Today, we will be looking at one of their latest entry level server board; ASUS P5MT based on Mukilteo chipset supporting the Intel Dual Core processors suitable for rackmount and pedestal systems. It can double up as a workstation or high-end desktop board for enthusiasts and gamers as well with a presence of a PCIe
Intel’s average manufacturing cost per die will remain constant at approximately $ 40 during the period 2003 to 2005, despite increasing die sizes and rising cost of fabs, mask sets, according to In-Stat. Intel currently has three 90-nm capable fabs, and will have four 65-nm fabs, including one retro fit and one 90-nm conversion, ramping
Chaintech announced it has no plans to abandon the motherboard market. The comments are in response to published news stories, which incorrectly reported that the company would phase out its motherboard business. In addition, Chaintech announced that Walton Advanced Engineering, Inc. has acquired a 25-percent stake in Chaintech and the company will be renamed Walton
Desktop Intel® Celeron® processors in FC-LGA4 (socket-LGA775) package on 90 nm process will undergo the following changes to the G-1 core processor stepping: • The CPU ID will change from 0XF41 to 0XF49 (Updated Bios required) • No impact anticipated to existing platforms 845, 865 and 852 & 9xx family • New S-Specs for affected
ASUS has previously came out with their 6800Ultra-DUAL and 6800GT-DUAL cards but sadly they never really make it into the market. Nevertheless, ASUS has again kicked off development on the 7800GTX-DUAL card this time round as evident from the PCB layout above though no components are being soldered on yet. It will be interesting to
We were fortunate enough to be able to lay our hands on the new Portable Media Player, Creative Zen Vision made by world reknown sound card manufacturer Creative Technology. Catacombs shares his “Zen” experience with us!
For the month of September, VR-Zone, together with SMC and DAT, is throwing an exclusive special promotion on many of SMC’s latest networking products. Check out the great bargains here!
Model ATI Radeon X850 XT PE ATI Radeon X1800 XL GPU R480 R520 Process Technology 130nm 90nm GPU Speed 540MHz 500MHz Memory 256MB 256MB Memory Speed 1180MHz 1000MHz Pixel Pipelines 16 16 We got hold of some performance figures of the Radeon X1800 XL and using the beta Catalyst 8.172 drivers, it outperforms the Radeon
Radeon X1600 (RV530) Series ▪ X1600 XT Crossfire Edition : 12 pipelines, 600MHz+ core ▪ X1600 XT : 12 pipelines, 600MHz+ core ▪ X1600 Pro : 12 pipelines, 500MHz+ core Radeon X1300 (RV515) Series ▪ X1300 Pro ▪ X1300 ▪ X1300 HyperMemory
ATI is likely to follow suit to ship product generation in volume on the day of announcement like NVIDIA. According to THG, there will be plenty of entry-level and mainstream R5xx cards available in stores at launch. The flagship will follow within a few weeks. Most versions of the upcoming R520 chips are likely to
Chaintech today announced it is shipping the Zenith VE V945P, a mainstream Intel-based motherboard with many advanced features for homes, gaming/entertainment systems and business. The new ATX form factor board is based on the Intel 945P chipset with the Intel ICH7 Southbridge, and supports Intel’s new Pentium D dual core Socket 775 processors as well
Albatron has recently announced a powerful PX19-SLI Intel based mainboard featuring dual VGA card SLI technology and supports for the newest Intel Dual Core processors. The PX19-SLI sets itself apart with its pedal-less design. A pedal circuit board is required on most SLI boards and needs to be taken out and reinserted when using dual
ATi plans to launch X800 GTO equipped with 12 pipelines and clocked at 400MHz on Sept 16 to fight against GeForce 6800XT. There are two versions of the card; 128MB DDR1 running at 350Mhz and 256MB GDDR3 running at 490Mhz. The cores used on the X800 GTO are either R420 for the AGP or R423/480
Processors Series Frequency Bus L2 Cache Price (Jan ’06) Yonah DC X50 2.16 667 2MB $ 639 Yonah DC X40 2.0 667 2MB $ 422 Yonah DC X30 1.83 667 2MB $ 295 Yonah DC X20 1.66 667 2MB $ 241 Yonah SC 756 1.66 667 2MB $ 209 Yonah LV DC X48 1.66 667
Intel® Xeon™ Processor will undergo the following changes for the E-0 to G-1 core processor stepping change: ● CPUID will change from 0F41h to 0F49h ● E-0 is pin compatible with G-1 ● New S-Specs for converting products ● The G-1 stepping will also be the conversion to a Pb Free SLI / RoHS compliant
SPARKLE has launched GeForce 6500 with peerless performance and dazzling graphics. It is specifically designed to satisfy gamers who are looking for an entry-level graphics card with top notch performance. SPARKLE GeForce 6500 supports Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 and Shader Model 3.0 and provides realistic graphics, flexible applications and excellent stability for uncompromising graphics and spectacular performance.
Getting commercial “off-the-shelf ” phase-change coolers for the graphics cards is not easy. Without phase-change building skills, one way would be to convert existing CPU phase-change coolers. Our forum member Fatboy shares with us how he converted his Asetek Vapochill LS into a 7800GTX Cooler.
VR-Zone brings you an indepth review of the Silverstone SG-01, the SFF-like Cube case that accepts a micro atx mainboard.
The 20 pipe-lined 7800GT is the latest addition to the nVidia 7 series of GPUs. There is a lot more potential in these GPUs once enough cooling and voltage is applied to them. VR-Zone shows you how to voltage mod the 7800GTs.
During the recent World Cyber Games Singapore Finals, VR-Zone got a close encounter with these rare AMD processors. Being marked as AMD Athlon 64 3400+, these CPUs are actually based on the 939 pin socket. While the 754 pin brother is commonly available at various retailers, this CPU is pretty unheard of. With “LBBLE” markings,