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Evening Roundup for March 2, 2004

Evening Roundup news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for March 2, 2004
By Steve Dougherty from Mar 2, 2004 @ 19:19 CST

Systems

 

- Apple Powermac G5 Computer @ SLCentral
- Shuttle Zen XPC @ Motherboards Org
- Acer Aspire 1705SCi Notebook @ Trusted Reviews

 

Motherboard

 

- Soltek to Showcase LGA775, Socket 939 Mainboards at CeBIT 2004 @ XBit Labs
- Gigabyte Comes Out with Affordable Mainboards @ XBit Labs
- Chaintech ZNF3-150 ZENITH Motherboard @ Overclockers Club

 

CPU

 

- AMD Opteron vs. Intel Xeon: Database Performance Shootout @ Anandtech
- Future Athlon 64s to Include SSE3 Support @ TechReport
- AMD to Test 90nm Microprocessor Production in April @ XBit Labs
- Intel to Add Xeon MP Processors with 4MB Cache into Lineup @ XBit Labs
- SPEC CPU2000. Part 13. High End processors in the late 2003 @ Digit-Life

 

Video/Monitor

 

- AGP to PCI Express Bridging @ Beyond3D
- Soltek GeForceFX SL-5900-FD @ EnvyNews
- HIS Excalibur AIW Radeon 9600 Pro @ OC Prices
- ALbatron GeForceFX 5700 Ultra @ TechWareLabs
- GeForce FX Go5700 @ ExtremeTech
- ATI's R420XT is the Olympic Snowboard @ The Inquirer

 

Cases/Modding/PSU

 

- Clever Power 400W PSU @ Controlled-Insanity
- Xoxide Spiderman ATX Case @ ByteSector
- External CD-ROM Make-over Guide @ ComputerSphere

 

Cooling

 

- Gigabyte 3DCooler-Pro PCU21-VG P4/K7/K8 Heatsink @ FrostyTech
- Kingwin Thermal Center TC-02S fan controller @ System Cooling
- Heatsink Lapping Guide @ IAmNotAGeek
- Connectland CEK-07-610B CPU cooler @ DansData
- Thermalright SLK-948U heatsink @ A1 Electronics
- Murdoc Tube mod @ Red&Blackness Mods
- Zalman WaterBlock ZM-WB2 @ Xtreme News
- Fanless Athlon 64 PC @ Teschke

 

Storage

 

- Plextor PX-708UF DVD Writer @ ClubOC
- External SerialATA Interface: First Facts about the Unannounced Standard @ XBit Labs
- Bytecc Mobile External Enclosure @ Voided Warranty