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Updates: Wednesday, 28th July 2004- David

Last night me and a couple of friends took off to catch the premiere of I, Robot. Pretty good show, some very good acting by Will Smith to boot, but let down by the rather bland and underwhelming ending. On the other hand, I haven't even read Asimov's original work, on which the movie was based on. Nevertheless, this movie is a definite must-watch, even if only for the excellent CG.


Updates: Monday, 26th July 2004- David

It's been quite a while since this page had any updates. With work and life taking up the bulk of my time, there hasn't been much left over. Hopefully things will start picking up in a bit. In the meantime, here's a quick review of the TwinMOS TwiSTER PC4000 memory which we received for review awhile back. Hit on the image below to check out the review!


Press Release : Thursday, 12th August 2004- David

Crucial Ballistix Dream Machine Sweekstakes!

You’d better slide over your gaming rig to make some space. Better yet, just throw that old thing out. Why? Because the staff in the Crucial Performance Lab are living every geek’s dream of building the ULTIMATE gaming rig. And here’s where it gets good - you can win it by entering the Crucial(R) Dream Machine Sweepstakes at
www.crucial.com/gamer
(Ed: Unfortunately, Malaysians need not apply :()

Corsair: The Fastest 1 GByte modules available

Corsair Memory, Inc. today announced new XMS 3200 speed 1 GByte modules supporting CAS-2 latencies. Following the success of the company's 1 GByte PC3200 CAS-3 modules, these new products offer the same speed and density but support lower latencies and improved performance. In addition, they offer incredibly fast 400MHz speeds at aggressive 2-3-3-6 latencies.

More info: http://www.corsairmemory.com/corsair/pr/08-06-04-1GB_C2.pdf

Corsair Announces $20 DOOM 3™ Rebate

Corsair is offering a $20 mail-in rebate on any set of 1GB XL modules (eligible products are TwinX1024-3200XL, TwinX1024-3200XLPT, and TwinX1024-3200XLPRO) when purchased together with DOOM 3. The XL modules have garnered over 40 awards since their launch in May 2004, making the Corsair XL the most highly awarded memory module of the year. Most recently, the XL modules were selected as “Must Have Hardware” by Kyle Bennett of [H]ardOCP in the Official Doom3 [H]ardware Guide. Both the game and the XL memory must be purchased between August 1 and August 31, 2004 from any retailer in the USA to be eligible for the rebate, and the mail-in must be postmarked by September 20, 2004.

More info: http://www.corsairmemory.com/corsair/promo/Corsair_Doom3_Promo.pdf

GeIL DDR2 PC5300 667MHz

GeIL Inc., the independent world leader in professional memory houses, today announced the release of DDR2 667MHz memory modules - an extent to its previous DDR2 533MHz module with wider bandwidth and tighter timings that set the standard in its competitive. This newly released module offers 667MHz SDRAM DDR2 DIMMs in capacities of 256MB, 512MB and 1 GB in single channel, giving it the highest performing potential.

More info: http://www.geilusa.com/newsdetail.asp?linenumber=37


News : Thursday, 12th August 2004- David

Letters 121 @ DansData
The Registry: Backups, Repairs, and Protection @ PCStats
Koutech PCI to PCMCIA Adapter @ Phoronix
Albatron PX915G Pro @ MBReview
Epox 8RDA6+ PRO Socket A Motherboard @ PCStats
Blacknoise AMD Super Silent Kit @ Gurureview
Thermaltake Silverriver @ Rbmods
Ultra Products Dual Channel 1GB PC4000 Kit @ PimpRig
Enermax CS-656TA @ Viper Lair
Swissbit's Swiss Memory Victorinox @ TechTastic
Vantec Spectrum Mouse Pad @ Mikhailtech
Zalman Reserator 1 Fanless Water Cooler @ hardCOREware
Sapphire Radeon Toxic X800 Pro VIVO @ Bjorn3D
Albatron K8X800 Pro II Motherboard @ Club Overclocker
Coolmax Xtreme Files (X2) 3.5 @ Hardware Pacers
Gigabyte 8KNXP Ultra 64 – a Workstation Wonder @ Tweaktown
MSI K8N Neo Platinum nForce 3 250GB Motherboard @ OCNZ
ECS PF4 Deluxe @ HEXUS
Memory Bandwidth vs. Latency Timings @ PCStats
aTuner 1.9.5.6177 @ 3DCenter
HIS Excalibur Radeon X800 Pro IceQ II @ Ocprices.com
Antec Aria @ Neoseeker
Thermaltake Extreme Volcano 12 @ Phoronix
Kingston KHX3200K2/2G Hyper-X3200 2GB DDR400 @ Madshrimps
Coolink Bat Blue LED CPU Cooler @ XYZ Computing
Coolermaster Cavalier 3 @ BurnOutPC
AOpen DRW8800 8X DVD Burner @ PCStats
eVGA GF 6800 Ultra Extreme Edition @ HotHardware
Logitech RumblePad 2 @ Buddha's LAN Room
KayinStorm's Etching Technique @ PimpRig


