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Daily News Round #2 for July 30, 2004

Daily News Round #2 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for July 30, 2004
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Jul 30, 2004 2:38 pm

- Gigabyte Doing The Rounds

Three announcements from Gigabyte have taken place today. The first of which confirms that all of their SocketA 533fsb+ and Socket754 motherboards will fully support AMD's newly released Sempron line of processors without a hitch. A new BIOS upgrade is all that's needed for existing boards in order to recognize the new cpu's. More on that one here.


Taipei, Taiwan July 29, 2004- Gigabyte Technology, the worlds leading manufacturer of motherboards recently announced its all AMD Socket A and Socket 754 motherboards which support the latest AMD SempronTM Processors. With innovative and high performance engineering and design, Gigabyte motherboards are the most reliable platform for the new AMD SempronTM processor. Existing owners of the motherboards will be able to upgrade to the new processors easily by just downloading and flashing a new BIOS upgrade. With AMD's new SempronTM Processor, Gigabyte motherboards deliver both exhilarating performance and stability beyond your expectation.


Next up, a new series of coolers to their popular 3D cooler line of heatsinks. Dubbed the "3D Rocket Cooler" series, these are said to take air cooling to a new level using a revolutionary design which not only cools the CPU but also surrounding areas of the socket on the m/board to further increase performance and stability. More details on their latest 3D Rocket Cooler line within the supporting PR.


30th. July. 2004 - Taipei, Taiwan. GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY, after its year long run of acclaim over it's award winning CPU coolers is announcing its next generation CPU cooler, 3D Rocket Cooler Series. The 3D Rocket Cooler-Pro model is specially design for power users looking for the maximum overclocking experience. For enthusiast who place quiet operation as their most important criteria, Gigabyte presents the 3D Rocket Cooler Super Silent Series. This cooler was engineered with ultra silent operation as the foremost consideration during development.


All of the coolers in the 3D Rocket Cooler Series not only follow the previous design model, that of Silent, Light, Attractive, and Universal, but also follow the new series of 3D Rocket Cooler standards! That is, to provide cooling effects to other surrounding components on the motherboard to further increase performance and efficiency. These five standards, found only in Gigabyte brand CPU coolers, sets a new standard in CPU area thermal dissipation.


This may make the decision on your next graphics card purchase a tad easier. A final press release from Gigabyte today tells us of their new games bundle to be included within all of their ATI and nVidia video card packages. Two brand new game titles are to be included, namely Thief: Deadly Shadows and Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising. More info on these within the PR here folks.


Taipei, Taiwan----Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. proudly announces two recently released games bundled with selected NVIDIA-based and ATI-based graphics accelerators. The two games included are the top-rated action adventures "Thief: Deadly Shadows™" from Edios Inc. and the record-breaking first person shooter game "Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising™" from NovaLogic, Inc. With an NVIDIA's GeForce 6800, FX 5900, FX 5700, PCX 5900, PCX 5750 series, and ATI's X800, X600, X300 Series graphics accelerator card included free, makes this a truly amazing one time offer.


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