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Daily News Round #2 for February 2, 2005

Daily News Round #2 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for February 2, 2005
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Feb 2, 2005 10:06 am

- CATALYST Top 10 Tips

Terry Makedon of ATI has just brought to our attention a document put together for the purpose of helping Joe Blow learn more about some of the main features behind the CATALYST drivers. The document has been formatted with a list of important tips explaining such things as refresh rates, anti-aliasing, CATALYST A.I., and various other beneficial pieces of advice from the man who knows best.


Right click and "save as" to grab your copy. Thanks for that one Terry!


It is basically a guide for the 95% of the market (a.k.a. non-enthusiasts), that have no idea what anti-aliasing, refresh rates, or even a driver is. It is a simple guide that has ten very basic tips for improving computing experience (and should be used by anyone with an ATI card and CATALYST drivers). Please feel free to use this document any way you want. Host it on your site, publish it in your magazine, and take bits and pieces of it for articles of your own.


- ASUS Introduces World's First Micro ATX Server Board Supporting Intel E7221 Chipset


ASUSTek have just launched a new server board unlike any other. Using Intel's E7221 chipset and coming in micro ATX form, this is a first for the market. The board isn't lacking in the features dept. with PCIe support, ECC memory support, and GIGABIT LAN but to name a few. Full details in the ASUS PR here folks.


Taipei, Taiwan; February XX 2005 - ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), the worldwide leader of motherboards, today introduced the P5CR-VM, the world's first micro ATX (9.6" x 9.6") server board to incorporate the Intel E7221 chipset. Though compact, the P5CR-VM is a full-function, high-performance server board that adopted PCI Express, ECC memory support, Gigabit LAN (Local Area Network) and a host of other innovative features that leveraged the latest technology to fulfill the different needs of businesses.


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