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Subject: Motherboards | May 23, 2006 - 12:02 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Taipei, Taiwan, 23 May 2006 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced top-to-bottom chipset solutions supporting the transition to socket AM2 by AMD (NYSE: AMD).
To accommodate the latest platform features and rising system bandwidth requirements, AMD's transition to socket AM2 will enable a new wave of innovation on AMD64 based systems featuring AMD Virtualization and high-performance DDR2 memory.
Subject: Memory | May 23, 2006 - 12:00 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Fremont, CA (May 23, 2006) —CorsairÂ® Memory, the worldwide leader in design and manufacture of high performance memory, today unveiled the world's first DDR2-800 2GB kit rated at true low latency of CL3. The latest addition to the award-winning XMS™ family of products, TWIN2X2048-6400C3 delivers unparalleled memory performance at 800MHz and supports the industry's lowest latencies of 3-4-3-9 in this speed grade.
Subject: Motherboards | May 23, 2006 - 11:55 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
MARKHAM, CANADA - May 23, 2006 - ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY,
NASDAQ:ATYT) is bringing its technology leadership to a new generation of
AMD PC users with the introduction of the CrossFireT Xpress 3200 chipset and
the ATI RadeonR Xpress 1100 series of chipsets, all compatible with socket
AM2. The CrossFire Xpress 3200 is the top-performing enthusiast chipset
available today and the Radeon Xpress 1100 prepares users for Windows VistaT
with ATI's fastest integrated graphics ever.
Subject: Memory | May 23, 2006 - 11:53 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sunnyvale, CAâ€”May 22, 2006â€”OCZ
Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high
performance and high reliability memory, is pleased to announce the
design and development of a unique line SLI™-Ready memory modules with
Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP), which will provide today's
enthusiasts with memory solutions that exceed the performance
capabilities of all other previous offerings.
Subject: Memory | May 23, 2006 - 11:42 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Kingston Technology to Support AMD Athlon(TM) 64 product family for Socket
AM2 Platforms with New DDR2 800 MHz ValueRAM Modules
Fountain Valley, CA (May 23, 2006), KingstonÂ® Technology Company, Inc.,
the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release
of DDR2 800-MHz (PC2-6400) ValueRAMÂ® memory modules to support select socket
AM2 desktop processors.
Subject: Processors | May 23, 2006 - 02:13 AM | Ryan Shrout
I have just finished up my review of the Athlon 64 FX-62 processor, the first CPU to offer the AM2 processor socket and DDR2 memory for the AMD platform.
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The performance delta between the AM2 and S939 parts of matching frequency and cache sizes is nearly indistinguishable in my testing. The move from DDR to DDR2 memory speeds was never going to bring massive of amounts of
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 22, 2006 - 05:05 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
[H] went and picked up an HP Pavilion a1330n from a local reseller. Follow them through the purchase, set up, benchmarking, and the inevitable call to Tech Support.
For those who prefer to build their own, Ryan has updated the PCPer Hardware Leaderboard, don't go shopping before you read his recommendations!
Subject: General Tech | May 22, 2006 - 04:54 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 22, 2006 —
Intel Capital, the venture capital investment arm of Intel Corporation,
today announced the signing of two WiMAX (Wireless Interoperability for
Microwave Access) agreements. The first is for an investment in Orascom
Telecom WiMAX Limited, a joint venture with Orascom Telecom of Egypt,
and the second is for an investment in Worldmax, a joint venture with
Enertel Holding of the Netherlands.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 22, 2006 - 04:39 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Tekbunker looked at the Zalman Reserator 1 and liked what they saw ... but wondered if they could improve it's looks and performance. They start first with improving heat exchange for the Reserator itself, and will continue on by trying to improve the flow.
Plus, our own Bob Dyl looks at the Cooler Master Mystique Modified Aluminum Case, a new take on the old Wave Master 2.
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 22, 2006 - 04:25 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Guru of 3D have updated their most popular tool, RivaTuner. Read more about this updated tool that allows low level overclocking of almost every video card available. If you already know and love it, the download location is here.
Subject: General Tech | May 22, 2006 - 04:12 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Vista has hit another stumbling block, and this time it's called Symantec, as a report on CNET explains. There is no guess as to how long a delay this might cause, but it almost guarantees no Vista until 2007.
Subject: General Tech | May 22, 2006 - 03:32 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SEATTLE, May 22, 2006 — Intel Corporation and Microsoft Corp. today announced that the companies will collaborate to engineer and deliver flexible, pay-as-you-go PC purchasing models for consumers in emerging markets. Intel's support of Microsoft* FlexGo* technology is a key part of Intel's broad World Ahead program to help speed access to uncompromised technology and education for people in developing regions around the world.
Subject: Memory | May 22, 2006 - 03:21 PM | Ryan Shrout
Shipping immediately, the new NVIDIAÂ® SLIÂ®-Ready TWIN2X2048-8500C5 and the TWIN2X2048-6400C4 set new performance standards for the enthusiasts
Fremont, CA (May 22, 2006) —Corsair Memory, the worldwide leader in design and manufacture of high performance memory, today announced broad availability of the world's first production DDR2-1066 and DDR2-800 low latency 2GB kits. The new TWIN2X2048-8500C5 and the TWIN2X2048-6400C4 are optimized for the upcoming NVIDIA nForceÂ® 590 chipset based motherboards and feature Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP).
Subject: Graphics Cards | May 19, 2006 - 06:14 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Zalman provides the perfect summer outfit for your graphics cards. Check out the review at Tweaknews, and see what all the hot VGAs are wearing.
Subject: Mobile | May 19, 2006 - 04:12 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
HardwareZone has snuck a peak at the upcoming Turion64 X2 processor, and what it will do to AMD laptops. Check out the review of this fully loaded MSI notebook.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 19, 2006 - 02:15 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Leecho's newest case mod at MODTHEBOX is a monster ... literally. Already with a frightening facade, and a backbone ... he adds gull-wing doors. Check out the pictures of this almost completed mod.
Subject: General Tech | May 19, 2006 - 12:11 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
You have probably never heard of a Polish software company called CD Project, so let Think Gaming introduce them and thier newest project "The Witcher".
Subject: General Tech | May 19, 2006 - 11:51 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
CNET posted the requirements for Vista, straight from Microsoft. There are the usual 2 lists, the minimum stats and then the recommended, or as they call it "Premium Ready". Read through to find out if you are ready, or if you need a component or two to get there.
Subject: Motherboards | May 18, 2006 - 06:26 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Gigabyte's GA-G1975X G1-Turbo has a good chance of keeping your Intel chip nice and cool, thanks to a unique cooling solution around the socket. Drop by HotHardware to find out how good a job it can do in keeping your temps down.