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Subject: Shows and Expos | January 10, 2008 - 11:48 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Instead of getting all excited about a wafer at the Intel booth, look at this picture from the Sharp display. According to MAKE:Blog, monitors are made in a similar fashion to CPUs, with a substrate of panels all coated at the same time and then separated after. A two by four substrate of eight 57" displays is really impressive to see.
Subject: Shows and Expos | January 9, 2008 - 02:10 PM | Josh Walrath
While the 8800 GT has been widely lauded for being an amazingly fast product for a very attractive price, complaints about the heat it creates as well as how loud the fan can spool up has spawned a 3rd party cooling market to address those needs. EVGA is now showing a dual slot cooling solution on the 8800 GT that should address this burgeoning market. They also up the core clock on the 8800 GT to a nice and even 700+ MHz to boot.
Subject: Shows and Expos | January 9, 2008 - 11:43 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If CES has you going into gadget overload, with too many new things to see, the melange of PC and other electronics too much for you? Follow Think Computers over to the Digital Experience, an event that occurred Sunday, in the humble little venue called Caesar's Palace. The displays there are smaller and sparser, as the event focuses solely on the PC world. You can see Lenovo's new IdeaPad F11, some snazzy systems from Alienware as well as speakers, monitors , mice and more.
Subject: Shows and Expos | January 8, 2008 - 10:30 PM | Ryan Shrout
After stopping by the EVGA booth today, I came away very impressed with how the company is choosing to innovate rather than duplicate.
Subject: Shows and Expos | January 8, 2008 - 05:55 PM | Josh Walrath
Intel is showing off their Skulltrail setups in both air cooled and water cooled configurations. The big news is that these systems are shown running at 4 GHz. Too bad Ryan didn't bring along his Kill-a-watt to see how much power they were sucking up.
Yes Virginia... there is a 1337 Case Modder. Would you like some rhinestones with that?
Subject: Shows and Expos | January 8, 2008 - 05:25 PM | Josh Walrath
The next stop along Ryan's tortuous way through CES brought him to AMD's doorstep. He was able to snap off some pics though he was still reeling from the rowdy evening at "Little Budda's" filled with alcohol and sushi.
Here are a few MXM modules sporting the latest Radeon mobile parts.
Subject: Shows and Expos | January 8, 2008 - 05:10 PM | Josh Walrath
Our own intrepid Ryan is braving the wilds of Las Vegas to get the latest and greatest news from CES. He had the chance to stop by and chat with the nice Thermaltake folks, and he was able to send a few snapshots of what he has found.
Subject: Shows and Expos | January 8, 2008 - 12:15 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Day 2 of CES 2008 has started off, and some sites are catching up on yesterdays news, while others are already trying to get the new finds from today up and published. Legit Reviews started off their Tuesday at Foxconn's table looking at an extended ATX motherboard with the codename F1 or Transformer. The most arresting feature of this board is the four ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT all hooked up in Crossfire, and thanks to the larger form factor, the cards are spaced apart nicely. Take a look!
Subject: Shows and Expos | January 7, 2008 - 05:48 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Over at the ASUS table you can see a scratch 20" proof monitor, apparently Ryan talked them into hitting it with a storage box several times, and it suffered no ill effect. There is also an pre-built HTPC with a built in amplifier as well as a shot of the digital Xonar D2X.
Subject: Shows and Expos | January 7, 2008 - 01:19 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, LAS VEGAS, NV (JANUARY 7, 2008) - ASUS, worldwide leader in component and notebook design and manufacturing, today announced its plan to unveil a rich assortment of new products at this year's CES. Taking center stage is the new Nova P22 mini desktop PC that delivers whisper-quiet operations (25dB) with unprecedented 802.11n + Bluetooth connectivity and multimedia playback capabilities. Joining the award-winning LCD product line is the upcoming 24” MK241H.
Subject: Shows and Expos | October 24, 2007 - 11:34 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AUSTIN, Texas - October 24, 2007 - AMD will present the morning keynote at the 4th International SEMATECH Manufacturing Initiative (ISMI) Symposium emphasizing the need for a smarter, industry-wide approach to semiconductor development, production and delivery that better meets customer needs.
Subject: Shows and Expos | October 18, 2007 - 11:12 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Calabasas, CA - October 17, 2007 - Fatal1ty Brands and Universal ABIT announce abit's participation in the Entertainment for All Expo (E for All) scheduled for October 18-21, 2007, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The full range of Fatal1ty motherboards will be on display at the large Fatal1ty exhibition area, which will host Fatal1ty shootouts, product demonstration, Fatal1ty Jeopardy contests and prize give-a-ways. The E for All show fills a void left by the down sizing of E3, which was open only to the trade.
Subject: Shows and Expos | September 21, 2007 - 12:07 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Intel's Skulltrail looks like the kind of system that anyone would want to own, badly. It's too bad that when The Tech Report questioned Intel about the pricing, they replied that it will be priced above 'traditional workstation-class', which you can probably read as super crazy high price plus time and materials and a bit on the side. They aren't even sure what RAM is in this machine, but supposedly it is CL3 and over 800MHz, nor were they able to benchmark it themselves, so we have to accept Intel's screenshots, for no
Subject: Shows and Expos | September 19, 2007 - 12:07 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Check in on The Tech Report's review of a "Stoakley" dual processor system. There are some impressive updates, a FSB that can run at 1.6GHz and support up to 128GB of 800MHz FB-DIMMs. When you see what these Xeon E5472 3.0GHz can do against the newer Opterons, you get the feeling that AMD really has to step up their Performance/Power ratio.
Subject: Shows and Expos | September 19, 2007 - 11:45 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM, San Francisco, Sept. 18, 2007 - Intel Corporation and other industry leaders have formed the USB 3.0 Promoter Group to create a superspeed personal USB interconnect that can deliver over 10 times the speed of today's connection.
Subject: Shows and Expos | September 19, 2007 - 11:42 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM, San Francisco, Sept. 18, 2007 - Intel Corporation executive Patrick Gelsinger today gave a variety of updates on Intel's work with the industry on the company's processors, surrounding technologies and "tick-tock" design cadence, including new details on Intel's upcoming 45 nanometer (nm) products.
Intel Demonstrates Industry's First 32nm Chip and Next-Generation Nehalem Microprocessor Architectur
Subject: Shows and Expos | September 18, 2007 - 02:48 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM, San Francisco, Sept.