• ASUS Premium Boards To Bundle w/ InterVideo Software

    ASUS recently announced the bundling of multimedia software Media Launcher from cooperative partner, digital media leader InterVideo, along with the ASUS premium motherboard series. The InterVideo Media Launcher for instance, is a multimedia editing, monitoring, and managing software, which includes WinDVD Creator2, PhotoAlbum, Disc Master2.5, DVD Copy2.5, and recently...

  • GeForce Go 7900 GTX Soon

     Market Segment Q1 2006 Q2 2006 High End GeForce Go 7800 GTX (G70M) GeForce Go 7800 (G70M) GeForce Go 7900 GS (G71M) GeForce Go 7900 GTX (G71M-Ultra) Mainstream GeForce Go 7600 (G73M) Value GeForce Go 7400 (G72M) GeForce 7300 (G72M) We heard that NVIDIA is preparing the highest performing...

  • AMD Mobile CPUs Roadmap

    Models H2 2006 H1 2007 Turion 64 Taylor (90nm, Socket S1, Dual Core, Rev. F, 2 x 512KB L2, DDR2 667, EVP, DMX, AMD-v, 35W TDP) TL-60 (2.0GHz/512KB x2) TL-56 (1.8GHz/512KB x 2) TL-52 (1.6GHz/512KB x 2) TL-50 (1.6GHz, 256KB x 2) Tyler (65nm, Socket S1, Dual Core, Rev....

  • VIA CX700 IGP Chipset

    VIA today announced the VIA CX700 digital media IGP chipset for the VIA C7® and Eden® processor platforms, the most advanced x86 embedded chipset that integrates all the cutting-edge features of a modern chipset’s North and South bridges, including rich video graphics, HD audio, and DDR2 and SATA II...

  • Intel Conroe CPUs Pricing

    Series Model No. Speed Q3 Launch Conroe (65nm, 4MB L2, Dual Core, 1066FSB) E6700 2.67GHz $ 530 E6600 2.40GHz $ 316 E6400 2.13GHz $ 244 E6300 1.86GHz $ 209

  • Hitachi CinemaStar Drives For CE Devices

    Hitachi is announcing a new product line that gives DVR and set-top box customers a dedicated high storage capacity solution that’s optimized for consumer electronics: the 3.5-inch CinemaStar™ hard disk drive. The new products, called CinemaStar 7K500 and CinemaStar 7K160, are based off Hitachi’s award-winning 3.5-inch Deskstar platform. The...

  • Hitachi New Deskstar T7K500 & 7K160 Drives

    The Deskstar® T7K500 and Deskstar 7K160 feature 7,200 RPM spin speeds and 3Gb/s SATA interfaces to deliver maximum performance in mainstream and high-performance PCs, gaming systems and low duty cycle servers. The new drives use 160GB+ per platter technology to deliver up to one-half terabyte (500GB) of storage capacity...

  • C1-Stepping Pentium D & Pentium 4 6×1

    Boxed Intel® Pentium® D Processors 930, 940 and 950 and Pentium® 4 Processors 631, 641, 651 and 661will undergo the following changes for the B-1 to C-1 processor stepping conversion: • CPUID will change from F62 to F64 • C-1 is pin compatible with B-1 • New S-specs for...

  • IBM & Rapport On Most Energy-Efficient CPU Design

    Rapport and IBM previewed a breakthrough energy-efficient processor design, the Kilocore1025, which will feature 1,024 eight-bit processing elements together with a PowerPC™ core on a single, low-cost chip. Rapport and IBM are collaborating to utilize Power Architecture technology to provide high-performance processing with extremely low energy consumption. The result...

  • AMD Producing 90nm CPUs On 300mm Fab

    AMD began first revenue shipments of AMD64 processors manufactured at Fab 36 in Dresden, Germany. AMD ramped the new 300 mm fab to 90 nm volume production in record time, hitting every major milestone on schedule and beginning production at mature yields. AMD has been producing a significant number...

  • ASUS N4L-VM DH Core Duo Motherboard Sneak Preview!

    We have just received an ASUS N4L-VM DH Core Duo Mini-ATX Motherboard for testing. Finally we can start to run our Yonah and see how good performing and efficient this alternative form of set-up can get. Check out our sneak preview of this board with lots of pictures right...

  • D-0 Yonah To Get Speed Enhancement

    In order to incorporate speed enhancements for Yonah Based Processors, Intel is converting the Intel® Core™ Duo Processors T2600, T2500, T2400 from C-0 Stepping to D-0 Stepping. A BIOS update is required for D0-Step Products. The D-0 stepping is backwards compatible with the C-0 stepping. All C-0 products supported...

  • Intel 1Gb Flash Memory Available

    Samples of Intel’s first 65-nanometer NOR flash memory chip will be available this quarter. Mobile phone vendors will be able to start using them in large quantities by the end of the year. The new flash memory chips will be able to hold one Gb of data, up from...

  • AMD Socket AM2 Pricing

    Models Mid 2006 Athlon 64 FX Windsor (90nm, Socket AM2, Dual Core, 2 x 1MB L2, DDR2 667, AMD-v, 125W TDP) FX-62 (2.8GHz) – $ 1236 Athlon 64 X2 Windsor (90nm, Socket AM2, Dual Core, 2 x 1MB L2, DDR2 667, AMD-v, 85W TDP) 5200+ (2.6GHz, 1MB x 2)...

  • AMD To Demo Virtualization On Socket F Opteron

    AMD today unveiled its upcoming processor with virtualization technology to visitors of the Linux World tradeshow. This new chip, currently referred to as “Rev F,” builds on the existing 90 nm architecture, but will come with the new socket 1207 and use DDR2 memory. Rev F is scheduled to...

  • Dremel Work Station For Modders

    The manufacturers of the Dremel have added yet another tool to the modders workbench, unveiling a $ 44.99 Dremel Work Station that combines a drill press plus a stationary and flexible tool holder. When configured as a drill press, the Work Station also allows the modder to carefully drill...

  • Cypress Samples QDR II+ & DDRII+ SRAMs

    Cypress has begun sampling the industry’s first Quad Data Rate™ II+ (QDR™ II+) and Double Data Rate II+ (DDRII+) SRAM devices. The new memory chips deliver the world’s highest-density and highest-bandwidth, enabling up to 50 percent more system-level bandwidth than existing QDRII and DDRII products. The devices accelerate read/write...

  • Samsung Delays Blu-Ray Player Launch

    Samsung is rescheduling its initial U.S. Blu-Ray player launch from May 23 to June 25 in order to complete compatibility testing with several Blu-Ray test discs that will become available in late April from product manufacturers and content providers. The hardware development for Samsung’s BD-P1000 Blu-Ray player is complete...

  • AMD Geode LX EPIC Reference Design Kit

    AMD announced the availability of the AMD Geode™ LX EPIC Reference Design Kit (RDK). The AMD Geode LX EPIC RDK leverages the industry-standard EPIC SBC form factor and low-power system design to maximize adaptability and help developers get products to market more quickly and efficiently. The wide acceptance of...

  • GeForce 7900GX2 Cards To Get Shorter

    GeForce 7900GX2 cards supporting Quad SLI technology has already reached manufacturers but sources revealed that NVIDIA has yet to hand over the design kit. NVIDIA plans to shorten the PCB of the 7900GX2 cards in order to sell them into the market as many cases out there will not...