Using second-generation perpendicular recording technology and available in capacities of 450GB, 300GB, and 147GB, the new Cheetah 15K.6 provides an unprecedented blend of storage capacity and performance. The Cheetah 15K.6 lowers idle and operational power requirements from its prior generation — as much as 61% in watts/GB — while increasing overall sustained data transfer rates
Seagate announced a 1 terabyte (TB) desktop hard drive that uses government-grade encryption to prevent desktop PC information from falling into the wrong hands, as well as a new 250GB 2.5-inch notebook hard drive.Built with the same Seagate DriveTrust Technology that powers Momentus 5400 FDE.2 hard drives, the world’s first notebook disc drive with built-in
Infoworld reported that HTC is already testing new processors from Qualcomm and hopes to challenge Intel in the market for ultramobile PCs and mobile devices. The Scorpion processor currently being sampled is a 1GHz chip that uses between 250 milliwatts and 500 milliwatts of power compared to Intel A110 processor for ultramobile PCs runs at
With the forthcoming Catalyst 7.9 software release in September, AMD will add Linux support for the ATI Radeon(TM) HD 2000 series of graphics processors. The Radeon HD 2000 series offer a number of compelling new features for Linux users including AMD’s patented unified shader architecture. In Q4 2007, AMD’s Catalyst software package for Linux will
While we are lurking around Games Convention Asia one day before it opens, we have spotted a 4-way Tigerton S7000FC4UR server at Anewtech booth. This server is powered by Intel Xeon X7350 quad core "Tigerton" processor clocked at 2.93GHz/1066FSB with 8MB L2 cache topping at 130W TDP. This processor is the highest end of the
Research In Motion (RIM) today introduced the BlackBerry® 8820 in Singapore, the first dualmode BlackBerry smartphone combining EDGE/GPRS/GSM cellular and Wi-Fi® connectivity. The BlackBerry 8820 smartphone supports the 802.11 a/b/g Wi-Fi standards to enable data access for users in Singapore over Wi-Fi connections in the enterprise, as well as through public hotspots and wireless home
An interesting thread appears in our forums showing the upcoming board from ASUS Republic of Gamers series known as Maximus Formula. It is based on the X38/X48 chipset supporting Intel 45nm processors, DDR2-1066 SDRAM and has two x16 PCIe slots. This board has quite an elaborated copper heat-pipe design. Initial price is pretty steep at
Based on a chip analyst report, Nvidia is expected to see upside in its GPU production output in late Sep and Oct, which is expected to alleviate some of the tightness previously anticipated and build into guidance. Their checks on the graphics supply chain indicate that TSMC accelerated Nvidia wafer starts and that the bottlenecks
Model Core Frequency TDP Price 2350 2.0GHz 95W $ 372 2347 1.9GHz 95W $ 312 2347 HE 1.9GHz 68W $ 372 2346 HE 1.8GHz 68W $ 251 2344 HE 1.7GHz 68W $ 206 8350 2.0GHz 95W $ 1004 8347 1.9GHz 95W $ 774 8347 HE 1.9GHz 68W $ 861 8346 HE 1.8GHz 68W $ 688
New Trial Service to Feature Asia’s First NFC Stored Value Purse with Over-The-Air Capabilities Singapore, 04 September 2007 – Singapore’s leading electronic payments provider, NETS, has teamed up with Asia’s leading communications provider, Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (SingTel), to announce the republic’s first Near Field Communication (NFC) trials, which includes a stored value wallet with Over-The-Air
Palit today announces its first motherboard art piece: Palit 945GC1066. It supports 45nm / 65nm Intel Core 2 Duo processors with 1066MHz FSB, DDRII 667 memory module, GMA 950, 7.1 channel HD audio, 10/100 fast Ethernet, PCI-E x16 graphics slot.
We managed to lay our hands on the Auzentech X-FI Prelude, and that’s another exclusive preview for the day!
VR-Zone brings you some exclusive pictures of the Asus P5E3 Deluxe featuring the latest Intel X38 Chipset.
SanDisk today launched the SanDisk Multi Card ExpressCard(TM) Adapter, offering fast transfer speeds from memory cards to notebook computers without the need to carry cables or external card readers. The new adapter fits into the ExpressCard slot now found in most new notebook computers, and accepts six card formats: SD, SDHC, MMC, MMCplus, Memory Stick
Recent tests by Neal Nelson & Associates, an independent computer performance consulting firm, have reported that in 36 of the 57 cases tested an AMD Opteron based server delivered better power efficiency than a comparably configured Intel Xeon based server. The tests were performed on servers configured with 2, 4, 6 and 8 gigabytes of
NTU and Chartered today announced the opening of Chartered@NTU, a 100 square-meter joint laboratory set up by the two organisations, to promote technology exchange and collaboration for joint research and development projects. It will house state-of-the-art equipment such as 12-inch wafer probers and ultra-fast transient measurement systems. They are particularly critical in improving the performance
Today, Palit officially announces its entry into motherboard market; this information must shock the industry. Palit now announces to extend its product portfolio to include motherboards at full product line from AMD and Intel.
Using the latest CPUZ 1.41 beta, we are able to detect Phenom X4 more correctly this time round. The package, process technology, multiplier and bus information are now available. The CPU revision is revealed as DR-B0. More importantly, the 4 cores of the Agena are now detected.
Qimonda adds a third Graphics RAM product, a 1Gb GDDR3, to its portfolio which includes 256Mb and 512Mb densities. The 256Mb and 1Gb devices are available now with data rates up to 1GHz, the 512Mb component with data rates up to 1.2GHz. Over the coming years – starting in 2008 – GDDR3 will be step
DigiTimes reported that AMD will release RD790 chipset by the end of September, with ASUS and Gigabyte likely to be the first to launch motherboards supporting the new chipset. They having already delivered design verification test (DVT) samples to AMD’s Taipei validation lab. If everything goes smoothly, ASUS and Gigabyte will be able to start