Transcend released Dual-Channel DDR400 and DDR333 memory kit retail packages, in capacities of 256MB, 512MB, 1GB and 2GB. The new Dual-Channel DDR400 and DDR333 memory kits which utilize high quality memory chips comes with a pair of modules had been verified in the dual-channel environment and had been proved through testing to make sure stability
Intel today announced that it has begun a $ 2 billion construction project to convert a 200mm wafer fabrication facility to a state-of-the-art 300mm facility in Chandler, Ariz. The conversion of Fab 12 is scheduled to be completed in late 2005. The converted facility will begin initial production on 65-nanometer process technology. When completed, the
Toshiba achieved the world’s first 100GB 2.5-inch HDD by establishing a new benchmark for areal density: 80-gigabits of data per square inch. The key to achieving this was replacing the Pico Sliders attached to the drive’s heads, and which maintain the appropriate distance from the disk during read and write operations, with Femto Sliders that
OCZ today announced the release of PC-3700 Enhanced Bandwidth DDR memory in single module and dual channel kit configurations. Each PC-3700 module and Dual Channel kit features an integrated copper platinum-layer heatspreader to aid in heat dissipation and are rated for CL3-3-2-8(read: CAS-tRCD-tRP-TRAS) latencies at 2.8 volts. Under many conditions, OCZ PC-3700 EB Platinum DDR
The moment that everyone has been waiting for has arrived, Apple announced their latest revisions to both the iBook and PowerBook G4 series. Consumers who has been hesitating for months waiting for the new upgrades can now finally committ to their purchase. The new specifications are as follow. Pricing remains on par. iBook 12-inch 1
3Dlabs today announced a major breakthrough in graphics architecture: Wildcat® Realizm technology. The architecture combines a next-generation Visual Processing Unit (VPU) and a unique Vertex Scalability Unit (VSU). A range of products based on the Wildcat Realizm architecture is expected to be available mid-2004. Packed with more than 150 million transistors, the Wildcat Realizm VPU
Dell today introduced the Latitude(tm) 100L, a desktop replacement notebook computer designed for small businesses and institutional customers sensitive to purchase price. Starting at S$ 1,736(1), the Latitude 100L easily handles essential computing tasks like word processing, e-mail and Internet access, and is ideal for customers who value the flexibility and productivity that comes with
Intel Developer Forum Spring 2004 kicks off at Taipei with the theme “Converging Technologies, Growing Opportunities”. There are some interesting technologies revealed and demonstrated during the two days kenotes. Also we covered interesting sessions such as Enthusiasts PC 2004 on Performance Optmization Techniques.
Infineon today announced that it has shipped first samples of its 2GB DDR2 Planar Registered DIMMs. The modules use single-die 512Mbit DDR2 memory chips in very compact FBGA packages and are based on a planar design. Currently available modules with densities greater than 1 GB use stacked-die. Infineon’s new planar solution for 2 GB modules
ABIT has decided to rename all their LGA775 Prescott supporting motherboards from the “7″ series to the “8″ series to denote “Pentium 5″ class of boards. Therefore the AA7-Max based on the Alderwood chipset will be named as AA8-MAX, AG7 to AG8 and AS7 to AS8. The product manager of ABIT has revealed that they
H2 2004 2005 Efficeon Generation 2 (Fujitsu 90nm) 2.0Ghz / 25W 1.8Ghz / 12W 1.6Ghz / 7W 1.4Ghz / 5W 1.0Ghz / 3W Efficeon Generation 3 (90/65nm) > 2Ghz Higher Performance Extended Power Range New Features Transmeta is sampling its new 90-nm microprocessor, which is sooner than the company had expected. Transmeta is making great
InnoVISION goes with nVIDIA® to present the first GeForce6′s "Graphics to Drench Your Senses" with Inno3D Tornado GeForce 6800 / 6800 Ultra 3D Graphics Accelerator that architectures for screaming gaming performance and generating cinematic realism. Inno3D Tornado GeForce 6800/6800Ultra is powered by the newly "Superscalar GPU", which delivers up to 8x the shading power of
BenQ has introduced the second LCD monitors that feature 12ms response time with a entire new look, adding to the company’s current extensive line of display products. The FP783 features 12ms signal response time for dynamic screen motion that yields smooth, flicker-free, full-motion images. It delivers a brightness of 300 cd/m2 with a contrast ratio
Kingmax has released its all-new 400MHz DDR PC3200 ECC DIMM, which fully supports the Intel 875 (Canterwood) platform with Dual Channel DDR 400. Offering top-notch heat dissipation, high compatibility and stability, this new memory module brings your computer to optimum efficiency. The 400MHz DDR PC3200 ECC DIMM is a breakthrough for a new generation of
Apple released a new eMac with faster PowerPC G4 processors running at up to 1.25 GHz, 333 MHz DDR memory, faster ATI Radeon graphics and USB 2.0 connectivity to peripherals. The new eMac also come equiped with the superdrive. Check out Apple store for more information.
Intel today introduced two Intel® Itanium® 2 processors. Servers based on the new processors are approximately 28 percent lower in price** and up to 25 percent higher performing than previous dual-processor Itanium 2-based servers. The new processors broaden the Itanium processor family support of lower-cost server solutions for front-end applications and complement existing Itanium 2-based
Sources at IDF Taipei today revealed that the successor to 875P chipset, the 925X Alderwood not only can support DDR2-533 but a higher memory specification of DDR2-667 as well. Also Intel will not have a name for the Performance Acceleration Technology (PAT) on the Alderwood board as it is enabled by default and it cannot
Processor Model Processor Model Number Processor Speed Jun ’04 Q3 ’04 Pentium 4 (LGA775 Prescott) 570 3.8Ghz $ 640 560 3.6Ghz $ 640 $ 420 550 3.4Ghz $ 420 $ 280 540 3.2Ghz $ 280 $ 220 530 3.0Ghz $ 220 $ 178 Celeron (533Mhz FSB, 256KB) 520 2.8Ghz $ 180 $ 165 (July)
ATI could propose a 16 pixel pipelines VPU instead of the current 12 pipelines this spring to match up with the NVIDIA GeForce 6800. The R420 family either R423 or R480 comprising of 16 pipes will be produced in small quantity for the top-of-the-range market. The 16 pipes of R4xx will be available in AGP
The world-wide launch of Counter Strike : Condition Zero was held at Funan Centre on the 23rd March 2004. VR-Zone is proud to be one of co-sponsors of this event. The following pages are some pictures taken on the event.