3D, Gaming, Software Programs

Left 4 Dead available now: go, try or just buy

I’ve received word from Doug Lombardi that Valve officially released Left 4 Dead, brilliant survival shooter. I fell in love with the game at this years’ E3, when my team of four people came closest to getting alive from undead-infested building. Those darn developers, we died roughly 10 seconds before mission’s end. But anyways, this game is not to be missed, and I would highly recommend that you check out Steam and download the demo. If you want to take my word on it, just buy it and enjoy. I am not going to do a massive review of the game and tell you all

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AMD, Business, Companies, CPU, Hardware

45nm Phenoms to offer excellent overclocking capabilities

Behind the scenes of Analyst Day 2008 (held on November 13), AMD decided to execute hard and unpopular political decision. The company decided to help the bottom line by leaving the Q4 desktop and notebook market to Intel, and focus on server/workstation markets. AMD decided to postpone 45nm desktop chip (Deneb, e.g. Phenom II) for hard launch on January 8, 2009 – first day of CES 2009. This way, complete 45nm production in 2008 will be branded as Opterons and target higher ASPs. But don’t think for a second that AMD decided to drop the towel on desktop market: Deneb and Deneb FX are turning

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Hardware

Silverstone launches a revolutionary case, gaming mice

I just received word from Cheney Tseng of Silverstone fame about the launch of their new product line. Under the name Raven RV01, Silverstone launched a gaming mice and a case. Now, the mouse is a standard answer to heated competition on the market (more on that below), but case is… something completely different, as Monty Phyton would say. As we all know, heat flows upwards, while the cool air stays on the ground. In the world of computers, more and more components are heating up. This was not solved even with ATX motherboards placed upside down (BTX-style), so Silverstone decided to kick up a

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