• X1950PRO, X1650XT & R6xx Cards w/ Crossfire Connectors

    The upcoming RV 570 and RV560 chips and the cards based on them, branded as Radeon X1950 PRO and X1650 XT, will have these internal Crossfire connectors which we have showed you the picture back in June. ATI’s connector works both ways unlike NVIDIA SLI connector as it will...

  • No HD DVD/Blu-Ray Combo Drive

    Earlier in the year, LG indicated it was considering such a product, but now says it doesn’t have such a device on its current road map. Other major electronics makers had already decided to pursue single-format players for now, so LG’s indicated direction gave hope to some analysts that...

  • No Show For AMD @ IDF

    For the first time in several years, AMD will not be luring journalists away from IDF next year – and it will not preview or announce its Core 2 Quadro competitor “4×4″. AMD will not have a presence at Fall IDF as they are happy with how communications are...

  • ATi releases Catalyst 6.9 with CrossFire on Intel 965

    ATi has released Catalyst 6.9 Drivers for their graphics cards based on Radeon display driver 8.291 . This release of Catalyst introduces CrossFire support for the Intel 965 Chipset and is available for D3D applications, and supported on ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire edition products.

  • ECS Enters MoDT Arena With ECS 945GTY MODT

    The guys at ECS have jumped onto the MoDT bandwagon with the 945GT Express Chipset based motherboard, in striking purple. Read on!

  • Sunon Releases Hybrid Heatsink

    Sunon has released a hybrid CPU cooler using a mix of watercooling and air cooling techniques to cool current generation K8, K9 and LGA processors. Our friends at HKEPC have done a review of it against the Thermaltake Beetle heatsink, which you can check out here.

  • ASUS-Gigabyte Joint Venture Forms Gigabyte Union?

    The Asustek-Gigabyte joint venture, which was announced on August 8, will be named “Gigabyte Union. Gigabyte chairman Dandy Yeh will be appointed as the chairman of Gigabyte Union. The new company’s organization, which will have more than 300 employees, will be announced in October.

  • AMD Rev H CPU Based Servers In Q2 2007

    Makers are already shipping dual-core servers based on AMD’s AM2 processors. As for the quad-core processors, server ODMs have already received samples of AMD’s Revision (Rev) H and Intel’s Xeon 3200 and have started developing supporting motherboards. Rev H-based servers are expected to ship in the second quarter of...

  • ATi To Announce Official Support For Crossfire On Intel 965 Chipsets

    ATi is working on delivering a new Catalyst driver to support Crossfire on Intel 965 Express Chipset but of course, the chipset only allows x4/x16 dual graphics capabilities. ODMs and press have already gotten hold of the beta Catalyst 6.10 drivers but the public will still be able to...

  • Kingston New 1GB Micro SD Card

    Kingston Technology today announced the launch of 1GB microSD expansion memory cards to further enhance its growing line of mobile memory solutions. The increased capacity and format is essential for users of current and next-generation multifunction mobile phones that require more memory to support advanced features including MP3 players,...

  • Mirage 4 : SiS DX10 Part

    Mirage 3 is going to be available this quarter on SiS771, 671FX and 671 IGP chipsets. At a glance, Mirage 3 supports DX9.0, PS 2.0, OpenGL 1.5 and no Vertex shader. However, Mirage 3 specs don’t look that impressive as compared to current GeForce 6100/6150 IGP that already support...

  • Intel Bad Axe/2 Successor; Bonetrail

    The latest Intel roadmap has revealed the codename for the next Intel Desktop board based on the Bearlake-X chipset. Bonetrail will be the successor to the current popular Bad Axe and the upcoming Bad Axe 2 boards. It is slated for launch in Q3 next year. Bonetrail will support...

  • Bearlake Chipsets Info

    Bearlake-X : Quad Core support, DDR3 1333, 2×16 GFX, PCI Express 2.0, ICH9/ICH9R/ICH9DH, Q3’07 Bearlake-P : DDR3 1066/DDR2 800, FSB 1333, ICH9/R/DH, Q2 ’07 Bearlake-G : DDR3 1066/DDR2 800, FSB 1333, Intel Clear Video Technology, ICH9/R/DH, Q2’07 Bearlake-G+ : DDR3 1066/DDR2 800, FSB 1333, Intel Clear Video Technology and...

  • Thecus Demos at ASIAL 2006

    Held from August 29 to 31, The ASIAL 2006 Security Conference and Exhibition is Australia’s premier security industry event. ASIAL 2006 is organized by the Australian Security Industry Association Ltd (ASIAL), the peak national body for the Australian Security Industry, which is committed to ensuring that there is an...

  • OCZ Roadster USB 2.0 Flash Drive

    OCZ today announced the latest addition to their reputable flash product line—the OCZ Roadster USB 2.0 Flash Drive series. The ultra-portable “Top-Down” design of the OCZ Roadster makes data storage and transferring easier and more portable than ever. Best of all, there is no cap to lose with the...

  • Intel Xeon MP Updates; Tulsa & Tigerton

    There will be a higher speed Xeon MP 7150N based on 65nm Tulsa dual core coming out in Q1 next year. It is clocked at 3.5GHz with 667FSB and contains 16MB of L3 cache. 7150N will be priced at $ 2622. Later in Q3 ’07, quad-core 65nm Tigerton will...

  • Intel Xeon UP Kentsfield SKUs

    There are 2 Kentsfield SKUs; X3220 and X3210 added to the Xeon UP Server space where the former is clocked at 2.4GHz and the latter at 2.13GHz. Both feature 1066MHz FSB and 2 x 4MB L2 cache. X3220 is similar to Q6600 for Kentsfield where both are clocked at...

  • Intel Desktop CPUs Price Cut In Jan ’07

    Processor Model GHz/FSB/Cache Sep 24 Oct 22 Nov ’06 Jan ’07 Core 2 Extreme QX6700 2.66/1066/8MB     999   Core 2 Duo E4300 1.80/800/2MB 183      163 Pentium D 935 3.20/800/4MB 183     133 925 (no VT) 3.00/800/4MB 133     113 915 (no VT) 2.80/800/4MB...

  • G80 De-Mystified; GeForce 8800GTX/GT

    Unified Shader Architecture Support FP16 HDR+MSAA Support GDDR4 memories Close to 700M transistors (G71 – 278M / G70 – 302M) New AA mode : VCAA Core clock scalable up to 1.5GHz Shader Peformance : 2x Pixel / 12x Vertex over G71 8 TCPs & 128 stream processors Much more...

  • ATi R600, a 250W Beast

    The new ATI card will consume around 250W. The currently fastest ATI, R580+ or Radeon X1950 XTX consumes up to 125W in a worst case scenario and heavy 3D while you can suck up 145W out with the dual chip X7950 GX2 card. This means that the R600 will...