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Archive for October 24th, 2021

Foxconn announce 8800GTX/GTS

Foxconn today have announced the FV-N88XMAD2-OD and FV-N88SMBD2-OD graphics cards powered by the latest NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTX and 8800GTS graphics processing unit.

Intel Ignites Quad-Core Era

Press Release: SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 14, 2006 ? Intel Corporation today kicked off the computer industry?s multi-core PC era by delivering four computing ?brains? inside a single microprocessor with the introduction of the Quad-Core Intel Xeon 5300 and Intel Core 2 Extreme quad-core processor families. These products deliver immense speed and responsiveness for general purpose servers and workstations and for digital media creation, high-end gaming and other market segments that crave absolute performance. Intel began the transition to multi-core technology 4 years ago with Intel Hyper-threading technology, followed by the introduction of the industry?s first dual-core PC processors in April last year. Intel recently refreshed its entire product line by introducing over 40 new processors, including those based on the revolutionary Intel Core microarchitecture, a more powerful yet energy-efficient design.

Hardware Review Roundup 14/11/06

Processors Intel’s quad-core Xeon processors @ Tech Report Motherboards Gigabyte GA-8I945GZME-RH 945GZ Express @ PC Stats – ECS GeForce6100SM-M AM2 @ Virtual-Hideout – MSI K9N Diamond @ Hardware Secrets Video / Displays ASUS PW201 20" LCD @ Techgage – Asus EAX1950XTX plus EAX1950 Crossfire @ CPU3D Cases & Cooling NZXT Adamas Aluminum Chassis @ OCIA – Cooler Master Aquagate Viva @ 3DGameMan – Thermaltake Mozart SX (VC7001SNS) @ Future looks – Coolermaster Hyper TX Review @ XSReviews – Cold Fusion case mod @ Bit-Tech – Thermaltake Big Typhoon VX Cooler @ Legit Reviews Networking How To Get More Power From A Wireless Router @ The TechZone Power Supplies Corsair HX 620W Power Supply Review @ Madshrimps Peripherals Scythe Kama-Meter Multi Functional Controller @ Pro-Clockers – Creative SBS 370 2.1 Speaker System Review @ 3DAvenue

Top 500 supercomputing list 2006, AMD dominates.

Arstechnica has a little summary on the top 500 supercomputing?list for 2006, which i thought would please the AMD fans out there. The new Top 500 supercomputer list is out, and it contains some interesting twists from the previous list. In particular, followers of the Intel vs. AMD wars will be interested to know that AMD continued to gain on Intel, with 113 systems now using the Opteron (vs. 80 in the June rankings). The number of Intel x86 systems dropped from 265 to 228, even though Woodcrest has already made its way into the list.

OCZ Technology signs with D&H Distributing

In the United States at least, OCZ products should soon become more widely available to system builders and resellers.

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