Albatron just announced a new board based on VIA’s K8T800 and 8237 chipset for the AMD Athlon™ 64 processors.The memory controller has been embedded into processor which can significantly decrease data read/write latencies. The K8X800 provides fast and stable DDR400 interface, surpassing the performance requirements of even the latest 3D video gaming software.
The R659 chipset starts to be delivered during the fourth quarter of this year, while SIS is also readying a number of other cunning plans, it emerged. The RDRAM chipset supports hyperthreading, 800MHz buses, four channel memory, AGP8X and the usual rest. Meanwhile, SIS is already sampling the 656 PCI Express chipset, which will support
The HyperTransport Consortium has unveiled optional upgrades to its protocol specification to open the door to greater use of its interconnect for handling data plane packet traffic in communications systems. The 1.1 version of HyperTransport, called DirectPacket, includes four changes the group expects to see some members support in silicon in the next six to
This article is tied in with the worldwide launch of the AMD Athlon 64 CPU. We have tested it on 4 different motherboards with 3 different chipsets and this review should shed some light on the performance of the Athlon 64 on the different chipsets. Today we will be looking at chipsets offering from ALi,
ABIT Computer today releases the AI7, the first motherboard with intelligent hardware monitoring and overclocking features that can be saved to a micro-processor: microGuru. Based on the 865PE chipset, the AI7 also comes with Game Accelerator, a BIOS tweak that allows users to increase their performance up to 30%.
Silicon Integrated Systems Corp. (SiS), a leading supplier of core logic products, today announced the world’s first and tiniest wireless LAN chipset SiS162 that supports USB 2.0 as part of its campaign to actively launch its wireless network products. This allows manufacturers to make notebooks, with built-in wireless NIC, thinner and smaller.
DFI, the worldwide leader in performance and corporate motherboard design, today announced the release of CMOS Reloaded overclocking utility suite for hardware enthusiasts.
VIA is still up for a fight against nForce2 by coming up with the KT600 Northbridge and the VT8237 Southbridge. It features FastStream64™ Memory Controller Technology, a weapon against the 128 bit Dual Channel interface of the Nforce 2.
Shipments of Intel’s 865 chipsets for desktop Pentium 4 processors are expected to account for 50% of total desktop P4 chipset shipments in the late third quarter and 65-70% by year-end, compared to about 30% currently. Shipments of the 865 chipsets supporting Hyper-Threading Technology and 800MHz FSB P4 processors are also expected to grow to
Tyan® today announced the Tomcat K8S (S2850), the industry’s first single AMD Opteron™ server platform.
ASUS latest Dual Xeon Board. Specifications can be found in the full article.
We have specially selected several 865PE boards with PAT feature added into their BIOS that has put their performance nearly on par with the 875P and these boards are no doubt the best performing 865PE boards around.
Let’s take a look at the AU31 and see if it keeps up with two of the most recognized and awarded nForce 2 motherboards on the market, the ASUS A7N8X and the ABIT NF7-S rev 1.2.
ABIT is clearly one of the hot favorite among performance enthusiasts certainly have been churning out impressive boards recently on both Intel and AMD front with their BH7 series based on the i845PE chipset and the NF7-S series based on the nForce2 chipset. This time round, ABIT has released their 875P and 865 solutions on
FIC, a leading OEM and growing enthusiast motherboard and video card manufacturer, has of course released their version of the 845pe, the VC19E, a high end board with a low end price tag, something we’ve come to expect from FIC. With the board priced below $ 90 at most online vendors, the board is definitely