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Daily News Round #1 for September 16, 2004

Daily News Round #1 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for September 16, 2004
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Sep 16, 2004 5:17 am

- ABIT Introduces vGuru For Its Graphics Card Lineup

Looks like ABIT are set to release a video card orientated version of their uGuru monitoring/overclocking technology. vGuru is aimed to ensure reliable, quieter, and easier overclocking functionalities of your ABIT vGuru equipped video card. The only features you miss out on at this stage are that of voltage adjustments, bug reporting, and usage presets. More details over at XBit Labs.


After adding an extensive set of additional capabilities to its mainboards, ABIT is here again to put some more onto its graphics cards in an attempt to make them more reliable and user friendly.


ABIT, a company that is mostly known for its mainboards tailored for gamers and overclockers, recently started to supply its new series of graphics cards that sport the company's own vGuru technology, a hardware and software complex that allows end-users to adjust certain settings, delivering better overclockability as well as ensuring quieter operation.


- OCZ user, WxChaser, hits 285.6 FSB with PC-3700


Word's spreading today after a press release issued from OCZ Technology highlights an extreme overclocking achievement from OCZ memory user, WxChaser. He was able to accomplish quite an amazing clock speed with his 1GB dual-channel kit of OCZ's PC-3700 Gold Revision 3 series memory, no less than 285/570DDR @ 2.5-3-3 latencies with the help of his DFI Lanparty 875B Pro motherboard and OCZ Powerstream 520W PSU test setup. You can click on the thumbnail to see an enlarged image of the overclock in action along with quite a staggering Sandra memory bench result.


OCZ is happy to congratulate consummate overclocker, WxChaser, on his recent accomplishment. Using a 1GB dual-channel kit of OCZ's PC-3700 Gold Revision 3 series memory, he was able to record system performance at 570 MHz DDR with 2.5-3-3 timings. WxChaser used a DFI Lanparty 875B Pro motherboard and OCZ Powerstream 520W PSU test setup with a 3.0 VDIMM voltage.


The OCZ PC-3700 Gold Revision 3 series, with its ultra-high overhead and unyielding quality standards, is an ideal choice for reaching such performance milestones. OCZ will continue to design and manufacture the superior technology that users have come to expect from us. OCZ wishes to thank WxChaser for using our products and helping to substantiate the fact that we offer the best DDR memory available

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- Samsung DVD-P241 Progressive Scan DVD Player @ Extreme Overclocking
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