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Daily News Round #1 for December 2, 2004

Daily News Round #1 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for December 2, 2004

By Steve Dougherty on Dec 2, 2004 04:13 am CST - 1 min, 42 secs reading time

- Intel Promotion Bundles PCIe GF6600GT GFX Cards with motherboards

An announcement from the NVIDIA guns earlier today brings news that together with Intel they've launched a marketing promotion in which PCIe GeForce 6600 GT graphics cards will be bundled with selected 925X, 925XE & 915P based desktop boards. The promotion is said to run through to the end of the year, further details within NVIDIA's official PR.

"The combination of an NVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT and an Intel motherboard provides a supercharged computing experience," added Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales at NVIDIA. "We are pleased to team up with Intel on this promotion, which helps drive the adoption of high-performance PCI Express platforms around the world."

- Vote for DAWN now - Miss Digital 2004

Feel like supporting NVIDIA? Well this is certainly a different way of doing it...Miss Digital World (a virtual beauty contest in which lifelike 3D designed computer characters such as NVIDIA's own "DAWN" participate) is almost at an end, with the final day for voting being that of tomorrow. NVIDIA want YOU to vote for their beloved "NV BEAUTY" folks. More details here.

Miss Digital World is the first ever virtual beauty contest, strictly for the most beautiful and intriguing virtual models made using the most advanced 3D graphics tools. Miss Digital World has a general jury made up of all the visitors to the website and those who wish to cast their vote. Taking part in this contest is NVIDIA's very own model DAWN, who is believed to be one of the liveliest and most captivating contestants.

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