Intel is expected to disclose details about a new and integrated “I/O acceleration technology” for servers during IDF from March 1-3. Intel I/O Acceleration Technology is a hard-based solution that is said to improve the interaction between servers and networking systems by up to 30 percent. The technology is not a standalone or peripheral chip.
Better than expected sales of its two recently released Nvidia nForce4 AMD64 motherboards helped push DFI’s January revenues up 28% sequentially to NT$ 242 million. DFI released the two high-end motherboards – the LANParty NF4 SLI-DR and LANPartyUT NF4 Ultra-D – earlier this year and expected to ship 7,000 units in January, boosting its revenues
ATI today announced the introduction of RADEON® XPRESS™ 200M – the industry’s first integrated PCI Express DirectX 9 chipset for AMD processor-based notebook PCs. With the introduction of RADEON XPRESS 200M, ATI delivers onboard RADEON X300 class visual performance and features. This visual performance is complimented by POWERPLAY 5.0, an innovation in power management for
SiS has signed a long-term licensing contract with Intel for the manufacture and sale of chipsets for the Intel Pentium4 processor with 1066MHz front side bus. The new generation of FSB 1066MHz chipsets increases the data transfer rate to 8.3GB per second, compared to 6.4GB in FSB 800MHz generation chipsets. SiS long-term dedication to computer
ASUS today introduced the P5 motherboard series that features complete driver support for the next-generation 64-bit computing architecture. The P5 motherboard series is the reliable platform for Intel 600 series CPU that incorporates EM64T and EIST power saving technologies. With superior engineering capability, ASUS proudly presents the high-quality motherboards to bring advanced system performance, faster
NVIDIA today announced that the Company shipped more than one million NVIDIA nForce4 media and communication processors (MCPs), the industry’s most feature-rich core-logic solutions for AMD64-based computing platforms, since its availability in December 2004. In addition, the demand for NVIDIA nForce4 SLI technology is exceeding the Company’s high expectations, accounting for more than 25 percent
SiS today announced that its P4-supporting high-end and PCI Express-based chipset SiS656 will be used by AVL (Advanced Validation Labs) in DDR2-667 memory test certification platform, making it a key core logic chipset to provide AVL in DDR2-667 platform validation. In continuity of the support in DDR2 DRAM, SiS656 platform has passed DDR2-533 memory validation
VIA today announced the VIA PT Series of chipsets for the Intel® Pentium® 4 platform, providing a smooth transition for motherboard manufacturers and their customers to new technologies such as PCI Express and DDR2 memory. The new chipsets, which include the VIA PT880 Pro and PT894 chipsets, targeted at the performance mainstream market, and the
Today we’re bringing you a preview of three new Pentium 4 chipsets from VIA, the PT880 Pro, the PT894, and the PT894 Pro. Do these brand new chipsets have what it takes to dethrone Intel’s 915 and 925 motherboards?
In this brief article we’ll be taking you to the VIA PT880 Pro, PT894, and PT894 Pro launch and showing you a few reference boards in action.
The limelight on AMD Athlon 64 PCIe chipsets has been around with the NVidia’s nForce 4 Ultra and especially the SLi enabled chipset. Now, for something different, a PCIe solution from VIA. The VIA K8T890, supporting Socket 939 processors, and also, PCIe interface. Here we have it, the Soltek SL-K890-939, the most bang for buck
IWILL introduces a server board supporting dual AMD OpteronTM and PCI Express architecture. The DK8ES is based on the NVIDIA nForceTM Professional 2200 media and communications processor (MCP) and provides dual PCI-Express x16 slots (one with x2 bandwidth) that the transfer speed can reach maximum 9GB/Sec. DK8ES is a deluxe server board equipped with dual
The Tyan Thunder K8WE (S2895), based on the NVIDIA nForce(tm) Professional 2200 and 2050 core-logic solutions, will enable customers to realize new heights of performance never before available in the server and workstation markets. Features such as dual PCI Express* x16 slots with full x16 speed on each slot, provide customers with unprecedented access to
NVIDIA today introduced NVIDIA nForce Professional media and communications processors (MCPs), the industry’s only PCI-Express core-logic solutions for AMD Opteron™ processor-based server and workstation platforms. Designed for cost-effective server and workstation environments — including blade servers, computing farms, computer-aided design (CAD), digital content creation (DCC), and visualisation platforms — the NVIDIA nForce Professional MCPs are
AOpen has introduced the desktop version of the newly launched Sonoma platform with their latest i915GMm-HFS board that supports 533/400Mhz Dothan processors. It is based on the 915GM Express chipset (Alviso) that comes with integrated GMA900 graphics. Interestingly, this board comes with both DDR and DDR2 memory slots in dual channel configuration. This board also
ASUSTeK today introduced the NCLV-DS motherboard, which supports a dual-Intel Xeon platform with EM64T (Extended Memory 64 Technology). It also adopted the latest Intel E7320 chipset to provide powerful features in server systems. The NCLV-DS delivers a dual-Xeon processing platform on 800MHz front-side-bus (FSB) and incorporated EM64T to handle current 32bit and future 64bit applications.
The sheer small size of the Mac mini lies in its compact motherboard where it contains a 1.25 or 1.42GHz PowerPC G4 processor at a system bus of 167Mhz, a 184-pin DIMM slot supporting 256MB PC2700 (333MHz) DDR SRAM up to 1GB and onboard ATI Radeon 9200 with dedicated 32MB DDR SDRAM. The motherboard offers
Coolaler from Taiwan has done some preliminary tests with the DFI NForce 4 Socket 939 motherboard. Results are very impressive: Full thread in Chinese here.
OCforum member Deception has come up with a comprehensive and detailed guide to setting up a perfect NForce 4 system, helping users decide on which components to choose. Link
The Epox 9NPA+ will feature PCI-E, Audio, SATA, GbE and IEEE1394 firewire. More details can be found here