• 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...

  • ATi Radeon X800 GTO Launched

    ATI is pleased to announce the introduction of its Radeon ® X800 GTO premium graphics card, the newest member of the Radeon family of products that is designed to give gamers the ultimate combination of graphics performance, gaming power and value. ATI’s Radeon X800 GTO combines a powerful 12-pipe...

  • Chaintech Volari V5 & GeForce 6200A Cards

    Chaintech today announced a pair of mainstream graphics cards, which deliver everything the Home Theatre PC users need for output as well as enough power for graphics-intensive applications and 3D gaming at a modest price. Chaintech’s Volari V5 (SAV5) graphics card features XGI Technology’s Volari V5 chipset. The Apogee...

  • ULi RoHS-Compliant Chipsets

    ULi today announces the availability of Green and lead-free solutions for all line of products including core logic chipset, PC peripheral host controller and video/audio device controller. ULi is responding as a globally responsible corporation, to be fully committed to provide eco-friendly products as an alternative solution for customers,...

  • AOpen EX761 XC Cube For AMD

    AOpen presents its latest 64-bit XC Cube platform, a PC featuring powerful audio and video capabilities – EX761, today. EX761, which has a 754-pin socket and supports AMD Athlon 64 and Sempron CPUs, is one of the first generation of Cube PCs which can run 64-bit Windows XP operating...

  • Airgo MIMO Gen3 Chipset

    Airgo Networks announced its third generation True MIMO chipset with support for data rates up to 240Mbps. For the first time consumers will be able to experience faster-than-wired speeds over a wireless network – and almost three times the speed of other premium wireless technologies on the market today....

  • “SuperFetch” To Accelerate Boot Time In Vista

    Microsoft previewed a new feature in Windows that can significantly increase the speed applications are loaded and extend the virtual memory of a computer system by accessing secondary and peripheral storage devices such as USB Flash memory sticks. Microsoft calls this feature “SuperFetch.” Library system codes of most used...

  • 7800GTX Enough For X1800 XT

    We heard that GeForce 7800GTX will compete nicely against the Radeon X1800 XT therefore we can expect their performance should be pretty close. There isn’t a need for NVIDIA to bring out their Ultra version as we learned. In comparison, the 7800GTX has 24 pipelines while X1800 XT has...

  • NVIDIA C51G Chipset Pic

    As we know, C51G core contains GeForce 6 graphics and it is based on 90nm micron process technology from TSMC. In comparison with ATi RS482 using 0.11 micron, C51G is more advanced and performance is estimated to be 5-10% higher. C51G has improved Video Playback capability.

  • GeForce 7800 Standard Info

    NVIDIA plans to introduce GeForce 7800 Standard using the G70 core which makes it the third line-up for the 7800 series. It will have 16 pixel pipelines and 6 vertex shader. The core clock is at 375MHz and the memory is at 1Ghz. GeForce 7800 will be replacing GeForce...

  • ATi R520 Core Revisions

    ATi has decided to go with 16pp R520 with their latest re-taped revision called A1023 so the launch of R520 on Oct 4th has only 16 pipelines for their top lineup X1800XT. We expect ATi to replace R520 quickly with R580 in early next year to better compete with...

  • NVIDIA C51 Chipsets Info

    NVIDIA plans to launch their C51 chipsets on Sep 15 but we do not expect reviews to come out until later this month or early next month. There seems to be some chipset problems at the moment and the motherboard manufacturers need to change the PCB layout so there...

  • ASUS 7800GT-Dual Card

    Instead of a bare PCB of the 7800 Dual card posted a day back, this is how the actual card with all the components soldered on will look like. The core used is 7800GT not the GTX as reported earlier and the memory is 1.6ns Samsung GDDR3 totaling 512MB.

  • ATi Crossfire On 24th Sep

    ATI is getting ready to release its first Crossfire motherboards and retail boards should follow, and some even ready at the launch date. ATI plans to lift its NDAs on the 24th. One of the key problems with Crossfire was the linking external cable that caused a few weeks...

  • NVIDIA GeForce 6800XT Info

    NVIDIA is planning two versions of the 6800XT card. One will be PCIe while the second one will use good old AGP. The first version of the card will be based on NV41 PCIe while AGP version will use NV40 chip. Both cards will have eight pipelines and are...

  • ATi R520 Pricing Info

    ATI R520 Roadmap and Pricing Card Pipes Std Core Clock Std Memory MSRP X1800 XT 16 600MHz 700MHz 512MB GDDR3 $ 599 X1800 XL 16 550MHz 625MHz 512MB GDDR3 $ 499 X1800 Pro 16 500MHz 500MHz 256MB GDDR3 $ 449 X1800 LE 12 450MHz 450MHZ 256MB GDDR3 $ 349...

  • PC Partner RS482MK9-A64S Board

    PC Partner Ltd is pleased to continue its ramp up of shipments on RS482MK9 ATI® Motherboard successively since its mass production started at middle of this year. PC Partner’s RS482MK9-A64S motherboard, supporting Athlon™64 CPU K8-Socket 939 platform, is a great, cost-effectiveness board perfectly target for system builders and OEM...

  • ASUS P5MT Board Review

    Today, we will be looking at one of their latest entry level server board; ASUS P5MT based on Mukilteo chipset supporting the Intel Dual Core processors suitable for rackmount and pedestal systems. It can double up as a workstation or high-end desktop board for enthusiasts and gamers as well...

  • Intel CPU Die Cost Remains at $40

    Intel’s average manufacturing cost per die will remain constant at approximately $ 40 during the period 2003 to 2005, despite increasing die sizes and rising cost of fabs, mask sets, according to In-Stat. Intel currently has three 90-nm capable fabs, and will have four 65-nm fabs, including one retro...

  • Chaintech Mobo Business As Usual

    Chaintech announced it has no plans to abandon the motherboard market. The comments are in response to published news stories, which incorrectly reported that the company would phase out its motherboard business. In addition, Chaintech announced that Walton Advanced Engineering, Inc. has acquired a 25-percent stake in Chaintech and...