The NVIDIA motherboard chipsets on Intel platforms have caught up with Intel chipsets in the past few months in terms of popularity, pulling down the traditional notion of “Intel chipset with Intel Processors – No-brainer consideration”. Initially when the NVIDIA Crush 55 chipsets launched, it was a product that required wallet-muscles. Then the 650i SLI
Galaxy announces it’s GE range for it’s Geforce 8600 and 8500 series of Graphics Cards. For the 8600, it has taken the fastest 1.0ns DDR3 memory, overclocked them and achieved a performance level on par to a reference GTS card with their 8600GE. For the 8500, it has replaced the DDR2 with faster 1.4ns GDDR3
The long anticipated Inno3D i-Chill series is now built with 8 series GPU technology. It is crafted with the new innovating cooler, the Xstriker3 that is uniquely designed for passive and active cooling solutions. The Xstriker3 is the first cooler that was specially designed for Inno3D i-Chill series and built to increase air circulation more
We learned that AIB partners for both NVIDIA and ATi have already received the GeForce 8800 Ultra cards and Radeon DX10 cards and are preparing for shipments, hitting retails shelves very soon. We heard that there seems to be no supply problems.
Positioned to be the successor of the Sugo SG-01, the SG-03 was unveiled at Cebit 07 and has created quite a fair bit of attention. Today, the SG-03 lands in our hands, and in this very review we’re going to tear it apart and examine the innards for your viewing pleasure.
A picture of the GeForce 8800 Ultra card appeared in our forums earlier and our sources confirmed that it is one of the 2 reference cooler designs that NVIDIA let their partners choose from. This design is the nicer looking one we heard. Also we learned that the final clocks for the 8800 Ultra card
Creative today introduced the Creative Live!® Cam Optia AF webcam, the world’s first webcam to offer auto focus technology and a true 2.0 megapixel CMOS sensor. Finished in glossy black, with a new multi-element precision glass lens, Creative Live! Cam Optia AF raises the bar and sets a new industry benchmark for webcam video quality.
NVIDIA Corporation today announced a new version of the NVIDIA Quadro Plex visual computing system (VCS), which incorporates the unified architecture and GPU computing capability of NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600 GPUs. This new Quadro Plex VCS pushes visual computing to new extremes, boosting workstation and cluster performance for a wide range of high-performance, graphics-intensive styling
The 8600GT and 8600GTS seem to be very close in specifications, the biggest difference lie in the clockspeeds. We’ve seen that the 8600GTS is a high clock speed Demon… how high then does the 8600GT go? Can a 8600GT clock up to 8600GTS speeds without any mods and hassle? We take an initial look at
OCZ announced the new StealthXStream Power Supply featuring a conservative look with a sleek, black case and fan. The StealthXStream is kept supremely cool with a large 120mm fan features a standard ATX power supply form factor resulting in a compact footprint to accommodate virtually all computer towers. With a sustained output of 600W and
ASUS will roll out five types of low-priced PCs embedded with Intel`s Classmate platform in second half this year, posing heat to Quanta Computer in the competition in low-priced PC market. The five computer types ASUS will introduce are priced at US$ 199, US$ 249, US$ 299, US$ 399 and US$ 549 each. ASUS will
AMD disclosed updated performance projections for its upcoming native Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processors, code-named ‘Barcelona.’ The new Barcelona projections are based on the latest SPECcpu2006 benchmarks and show that AMD expects to have up to a 50 percent advantage in floating point performance and 20 percent in integer performance over the competition’s highest-performing quad-core processor
Family Model Old Price New Price % Change Core 2 Quad Q6600 851 530 -38% Core 2 Duo E6700 530 316 -40% E6600 316 224 -29% E6420 - 183 - E6400 224 183 -18% E6320 - 163 - E6300 183 163 -11% E4400 - 133 - E4300 163 113 -31% Pentium D 935 133 84
Samsung has developed the first all-DRAM stacked memory package using ‘through silicon via’ (TSV) technology, which will soon result in memory packages that are faster, smaller and consume less power. The new wafer-level-processed stacked package (WSP) consists of four 512Mb DDR2 DRAM chips that offer a combined 2Gb of high density memory. Using the TSV-processed
VIA announced the VIA VT6047 Pico-ITX form factor reference design, the smallest full-featured x86 mainboard in the industry designed for a new world of ultra compact embedded PC systems and appliances. The Mini-ITX mainboard, at 17cm x 17cm, which recently celebrated its 5th anniversary as an industry standard form factor with wide market adoption, was
Espco Technology Holdings Ltd of Hong Kong has launched the latest products in their Nvidia GeForce 8 series of graphics cards, the 8600GT and 8600GTS. Espco markets value-for-money graphics card solutions targeted at the budget-conscious segment of the market under the brand name Eagle. This time round though, Espco has used a custom cooling solution
OCZ today announced the PC2-9600 Flex XLC series. The latest edition to OCZ’s esteemed enthusiast lineup implements the proprietary Flex XLC design and is engineered to produce extreme speeds with rock-solid stability. The PC2-9600 Flex modules are guaranteed to run at 1200MHz with ease thanks to the supreme component screening and thermal management of “Flex.”
InnoVISION are pleased to announce the mainstream 8 series that is equipped with high-end performance but priced at mainstream level with Inno3D® GeForce™ 8600GTS, GF 8600GT & 8500GT.