VisionTek announced the launch of their new X1950PRO AGP PC graphic card. The VisionTek X1950PRO AGP is currently available at Best Buy, Comp USA, other leading retailers and e-commerce locations. The X1950PRO is the newest high-end AGP graphics upgrade product in AMD’s ATI consumer graphics line. It boasts outstanding image quality resulting in the best
Kingston Technology Company today announced the immediate availability of 1.150 GHz and 1.200 GHz DDR2 HyperX memory modules. To the delight of gaming and computing enthusiasts worldwide, Kingston is first to bring 100% production tested PC9600 HyperX memory to market and is concurrently bringing new high frequency PC9200 modules to market. “Achieving the highest performance
Well, I know no one’s going to give me any Christmas gifts, so I guess I need to do something about it. It’s about time I pampered myself. The build has begun… Danger Den Cool New All-Clear Torture Rack, 8800GTX SLI Waterblocks, a pair of Inno3D 8800GTX, ASUS Striker Extreme 680i SLI… Part by part
Galaxy has made their first step into the motherboard business by unveiling their first motherboard based on nForce 680i chipset. It is based on NVIDIA reference design though for a start.
TwinMOS introduced the brand new TwiSTER DDR2-850 CL5 over-clocking DRAM modules after previously announced TwiSTER DDR2-800 CL5 and TwiSTER DDR2-1066 CL5 last month. So the 3 kinds of overclocking modules make TwiSTER series are specially designed to meet the demanding hardware requirements of over-clockers, advanced game players, and enterprise users. New-generation, high-performance 0.09μm original dies
Bearlake G officially known as G33 will be using back the current graphics core of the G965 which is the GMA X3000. We can expect G33 to be pretty similar to G965 on the GMCH side except for the support for DDR3 memories. On the ICH side, G33 will be paired up with the upcoming
IBM and AMD presented papers describing the use of immersion lithography, ultra-low-K interconnect dielectrics, and multiple enhanced transistor strain techniques for application to the 45nm microprocessor process generation. AMD and IBM expect the first 45nm products using immersion lithography and ultra-low-K interconnect dielectrics to be available in mid-2008. The continued enhancement of AMD and IBM’s
SanDisk and Sony announced the development of the “Memory Stick PRO-HG” format expanded from the “Memory Stick PRO” format. This new media format uses an enhanced, 8-bit parallel interface in addition to a conventional serial and 4-bit parallel interface. The interface clock frequency also increases to 60MHz from 40MHz. This means that maximum data transfer
Scientists from IBM, Macronix and Qimonda today announced joint research results that give a major boost to a new type of computer memory with the potential to be the successor to flash memory chips, which are widely used in computers and consumer electronics like digital cameras and portable music players. The advancement heralds future success
Intel today announced design completion of its first mobile WiMAX baseband chip. Combined with the company’s previously announced single-chip, multi-band WiMAX/Wi-Fi radio, the pair creates a complete chipset called the Intel® WiMAX Connection 2300. This development marks another major step in Intel’s efforts to deliver an “always best connected” mobile Internet experience for future laptops
The Internet Industry Association of Singapore (IIAS) has launched today an online child safety portal for Singaporeans to provide guidance and information for children using the Internet safely. The objective of this portal is to educate Children, Parents, Teachers and Carers on the potential threats that children can be exposed to on the world-wide-web. Some
OCZ, a company known for Enthusiast range of Memory and Power Supplies, dips into the graphics cards market. Pretty unexpected, and there are some more interesting stuff they have in store, announced during OCZ’s APAC Summit 2006.
OCZ, a company known for Enthusiast range of Memory and Power Supplies, dips into the graphics cards market. Pretty unexpected, and there are some more interesting stuff they have in store, such as a Silver Pinned Waterblock…
Right after two days of experiencing nVIDIA graphics at the NVIDIA Reality Tour (link), the gamers were getting into the mood for more. Pretty graphics? An opportunity for a PC showcase? Getting together for a good fragout? The gamers wanted all that and more, not for a transient moment, but for a full blown 3D2N
Gigabyte’s Non-reference 680i SLI Motherboard is soon to launch. Here’s a first look!
NVIDIA today introduced the immediate availability of the new NVIDIA nForce 680a SLI media and communications processor (MCP), designed specifically for the new AMD Quad FX Platform with Dual Socket Direct Connect Architecture. The exclusive core-logic launch partner for AMD Quad FX processors, the NVIDIA nForce 680a SLI MCP provides processing capabilities on a massive
It was found that the GTL Reference Voltage, derived from CPU VTT/FSB Voltage, on the 680i SLI Motherboard, needed a little boost for better FSB overclocks on Kentsfield Processors. About a 0.03v-0.05v boost should yield better FSB overclocks on a Kentsfield Processor. Current boards do not have this implementation, but newer boards should be tuned
The RTS game Company Of Heroes had a problem with SLI performance but now it is fixed with the latest 1.3 patch. Get it here.
We’ve all seen the G80 cores dressed over with their decent Heat-Spreaders. Now see them naked and sexy!
How long have the enthusiasts been waiting for a ATi RD600 Motherboard? At least close to 6 months now. But this thirst will be quenched nefore the end of this year. We take a first look at the DFI RD600 Motherboard that will be launched before the year ends and DFI’s 680i SLI Motherboard, soon