• Water-Cooled X2900 XTX Card Pictured

    We seen enough of retail X2900 XTX card photos over the past few days and this time round we will bring you the water-cooled version of the R600 card to enjoy over the weekend. This cooling solution is probably provided by Aavid Thermalloy and coincidentally Aavid is touting their...

  • ASUS TS-8 Slim Chassis Series

    ASUS has introduced the new TS-8 slim chassis series to accommodate users who want a stable and flexible chassis solution. With its compact dimensions and the ability to dissipate heat efficiently, the TS-8 is a perfect mini PC addition to smaller homes and offices. Venting holes located on the...

  • Gigabyte & ASUS Joint Venture Called Off

    GIGABYTE and ASUS together announced they have called off the joint venture plan while the subsidiary, Gigabyte United, remains. A resolution of the board of directors was passed on the Mar 22 to call off the plan of forming joint venture. It’s explained the confusion of clients and suppliers,...

  • NVIDIA Upcoming Mobile G80 GPUs

    NVIDIA will be launching GeForce Go 8800 GS in May and GeForce Go 8800 GTX in July and will compete against ATi’s mobile DX10 M76XT GPU. GeForce Go GS is pretty interesting as we don’t see it on the desktop SKUs yet. Looking at the Device IDs for the...

  • IBM Unveils Super Conductive Thermal Paste

    IBM researchers unveiled details of a new technique to significantly increase capabilities to cool computer chips. The technique, developed by a team of scientists at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory in cooperation with Momentive Performance Materials, formerly GE Advanced Materials, overcomes a barrier in chip cooling by improving the...

  • Morphable CPU Beats Intel Quad-Core Xeon by 10X

    Saw an interesting article over at INQ regarding a CPU architecture can be morphed into different forms to suit the different demands of the applications. Dubbed MONARCH (Morphable Networked Micro-Architecture) and developed to address the large data volume of sensor systems as well as their signal and data processing...

  • CeBIT 2008 May Lose ASUS & Gigabyte

    According to DigiTimes, CeBIT 2008 may lose ASUS and Gigabyte. With the number of companies participating at the CeBIT IT trade show declining every year and visitors becoming more localized, ASUS and Gigabyte both stated they are considering whether or not to attend CeBIT in 2008. The cost to...

  • CeBIT : Forsa Becomes Slightly Adventurous

    Forsa is a Hong Kong based company like Inno3D and they sell only NVIDIA based cards. Their focus is more on delivering cost effective reference based cards to cost sensitive markets and consumers. However recently, Forsa starts to try something different and come out with reference cards pairing up...

  • CeBIT : SanDisk Touts SSD Advantage

    Sandisk has displayed two 32GB SSD products; one is 2.5" SATA and the other is 1.8" UATA. According to Sandisk, there are numerous advantages over traditional hard drives like lower power, less heat emission, higher performance and longer lasting. On a Dell Latitude D420 testing platform running Windows Vista...

  • CeBIT : ZOTAC Reveals Its NVIDIA Power

    We got the first card from ZOTAC for review, a company formed just a couple of months ago to handle NVIDIA only. However, their parent company, PC Partner is not new in the industry scene and their sister company that handles ATi only is none other than Sapphire. ZOTAC...

  • CeBIT: Integrated Watercooling System by 3R Systems

    3R, a Korean enthusiast product company is displaying an integrated watercooling system at their booth at CeBIT. featuring an integrated pump, radiator and reservoir into an external box, it’s sure gonna look good if you have a case that matches it…

  • CeBIT: Overclocked RAMs + Thermalright =???

    Team group has some impressive enthusiast RAMs on display at CeBIT. Partnering with Thermalright, they have came up with this.

  • CeBIT : Art Labedev’s booth, Close up on Optimus Mini

    We had a chance to pop by Art Labedev’s booth at CeBIT, and took a close look at the Optimus Mini. The design of the booth, with the artist impression of the Optimus Prime as the backdrop. As you guys already know, the Optimus Prime is already on pre...

  • Intel CEO’s Views On AMD Quad-Core Barcelona

    CRN has an interview with Intel CEO Paul Otellini during Intel Solutions Summit in San Diego. It gets pretty interesting when they asked about how he feels about AMD quad-core Barcelona delivering at least 40% improvement over Intel quad-core offerings. Otellini answered that Intel hasn’t seen them yet so...

  • Sunon To Build Coolers For UMPC

    Since UMPCs are smaller and lighter than regular notebook PCs, the demands on the cooling system is higher than notebooks with most UMPCs currently using a variety of miniature fans/coolers. Sunonwealth is currently discussing deals with UMPC makers to provide cooling solutions and hopes to ship products by the...

  • Intel 45nm UMPC CPU Slated For H2 2007

    Intel has a new UltraMobile PC processor under development and expects the first devices based on it to appear later this year. The UMPC chip is one of the first six processors to be manufactured as part of Intel’s 45nm process. Intel now has five 45-nm processors running on...

  • ATi Future DX10 Mobile GPUs

    CJ over at Beyond3D forums gave us an update on the future DX10 mobile chips from ATi, in-line of what we have heard from our source; 55nm and DX10.1. According to him, M76XT is high-end 65nm CrossFire capable DX10 chip with UVD will be replaced by M88 in the...

  • Intel CSI-based Boards; CoalCreek & Springville

    The Register has an interesting piece of article on the Intel’s future direction and plans on 80-cores or more chip and the upcoming CSI platforms. For the 80-core Polaris research chip, Intel’s researchers have been hammering away on the concept of 3-D memory where the cache rests above the...

  • LG awarded highest recognition at red dot Design Awards 2007

    LG Electronics (LG), a leader in consumer electronics and mobile communications, was again lauded this year by the red dot Design Awards committee at this year’s red dot Design Awards 2007, as it took home over two dozen awards, including the event’s highest recognition.

  • CeBIT : Retail R600XTX Pictured & Benchmarked

    We saw some R600 cards at CeBIT but any form of photography is restricted as AMD is keeping a close watch making sure nothing is leaked outside. Nevertheless, we still managed to get some shots on the retail R600XTX (Radeon X2900 XTX) card. Next, we got hold of some...