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Friday Evening Roundup for October 7, 2005

Friday Evening Roundup news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for October 7, 2005

By: Steve Dougherty from Oct 7, 2005 @ 22:06 CDT

Systems

- Shuttle XPC SD31P SFF system @ Xtreme Resources
- Toshiba Qosmio F10 Notebook @ Digit-Life

Motherboard

- ASRock 939Dual-SATA2 Socket M2 Upgradable @ PCStats
- Abit NI8 SLI: nVidia SLI for the Intel Gamer @ Anandtech
- Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9 (VIA K8T890) @ Hardware Zone
- "Faked" nForce5 revealed @ TweakPC
- ECS KN1 SLI Extreme Motherboard @ Noticias3D (Translated)
- Foxconn 6150K8MA-8EKRS Mainboard @ Hexus

Memory

- Corsair TwinX2048-6400 PRO PC2-6400 DDR-2 Memory @ PCStats
- Centon Advanced A2X1GS3200LLE PC3200 2GB Dual Channel Kit @ InsaneTek

Video/Monitor

- ATI RADEON X1800 XT and XL Performance: Crushing NVIDIA's 7800? @ XBit Labs
- ATI RADEON X1600 XT: Mainstream Performance Redefined Once Again? @ XBit Labs
- HIS X800 GTO @ bit-tech
- ATI Radeon X1000 Series Coverage @ Hardware Secrets
- Asus Dual 7800 GT SLI Single Card Sneak Peek @ Hot Hardware & PCPerspective
- ATI's X1000 Series: Extended Performance Testing @ Anandtech
- Gateway FPD2185W - 21" LCD-monitor with HDCP support @ NordicHardware

Audio/Media

- Frontier Labs NEX 3 MP3 Player @ CooltechZone
- Steel Sound 5H Headphones @ PCMech

Cases/Modding/PSU

- RaidMax Ninja 918 ATX Gaming Case @ BigBruin
- Xion II Steel ATX Mid Tower Case @ LegitReviews
- Thermaltake Swing Mid-Tower Case @ 3DGameMan

Cooling

- asetek VapoChill Micro @ Viperlair
- Sunbeam Theta Fan Controller @ LANAddict
- Lexcool XC-801 @ Overclockers Online
- Asetek Vapochill Micro Ultra Low Noise Cooler @ PCModdingMy

Storage

- ToughDrive Pro 2.5" @ 3DXtreme
- Panasonic shows off Blu-ray notebook drive @ Engadget
- Mini-harddrive tougher than most @ Freecom

Other

- BIOS Optimization Guide Rev. 8.4.1! @ RojakPot
- Jackson Armor Card @ Hi-Tech Reviews
- A Sneak Peak at Intel's 65 nm Pentium 4 @ Toms Hardware