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SanDisk Introduces Sansa Fuze MP3 Player

OCZ Announces Vendetta 2 CPU Cooler

ASUS Introduces VENTO A1 Series Chassis

AMD Unveils ATI FireMV 2260 Graphics Card

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SanDisk Introduces Sansa Fuze MP3 Player

SanDisk Corporation unveiled the multi-faceted Sansa Fuze MP3 player. With availability planned for early April in the United States, the Sansa Fuze player comes in a wide array of colors (pink, red, blue, black and silver) and capacities (2, 4 and 8 GB) with an expected MSRP of US$79.99.

In addition to playing music, video, photos, FM radio and audiobooks, the thin Sansa Fuze is packed with extras, including a microSD card slot to add and transport content with ease; a voice recorder to capture thoughts on the fly, and a bright, 1.9" color screen that allows users to easily navigate their music or watch videos in landscape mode.

The Sansa Fuze MP3 player gives users access to subscription download services from numerous sources, including Rhapsody To Go, Napster, eMusic and others. In addition, it supports playback of a wide range of popular music formats such as MP3, WAV, Audible (for audio books) and Windows Media Audio (WMA) in both unprotected and protected files. Sansa Fuze supports MPEG-4 video and JPEG photos. Its internal rechargeable battery will play up to 24 hours of audio and five hours of video between charges.

The MP3 player works with computers running Windows XP or Windows Vista. It also works with Mac and Linux operating systems (under MSC mode).

The Sansa Fuze player is expected to be available in U.S. stores in early April. The music player comes in a 2GB capacity with an MSRP of $79.99, 4GB for $99.99 and 8GB for $129.99. The 2GB Sansa Fuze is available in black; the 4GB Sansa Fuze is available in black, red, pink or blue, and the 8GB is available in silver.

The player is expected to be available from retailers in Canada and Europe in late spring, with other regions of the world to follow.

Source: SanDisk Corporation

OCZ Announces Vendetta 2 CPU Cooler

OCZ Technology Group unveiled the OCZ Vendetta 2, a new CPU cooler with a powerful 120mm fan design that features stacked fin and heat-pipe direct touch (HDT) design.

Utilizing the performance of the latest HDT design, the Vendetta 2 has direct contact with the processor using three copper heat pipes to ensure the most rapid heat transfer. The dimple micro-configuration of the stacked aluminum fins adds turbulence, reducing the skin effect of air flow for more efficient circulation within your case. The versatile and user-friendly Vendetta 2 is compatible with AMD AM2/939/754/755 and Intel 775 sockets and can be installed quickly and easily by end-users at all skill levels.


  • For Sockets AMD 754/755/939/AM2, Intel LGA775*
  • 3 Pure Copper heat pipes for superior heat dissipation
  • Pure Aluminum fins for ultimate durability
  • Heatsink Dimensions:(W)120 x (H)50 x (D)159mm

Fan Specifications:

  • Fan Dimensions: (L)120 x (W) 120 x (H)25mm
  • Rated Voltage: 12V DC
  • Fan Speed: 800-1500 RPM
  • Fan Air Flow: 65-81 CFM
  • Noise Level: 20-32 dBA
  • Bearing type: Rifle
  • Connector: 4-pin with PWM
  • Includes: 120mm Fan with rubber connectors
  • Mounting Hardware for all above CPUs
  • Thermal Compound
  • Part Number: OCZTVEND2

Source: OCZ Technology Group

ASUS Introduces VENTO A1 Series Chassis

ASUS released the new ASUS VENTO A1 series gaming chassis. This aluminum chassis incorporates handcrafted design and features three 12cm fans.

Based on a "tool-less" concept, the VENTO A1's hardware cage, expansion slot kits and thumbscrews make installing components easy; while folded metal edges protect fingers from scrapes and cuts. It also features smooth and easy access to the external hard drive bays with the inclusion of a magnetic-latch door that opens sideways.


Support MB Full ATX / ATX / Micro-ATX
Dimension w/Bezel 210(W) x 443(H) x 516(D) mm
Drive Bays 4 x External 5.25"
1 x External 3.5"
5 x Internal 3.5"
Front I/O Ports USB 2.0 x 2
Audio x 2
1394 x 1
Expansion Slots PCI x 7
Ventilation Support Front 120mm Fan x 1
Rear 120mm Fan x 1
Side 120mm Fan x 1
PSU Support PS2 Form Factor

Source: ASUS

AMD Unveils ATI FireMV 2260 Graphics Card

AMD today announced its new ATI FireMV 2260 2D workstation and desktop graphics card aimed at financial institutions. The ATI FireMV graphics accelerator offers customers improved energy efficiency, while supporting new and emerging technologies like the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system. Notable features include:

  • Ability to view 2D and 3D live video feeds;
  • Certification and optimization for Microsoft Windows Vista and the Aero interface;
  • Passive Cooling for Improved Reliability;
  • Approve one graphics card for use in your company's systems;
  • Two DisplayPorts;
  • Assistance with long-term IT planning;
  • 3-year Product Warranty.


  • Available in native PCI Express x16 and x1 lane bus configurations, or PCI configuration;
  • Powered by next generation ATI FireMV graphics processor unit (GPU) from AMD;
  • 256 MB DDR2 graphics memory;
  • Two Display Port outputs for driving multiple ultra high resolution widescreen monitors;
  • Passive cooling package for silent operation;
  • Low power consumption design;
  • Low profile design - 2.3" x 6.6";
  • Max Display Port resolution 2560 x 1600 per display;
  • Max DVI resolution 1920x1200 per display;
  • Full EMI certification;
  • WHQL certification;
  • RoHS and WEEE compliant;

The ATI FireMV 2260 2D workstation and desktop accelerator card is expected to begin shipping in April 2008 with the MSRP of US$249.

Source: AMD

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