W PSU;
• Integrated Cooling Engine (ICE); and
• Intelligently-engineered airflow mechanics.


The Silent X 250W PSU is available immediately as an integrated component in select XPC models. It's also available as a value-added upgrade for Shuttle's G and G2-series XPC's. ICE heat-pipe technology and intelligently-engineered airflow mechanics are standard features on all shipping Shuttle XPC's.


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