Coolaler is on a SuperPi benchmark rampage. Speeding up the SuperPi timings each day by squeezing up the CPU MHz bit by bit, he has been smashing SuperPi World Records every other day. His latest record stands at 9.2 seconds for a 1M run with Core 2 Duo X6800 @ 5485MHz, with a 5.5GHz validity
Intel is getting all the limelight nowadays with their upcoming Core 2 Duo, but it’s fine time we shifted our attention back to AMD and the Socket AM2 Motherboards. Introducing the Abit KN9-SLI, based on the NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI chipset!!
Tul Corporation, provider of industry-leading graphic cards, announced the availability of PowerColor X1600 Pro HDMI supporting HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection); experiencing the latest High Definition (HD) video standards at 1080p quality is now a reality. PowerColor X1600 Pro HDMI comes as a low-profile PCI Express card and includes connectors for HDMI, VGA and S/PDIF
CHIP FIRM Intel said it had turned in net income of $ 1.1 billion on revenues of $ 8 billion for its fiducial second quarter. That represents a drop of 13 per cent in revenues compared to the same quarter last year, but net income fell by 57 per cent, period on period, year on
Theinquirer has gotten wind from various sources regarding ATI’s upcoming graphic chip solutions, the X1950 XTX and X1650 Pro. The X1950 XTX running the R580+ core will still be slower than the doubled-up GX2 but we are sure that two X1950 XTXes will beat the single 7950 GX2. The cards will surface in late August
According to several reports, AMD announced that it will be closing down its embedded microprocessor design facility in Longmont, Colorado. Back in 2003, AMD purchased the facility from National Semiconductor that was working on a system-on-chip processor families. These original Geode embedded processors were x86 compatible processors that were used in devices such as handhelds,
Samsung continues its advancements in the area of flash memory development with today’s announcement of 8Gb NAND flash memory devices. The new high density multi-level-cell (MLC) memory is based on a 60nm manufacturing process and allows a 25% increase in production output compared to 70nm designs.
Intel plans to raise the proportion of Merom to over 50% of its notebook processor shipments in the first quarter of 2007, making 64-bit dual-core models the mainstream in the notebook market, according to industry sources. Intel’s latest plan will reduce production of its Yonah processors in the fourth quarter, and by the end of
Our dear friends at Coolaler has done it one again, attaining a very nice score of 9.64s, overclocking the Conroe 6800XE on SuperPi 1M!
After officially cutting support for Windows 98 and Windows ME last week, Microsoft has unveiled a trimmed-down version of its flagship operating system dubbed Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs. Windows Fundamentals is based on the Service Pack 2 release of Windows XP Embedded, a spin-off of Windows XP Professional aimed at embedded devices. According to
After being delayed and seeing its front side bus and power management features cut down, Intel’s dual-core Itanium 2 processor has finally been released into the wild. Code-named Montecito, the new Itanium 2 is launching in six denominations as follows: Speed Cache Cores FSB Price Itanium 2 9050 1.6Ghz 24 MB 2 400/533Mhz $ 3692
We’ve been waiting on this one for a good long while, but we’re pleased to say that if your chosen flavor of TV happens to be a 1080p, LED-based DLP set with 56-inches of screen real estate and a hard to remember model number, Samsung has just the display for you. Their HL-S5679W packs in
Intel’s U2500 Core Duo Yonah processor was released just a few weeks ago. The chip marked Intel’s first attempt at a dual-core ultra low-wattage CPU, and has thus far made quite a splash in the x86 world. So much so that Intel has decided to release an even lower wattage version, the U2400.
DailyTech previously reported on Intel’s upcoming Bearlake, the successor to the current Broadwater 965 chipset lineup. Intel’s latest Desktop Board roadmap reveals nearly a dozen upcoming motherboards based on the upcoming Bearlake chipset. The boards are still in early development stages but do reveal quite a bit of information about the upcoming chipset.
Notebook vendors, including Acer, Dell and Hewlett-Packard (HP), with each receiving hundreds of thousands of Dothan processors from Intel, expect to completely clear their inventory of Sonoma notebooks by the end of the third quarter, according to sources at Taiwan notebook makers. As reported on June 29, notebook makers were requested to help clear out
We’ve spotted some new Gigabyte boards available in Bell Electronics, the Gigabyte DS4 and DQ6.
For a product that Microsoft hasn’t even officially confirmed, there sure is a whole lot of Zune info to be getting on with. The latest leaks are from Digital Music News, who has been reviewing some of the presentation material that Microsoft shared with top-level execs of partner companies. The biggest detail that they’ve unveiled
Engadget introduced this nifty GPS reciever by China-borne company Netac a while ago at their site. Preloaded with a complete Chinese map (well, maybe not complete- it seems that Taiwan is MIA), the P210 offers a 16.67 million-color, 3.5-inch touchscreen display, an FM transmitter for streaming MP3 tracks to your head unit, support for “millions”
ACCORDING to a recent Intel roadmap, there will be no more ATI based boards used in Intel desktop motherboards. The D102GGC2, also known as Grant County 2, is the last one that sits on Intel’s 2006/2007 roadmap. This board is the only integrated board that Intel offered in first half of 2006 that had a