News : Wednesday, 28th July 2004- David

Silverstone LC-04 @ Walibe.com
Gigabyte GV-RX60X128V PCI-E Videocard @ PCStats
OCZ PC3500 Platinum EB DDR433 Kit @ hardCOREware
XTrac Hammer Optical Mouse Pad @ Buddha's LAN Room
RoyalTek's Sapphire GPS @ TechTastic
Acadia Technology (GlobalWin) YCC-S27 Case @ Hi-Techreviews
Philips Ultimate Edge @ VoidYourWarranty
Thermaltake SilverRiver 3.5” External HDD Enclosure @ Tweaktown
Sapphire Radeon X800 Pro Toxic Edition @ VR-Zone
Apple iPod Mini 4GB @ DesignTechnica
Letters 119 @ DansData
R-Type Waterblock @ Procooling
Konica Minolta Magicolor 2300W Color Laser Printer @ Futurelooks
HIS Excalibur Radeon X800 PRO IceQ2 VIVO Limited Edition @ Tweaknews
How to recyle your cell phone @ The Tech Zone
Antec Super LANBOY Case @ XYZ Computing
LG GSA-4120B Triple Format 12x DVD Rewriter @ HardwareZoom
BTC M993 4D Wireless Ergo Office Mouse @ Hardware Pacers
ATi Mobility Radeon 9800 Preview @ HotHardware
M-Systems DiskOnKey Classic 2.0 USB Drive @ ModSynergy
AMD Socket 939 Athlon 3800+ @ Techware Labs
Lian-Li PC-V2000 ATX Case @ AMD Review
Albatron Px915g Pro Socket 775 motherboard @ Rbmods
Akasa PaxPower 460W Power Supply @ ExtremeOC
Corsair PC-3200 Value Select Memory @ Legit Reviews
eVGA e-GeForce 6800 GT @ PC Perspective
Swiftech MCW6000-P @ Virtual-Fusion
Cable Organizer Saddle Clips @ Phoronix
Sapphire Toxic X800 Pro @ AMDZone
Lian Li PC-73slb Full Tower @ ClubOC
ATI's Andrew Dodd Interviewed @ VR-Zone
Mega GPU Performance Comparison @ Tweaktown
MSI PCX5750-TD128 PCI-E Videocard @ PCStats
Coolmax Gemini 3.5" HDD Aluminum External Enclosure @ Hi-Techreviews


News : Tuesday, 27th July 2004- David

Roxio Easy DVD Copy @ Barry's Rigs 'n Reviews
Canon PowerShot S500 5MP @ Bytesector
Badong CPU Cooling Wizard @ GuruReview
Antec Sonata Case @ MikhailTech
QuietPC AcoustiCase 6607B @ Madshrimps
Enermax CS-800TA-B Mid-Tower Case @ Tech-Dreams
CoolMax Taurus 140mm PSU @ Phoronix
SAPPHIRE RADEON TOXIC X800 Pro @ K-Hardware
ABIT AG8 @ MBReview
Kingston 1GB DataTraveler 2.0 Hi-Speed @ Viper Lair
Maxtill G-pad Mouse Pad @ BigBruin
HIS Excalibur 9550 VIVO Edition Video Card @ LAN Addict
Coolermaster Real Power 450Watts PSU @ BoPC
Super Talent 350W 4-in-1 Computer Combo @ SystemCooling
PCI Express Graphics Arrive - nVidia PCX hits the market @ Tweaktown
HIS Radeon X600XT @ OCC
PolarFlo TT CPU WaterBlock @ GruntvillE.com
Toshiba's Qosmio Notebook Preview @ Designtechnica
DFI LANParty PRO875B Motherboard @ The Tech Zone
Crabat Mobile Multimedia Viewer @ Modtown
Frontier Labs NexKube @ Bjorn3D
AOpen Aeolus 6800 Ultra DVD256(E) @ HEXUS
Alphacool Xtreme 120 Watercooling Set 12V @ TecCentral
Nokia 3600 Cell Phone @ Bytesector
HIS Excalibur 9550 VIVO @ ASE Labs


Press Release : Monday, 26th July 2004- David

TwinMOS Launches GO2 Music P11 MP3 Player

Following the launch of Red Rock S11 MP3 Player, TwinMOS Technologies again presented another new product GO2 Music P11. Contradictory to the stereotyped view of rigid and stiff looking technological products, the disc-shaped design adds a humanistic touch with its loveliness. The built-in MMC/SD card slot allows users to expand the capacity of memory cards at will and makes life more fun for those who are particular about digital mobility.

For more information: http://www.twinmos.com/press/press2004_0721.htm


News : Monday, 26th July 2004- David

Ultra Products UV Series @ Pimprig
Cooler Master: CM Stacker Case @ ClubOC
Logitech Z-3 2.1 Sound System @ Buddha's LAN Room
Audiotrak Maya EX5 @ Phoronix
Actiontec Wireless Digital Media Player @ GideonTech
Casemod Shuttle Barebone Digistation v2 @ PC-max
ASUS Extreme AX600XT/TD @ LegionHardware
nVidia 6800LE @ t-break
Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-250 @ DesignTechnica
Andrew's Techbytes @ Bjorn3D
Mushkin PC3200 222 L2V2 1Gb Dual Pack @ OCTools
BTC 9019 URF Wireless Keyboard @ GuruReview
Flexiglow X-raider mousepads @ Rbmods
CyberAcoustics AC 633R Stereo Headset and Mic @ HardwareHounds


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