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.
IWILL is demonstrating world’s first 8-way solution supporting the latest dual-core technology at Taipei AMD Opteron™ 2nd anniversary event on April 25, 2005. By leading dual-core technology in, IWILL multi-process server could get double computing horsepower within the same housing size. For those people who have special multitasking needs, IWILL server could even scale up
Gigabyte has always been known for their full featured mainboards with the latest technology. Today, VR-Zone reviews the K8NXP-SLI, the top-of-the-line motherboard from their 8 Sigma series. Featuring a list of cutting edge technology like multi-GPU SLI, Firewire B and SATAII etc. How will the board perform against the Asus A8N-SLI? Find out now!
Family Series Clock Speed Prices US$ Opteron 800 (90nm Egypt, 1MB L2 x 2) 875 2.2GHz 2649 870 2.0GHz 2149 865 1.8GHz 1515 Opteron 200 (90nm Italy, 1MB L2 x 2) 275 2.2GHz 1299 270 2.0GHz 1051 265 1.8GHz 851 Opteron 100 (90nm Denmark, 1MB L2 x 2) 175 2.2GHz 999 170 2.0GHz 799 165
Shiro announced the introduction of our latest gadget, SA1130; an expansion of Shiro’s two-way radio family. Operating at 446MHz frequency with a wide communication range of up to 4.5km, it is definitely a gadget that provides users with instant and multi-party communications that offer superb sound clarity. The key highlight of SA1130 is the 38
GIGABYTE today introduced the GA-8I955X Royal, the company’s most advanced motherboard to date, featuring for the first time the new Intel® 955X Express chipset. The GA-8I955X Royal comes standard with the CPU Intelligent Accelerator 2 (CIA 2) and Memory Intelligent Booster 2 (MIB 2) that deliver optimal performance with unequalled ease of use for PC
One pretty interesting piece of information emerged from the R&D labs is that the 875P/865 chipsets can support Intel dual-core processors with just a BIOS flash. It has been tested and running well so far as we have learned. However, 925/915 series may poise a problem and a circuitry re-wiring on the PCB might be
Further strengthening its position in the mobile computing market, Seagate Technology is expanding its line of notebook hard disc drives with the industry’s highest capacity and performance for applications ranging from high-performance mobile workstations to mainstream laptop computers. Combining a wide range of spin speeds and capacities up to 120GB, the 2.5-inch Momentus family delivers
ABIT is going to release their Fatal1ty AN8 SLI motherboard very soon which is able to support the upcoming dual-core AMD processors. It is based on the NVIDIA nForce 4 SLI chipset that has integrated NV Gigabit Ethernet and NV Firewall capabilities. This board sports several ABIT Engineered technology such as µGuru, OTES, AudioMAX and
Albatron has a nice GeForce 6800 PCIe card that will be available to the consumers very soon. This PC6800 card is clocked at 325Mhz core and has 128MB DDR memory onboard. What is cool about this card is that it features Wise Fan III with Heat-pipe technology which is controlled by a PCB specially designed
PowerColor Bravo X700 — core clock speed up to 400/266×2 Mhz and memory up to 256 MB — enables ATI’s RADEON™ X700 VPU and offers eight parallel pixel and six vertex pipes. The model features SMARTSHADER™ HD and supports PCI Express™ X16 lane native. What makes PowerColor Bravo X700 most unique is its 128 bit
Another quiet week had passed, and VR-Zone began their weekly walks around SLS again. Click here to keep updated in the technological trends around Sim Lim Square!
Last month, AGEIA announce an interesting chip known as the PhysX, a Physics Processing Unit (PPU) that accelerates physics-related calculation. This PPU is made on 0.13 micron technology and is touted to contain 125M transistors. AGEIA will be pairing GDDR3 with their PPU to achieve cost saving. PhysX will work hand in hand with CPU
Dell today announced that its workstation and consumer desktop lines will be among the first to include the enhanced performance enabled by Intel’s new dual-core processor technology. Available in the United States and Canada, the new systems help customers save time and use computing resources more efficiently for design and analysis or when creating or