Hitachi Global Storage Technologies has set a new notebook performance record, announcing today worldwide availability of the fastest* 2.5-inch hard drive for mobile applications. The 7200 RPM TravelstarTM 7K100 is first to market with desktop-class performance on a 2.5-inch hard drive for notebook systems such as Dell’s Inspiron XPS Gen 2 system. With 100 GB
Infineon demonstrates its leadership as memory supplier with the early introduction of DDR2-800 memory modules for the high-performance PC market and was selected ‘preferred supplier’ by Asus for its 512MB (Megabyte) DDR2-800 unbuffered DIMMs. Combining those DIMMs with the DDR2-800 capability of Asus’ P5WD2 Premium motherboard, the whole system allows computer enthusiasts to maximize desktop
Creative today announced two major breakthroughs in audio technology: Xtreme Fidelity, the new standard in audio, and the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor. The combination of Xtreme Fidelity and the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor provides dramatic improvements to the recording and playback of MP3 music, accelerates and improves PC game play, enhances
Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific today launched three newly refreshed LifeBook S series notebook computers. All three are ultra portable, high performance machines, incorporating multimedia features, SuperFine or AntiGlare LCD screens, large hard disk drives, high performance DDR2 533MHz memory, improved graphics performance and fingerprint recognition technology. In addition, corporate and consumer users can expect longer
TwinMOS has offered some nice promotions for VR-Zone members for the month of May! Below are the promos and the savings you can enjoy if you are a member of VR-Zone : Promos Items TwinMOS Web Promo Price Special Price for VR-Zone members MMC Mobile 256MB S$ 99 S$ 90 Ultra-X SD 1GB S$ 139
We have heard that Shuttle will be putting their SLI-capable Nforce4 XPC on demo at Computex ’05. Based on the Nvidia Nforce 4 SLI MCP, we speculates that the SFF will be based on the ‘P’ Chassis, but how is Shuttle going to improve air circulation within the XPC, especially when the Geforce 6800/6600s are
Twinmos Speed Premium range of memory has been growing in fame among the overclockers. The high clock speeds at aggressive timings that the DDR rams are capable of are just what the performance seekers are looking for. Let’s take a look at this new batch of Speed Premium memory with “BH5” chips.
AMD made market-share gains against rival Intel during the first quarter of 2005, thanks to a refreshed product line. AMD finished the quarter with a 16.9 percent share of the world’s PC processor market, as shown in figures made public by Mercury Research. Intel cornered 81.7 percent of the market during the quarter. The remainder
Info-Tek announced today the release of the GECUBE RADEON® X700 Professional 512MB PCI Express graphics card. The GECUBE RADEON® X700 Professional 512MB PCI Express is equipped with 512MB of memory. In addition to its standard fan design, the GECUBE RADEON® X700 Professional 512MB PCI Express SilenCoolTM series is also entering the market. These high-end
Portable Digital Entertainment Devices has been the talk of the town recently, from PDAs to MP3 players and portable video players, etc… Today, we’ll be taking a closer look at the InnoDV’s IviewPRO.
May 9, 2005 – Built with innovative technologies and rock-solid performance, the Fatal1ty Hardware Series has garnered critical acclaim since its introduction. Today, ABIT is proud to introduce the latest in the Fatal1ty Hardware Series, the Fatal1ty X800 XL 512MB. With blazing speed and exclusive ABIT Engineered technologies, the Fatal1ty X800XL 512MB is the graphics
VIA has unveiled it’s upcoming PCI-Express chipsets to HKEPC. VIA has introduced a series of Dual Graphic Capable chipset. Although Nvidia has only officially reworked it’s forceware drivers for official SLI support on the Nvidia Nforce 4 range of motherboard chipsets and the Intel Serverworks Tumwater chipset, Many manufacturers has successfully engineered their mainboards to
Tyan introduced the next generation of multi-purpose high-end dual AMD Opteron™ servers in the form of the Thunder K8SE (S2892). The Thunder K8SE takes into account the need for a full-feature server platform to handle any number of tasks and applications with capabilities that include the following: Dual AMD Opteron 200 Series Processor supported, with
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PalmOne plans to announce later this month its first hard-drive-based product line, LifeDrive Mobile Manager on May 18. The $ 499 device will come with a 4GB Hitachi Microdrive and two flavors of wireless networking–Bluetooth and 802.11b Wi-Fi. Combined with organizer features, the music-playing handheld could compete with Apple Computer’s $ 199 4GB iPod Mini.
Intel President Paul Otellini announced three second-generation dual-core processors and said first-generation prototypes are faring well. Code names for those second-generation dual-core chips are Conroe, for desktop machines; Merom, for laptops; and Woodcrest, for lower-end servers with two processor sockets. They will succeed Presler, Yonah and Dempsey, respectively. Merom is scheduled to arrive late next
At its Intel Spring Analyst meeting in New York on Thursday, Intel showed off two working servers running upcoming dual-core implementations of Xeon code-named Dempsey and Paxville, respectively. Dempsey is part of a dual-core server platform called Bensley, which features Intel’s Hyperthreading technology along with its new high-speed I/O acceleration channel. The platform will officially
Powercolor Bravo X700 PCIe comes with large heatsinks, complete with heatpipes and even an optional fan, but how does the performance and overclocking of this card fare? Could it outperform Nvidia’s Geforce 6600? Click here to find out…
AMD’s next generation of processors will be based on the Socket M2, like the current Socket 939 it will be based on the PGA package, but the pin counts will increase to 940. Looking at the picture above, it seems like it will not be able to accommodate the current AMD Athlon64s and Opterons. The
Sapphire will soon release additional versions of its highly acclaimed Radeon X800XL series of graphics accelerators populated with 512MB of on-board memory. Building on Sapphire’s reputation for special edition graphics cards, the new Sapphire X800XL 512 models will appeal to PC gamers and developers looking for faster and smoother solutions when running high definition graphics