Shuttle today rolls out a new Prima flagship model – SX58H7 featuring X58 Chipset. This XPC is capable of running both ATI CrossFire and NVIDIA SLI on the board. Its PSU has 80PLUS BRONZE certification with 500W high efficiency. The new generation I.C.Evo (Integrated Cooling Evolution), a Vapor Chamber base with heat pipe allows heat flow equally and
Nvidia’s AIC partners plan to unveil several “new” cards during CeBIT; GeForce GTX 260 card based on the revised P897 PCB, GeForce GTS 250 with a revised PCB, 9600GT and GSO “Green Edition” and GeForce 9800 GT “Green” Edition. Note that Nvidia will not be marketing those cards as Green Editions but leave the naming as theyare know as now.
Galaxy releases a software that allows users to flash BIOS, change the fan speed as well as overclock the core, shader and memory clocks. It should work on the current Nvidia GeForce based cards except the flashing BIOS option as Galaxy card has dual BIOS. You may grab it over here.
AMD is slated to launch the Radeon HD4890 card, based on the RV790 core, in April. Earlier rumours that this card would be called the HD4970 appear to have been incorrect. The RV790XT A11 sample has a clockspeed of 850Mhz and a operating voltage of 1.3V. It will likely be paired with 975Mhz GDDR5 memory.
Nvidia is slated to launch a “Green Edition” of the 9800 GT in mid-March with lower power consumption and lower clockspeeds. The plain old 9800GT will be rebranded as the GTS 240, and prices of the 9800GT/GTS 240 are also expected to go down.
From March 3rd onwards, GeForce 9800 GTX+ will officially be rebranded as GeForce GTS 250. The specs remains the same as the 9800GTX+ but some AIC makers are planning to market those cards as a whole new product with a new cooler. Click to read more.
Mac users can now easily hook up their machines to DisplayLink-enabled InFocus projectors to project their presentations. The DisplayLink is a display driver that allows Apple computers to transmit audio and video content over a standard USB connection.
Singapore will be the first in Asia to offer Nokia Comes With Music service in the coming weeks. This means users will be able to download millions of free tracks from the Nokia Music Store catalogue using their Nokia music-enabled devices.
Lian-Li has launched the PC-Q07 Mini-ITX chassis standing at 193mm x 280mm x 208mm. The chassis supports 1x 5.25” Optical drive bay with 1x 3.5” HDD bay and 1x 2.5” HDD bay. In addition, strategically placed air vents enable passive cooling to effectively keep your system optimal. The entire case weighs in at 1.1kg’s. Suggested Retail
Dell has announced the Latitude XT2 convertible tablet with multi-touch screen capabilities, designed to enhance security, increase performance and extend battery life. The price starts from SGD3,199 and is available today.
It was only a week ago that Garmin and ASUS announced their alliance to launch a co-branded mobile phone, with the re-branded Garmin-ASUS nüvifone G60 expected to be delivered in the first half of 2009. Today, Garmin-ASUS introduces a new nüvifone M20, which is powered by Windows Mobile Professional 6.1.
GIGABYTE announce the new GA-EG45M-UD2H board based on Intel G45 Express chipset. It features GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 3 Technology with 2 ounces of copper for both the Power and Ground layers. It supports Dual Channel DDR2-1066, Intel GMA X4500HD integrated graphics, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE1394, Realtek ALC889A HD audio, and integrated HDMI interface for HD video (1080)
NEC Asia has unveiled the latest addition to their desktop projector range – the NEC NP500W. It features an integrated 7W speaker, WXGA (1280 x 800) resolution, ultra-bright 3,000 ANSI lumens and 500:1 contrast ratio which is sufficient for great presentations.
A-DATA has launched A-DATA XPG 3.5” SSD Enclosure, turning up to two 2.5” SATA SSDs into a 3.5” SATA drive. This enclosure fits exactly into a common 3.5”desktop bay or floppy disk bay without having to purchase any attachments to mount 2.5” drives into the enclosure. This product is available as a total solution including two 2.5”
You can now shoot and store more images, as well as videos and other data with this new Kingston 32GB CF Elite Pro card. Priced at USD154, the card comes with a lifetime warranty and will be available at a store near you.
Sony Ericsson has unveiled four new products, which will be available in Singapore in Q1 and Q2 2009. They are C901 Cyber-shot, C903 Cyber-shot, W395 Walkman phones and AB900 Bluetooth™ Car Speakerphone.
Nokia has announced a new addition to their XpressMusic phones, the 5630 XpressMusic, which claims to offer seamless multimedia experience for the users. The Series 60 phone features an integrated 3.2-megapixel camera with dual LED flash, 4GB microSD card that can store up to 3000 songs, supports 3.5 mm connector and provides up to 22 hours
Intel has removed 45nm Havendale from their roadmap officially and replaced it with 32nm Clarkdale. Both Clarkdale and Havendale architectures are pretty similiar – a dual core processor with Integrated Graphics. Most likely, Intel is confident that their 32nm process technology is on target to enter mass production by Q1 2010 therefore a 45nm based processor will no longer be needed.
Intel has decided to cancel IDF Taiwan 2009 originally slated for November, as part of its ongoing cost reduction efforts amid the global slowdown according to DigiTimes. The move comes as a surprise to many Taiwan PC and motherboard makers. However, Intel insisted that it will continue to strengthen its cooperation with Taiwan’s government and
BIOSTAR today announced the TA790GX A3+ for AMD AM3 Phenom™ II X4 and X3 processors. It is based on AMD 790GX Chipset with ATI Radeon HD 3300 Graphics with 128MB DDR2 Side-Port memory onboard. It supports Dual-Channel DDR3-1333/1066/800 memories up to 16GB. The board has 2 x PCIe x16 slots for Crossfire, 6 SATA 3Gb/s connectors, Realtek