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Friday Evening Roundup for September 1, 2006

Friday Evening Roundup news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for September 1, 2006

By: Steve Dougherty from Sep 1, 2006 @ 17:18 CDT

Systems

- AMD-ATI To Launch Yokohama Notebook Platform In 4Q @ Digitimes
- Dell Latitude D420 - HSDPA Notebook @ Trusted Reviews
- How to build a computer @ Techpowerup

Motherboard

- First look - Abit's new Core2Duo MAX board @ bit-tech
- ASRock ConRoe945G-DVI: Core 2 Duo goes mATX @ Anandtech
- ECS KA3 MVP and MSI K9A Platinum XPress 3200 @ PC Perspective
- Five ASRock Motherboard Previews, the newest ASRock Motherboards @ OCInside
- ASRock 775Dual-VSTA Motherboard @ LegitReviews
- Asus P5NSLI: nForce 570 SLI Intel Edition @ HotHardware

CPU

- AMD Sempron for Socket AM2 @ Digital-Daily
- Extreme CPU bus frequency overclocking with Conroe @ NordicHardware

Video/Monitor

- AGP Graphics Card Group Test @ Trusted Reviews
- ATI RADEON X1950 XTX - Features, Synthetic Tests @ Digit-Life
- MSI NX7600GT-VT2D256E 256MB nVidia SLI Ready Video Card @ Futurelooks
- MSI NX7300GS-TD256E GeForce 7300 GS 256MiB @ Hexus
- ATI X1950XTX @ Neoseeker
- HIS X1650Pro 256MB Video Card @ 3DGameMan

Audio/Media

- Creative Zen Vision W @ Hardware Zone
- ATI and nVidia crush high-end DVD players @ Hardware.info

Cases/Modding/PSU

- Clever Power VGA Booster and CPU Stabilizer @ Madshrimps
- Ultra 2000VA UPS @ DriverHeaven
- How to Discover Your Power Supply Real Manufacturer @ Hardware Secrets
- Antec Fusion Media Center Case @ ThinkComputers
- NZXT Apollo extraterrestrial design-case @ TweakPC

Cooling

- Thermalright Ultra 90 Heatsink @ Techpowerup
- ThermalRight Ultra-120 Heatsink @ 3DGameMan

Storage

- Coolmax SATA Combo HDD Enclosure @ BCCHardware
- Seagate Sata2 320GB vs. Western Digital Sata 2 320GB @ OverclockersClub
- Areca ARC-1220 RAID Controller @ XBit Labs
- Pretec unwraps 8GB SD card @ RegHardware

Other

- Optical Liquid Wireless Mouse (Duck) from Brando WorkShop @ DragonSteelMods
- PSP2 rumoured again @ The Inquirer
- Why Ebay will die @ The Inquirer
- Reasons why Vista will Rock for Gaming @ DigitalTrends
- Buffalo FireStix PC2-6400 2GB DDR2 @ Virtual-Hideout