Intel may purchase entry-level chipsets from Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) for its entry-level motherboards, sources cited by today’s Chinese-language Commercial Times indicated. SiS shareholder United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) intends to assist SiS in meeting the demand by allocating capacity from three eight-inch fabs instead of the current one, the sources stated. UMC declined to comment
TAIPEI, TAIWAN (8 August, 2005) Tul™., a world-leading VGA card manufacturer, today introduced the latest PowerColor X800 GT Series, the newest member of the award winning Radeon X800 Series, offers native x16 lane support for PCI Express® systems. PowerColor X800 GT series is targeting at Nvidia 6600GT graphics card, to provide better performance with more
Hong Kong, Monday, Aug 8, 2005 – HIS (Hightech Information System Limited) announces the newest family member of the Radeon® X800 series, the HIS X800GT IceQ II Turbo performance will dominate other graphics options in its price class, the HIS X800GT gives users high definition gaming power and performance and hardware accelerated video functionality.
Taiwan-based LCD monitors vendors including Acer and BenQ have raised their quotes for 17-inch LCD monitors NT$ 100-200 (US$ 3-7) since the beginning of August, according to the companies as cited in the Chinese-language Commercial Times. Prices for 17-inch LCD monitors from Acer have increased NT$ 100-150 (US$ 3-5) this month, but the company lowered
Yahoo Taiwan on August 9 launched a free PC to PC VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) service by offering IM (instant message) 7.0 for users to download. Yahoo Taiwan integrated its original IM 7.0 version with functions of PC to PC IP phone communications and voice mailboxes and began testing the VoIP services in early
Contract prices for the first half of August are still trending upward, but the pace is slowing, with the price for mainstream 256Mbit DDR-400 chips only growing 1.13% sequentially to reach US$ 2.68. In addition, DRAMeXchange predicts that the price premium between DDR and DDR2 modules, which has been shrinking the past few months will
With Taiwan memory makers ramping DDR2 production, leading memory module maker A-Data Technology admitted seeing tighter supply for DDR in the market this month, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report. Although stressing its solid relationship with Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), A-Data chairman Simon Chen hinted that supply from PSC is growing tight compared to
The Sound Blaster X-Fi sound card is finally here! This new line of four Sound Blaster X-Fi sound cards is powered by the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor, an entirely new audio standard for music, movies and games : Sound Blaster X-Fi Elite Pro — features professional-quality digital-to-analog converters with 116 SNR
Nvidia will launch its GeForce 7800 GT on August 11 priced at US$ 449. In addition, the sources stated NVIDIA will cut the prices on its GeForce 6800 series around that time, with prices for the 6800 Ultra dropping to US$ 399, while the 6800 GT will fall to US$ 299 and the 6800 will
SiS, VIA and ULi reported slight sequential growth in their July revenues and the vendors expect revenues to continue increasing through the end of the year, as Intel reduces its presence in the entry-level chipset market. SiS, a chief supplier of entry-level chipsets for the Intel platform, may enjoy revenue growth of more than 30%
AMD is expected to release a software program Tuesday that will allow software developers to simulate the virtualization capabilities of AMD’s forthcoming Pacifica technology before it appears in AMD’s Opteron and Athlon 64 chips, according to a company executive. SimNow, the Pacifica simulator, will be available for download on AMD’s Web site http://developer.amd.com/simnow.aspx Tuesday. Pacifica
Iomega, one of the leaders in the storge solutions industry, has always been focused on bringing to end-users easy-to-use, high value data storage solutions. Today, we take a look at its 100GB portable hard disk.
Today, We will be taking a look at the latest Intel Mainboard from Abit, the AW8-Max. Featuring the latest Q-OTES Technology from ABIT, a fanless solution designed for the enthusiast, let’s take a closer look and uncover it’s potential.
XFX (Pine Technologies) is very well known for its comprehensive range of high performance graphic cards. Today, we’ll be taking a look at one of their other products, The XFX Revo 5 Port SATA Raid card for Music Professionals.
Market Segment H1 2005 H2 2005 ATi High End Mobility Radeon X800 XT (M28 Pro) – 16 pipes Mobility Radeon X800 (M28) – 12 pipes M58 Mainstream Mobility Radeon X600 (M24), 4 pipes Mobility Radeon X700 (M26) – 8 pipes M56 Value Mobility Radeon X300 (M22) – 4 pipes M52 NVIDIA High End GeForce
The major drawback many SFF PCs face is the small choices available for the user in terms of components. Many a times, you will have to stick with the motherboard , cooler and power supply that comes with the SFF case. Silverstone’s SG01 is an answer to this limitation as it opens up the doors
For the month of August, coinciding with our Club VR launch, we are throwing many good deals and special promotions for our members! Including: 20% OFF Food & Beverages @ Blu Jaz Cafe (5 Minutes walk from Sim Lim Square) Sparkle 6800 Ultra PCI Express @ $ 533! Whole Range of Printers @ Special Prices!
Items Original Price Special Price Free Gifts 100 pieces TDK CD-R GOLD $ 33 $ 30 Free Pouch Free Karbiner 25 pieces TDK 8X DVD+R /-R $ 25 $ 23 25 pieces Fujifilm 8X DVD+R / -R $ 28 $ 25 As a support for the launch of our ClubVR cards, Z-NIX is giving
The first round of the ClubVR cards collection will be starting this Saturday 3pm at Burlington Square #01-23. Each card will be priced at $ 8. From next Monday (Aug 8th) onwards, members will need to present this card in order to enjoy the privileges and discounts. There will be many more great promos coming