Toshiba today announced the launch of nine new 2.5-inch HDD that employ the company’s latest advances in HDD technology. The new drives include the MK3252GSX, which achieves an industry-leading*1 capacity of 320GB, and the MK2049GSY, which improves performance with a 7,200rpm rotational speed. Toshiba will mass produce the drives in turn, starting from November.
2007 marks the 2nd year in running for World GameMaster Tournament (WGT) – one of the world’s largest gaming tournament which aims to nurture budding gamers and at the same time, provide the professional gamers with a platform to pit their skill amongst one another. The World Gamemaster Tournament will kick off at GCA from
Shuttle today announced the launch of its first AMD platform XPC Glamor series – the Shuttle XPC Glamor SN68PTG5 and the more powerful Shuttle XPC Glamor SN68PTG6 Deluxe. The Shuttle AMD platform XPC Glamor series SN68PTG5 and SN68PTG6 Deluxe supports the current AM2 and also future coming AM2 Multi-core processors. It is designed based on
AMD today announced enhancements to AMD Validated Solutions (AVS) including single-socket server motherboards with new platform providers, as well as advanced motherboard exchange. AMD also today introduced the AMD Athlon(TM) 64 X2 dual-core processor 6400+ Black Edition, the first enthusiast dual-core X2 processor targeted to the consumer channel, taking performance to the next level for
EETimes reported that IBM and TDK have announced a joint R&D program to bring MRAM memory technology to market. The companies plan to leverage the spin momentum transfer effect in order to shrink memory cells thereby increasing capacity at low cost while maintaining low power, endurance and non-volatility advantages. These properties could make MRAM a
Model : WinFast® PX8400 GS TDH Silent GPU : NVIDIA® GeForce® 8400 GS Core/Mem : 459/800 MHz Shader Clock : 900 MHz Memory : 256MB DDR2
DigiTimes reported that ASUS will begin shipping its ultra low-cost notebook, the Eee PC, simultaneously to clients in the US, Europe, China as well as Taiwan, in mid-September, with the first-round shipments targeting 20,000 units. ASUS has also landed orders for its Eee PCs from a number of education organizations, insurance companies and emerging markets.
Fuji Xerox Printers will be showcasing its entire range of award winning monochrome and colour laser printers and multi-function laser printers at COMEX 2007. Visitors of COMEX 2007 can also look forward to view and purchase the newly launched DocuPrint C3290FS, the world’s first colour laser multi-function printer that prints at 20ppm in colour and
DigiTimes reported that Intel has increased the number of 45nm-based CPUs it plans to launch for desktop PCs to nine. Wolfdale processors will have core frequencies of 3.16GHz, 3.0GHz, 2.83GHz and 2.66GHz and Yorkfield processors will have core frequencies of 2.83GHz/12MB, 2.66GHz/12MB and 2.5GHz/6MB with the remainder as yet unknown. Intel will introduce the ability
BIOSTAR Microtech Int’l Corp. announces that a well-known overclocker CornerJack broke the 3Dmark 06 world record for GeForce 8600GTS using Biostar Sigma-Gate VR8603TS21 with V-RANGER. CornerJack, who is based in France, was able to overclock to respectable core 1023MHz and 2320 MHz memory clocks. V-RANGER is the world top 1 solution for VGA cards. The
SPARKLE today announced SPARKLE GeForce 8500 GT PCI and GeForce 7300 GT PCI Graphic Cards. SPARKLE GeForce 8500 GT PCI and GeForce 7300 GT PCI Graphic Cards bring affordable upgrade solutions to special PCI platform and industrial applications with lower prices. "By introducing SPARKLE GeForce 8500 GT PCI and GeForce 7300 GT PCI Graphic Cards,
Corsair today launched the "Flash Padlock" family of affordable USB 2.0 drives, the safest way to secure your data while on the go. Priced starting at only $ 29.99 USD MSRP, the Flash Padlock line of affordable USB 2.0 flash drives address the need for secure data storage through hardware technology, rather than software. Flash
This case is entirely constructed out of high quality 3mm thick aluminium 6063 T5 alloy, weighing in at over 10kg. The panels are alloy welded together creating a much stronger structure to withstand over 100kg compared to the cheaper rivetting method, where not only becomes a weaker point, but allows the entire structure to bend.
micronDR, the data recovery specialist, today announces the appointment of leading IT distributor Powermatic Distribution Pte Ltd as a business partner. Under the agreement, Powermatic Distribution will serve as a collection centre for data recovery requests while micronDR will provide the data recovery services. This partnership will significantly reduce the cost of data recovery to
AMD has removed support of RAID 5 mode from SB700 Southbridge which is to be paired up with the upcoming RD790 chipset series. Therefore, the SB700 supports only RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10 modes. AMD has another successor, the SB750 that will be supporting RAID 5 mode. However, SB700 and SB750 are the
Athlon 64 X2 6400+ "Black Edition" clocked at 3.2GHz has made its first appearance in Japan according to Impress. Expect it to hit retail by 20th August with pricing is between US$ 220-248.
Intel launched two quad-core Intel Xeon processors; X5365 and L5335. X5365 is the industry’s first 3.0 GHz quad-core processor with 1333FSB at 120W TDP while L5335 clocks at 2.0 GHz with 1333FSB at 50W TDP. X5365 is selling for $ 1172 while L5335 is selling for $ 380. Using the SPECint_rate_base2006* benchmark, a Fujitsu-Siemens PRIMERGY
This release of Catalyst 7.8 introduces an enhanced version of ATI Overdrive for the ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 Series and ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series. Users can now Over-clock both GPU engine and graphics memory clock speeds in single and Crossfire mode. There is also a new stress test application. However, in CrossFire configuration, the
Nvidia MCP 73 chipset supporting Intel platforms will launch on September 25 this year. Five versions of the MCP 73 will be introduced, four including an IGP; GeForce 7150 nForce 630i, GeForce 7050 nForce 630i, GeForce 7050 nForce 620i and GeForce 7050 nForce 610i, and a single non-IGP chipset the nForce 630i. The chipsets series
INQ reports that AMD is planning more price cuts ahead according to its channel partners. AMD will cut the price of some of AM2 Athlon 64 X2s on August 13th. Athlon 64 X2 4000+, the 4200+ and the X2 4400+ will all have their prices cut. Earlier on Aug 6th, AMD has released dual-core Opteron