Site Updates: A Rant

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I shan’t name any names to protect the ignorant, but I frequent this particular site which has message boards. This week, they “updated”. Mind you, they “updated” two years ago and there are still things that were broken then that have yet to be fixed by their IT team. The site is run by a corporation most of you have heard of…they have several websites as well as cable TV channels. Their IT department is probably the most incompetent I’ve yet run across, which is saying something. Anyway, they “updated”. Now, the only way to view the site is to log in. Every time you navigate away from the site you are automatically logged out. A login lasts approximately six clicks, and then you have to log in again. The only way to “fix” the problem is to log out, delete all cookies, clear the cache, then go back to log in, but instead of doing so, click on the “forgot your password” link so it is reset via email. Then you can stay logged in for sometimes as many as a dozen clicks without having to go through the whole process again. Ah…improvements. If only they were….

Site Updates: A Rant   Intel Core i7 980XE Gulftown 32nm Processor Review 03

Futurelooks starts us off with the Intel Core i7-980XE Gulftown 6-Core 32nm Processor

Let’s see who else has reviewed the newest Intel creation:
Guru3D
Benchmark Reviews
Hardware Canucks
HardwareHeaven
hardCOREware
HotHardware
MBReview
TweakTown
Motherboards.org (via YouTube)
Motherboards.org (via its own site)
Hi Tech Legion
Hardware Secrets
Au-Ja
TweakNews
Bjorn3D
bit-tech
Legit Reviews

Whew! Now on to some other stuff…
bit-tech checks out the ASRock H55M Pro LGA1156 Motherboard

TechRadar pans the Chumby Classic

ThinkComputers weighs in on the Kingston SSDNow V-Series 30GB Solid State Boot Drive

TweakTown goes inside the Raidmax Skyline Windowed Mid-Tower Chassis

TweakPC examines some G.Skill PI 2200 CL7 F3-17600CL7D-4GBPIS Memory (please note the little flag on the site for an automatic translation)

Pro-Clockers gets into the NZXT Hades Crafted Series Tower

Top Review Shop tries on a pair of Arctic Sound E361 Earphones

Hardware Secrets chills out with the Gelid Tranquillo CPU Cooler

PureOverclock takes a look at the PowerColor Radeon PCS+ 5830 1GB

And to close out this selection, TrustedReviews sits down with the Acer Aspire One 532h-2Dr – 10.1in Netbook

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Beth spends much of her time in and around the entertainment industry as well as gathering affiliate news to post here at MEGATechNews. She cannot resist bizarre gadgets, especially those for the kitchen or office.

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