Water-cooled PCs are a hot topic and a big focus for marketing budgets, but they shouldn't be confused with case mods.
Promises performance or power-draw boosts.
Will offer security updates only.
Adds an extra year to support lifespan.
Only IE 11 supported from January.
Nearly a billion users abandoned.
GeForce 8 and 9 series reach end-of-life.
Upgrade to Windows 8.1, Microsoft warns.
Microsoft has quietly doubled the support lifespan for Windows 7 and Windows Vista, ahead of Windows 8's launch.
New AMD chips rumoured to support PCI-E 3, but will the extra bandwidth result in more performance?
Support for AMD's forthcoming Bulldozer chips coming to revised Gigabyte motherboards.
id Software's John Carmack has said that Rage may not support dedicated servers either.
COMPUTEX 09: J&W's P55 board is the first we've seen that openly advertises SLI support.
Nanopoint has teamed up with bit-tech to launch a support forum for members of the bit-tech community.
CodeWeavers reveals that it will soon be ready to offer DirectX 10 support on both Linux and Mac OS with its CrossOver Games package.
The official Apple support forums are ablaze with users reporting problems with the latest build - 10.5.6 - of Mac OS X, ranging from hanging during installation to 'blue screening'.
Valve and EA have announced that they have no plans to support the PlayStation 3 version of the Orange Box or offer DLC for it.
NVISION 2008: We've got some more information on Nvidia's X58 SLI announcement following discussions with the company's chipset team.
NVISION 2008: No need for a hot and expensive NF200 chip, apparently "certified" X58 Nehalem boards will offer SLI as well.
IDF FALL 2008: With the announcement of Visual Adrenaline, Intel will offer comprehensive support for game developers.
Scan has unveiled its new website design this morning. Please leave your feedback for Scan's staff in the support forum!
COMPUTEX 2008: GDDR memory manufacturers are already talking about Nvidia's D12 GPUs, even though D10 hasn't even launched yet...
Rock, a UK-based specialist notebook manufacturer, has gone into administration. It has appointed Deloitte & Touche to try and sell the business.
A report on the web suggests that Microsoft is preparing to release Windows XP Service Pack 3 to the public at the end of this month.
After previous calls from bit-tech for MSI to change its support for 125W Athlons and 125W Phenoms - MSI's lineup has changed.
IDF SPRING 08: Director of Intel Research, Andrew Chien, talked with bit-tech about the future of ray tracing and its chances of making it to the big time.
Internal Microsoft emails have revealed that Nvidia's drivers were responsible for 29 percent of crashes in Vista's early days.
DDR3 modules supporting both EPP 2.0 and XMP are technically possible, but it may not happen because it's a branding nightmare.
MSI appears to have problems with its K9A2 CF - it is now not supported with 125W CPUs like the AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ and 6400+.
CES 2008: Skype has announced partnerships with Intel and Sony in order to deliver support for the service on the PSP and Intel-based Mobile Internet Devices.
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SNK has announced it is officially stopping support for its consoles.
ATI Catalyst gives a much needed performance improvement in OpenGL and also includes Catalyst Control Center: Linux Edition Version 1.0.
Consumers still using an nForce3 motherboard, in conjunction with a dual-core processor and an ATI-based AGP graphics card, may feel left out in the cold if they choose to install Windows Vista.
Microsoft has released a polished statement claiming that it has widespread support from security providers for Vista. Notable inclusions are Symantec and McAfee - two companies that haven't stopped short of highlighting Vista's problems.
Gigabyte has announced quad-core support for its entire line of P965/G965 motherboards, including the incredible GA-965P-DQ6 we reviewed last week.
It looks like NVIDIA is getting ready to unlock its SLI technology so that it will run on motherboards based on Intel's 975X chipset.
Microsoft is switching off support for users of its legacy operating system today. Prepare for a whole bunch of hosed boxes!