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  • Gigabyte N680SLI-DQ6; 6 Quad Goodness!

    Gigabyte GA-N680SLI-DQ6 is going to hit the market by end of January and it is designed specially for enthusiasts and gamers. What makes this board special from the rest is its All-Solid Capacitors, Quad-Triple phase power, Quad BIOS and Quad Gigabit LAN! It is the first and only in the market that is able to

  • 1TB Seagate Drive By June

    Seagate is planning to begin shipping a hard-disk drive with a 1T-byte storage capacity sometime during the first half of 2007. It is expected to ship to major customers like system and PC vendors during that time-frame. Seagate’s current 750G-byte drive and the planned 1T-byte drive are based on perpendicular recording. Pricing for the drive

  • 65nm Cell CPU Hits 6GHz

    Sony, Toshiba and IBM will present first details about a 65 nm Cell processor design, which, apparently, already runs at 6 GHz and 1.3 volts. The updated Cell will use two power supplies to increase SRAM stability as well as performance, but actual logic power consumption will decrease. The current Cell processor, used in Sony’s

  • Intel Ups 80-core CPU To 4 GHz

    Intel apparently has an update to its 80-core processor that was first presented at the 2006 Fall IDF conference. The processor, which was clocked at 3.1 GHz at IDF, has reached 4 GHz, while retaining the original 20 MB of SRAM. Performance climbs from a claimed 1 TFlops at the IDF to 1.28 TFlops in

  • Eagle 7950GT w Zalman Cooler Review

    We’ve all seen a tonne of NVIDIA 7950GT Graphics Cards reviewed the past few months. Almost all of those follow NVIDIA’s reference design. How about getting a little more adventurous with us? We explore a non-reference 7950GT graphics card, the Eagle 7950GT – with a special zalman cooler attached.

  • Samsung Developed Double-Sided LCD

    Samsung has created the first LCD panel that can produce independent images on each side of a mobile LCD display. Samsung’s new double-sided LCD can show two entirely different pictures or sets of visual data simultaneously on the front and back of the same screen. Other conventional double-sided LCDs can only show a reverse image

  • Hybrid Storage Alliance Formed

    In a move to give the growing number of notebook PC users faster, more durable systems that run longer on a battery charge, Hitachi, Samsung, Seagate Technology and Toshiba have formed the Hybrid Storage Alliance. The goals of the industry group are two-fold: illustrate how flash memory/hard drive hybrid technology can extend the capabilities of

  • EVGA Announces new faster e-GeForce 8800′s with ACS³ Cooling

    EVGA today announced the release of their e-GeForce 8800 GTX KO with ACS³ and 8800 GTS KO with ACS³ NVIDIA technology-based graphics card. The new 8800GTX KO ACS3, in addition to EVGA’s patented ACS3 cooling, is spec’d at an amazing 626MHz core clock with 2.0GHz memory. The 8800GTS is spec’d at a groundbreaking 580MHz core,

  • Qimonda To Make 75nm XDR Memories

    Rambus announced that Qimonda AG, a leading global producer of DRAM memory products, recently signed a technology license agreement for the Rambus XDR™ memory interface solution. The Rambus XDR solution will be implemented in Qimonda’s 75nm process technology for integration into high-volume applications, including game consoles, digital televisions, set-top boxes and PC graphics. Rambus XDR

  • Samsung Samples 16Gb Flash Memory

    Samsung is now sampling its 16-gigabit (Gb) NAND flash memory with customers – the first NAND flash using 50nm process technology. Early market introduction of 16Gb and higher density NAND flash memories is expected to accelerate the adoption of non-volatile memory applications such as flash-based solid state disks. Samsung plans to begin mass producing its

  • Gigabyte 945 Boards w/ All-Solid Capacitors

    Gigabyte has extended their All-Solid Capacitor motherboards line-up to 945 chipsets now with the release of new revision 2.0 boards. Gigabyte now touted a complete line-up of 945 ad 965 boards based on the All-Solid Capacitors concept.

  • ATi R600 DX10 Vista Drivers Almost Ready

    The DirectX10 Vista driver for R600 is almost done. ATI is still trying to finish up Crossfire support and to polish up the OpenGL performance in Vista driver but the driver will be ready for hardware launch. R600 is 80nm has a 512-bit memory controller, unified Shader marchitecture, supports DirectX 10 and should make G80

  • Sparkle Unveils Calibre P880+ OC Edition

    SPARKLE today proudly announces Calibre P880+ OC Edition and Calibre P880 OC Edition , the world’s first overclocked GeForce 8800 GTX and GTS graphic cards powered by high efficient TEC active cooler system. Calibre P880+/P880 OC Edition graphic card embraces higher oveclocking capability. Compared with 575MHz/500MHz core clock and 1800MHz/1600MHz memory clock of ordinary GeForce

  • ASUS XG Station; Discrete GFX For Notebooks

    ASUS is proud to launch the XG Station as the industry’s first public demonstration of the world’s first external graphics card station for notebook computers. Equipped with Express Card interface, USB 2.0 and Dolby headphones, the XG station seamlessly integrates notebook computing with PC graphics power. The XG Station is currently scheduled to be released

  • Intel Invests In Multi-GPU Acceleration Chip Startup

    Startup company Lucid Information Technology Ltd. has raised a $ 12 million round of funding from Intel Capital, Giza Venture Capital and Genesis Partners. Lucid’s chip is mainly targeted at the gaming computer industry. The chip acts like a hub connecting the main processor to the multiple graphics processors, serving as a traffic cop. One

  • ATi R600 Specs & Benchmarks Leaked?

    Benchmarks R600 8800GTX 3DMark05 11941 11039 3DMark06 6719 6368 Doom III 156 127.1 F.E.A.R 88.2 75.9 Call of Duty 2 48.9 47.1 Battlefield 2 146 148.9 Half-Life 2 : Lost Coast 96.4 87.1 Anno 1701 24.2 17.0 Oblivion 26 19.5 64 4-Way SIMD Unified Shaders, 128 Shader Operations/Cycle 32 TMUs, 16 ROPs 512 bit Memory

  • ASUS Commando Board For Overclockers

    ASUS is proud to introduce the Commando, a new addition to its R.O.G (Republic of Gamers) family of gaming motherboards. The Commando provides extreme overclockability for enhanced performance, and unique features to jazz up the gaming features and simplify the DIY process. Supporting the Intel® P965 Express Chipset, maximum 8GB dual-channel DDR2 architecture, PCI Express

  • OCZ Selling Handpicked 8800GTX Cards

    OCZ announced their exciting return to the world of graphics cards. Leveraging a strong expertise in high performance overclocking memory and the unique needs of PC enthusiasts, OCZ is prepared to deliver a differentiated GPU solution to gamers and enthusiasts with the launch of the OCZ NVIDIA GeForce® 8800 GTX 768MB PCI Express®. Separating OCZ’s

  • Graphics Cards Sales Down In Q3

    According to Jon Peddie Research, third quarter graphics boards revenues came in at about $ 4.97 billion, which translates into a 4.4% decline over Q2 and a 12.2% decline over Q3 2005. Both Nvidia and AMD/ATI were at the “tale-end” of the graphics chip generation in Q3 and needed to knock down prices in order

  • VIA EPIA EX-Series Mini-ITX Boards

    VIA today announced the VIA EPIA EX-Series Mini-ITX mainboards, the first of VIA’s compact platforms to feature the new VIA CX700M2 system media processor. Powered by the highly efficient 1.5GHz or fanless 1.0GHz VIA C7® processor, the VIA EPIA EX has an average operating power consumption of just 13.6 watts. Specifically designed for the fast-growing