According to Digitimes, Nvidia had placed a large pre-order for 40nm TSMC back in March and April for GPU fabrication in H2 2010. As we know, AMD’s TSMC orders are already running at full-capacity, and the addition of extra Nvidia orders might squeeze AMD supplies. The reason for the pre-orders are Nvidia’s GF104, GF106 and
Sony has recently announced the recall of 535,000 VAIO laptops due to a temperature control defect that could cause excessive heat and leads to skin burns. The models are F and C-Series VAIO sold this year.
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. has announced the RevoDrive, a high-performance bootable* PCI-e based SSD card, targeting enthusiasts. Read more.
A member of Chinese forums PCinlife has leaked pictures of what is allegedly the reference design of the upcoming GF104-based GTX 460. The first thing noticeable is the size. The GTX 460 is definitely shorter than the other GTX 400 series cards. The size seems comparable to the HD 5770, which is just over 8″
With Android phones getting immensely popular, it is no wonder the search engine giant is intending to roll out their web music service, which could be available by end of this year. This means Android phone users may be able to download music to their mobiles conveniently, like the other competition on the market today.
Lian Li Industrial Co. Ltd., well-known aluminum chassis and chassis peripheral manufacturer, has issued a press release proclaiming it is the world leader in adopting the new SuperSpeed USB 3.0 standards.
Following rumours of the upcoming GTX 460 being a 336 SP part, the odd core count sparked some discussion about the nature of the GTX 460. As we suspected earlier, GF104 is indeed a reworked GF100, rather than a direct derivative. It feature 16 SMs, just liked the GF100. However, each SM consists of 24
Following the aftermatch of Computex, rumours about Nvidia’s future cards are starting to hit the internet. First up would be the 460 card, followed by 455 and 490. The GTX 460 appears to be the odd 336 SP product, 768MB mated to a 192-bit. The 455 card – which may end up being labeled GTS
Coolaler have revealed preliminary performance benchmarks of an engineering sample of a quad core Sandy Bridge. The sample tested is a quad core, eight thread CPU, running at 2.5 GHz. In essence, it is the evolution of Lynnfield, with an integrated GPU on the same die. As expected, L3 cache is down to 6MB. More
The annual PC Show 2010 took off at Suntec Convention Centre in Singapore today, with a huge turn out even before the 12 noon show time. Seems like the public has been eagerly anticipating the new bargains that would be offered on the tech gadgets and other products.
Nvidia is preparing a slew of GF10x series cards in Q3. With the troubled GF100 chip holding the price points between $280 and $500, Nvidia is finally ready to strike the high volume mainstream and budget segments. First up is the GF104 card. While optimistically rumoured to be “Fermi 2″ by some, it looks likely
COMPUTEX TAIPEI brings together a disproportionate number of casings, power supplies and cooling products. SilverStone TJ11? Beefy 105A single +12V rail? Dual layer HDT heatsinks from XIGMATEK? See them all in this show report!
Canon Singapore has announced their new IXUS 300 HS camera (whereby HS stands for High Sensitivity) that claims to be the first compact camera to feature high speed image capture of 8.4fps and super slow video recording 240fps.
Last month, HP announced their new consumer notebook PCs that are based on their MUSE (Material, Usability, Sensory Appeal and Experience) design philosophy. On Friday, the maker held an event to showcase the new products to the local media.
Taipei is known not just for its ICT products, but its gorgeous ladies too. We’ve come across our fair share of them at COMPUTEX 2010, and share them, we will. Just updated - 5th June 2010!
EVGA is well known for their extreme motherboards and strong graphics card lineup. We paid EVGA a visit at Grand Hyatt Taipei Hotel to find out what they have in store for enthusiasts currently, as well as the near future.
Long cards, short cards, big boards, small boards; see mainboards and graphics accelerators in all shapes and sizes at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2010.
Kingston has been making some aggressively moves recently to strengthen their HyperX line-up. Apart from the already announced HyperX LoVo and Blu, we also saw the world’s fastest DDR3 memories as well as watercooled HyperX H2O. Kingston has threw a wonderful party today showcasing their entire line-up with an impressive turnout from partners and media. There
Bit-tech have revealed details about GF104, to be branded GTX 460. Rumoured to be everything between a crippled GF100, Fermi 2, to GF100 derivative, it seems that GTX 460 is going to be based on GF104, a derivative part. At first glance, the GTX 460 seems like GTX 480 in half. Half the shaders –
VR-Zone.com finds itself back in TAIPEI 101, to attend the GIGABYTE Technology Seminar. Find out more about GIGABYTE mainboards, Unlocked Power, HotKey OC, Cloud OC, and 3x USB Power.