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Samsung SyncMaster 172X 17" LCD Flat Panel Display @ EOC

"You always here about how good LCD monitors look, but very rarely are they any good for games. With gaming becoming a very important role for pretty much every home PC, having a monitor that makes your games look good is important. It seems that Samsung has taken this to heart. The new SyncMaster 172X is the answer to every space conscious gamers prayers."

Read more at EOC.

Gigabyte GA-7VT600-1394 Motherboard — AMD 32-bit processing not dead yet @ TweakTown

"While AMD´s Athlon 64 has taken much spot light over the past while, AMD 32-bit central processing is far from dead. Read on as we take a look at the Gigabyte GA-7VT600-1394 motherboard based on VIA´s KT600 chipset."

Read more at TweakTown.

I4U News: Nokia 5140 Walkie-Talkie Phone comes in 2004

The Nokia 5140 main feature, also called "push to talk," allows users to instantly speak to one or more people, a feature pioneered by Nextel. The 5140 will hit the market in the 2nd Quarter of 2004.
Features of Nokia 5140:
- Enhanced durability and resistance to the elements and usage in sports inspired lifestyle
- Stylish sport and leisure derived appearance
- Integrated camera
- Integrated digital compass
- Fitness Coach
- Push to talk capability

Read more at I4U.

Samsung Syncmaster 172X 17" LCD review @ Designtechnica

"For regular business use (word processing, browsing the internet, image manipulation) the 172x with its beautiful color is an excellent choice. However when it comes to multimedia applications, the 172X still has the same problems as its predecessors, and most LCD monitors for that matter; minimal ghosting and trailing. The compelling reason to purchase this monitor would be primarily for its aesthetics and its bright and vibrant display."

Read more at Designtechnica.

OCW Review : ASUS K8V Deluxe K8T800 Athlon64 Mainboard

"The most important feature that differentiates it from its competitors is the WiFi@Home. The mainboard comes with a proprietary Wi-Fi slot. The Wi-Fi slot is specifically designed for the ASUS WiFi-bTM add-on card to set up an environment for home wireless LAN."

Read more at OCW.

Acer TravelMate 661LMi @ TrustedReviews

"When you open up the Acer TravelMate 661LMi it instantly looks different from any other notebook. Lifting the lid reveals a keyboard that is literally smiling at you. The keyboard is slightly curved in order to position your hands more ergonomically when you´re typing."

Read more at TrustedReviews.

Thrustmaster Enzo Force Feedback Steering Wheel @ TrustedReviews

"Thrustmaster states that this is an exact replica of the Enzo Ferrari wheel. Now having pawed over an Enzo at the Sydney Motor Show last year, Iím pretty certain that the steering wheel is made of real carbon fibre rather than the carbon fibre patterned plastic seen here."

Read more at TrustedReviews.

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