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At this year’s WinHEC, Microsoft offered up only the most basic of guidelines as to what PC makers should do to make their PCs “Longhorn-ready.” Microsoft told PC makers that most existing mainstream 32- and 64-bit CPUs from mainstream manufacturers should run Longhorn. While dual-core CPUs will run Longhorn better, “Longhorn does run on mainstream
Galaxy Technologies has annouced their new Geforce FX 6200A with a memory expansion slot, with support for up to 256MB of memory onboard, but only with a 64bit memory interface because of the 6200A.
Market demand for the Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor that supports Intel® EM64T for servers and workstations has shifted to higher performance Intel® processors (eg. 6xx). The products identified in this notification will be discontinued and unavailable for additional orders after the "Last Product Discontinuance Order Date". Product Discontinuance Program Support Begins: Apr 21, 2005 Product
Second-tier motherboard maker DFI anticipates its industrial-use ACP (applied computing platform) motherboards will drive its overall shipments for 2005. DigiTimes recently interviewed the company’s chairman, YC Lu and his brother Lu Yen-chi, president of DFI, to talk about the company’s new focus on ACP motherboards and other high-end motherboard segments.
AMD has officially launched the dual-core Opteron processors and celebrated the 2nd anniversary of their AMD Opteron processor today. AMD’s key OEM customers, Sun, HP and IBM were invited to attend the launch and they gave an overview of their dual-core Opteron servers offerings.
Elpida today announced the availability of 4 Gigabyte DDR2 Registered DIMMs that offer high-density and high-performance benefits for server applications. Elpida’s new modules can deliver up to 32 Gigabytes of memory in an eight slot server platform, with system data transfer rates up to 8.4 GB/sec. They also utilize Elpida’s unique stacked FBGA (sFBGA) technology
Today ABIT is proud to announce its latest innovation, the Silent OTES™ (Silent Outside Thermal Exhaust System), a device specifically designed to silently cool the motherboard’s North Bridge chipset. Silent OTES uses ABIT-designed heatpipe technology to transfer unwanted heat from the North Bridge to the fins of the Collection Module. From there, heat is exhausted
Galaxy Inc, in their latest attempt to prove their R&D capabilities, introduces the Galaxy 6600GT Ultra. It featuring Dual BIOS and overvoltage capabiities, along with 256MB of memory.
Funan DigitaLife Mall 23rd (Sat) to 24th (Sun) April 2005 11am – 7pm VR-Zone will be organizing a Unreal Tournament 2004 competition for all UT fans out there at Funan DigitaLife Mall this weekend. Catch us at the atrium of Funan this Sat for an Onslaught competition and the Team Deathmatch competition on Sunday. There
Based on ATi’s newest X700Pro VPU, this card is one of the first mainstream card to be ported over to AGP, a standard that is supposed to be old and outdated. Tul Corp, maker of Powercolor cards had sucessfully brought in a card, that is not only cool running, offer better colours in game play.
Vr-Zone brings you a preview of the MSI P4N Diamond based on Nvidia Nforce 4 SLI Intel Edition MCP. It is a feature-packed board with Bluetooth, 802.11G, SATA-II, Creative Live! onboard sound etc.
In the wake of the release of Mars DDRII memory for desktop computers, world-renown memory module maker Kingmax is now introducing the Venus Series DDRII memory for notebook computers. Venus DDRII memory completely conforms to the most current JEDEC standards, using a lower working voltage (1.8V), which reduces power consumption by approximately 50%, and operates
AMD announced the AMD Athlon 64 X2 processor brand for dual-core desktop and desktop-replacement notebook processors. AMD is currently shipping samples of the AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core processors to leading OEMs worldwide and will officially launch in June 2005. Alienware, a leading manufacturer of high-performance computer desktop and mobile systems, showcased dual-core client platforms based
Vr-Zone takes time off from work and as usual, we took a walk around SLS and here we bring to you another issue of our weekly SLS feeds.
Broadcom introduced the industry’s most integrated, HyperTransport™ technology-based server I/O controller that features all of the major industry standard I/O interfaces on a single chip. This includes 1 GHz HyperTransport technology, PCI Express®, PCI-X®, HyperTransport tunnel, and integrated dual Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) ports. Leveraging Broadcom’s GbE and I/O expertise, which is based on multiple generations
AMD Opteron processors will be available as an option on Cray XD1(TM) supercomputers in July 2005, and on Cray XT3(TM) supercomputers later in 2005. Dual-core processors allow Cray to achieve very high density in both the Cray XD1 and Cray XT3 supercomputers. One Cray XD1 cabinet provides 288 AMD Opteron 200 Series processor cores, boosting
Shuttle Inc, determined to maintain its lead in the SFF market, recently attended UK’s only IT Trade exhibition, CTS. Targeted towards resellers, CTS provided the ideal platform to deliver a strong brand message to a receptive channel.
Singapore, April 22, 2005 – Mobile 365, the global leader of mobile messaging and data services, today announced its partnership with the Singapore International Film Festival (SIFF) to provide SMS voting for the inaugural award, The Audience Choice – HIP Award. Launched officially on April 4, 2005, The Audience Choice – HIP award is created
In 2004, Kingston Technology managed to maintain its leadership position in the third-party module market and see a 35% increase in revenue, according to marketing and consulting research company iSuppli. Last year was also the first time for fast-growing A-Data Technology of Taiwan to be ranked in the top-three, said iSuppli.