Finally, the ex-ATi RD600 chipset for the Intel platform is available for users after being seen on it’s reference motherboard 6 months ago, showing itself at technology Conferences etc, but never making it to the retail shelves. This, now coined as AMD 580x chipset after the AMD/ATi acquisition, manifests itself for the first time on
Packed inside the XPC 1337 Series SDXi system is a quad-core Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 quad-core processor. This processor features four-cores, twice the amount of processing power than dual-core equipped P2 3700 systems. In addition to having four processor cores to work with, XPC 1337 systems also feature 2GB of Crucial Ballistix high performance
SPARKLE has once again raised the bar for GeForce 7600 GT performance with the release of the Calibre P768 Graphic Card —the world’s fastest GeForce 7600 GT on the market. Gamers now can experience the power of 80nm process from TSMC and SPARKLE. Helped with the new 80nm process, Calibre P768 Graphic Card features higher
Do you recall the feeling of lost and overwhelm the first time you went into a BIOS menu at the start of your DIY years? This board does it to me… Now don’t laugh, I dare you to refute me after looking through the following…
We take a close look at ASUS’ DRW-1612BL LightScribe drive in this review. How does it perform, and is LightScribe worth the extra cost and time?
AMD plans to discard the PR scheme starting from the next-generation Stars processor like Agena and Kuma. AMD will release its top dual-core processor, Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3GHz/1MB L2x2), in Q1 2007. Previously named Athlon 64 FX-64, Athlon 64 X2 6000+ is fabricated in 90nm process and has 89W and 125W TDP edition. The
Creative today announced the Creative Wireless Headphones SE2300. For added convenience, the Creative Wireless Headphones SE2300 features a cool lightweight design, user-friendly controls and advanced Bluetooth technology. The trendy Creative Wireless Headphones SE2300 is great for MP3 music on the go, as it is designed for maximum flexibility and portability. With a lightweight clip-on design,
CPU Clock FSB Cache Q1 Price Q2 Price Q6600 2.4GHz 1066MHz 2 x 4MB $ 851 $ 530 E6700 2.66GHz 1066MHz 4MB $ 530 $ 316 E6600 2.4GHz 1066MHz 4MB $ 316 $ 224 E6420 2.13GHz 1066MHz 4MB - $ 183 E6400 2.13GHz 1066MHz 2MB $ 224 $ 183 E6320 1.83GHz 1066MHz 4MB - $
Texas Instruments today introduced several new battery management integrated circuits (ICs), including its next-generation Impedance Track(TM) “gas gauge” chipset, to improve battery performance and protect multi-cell, lithium-based battery packs used in notebooks and other systems.
Hynix introduced a family of components and high capacity modules based on its 60nm-made 1Gbit DDR2 DRAM chips. This new memory is suitable for high density DRAM components and high performance products such as graphic and mobile DRAMs. It will commence volume production in the first half of 2007. The 1GB and 2GB UDIMMs run
Based on the 45nm Nehalem architecture, Intel aims to bring Bloomfield clock speed above 4GHz in 2008. It is a speed that Intel never get to hit with their previous generation of processors where the highest clock speed reach is 3.8GHz with their Pentium 4 570 & 670. Bloomfield will contain 8MB of shared L2
The boxed Intel® Pentium® 4 processors 631, 641 and 651 will undergo the following changes for the C-1 to D-0 processor stepping conversion: • CPUID will change from F64 to F65. • New S-specs for converting products. • Converting products will change from the 2005 Mainstream FMB (95W) to the 2006 FMB (65W) • TDP
Intel® is initiating a B-2 to L-2 stepping conversion for Intel® Core™2 Duo processors E6300 & E6400 (Conroe) and Dual-Core Intel® Xeon® processors 3040 & 3050 (UP Xeon processors based on Conroe) where they will undergo the following changes: • New S-Spec and MM numbers for the converting products • CPUID will change from 6F6
Kingston Technology Company today announced the immediate availability of 1.150 GHz and 1.200 GHz DDR2 HyperX memory modules. To the delight of gaming and computing enthusiasts worldwide, Kingston is first to bring 100% production tested PC9600 HyperX memory to market and is concurrently bringing new high frequency PC9200 modules to market. “Achieving the highest performance
Galaxy has made their first step into the motherboard business by unveiling their first motherboard based on nForce 680i chipset. It is based on NVIDIA reference design though for a start.
Bearlake G officially known as G33 will be using back the current graphics core of the G965 which is the GMA X3000. We can expect G33 to be pretty similar to G965 on the GMCH side except for the support for DDR3 memories. On the ICH side, G33 will be paired up with the upcoming
NVIDIA has previously mentioned its new products for Intel IGP market. MCP73 is scheduled to release in Q2 2007 while MCP79 is the probably the next in line. Based on GeForce 7300, MCP73 support for Direct X 9.0c and Shader Model 3.0, with build-in HDMI and HDCP, and provide 720p H.264 decoding capability by PureVideo
NVIDIA today announced that the Adobe® Acrobat® 8 product family and Adobe Reader® 8 now offer a new page display rendering mode, which uses the graphics processing unit (GPU) to accelerate the drawing and display of pages in PDF format. Building upon the recent performance improvements of Adobe Acrobat 8 and Adobe Reader 8, Adobe
Fujitsu promises a 250 GB and a 300 GB notebook hard drive for the first quarter of 2007. The new 2.5″ flagship drive will offer about three times the capacity of what you get in you mainstream notebook today, almost twice of the space of Seagate’s high-end 160 GB drive and 50% more than the
SanDisk and Sony announced the development of the “Memory Stick PRO-HG” format expanded from the “Memory Stick PRO” format. This new media format uses an enhanced, 8-bit parallel interface in addition to a conventional serial and 4-bit parallel interface. The interface clock frequency also increases to 60MHz from 40MHz. This means that maximum data transfer