We heard faintly about two new codenames of the G8x family; G84 and G86. Information is really scarce at this point of time so take this with a pinch of salt. We guess G86 is GeForce 8600 while G84 is GeForce 8300 or even 8400, probably a move to make things more straight forward. The
Corsair® today announced immediate availability of a new 8GB Flash Voyager USB drive. Encased in the Corsair proprietary all-rubber Flash Voyager housing and boasting water-resistant/ temperature tolerant properties, the new 8GB drive allows users to carry more valuable data and applications without compromise. Equipped with a security application and featuring enhanced dual channel technology, the
It looks like Intel is currently in process of making higher-end GPU integrated into NorthBridge chips and CPUs. This position is for a pre-Silicon validation engineer for the Graphics Engineering team. The team is currently working on Intel GFX core which will be integrated in Memory Controllers as well as the CPU.
ATi has claimed leadership over NVIDIA in terms of Windows Vista driver stability and here are their claims and report findings : ATI’s software development team has put significant effort into developing an extremely robust and stable Windows Vista graphics driver. ATI’s Leadership in Windows Vista driver stability (ATI conducted a series of stability tests
Iomega today announced two lines of exciting new external hard drives for Mac users and others that value high capacity drives with a variety of functionalities: the new Iomega® UltraMax 640GB* Desktop Hard Drive, providing Mac users with secure, high-capacity storage in a rugged enclosure that complements the Apple® Mac® Pro and Power Mac series
Today, we take a look at ASUS’ Chilly Vent Lux CPU cooler. Designed exclusively for AMD’s Socket 939, the Chilly Vent Lux features dual heat pipes, and is claimed to offer high performance and silence at the same time. It even offers a colourful green and white fan to boot!
R600 will have high frequency and a 64 unified Shader units. ATI hopes to get the final chip at a frequency higher than 700MHz. At this point people don’t know the exact frequency as the final silicon is still not out but the estimation targets at more than 700MHz. This chip is 80 nanometre and
ATi has released Catalyst 6.9 Drivers for their graphics cards based on Radeon display driver 8.291 . This release of Catalyst introduces CrossFire support for the Intel 965 Chipset and is available for D3D applications, and supported on ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire edition products.
The guys at ECS have jumped onto the MoDT bandwagon with the 945GT Express Chipset based motherboard, in striking purple. Read on!
Sunon has released a hybrid CPU cooler using a mix of watercooling and air cooling techniques to cool current generation K8, K9 and LGA processors. Our friends at HKEPC have done a review of it against the Thermaltake Beetle heatsink, which you can check out here.
ATi is working on delivering a new Catalyst driver to support Crossfire on Intel 965 Express Chipset but of course, the chipset only allows x4/x16 dual graphics capabilities. ODMs and press have already gotten hold of the beta Catalyst 6.10 drivers but the public will still be able to download the official WHQL Catalyst 6.9
The latest Intel roadmap has revealed the codename for the next Intel Desktop board based on the Bearlake-X chipset. Bonetrail will be the successor to the current popular Bad Axe and the upcoming Bad Axe 2 boards. It is slated for launch in Q3 next year. Bonetrail will support Kentsfield probably even 45nm Penryn core,
Bearlake-X : Quad Core support, DDR3 1333, 2×16 GFX, PCI Express 2.0, ICH9/ICH9R/ICH9DH, Q3’07 Bearlake-P : DDR3 1066/DDR2 800, FSB 1333, ICH9/R/DH, Q2 ’07 Bearlake-G : DDR3 1066/DDR2 800, FSB 1333, Intel Clear Video Technology, ICH9/R/DH, Q2’07 Bearlake-G+ : DDR3 1066/DDR2 800, FSB 1333, Intel Clear Video Technology and DX10, High Definition Playback with Content
Held from August 29 to 31, The ASIAL 2006 Security Conference and Exhibition is Australia’s premier security industry event. ASIAL 2006 is organized by the Australian Security Industry Association Ltd (ASIAL), the peak national body for the Australian Security Industry, which is committed to ensuring that there is an sustainable platform for the industry to
OCZ today announced the latest addition to their reputable flash product line—the OCZ Roadster USB 2.0 Flash Drive series. The ultra-portable “Top-Down” design of the OCZ Roadster makes data storage and transferring easier and more portable than ever. Best of all, there is no cap to lose with the OCZ Roadster’s modern design. Unlike other
There will be a higher speed Xeon MP 7150N based on 65nm Tulsa dual core coming out in Q1 next year. It is clocked at 3.5GHz with 667FSB and contains 16MB of L3 cache. 7150N will be priced at $ 2622. Later in Q3 ’07, quad-core 65nm Tigerton will come along to replace Tulsa and
There are 2 Kentsfield SKUs; X3220 and X3210 added to the Xeon UP Server space where the former is clocked at 2.4GHz and the latter at 2.13GHz. Both feature 1066MHz FSB and 2 x 4MB L2 cache. X3220 is similar to Q6600 for Kentsfield where both are clocked at 2.4GHz so there should be a
Processor Model GHz/FSB/Cache Sep 24 Oct 22 Nov ’06 Jan ’07 Core 2 Extreme QX6700 2.66/1066/8MB 999 Core 2 Duo E4300 1.80/800/2MB 183 163 Pentium D 935 3.20/800/4MB 183 133 925 (no VT) 3.00/800/4MB 133 113 915 (no VT) 2.80/800/4MB 133 113 93 820 2.80/800/2MB
Unified Shader Architecture Support FP16 HDR+MSAA Support GDDR4 memories Close to 700M transistors (G71 – 278M / G70 – 302M) New AA mode : VCAA Core clock scalable up to 1.5GHz Shader Peformance : 2x Pixel / 12x Vertex over G71 8 TCPs & 128 stream processors Much more efficient than traditional architecture 384-bit memory
The new ATI card will consume around 250W. The currently fastest ATI, R580+ or Radeon X1950 XTX consumes up to 125W in a worst case scenario and heavy 3D while you can suck up 145W out with the dual chip X7950 GX2 card. This means that the R600 will consume twice as much power, and