Samsung has announced Intel’s Core Duo T2700 mobile processor before the chip giant has even said it will offer such a part. The as-yet-unlaunched 65nm dual-core CPU is set to appear in the notebook maker’s upcoming Q35 laptop.
Chip firm Intel will have a total of nine different Merom CPUs available with some released in the fourth quarter, while others will shuffle onto their mortal Core during the first half of 2007. According to recent roadmaps posted all over the Porcupine pub near Leicester Square in the throbbing heart of London’s West End,
NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hybrid Graphics Ltd., the leading developer of embedded 2D and 3D graphics software for handheld devices. This acquisition will enable the customers of both companies to deploy compelling graphics solutions for the
In pursuit of further overclocks on graphics card memory, one looks into several aspects, such as memory voltages. When it does not help much, we start looking at cooling. RAMsinks are usually used for this purpose, but I was looking for something more cooling… a lot more cooling. I could throw some Dryice on the
ATi had just launched a version of FireGL that comes with a whopping 1GB of graphics memory. The ATi FireGL V7350 is ATi’s latest shot at the workstation (Linux / Windows) market – a segment that’s dominated by NVIDIA’s line of Quadro line products. This new FireGL cards feature an R520 core, that’s also used
Microsoft’s latest “Origami” hand held device was built together with Intel’s collaboration. Intel’s arch rival, AMD, says that they’ll be taking a “wait and see” approach to this new type of device. AMD Taiwan had commented recently that there’s still a couple of barriers of entry to this new platform. Taiwanese manufacturers are hinting that
Wallstreetjournal had just reported on Microsoft’s latest delay on the next generation version of Windows – Windows Vista. Initially, they’ve targeted the launch of Windows Vista to be on the second half of 2006, but however, now it seems that it’ll be pushed back to Jan 2006. They’ve cited that they want to “build the
With those high end graphing calculators from Texas Instruments, brilliant people made simple gaming possible. Games like Tetris, Golf or even Super Mario on these nifty devices. Now, it seems that some smart chap out there manages to make it sing as well. Yes, Engadget had just reported on someone who managed to load a
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. today introduced Kingston DataTraveler Elite – Privacy Edition (DTE Privacy Edition), the world’s first USB Flash drive that secures 100% of data on-the-fly via 128-bit hardware-based AES encryption, ensuring fail-safe security best practices without IT intervention. Offering up to 4GB of secure storage, DTE Privacy Edition is a plug-and-play USB device
Lenovo is adding dual-core support to its new lineup of notebook computers. The company has already introduced the C100 series notebooks which feature Celeron-M and Pentium-M processors. They are aimed at the entry-level market. The new N100 notebooks, however, can be equipped with Intel’s Core Solo or Core Duo processors and are aimed at business
The DFI Venus is really a premium board targeted at fans, not just of overclocking, but of the DFI brand name. Through a series of LAN Party motherboards, DFI has built for themselves a huge fan base among the enthusiasts. We take a look at this limited edition board from them, named Venus…
A roadmap of Intel Corp. indicates that Intel’s Q965, G965 and P965 chipsets will support dual-channel DDR2 memory at 800MHz, 667MHz and 533MHz along with support for dual-core processors with 1066MHz processor system bus. The difference between the chipsets is mainly in market positioning and integration of the graphics core: the Q965 and G965 both
Intel hasn’t launched the dual-core Pentium D 960 yet – it’s due late April, we understand – but already it’s planning to cut the processor’s price, sometime in Q3, according to the latest claims coming out of Taiwan’s system builder community.
Engadget has a scoop about the latest Dell 24 inch monitor showing up on Dell Japan’s site. The new 2407WFP is the successor to the popular 2405WFP, but with added functionally and improvement on the specifications area. The 2407WFP would support HDCP, 1000:1 contast ratio, 6ms response time, a 4 in 1 card reader, and
Engadget looked into the FCC’s approval listings, and got wind of Gigabyte’s latest Bluetooth Media Receiver. This product could pump music into your bluetooth enabled headphones, and could also pipe music into your other stereos in your living room. A pretty nifty product if it’s priced reasonably. "We spied this little GN-BT06T device from Gigabyte
Sapphire has released a version of his X1900XTX, that features a watercooling solution. Although this card doesn’t feature any extra clocks on the core despite the elaborate cooling, but surely it’ll boost overclockablilty. Also, the watercooling solution looked like what we saw on the Powercolor X800GT EVO, which features a ThermalTake Tide Water WC setup.
Microsoft Windows Vista, the next generation flagship Windows software would require 512MB of RAM, according to DailyTech’s report, and 1GB to be optimum. Windows Vista will be incorporating various optimization technologies that would make use of more memory to harvest additional performance out of those extra memory. A Windows caching technique known as Superfetch, which
Foxconn’s Dual GeForce 7900GX2 1024MB adaptor sports a 500MHz core clock with 1.2GHz DDR3 memory support. These clocks are lower than the GeForce 7900GTX, which has a 650MHz core clock with 1.5GHz DDR3 memory. For those who are unaware, Foxconn is now a contender in on the video card market.
NVIDIA launched a new driver on the 17th of March. Although it has been available through nZone fan-sites for some time now, the company received WHQL certification and posted the drivers on its own behalf. Under the name 84.21, the new driver brings improvements in PureVideo codec (H.264 acceleration for GeForce 6/7) and serious improvement
Two Senate Democrats, Max Baucus of Montana and Mark Pryor of Arkansas, officially introduced the “Cyber Safety for Kids Act of 2006.” The new bill would push for the Bush administration to create an “.xxx” domain, which would be reserved specifically for pornographic web sites. The ultimate goal would be for parents to be able