Apple introduced its fourth-generation iPod portable music players Monday with lower prices and longer battery life. The new models have up to 12 hours of rechargeable battery life, compared to about 8 hours with the current crop. The prices are $ 299 for a 20-gigabyte model and $ 399 for a 40-gigabyte model — each
AMD will begin sampling of 90nm mobile processors revision “D” for Transportable value (62W) and low power value (25W) segment in mid September. For Transportable Value, 90nm Georgetown Rev. “D” core to support 1C ’05 production builds with samples in mid Sept and box production in mid Nov. In Q2 2005, there is 3300+ mobile
Today we take a look at a brand new power supply from Cooler Master, the Real Power 450. Cooler Master brings a few unique features to the table with this new PSU, including a bundled volt meter that tells you how much power your system is currently using. How does the Real Power 450 perform?
Graphics Memory Technology 2004 2005 2006 XDR XDR 2.4 – 3.2Gbps 4 – 4.8Gbps XDR2 5 – 6.4Gbps GDDR GDDR3 1.2 – 1.6Gbps GDDR4 1.6 – 2.4Gbps XDR GDDR3 Clock Frequency 600Mhz 500 – 800Mhz Max. Data Rate 2.4 – 3.2Gbps/pin 1.0 – 1.6Gbps Max. Bandwidth 6.4GB/s 6.4GB/s Density 256/512MB 256MB Signaling 3.2GHz
Q3 ’04 Q4 ’04 Q1 ’05 Pentium 4 Extreme Edition (0.13, 2MB L3, LGA775) 720J (3.73Ghz / 1066Mhz FSB) Pentium 4 (90nm, 1MB L2, LGA775) 570J (3.8Ghz / 800Mhz FSB) 560J (3.6Ghz / 800Mhz FSB) 550J (3.4Ghz / 800Mhz FSB) 540J (3.2Ghz / 800Mhz FSB) 530J (3.0Ghz / 800Mhz FSB) 520J (2.8Ghz
Q3 ’04 Q4 ’04 Q1 ’05 Pentium M 755 (2.0GHz / 400Mhz) LV 738/J (1.40Ghz / 400Mhz) ULV 733/J (1.1Ghz / 400Mhz) ULV 723/J (1.0Ghz / 400Mhz) 770J (2.13GHz / 533Mhz) 765 (2.10GHz / 400Mhz) 760J (2.0GHz / 533Mhz) 750J (1.86GHz / 533Mhz) 740J (1.73GHz / 533Mhz) 730J (1.6Ghz / 533Mhz) LV 758J (1.5Ghz
With high-resolution digital cameras and other multimedia appliances pushing the need for higher capacity flash memory cards, Transcend has proudly stepped up to the challenge. Transcend Information, Inc., a world leader in flash memory cards, has increased the capacity of their Ultra Performance 45X CompactFlash (CF) Cards to an eye-popping 4 gigabytes (GB), the highest
The MCX604-V™ heatsink is a high performance, low noise thermal solution for Intel® Xeon™ processors with 800MHz system bus (mPGA socket 604), code named “Nocona”. This heatsink is primarily intended for quality system builders and integrators, and thus ships with a factory fan. The MCX604-V™ meets and exceeds Intel® Xeon™ thermal & mechanical design specifications.
Kingston announced today the addition new ultra low latency DDR PC3200 memory. The Kingston HyperX 400 MHz (PC3200) CL2 DDR module specifications have been updated to support lower latency timings of 2-2-2-5-1 in 512-MB memory configurations. Kingston Low-Latency HyperX Memory Modules : KHX3200UL/512 512 MB and KHX3200ULK2/1G 1-GB Kit.
The Alviso chipset for Pentium M notebooks, slated for autumn, won’t hit the market until 2005. Intel still plans to start shipping the chipset to PC makers in the fourth quarter, but notebooks incorporating it won’t arrive until early 2005. Design and timing problems contributed to the delay. Early versions of Alviso were not up
Intel has quietly started selling a new version of its mobile Pentium M chip so that select manufacturers can cut the price of their notebooks. The Pentium M 705 runs at 1.5GHz and contains 1MB of cache. The chip is based on the Banias generation of Pentium Ms, which first hit the market in 2003.
We’ve recently had the chance to take a tour of ATI’s World Headquarters, located in Markham, Ontario. We visited many different places inside the facility, including a performance lab where the latest ATI products were being tested against their NVIDIA counterparts. Come and take a closer look inside one of the largest graphics card companies
Crucial today introduces the Crucial(R) Ballistix(TM) high-performance memory line, designed specifically for computer gamers and power users seeking maximum system performance and stability at a competitive price-point. The Ballistix line features both DDR and DDR2 memory with advanced speed grades, low latencies, and integrated aluminum heat spreaders. Crucials Ballistix line includes the following high-performance modules
Intel has made a major push into shaping the PC landscape into something that would fit into a greater picture; Digital Home/Office Concept. Major change is done to the CPU package to shift the design from mPGA478 to LGA775 and the new chipsets features DDR2 SDRAM, PCI Express, High Definition Audio, GMA 900, Matrix RAID
MSI has just recently released their latest Athlon 64 motherboard, the K8T Neo2-FIR, based on the VIA K8T800 Pro chipset on the Socket 939 platform. Packed full of features, even including 802.11g functionality, will the K8T Neo2-FIR be the motherboard to own for the Socket 939 platform? Come take a look…
NVIDIA today announced availability of its comprehensive Media Center product suite to system builders planning to introduce new PCs based on Microsoft® Windows® XP Media Center Edition (MCE) this holiday season. NVIDIA’s MCE product suite, established with input from Microsoft, gives system builders worldwide the opportunity to take advantage of competitively-priced hardware bundles. These bundles
NVIDIA and ATI Thave both reportedly cut their wafer starts for entry-level graphic chips at TSMC and UMC, easing the foundries’ tight production on the 0.14/0.15-micron process. NVIDIA recently reduced the production of wafer starts for its NV34 chipset, which uses a 0.14-micron process at TSMC, by as much as two-thirds from its original amounts.
Vantec is going to release LapCool 2 Notebook Cooler in August. Slim, sleek, and compact, the Vantec LapCool 2 is the ideal laptop accessory. Dual, adjustable fans and an aluminum faceplate keep your laptop cool while hide-able rubber pads hold the laptop securely above with bottom supports allowing you to set up the laptop at
It is sad to see the good old Athlon XP family to finally reach end of their life to make way for the Sempron Family on target for launch on Aug 17th. Athlon XP 2500+ and below has reached EOL with immediate effect while 2600+/2700+ will reach EOL on 17th July. The Athlon XP 2800+,
The MCW5002-64T™ is a fully assembled liquid-cooled thermoelectric (Peltier) solution, specifically designed for AMD® "K8" class (socket 754 and 939) microprocessors. This unit is intended for advanced users in extreme microprocessor cooling applications, such as extreme overclocking. The product requires appropriate insulation measures to prevent the formation of condensation in sensitive areas of the motherboard.