Intel® Desktop Boards DP965LT, DQ965GF, DG965WH, and DG965OT have been updated to support Intel® CoreTM2 Quad processors. Current Intel® CoreTM2 Quad processors are Q6600 and Q6400. When updating to the latest BIOS, boards previous to these AA# (listed below) will now display a warning message when used with an Intel® CoreTM2 Quad processor, however users
Asus has pre-announced ATI Mobility Radeon X2300 planning to build into an upcoming Core 2 Duo-based notebook A8Jr. X2300 is capable of running Windows Vista’s Aero user interface and uses HyperMemory to boost the graphics RAM available to the GPU. Indeed, they reveal the presence of the X2300 HD, codenamed ‘M71′. The vanilla X2300 appears
Sun Microsystems is expected to resume using Intel’s Xeon processors in its x86 servers. The first servers from the partnership will begin arriving soon–in the first half of 2007–and Sun also will sell Xeon-based workstations. In addition, Intel plans to endorse the x86 version of Sun’s Solaris operating system, elevating it to the mainstream status
X2 5200+ saw a hefty cut from US$ 403 to US$ 295. The price of the single-core Athlon 64 3800+ also fell from US$ 108 to US$ 101, however, the price of the slower 3500+ remained unchanged. Pricing for Sempron processors also fell with the 3200+ being reduced from US$ 67 to US$ 51, and
VR-Zone has a nice opportunity to talk to Rockson Chiang, the Technical Marketing Manager of newly formed Gigabyte United Inc. to learn about their direction for this year and the upcoming motherboards we can expect to see from them. Interesting information revealed inside.
ATI and Nvidia are expected to soon increase their contribution to orders at TSMC. Orders for 80nm and 65nm production at TSMC, as a consequence, may double sequentially in the second quarter. Nvidia is expected to start volume shipments of its forthcoming G84 and G86 graphics chips, respectively targeting entry-level and mainstream markets, from June,
Sun today announced two advances that demonstrate its continued leadership in chip multi-threading (CMT) and commitment to advancing the SPARC architecture. Sun successfully completed the tapeout (initial design completion for first fabrication) of its new “Rock” processor and announced that it’s enhancing the performance, expandability and performance per watt of its Sun Fire T2000 servers.
InnoVISION introduces a prestige new range in 2007 – the Inno3D® “i-Chill” series for state-of-the-art top quality performance to target the thirsty gamers who are always craving for more. The strong demand for high performance graphics is becoming extremely fi erce in the market and to target these gamers “i-Chill” is the only solution. “i-Chill”
Galaxy Technology proudly presents upgraded and even more attractive products: 7600 GT DDR3 HDCP Premium HDMI and 7600 GS DDR3 HDCP Premium HDMI. Those top selling cards have been modified and equipped with HDMI support-“ High Definition Multimedia Interface” is an all-digital audio/ video interface capable of transmitting uncompressed streams. HDMI provides an interface between
Hon Hai Precision again topped the list of the 10 largest private manufacturers in Taiwan in 2006, with revenues of NT$ 868.3 billion (US$ 27.1 billion at NT$ 32:US$ 1). ASUS climbed two notches (nudging past Formosa Petrochemical and Quanta Computer) to second place with NT$ 541.9 billion (US$ 16.9 billion), thanks largely to its
SPARKLE today announces the SPARKLE 7300 GT AGP 256MB/512MB DDR2 graphics card in its new generation AGP graphics card series. Without a PC system upgrade, users now can take flight with SPARKLE 7300 GT AGP 256MB/512MB DDR2 graphics card in the most cost effective and performed way for the best gaming and high definition video
Corsair, a worldwide leader in high performance computer products, today announced the immediate availability of the Corsair Flash Readout USB drive in new 4GB and 8GB capacities. The Corsair Flash Readout USB drive takes the benefits of USB Flash drives one step further by allowing users to label the drive with personal IDs and showing
Intel’s researchers have produced an 80-core chip that uses less energy than a quad-core processor and has teraflop performance capabilities. The chip is just for research purposes and lacks some necessary functionality at this point but Intel will be able to produce a chip with 80 cores in five to eight years. The 80-core chip
Intel today announced Q4 revenue of $ 9.7 billion, operating income of $ 1.5 billion, net income of $ 1.5 billion and EPS of 26 cents. “Intel’s product and technology leadership yielded a strong fourth quarter with higher selling prices and record unit shipments in the fastest growing segments of the market,” said Intel President
GIGABYTE UNITED, today launched the highly anticipated GIGABYTE GA-N680SLI-DQ6 high end gaming platform, featuring the advanced NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI MCP chipset, support for the record-setting Intel Core 2 Extreme Quad Core processors and delivering the uniquely innovative GIGABYTE 6-Quad technologies. In addition to native 1333 FSB support for the latest Intel Core 2 Extreme
Kingmax Digital Inc, the leading Taiwan-based manufacturer of memory storage products, is the world’s first company to release a 4GB SD 2.0 compliant microSDHC memory card, which will be on display at 2007 International CES from January 8 to 11 in Las Vegas. With this product, Kingmax answers continued consumer demand for high capacity and
Taipei, January 16, 2007 – Transcend information, (Transcend) a leading company in manufacturing flash memory products showcased its new SD?gaming cards designed specially for game consoles, such as Sony?PS3?and Nintendo?Wii? at the 2007 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The growing popularity of game consoles has catapulted the need for higher performance and bigger
Saratoga, CA – January 16th, 2007 – Futuremark, publishers of the world’s most acclaimed benchmarks for handhelds and PCs, announced today the release of VGMark07, the OpenVG(tm) Benchmark. This new benchmark will provide unbiased vector graphics performance data for handset manufacturers, ODMs, semiconductor companies and network operators within the handheld industry. VGMark07 is the first
Nvidia has placed urgent orders with TSMC for GeForce 8800 GTX and GTS series chips as demand for graphics cards supporting DirectX 10 is picking up, as cited by the Chinese-language Commercial Times. Monthly shipments for the urgent orders, which will begin in March, will be equivalent to 3,000-4,000 12-inch wafers using 80nm technology.
PCI-SIG today announced the availability of the PCI Express Base 2.0 specification. After a 60-day review of revision 0.9 of the specification in Fall 2006, members of the PCI-SIG finalized and released PCI Express (PCIe) 2.0, which doubles the interconnect bit rate from 2.5GT/s to 5GT/s to support high-bandwidth applications. The specification seamlessly extends the