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Tuesday Evening Roundup for August 8, 2006

Tuesday Evening Roundup news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for August 8, 2006

By Steve Dougherty from Aug 8, 2006 @ 19:40 CDT

Systems

- Budget PC Buying Guide @ TechSpot
- Another Look at Core 2 Duo Notebook Performance @ PC Perspective
- Panasonic ToughBook CF-74 Notebook @ Trusted Reviews
- HP dv2000t Notebook @ DigitalTrends
- MSI mPC 915 Barebone SFF @ Viperlair

Motherboard

- NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI Intel sneak peak @ Guru3D
- ASRock 775Dual-VSTA: Does DDR2 matter? @ Anandtech
- First look: Foxconn P9657AA-8EKRS2H @ Hexus
- Asus P5W DH Deluxe Motherboard @ ByteSized Reviews

CPU

- AMD Expects High-End CPU Sales Increasing @ XBit Labs
- Cool and cheap screamers from Intel and AMD @ Tech Report
- Overclocking the AMD A64 4200+ AM2 Processor @ LegitReviews

Video/Monitor

- Get Quad SLI Before It Is Hatched @ Toms Hardware
- A Roundup of 45 PCI-E video cards, Q'3 2006 @ Digital-Daily
- Interview with Sapphire Technology 2006 @ Digit-Life
- ATI is a duff purchase for AMD - Crossfire is dead @ The Inquirer
- MSI Announces First Retail NVIDIA HDMI Graphics Card @ DailyTech
- Samsung SyncMaster 225BW Review - 22" of 5ms Sweetness! @ BCCHardware
- Inno3D 7300GT DDR3 @ BCCHardware & Hardware Zone
- GeForce 7600GT Round Up @ Tech Hounds

Audio/Media

- Philips SBA1500 Portable Speaker System @ DailyCE
- Medusa 5.1 Pro Gamer Headphones @ GeekExtreme

Networking

- Bigfoot sheds more light on gaming network card @ Tech Report
- Have Fun With Neighbors Trying To Steal Your Wireless Internet @ The TechZone

Cases/Modding/PSU

- Nmedia Mute Power Series 500 Watt Power Supply @ ThinkComputers
- Thermaltake Armor/Kandalf Side Panel Upgrade with 25cm Fan @ BigBruin
- Ultra Aluminus Case @ TechPowerUp
- How To Replace Your Power Supply @ Hardware Secrets
- Apevia X-Pleasure Case @ BleedinEdge
- NZXT Precise 650W PSU @ Phoronix

Cooling

- Vantec Stingray STG-100 Cooling Solution in S-AM2 Platform @ XBit Labs
- Thermaltake AquaBay M5 @ Technic3D
- Heatsink Roundup Part 4 - Alpha PAL8150 and Arctic Cooling Alpine64 @ BleedinEdge
- Heatsink Roundup Part 5 - AeroCool HT-102 and Vantec Mach1 @ BleedinEdge

Storage

- Blu-ray versus HD DVD: First Head-to-Head Comparisons @ HighDefDigest
- 3ware 9500S-8 SATA RAID Controller @ XBit Labs
- ATP Petito 1GB Flash Drive @ CDR-Zone
- ICYDOCK MB122 Docking Station @ Pro-Clockers
- Plextor's 2nd SATA Drive - Mmm SATA DVDRW @ BCCHardware
- Corsair Readout USB Flash Memory Device @ Metku

Other

- OCZ Rally2 4GB Thumb Drive @ Techgage
- Full Steam ahead @ bit-tech
- HP iPaq rx1950 Navigator GPS Bundle @ Trusted Reviews
- Media Portal @ PCMech