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Subject: General Tech | August 9, 2004 - 06:14 PM | Joe White
SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- August 9, 2004 --Bringing a new level of security to desktop and mobile PC computing, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that with the release of MicrosoftÂ® WindowsÂ® XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP) can now be enabled on all AMD Athlon™ 64 processors.* This unique hardware and software combination is designed to keep computers protected against certain malicious viruses, computer worms and Trojan horses.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 9, 2004 - 01:30 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
I'm back, and have quite the pile up of reviews to post. Expect to see longer lists of reviews this week, as I try to dig my way out of this pile o' emails. Up today is most of the case reviews that popped up while I was happily goofing off. Featured today is a funky looking case with an even funkier name.
Quote: "The aesthetic appeal of the AeroCool Jetmaster Jr Gaming Case is achieved when the system is completely powered on and the lights are turned off.
Subject: Memory | August 8, 2004 - 11:12 AM | Chris Wiles
As a response to the increased competition in the high-end memory market, Buffalo Technology have introduced their new Firestix memory modules. Clothed in bright-red heatspreaders, the Firestix come in both PC3500 & PC4000 flavours.
Subject: Processors | August 4, 2004 - 02:15 AM | Jason Smith
Intel has announced that the P4 4GHz will be delayed until 2005. Surprise surprise...
Intel's announcement last week that the P4 4 GHz would be delayed into 2005 may have been no surprise to those of us who follow the industry, but it can't have improved the mood in Santa Clara. It's the latest in a recent set of hiccups and roadmap adjustments for Intel, whose had to recall early board
Subject: General Tech | August 3, 2004 - 08:06 PM | Joe White
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3, 2004 - Intel Corporation and Red Flag Software Co., Ltd, today announced that Red Flag is the first company to use the IntelÂ® C++ Compiler 8.0 for Linux* to compile a commercial version of its Linux operating system. Red Flag used Intel's tools to optimize its Red Flag Server 4.1 series products. Red Flag will include 60-day evaluation copies of the Intel Compiler in its distribution to enable customers to use the tool to optimize their own applications.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Aug. 3, 2004 - Western Digital Corp. (NYSE: WDC) today introduced WD CaviarÂ® RAID Edition (RE) hard drives, which are designed and manufactured to enterprise-class standards for high reliability in a host of server applications including e-mail, file, video and Web servers, and demanding environments such as scientific computing, enterprise backup, document image management, engineering data management.
Subject: Processors | August 3, 2004 - 05:13 PM | Joe White
SAN FRANCISCO -- August 3, 2004 --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that VMware ESX Server, virtual infrastructure software that enables enterprises to partition, consolidate and manage systems in mission-critical environments, is qualified on AMD Opteron™ processor-based platforms from HP and IBM.
Subject: General Tech | August 3, 2004 - 05:11 PM | Joe White
SAN FRANCISCO -- August 3, 2004 --At LinuxWorld today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) formally introduced its Professional Design Support Services program, available through the AMD Boston Design Center. Created to help speed a customer's design and time-to-market, the Professional Design Support Services program supports development of AMD64 processor-based products, from embedded systems and client products to high-end High Performance Computing (HPC) servers.
Subject: General Tech | August 2, 2004 - 08:49 PM | Joe White
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2004 - Intel Corporation today unveiled a new generation of IntelÂ® Xeon™ processor-based server platforms.
Subject: Graphics Cards | July 31, 2004 - 09:14 AM | Ryan Shrout
If you were waiting for Tuesday to pick up a copy of probably the most anticipated game of all time, wait no more, go out this Saturday morning and pick you up a copy! That's right, the Doom 3 street date has been broken!!!
To quote one excited gamer:
Activision just gave my best buy authorization to break the embargo. IT IS ON THE SHELVES NOW! I am typing this with a COPY IN MY HAND! YMMV, GO GO GO!
Subject: Memory | July 30, 2004 - 05:26 PM | Chris Wiles
|Hot on the heels of the announced collaboration with IntelÂ®, we can now bring bring you an in-depth review of Corsair's latest offering, utilising the new Samsung Low Latency chips. The PC3200XL Pro may put that little extra bit of sparkle into your PC, but what is the purpose behind those pretty glittering lights?|
Subject: Systems | July 29, 2004 - 02:50 PM | Alexander Munos
Doom 3. The very name can send chills up the spine of the most hardcore gamers. It is probably one of the most anticipated games of the day, but how well will it fare on your system? Can your box handle the Doom 3 experience or is an upgrade in order? id Software and HardOCP have teamed up to bring you up to speed on how your hardware (or similar configurations) will perform, and what upgrades you might be in need of. If you're getting into the Doom 3 craze, this is definitely worth a read.
Fremont, CA, July 28, 2004: Corsair Memory, Inc., a global leader in ultra-performance DDR memory modules for PC gamers and enthusiasts, today announced their collaboration with IntelÂ® Corporation to supply the official gaming tournament systems for the Cyberathlete Extreme world Championships in Grapevine, Texas this week.
Subject: Processors | July 28, 2004 - 06:23 PM | Jason Smith
Techware has gotten ahold of some AMD Sempron processors. Results are anything but expected...
AMD has just released its latest processor line, the AMD Sempron. The Sempron is designed to replace the Duron line of lower-performance, inexpensive processors aimed at home and business desktop users. Available in both Socket A and Socket 754, the Sempron offers good performance for its price, and has good potential for overclocking."
Subject: Processors | July 28, 2004 - 05:48 PM | Joe White
SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- July 28, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the availability of AMD Sempron™ processors, a new family of processors that redefine everyday computing for value-conscious buyers of desktop and notebook PCs. The AMD Sempron and Mobile AMD Sempron processors are designed to deliver best-in-class performance and a full-feature set to meet the evolving day-to-day computing needs of home and business PC users.
Subject: Systems | July 28, 2004 - 01:43 AM | Alexander Munos
NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) has chosen SGI (Silicon Graphics Inc.) to build a new supercomputer based on Linux, and powered by 10,240 Intel Itanium 2 processors. This new beast will focus its attention on the areas of space exploration, global warming, and aerospace engineering.
Subject: Processors | July 27, 2004 - 09:51 PM | Joe White
SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- July 26, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that the AMD Opteron™ processor will power the 4P Sun Fire V40z server as well as the 1P Sun Java workstation W1100z and 2P Sun Java workstation W2100z, the latest in a family of AMD Opteron processor-based products from Sun Microsystems. The first offering from the AMD and Sun alliance, the Sun Fire V20z, began shipping last April and is one of the top performing two-way x86 servers available today.