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.
The newest Radeon X1950PRO and Radeon X1650XT will be releasing on October 17th. Radeon X1950PRO, codename RV570 has 12 Pixel Shader pipelines, 36 Pixel Shader processors, and 256Bit memory controller. It is clocked at 600MHz with 1.4GHz GDDR3 memory. Radeon X1950 Pro is expected to be available in mid October, and priced between USD$ 199
Japanese car maker Nissan has announced plans to test an “intelligent transportation system” that sends wireless messages to passing cars. The company said on Friday that it plans to include 10,000 drivers in a 30-month experiment. Messages will be beamed optically from roadside beacons to passing cars in the trial. Information received by an onboard
It all began at the local Computer Fair. My friend informed me of a great deal by Dell, offering Core 2 Duo Notebooks at irresistible prices. So I went online with the intention just to check things out. Afrter all, the Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile processors (Merom) used on Notebooks were only just about
CEDIA officially opened today at the Denver Convention Center. Toshiba added two new 1080p models in the 42-inch and 47-inch screen sizes, and created a whole new sub-category called Cinema Series Pro. These models are an off-shoot of their Cinema Series line, which feature striking piano black cabinetry. Toshiba also announced that they had sold
We bring to you CPL Singapore 2006, the first Qualifying stop for the CPL Winter Season. Held at E2Max, we bring to you the buzz and excitements around this event, published right over at Gamers.com.sg
The Planex NAS-01G is a single drive Network Attached Storage ( NAS ), that allows for easy back up / storage of your data. With multimedia files now growing in the hundreds of Megabytes, if not Gigabytes, it only makes sense to invest in a large capacity storage solution to store these files in. We
LG Electronics (LG), a worldwide leader in mobile design and technology, debuts the LG-KG810 mobile phone with a built-in touch-sensitive keypad that allows quick access MP3 capability. This new clamshell model weighs a mere 86 grams and has a thickness of only 14.6 mm. The phone includes high-end camera functions, with a digital zoom.
Not IT related but news nonetheless! A mysterious lady was nearly crushed by the Singapore MRT Train at the Clementi Train Station yesterday, hanging precariously on the edge of the track railing of the high-rised Station! Our Forum Member noobiee has caught some pictures of this unusual sight: A huge crowd gathered below to watch
Expecting Samsung to ship 63nm 4Gb MLC chips at the end of September or the beginning of October, Taiwan memory module makers have plans to unveil 1GB microSD cards next month. In addition to challenging SanDisk’s and Kingston’s dominance of the market segment, competition from the Taiwan sector will also bring down prices.
Hitachi has much more to celebrate than the birth of the hard drive, which happened 50 years ago today in San Jose, California. The company is also celebrating an areal density 1 achievement of 345 gigabits per square inch (Gbits/sq. in.) using perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) technology. This areal density, demonstrated in laboratory testing, represents
VIA today announced the VIA C7®-D processor for a new breed of PC desktop solutions. The VIA C7-D processor with a maximum power consumption of just 20W at 1.8GHz not only sets the benchmark for performance-per-watt operation, but enables further power savings through the use of smaller power supplies and cooling fans, with a side
NVIDIA today announced that ASUS has selected the new NVIDIA GeForce Go 7700 graphics processing unit to create the graphically powerful, thin-and-light A8Js notebook. The new GeForce GPU delivers 50% more pixel bandwidth than the NVIDIA GPU used previously in the ASUS A8 series , ushering in new levels of graphics performance and video quality
OCZ today announced the second certified member of the new ATI CrossFire™ DDR2 series which delivers 800MHz speeds at 4-4-4 timings. The PC2-6400 CrossFire Certified modules now deliver gamers the performance and speed they require for their demanding computing environments. Approximating the newly released PC2-5400, the PC2-6400 modules feature an exclusive ATI special XTC (Xtreme