• Lenovo Announces Dual-Core 3000 N100 Notebook

    Lenovo is adding dual-core support to its new lineup of notebook computers. The company has already introduced the C100 series notebooks which feature Celeron-M and Pentium-M processors. They are aimed at the entry-level market. The new N100 notebooks, however, can be equipped with Intel’s Core Solo or Core Duo...

  • DFI LANPARTY UT NF4 Venus SLI Overclocking Tests

    The DFI Venus is really a premium board targeted at fans, not just of overclocking, but of the DFI brand name. Through a series of LAN Party motherboards, DFI has built for themselves a huge fan base among the enthusiasts. We take a look at this limited edition board...

  • Intel, SiS, Via Technologies to Support DDR2 800MHz Officially

    A roadmap of Intel Corp. indicates that Intel’s Q965, G965 and P965 chipsets will support dual-channel DDR2 memory at 800MHz, 667MHz and 533MHz along with support for dual-core processors with 1066MHz processor system bus. The difference between the chipsets is mainly in market positioning and integration of the graphics...

  • Intel lining up Q3 Pentium D price cuts?

    Intel hasn’t launched the dual-core Pentium D 960 yet – it’s due late April, we understand – but already it’s planning to cut the processor’s price, sometime in Q3, according to the latest claims coming out of Taiwan’s system builder community.

  • Samsung introduces solid state notebook drive

    Korean giant Samsung said it started selling a 32GB NAND flash hard drive. The unit, claims Samsung, is half the weight of a conventional hard drive, has reduced power consumption because it has no moving parts. It will read data three times faster and write data 1.5 faster than...

  • PathScale Says AMD Platform Superior for High Speed InfiniBand

    High-speed clustering on 10Gbit InfiniBand proves superior on AMD platforms. During IDF, we had the pleasant experience of being able to speak with PathScale, a company with products that are shaping the landscape of high-speed networking and communications for clustering environments. These applications include biotech research, space research, large-scale...

  • Dell’s new 2407WFP

    Engadget has a scoop about the latest Dell 24 inch monitor showing up on Dell Japan’s site. The new 2407WFP is the successor to the popular 2405WFP, but with added functionally and improvement on the specifications area. The 2407WFP would support HDCP, 1000:1 contast ratio, 6ms response time, a...

  • Fan drivers missing on the Mac port of Windows XP?

    For those of you who aspire to run Windows XP on your spanking new Intel based Mac, please take sometime and read this piece of news. Apparently, the people who managed to modify Mac’s boot sequence to accept Windows, had some inherent bugs with the installation. One of the...

  • Gigabyte’s new Bluetooth media reciever

    Engadget looked into the FCC’s approval listings, and got wind of Gigabyte’s latest Bluetooth Media Receiver. This product could pump music into your bluetooth enabled headphones,  and could also pipe music into your other stereos in your living room. A pretty nifty product if it’s priced reasonably. "We spied...

  • NVIDIA to develop SLi modes that enable Physics Accelerations on HavokFX engines

    DailyTech reported on an NVIDIA collaboration with Havok, to bring NVIDIA’s SLi technology to a whole new level. Instead of using the traditional SLi modes which gives double performance for graphics, the new HavokFX engine would have the capability to offload complex physics calculation to the 2nd GPU, to...

  • Sapphire’s X1900XTX with Blizzard Watercooling system

    Sapphire has released a version of his X1900XTX, that features a watercooling solution. Although this card doesn’t feature any extra clocks on the core despite the elaborate cooling, but surely it’ll boost overclockablilty. Also, the watercooling solution looked like what we saw on the Powercolor X800GT EVO, which features...

  • Windows Vista to use more memory?

    Microsoft Windows Vista, the next generation flagship Windows software would require 512MB of RAM, according to DailyTech’s report, and 1GB to be optimum. Windows Vista will be incorporating various optimization technologies that would make use of more memory to harvest additional performance out of those extra memory. A Windows...

  • Foxconn leaks Geforce 7900GX2 images and details

    Foxconn’s Dual GeForce 7900GX2 1024MB adaptor sports a 500MHz core clock with 1.2GHz DDR3 memory support. These clocks are lower than the GeForce 7900GTX, which has a 650MHz core clock with 1.5GHz DDR3 memory. For those who are unaware, Foxconn is now a contender in on the video card...

  • New ForceWare 84.21 detonates FEAR

    NVIDIA launched a new driver on the 17th of March. Although it has been available through nZone fan-sites for some time now, the company received WHQL certification and posted the drivers on its own behalf. Under the name 84.21, the new driver brings improvements in PureVideo codec (H.264 acceleration...

  • Apple iTunes to take the 2nd spot in media player market soon

    It appears that Apple could hardly get out of news these days. The latest one here is about their wildly popular iTunes software. Being increasingly popular, the Apple iTunes software is gaining on popularity and might soon over take RealPlayer to hold the No.2 position in the media player...

  • US senators pushing for .xxx domains to be used

    Two Senate Democrats, Max Baucus of Montana and Mark Pryor of Arkansas, officially introduced the “Cyber Safety for Kids Act of 2006.” The new bill would push for the Bush administration to create an “.xxx” domain, which would be reserved specifically for pornographic web sites. The ultimate goal would...

  • Dual GeForce 7600GT card spotted

    Reports from CeBIT 2006 (english translation) revealed that multi-GPU video cards are gaining momentum. While most SLI configurations use two physical cards, there have been some cards have dual-GPUs integrated onto a single PCB. Gigabyte was first to release its 3D1, which integrated two GeForce 6600GT GPUs but ended...

  • Walkabout in SLS (18-3-2006)

    This weekly article would fill you in with the latest product arrivals. This week, we’ll be looking at NVIDIA’s latest line of 7600GT and 7900 family of cards. Also included, a closer look at the XBOX 360 console!

  • Sony PS3 Launch In Early Nov

    SCEI would launch PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3) in early November 2006 in Japan, North America and Europe simultaneously. With a monthly production capacity of one million units, SCEI will push forward a powerful product launch to spread the platform rapidly throughout the world, together with a strong and attractive lineup of...

  • Creative Warehouse Sale is BACK!

    Creative’s upcoming Warehouse Sale promises a host of unbeatable promotions and products at attractive prices. For those who may have missed the IT Show 2006, the opportunity for great bargains is back again! One of the key highlights at this upcoming sale includes the limited-edition Zen Vision:M in pink...