Intel is going to shave off around 70% off their Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.4GHz, 1066FSB) price in Q3, pushing Quad Core into the mainstream by second half of this year. The current price for Q6600 stood at $ 851 and Intel is going to lower it to $ 530 on Apr 22nd. By Q3,
About two weeks ago, EVGA announced that their NVIDIA 680i SLI Motherboards have gone into the Revision A1 state, an updated revision with improved overclocking for the Quad Core Kentsfield Users. I was lucky enough to receive a A1 revision and checked out what is it that is actually changed..
Kingston Technology Company today announced its 800MHz DDR2 low-latency HyperX memory is now available in 4GB capacity kits and 2GB modules. The ability to reach higher speeds while using less power makes the memory a perfect choice for overclockers and PC enthusiasts. Available in 1-, 2- and 4GB memory kits as well as modules ranging
The game development industry is currently in the middle of one of the biggest transitions in its history with the introduction of Microsoft DirectX 10. To help the development community transition quickly to DirectX 10, NVIDIA today introduced a definitive new platform for advanced game development. The core of this platform is a new development
The game development industry is currently in the middle of one of the biggest transitions in its history with the introduction of Microsoft DirectX 10. To help the development community transition quickly to DirectX 10, NVIDIA today introduced a definitive new platform for advanced game development. The platform also consists of: NVIDIA GeForce® 8 Series
Walton Chaintech is releasing its new APOGEE GT DDRII 800+ low latency memory modules designed for gamers and advanced users wanting to maximize the performance of their systems.APOGEE GT DDRII 800+ delivers superior memory performance at 800MHz and supports the timing 4-4-4-12 in this speed grade. APOGEE GT DDRII 800+ memory module adopts an extruded
Samsung has begun shipments of its hybrid hard drive to the commercial marketplace. Samsung’s MH80 series hybrid hard drive is offered in 80GB, 120GB and 160GB capacities. Samsung said it is one of the first companies to offer a commercially available unit. The MH80 hybrid hard drive is currently shipping to select OEM customers and
Beginning in July, a startup plans to ship a server using optical interconnects to improve the overall system performance. The Lightfleet “Beacon” server will connect multiple Intel Xeon processors using an array of mirrors, that will beam data using light, a system that Lightfleet calls “Corowave.” The company demonstrated a 16-node server in 2006 as
Info-Tek released today its GECUBE X1950XT X series for the PCI-Express 16X Lane. The GECUBE X1950XT X series PCI-E also uses the ATI Radeon R580+ chip matched to 512MB of GDDR3 memory. Added to the mix is GECUBE’s copper Turbo Extreme Silent Fan with reduced air resistance, improved heat dissipation and lower noise.
InnoVISION Multimedia Limited introduces TV-tuners to their extensive Inno3D range with TV7100 DVB-T stick. It is a compact pen-size USB2.0 terrestrial TV receiver for DVB-T with a dimension of 7.7cm x 2.3cm x 1.4cm. Digital TV (DVB-T) is an alternative method of broadcasting the images and sound that appear on TV screen. Rather than being
ASUS today introduced the Zero Bright Dot Warranty Policy in all notebooks series purchased in Singapore. ASUS is the first to stand out and make a promise to Singaporeans that guarantees LCD panels with Zero Bright Dots in ALL ASUS Notebooks series. Even if only one bright dot is found, a free panel replacement is
Fujitsu announced the development of the new MHW2 BJ series of world’s first 7,200 rpm 2.5″ HDDs with a serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s interface. Featuring the world’s highest storage capacity of 160 GB for a 7,200 rpm 2.5″ HDD, the new series is targeted primarily at high-performance notebook PCs. The new series will be available
Creative today announced an innovative partnership with California Fitness to bring X-Fi quality music to all fitness enthusiasts during their workouts at California Fitness Clubs in Singapore. From March 2007, the Creative Xmod will be installed in all 4 California Fitness Clubs located at Orchard Road, Raffles Place, Bugis Junction and Novena Square. As part
Hexus has a photo showing a Radeon X1950 graphics card inserted into a PCIe x16 slot on a PCB supplied with an additional 12V power. Notice that there are two x4 cabled PCI Express links delivering up to x8 bandwidth but it is strange that they didn’t use two x8 cabled PCI Express links or
We have just recieved an interesting package from Silverstonetek, containing their latest Olympia 1KW Power Supply Unit. Featuring a 80a continuous output (88a Peak), This PSU is definitely one contender to look out for in the high end market.
Marvell and Seagate Technology today announced that the two companies have collaborated on a revolutionary storage platform, engineered for rich mobile multimedia, and featuring an integrated wireless solution from Marvell. The ultra-portable Seagate Digital Audio Video Experience (DAVE) storage platform assists consumers’ access to hours of rich multimedia content wirelessly. DAVE features the Marvell PXA310
When XG Station, the world’s first external graphics for notebooks from ASUS made their first appearance over at CES back in January, it has stirred up huge interests from the media and consumers. This time round, ASUS plans to demo a more finalized version of their XG Station over at the upcoming CeBIT but the
w0mbat in our forums has found the following information in the latest Forceware drivers for Vista : NVIDIA_G80.DEV_0191.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX" NVIDIA_G80.DEV_0193.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS" NVIDIA_G80.DEV_0194.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra" NVIDIA_G80.DEV_019E.1 = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600" NVIDIA_G84.DEV_0400.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS" NVIDIA_G84.DEV_0402.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT" NVIDIA_G86.DEV_0421.1 =
Intel has completed designing their Bearlake desktop boards based on P35 and G35 chipsets with the launch on March 15th. We can expect to see a slew of Bearlake boards designs from the motherboard makers during CeBIT. Boards development for its successor “Eaglelake” are going start soon and it will be pairing up with ICH10
Intel has released the VRM design guidelines for the future Intel LGA 1366 Nehalem processors. The latest VRM design guide is updated from 11.0 to 11.1 with addition of output current "Iout" feature to support LGA1366 processors, Power on Configuration (POC) and Market Segment Identification (MSID) functions muxed onto VID lines during power up, Power