• 1TB Seagate Drive By June

    Seagate is planning to begin shipping a hard-disk drive with a 1T-byte storage capacity sometime during the first half of 2007. It is expected to ship to major customers like system and PC vendors during that time-frame. Seagate’s current 750G-byte drive and the planned 1T-byte drive are based on...

  • 65nm Cell CPU Hits 6GHz

    Sony, Toshiba and IBM will present first details about a 65 nm Cell processor design, which, apparently, already runs at 6 GHz and 1.3 volts. The updated Cell will use two power supplies to increase SRAM stability as well as performance, but actual logic power consumption will decrease. The...

  • Intel Ups 80-core CPU To 4 GHz

    Intel apparently has an update to its 80-core processor that was first presented at the 2006 Fall IDF conference. The processor, which was clocked at 3.1 GHz at IDF, has reached 4 GHz, while retaining the original 20 MB of SRAM. Performance climbs from a claimed 1 TFlops at...

  • Eagle 7950GT w Zalman Cooler Review

    We’ve all seen a tonne of NVIDIA 7950GT Graphics Cards reviewed the past few months. Almost all of those follow NVIDIA’s reference design. How about getting a little more adventurous with us? We explore a non-reference 7950GT graphics card, the Eagle 7950GT – with a special zalman cooler attached.

  • SanDisk Unveils 32GB Solid State Drive

    SanDisk introduced a 32-gigabyte (GB)(a), 1.8-inch solid state drive (SSD) as a drop-in replacement for the standard mechanical hard disk drive. Initially aimed at enterprise users as the first step toward mass consumer adoption, SanDisk SSD offers field-proven durability to keep mobile PCs working in the toughest of conditions...

  • Samsung Developed Double-Sided LCD

    Samsung has created the first LCD panel that can produce independent images on each side of a mobile LCD display. Samsung’s new double-sided LCD can show two entirely different pictures or sets of visual data simultaneously on the front and back of the same screen. Other conventional double-sided LCDs...

  • Hybrid Storage Alliance Formed

    In a move to give the growing number of notebook PC users faster, more durable systems that run longer on a battery charge, Hitachi, Samsung, Seagate Technology and Toshiba have formed the Hybrid Storage Alliance. The goals of the industry group are two-fold: illustrate how flash memory/hard drive hybrid...

  • EVGA Announces new faster e-GeForce 8800′s with ACS³ Cooling

    EVGA today announced the release of their e-GeForce 8800 GTX KO with ACS³ and 8800 GTS KO with ACS³ NVIDIA technology-based graphics card. The new 8800GTX KO ACS3, in addition to EVGA’s patented ACS3 cooling, is spec’d at an amazing 626MHz core clock with 2.0GHz memory. The 8800GTS is...

  • Qimonda To Make 75nm XDR Memories

    Rambus announced that Qimonda AG, a leading global producer of DRAM memory products, recently signed a technology license agreement for the Rambus XDR™ memory interface solution. The Rambus XDR solution will be implemented in Qimonda’s 75nm process technology for integration into high-volume applications, including game consoles, digital televisions, set-top...

  • Samsung Samples 16Gb Flash Memory

    Samsung is now sampling its 16-gigabit (Gb) NAND flash memory with customers – the first NAND flash using 50nm process technology. Early market introduction of 16Gb and higher density NAND flash memories is expected to accelerate the adoption of non-volatile memory applications such as flash-based solid state disks. Samsung...

  • R600 Suffers Late Re-spin; March Launch Targeted

    The last revision of the prototype chip – upon which a certain “pre-review” is based – also suffers from problems which are serious enough to get another re-spin. This re-spin puts a hold on the launch for another couple of weeks, and now R600 is looking like an early...

  • Gigabyte 945 Boards w/ All-Solid Capacitors

    Gigabyte has extended their All-Solid Capacitor motherboards line-up to 945 chipsets now with the release of new revision 2.0 boards. Gigabyte now touted a complete line-up of 945 ad 965 boards based on the All-Solid Capacitors concept.

  • ATi R600 DX10 Vista Drivers Almost Ready

    The DirectX10 Vista driver for R600 is almost done. ATI is still trying to finish up Crossfire support and to polish up the OpenGL performance in Vista driver but the driver will be ready for hardware launch. R600 is 80nm has a 512-bit memory controller, unified Shader marchitecture, supports...

  • Sparkle Unveils Calibre P880+ OC Edition

    SPARKLE today proudly announces Calibre P880+ OC Edition and Calibre P880 OC Edition , the world’s first overclocked GeForce 8800 GTX and GTS graphic cards powered by high efficient TEC active cooler system. Calibre P880+/P880 OC Edition graphic card embraces higher oveclocking capability. Compared with 575MHz/500MHz core clock and...

  • ASUS XG Station; Discrete GFX For Notebooks

    ASUS is proud to launch the XG Station as the industry’s first public demonstration of the world’s first external graphics card station for notebook computers. Equipped with Express Card interface, USB 2.0 and Dolby headphones, the XG station seamlessly integrates notebook computing with PC graphics power. The XG Station...

  • EDevices DDR2 1066MHz Memory

    EDevices is a Singapore based company which produces Memory products, consumer graphics cards, Storage Media and Audio devices. We take a look at their latest Memory products after our last look at their DDR Memory- DDR2 1066 1GB Modules. Manufactured in EDevices’ factory in Suzhou China, which also manufactures...

  • Intel Invests In Multi-GPU Acceleration Chip Startup

    Startup company Lucid Information Technology Ltd. has raised a $ 12 million round of funding from Intel Capital, Giza Venture Capital and Genesis Partners. Lucid’s chip is mainly targeted at the gaming computer industry. The chip acts like a hub connecting the main processor to the multiple graphics processors,...

  • ATi R600 Specs & Benchmarks Leaked?

    Benchmarks R600 8800GTX 3DMark05 11941 11039 3DMark06 6719 6368 Doom III 156 127.1 F.E.A.R 88.2 75.9 Call of Duty 2 48.9 47.1 Battlefield 2 146 148.9 Half-Life 2 : Lost Coast 96.4 87.1 Anno 1701 24.2 17.0 Oblivion 26 19.5 64 4-Way SIMD Unified Shaders, 128 Shader Operations/Cycle 32...

  • Energy Star For Servers

    The EPA’s discussions with computing-equipment makers and data center operators has shown “compelling evidence of the need for this specification. But the certification isn’t a foregone conclusion: “In the coming months, EPA will conduct an analysis to determine whether such a specification for servers is viable, given current market...

  • ASUS Commando Board For Overclockers

    ASUS is proud to introduce the Commando, a new addition to its R.O.G (Republic of Gamers) family of gaming motherboards. The Commando provides extreme overclockability for enhanced performance, and unique features to jazz up the gaming features and simplify the DIY process. Supporting the Intel® P965 Express Chipset, maximum...