Engadget has news about VoodooPC’s plans to create a HTPC with whopping 8 Terabyte of storage space under it’s hood. Yes, it’s a HTPC we are talking about, and not some large bulking data server: “When we heard that VoodooPC was planning a media PC with 16 drive bays and a maximum capacity of 8
Sony had just announced the availability of a slew of new Cybershot digital cameras. Firstly, the Sony Cybershot H2 and H5 are 2 new mega zoom models, offering 6.0 megapixel and 7.2 megapixel resolution. Outfitted with Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar that does 12x optical zoom, these new Cybershots offers SteadyShot technologies, that would prevent motion
OCZ today announced the release of the PC-4000 EL DDR Platinum XTC 1GB module and 2GB dual channel kit. The industry-leading OCZ Platinum series PC-4000 with 3-3-3-8 timings features extremely low latency for a 1GB capacity product, and is designed specifically to address the unique demands placed on PCs by enthusiasts and gamers. The PC-4000
Engadget has news about Panasonic’s newest addition to it’s Lumix family of digital cameras. The Lunix DMC-L1 happens to be Panasonic’s first Digital Single Lens Reflex camera, allowing interchangeable lens. This new DSLR boasts of various features found on Olympus systems like it’s Supersonic Wave Filter system to remove dust on the sensor, and also,
Anandtech has just posted a preview article about the upcoming ATi RD580 (ATi’s Crossfire + Dual PCIe x16). Including in their article are pictures of full retail boards, like the ASUS A8R32-MVP Deluxe, the DFI’s RD580, and also, ABIT’s AT8-32X. It appears that this time round, these boards gets into retail channels on time, just
VR-Zone held it’s first live Dry-Ice Overclocking Session at Singapore’s most popular IT Mall Sim Lim Square at DAT, #05-58 during a relaxed Saturday afternoon. It was the first time such an interesting event has been held over there and VR-Zone’s Youth Overclock Team gave us a good show, and pulled a huge crowd behind
We heard faintly that NVIDIA is going to demonstrate Quad SLI technology using GeForce 7900 GTX cards over at CeBIT. Apparently, NVIDIA will be allowing manufacturers to make cards for Quad SLI too. Last but not least, GeForce 7900 GT scored almost the same 3DMark06 score as the 7800 GTX; ~4K.
Albatron K8NF4X-AM2 supports the upcoming AMD Socket AM2 Sempron (Manila) processors and is based on the nForce4-4X (CK804) chipset. However, it only supports 800MHz Hyper Transport officially but the BIOS allows tweaking to 5X HTT. There are 4 DIMM slots supporting DDR2-533/667 and even DDR2-800 Dual Channel. The current PCB design allows nForce4 Ultra and
Market Segment Q2 ’05 H2 ’05 Q1 ’06 Q2 ’06 Enthusiast R480 (130nm) X850 XT PE / X850 XT R520 (90nm) X1800 XT / X1800 XL R580 (90nm) X1900 XTX / X1900 XT R580 (90nm) X1900 XL R520 (90nm) X1800 GTO Performance R423 (130nm) X800 XT PE / X800 XT R430 (110nm) X800 XL /
The card itself is a PCI Express video card with a low profile design. It does not come with a DVI connector but instead has a fully functional HDMI connector that is capable of delivering a full HDCP encoded signal. There is a jack for SPDIF pass-through on the card in which all audio channels
Intel’s Xeon (Dempsey) will soon have a replacement for the 603/604 CPU socket: Socket 771. The socket will use a LGA, similar to the Socket 775 LGA sockets on desktop motherboards. AMD’s future Opteron socket, Socket 1207, is also set to use an LGA interface.
Matrox announces Extio™ F1400, the world’s first remote graphics unit. With this solution, the user interface of the computer – the keyboard, mouse, monitors, audio peripherals, and graphics hardware – are separated from the rest of the computer by up to 250 meters (820 feet) of fiber-optic cable. Designed for professional applications, this product supports
OCZ announced the release of the PC2-8000 Gold XTC DDR2 Series designed to run 1GHz+ speeds to deliver optimal memory performance on the latest Intel platforms. The launch of the new OCZ Gold DDR2-1000 solution will allow all users to achieve the greatest range of memory bandwidth, consequently enabling a superior computer gaming experience and
Olympus introduced a pair of highly affordable and user-friendly compact cameras from its FE-series – the Olympus FE-150 and Olympus FE-160 – that are equipped with 5.0 and 6.0 megapixels, respectively. Their respective precision 3x and 2.8x optical zoom lenses allow subjects to be brought in close – with an additional 4x digital zoom boosting
Intel expects its forthcoming Conroe and Merom chips to deliver a performance advantage of at least 20 percent over chips from AMD that are slated to be released at the same time. It has 14 pipeline stages, ability to issue 4 instructions per clock, uses advanced branch prediction technology and has 4MB unified cache. The
We received three interesting watercooling kits from some of the big names in aftermarket PC cooling and we’re going to torture them with an Intel Prescott 670 and an AMD Athlon 64 3200+ for your reading pleasure. Complete with overclocking tests!
Family Model Socket Core TDP Launch Athlon 64 4800+ AM2 Dual 65W Q3’06 4600+ AM2 Dual 65W Q2’06 4400+ 939 Dual 65W Q2’06 4200+ AM2 Dual 65W Q2’06 4000+ AM2 Dual 65W Q2’06 3800+ AM2 Dual 35W Q2’06 3800+ AM2 Dual 65W Q2’06 3500+ AM2 Single 35W Q2’06 Sempron 3500+ AM2 Single 35W Q4’06 3400+
Models 2006 Q1 2007 Q2 2007 H2 2007 Athlon 64 FX Windsor (90nm, Socket AM2, Dual Core, 2 x 1MB L2, DDR2 667, AMD Virtualization Technology) FX-62 (2.8GHz) – 125W TDP FX-64 Brisbane (65nm, Socket AM2 940, Dual Core) Athlon 64 X2 Windsor (90nm, Socket AM2, Dual Core, 2 x 1MB L2, DDR2 667, AMD
We have got to know the specs for the upcoming 90nm G71 series already. There will be two models as we have revealed before; the GeForce 7900 GTX and GeForce 7900 GT. However, the performance differences between the two models seem to be pretty huge and we can expect quite a huge price difference too.
NVIDIA today reported financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006 and the fiscal year ended January 29, 2006. Revenue for the fiscal year ended January 29, 2006 was a record $ 2.38 billion, compared to revenue of $ 2.01 billion for the fiscal year ended January 30, 2005. "Fiscal 2006 was a milestone