SiS announced the release of the SiS655TX. The SiS655TX conforms to the popular 800 MHz FSB standard and provides superior flexibility for Unique Dual Channel Architecture. The new chipset represents SiS’ highest level P4 dual-channel product, and the motherboards equipped SiS655TX are to launch in market in November. The SiS655TX employs an extremely flexible dual-channel
On Thursday, Apple unveiled their new version of their music online store. It now supports Windows users. Users can now download it at the following URL. Price of each song is fixed at USD$ 0.99 (SGD$ 1.72) http://akamaidownload.apple.com/530×3824/akform.html Note: The iTunes Service allows only people to buy songs with a US billing address. Users from
FIC’s K8 Series Mainboards include one ATX form factor board, the K8-800T, and two microATX form factor boards, the K8M-800T and the K8M-800M. ATX:The K8-800T is a feature packed motherboard, based on the VIA K8T800 chipset that includes one AGP 8 X slot, 5.1 channel audio, support for Ultra DMA ATA 66/100/133 and DDR 400.
OCZ announced that its new OCZ PC4200 EL DDR memory will be available in 256MB and 512MB modules along with 512MB and 1GB Dual Channel kits. OCZ PC4200 EL DDR modules will include a copper heatspreader and are rated for CL 2.5-4-4-7 operation at 2.8 volts. In order to ensure that maximum stability and performance
We are in the midst of changing the servers over to a faster line, and there will probably be some downtime both on the site and the emails. So please bear with us. We are trying to make this as painless as possible. Tentative date of completion is 20th October. Probably much sooner than that,
Model Pixel Pipes Core clock Memory Clock (DDR/DDR2) DirectX Class Volari Duo V8 Ultra 16 350MHz 375/500MHz 9.0 Volari Duo V5 Ultra 8 350MHz 375/500MHz 9.0 Volari V8 Ultra 8 350MHz 375/500MHz 9.0 Volari V8 8 300MHz 325/450MHz 9.0 Volari V5 Ultra 4 350MHz 375/500MHz 9.0 Volari V5 4 300MHz 325/450MHz 9.0 Volari V3 2
Dothan-based notebooks could be available as early as January or February, if the processor ships by late December. Intel will start shipping Dothan processors by year-end but said it has yet to plan the official launch. Dell, Acer, Asustek Computer and AOpen are among the companies ready with the notebooks featuring the next-generation Pentium M
Silicon Integrated Systems Corp. (SiS), a leading supplier of core logic products, today announced of the newest Advanced HyperStreaming™ Engine (AHSE) technology and its implementation in the ground-breaking SiSR659 series chipset.
Our friend Katsumi from Japan has once again overclocked his Athlon FX-51 to reach a staggering 3.3Ghz using LN2 cooling and managed to set a SuperPI record of 27s! Check it out :
Q4 2003 Q1 2004 Q2 2004 H2 2004 NVIDIA NV38 (AGP8X) NV36 (AGP8X) NV40 (AGP8X) NV36X (PCI Express x16) NV41 (PCI Express x16) NV42 (PCI Express x16) NV43 (PCI Express x16) NV45 (PCI Express x16) ATi R360 (AGP8X) RV360 (AGP8X) R420 (AGP8X) R380 (PCI Express x16) R370 (PCI Express x16) R423 (PCI Express x16)
Platform Chipsets Memory Interface GFX Interface Int. Gfx Launch Intel SiS655TX DDR400 AGP8X - Oct ’03 SiSR659 4ch PC1066 AGP8X - Nov ’03 SiS656 DDR2-667 PCI Express x16 - Mar ’04 SiS662 DDR2-667 PCI Express x16 SiS DX9 GPU Jun ’04 SiS656FX DDR2-800 PCI Express x16 - Q4 ’04 AMD SiS755 DDR400 AGP8X Q4
Microsoft has expanded its relationship with BIOS maker Phoenix Technologies in a deal designed to more closely integrate the basic building blocks of the PC with the Windows operating system. The relationship, announced this week, is designed to make PCs simpler and more reliable. The move is likely to put consumer rights advocates on their
OCZ is pleased to announce the availability of PC4200 Premier DDR memory modules based on OCZ HyperSpeed® technology. OCZ HyperSpeed® technology denotes specific OCZ EL DDR ICs built and selected for their ability to run at the highest possible frequency. OCZ PC4200 Premier Series DDR memory will be available in 256MB and 512MB modules as
The prices of the processors themselves fell by up to 34 per cent. Intel also cut the prices of Centrino packages, which bundle the Pentium M, i855 chipset and WirelessPro 802.11b WLAN adaptor, by up to 30 per cent. The cut paves the way for the arrival of the second-generation Pentium M, codenamed ‘Dothan’ later
Intel rolled out its fastest 32-bit Xeon microprocessor–a 3.2-GHz chip for dual processor servers. The new, 3.2-GHz Xeon processor features a 1-MB cache and a 533-MHz system bus. The processor is designed for use in general-purpose servers for Web hosting, data caching, search engines, security, and streaming media applications. In the workstation space, the processor
Desktop Pentium 4 price cuts of 15.5-34.5% planned for October 26 will bring the price for the top-tier 3.2GHz processor sharply lower to US$ 417 from US$ 637. The price for Intel’s soon-to-be-released 3.4GHz processors will start at US$ 637. It is reported that the price for P4 EE (Extreme Edition) CPUs, developed especially for
The price of 256Mbit graphics memory chips is showing signs of bottoming out now that mid-range and high-end graphics chips from ATI and Nvidia support the memory. ATI’s Radeon 9700 and 9800 series and Nvidia’s FX 5200, 5600 and 5900 series already support 256Mbit graphics memory. The new graphics chips will also all support 256Mbit
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.
Hercules is thrilled to introduce two new ultra-powerful graphics boards in its range of high-quality products, 3D Prophet 9800 XT and 3D Prophet 9600 XT. These innovative new boards have been designed to transform a PC into the ultimate gaming station. Hercules will benefit from the best solution based on ATI’s high-end RADEON™ visual processors