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Daily News Round #3 for March 18, 2004

Daily News Round #3 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for March 18, 2004
By Steve Dougherty from Mar 18, 2004 @ 7:54 CST

- Corsair Launches Online "Corsair Community"

The press releases just keep on rollin' in from all angles today. With another announcement from Corsair again, they let us know of their new "Corsair Community" website which is dedicated to gamers and case modders. It also highlights their LAN party sponsorship program featuring pictures and info on the stack of LAN parties across the globe that they've recently sponsored, along with several pictures of some incredible case modding designs by a few master modders, and plenty more. You can head over to the new community site here.


"We're extremely excited about the Corsair Community site and our sponsorship activities with LAN parties, modding experts and gaming gurus. We're glad for this opportunity to give back to the community that has made us famous" said Joe James, Marketing Director at Corsair. "Corsair has always been in close touch with our customers, and this will help us understand customer needs better than anybody", continued Mr. James.


- Shuttle's XPC SK83G delivers 64-bit value

Surprise surprise, Shuttle also have a press release out today which announces their new XPC SK83G small form factor PC. It's based on VIA's Athlon64 K8M800 + VT8237 chipsets and also incorporates their Silent X family of heat and noise technologies. Unfortunately they didn't hand us an image of the new a64 SFF machine for you to take a look at as yet, but you can obtain the full press release here.


The 754-pin Athlon 64-ready XPC SK83G delivers an incredible 1600MHz, HyperTransport enhanced chip-to-processor link (12.8GHz aggregate). Also supporting 8X AGP, DDR333 memory and ultra-fast Serial ATA with RAID (0,1), Shuttle's latest 64-bit SFF computer creates a new value point in this rapidly evolving market segment.