• New NAND Flash Could Store 1250 DVD Films

    A team of Korean scientists has developed the world’s first 8nm non-volatile flash memory unit cell that could one day be built into a semiconductor chip. The creation of the new flash memory was possible by the merging of nanowires with silicon-oxide-nitride-oxide-silicon technology. A fully developed tera-level NAND flash...

  • SanDisk 32GB Flash Drive Available For Notebooks

    SanDisk broadened its solid state drive (SSD) product line for the portable computer market with the introduction of a 32GB, 2.5-inch SATA interface model, compatible with most mainstream notebook designs. Coming just two months after SanDisk introduced a 1.8-inch SSD for ultraportable notebooks, the 2.5-inch SSD is now available...

  • NVIDIA Plans G100 Against AMD R700?

    MyDrivers and Fudzilla are reporting that NVIDIA is preparing for G90 and even G100 and we could probably see them within a year. According to the article, G90 is an improvement on the current G80 architecture and there won’t be any major changes. G100 will be a total new...

  • NVIDIA Getting Ready For Shader Model 5.0 GPU

    According to X-bit, NVIDIA new SDK 10 which was released just last week includes CG profiles as Fragment50, Vertex50, Geometry50 which means it supports architecture micro-code profiles for Pixel Shaders 5.0, Vertex Shaders 5.0 and Geometry Shaders 5.0. The inclusion of the architecture micro-code inside a compiler indicates that...

  • VIA Best Nano-ITX Board To Date : EPIA NX Series

    VIA today introduced the 12cmx12cm VIA EPIA NX-series mainboard, the highest performance, most power efficient and feature-rich Nano-ITX platform ever. Available with the 1.5GHz VIA C7 processor, or the 1.2GHz VIA Eden processor for the fastest fanless configuration, the VIA EPIA NX offers a host of advanced multimedia features...

  • ASUS P5NT WS SLI Workstation Board

    ASUS P5NT WS is built on the NVIDIAC55+MCP55PXE chipset structure which supports a LGA775 Socket for running Intel Dual-core™/Quad-core™ CPUs and two NVIDIA SLI graphic cards with Dual x16 speeds on the same platform. This allows the user to enjoy the best CPU and graphics for the system build....

  • OCZ Adds 1.01KW PSU To GameXStream Series

    OCZ announced the addition of an 1010W power supply to the GameXStream family. Building on the acclaimed performance and features of the OCZ NVIDIA SLI™-Ready GameXStream series, the new 1010W configuration offers a more powerful solution for today’s advanced PC systems in the same compact form factor that is...

  • NVIDIA Releases Gelato 2.1 w/ Better Support & Performance

    NVIDIA today announced the release of NVIDIA® Gelato® 2.1 high- quality, GPU-accelerated rendering software, which now includes support for Joe Alter’s Shave and a Haircut software for computer-generated hair and fur effects. Other enhancements in this newest release of Gelato include support for Autodesk® Maya® 8.5 and 3ds Max®...

  • 65nm Cell Broadband Engine In Production

    IBM has begun producing a new, 65nm version of the Cell Broadband Engine at IBM’s state-of-the-art East Fishkill, New York microchip production facility. In addition to serving as the digital heartbeat of Sony Computer Entertainment’s PLAYSTATION 3, the chip also appears in IBM’s BladeCenter servers.

  • GeForce 8500 GT Outperforms 7600 GS

    We have revealed in our earlier article that we will start seeing GeForce 8600 GTS, 8600 GT and 8500 GT cards on April 17th and it seems that NVIDIA has plans for two more lower end models; 8400 GS and 8300 GS slated for late April or early May....

  • Intel Unveils 50W Quad Core Xeon CPUs

    Further expanding its quad-core processor family line-up, Intel Corporation today announced two energy-efficient 50-watt server processors that represent a 35- to nearly 60-percent decrease in power from Intel’s existing 80- and 120-watt quad-core server products. As companies increasingly focus on reducing electricity bills and cooling costs associated with their...

  • Seagate Ruggedized Notebook Hard Drive

    Seagate today announced the worldwide distribution channel availability of the world’s first 7200-RPM notebook PC hard drive to combine capacity-boosting perpendicular recording technology with free-fall protection for beefed-up laptop durability. Momentus 7200.2 delivers up to 160GB of capacity using perpendicular recording technology and combines a fast Serial ATA 3.0...

  • AMD Adds 4 New Platforms On AMD 690G Chipset

    AMD today announced the expansion of AMD Validated Solutions (AVS) to include four new platforms based on the new AMD 690G chipset. This expansion brings the total number of platforms available through AVS to eight. The new motherboards are based on the AMD 690G chipset with ATI Radeon X1250...

  • Intel To Lower Quad Core To Dual Core Pricing In Q3

    Intel is going to shave off around 70% off their Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.4GHz, 1066FSB) price in Q3, pushing Quad Core into the mainstream by second half of this year. The current price for Q6600 stood at $ 851 and Intel is going to lower it to $...

  • ATi RV610 Series & Performance

    We have told you before that RV610 is on 65nm process and has 64-bit memory interface. RV610 will have at least 2 SKUs; RV610PRO and RV610LE. We heard there could be RV610XT and RV610HM at a later stage. The launch is slated for May together with other R6xx series....

  • A1 Revising your Motherboards for Kentsfield

    About two weeks ago, EVGA announced that their NVIDIA 680i SLI Motherboards have gone into the Revision A1 state, an updated revision with improved overclocking for the Quad Core Kentsfield Users. I was lucky enough to receive a A1 revision and checked out what is it that is actually...

  • Kingston Technology Releases High Capacity, Low-Latency

    Kingston Technology Company today announced its 800MHz DDR2 low-latency HyperX memory is now available in 4GB capacity kits and 2GB modules. The ability to reach higher speeds while using less power makes the memory a perfect choice for overclockers and PC enthusiasts. Available in 1-, 2- and 4GB memory...

  • Look at Upcoming AMD RS690 Motherboards

    AMD’s latest chipset, the AMD 690G, offers arguably the strongest Integrated Graphics platform to date. The 690G consists of a RS690 Northbridge and the old SB600 Southbridge, with the main emphasis of the chipset being based on the home-theatric abilities. A whole list of motherboards based on this chipset...

  • Biostar TA690G AMD 690G Motherboard Review

    AMD hasn’t been rolling out any desktop chipsets ever since their 750/760MP/MPX chipsets, and it’s about fine time that they made an attempt at the chipset market again. VR-Zone brings you an in-depth article of AMD’s latest chipset, the AMD 690G in Biostar’s context, the Biostar TA690G. THe 690G...

  • NVIDIA Unveils World’s Most Advanced Game Development Platform

    The game development industry is currently in the middle of one of the biggest transitions in its history with the introduction of Microsoft DirectX 10. To help the development community transition quickly to DirectX 10, NVIDIA today introduced a definitive new platform for advanced game development. The core of...