GIGABYTE today introduced the GA-8I955X Royal, the company’s most advanced motherboard to date, featuring for the first time the new Intel® 955X Express chipset. The GA-8I955X Royal comes standard with the CPU Intelligent Accelerator 2 (CIA 2) and Memory Intelligent Booster 2 (MIB 2) that deliver optimal performance with unequalled ease of use for PC
One pretty interesting piece of information emerged from the R&D labs is that the 875P/865 chipsets can support Intel dual-core processors with just a BIOS flash. It has been tested and running well so far as we have learned. However, 925/915 series may poise a problem and a circuitry re-wiring on the PCB might be
Over at Taipei last week, we have heard about the SLI version of the 955X chipset whispered quietly among the board manufacturers. Since only the Tier 1 manufacturers and ABIT have shown keen interests making the 955X boards, the rest are working towards 945 boards which are definitely cheaper to produce. Interestingly, we have learned
ATI will release its RS482 and RC410 next-generation integrated PCIe chipsets for the AMD and Intel platforms this June and will also debut its new southbridge, the SB450, which will include high-definition audio. The chips will be built using a 0.11-micron process and ATI plans to price them below US$ 30.
ABIT is going to release their Fatal1ty AN8 SLI motherboard very soon which is able to support the upcoming dual-core AMD processors. It is based on the NVIDIA nForce 4 SLI chipset that has integrated NV Gigabit Ethernet and NV Firewall capabilities. This board sports several ABIT Engineered technology such as µGuru, OTES, AudioMAX and
Sources revealed that ATi is planning to launch their RD400 chipset next month to compete against NVIDIA nForce4 SLI Intel Edition chipset. ATI RD400 is going to paired up with ULi M1573 southbridge that supports Pentium 4, Pentium D and Pentium Extreme Edition processors, 1066Mhz FSB, Dual Channel DDR2-667, 6 SATA RAID and Azalia Audio.
ULi unveils M1695 north bridge- the latest low power and high performance HyperTransport™ PCI Express™ tunnel chipset for all the Athlon™ 64 based processors including Socket 754, 940 and 939 CPUs. ULi is at the forefront of delivering yet another world’s first and high performance M1695 chipset solution which supports TGi Triple Graphics Interface) simultaneous
Continuing to deliver a broad family of PC, consumer electronics (CE) and mobile platforms and technologies designed to work simply and easily together inside the digital home, Intel today announced a CE platform and software solution that will help enable faster time-to-market and ensure that CE devices, such as IP-digital set top boxes (IP-STB) and
Vr-Zone recieved a unit of this adaptor a few days back and explored the overclocking capabilities of the dothan on the adaptor, check out the article for more details!
AMD will likely ship two members of its four/eight way dual core family on the 21st of April. X865 is a 1.8GHz dual core Opteron, according to sources at AMD Taiwan.
NVIDIA today announced that Corsair Memory Inc., has been selected as the launch partner for the Company’s new marketing program that will assist consumers in finding and purchasing the fastest DDR2 memory modules specifically tuned and tested for use with NVIDIA nForce4 SLI Intel Edition-based PCs or motherboards. As part of this program, memory manufacturers
NVIDIA today announced the immediate availability of the Company’s new NVIDIA nForce4 SLI Intel Edition MCPs for Intel platforms. This new line of core-logic solutions incorporates a host of new, innovative, NVIDIA features never before available on the Intel platform, including NVIDIA® SLI technology, hardware-based firewall security, advanced storage solutions, and native Gigabit Ethernet networking.
EPoX is going to unveil their Intel SLI solution, based on the nForce 4 SLI Intel Edition chipset (C19 + MCP04) next week on April 6th. 5NVA+ SLI supports 533/800/1066 MHz FSB, Intel Celeron D 3xx series, 5xx/6xx series, P4EE up to 3.8+GHz, four 240-pin DDR2 SDRAM DIMM sockets for maximum 8GB system memory, 2
Soki shows you how to voltage mod your Chaintech VNF4 Ultra to ram up the memory clocks.
Following its planned price cuts on April 3 of this year, Intel will follow with price cuts on four of its 915-series and two of its 945-series integrated graphics chipsets on July 3. On April 3, Intel will lower the prices on its complete lineup of 915 core-logic chipsets US$ 1-2. In addition, unit prices
Sun King Technology (SKT) announced a new LGA775 socket design for use with Intel CPUs. The newly developed LGA775 socket has patented terminals and built-in retractable spring cover that provides complete bent-pin protection for the P5 CPU architecture. The four-screw metal supporting bracket mounted on the reverse side of PC board can resolve the existing
Hexus has an interesting CeBIT report on the ECS PF88, the first mainboard to support both Pentium 4 and AMD Athlon 64 processors. The mainboard itself features an SiS965 Southbridge and SiS656 Northbridge for full Intel P4 1066 FSB support on the Intel LGA775 platform. Also you can use a converter card featuring a SiS756
ASUS has unveiled an adaptor called CT-479 that allows a Pentium M mobile processor to be used on a Pentium 4 Socket 478 board. This adaptor will be paired up with heatsink fan running at 3000rpm where ASUS touted it to be an incredibly quiet desktop.
ATI announced the introduction and general availability of a new high performance integrated chipset for desktop Intel platforms – RADEON® XPRESS™ 200. This new PCI Express chipset is designed to support Intel’s Socket 775 class of processors, both single and multi-core, along with next-generation DDR2 memory up to 667 Mhz. Highly versatile, RADEON XPRESS 200