• NVIDIA SLI Blog Contest – Win Inno3D 8800GTS!

    Yes! Enjoy Top-Notch Gaming, Win an Inno3D 8800GTS by entering the SLI Blog Contest! What you need to do is simple. DO UP AN SLI BLOG PAGE! Find Out More @ Official Contest Website : http://sliblog.vr-zone.com

  • Abit Fatal1ty FP-IN9 SLI 650i Motherboard

    Abit has been pushing their MAX series of motherboards hard and heavily, evident during their recent CEBIT booth where they had Greek Overclocking Legend Hipro5 down to prove that boys only become men with a MAX board, ultra cooling, and some decent skills. Even so, as hard as they...

  • Intel Paints Nehalem Picture

    Intel today revealed some details on their 45nm Nehalem processors but we will tell you more later about Nehalem-based desktop processors that is not discussed during the press briefing. Here’s what we understand from the briefing : 1. Nehalem is on native 45nm Hi-K and is on track for...

  • Intel Revealed More Penryn Details

    Intel revealed today that 45nm Penryn clocked above 3GHz, a higher FSB, new SSE4 and delivers more IPC than the current 65nm Merom. Micro-tweaks that reduce CPU latency on the Penryn includes a faster divider technique called Radix-16 divider that enables 4 bits per cycle compared to 2 bits...

  • Intel Talks About 45nm Penryn & Nehalem

    Intel 45-nm Penryn family of processors would be in production during the second half of 2007. Intel claims to have more than 15 45-nm hi-k product designs in various stages of development. 45-nm is “far from” a simple shrink of a 65-nm device. Intel’s 45-nm high-k process technology offers...

  • Intel & AMD Price War Starting In April

    On April 22, Intel is slated to announce a 40 percent price cut on its current quad-core processors and significant drop on Core 2 Duos. AMD plans to launch its first quad-core processors, developed under the code name Barcelona, in mid-2007. Intel plans price cuts on its Core 2...

  • 55nm NVIDIA GPUs In H2 2007

    NVIDIA is very likely to be the first customer to introduce production on TSMC 55nm half node geometry. Given its long established ties with TSMC, NVIDIA started pilot runs on 55nm in early 2007 and samples should be available for customers in the second half of 2007. NVIDIA should...

  • Marvell TopDog WLAN Supports 802.11n Draft 2.0 Specification

    Marvell today announced that the Company’s TopDog WLAN solutions support the new IEEE 802.11n  Draft 2.0 specification as approved during the latest round of balloting by the IEEE 802.11 Working Group.  This ratification is proof of the increasing maturity of 802.11n technology and its growing momentum toward international standardization....

  • Water-Cooled R600 Close-Up & Performance Scaling

    We have shown you a pic of the water-cooled R600 earlier and here are some close-up shots for you guys to enjoy. We learned that R600 can be overclocked to 850MHz easily on its default cooler and with this special water-cooled edition, we can expect even higher clocks. Interestingly,...

  • GeForce 8800 Ultra To Counter R600 In May

    During the NVIDIA’s Ngagement meeting today, they have briefed their partners on the upcoming GeForce 8800 Ultra cards to coincide with ATi R600 in May. NVIDIA is pretty confident that GeForce 8800 Ultra can beat Radeon X2900 XTX. We have revealed before that R600 is just performing pretty close...

  • G84 & G86 Firmed For April Launch

    GeForce 8600 GTS, 8600 GT and 8500 GT are all firmed for April 17th launch and card makers have already received revision A2 GPUs from NVIDIA for mass production. We can expect cards to reach distributors and retailers in 2 weeks time ready for mass availability in the market....

  • TSMC To Offer 55nm Process In May

    TSMC will start running its 55-nm process technology on a prototype basis in May, initially planning to offer it on a bi-monthly basis. The process is a 90 percent linear-shrink from its 65-nm to deliver “significant die cost savings from 65-nm, while offering the same speed and 10 to...

  • micronDR sets up Southeast Asia’s first Class 10 certified

    micronDR (S) Pte Ltd (www.microndr.com.sg), the data recovery specialist, today announces the setting up of Southeast Asia’s first Class 10 certified clean room for data recovery in Singapore. The clean room, located at micronDR’s premises in Senoko, will enable the opening up of hard drive without the risk of...

  • NVIDIA expands Designed by NVIDIA product portfolio

    Designed by NVIDIA” motherboards are designed by NVIDIA engineers to deliver optimal performance for NVIDIA nForce media and communication processors (MCPs) and GeForce graphics processing units (GPUs). All hardware, software, drivers, and BIOSes are designed by NVIDIA. This complete kit is brought to market worldwide under partner brands including...

  • ASUS Xonar D2/X Sound Card Details

    We first broke the news about ASUS making sound cards over at CeBIT and DigiTimes followed up with an article yesterday stating Xonar D2X is using CMedia sound chips instead of ADI we initially heard. If that the case, Xonar D2/X is most probably based off C-Media Oxygen HD...

  • AMD SIMFIRE Interoperable Tools For DASH

    Working to free the industry from the constraints of proprietary architectures and making it easier than ever for customers to manage today’s increasingly diverse IT environments, AMD today announced new interoperability testing tools, codenamed “SIMFIRE,” to help speed the adoption of the recently announced Desktop and mobile Architecture for...

  • AMD says Intel Fab in China is good

    According to Chinabyte, AMD made an interesting remark on Intel plans to set up a fab in China. AMD spokesman commented that Intel to build a fab in China is a good thing as it will propel China IT industry development and beneficial to the consumers. It will also...

  • Qimonda Prepares GDDR5 Memory Chips

    For R700, G90 & Larrabee Qimonda plans to skip the GDDR4 graphics memory technology generation in favor of GDDR5. With the move, the company seeks to address the high end of the market. In 2011 the mainstream memory technology in this segment will be GDDR5 – not GDDR4. Most...

  • Intel To Build 300mm Fab In China

    Intel announced plans to build a 300-mm wafer fab in the coastal Northeast China city of Dalian in Liaoning Province. The $ 2.5 billion investment for the factory designated Fab 68 will become Intel’s first wafer fab in Asia and adds significant investment to Intel’s existing operations in China....

  • ASUS To Ship 500K Xonar D2X Sound Cards

    ASUS plans to ship 500,000 Xonar D2X audio cards which adopt C-Media’s solutions in 2007 after seeing satisfactory sales following the card’s introduction at CeBIT 2007. The audio card, which will primarily target the gaming market, features 3D sound processing and supports Dolby Digital Live, DTS and 5.1 surround...