• Intel Half-Size Server Motherboard

    Intel began showing off a half-size S3000PT server motherboard code-named Port Townsend, measures about 6 inches by 13 inches. That size means two of the motherboards can fit inside a single rack-mounted machine just 1.75 inches thick, or 10 can fit vertically in a 7-inch-thick machine. The S3000PT motherboards...

  • Intel Adds SSE4 In 45nm Penryn Cores

    Intel plans to add more than 50 new streaming SIMD extensions (SSE4) to extend the Intel 64 instruction set architecture for the 45-nanometer node. The new instructions are scheduled to debut in the “Penryn” generation of processors, due to start arriving in 2008 and built using a manufacturing process...

  • Intel Santa Rosa Notebooks w/ Nokia HSDPA Chip

    Intel’s next-generation notebook will have an integrated 3G chip from Nokia and improved graphics support for Microsoft’s Windows Vista. Nokia’s HSDPA (High-Speed Downlink Packet Access) technology will appear on motherboards bearing Intel’s Santa Rosa package. Notebook makers have been experimenting with integrated chips that can connect to cellular data...

  • Enhanced PCI Express Technology

    IBM and Intel with support from dozens of other companies, have developed a proposal to enhance PCI Express* technology to address the performance requirements of new usage models, such as visualization and extensible markup language (XML). The proposal, codenamed “Geneseo,” outlines enhancements that will enable faster connectivity between the...

  • ASUS P5W64 WS Pro Simple Pencil Mods

    The ASUS P5W64 WS Pro is not just a hot choice for a workstation PC, like what it is marketed as with a “Wall Street” Boot-up picture, but also a top toy board among the overclocking enthusiasts. Out of the box, it comes with a good offering in terms...

  • ATi First To Recieve Vista WHQL Certification

    ATI today announced that its driver has been granted the graphics industry’s first Windows Hardware Quality Lab (WHQL) certification for Windows Vista by Microsoft. WHQL certification sets a high bar for quality and reliability, and is considered essential by many business and home users. Windows Vista is the first...

  • Kingston Introduces Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC) 4GB Card

    Kingston Technology announced it will begin producing the new Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC) Class 2 card and enhance the function of its existing 15-in-1 Reader to support the growing storage demands of high performance digital still cameras, digital video cameras and other high resolution image recording devices. The new...

  • DFI Denies Plans to Quit Desktop Boards

    Diamond Flower Information denied on Tuesday information that the company plans to abandon the high-end mainboards business. Instead, the manufacturer said, the company will cease to supply entry-level desktop solutions to boost its focus on the mid-range and high-end Infinity and LanParty motherboards. The mainstream and high-end motherboards families,...

  • Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 & T7400 Available

    Intel today announced expanded life cycle support for the Intel® Core™2 Duo E6400 and T7400 processors for embedded applications, ranging from bank ATMs to point-of-sale cash registers. Based on the revolutionary Intel® Core™ microarchitecture, these two Intel dual-core processors expand the portfolio of high-performance, power efficient solutions with long...

  • Intel Core Processor Challenge

    Intel is challenging PC designers and manufacturers to think sexy, stylish and small as they design the next generation of home PCs optimized for multimedia entertainment and powered by Intel® Core™2 Duo processors. Looking to evolve the “big, beige box” and help bring to market more stylish, small, quiet...

  • Intel Teraflop Programmable CPU

    Intel revealed the first details of its terascale research silicon program, including the development of the world’s first programmable processor said to deliver 1 trillion floating point operations per second (Tflops/s). Intel also tipped an SRAM and a silicon laser chip, as part of its ongoing research into tera-scale...

  • Intel Multi-Core Good Enough For Physics

    Quad-core CPUs will accelerate games and even enable physics effects without the need of an add-in card. Intel demonstrated using the Futuremark’s upcoming Ice Storm Fighters to give a first impression how multi-core gaming could look like. The demo, which depicts Mech Warrior-like robot combat, is specifically designed for...

  • Kentsfield Officially Known as Core 2 Quad

    Intel will ship the first quad-core enthusiast processors as well as 2-way quad-core processors in November. The first mainstream quad-core will be introduced in Q1 of next year under the “Core 2 Quad” brand. Intel also provided an outlook into the 45 nm processor generation, which is on track...

  • AMD Athlon 64 X2 & 2P Roadmap

    Family Model Socket Process Core Clock Cache TDP Launch Athlon 64 FX-2P FX-74 1207 90nm Santa Rosa 3.0GHz 2x1MB 125W Nov FX-72 1207 90nm Santa Rosa 2.8GHz 2x1MB 125W Nov FX-70 1207 90nm Santa Rosa 2.6GHz 2x1MB 125W Nov Athlon 64 X2 X2 6000+ AM2 90nm Windsor 3.0GHz 2x1MB...

  • GSKill F2-80001GB So Close to 500MHz CL3-3-3-5-1T!

    It is time to make a confession. I haven’t shared about my latest pair of sprint shoes for 3D Mark Record Race, the GSkill F2-8000PHU2-1GBHZ (512MB x 2) DDR2 Kit. While we have been all so pre-occupied with the 1GB x 2 kits, I was sort of pointed towards...

  • Nokia Unveils N95 & N70, N73 Music Editions

    Nokia has introduced the Nokia N95, an all-in-one multimedia computer with a pioneering 2-way slide concept, integrated GPS functionality, a 5 megapixel camera and support for high-speed mobile networks, making it easier to watch and record videos, listen to songs, take high-quality photos, browse the internet, or catch up...

  • VIA Unified CX700M Chipset w/ HDTV support

    VIA today introduced the VIA CX700M digital media IGP chipset for the VIA C7® and Eden® processor platforms. Designed specifically for the embedded market, the VIA CX700M integrates premium graphics, audio, memory, storage, and HDTV support all in a single chip design. This unified design enables the creation of...

  • DFI LAN Party UT NF590 SLI-M2R/G Review

    Construction of three DFI LAN Party Motherboards started around the same time, NF590 SLI Intel, NF590 SLI AM2, and RD600 CFX Intel. The NF590 Intel was scrapped just before they hit the shelves, and the RD600 CFX seems to be taking it’s time in coming. What’s available on the...

  • ATi Mobility Radeon X1700, X1450 & X1350

    ATI has developed a family of notebook graphics to meet the complete needs of mobile professionals-from creating vivid presentations, to watching high definition videos to playing their favorite video game on their flight home. ATI’s Mobility Radeon X1700®, Mobility Radeon® X1450 and Mobility Radeon® X1350 Balance performance with longer...

  • Micron 1 Gigabit DDR3 Available

    Micron is introducing today a 1 gigabit (Gb) double data rate (DDR)3 device that provides these key applications with faster speed, lower power and increased memory density. Evaluation samples of Micron’s leading-edge 1Gb DDR3 components are available to select customers with production expected to begin early next year. Micron’s...