According to DigiTimes, Intel is planning to bring Atom 230 processor down to a price below US$ 29 to prevent AMD from grabbing low-cost desktop PC market share with its Sempron processors. This move by Intel might be to counter VIA upcoming Isaiah processor which is targeted specifically at Intel Atom market segment; MID, UMPC
Bills have been rising but more often than not, faster than our paychecks have been. If your utility bills have been a concern, join us as we examine GIGABYTE’s new Dynamic Energy Saving feature on the GIGABYTE EP35-DS4 and see if there really are any savings to be had.
Creative today announced an entirely new category of iPod speakers with the Creative TravelSound for iPod nano (3rd Generation). The first one-piece iPod nano speaker portable enough to fit in a pocket or purse, the Creative TravelSound (model i80) for iPod nano delivers surprisingly powerful sound for such a small speaker. Available in Singapore in
USB audio is all the rage as audiophiles and their wannabe counterparts turn to massive and cheap harddisk storage for lossless digital music. We rode on the waves of the trend and baited one Korean option.
LG today announced the launch of its award winning LG KF600 in Singapore – a new mobile phone that is as feature-rich and easy to use as it is stylish, thanks to its unique touch screen interface. The InteractPad™ and its virtual menu keys show the exact keys a user needs to complete the task
Nvidia plans to add another member to the GeForce 9 series soon with their G96 (D9M) card for the mainstream market. This G96 card is meant to replace the current GeForce 8500 GT card so most likely the official marketing name will be GeForce 9500 GT. Final specs are 550MHz core clock, 512MB (32MX16) GDDR2
TSMC today unveiled the foundry’s first 40nm manufacturing process technology. The new node supports a performance-driven general purpose (40G) technology and a power-efficient low power (40LP) technology. The 45nm node provided double the gate density of 65nm, while the new 40nm node features manufacturing innovations that enable its LP and G processes to deliver a
A few new digital imaging products from Canon were officially launched today at The China Club Singapore. We bring you a little more information, not only on their latest digicams, but also their highly anticipated EOS 450D.
Nvidia has informed their partners that the GeForce 9800 GTX launch has been pushed one week from March 25th to April 1st. No reason was provided for the delay but it is funny that Nvidia chose to launch a flagship product on April Fool day. GeForce 9800 GTX will be priced at US$ 349. On
Corsair, Crucial, G.Skill and OCZ separately announced their fastest DDR3 memories today. Cosair announced DOMINATOR and XMS DHX 2GB kit pre-loaded with EPP2 while Crucial announced Ballistix PC3-16000 (DDR3-2000MHz) high-performance memory modules with EPP2 and latency timings of 9-9-9-28 at 1.9V, available in 1GB modules and 2GB kits. G.Skill announced their new DDR3-1800 CL7 equipped
Intel today discussed upcoming leading edge microprocessors and technologies. Nehalem is scalable with future versions having anywhere from 2 to 8 cores, with Simultaneous Multi-threading, resulting in 4 to 16 thread capability, 8 MB level-3 cache, 731 million transistors, Quickpath interconnects (up to 25.6GB per second), integrated memory controller and optional integrated graphics. The Larrabee
Hong Kong 14th March 2007 – Inno3D is excited to introduce the next generation i-Chill Zerotherm Hurricane (HC92) cooler with the latest Geforce 9600GT. Boosting overclocking speeds with up to 750/1940Mhz with 3-In-ONE cooling performance! The HC92 is the best solution for passive and active cooling that is built with a solid Aluminum shell design
Asus has been pumping out “Striker” motherboards for a few generations of SLI-capable chipsets already. The third iteration is here, and it supports not just three way SLI, but third generation DDR memory as well. A potential enthusiast platform indeed, but will it live up to its promise?
The enthusiast community has always regarded Silverstone cases as one of the best that’s available in the market, and modders are always on the lookout for Silverstone cases because of their modding potential. This time round, Silverstone pairs up with Nvidia to introduce their latest Tower case, the TJ-10 Enthusiast System Architecture (ESA) Edition. Pop
Here’s a transition guidance for the upcoming Nehalem and Dunnington processors. There is an early Dunnington ramp in Q3 and it is expected to ramp up till year end reaching ~45% of the overall Expandable (EX) segment comprised of the Tigerton and Tulsa currently. For the Efficient Performance (EP) segment, quad-core Xeon 5400 series ramp
Xeon DP X5470 and L5430 based on quad core Harpertown will cost $ 1386 and $ 562 respectively while X5470 based on dual core Wolfdale will cost $ 1172 at launch in Q3 ’08.
Auzentech has won quite a number of fans since their launch by producing high quality and well designed soundcards for consumers and enthusiasts alike. Today, we will take a look at their latest soundcard, the X-Fi Prelude 7.1 which combines Auzentech’s engineering with Creative’s X-Fi chipset. Read on to find out more.
The first quad-core mobile part, the Core 2 Extreme QX9300 for Montevina Platform will come along in Q3 for $ 1038. Intel has also added two new Celeron processors; Celeron 585 and 575 based on the older 65nm Merom core for the Montevina Value Platform. Lastly, the Atom N270 (1.66GHz/533FSB) for Basic Notebook Platform will
Core 2 Extreme QX9300 is the first quad-core part of the 35W Montevina desktop processor family and will arrive in Q3 for US$ 970. The dual-core 45nm parts like X9100, T9600, T9400, P9500, P8600 and P8400 will come along this June for $ 851, $ 530, $ 316, $ 348, $ 241 and $ 209
Intel has a new low-cost segment called “Nettop” designed for basic internet centric and content consumption usage models. It is based on 45nm Atom processors codenamed Diamondville. Intel will release Atom 230, a 1.6GHz clocked single core Diamondville processor for $ 29 in Q2. Higher clocked Atom and dual-core Atom are expected in Q3.