• Intel Server Processor Roadmap Update

      Q2 2006 Q3 2006 2007 Platform Truland & OEM Caneland Xeon MP  Paxville MP (90nm, Dual Core, 2 x 2MB L2) 7041 (3GHz, 800FSB) 7040 (3GHz, 667FSB) Paxville MP (90nm, Dual Core, 2 x 1MB L2) 7030 (2.8GHz, 800FSB) 7020 (2.66GHz, 667FSB) Tulsa (65nm, Dual Core, 2 x...

  • Toshiba pre-announces next-gen Nvidia mobile GPU

    Nvidia hasn’t announced its GeForce Go 7900 GS mobile GPU yet, but Toshiba yesterday said it has begun shipping a gaming-oriented notebook which delivers “state-of-the-art graphics” thanks to the new chip, 256MB of graphics memory and a 17-inch TruBrite display. Toshiba’s pre-announcement comes a week after Samsung inadvertently unveiled...

  • Intel’s Woodcrest the First To Use Socket 771

    After reviewing the latest Intel roadmaps, it would appear that Socket 771 finally has a purpose: high density and embedded CPU replacements. Woodcrest will not show up exclusively on Socket 771. Embedded systems using PGA CPUs will be the only platforms affected — and they are hardly consumer level...

  • O2 confirms XDA IQ smart phone

    UK cellco O2 is preparing to extend its XDA smart-phone line-up with a model designed around the traditional candybar form-factor rather than the more PDA-styled devices the range has so far delivered, the company told Reg Hardware today. The new handset, the XDA IQ, will ship in April, a...

  • Aftermarket 360 Cooling Now Available

    For all those gamers looking to increase their playing time without any interruptions or pesky meltdowns, Nyko has released a nice, stylish gadget for you. The new XBOX 360 Intercooler 360, is a compact snap-on forced-fan, which is now available for $ 19.99. A few other siimilar devices, including...

  • Alienware Introduces Liquid Chilled Quad-SLI Gaming System

    Alienware’s new Aurora ALX gaming system makes use or a water-cooled system for its four blazing GPUs! Alienware may have been recently bought by Dell Computer, but that isn’t stopping them from releasing the latest and greatest in gaming PCs. The company’s new Aurora ALX used an AMD Athlon...

  • Toshiba HD DVD HD-XA1 player ships

    The HD-XA1 is the top-end model of the two Toshiba unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last January. The unit can upscale DVDs to 720p or 1080i – the maximum HD resolution the player supports. It has HDMI output – component and S-video too – and...

  • The Next Big Thing for OLEDs: Transparency

    Many users have been waiting to see OLED technology come into the mainstream for computer displays. Sure, OLED screens are available on some cell phones and MP3 players (and even the C6 Corvette’s gauge cluster), but those are relatively small displays compared to what would be seen on a...

  • AMD LIVE! Logo Leaked, Launch Imminent

    DailyTech has just received word via AMD memos that the LIVE! initiative is finally starting to solidify. The new LIVE! logo, featured right, will show up on all new systems built with AMD processors that fill the requirements for media and home entertainment systems. AMD’s LIVE! program is virtually...

  • AMD’s Socket 754 to Outlast Socket 939

    AMD has been performing very well in terms of delivering new products to the masses as well as ensuring that shipments are on time. With regards to processors and platforms, AMD is now in a position where it can diversify at its own pace and not have to be...

  • DFI LAN Party CFX3200-DR by next week

    It looks like the DFI LAN Party CFX3200-DR Motherboard based on the ATi RD580 chipset will be ready by next week. The chipset supports ATi Cross-Fire technology and dual x16 PCI Express slots in a single chipset. This DFI motherboard comes with the ULi M1575 Southbridge and one of...

  • 7900GT: Unlocking the Beast Within

    The 7900GT launched just about a month ago seems to be eyed by a lot of enthusiasts holding a mid-range budget. For these group of gamers and 3D lovers, squeezing every bit of performance and image quality out of their hardware seems to be a growing trend. We unlocked...

  • ATi Overclocking Policy

  • Upcoming Pentium D CPUs Price Cut

    Series Model No. Speed Now 23 Apr 30 Apr Q3’06 Pentium D (800 FSB, 2x2MB L2) 960 3.6GHz     $ 530   950 3.4GHz $ 637 $ 316     940 3.2GHz $ 423 $ 241     930 3.0GHz $ 316 $ 209     925 (no...

  • 3GHz Opteron 256/856 On Apr 4th

    AMD will launch Opteron 256 and Opteron 856 on April 4th with clock speed reaching 3GHz. It will be Socket 940 based, support 1MB L2 cache, 1GHz HT, Dual Channel Registered DDR400, 95W TDP. AMD will continue supporting Socket 940 Opteron by releasing Dual-core Opteron 285 and 885 at...

  • ATi R560 & RV570 Info

    Market Segment Q1 ’06 Q2 ’06 Q3 ’06 Enthusiast R580 (90nm) X1900 XTX : 16PP/48PS/8VS, 650/775MHz X1900 XT : 16PP/48PS/8VS, 625/725MHz R580 (90nm) X1900 XL : 16PP/48PS/8VS, 500+/600+MHz? R520 (90nm) X1800 GTO : 12PP/12PS/6VS, 500/500MHz   Performance     RV570 (80nm) RV570XT/XL : 12PP/36PS/6VS RV560 (80nm) 8PP/24PS/4VS Mainstream  ...

  • WD Unveils Passport Pocket Drive 6 GB

    Western Digital Corp. today introduced a miniature digital storage device that holds as many as five two-hour feature-length movies1, 1,700 digital photos2, 1,500 songs3 or thousands of documents, enabling consumers to effortlessly take their digital library wherever they go. The new USB 2.0 WD Passport™ Pocket Drives, about the...

  • SiS Joins Futuremark BDP

    SiS announced today to become a new member of Futuremark’s Benchmark Development Program (BDP). Proudly being connected with this professional program, SiS dedicates to keep providing high-quality products with unbiased, objective, and fair performance results. 3DMark is one of Futuremark’s benchmarking software which specifically is for evaluating the latest...

  • AOpen i975Xa-YDG Board In Early April

    The long wait is finally over due to some production delay and the AOpen i975Xa-YDG boards will start rolling out in early April. AOpen is now offering a compelling innovative ATX motherboard: the i975Xa-YDG is the latest MoDT motherboard to apply Intel’s Pentium Mobile processor technology to desktop products....

  • Adobe’s Photoshop CS2 might not have a native Intel Mac version

    According to a Dailytech report, Adobe’s flagship (and probably the most popular professional application) image editing application – Photoshop CS2 might not have a native Intel binary version. Apparently, the Adobe guys stated that PS CS2 is too big an application to port over to a binary version that...