November 2005

Maxtor Shared Storage Drive

If Maxtor’s Shared Storage Drive unit seems like just a longer version of the company’s external USB 2.0 hard drive, that’s because it is.

BFG GeForce 7800 GT OC

If, as we suspect, ATI was knocked back on its heels when nVidia both announced and shipped the GeForce 7800 GTX on the same day, the company must really be reeling from nVidia’s next punch: the less-expensive, nearly as powerful GeForce 7800 GT. The GeForce 7800 GT is almost identical to the GeForce 7800 GTX, but it has four fewer pixel pipelines (20 versus 24) and slower clock speeds.