• Apple To Ship Intel-based Mac by June 2006

    Apple Computer is on track to ship Intel-based computers as targeted by June 2006. Apple said June 6 that it was severing its long-standing relationship with IBM and switching to microprocessors made by Intel, aiming to have all its Macintosh computers using Intel chips by the end of 2007....

  • NVIDIA G80 To Use GDDR4 Memories

    GDDR4 will start working at the similar speeds of top GDDR3 chip but it will use less watts and will be easier and cheaper to produce. This memory should start around 800MHz efficiently 1600 MHz if not even higher. However GDDR4 will be different from GDDR3 as it requires...

  • TSMC In Volume Production Of R520

    TSMC is in volume production of multiple 90nm products for ATI, including the Radeon® X1800, Radeon® X1600 and Radeon® X1300 series chips, and has shipped large quantities of production wafers to ATI. "The ATI products produced with TSMC’s 90nm process show a tremendous clock speed improvement and power reduction...

  • Intel Low Power 65nm Process In 2007

    Intel is developing an ultra-low power derivative of its first-generation, 65-nm process technology. The technology, dubbed P1265, represents Intel’s first process that is tailored for ultra-low power chip applications, such as cellular phones, PDAs and other products. Slated to ramp up in the 2007 time frame, the P1265 process...

  • BIOSTAR iDEQ 330N GeForce 6100 Mini PC

    With the success of iDEQ 350G launched earlier this year, Biostar today proudly introduce iDEQ 330N mini PC system, the integrated multimedia platform for mainstream target. The iDEQ 330N also adopts the creative technology as iDEQ 3xx series in mechanical designs. Not a single screw is needed; the chassis...

  • Albatron KM51PV Board

    Albatron  recently announced its new KM51PV mainboard based on Nvidia Geforce 6150, nForce 430 with nVidia Pure Video technology chipset. The KM51PV has a smaller, space saving micro ATX form factor. In addition, Albatron managed to squeeze in many features, including PCI E 16x, PCI E 1 x, DVI...

  • BIOSTAR TForce 6100-939 Board

    Biostar today announced its new T-series in NVIDIA® new GeForce6100 chipset family motherboards –TForce 6100-939, the new T-series motherboard from BIOSTAR is set to PC gamers and enthusiasts with its unrivalled feature set and capabilities. The Biostar TForce 6100-939motherboard not only integrates powerful graphics engine of GeForce6100 GPU, but...

  • ATi Launched Avivo

    You’ll never look at your PC the same way again, once you’ve seen a computer with Avivo™ from ATI Technologies Inc. Avivo includes hardware and software technologies that refine video capture and playback, and greatly improve display quality. Computers with Avivo provide much more accurate color reproduction than other...

  • SLS Walkabout 11th September

    Our SLS walkabout once again after going on hiatus for a few weeks! Read on to find out the latest happenings in SLS!

  • CryTek DirectX 10 Gameplay Movie

    At the PDC Microsoft Conference, CryTek, developers of Far Cry, released a movie which shows some of the capabilities of the Cry Engine under DirectX 10 API (or rather DX 9.0L featuring Shader Model 4.0) : dynamic day/night cycle, fully interactive environments, sunrays and diffuse transmission, real time soft...

  • NVIDIA Filed Patent For VGA Connector

    NVIDIA has filed a US Patent No.: US 6,942,521 B1 named "VGA Connector With Integral Filter" on 13th September. Interestingly, it is meant to improve the good old 15 Pin D-Sub connector and we will see which next gen. NVIDIA cards will use this improved VGA connector but more...

  • ATi R520 AVIVO 2D Engine

    ATi upcoming R520 will incorporate Advanced VIVO capabilities that includes H.264/VC-1 Hardware Decode, High Definiton Hardware MPEG2 Acceleration, WMV9 HD Acceleration, High Quality & CE-Proven TV Encoder, Multi-Vector Adaptive etc. AVIVO also includes a 10-Bit Display Engine supporting not just the 10-Bit Gamma correction but also 10-Bit Scaling and...

  • NVIDIA C51 Series Chipsets Info

    GeForce 6100 : C51G, 425MHz core, 64MB shared up to 256MB, no PureVideo, nForce 410, 10/100 Ethernet, No ActiveArmor Firewall, 2 SATA 3Gb/s, RAID 0 &1 GeForce 6150 : C51PV, 475MHz core, 64MB shared up to 256MB, PureVideo, nForce 430, GbE, ActiveArmor Firewall, 4 SATA 3Gb/s, RAID 0, 1,...

  • SanDisk To Ship U3 Smart Flash Drive

    SanDisk today introduced its first USB smart drive using U3 technology, a powerful new platform that enables users to store and manage their "personal workspace" — including files, programs, passwords and settings — on a tiny device the size of a pack of gum. SanDisk Cruzer® Micro smart drives...

  • AMD-Sponsored Film Contest

    AMD today announced its sponsorship of "The 64 Second Film Contest," providing digital media enthusiasts an opportunity to invent and share digital creations defining the concept of "Waitlessness" in 64 seconds. AMD Athlon(TM) 64 X2 dual-core processors "shatter the hourglass," taking content creation and multimedia performance to an all...

  • LG Multi-Function LCD TV Promo

  • GeForce Go 7800 GTX on Sep 29th

    NVIDIA is going to launch their mobile G70 to be officially known as GeForce Go 7800 GTX on Sept 29th and it will be available immediately on the day of launch. 7800 GTX Go is packed with 302M transistors and is clocked at 400MHz core / 550MHz memory. It...

  • Radeon X1800 XT Preliminary Results?

    Hardware Analysis has published some preliminary benchmark results on the X1800 XT and PRO but has caused some controversies over the net currently. We knew that the X1800 XT scores can’t be from the AIB partners because they haven’t got it yet and if the scores are coming from...

  • Sapphire X800GTO Ultimate & Fireblade Editions

    Developed to take advantage of its unique safe overclocking tool, TRIXX, Sapphire has just launched several exciting new models of graphics accelerator in the Sapphire RADEON X800 family. Silently cooled by an amazing new heatpipe system, the Sapphire RADEON X800GTO ULTIMATE 256MB is equipped with GDDR3 memory and has...

  • X800 GTO² to X850 XT Mod

    Sapphire’s special version of the X800 GTO is called X800 GTO² which uses an R480 core similar to that on the X850 series. The GTO² comes with 12 pipelines enabled by default but through a soft mod by flashing a BIOS, the full 16 pipelines can be unlocked to...