ZDNet has posted an article on the new P4 Northwood core cpu. Worth noting is the core shrink, copper interconnects and addition of 512kb of L2 cache. Somehow I don't think it's going to help *ntel to much in it's performance war with AMD.
There are a few scans of the upcoming UT2 posted at Planet Unreal for your drooling enjoyment! The scans are off of a French magazine article, but there is a link to a translation over at VoodooExtreme. You'll have to scroll down a bit to see it.
Happy new years everyone! And with the new year brings with it a new contender to the ongoing cpu war between AMD and Intel. AMD brings in the new year with a bang with the introduction of the 2000+ clocked in at 1.67Ghz using the quite capable Palomino core. Review at Game PC
As you know Napster has been offline now for quite some time due thier court battle. In order to comply with the court order and get along with the music industry giants, they have completely revamped thier software. If you'd like a quick peek at what's been going on and what will be offered with the new 'pay' service have a look here.
Turtle Beach has released new certified drivers for the Santa Cruz sound card running under both the Win2K and XP OS's. These drivers are supposed to improve the cpu utilization. Linkage--TB SC Drivers
The graphics chipset giants are at it again with new chips on the way in the next few months. These new chips are to be on a new .15 micron die which should produce some very decent numbers on 3DMark. Of note in this article is the mention of ATI shipping samples. Do they mean to 3rd party vendors like nVidia does? It should make things interesting if they do. Linkage--Digitimes