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  • Seagate LD25 Series Hard Drives For Gaming

    Seagate today announced that its 40GB, 60GB and 80GB LD25 Series Hard Drives have started to ship to a new generation of technology appliance manufacturers. The LD25 Series drive provides an ideal combination of capacity and size for leading-edge game consoles, low-profile set-top boxes, home entertainment devices, small-form-factor computing applications, and other emerging fixed applications.

  • AMD Stream Processor, Part Of Torrenza Initiative

    AMD introduced the world’s first dedicated stream processor designed to meet the specific hardware demands of high-performance computing (HPC) applications. Engineered specifically for compute-only systems such as workstations and servers, the AMD Stream Processor™ makes use of AMD’s new thin hardware interface called CTM™ to drive substantial performance gains in areas such as financial analysis,

  • TyanPSC Typhoon T-600 Series

    TyanPSC, the OEM business unit of Tyan Computer Corporation, today announced the launch and availability of the next generation in personal supercomputing: the Typhoon 600 series using Intel Xeon 5300 “Clovertown” processors. Features are 256 gigaflops peak performance, 1400 Watts max, plugs into standard wall outlet, Small form factor, portable, Low-noise, whisper quiet operation… less

  • ASUS Striker Extreme nForce 680i Motherboard

    ASUS is proud to introduce the Striker Extreme motherboard, which is specifically designed to simplify the DIY process and add style to gaming systems. As the newest member of the popular Republic of Gamers (ROG) series, the nForce 680i SLI-based Striker Extreme supports Intel Quad-Core Processor and Nvidia’s Quad-SLI technology, and is ready for the

  • Intel Dynamic Acceleration Technology For Meroms

    Merom T7700, the T7500, the T7300 and the T7100 will have IDA, which stands for Intel Dynamic Acceleration. It allows extra performance without adding anything to the bill of materials (BOM) and also keeps to 35W for standard voltage, 17W for low voltage and 10W for ultra low voltage chips. Intel claims that when single

  • AMD Cans PIC Project

    AMD has pulled the plug on its Personal Internet Communicator, once envisioned as a low-cost computer for the developing world. The PIC was introduced in 2004 as part of AMD’s 50×15 project, in which the company has pledged to help bring Internet access to half the world’s population by 2015. The device cost $ 185

  • The Future Of Mobile Phones

    Mobile phones will undergo a dramatic transformation over the next few years, incorporating more powerful processors and more storage, as well as new technologies. By 2010 or so, handsets will use flexible or holographic displays and could have processors that run at clock speeds up to 5GHz. In addition, they may pack up to 10GB

  • Overclocking the EVGA 8800GTX ACS3

    What do you do when you have a pair of EVGA 8800GTX ACS3 Edition? Do some High Def Gaming with all eye candy smooth as silk? Or would you prefer to play with some overclocking and churn out some mad frame rates?? All you want here… Cooling, Voltage Mods, the works!

  • Intel Socket B vs AMD Socket AM3

    We have previously reported on two new sockets for Nehalem CPUs in 2008 and this time round we will take comparative look at the new sockets offerings from Intel and AMD. Socket B is LGA1366 where the extra contact pads is due to the integrated memory controller on the CPU and AM3 is most likely

  • ATi R600 Card Re-Design In Progress

    A re-design for R600 card and cooling is currently underway to make it shorter and better cooled. The original R600 card design is 12 inches long and ATi is probably trying to shorten it to at least 8800GTX length. The Inquirer has recently reported ATI has already produced some first R600 cards that are clocked

  • Quad Core QX6700 Faced Very Tight Supply, Prices Up

    While Intel reportedly is gearing for a launch of its quad-core processors on Monday next week, a wide range of etailers has begun pre-selling or even selling the Core 2 Extreme QX6700 processor. A 1000-unit price of $ 1000 and a very limited availability indicated a scenario of potentially inflated etail pricing of the CPU.

  • NVIDIA Preparing G8x Line-Ups, Entering Intel IGP

    Jen-Hsun Huang, President and CEO of NVIDIA, announced in the conference call that they’re working on Intel IGP solutions, as customer demand is increasing and the merged AMD-ATI is leaving the market, thus creating a void to be filled. They’re currently aiming at an introduction date as early as Spring 2007. Jen-Hsun cited high-definition video

  • TSMC To Build Two More 65nm, 300mm Fabs

    TSMC recently confirmed reports that it will build two more 300mm wafer fabs at the Hsinchu Science Park and construction will begin in April next year. Fve new wafer fabs will be built at the park soon, including the two each planned by TSMC and PSC. TSMC announced that the company`s director board already approved

  • Gigabyte GA-N680SLI-DQ6 Exposed

    Since Gigabyte has canned their secret 975X project for a board which is specially optimized for Kentsfield, they have poured in their R&D effort onto the nForce 680i chipset instead. Previously known as GA-N55SLI-DQ6 and now officially named as GA-N680SLI-DQ6, this board sports 1333FSB support, DDR2 1200MHz memory modules, all-solid capacitor design and Quad-Triple phase

  • DFI INFINITY NF570 SLI-M2/G

    Today, DFI announces the launching of INFINITY NF 570 SLI-M2/G motherboard, and it is the "dream board" that gamers looking for.INFINITY NF 570 SLI-M2/G Motherboard supports AMD’s latest AM2 processor and is integrated with NVIDIA’s powerful nForce 570 SLI chipset. It also supports the best graphic solution NVIDIA SLI, DDR2-800 RAM, RAID0, RAID1, RAID0+1, and

  • NVIDIA Hands In Impressive Q3 Results

    NVIDIA today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2007 ended October 29, 2006. For the third quarter of fiscal 2007, revenue increased to a record $ 820.6 million, compared to $ 583.4 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2006, an increase of 41 percent. “The third quarter was one of the

  • AMD Declared Good Ties w/ NVIDIA

    Despite the fact that AMD bought graphics chip maker ATI Technologies—Nvidia’s chief competitor—earlier this year, AMD sales chief, Henri Richard, also made an appearance at the event saying that the companies would remain good partners. “In many ways, AMD is where it is today, it is because of you,” Richard told Nvidia’s CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang.

  • Motherboard Sales Slide Ahead Of Vista

    Sales of motherboards used in desktop PCs continue to decline ahead of the launch of Windows Vista OS, a sign that could foretell bargains for users in coming months. Slowing demand from PC users ahead of the launch of Vista is the main culprit for falling motherboard sales, while shortages of key components such as

  • abit IN9 32X-MAX nForce 680i SLI Board

    Universal abit launches the IN9 32X-MAX motherboard. Based on the NVIDIA NFORCE 680i SLI/SPP190 chipset, it combines into one of the most overclocking friendly motherboards money can buy. Features include : 5-Phase DIGITAL PWM for precision voltage stability, Silent-OTES heatpipe technology, OC Guru with AutoDrive to automatically overclock per application, 3x SLI, Dolby 7.1 Ch