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Daily News Round #1 for March 30, 2004

Daily News Round #1 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for March 30, 2004
By Steve Dougherty from Mar 30, 2004 @ 2:52 CST

- Gigabyte - New 5700LE Cards

Gigabyte forwarded on a press release for us today in reference to a couple of new additions for their nVidia graphics card range. Based on nVidia's latest 5700LE GPU, two flavours have been announced, the difference being a 128mb (GV-N57L128D) and 256mb (GV-N57L256D) version. All the details on the card(s) can be read within the attached press release.


Taipei, Taiwan, March 2004 - Gigabyte Technology Co. announces the release of its much-anticipated new graphics accelerator, the GV-N57L256D (256MB) and GV-N57L128D (128MB). Release of the GV-N57L series is concurrent with the exciting launch of NVIDIA's performance-class GeForce FX 5700LE GPU. The GV-N57L series is designed as a great-performance gaming solution that delivers amazing cinematic, abundant features and rock-solid stability for next-generation games and applications.


- Transcend Releases Tiny Portable Hard Drive

Another press release in, this time from Transcend announcing a new portable hard drive thats only 1.8" in size. Two models look to be coming out, offering either 20 or 40GB in size. The device can be simply powered through your USB port as well, also offering speeds of up to 480 Mbps (USB 2.0). Not too shabby for data on the go. The full scoop within the attached press release.


Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend) releases its 1.8" USB 2.0 portable hard drive this month, April 2004. Although roughly the size of a standard business card, it has more than enough capacity (20GB/40GB) for your data storage needs. No need to carry around another troublesome power brick either; it is powered directly from the USB port. This pocket drive is perfect for the person always on the go.


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