• Some ATi R580 Info

    ATi R580 socket is geared specifically for a PCIe graphics adaptor, rather than a motherboard-housed GPU socket. However even with a dedicated socket, graphic card memory would still need to be soldered onto the board. R580 is some ways away, so don’t expect anything between now and CeBit.

  • NVIDIA GeForce 7200 & 7600 Launch In Q1 2006

    NVIDIA GeForce 7600 and 7200 have been labeled as G73 and G72 internally. Expect to see the GeForce 7200 to launch sometime in February, while the GeForce 7600 in March during Cebit. GeForce 7200 and GeForce 7600 will use the same PCB as the older GeForce 6200 and 6600...

  • No Master Card Needed For X1300 & 1600 Crossfire

    ATI X1300 and X1600 won’t need a master card but need a new driver soon that enables Crossfire over the PCIe bus on Radeon X1300 and X1600 video cards. AIB partners could not confirm as to whether separate graphic card families would also work together in Crossfire mode. Radeon...

  • NVIDIA 6800 GS 256MB

    We’ve just taken a look at the 6600 DDR2 from NVIDIA that was put out to match up against the ATi X1000 series of graphics chipsets. Now, we take a look at the 6800 GS, another gap filler pushed out to meet the competition. This one fits right in...

  • Creative X-FI Support In Quake 4

    Creative today announced that it has teamed with id Software to provide outstanding Xtreme Fidelity audio performance with Sound Blaster X-Fi™ sound card support in id Software’s recently released QUAKE 4™ PC game. QUAKE 4 is the latest of this year’s top PC games to support Sound Blaster X-Fi,...

  • GECUBE Mobile DVB-T Tuner Solution

    Info-Tek has announced the new release of a complete DVB-T tuner USB solution–the GECUBE™ Digital TV Walker. A mobile multimedia device that allows users to watch and record TV on the go, the TV Walker supports high-definition digital TV and radio broadcasts. The GECUBE™ Digital TV Walker is a...

  • IDF : Tulsa Wafer Exposed

    Intel is on track to deliver the 65nm Tulsa, a dual-core Xeon MP processor with 16MB L3 shared cache and 2 x 1MB L2 cache in H2 2006, replacing Paxville MP. Tulsa will be part of the Truland platform featuring VT and Pellston Technology and will be branded as...

  • Matrox DualHead2Go For Multi-Display Support

    Matrox today unveiled the revolutionary new Matrox DualHead2Go, the world’s first external upgrade capable of adding multiple monitor support to compatible laptop and integrated graphics-based desktop PCs that were previously limited to single screen output. DualHead2Go is a palm-sized box that connects to the existing single monitor output (i.e....

  • AMD Desktop CPUs Roadmap Updated

    Models H1 ’06 H2 ’06 Athlon 64 X2 Windsor (90nm SOI, Socket M2 940, Dual Core, 2 x 1MB L2, 333FSB, DDR2 667, Pacifica, Presidio) 5000+ / 4800+ / 4600+ / 4200+ 5200+ Athlon 64 FX Windsor (90nm SOI, Socket M2 940, 1MB L2, DDR2 667, 333FSB, Pacifica, Presidio)...

  • AMD Overtook Intel In U.S. PC Retail Sales

    AMD struck new ground last month when it overtook market leader Intel as the leading supplier of processors for the US retail personal computer market. In October 2005, 49.8% of the personal computers (desktops and notebooks combined) sold in the US retail market utilized AMD processors, thus allowing AMD...

  • Connect3D Radeon X800 GTO

    The Radeon X800 GTO is ATi’s answer to the GeForce 6800 PCIe. Today, VR-Zone takes an indepth look at this Connect3D X800 GTO. Both cards feature 12 pipelines so can this card give the Geforce 6800 PCIe a run for its money? Also included is information on turning this...

  • Latest revised PureVideo support and Features

    Like to know whether your NVIDIA products support PureVideo? Now you can by glancing through the latest revised PureVideo support table and feature & benefits. Click here for English Readers. Click here for Chinese Readers. Click here for Japanese Readers. Click here for Korean Readers. Full details here.

  • ULi M1563M For HP bc1500 blade PC

    ULi today announces that its M1563M south bridge chip has been implemented by HP in the HP bc1500 blade PC. The HP bc1500 is a part of the HP Consolidated Client Infrastructure (CCI) solution, which centralizes desktop computer and storage resources into easily manageable, highly secure data centers, while...

  • Albatron PC6800GS

    Albatron recently announced the new PC6800GS VGA card featuring an NVIDIA® GeForceTM 6 series GPU (NV42). Albatron has come out with this high-performer, which will match the capabilities of similar high-performance cards but will launch with a very affordable price. With the PC6800GS, you are looking at fairly serious...

  • Inno3D GeForce 6800 GS

    InnoVISION has added another significant member to their product range, the Inno3D GeForce 6800 GS. Its performance is still unbeatable completed with NVIDIA Power of 3 features. Measured at being the best price to performance ratio, the Inno3D GeForce 6800 GS has proven and maintained its competitiveness in the...

  • Intel Xeon MP “Cranford” B-0 Stepping

    Boxed Intel Xeon Processor MP will undergo the following changes for the A-0 to B-0 core processor stepping change : ▪ CPUID will change from F41 to F49 ▪ B-0 is pin compatible with A-0 ▪ New S-Specs for converting products ▪ B-0 stepping will also be the conversion...

  • ATi GPUs Shortage

    Due to an IC substrate shortage, supplies of ATI’s Radeon 9250, X300, and X550 are short of demand at present except for Radeon 9550 series. Although ATi launched its 90nm process R5xx series only in the latter half of this year, the Radeon X1800, X1600, and X1300 are also...

  • GeForce 7800 GTX 512MB Costs $ 649

    NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX card with 512 MB is expected next Monday 14th of November and will be priced at $ 649. This card is clocked at 550MHz core and 1700MHz memory using Samsung K4J52324QC-BJ11 1.1ns memory that has an maximum effective data rate of 1.8GHz. It will certainly...

  • XFX 6600 DDR2 256MB Review

    The GeForce 6600 series of GPUs have been capturing the mid-range segment of the graphics chipset market with their very competitive price/performance ratio. With the advent of ATi’s X1000 series of GPUs, the foot-hold NVIDIA has established in this part of the ladder starts to get shaky. The GDDR2...

  • Intel Prepares Fab 12 For 65nm, 300mm Production

    Intel has re-opened an advanced, high-volume semiconductor manufacturing facility in Chandler, Ariz., converting it to a leading-edge 300mm, 65nm process factory. Called Fab 12, the factory is Intel’s second volume-production fab using 65nm process technology produced on the industry’s largest wafer size (300mm), which provides the Intel fab with...