AMD today announced that it will introduce a new brand of PC processors to be named AMD Sempron(tm). The AMD Sempron processor family is expected to redefine everyday computing for today’s value-conscious buyers of desktop and notebook PCs. AMD Sempron processors are being developed to meet the evolving day-to-day needs of home and business PC
Computex was held over the week, from 1 – 5 June 2004, in Taipei. VR-Zone was there over the week to report this iconic event. Technology, lifestyle, work and fun ? They are all going to converge within the next few years.
Just got home after Computex 2004 and I found a mail in my INBOX that says “NVIDIA Mermaid Show at Innovision”. Guess I will post it online now to ease the tension created in recent days over the viewers’ great desire to see more photos of computex babes.
After paying a visit to XGI today, we have gathered some information regarding their PCI Express cards. Volari PCIE V3, V5 and V8 will be the upcoming PCI Express x16 cards (Bridge) from XGI but it will be in limited quantities depending on customer demands. Volari PCIE bridge solution differs from NVIDIA as the bridge
We have heard some information regarding the NV48 GPU over at Computex. Apparently it will come in 2 variants; AGP 8x and PCI-E. NV48 could be out as soon as August and has higher core clock speed than the current NV40/NV45 and it could be native PCI Express based. On the ATi side, RV410 and
VR-Zone had the chance to meet up with ATi’s President & CEO, David E. Orton and he shared with the press his views on PCI Express, chipsets and the roadmap of ATi. More details inside.
During Computex 2004, VR-Zone had the chance to visit DFI’s booth in Hall 2. A total of 8 new motherboards were released. The new LANPARTY Intel boards (925X-T2, 915P-T)will feature: Socket 775 platform Karajan 8-channel audio codec High speed GbE LAN on PCI Express bus The new LANPARTY AMD board (nF3 ULTRA-D) will feature: AMD
AMD launched 4 new 64bit processors at this year’s Computex in Taipei. The processors announced were the AMD Athlon 64 FX-53 and AMD Athlon 64 processors 3800+, 3700+ and 3500+. The AMD Athlon FX-53 processor and AMD Athlon processors 3800+ and 3500+ are designed using AMD’s new 939-pin package. Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP) capability (enabled
Nokia announced the release of its latest phone, the 7610. Touted as Nokia’s most advanced camera phone to date, it will include the standard array of applications such as lifeblog abd Kodak pictures application Other phone features: Dimensions: 108.6mm x 53mm x 18.7mm Video streaming in both Realvideo and 3GPP video streaming formats Series 60
NVIDIA’s nStant Media is a new dedicated multimedia software that gives users quick, easy access to digital content on notebook PCs without having to power-on the notebook. Some of the key features of the software is mentioned as follows. One-touch access to digital entertainment such as DVDs, digitial photos, MP3s and other audio files. Software
We had a chance to take a peek at IWILL’s next generation server technology in Computex 2004. Two servers caught the eye, the 8P Operton and the 48 HDD quad Operton server. 5U8P: 8 way Operton 5U Sata Server - Supports up to 8 Operton 800 series processors - Supports up to 64 GB of
Not many people know of the presence of Thermally Advantaged Chassis (TAC) and its effects on the new systems based on the Intel Pentium 4 processor with 1MB L2 Cache. In this article, we will touch more on this kind of chassis. Be sure to check out the video on “How to build your own
An NVIDIA NV45 Ultra card was spotted at Computex today with core clock running at 350Mhz and memory clock at 1Ghz. The core clock should be higher than 350Mhz when launched and the memory used is 2ns Samsung GDDR3. The whole architecture is similar to the NV40 but it has PCI Express interface through the
Had my first run with the Innovision 6800 Ultra with Dual Cascade cooling gives me 16734 3D marks with 600 Core 1190 Memory: Will be benching some more in the next few days. More here.
We have taken a look at the first retail Radeon X800 Pro card from ATi themselves. Check out how it match up against the 9800XT and FX5950 Ultra cards and its overclocking potential as well.
Vmod your Radeon X800 for core, memory and overcurrent.
This should be the best mod of all this season, that is, to turn an X800 Pro into an XT Platinum by enabling the remaining 4 pipelines (one quad block). So far a few guys have managed to mod it successfully but many still don’t. However, there should be a reason for ATi to lock
VIA today announced that the new VIA EPIA SP Mini-ITX mainboard featuring the VIA PadLock Hardware Security Suite and the VIA CN400 Digital Media chipset with hardware-based MPEG-4 acceleration will be on display at Computex 2004, starting next week in Taipei. Optimized for the consumer electronics market, the VIA EPIA SP is the first VIA
SiS has begun volume production of its latest south bridge chipsets, the SiS 965 and the SiS 965L, with the aim to compete with Intel’s forthcoming PCI Express-based 915 chipsets. SiS 965 and the VT8251 both will be paired with north bridge chipsets that are compatible not only with Intel’s 915 architecture but also existing
Prolink PixelView GeForce FX5900XT Golden Limited edition comes with the 2nd gen. Plasma Display Fan ( PDF II) that sports blue LCD display and LEDs for monitoring of temperature and fan speed. It is clocked at 390Mhz core with 128MB of GDDR memory clocked at 700Mhz.