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Daily News Round #1 for June 7, 2004

Daily News Round #1 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for June 7, 2004
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Jun 7, 2004 8:26 am

- Athlon 64 Motherboard Roundup

The folks over at Hardware4you have looked at a few K8T800 based motherboards for the A64 platform over the weekend, namely the Epox 8HDA3+, Asus K8V-Deluxe, and AOpen AK86-L boards. They also include AOpen's AK89-Max which is based on nVidia's nForce3 150 chipset for good measure. It's translated which can make for some difficult reading in parts, but otherwise well worth checking out.


From the introduction of the family of processori Athlon 64 they are by now passed nine months, however new architecture AMD finds it hard to take off. Certain E', but, than such situation has not been determined from riconducibili mancanze to the new plan of the engineers of Sunnyvale but, rather, to a comprehensible tie of the international market to solutions with a better relationship qualità/prezzo. E' the same Californian producer to estimate considerable volumes of sales also for this semestre for family XP.


- System Guide - Small Form Factor Box

ArsTechnica have updated their Systems Guide today, this month focusing on Small Form Factor PC's. They offer guides that help you to build up the ultimate budget box, the 'centrefold' guide showing us some of the more refined / exotic looking options, and also a hot rod guide for the power hungry.


One of the most recent innovations in PCs has been the Small Form Factor (SFF) case. This month, the Ars System Guide explores the world of SFF systems. Fairly ordinary by most standards, standard components plug straight into these barebone systems, which makes building one straight forward. They generally come with a single optical drive bay and a hard drive bay, space for two sticks of RAM, and oftentimes with an AGP and PCI slot for some expandability. Aside from the possibility of a high-performance system with a small footprint, SFF systems have one other thing going for them.


- Articles and Reviews from around the Web

- Speeze OwlStream II @ Hardware4you (Translated)
- Lexington Technology PC Access @ Gruntville
- Antec Overture @ LegitReviews
- DDR, DDR2 (G)DDR3, so what is the difference? @ LostCircuits
- Acrylic Scratch Fix Guide @ GideonTech
- Chaintech Geforce FX5500 256Meg Videocard @ TweakNews
- Creative Gives Zen a Touchpad @ Everything USB


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