• AMD To Discard PR Rating For Future CPUs

    AMD plans to discard the PR scheme starting from the next-generation Stars processor like Agena and Kuma. AMD will release its top dual-core processor, Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3GHz/1MB L2x2), in Q1 2007. Previously named Athlon 64 FX-64, Athlon 64 X2 6000+ is fabricated in 90nm process and has...

  • A-DATA PD7 Turbo Speed Flash Disk

    A-DATA just released the Professional Series PD7 Turbo Speed USB 2.0 flash disk with amazing 33MB/sec read and 22MB/sec write speeds in 1 to 8 GB sizes. With the outstanding read/ write speed, PD7 can work with Windows® Vista™ ReadyBoost™ to boost PC performance. When using Windows Vista, the...

  • AMD CPU Goes Green

    AMD has entered into an agreement to license Amkor Technology Inc.’s lead free (Pb-free) electroplated wafer bumping technology. The growing adoption of flip chip packaging, coupled with the “Green” electronics movement, means that semiconductor manufacturers will increasingly turn to Pb-free wafer bumping technology. The semiconductor industry is steadily migrating...

  • Creative Wireless Headphones SE2300

    Creative today announced the Creative Wireless Headphones SE2300. For added convenience, the Creative Wireless Headphones SE2300 features a cool lightweight design, user-friendly controls and advanced Bluetooth technology. The trendy Creative Wireless Headphones SE2300 is great for MP3 music on the go, as it is designed for maximum flexibility and...

  • Intel To Cut Core 2 Prices In Q2 2007

    CPU Clock FSB Cache Q1 Price Q2 Price Q6600 2.4GHz 1066MHz 2 x 4MB $ 851 $ 530 E6700 2.66GHz 1066MHz 4MB $ 530 $ 316 E6600 2.4GHz 1066MHz 4MB $ 316 $ 224 E6420 2.13GHz 1066MHz 4MB - $ 183 E6400 2.13GHz 1066MHz 2MB $ 224 $ 183...

  • AMD Boosts Up Radeon X1550 Clocks

    AMD plans to cut all the Radeon X1300 series, re-nominating RV516/RV505 to Radeon X1550, and provide them more over-clocking power Since the core is fabricated with 80nm process, AMD confirmed that the core is capable to be over-clocked to 600MHz without any change to the core voltage. Manufacturers are...

  • TI Unveils Battery Management Chips

    Texas Instruments today introduced several new battery management integrated circuits (ICs), including its next-generation Impedance Track(TM) “gas gauge” chipset, to improve battery performance and protect multi-cell, lithium-based battery packs used in notebooks and other systems.

  • Matsushita To Mass Produce Spark-Resistant Batts

    Matsushita aims to mass-produce spark-resistant batteries, eyeing a potential sales opportunity following incidents involving rivals’ battery packs. It has boosted its production capacity of batteries insulated with heatproof layers to five million units per month, up from 100,000 in April. Matsushita hopes to raise production of heat-resistant batteries for...

  • Hynix 1Gbit DDR2 Chips on 60nm

    Hynix introduced a family of components and high capacity modules based on its 60nm-made 1Gbit DDR2 DRAM chips. This new memory is suitable for high density DRAM components and high performance products such as graphic and mobile DRAMs. It will commence volume production in the first half of 2007....

  • PowerColor Passive X1950 Series Coming Soon!

    PowerColor is going to release some passive cooling solutions from Arctic Cooling for their X1950 PRO and XT cards. It will be priced about USD$ 10 above the existing cards (i.e. PowerColor X1950 PRO with Arctic Cooling is US$ 199 so this will be US$ 209). This new passive...

  • Bloomfield To Hit > 4GHz & Has 8MB Cache

    Based on the 45nm Nehalem architecture, Intel aims to bring Bloomfield clock speed above 4GHz in 2008. It is a speed that Intel never get to hit with their previous generation of processors where the highest clock speed reach is 3.8GHz with their Pentium 4 570 & 670. Bloomfield...

  • Pentium 4 6×1 C-1 to D-0 Stepping Change

    The boxed Intel® Pentium® 4 processors 631, 641 and 651 will undergo the following changes for the C-1 to D-0 processor stepping conversion: • CPUID will change from F64 to F65. • New S-specs for converting products. • Converting products will change from the 2005 Mainstream FMB (95W) to...

  • B-2 To L-2 Stepping For 2MB Conroes

    Intel® is initiating a B-2 to L-2 stepping conversion for Intel® Core™2 Duo processors E6300 & E6400 (Conroe) and Dual-Core Intel® Xeon® processors 3040 & 3050 (UP Xeon processors based on Conroe) where they will undergo the following changes: • New S-Spec and MM numbers for the converting products...

  • OCZ EvoStream 720W PSU

    OCZ announced the availability of a 720W configuration in the EvoStream power supply family. This 100% modular PSU is equipped with EZMod technology to allow complete customization of your power system by utilizing only the cables you require. Ideal for the high-power user, the 720W EvoStream combines leading-edge technology...

  • VisionTek X1950PRO AGP Available

    VisionTek announced the launch of their new X1950PRO AGP PC graphic card. The VisionTek X1950PRO AGP is currently available at Best Buy, Comp USA, other leading retailers and e-commerce locations. The X1950PRO is the newest high-end AGP graphics upgrade product in AMD’s ATI consumer graphics line. It boasts outstanding...

  • Kingston Technology First with Fastest 1.2 GHz Memory

    Kingston Technology Company today announced the immediate availability of 1.150 GHz and 1.200 GHz DDR2 HyperX memory modules. To the delight of gaming and computing enthusiasts worldwide, Kingston is first to bring 100% production tested PC9600 HyperX memory to market and is concurrently bringing new high frequency PC9200 modules...

  • Pampering Myself This Christmas

    Well, I know no one’s going to give me any Christmas gifts, so I guess I need to do something about it. It’s about time I pampered myself. The build has begun… Danger Den Cool New All-Clear Torture Rack, 8800GTX SLI Waterblocks, a pair of Inno3D 8800GTX, ASUS Striker...

  • Galaxy Enters Mobo Biz w/ nForce 680i

    Galaxy has made their first step into the motherboard business by unveiling their first motherboard based on nForce 680i chipset. It is based on NVIDIA reference design though for a start.

  • TwinMOS TwiSTER DDR2-850 CL5 OC Modules

    TwinMOS introduced the brand new TwiSTER DDR2-850 CL5 over-clocking DRAM modules after previously announced TwiSTER DDR2-800 CL5 and TwiSTER DDR2-1066 CL5 last month. So the 3 kinds of overclocking modules make TwiSTER series are specially designed to meet the demanding hardware requirements of over-clockers, advanced game players, and enterprise...

  • Intel Bearlake G+ Head-on w/ NVIDIA MCP79

    Bearlake G officially known as G33 will be using back the current graphics core of the G965 which is the GMA X3000. We can expect G33 to be pretty similar to G965 on the GMCH side except for the support for DDR3 memories. On the ICH side, G33 will...