• GeForce 8800 Series PCIe Issues

    In addition to having huge driver problems, it looks like G80 is rife with PCIe troubled to boot. Or to not boot as the case may be. In DX9. Without PCI SIG approval. There are reports of 8800s not working in several PCIe 8x slots. Toss in that the...

  • VIA EPIA EX-Series Mini-ITX Boards

    VIA today announced the VIA EPIA EX-Series Mini-ITX mainboards, the first of VIA’s compact platforms to feature the new VIA CX700M2 system media processor. Powered by the highly efficient 1.5GHz or fanless 1.0GHz VIA C7® processor, the VIA EPIA EX has an average operating power consumption of just 13.6...

  • AMD Star CPUs Support DDR2-1066 & SSE4A

    The new Star family includes quad-core Agena, mainstream dual-core Kuma, entry dual core Rana, and single-core Spica. The new Star microarchitecture has lots of improvements includes : Hyper-Transport 3.0 (from 2GT/s to 5.2GT/s), 32B Instruction Fetch, more precise Branch Prediction and Out-of-Order Load Execution, 4 Double Precision FLOPS/Cycle, Dual...

  • AMD Live! To Support Blu-ray & HD DVD

    AMD Live! will start supporting Blu-ray and HD DVD in the third quarter of 2007 in line with AMD’s hopes to take a bigger share of the multimedia market. Intel’s Viiv platform focuses on high performance CPUs and chipset specifications, while AMD gives more emphasis on the specifications of...

  • Nvidia G84 Info

    G84 IS Nvidia’s DirectX 10 entry-level card. This is set to replace Geforce 7300 from the market. The chip is a cut down version of the G80 and will probably come up with some odd memory controller number. It will support Shader Model 4.0, the unified way, and it...

  • Samsung Develops 1Gbit mobile DRAM

    Samsung has developed what it calls the industry’s first 1Gbit mobile DRAM for mobile products, using 80nm process technology and plans to mass produce the new device in the second quarter of 2007. The new chip, also known as low-power DDR or synchronous DRAM, will be more cost effective...

  • Transcend 1GB DDR2-800 SO-DIMM

    Transcend announce the release of the world’s highest speed 1GB DDR2-800 Non-ECC Unbuffered SO-DIMM memory modules (P/N: TS128MSQ64V8J). Transcend’s 1GB DDR2-800 Non-ECC Unbuffered SO-DIMM memory modules are engineered using 16 pcs of 64Mx8 original brand name DDR2 FBGA chips. The eight-layer PCBs used in Transcend’s modules are designed to...

  • Elpida 70nm DRAM Enters Mass Production

    Elpida has begun mass production of the DRAM industry’s first 1-Gigabit and 512-Megabit DDR2 SDRAMs using 70-nanometer process technology. The 70nm process technology enables 800MHz and 1GHz speed functionality in combination with high-performance operations, but it also provides for a reduction in chip size allowing incrementally more chips per...

  • DFI LAN Party UT ICFX3200-T2R/G – RD600 Motherboard Review

    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...

  • Vote & Win ASUS EN7950GT!

    All right guys, the online voting is now on! Start voting for your favourite shop which you think will outshine the rest and come in top for this showcase competition. If the shop you voted for came in first, you will stand a chance to win the ASUS EN7950GT...

  • DX10 GPUs Demand To Pick Up In H2 2007

    Despite that Nvidia recently launched its DirectX 10-compliant GPUs, demand for DirectX 10 graphics cards will not pick up in the market in the first half of the year because of a lack of games to support the technology, according to Edward Chow, AMD graphics marketing director for the...

  • Shuttle XPC 1337 Series SDXi

    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...

  • AMD Prepares Larger Caches At 65nm

    AMD has confirmed that the higher latencies are the result of provisions built into its 65nm processors for larger L2 cache sizes. They are quick to emphasize that this revelation is not tantamount to a product announcement, but the provisions are there should they decided to release such a...

  • SPARKLE Calibre P768 Graphics Card

    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,...

  • SPARKLE GeForce 7600 GT COOL-PIPE Card

    SPARKLE today announced the immediate availability of SPARKLE GeForce 7600 GT COOL-PIPE Graphic Card for mainstream market. SPARKLE GeForce 7600 GT COOL-PIPE Graphic Card is the best choice for mainstream pc gamers who are seeking high DirectX 9 firepower and zero working noise. Furthermore, SPARKLE GeForce 7600 GT COOL-PIPE...

  • AMD Opens Advanced Architecture & Technology Lab

    AMD today announced the formation of a new Advanced Architecture and Technology Lab led by Rich Witek, AMD corporate fellow and chief architectural officer. The new lab will focus on technology and platform development beyond the five-year time horizon, further extending AMD’s strong tradition of advanced silicon planning. AMD...

  • DFI RD600 ICFX3200T2R/G BIOS

    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…

  • ASUS DRW-1612BL Lightscribe Drive

    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?

  • X1950GT Cancelled, X1950XT & PRO Prices To Drop

    Since AMD has released design kits to the card makers, we can expect X1950XT and even X1950PRO prices to drop. Also AMD has cancelled plans for X1950GT based on RV570LE since it is no longer viable in the current price structure. X1950GT is supposed to be priced at $...

  • AMD Released X1950XT Design Kit To AIBs

    AMD has announced its plan to let different manufactures to design and manufacture its special Radeon X1950XT edition. It is expected these special edition may eventually has a lower cost than the official edition so as to enhancing the competitive efficiency. Some of these special editions have been sent...