ASUS World GameMaster Tournament has officially kicked off in Ngee Ann Poly from July 26th to July 28th where gamers compete in three hottest games of the year: Counter Strike: Half Life, DOTA All Stars and Warcraft III: Frozen Throne. VR-Zone has set up 2 demo rigs at ASUS booth running on the latest Core
Futuremark Corporation, the world’s leading provider of system performance-analysis software and services for PCs, smartphones and other handheld devices, today announced the delivery of their latest demo production to Digital Media Professionals (DMP) of Japan. Titled “Mikage”, the demo was developed for the PICA(tm) Family 2D/3D Graphics IP Core platform, which was announced earlier today
Sanyo’s got a new digital audio player poised to drop on the Japanese market, though it’ll mainly be of interest to folks with a couple of extra SD cards laying around, as the DMP-M400SD contains neither a hard drive nor any flash memory. What you are getting with this latest member of the Diply Music
Our Forum Member MaReNoStRuM has shared some very interesting details on his on-going extreme cooling project. Building a multi-stage refrigeration computer cooler with 3 cooling heads for 1 CPU and 2 GPUs, he has displayed great innovations and put in huge amount of effort. Enjoy and admire his works here.
CALISTOGA CA, is a small and pretty town at the north end of the Napa valley, wine lover’s paradise, and also (perhaps more relevantly) the codename for Intel’s mobile 945 chipset, which is not long for this world. While the 945GM will have a lease of new life at the end of this month with
AMD and ATI today announced plans to join forces in a transaction valued at approximately $ 5.4 billion. The combination will create a processing powerhouse by bringing AMD’s technology leadership in microprocessors together with ATI’s strengths in graphics, chipsets and consumer electronics. The result: A new and more formidable company, determined to drive growth, innovation
Intel is getting all the limelight nowadays with their upcoming Core 2 Duo, but it’s fine time we shifted our attention back to AMD and the Socket AM2 Motherboards. Introducing the Abit KN9-SLI, based on the NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI chipset!!
InnoVISION Multimedia Limited launches the Inno3D GeForce 7600GS AGP with 256MB 128bit DDR2 and HDTV for the mainstream market. Users who still have an AGP motherboard and are hesitant to change- the Inno3D GeForce 7600GS AGP is the most affordable way to upgrade for all the 7 series technology features.
CHIP FIRM Intel said it had turned in net income of $ 1.1 billion on revenues of $ 8 billion for its fiducial second quarter. That represents a drop of 13 per cent in revenues compared to the same quarter last year, but net income fell by 57 per cent, period on period, year on
According to several reports, AMD announced that it will be closing down its embedded microprocessor design facility in Longmont, Colorado. Back in 2003, AMD purchased the facility from National Semiconductor that was working on a system-on-chip processor families. These original Geode embedded processors were x86 compatible processors that were used in devices such as handhelds,
Samsung continues its advancements in the area of flash memory development with today’s announcement of 8Gb NAND flash memory devices. The new high density multi-level-cell (MLC) memory is based on a 60nm manufacturing process and allows a 25% increase in production output compared to 70nm designs.
Intel’s Santa Rosa platform is shaping up to be quite a technology tour de force. We already know that Santa Rosa will feature Robson technology which incorporates flash memory into the motherboard to increase application performance and decrease boot/resume times. Santa Rosa will also feature a new network chip called Kedron. Kedron will have full
After officially cutting support for Windows 98 and Windows ME last week, Microsoft has unveiled a trimmed-down version of its flagship operating system dubbed Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs. Windows Fundamentals is based on the Service Pack 2 release of Windows XP Embedded, a spin-off of Windows XP Professional aimed at embedded devices. According to
After being delayed and seeing its front side bus and power management features cut down, Intel’s dual-core Itanium 2 processor has finally been released into the wild. Code-named Montecito, the new Itanium 2 is launching in six denominations as follows: Speed Cache Cores FSB Price Itanium 2 9050 1.6Ghz 24 MB 2 400/533Mhz $ 3692
We’ve been waiting on this one for a good long while, but we’re pleased to say that if your chosen flavor of TV happens to be a 1080p, LED-based DLP set with 56-inches of screen real estate and a hard to remember model number, Samsung has just the display for you. Their HL-S5679W packs in
Intel’s U2500 Core Duo Yonah processor was released just a few weeks ago. The chip marked Intel’s first attempt at a dual-core ultra low-wattage CPU, and has thus far made quite a splash in the x86 world. So much so that Intel has decided to release an even lower wattage version, the U2400.
DailyTech previously reported on Intel’s upcoming Bearlake, the successor to the current Broadwater 965 chipset lineup. Intel’s latest Desktop Board roadmap reveals nearly a dozen upcoming motherboards based on the upcoming Bearlake chipset. The boards are still in early development stages but do reveal quite a bit of information about the upcoming chipset.
Notebook vendors, including Acer, Dell and Hewlett-Packard (HP), with each receiving hundreds of thousands of Dothan processors from Intel, expect to completely clear their inventory of Sonoma notebooks by the end of the third quarter, according to sources at Taiwan notebook makers. As reported on June 29, notebook makers were requested to help clear out
We’ve spotted some new Gigabyte boards available in Bell Electronics, the Gigabyte DS4 and DQ6.