• AMD Ships 90nm X2 5400+ & 5600+

    AMD would begin shipping the Athlon 64 X2 5400+ and the 5600+ to OEMs, which AMD said will include Dell. The two new dual-core processors would offer better graphics performance, while reducing power costs. The 5400+ and the 5600+ each offer speeds of 2.8GHz, an AM2 socket and an...

  • NVIDIA GPUs Accelerate Acrobat 8

    NVIDIA today announced that the Adobe® Acrobat® 8 product family and Adobe Reader® 8 now offer a new page display rendering mode, which uses the graphics processing unit (GPU) to accelerate the drawing and display of pages in PDF format. Building upon the recent performance improvements of Adobe Acrobat...

  • AMD & IBM Upbeat On 45nm CPUs

    IBM and AMD presented papers describing the use of immersion lithography, ultra-low-K interconnect dielectrics, and multiple enhanced transistor strain techniques for application to the 45nm microprocessor process generation. AMD and IBM expect the first 45nm products using immersion lithography and ultra-low-K interconnect dielectrics to be available in mid-2008. The...

  • Kingmax SuperRAM DDR400 w/ Decoder Chip

    Kingmax releases the latest version of its SuperRAM DDR400 in a bid to greatly protect consumer rights by combating counterfeit goods on the market. The SuperRAM DDR400 has been completely thoroughly repackaged, and now has a clear distinguishing mark: the color of the PCB board has been changed to...

  • NVIDIA Named Most Respected Fabless SemiCon Company

    NVIDIA Corporation today announced that the Fabless Semiconductor Association (FSA) presented the Company with the “Most Respected Public Fabless Company” award during the annual FSA Awards Dinner on Thursday, December 7, 2006 in Santa Clara, Calif. The industry’s “Most Respected Public Fabless Company” award is designed to identify the...

  • Fujitsu 300GB Notebook HDD In Q1 2007

    Fujitsu promises a 250 GB and a 300 GB notebook hard drive for the first quarter of 2007. The new 2.5″ flagship drive will offer about three times the capacity of what you get in you mainstream notebook today, almost twice of the space of Seagate’s high-end 160 GB...

  • Sony New & Faster Memory Stick PRO-HG

    SanDisk and Sony announced the development of the “Memory Stick PRO-HG” format expanded from the “Memory Stick PRO” format. This new media format uses an enhanced, 8-bit parallel interface in addition to a conventional serial and 4-bit parallel interface. The interface clock frequency also increases to 60MHz from 40MHz....

  • Gigabyte United New Slogan : Defeat ASUS, Gigabyte Reigns

    At HKEPC Techday 2006 held on Dec 2, Intel, Gigabyte, and NVIDIA were invited to give speeches during the event. In the presentation given by Henry Kao, Gigabyte’s Vice President, Sales Center, more information about the new structure as well as the market position of the new united company...

  • AMD 690G Chipset Enters Final Sampling

    AMD RS690 IGP officially known as AMD 690G Chipset with ATI Radeon X1250 Graphics is approaching its final stage of design, where the design has been stepped into version A12. In addition, RS690 will be fabricated in 80nm process by UMC’s Fab 12A, according to the white paper. Being...

  • RV370 Officially Known As Radeon X1050

    AMD plans to name RV370 as Radeon X1050, the only one without Direct X9.0c and Shader Model 3.0 in x1000 family. Manufactured by TSMC in 110nm process, RV370 contains 75 million transistors and native PCI-E interface. RV370 provides support for Direct X 9.0b and Shader Model 2.0, and has...

  • Intel To Release Quad Core Xeon 5335 Early

    Intel has rushed introduction of a new quad-core chip originally scheduled for next year to Monday to meet demand from server manufacturers for the processor. Intel is shipping the Xeon 5335 processor two months ahead of schedule as an addition to its 5300 series of quad core processors. The...

  • Intel Aims To Pack More Cache In Future CPUs

    Intel researchers plan to present a paper this week at the International Electron Devices Meeting in San Francisco outlining its work on “floating-body cell” transistors that could allow Intel to build processors with larger amounts of on-chip memory to boost performance. The floating-body cell idea is designed to improve...

  • TSMC May Implement SOI on 45nm

    Although TSMC reiterated that silicon-on-insulator (SOI) is a “niche” technology, overseas investors are now suggesting that the foundry is assessing the possibility of a bid for SOI-made CPU foundry orders on a 45nm design rule. SOI is generally applied to the production of CPU and graphics processors (GPUs) with...

  • Next Gen Memory Demonstrated

    Scientists from IBM, Macronix and Qimonda today announced joint research results that give a major boost to a new type of computer memory with the potential to be the successor to flash memory chips, which are widely used in computers and consumer electronics like digital cameras and portable music...

  • Intel Developed Mobile WiMAX Baseband Chip

    Intel today announced design completion of its first mobile WiMAX baseband chip. Combined with the company’s previously announced single-chip, multi-band WiMAX/Wi-Fi radio, the pair creates a complete chipset called the Intel® WiMAX Connection 2300. This development marks another major step in Intel’s efforts to deliver an “always best connected”...

  • IIAS Launched Online Child Safety Portal

    The Internet Industry Association of Singapore (IIAS) has launched today an online child safety portal for Singaporeans to provide guidance and information for children using the Internet safely. The objective of this portal is to educate Children, Parents, Teachers and Carers on the potential threats that children can be...

  • OCZ APAC Summit 2006

    OCZ, a company known for Enthusiast range of Memory and Power Supplies, dips into the graphics cards market. Pretty unexpected, and there are some more interesting stuff they have in store, announced during OCZ’s APAC Summit 2006.

  • 3DMark 07 To Be Fully Quad Core Optimized

    We have heard that Futuremark’s 3D Mark 07 will be fully Quad-Core Optimized, even in the Game Tests. Users will gain more frame rates with a Quad Core Processor even in graphics tests. Current beta version seem to indicate that there are 3 Games Tests.

  • OCZ Dips into Graphics Cards

    OCZ, a company known for Enthusiast range of Memory and Power Supplies, dips into the graphics cards market. Pretty unexpected, and there are some more interesting stuff they have in store, such as a Silver Pinned Waterblock…

  • Battlefield Funan Lanparty 2006

    Right after two days of experiencing nVIDIA graphics at the NVIDIA Reality Tour (link), the gamers were getting into the mood for more. Pretty graphics? An opportunity for a PC showcase? Getting together for a good fragout? The gamers wanted all that and more, not for a transient moment,...