As part of its strategy to improve power efficiency, Intel today introduced low voltage versions of its Intel Xeon processors. They include the 64-bit Intel Xeon processor LV 3 GHz with only a 55W processor power envelope and the 64-bit Intel Xeon processor MV 3.20 GHz with a 90W processor power envelope. Intel also introduced
AMD today announced three new models in the Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ processor family, delivering the world’s highest performance for one-way to eight-way x86 servers and workstations. The Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor Model 880 for up to eight-way, 16-core enterprise-class servers and Model 280 for high performance dual-processor workstations and servers are immediately available. Model 180
X-Micro has introduced the Video MP3 400, an innovative new MP3 player with a video display. The pocket-sized device looks like most flash-based MP3 players on the market, except for one outstanding feature: it has a color video screen. The Video MP3 400 comes with standard features such as FM radio, digital voice recorder, and
Corsair and ASUS today announced a joint product launch targeting the AMD® enthusiasts. Under this collaboration, Corsair will release its first “ASUS Ready” XMS-3500LL PRO 2GByte-kit to support the release of the first “Corsair optimized” x16 SLI motherboards engineered by ASUS. Available in a matched pair of two 1GByte modules, the new XMS-3500LL PRO is
After nVIDIA released nForce4 SLI chipset , it caused a huge disturbance in the gaming world by bringing to the table possibilities for dual VGA card gaming systems. EPoX has now launched the worlds first SLI mainboard, EP-8NPA SLI, with 754 Sempron CPU support which satisfies the needs of the mainstream market. The reason that
NVIDIA is going to launch their flagship GPU, GeForce Go 7800 GTX for notebooks within the next few days. We heard that it is essentially a desktop part so all these while, NVIDIA is trying hard to shave watts out of it probably by lowering the core clock and fine-tuning the PowerMizer 6.0 technology. Nevertheless,
AMD has confirmed on the Socket M2 design and will be unveiling the Socket M2 processors in Q2 2006. Single-core Athlon 64/FX “Orleans” and Dual-core Athlon 64 X2 “Windsor” will be based on 90nm processor technology and will support DDR-II 667 memory bus, bi-directional 1GHz HT bus, Presidio Security as well Pacifica Virtualization. The Athlon
The enthusiasts-class X1800 will sport a new Ultra-High-Performance 3D Engine, Quality display and video engine, high-speed memory controller, Xilleon TV encoder, Dual-DVI / Dual-link DVI, HDTV, HDCP board options. R520 is based on lead-free, RoHS board design and is Crossfire ready. There will be two versions available at launch : X1800XT and X1800XL.As for mainstream
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This year, Intel launches its Pentium D and Pentium Extreme Edition series of processors incorporating dual cores within a single CPU. This seems to be a trend this year… dual everything, from dual Video Cards to dual core CPUs, the X2s from AMD and of course Intel’s Dual Cores. Let’s take a look at the
Our forum administrator, booest has posted his latest feeds of updates from Japan’s electronic city, Akibahara. look at the link below. http://www.vrforums.com/showthread.php?t=36516
ATI is throwing a big party at Europe’s most infamous party spot, at Ibiza, Spain and plans to do the briefings and the launch of R520 and the other generation of the cards. ATI invited about 100 press beggars and it plans to book PR spinners and its staff in a four star beach hotel.
Scythe Co Ltd is a rather new company in the Computer Enthusiast Cooling Arena. Established in the 2004, Scythe started dishing out affordable enthusiast grade heatsinks at a rapid pace, with one generation of innovation after another. Today, we will be taking a look at one of their latest multi-socket heatsink, the Scythe Ninja.
Segment H1 2006 H2 2006 Desktop Conroe (65nm, 4MB L2, Dual Core, VT, LT, iAMT2) S1x00….S5x00 Mobile Yonah (65nm, Dual Core, 2MB L2, 667FSB, VT, SSE3) T1x00 – Normal L1x00 – Low Voltage U1x00 – ULV Merom (65nm, Dual Core, 4MB L2, VT, EM64T) T4x00? T6x00? Intel is dumping its current naming scheme for
THG has learned that graphics drivers developed for Vista will be far more stable than their Windows XP-based counterparts, and not crash the operating system anymore. Vista graphics drivers are programmed for a new driver model currently named LDDM (Longhorn Display Driver Model), although the “Longhorn” part is subject to change. The “user mode-based” drivers
This is how the final design of the ASUS Extreme N7800GT-DUAL box and card will look like. Apparently ASUS chose to use a red PCB and a nice cooling solution with a fan in the center to cool down the two GPUs. This card uses 1.6ns GDDR3 memories with a total of 512MB onboard. The
There are some cool drivers and games out this week so make sure you grab them : nForce 4 Version 6.67 nForce4 Driver 8.12 (64-bit) nForce4 Driver 8.12 (32-bit) Forceware 81.26 Beta Catalyst 5.9 Windows XP (classic) Catalyst 5.9 Windows XP CCC Serious Sam II Demo
OC.com.tw has a preview on the Gigabyte GA-8N-SLI-Quad Royal board that supports 4 PCIe x 16 slots with x8 bandwidth each or 2 PCIe x16 slots with x16 bandwidth each. It is based on new SLI X16 chipset comprise of C19 + CK804 supporting the new Intel processors. Imagine a gaming system powered by two
Toshiba took major steps toward creating a comprehensive development environment for applications based on the Cell microprocessor with the announcement of a Cell Chip Set consisting of the new microprocessor and key peripheral chips, and a Cell Reference Set development platform. The chip set and the reference set will support development of digital consumer products
Intel’s chipset shortage has extended from its entry-level PCIe 915 series to the high-end 945G line. Tight supply of the chip giant’s 915 chipset has disrupted OEM shipments of high-end Pentium 4-based motherboards, as well as migration to DDR2. Meanwhile, the makers hinted that an insufficient supply of the 945G chipset, which supports dual-channel DDR2