Nothing really fancy about the upcoming GeForce 8800 Ultra as we learned that it is just a higher clocked G80 card. It still has 128 stream processors and has 768MB of GDDR3 memories onboard. The card design is similar to 8800 GTX but it comes with a bigger cooler. There are 2 cooler designs for
We first told you about Eaglelake last month and now HKEPC has some additional information on this new chipset. Bearlake would be soon replaced by Eaglelake in Q208 and there are 2 derivatives; Eaglelake-P and Eaglelake-G. It supports 45nm dual-core Wolfdale and quad-core Yorkfield on 1333MHz FSB. The memory support is up to DDR3-1333 instead
We learned that the upcoming GeForce 8600 series based on G84 core has 32 stream processors while GeForce 8500/8400/8300 series based on G86 core has 16 stream processors. G84 contains 289M transistors while G86 contains 210M transistors, both on 80nm TSMC process. 8600 GTS is clocked at 675MHz core, 2GHz GDDR3 memories and 1.45GHz for
OCZ today announced the ModXStream Series, a new line of power supplies designed to offer consumers a combination of OCZ’s legendary PSU architecture and an efficient modular cable management system. Available in 780W and 900W models, the high efficiency ModXStream offers the industry’s highest performing modular power supplies on the market. Complete with dual PCI-Express
Beyond3D revealed the future Intel discrete graphics plans with slides from the Visual Computing Group. The architecture is based on 10+ mini-cores that has 10mm2 die size and 6.25W TDP each. Each core has 16-wide 512-bit vector unit capable of executing VLIW instructions. 10 of such cores will be sharing at least 4MB of L2
Marvell announced two new Bluetooth single-chip solutions which provides provides extended battery life in cell phones, converged devices, gaming devices and consoles, portable media players, and other applications requiring short- and long-range connectivity. 88W8689 Bluetooth single-chip solution features a Bluetooth Core Specification Version 2.0 + Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)-compliant baseband, a radio frequency (RF) transceiver,
Intel’s plan to push its Santa Rosa platform, scheduled for launch at the beginning of May under the notebook-platform brands Centrino Pro and Centrino Duo, as a Viiv branded desktop platform too. PC makers such as AOpen, Sony and Shuttle have used MoDT platforms to create small form factor systems targeted primarily at noise or
SINGAPORE, April 11, 2007 – Creative (NASDAQ: CREAF), a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products, today announced a new lineup of state-of-the-art docking speakers for iPod players with the Creative X-Fi Sound System i600, Creative PlayDock i500 and Creative TravelSound i docking speakers. Combining elegant designs with exhilarating acoustic performance, these audio solutions allow users
SINGAPORE April 11, 2007 Creative Technology Ltd. (NASDAQ: CREAF), a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products, today launched a collection of Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity enabled products for the home at the X-Fi Your Home press event in the showflat of the prestigious Icon Condominium. X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity is the new audio standard from Creative
Intel today advanced its enthusiast-level quad-core processor family with the introduction of the Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme processor QX6800. Here are some of the key messages from the press releases : · QX6800 is produced on Intel’s industry-leading 65 nanometer process, key to enabling the large 8 megabyte cache. A 1066 MHz system bus is
TSMC would complete 45nm technology qualification and enter production as early as September 2007. The new 45nm process combines the most advanced 193nm immersion photolithography, competitive performance-enhancing silicon strains, and extreme low-k (ELK) inter-metal dielectric material. TSMC’s 45nm low power process (LP) provides twice the density of 65nm with significantly lower power and manufacturing cost
Western Digital today announced a new family of hard drives for audio and video recording products, one of today’s fastest growing digital storage markets. Drawing on its expertise as a leading supplier to major consumer electronics and surveillance manufacturers worldwide, WD has designed its new 3.5-inch WD AV hard drives with technologies that provide the
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After taking a look at the Overclocking of the 8600GTS Video Card, we take a look at how the card performs in current games.
Intel will extend its innovative and popular features designed for desktop business PCs called Intel® vPro processor technology into its forthcoming high-performance laptop offering. IT departments will be able to reliably manage both desktops and notebooks and deal with what plagues them most — security threats, cost of ownership, resource allocation, and asset management —
Creative announced the Creative Aurvana DJ Headphones. Sophistically designed with brushed metal and diamond-cut finishing, these powerful headphones offer precise audio reproduction for discerning music listeners, DJ mixes and home studio monitoring use. Built for ultra-comfort using high-grade acoustic components, the Creative Aurvana DJ Headphones are ideal companion products for any MP3 or portable media
OCZ announced a high-speed version of the new OCZ Reaper HPC memory line, a PC2-9200 rated kit, making it the world’s fastest memory that takes advantages of the heatpipe design to effectively offload heat and increase performance and stability. This unique Reaper HPC (Heat Pipe Conduit) heatspreader is engineered to deliver superior silent heat dissipation
ASUS has launched 2 new PDAs for the Singapore market; A626 ultra-slim PDA and A696 ultra-slim GPS PDA at only 1.57cm thick. Both are encased in stainless steel and the whole PDA is less than 165g in weight. The 3.5” anti-glare touch screen completes the outlook of the A696 and provides the feeling of a
VR-Zone is proud to bring you an exclusive review of the new cooling solution from Scythe, the Kama Cross cooler, Featuring a unique cross flow design coupled with 3 heatpipes, how will this particular cooler fare against our almighty Pentium XE 955 heatload? Check out our review for more details!
The 8600GTS is about to come upon us. It turned out to be a huge surprise for the overclockers… 1GHz Core with just air-cooling! Let’s see how to get there!