All posts tagged "News"

  • Xbox 2 Hardware Details

    The announcement of "Xenon", the next generation hardware platform design for Xbox 2 should take place on June 2nd where the gaming console could be released in the fall of 2005. Xbox 2 would use the next generation 64-bit IBM processor with multicore capability. As shown in the above diagram, it has 3 cores running

  • AMD 32-bit K8 Paris Info

    AMD aims to strengthen its position in the entry-level processor market by introducing a 32-bit CPU, codenamed Athlon XP Paris in Q3 this year. The 754-pin Paris will be targeted for the desktop and will be fully based on the K8 micro-architecture, with 256KB of L2 cache, but will not support x86-64 technology. The Athlon

  • Intel Jonah Desktop/Mobile CPU

    Intel’s plan to integrate its families of notebook and desktop processors by introducing a single CPU, codenamed Jonah, to be used by both lines will not be realized until the H2 2005 arliest, or in H1 2006 at the latest. Jonah will be the first CPU to have Intel’s next-generation common processor core, which was

  • Gigabyte 3D Cooler-ULTRA Super Silent

    Gigabyte introduces the 3D Cooler-ULTRA Super Silent that targets users who stress not only performance, but also the need for an ultra-quiet working environment. The 3D Cooler-ULTRA Super Silent truly represents its series motto of “cool, attractive and universal” as well as adding superior ultra-silent cooling to its full-featured design. Its complete copper design and

  • NV40 GPUs Delivery By End May

    The delivery of the NV40 GPUs might be delayed slightly till end of May, according to sources from the graphics card manufacturers. Originally, NV40 GPUs are expected to reach the card makers’ hands by mid May. However, some card makers are confident that the mass production of the GeForce 6800 cards can start before June

  • palmOne Road Warrior Promotion

    Good news for professionals who are on the move, and demand a best-in-class wireless handheld that offers smooth, effortless communication! palmOne today announced its Road Warrior promotion, where customers in Singapore who purchase a palmOne(tm) Tungsten(tm) T3 handheld from 29 April 2004 to 31st May 2004 will get a wireless, foldable keyboard for only $

  • Stretch Software-Configurable CPUs

    Stretch today announced the S5000 family of software-configurable processors-the first to embed powerful programmable logic within an off-the-shelf processor-and a comprehensive suite of development tools that enable developers to automatically configure and optimize the processor using only their C/C++ code. Stretch’s software-configurable processors can be tailored quickly and easily to address compute-intensive applications in markets

  • HP Unveils Efficeon Powered Blade PC

    Transmeta announced that its high performance, energy efficient Efficeon(TM) processor is now available in the HP Blade PC bc1000 as part of the HP Consolidated Client Infrastructure (CCI) architecture. Built on revolutionary and proven hardware/software architecture, the Efficeon processor is an intelligent, sensible alternative to competitive offerings. Efficeon offers freedom of choice for those seeking

  • NVIDIA Uses CellMath For Next Gen. GPUs

    Arithmatica claimed it could improve silicon performance and reduce die area with its innovations in mathematical circuit blocks has revealed that Xilinx Iand Nvidia are two companies that have used its CellMath libraries. Nvidia has used the technology with NV40. Applying the libraries to math-critical blocks in graphics chips can reduce overall chip area by

  • TSMC Reworking Low-K Process

    In the last few months, TSMC has battled reliability issues in the back end of the line because of differences in the way low-k materials expand during thermal stress, some clients’ chips failed high-temperature tests. Low-k dielectrics deliver about a 10 percent performance improvement over fluorinated silicate glass, the more prevalent insulator. Toward the middle

  • Samsung Next Gen. Flat Panel Display

    Samsung SDI has developed a next-generation flat panel display, which can be used for internal screens of dual-display cell phones, for the first time in the world. Samsung manufactured an organic light emitting device (OLED), specific for main displays of handsets. Samsung’s new 65,000-color product, however, broke through the technical limitations by extending its size

  • Conventional PCI 3.0 Specs

    PCI-SIG has released version 3.0 of the Conventional PCI specification. Revision 3.0 is the latest version of the Conventional PCI specification that builds upon version 2.3 and completes the migration of the PCI bus from the original 5.0V (volt) signaling to 3.3V-only slots. The new Conventional PCI 3.0 spec completes the migration to 3.3V-only slots

  • Supermicro X6DH8-G2 Linderhurst Board

    Supermircro X6DH8-G2 based on the Linderhurst (E7520) supporting Nocona/JayHawk processors has surfaced in Akiba Japan selling for US$ 830. It supports Dual Socket 604 Xeons, 2 x PCI Express x8 slots, 1 x PCI Express x4 slot, 3 x PCI-X slots, 8 x DDR2 400 ECC Registered up to 16GB, ICH5R, Adaptec Ultra-320 SCSI.

  • Radeon X800 Pro Card Pic?

    Radeon X800Pro & X800XT Info

  • PalmOne Zire 72 & Zire 31 On Apr 28

    PalmOne plans to announce next Wednesday two additions to its Zire line of devices, as it continues to look to the consumer market to improve its prospects. The Zire 72, which will cost $ 299, and the Zire 31, to be priced at $ 149, will both use PalmSource’s Garnet operating system. The Zire 72

  • New Creative MuVo TX With Radio in June

    According to sources, Creative will be releasing a revamped version of their existing MuVo TX in June. The new version will house a FM receiver unit.

  • Vantec EZ-Grip Molex Connector Kit

    Removing the power from devices inside your computer can be difficult with standard molex plugs. The protrusions on the side of the molex are difficult to hold on firmly and, if you were to exert force, can leave your fingers feeling sore. The Vantec EZ-Grip Molex connectors simplify the ordeal by putting flexible, rounded grips

  • iRiver Changes Singapore Distributor

    According to sources, the Singapore distributor for iRiver MP3 players, which is currently Elecom Marketing, has changed yet again. This time the newly appointed distributor is Jebsen & Jessen Marketing. The change of distributorship shows the clear indication of iRiver’s strong desire to up their market share regionally. J&J who already has a major foothold

  • AMD Opteron Celebrates Its First Anniversary

    AMD today celebrates the one-year anniversary of the AMD Opteron(TM) processor, which transformed the enterprise with groundbreaking architecture, world-class 32-bit performance and an ecosystem committed to the development of an industry-standard 64-bit solution. One year ago, AMD introduced the AMD Opteron(TM) processor, the world’s first 32-bit and 64-bit processor compatible with the x86 architecture. As

  • Intel PCI Express Server Chipsets Info

    Linderhurst (E7520) : Support Intel Xeon processors with 800MHz Quad Pumped Bus, Nocona/Jayhawk , EM64T, Dual-channel PC2700 DDR and PC2-3200 DDR2 SDRAM with ECC support, PCI Express x8 with 4x signal, Direct connect LAN and storage components. Launch in Q2 at US$ 84. Linderhurst VS (E7320) : Value version, Priced at $ 70 Tumwater (E7525)