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Daily News Round #2 for February 5, 2004

Daily News Round #2 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for February 5, 2004
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Feb 5, 2004 10:33 am

- AMD64 Technology Speeds Into Professional Motorcycle Racing with Ducati Corse Team

Hot off the press, AMD have announced that the Ducati Corse Motorcycle Racing Team are planning to implement a server cluster based on the AMD Opteron processor, as well as several Opteron based workstations for development and research, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) calculations, and engine design simulations. You can read the full PR over at AMD's official website.


"Working with a worldwide technology company like AMD is a great gain for the Ducati Corse team. The AMD Opteron processor-based server and workstations will give Ducati Corse a tremendous boost in developing and designing our future motorbikes," said Claudio Domenicali, Ducati Corse managing director. "AMD64 technology offers us a new development path for our technical department without compromising our current software investments."


- IWILL DK8X is Honorable Certified as AMD Opteron Processor Recommended Motherboard


Another press release straight from IWill Corporation this morning announces that their DK8X Opteron motherboard has made it through AMD's internal validation process and qualifies as the most stable and powerful Opteron based platform currently on the market. You can get the full scoop on the new board including specs. etc. in the official document by right clicking here and choosing "Save target as".


Taipei, Taiwan - February 4, 2004 - Today, IWILL Corporation, a leading provider of high-performance workstation and server solution, and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), a global supplier of microprocessors, Flash memory devices and silicon-based solutions for communications and networking applications, announce that IWILL DK8X has been got through AMD's internal validation and been qualified as the most stable and powerful Opteron platform.

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- AOpen AK86-L: Uncommonly Good @ Anandtech
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- First Sony Blu-Ray recoder sales scheduled for May @ CDRInfo
- Xbox 2 (or Xbox Next) to go Harddrive-less? @ GamesIndustry
- ASUS K8V Deluxe and K8V Deluxe Wireless Edition @ Hexus
- Axiom Epic 80 Home Theater Speaker System @ DesignTechnica
- Adobe Creative Suite - Installation Troubleshooting guide @ ByteSector


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