Exactly a week after the Radeon HD 5870, little sibling HD 5850 is here. The HD 5850 is based on the same Cypress GPU – with 2 SIMD units disabled from the 5870 – leaving 1440 SP / 72 TMU. Furthermore, both core and memory have been downclocked to 720 / 1000 from 850 /
Galaxy unveils the world’s first single slot GeForce GTX260+ graphics card – Galaxy GeForce GTX 260+ Razor Edition. It is using a in-house designed cooler that utilizes a technology called “Vapor Chamber”. At only 14mm thick, Galaxy GeForce GTX 260+ Razor Edition is the slimmest GeForce GTX 260+ in the world. The card features a 576 MHz
To say that Nvidia has been tight-lipped over its GT300 would be an understatement – uncharacteristic for a company which hasn’t been able to keep a secret since the phenomenal G80. Following some details we revealed, including the 384-bit memory interface and a P2xxxx target, Fudzilla has scored some more information about the elusive GT300.
Intel has finally decided to use something other than the flimsy push-pin vertical heatsink that is available on Intel’s entire CPU line currently. The extreme high end “Gulftown” Core i9 will sport a vertical heatsink design similar to many third-party aftermarket coolers. More next page.
Thermaltake has announced a multi-socket support budget CPU cooler, the Contac 29. Measuring 120 x 120 x 25 mm (L x W x H) and weighing 558g, the Contac 29 features Thermaltake’s Direct Contact Technology, allowing 3 U-shaped 8mm diameter heatpipes to “immediately touch the CPU” for efficient heat dissipation. Equipped with a 120 mm PWM
VR-Zone has put together a list of all the upcoming graphics cards that are going to be released by the AMD and NVIDIA in the next few months. Following the launch of the ATI Radeon HD 5800 series (Cypress) on 23rd September, AMD is planning for the next important launch in mid October, the Radeon HD 5700
Chinese website eNet have scored the first clear pictures of ATI’s upcoming dual-Cypress Hemlock card at a demonstration event. Hemlock is rumoured to source two variants, branded as HD 5870 X2 and HD 5850 X2. More pictures next page.
WhoGlue Inc., a small Baltimore tech company founded in 2000, is suing Facebook for infringing on a key patent it holds on “facilitating communications between user members of an online network.” If WhoGlue gets its way, the patent infringement case may potentially hurt the online social networking giant’s business but most importantly, similar social networking
After months of speculation, ATI’s HD 5800 series is finally upon us. Leading to the build-up, nearly all details have been leaked, so there are no major surprises. The NDA deadline has now passed, and several reviews are now available around the internet. More details next page.
Some dude has managed to create an exact replica of the AER9, a military-grade Laser Rifle used by the Brotherhood of Steel in Fallout 3, with pictures on Flickr charting the progress of the DIY project. Fans of Fallout 3, click here to find out more!
AMD GPG (ATI) and Nvidia are hard at work with their 40nm DX11 products, and consumers can expect a flurry of DX11 products across multiple segments all the way till 2010. Of course, most of these dates are purely based on speculation and rumours. On the ATI side, we have the entire Evergreen family –
This afternoon, Microsoft invited the local media to a product launch of their four latest hardware products – Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000, LifeCam Cinema, Wireless Comfort Desktop 5000 and Wireless Mobile Mouse 5000.
Dell has come up with their new “Z” series Inspiron laptops which feature thin and light bodies, good performance and long lasting batteries. And this new Inspiron 14z offers brilliant 14-inch widescreen display with standard Wi-Fi and optional mobile broadband. It is available now at retail stores with a price tag of S$1,399.
A flurry of Cypress images have leaked today on the web. But here are some big ones – all originating from Chiphell and gathering.tweakers.net. Leaked is an entire array of performance charts, comparing a 5870 vs. GTX 295, 5850 vs. GTX 285, etc. Links to images next page.
Today, SingTel and INQ Mobile held a media event announcing the launch of the new INQ Mini 3G social mobile phone, which is only exclusively to SingTel mobile customers. Mediacorp actress, Jessica Liew, was also at the event and talked about her experience with using the INQ Mini 3G phone.
An interesting news article from Australia’s Herald Sun. A recent survey, conducted by the Edith Cowan University and commissioned by the Australian Federal Government, found that most 16 to 17 year old boys and girls had viewed online pornography. However, the teens had claimed they had stumbled upon the pornographic sites accidentally. “MOST 16 to
ASUS has launched the ASUS P7P55D Series motherboard, featuring the latest Intel® P55 Express chipset. The P7P55D Series supports the latest LGA 1156 socket for Intel® Core™ i7/Core™ i5 Processors and is based on its groundbreaking “Xtreme Design”. The boards are rumored to hit retail stores by year end and prices have not been announced
Comex 2009 will be commencing tomorrow onwards till the weekends and we are excited to check out the grounds. The event itself will be held in Suntec Convention halls sprawling over 5 entire show floorsof Suntec Singapore. All the great deals of pure digital entertainment and introducing new product categories spanning across multiple industries await
INPAI have reviewed AMD’s upcoming entry-level quad core CPU, the Athlon II X4 620, clocked at 2.6 GHz. As we know, Athlon II X4 based on the Propus die, are simply Phenom II X4 without the large 6MB L3 cache. As a result, the Propus die ends up far smaller, and cheaper for AMD to
We have known the 1k prices Intel is charging for a while now, so these prices should come as no surprises. On the CPU front, we have the Core i5 750, priced at $209, clocking in at 2.66 GHz. Core i7 860, 2.80 GHz at $299, and Core i7 870, 2.93 GHz at $579. All