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Daily News Round #2 for February 18, 2004

Daily News Round #2 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for February 18, 2004
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Feb 18, 2004 12:26 pm

- IWILL Announce DH800, the Ultimate Workstation/Server board


IWILL proudly announced their DH800 dual processor motherboard this morning, highlighting the fact that it's the first board on the market to support the fastest of the Xeon line of processors, as well as having full support for next generation Xeon cpus, DDR400, PCI-X, and a host of other nice features. More in the official press release.


Powered by the Intel 875P and the Hance Rapids, the new released Southbridge chipset by Intel, IWILL DH800 is the industry's first Dual-Xeon workstation motherboard supporting high-speed DDR 400 memories and broad bandwidth PCI-X controller cards. DH800 is also the ultimate version of the Intel based professional DP workstation motherboard that supports AGP Pro/8X graphic cards. DH800 is the most cost-effective and fashionable workstation motherboard in the market today and later.


- Six PCI TV-Tuners Roundup

Looking to buy a TV-Tuner card for your PC anytime soon? If you're not sure what to look out for, you'll be wanting to head over to XBit Labs where they've a roundup going with 6 of them. Cards included are from Philips, Conexant, 3DeMON, AVerMedia, Genius, and Lifeview. At the end of the day all of them do the job and are quite similar in many respects.


Today we are going to take a closer look at such an interesting device as TV-tuner. There is the whole bunch of these solutions in the market today, but we will discuss 6 of them to figure out the major peculiarities and functions of these devices and point out the most important things you should pay attention to when buying a TV-tuner for your system.


- Articles and Reviews from around the Web

- Exclusive Intel Developer Forum 2004 Features @ Hexus
- ET Intel Developer Forum Coverage @ ExtremeTech
- UT2K4 Demo Review @ Firing Squad
- Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 120GB SATA HDD @ System Cooling
- Intel presents Cayley, the LCOS Display Technology @ Digit-Life
- IBM ThinkPad X3 @ Trusted Reviews


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