Kingston Technology today announced the launch of 1GB microSD expansion memory cards to further enhance its growing line of mobile memory solutions. The increased capacity and format is essential for users of current and next-generation multifunction mobile phones that require more memory to support advanced features including MP3 players, video, higher-resolution cameras and mobile gaming.
Mirage 3 is going to be available this quarter on SiS771, 671FX and 671 IGP chipsets. At a glance, Mirage 3 supports DX9.0, PS 2.0, OpenGL 1.5 and no Vertex shader. However, Mirage 3 specs don’t look that impressive as compared to current GeForce 6100/6150 IGP that already support PS 3.0. Also Vista is coming
The latest Intel roadmap has revealed the codename for the next Intel Desktop board based on the Bearlake-X chipset. Bonetrail will be the successor to the current popular Bad Axe and the upcoming Bad Axe 2 boards. It is slated for launch in Q3 next year. Bonetrail will support Kentsfield probably even 45nm Penryn core,
Bearlake-X : Quad Core support, DDR3 1333, 2×16 GFX, PCI Express 2.0, ICH9/ICH9R/ICH9DH, Q3’07 Bearlake-P : DDR3 1066/DDR2 800, FSB 1333, ICH9/R/DH, Q2 ’07 Bearlake-G : DDR3 1066/DDR2 800, FSB 1333, Intel Clear Video Technology, ICH9/R/DH, Q2’07 Bearlake-G+ : DDR3 1066/DDR2 800, FSB 1333, Intel Clear Video Technology and DX10, High Definition Playback with Content
Held from August 29 to 31, The ASIAL 2006 Security Conference and Exhibition is Australia’s premier security industry event. ASIAL 2006 is organized by the Australian Security Industry Association Ltd (ASIAL), the peak national body for the Australian Security Industry, which is committed to ensuring that there is an sustainable platform for the industry to
OCZ today announced the latest addition to their reputable flash product line—the OCZ Roadster USB 2.0 Flash Drive series. The ultra-portable “Top-Down” design of the OCZ Roadster makes data storage and transferring easier and more portable than ever. Best of all, there is no cap to lose with the OCZ Roadster’s modern design. Unlike other
There will be a higher speed Xeon MP 7150N based on 65nm Tulsa dual core coming out in Q1 next year. It is clocked at 3.5GHz with 667FSB and contains 16MB of L3 cache. 7150N will be priced at $ 2622. Later in Q3 ’07, quad-core 65nm Tigerton will come along to replace Tulsa and
There are 2 Kentsfield SKUs; X3220 and X3210 added to the Xeon UP Server space where the former is clocked at 2.4GHz and the latter at 2.13GHz. Both feature 1066MHz FSB and 2 x 4MB L2 cache. X3220 is similar to Q6600 for Kentsfield where both are clocked at 2.4GHz so there should be a
Processor Model GHz/FSB/Cache Sep 24 Oct 22 Nov ’06 Jan ’07 Core 2 Extreme QX6700 2.66/1066/8MB 999 Core 2 Duo E4300 1.80/800/2MB 183 163 Pentium D 935 3.20/800/4MB 183 133 925 (no VT) 3.00/800/4MB 133 113 915 (no VT) 2.80/800/4MB 133 113 93 820 2.80/800/2MB
Unified Shader Architecture Support FP16 HDR+MSAA Support GDDR4 memories Close to 700M transistors (G71 – 278M / G70 – 302M) New AA mode : VCAA Core clock scalable up to 1.5GHz Shader Peformance : 2x Pixel / 12x Vertex over G71 8 TCPs & 128 stream processors Much more efficient than traditional architecture 384-bit memory
The new ATI card will consume around 250W. The currently fastest ATI, R580+ or Radeon X1950 XTX consumes up to 125W in a worst case scenario and heavy 3D while you can suck up 145W out with the dual chip X7950 GX2 card. This means that the R600 will consume twice as much power, and
Microsoft will start testing an Internet video-sharing service called Soapbox, the software company’s answer to Web sensation YouTube. Soapbox is one facet of Microsoft’s strategy to create attractive Internet content to lure away billions of Web advertising dollars from market leaders Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc. Offering everything from funny home videos to clips from
The latest Intel roadmap reveals Xeon 5300 series based on the quad-core Clovertown and has 3 prefixes; X, E and L. X denotes Performance Optimized so called the Clovertown Extreme Edition while E denotes mainstream and L denotes low voltage. The Xeon X5355 will be clocked at 2.66Ghz, with 2 x 4MB L2 and 1333FSB
L7200 : 1.33GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 667FSB, Socket M, 17W TDP, $ 284, Q1 ’07 L7300 : 1.4GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 800FSB, Socket P, Q2 ’07 L7400 : 1.5GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 667FSB, Socket M, 17W TDP, $ 316, Q1 ’07 L7500 : 1.6GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 800FSB, Socket P, Q2 ’07 U1500 : 1.33GHz,
Intel will release a new generation of mobile processors, which based on Merom, for the value market. The new processor family is so called Celeron-M 500, where the first model Celeron-M 520 will be released in Q1 2007. Celeron-M 520 is the only model to be released in Jan 2007. It is a single core
Prior to AMD and ATI’s merger announcement in July, motherboard makers had shown considerable interest in supporting the RD600, which originally had been scheduled for launch in August. But since the announcement of the acquisition, motherboard makers are worried that AMD may discontinue or reduce the supply of RD600 and other ATI chipsets for the
Toshiba is recalling 340,000 laptop batteries worldwide made by Sony, the latest in a series of problems for the company. While the latest battery problem causes the laptops to sometimes run out of power, no injuries or other accidents have been reported. The problems are found in some of the battery packs for Dynabook and
Some very very nice looking Ultra high-end CPU and GPU Coolers, Silent to boot, from Austrian Company Noctua and Korean Company ZeroTherm, are undergoing testing… here’s a sneak preview!
Intel is expected to launch the Extreme Edition of the quad-core Kentsfield known as Core 2 Extreme QX6700 on November 13th. It is clocked at 2.67GHz/1066FSB with 2 x 4MB L2 cache. There is another mainstream version of the quad core Kentsfield with 2 x E6600 cores known as Core 2 Quadro Q6600 slated for
The Nvidia GeForce Go 7700 (G73M-B1 core) features 12 pixel shader units, five vertex shaders and GDDR3 memory. Following the chip, Nvidia will introduce a new desktop GPU—the GeForce 7650 GS (G73-B1 core)—manufactured on a 80nm process at the end of September. Currently, all of Nvidia’s 80nm process production takes place at TSMC.