AMD would begin shipping the Athlon 64 X2 5400+ and the 5600+ to OEMs, which AMD said will include Dell. The two new dual-core processors would offer better graphics performance, while reducing power costs. The 5400+ and the 5600+ each offer speeds of 2.8GHz, an AM2 socket and an 89-watt thermal design. With the 5400+,
IBM and AMD presented papers describing the use of immersion lithography, ultra-low-K interconnect dielectrics, and multiple enhanced transistor strain techniques for application to the 45nm microprocessor process generation. AMD and IBM expect the first 45nm products using immersion lithography and ultra-low-K interconnect dielectrics to be available in mid-2008. The continued enhancement of AMD and IBM’s
Kingmax releases the latest version of its SuperRAM DDR400 in a bid to greatly protect consumer rights by combating counterfeit goods on the market. The SuperRAM DDR400 has been completely thoroughly repackaged, and now has a clear distinguishing mark: the color of the PCB board has been changed to deep blue, replacing the wine-red color
NVIDIA Corporation today announced that the Fabless Semiconductor Association (FSA) presented the Company with the “Most Respected Public Fabless Company” award during the annual FSA Awards Dinner on Thursday, December 7, 2006 in Santa Clara, Calif. The industry’s “Most Respected Public Fabless Company” award is designed to identify the company garnering the most respect in
SanDisk and Sony announced the development of the “Memory Stick PRO-HG” format expanded from the “Memory Stick PRO” format. This new media format uses an enhanced, 8-bit parallel interface in addition to a conventional serial and 4-bit parallel interface. The interface clock frequency also increases to 60MHz from 40MHz. This means that maximum data transfer
AMD RS690 IGP officially known as AMD 690G Chipset with ATI Radeon X1250 Graphics is approaching its final stage of design, where the design has been stepped into version A12. In addition, RS690 will be fabricated in 80nm process by UMC’s Fab 12A, according to the white paper. Being the world first IGP with build-in
Intel has rushed introduction of a new quad-core chip originally scheduled for next year to Monday to meet demand from server manufacturers for the processor. Intel is shipping the Xeon 5335 processor two months ahead of schedule as an addition to its 5300 series of quad core processors. The 5335 is a 2GHz processor with
Scientists from IBM, Macronix and Qimonda today announced joint research results that give a major boost to a new type of computer memory with the potential to be the successor to flash memory chips, which are widely used in computers and consumer electronics like digital cameras and portable music players. The advancement heralds future success
Intel today announced design completion of its first mobile WiMAX baseband chip. Combined with the company’s previously announced single-chip, multi-band WiMAX/Wi-Fi radio, the pair creates a complete chipset called the Intel® WiMAX Connection 2300. This development marks another major step in Intel’s efforts to deliver an “always best connected” mobile Internet experience for future laptops
The Internet Industry Association of Singapore (IIAS) has launched today an online child safety portal for Singaporeans to provide guidance and information for children using the Internet safely. The objective of this portal is to educate Children, Parents, Teachers and Carers on the potential threats that children can be exposed to on the world-wide-web. Some
OCZ, a company known for Enthusiast range of Memory and Power Supplies, dips into the graphics cards market. Pretty unexpected, and there are some more interesting stuff they have in store, announced during OCZ’s APAC Summit 2006.
OCZ, a company known for Enthusiast range of Memory and Power Supplies, dips into the graphics cards market. Pretty unexpected, and there are some more interesting stuff they have in store, such as a Silver Pinned Waterblock…
Right after two days of experiencing nVIDIA graphics at the NVIDIA Reality Tour (link), the gamers were getting into the mood for more. Pretty graphics? An opportunity for a PC showcase? Getting together for a good fragout? The gamers wanted all that and more, not for a transient moment, but for a full blown 3D2N
Gigabyte’s Non-reference 680i SLI Motherboard is soon to launch. Here’s a first look!
NVIDIA today introduced the immediate availability of the new NVIDIA nForce 680a SLI media and communications processor (MCP), designed specifically for the new AMD Quad FX Platform with Dual Socket Direct Connect Architecture. The exclusive core-logic launch partner for AMD Quad FX processors, the NVIDIA nForce 680a SLI MCP provides processing capabilities on a massive
The RTS game Company Of Heroes had a problem with SLI performance but now it is fixed with the latest 1.3 patch. Get it here.
How long have the enthusiasts been waiting for a ATi RD600 Motherboard? At least close to 6 months now. But this thirst will be quenched nefore the end of this year. We take a first look at the DFI RD600 Motherboard that will be launched before the year ends and DFI’s 680i SLI Motherboard, soon
NVIDIA today announced the NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500M, a high-performing mobile workstation graphics solution for CAD, Digital Content Creation, and Scientific Visualisation. Engineered to deliver unprecedented performance for accelerated workflow and shortened design cycles, the Quadro FX 3500M with support for OpenGL and DirectX, offers up to 512MB G-DDR3 memory, a 256-bit memory interface, up
Today, Nvidia Corporation, the world’s leading graphics technology company held their last stop of the Nvidia Reality Tour at Funan Digitalife Mall, Singapore. VR-Zone brings you some exclusive feeds and updates on the exciting event itself!
In response to the news that Intel has started making prototypes of 45nm Penryn processors, motherboard makers said they expect CPU wars to enter a new level with dual-core processors operating at frequencies of 3GHz and higher in 2007. Two days ago, Reuters cited Mark Bohr, director of process architecture and integration at Intel’s technology