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Daily News Round #1 for December 8, 2004 #2

Daily News Round #1 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for December 8, 2004 #2

By Steve Dougherty on Dec 8, 2004 09:44 pm CST - 2 mins, 10 secs reading time

- Corsair Announces Entry Into Flash Media Market

Corsair are officially covering new ground as of today with an announcement supporting their entry into the Flash media market. They are now offering families of USB 2.0 flash drives along with Secure Digital (SD) cards. You can get a closer look at the new flash products over at this section of Corsair's website folks.

For those interested, the press release can also be grabbed here.

Fremont, CA, December 8, 2004: Corsair Memory, Inc., a global leader in ultra-performance DDR memory modules for PC gamers and enthusiasts, today announced the company's entry into the flash media market with new families of USB 2.0 flash drives and Secure Digital (SD) cards.

Corsair's USB Flash Voyager products are high capacity thumb-sized portable storage devices that are ideal for transporting presentations, photos, MP3's, and other files. These USB drives are as stylish as they are durable, featuring a unique retro looking rubber casing that is water resistant. Capable of blazing fast 19 Megabyte per second sustained read speeds, these devices are fully Hi-Speed USB 2.0 compliant, and are backward compatible to USB 1.1. Corsair will begin shipping these USB Flash Voyager drives immediately to resellers worldwide.

- Magic! The GIGABYTE "8 Pinball Game"

GIGABYTE are celebrating the launch of their latest member to the 8Sigma series of motherboards, the nForce4 GA-K8NXP-SLI. They've organized an online based "8 Magic Pinball Game" event in which everyone can participate to be in with a chance for some pretty sweet prizes. Although the event launched a couple of days ago now, there's plenty of time left to give it a blast as GIGABYTE are keeping it in play until the 6th of Jan. All the details can be had within Gigabyte's official PR here, and you can get to all the action of the game itself over here folks.

Taipei, Taiwan (Dec 6, 2004)-Attention!! To celebrate the launch of the GIGABYTE 8? Series AMD platform motherboard - GA-K8NXP-SLI, GIGABYTE carries on special "8? Magic Pinball Game" event. This game is designed to provide the exciting experience of pin-ball game and the 8? Series motherboard as well. Don't hesitate and lose the chance to win big prizes starting now!! The "8? Magic Pinball Game" begins December 6th 2004 and runs until January 6th, 2005.

By simply collecting the magic power of all 8 ??elements in the pinball game, participants are able to win the perfect combination of a GIGABYTE 8S Series motherboard together with the AMD AthlonTM 64 3200+ socket 939 CPU. Plus, players who forward the game link to their friends and buddies, will have the extra chance to win GIAGBYTE's hot selling NVIDIA® GeforceTM 6600 series PCI-E graphics card.

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