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Archive for February 24th, 2021

Michael Bay “confused” about Paramount’s HD DVD move

Following on from yesterday's report, Transformers director Michael Bay made comments saying "For them to deny people who have Blu-ray sucks!... No Transformers 2 for me." However, today he sees things in a different light...

Tilera announce 64-core processor

Tilera have announced a new processor with 64 cores. The company states that it delivers ten times the performance and thirty times the performance-per-watt of an Intel dual-core Xeon. Don't get too excited though, the chip is designed for embedded applications.

G965 Express gains hardware vertex shader 3.0

Intel have released a new driver for their G965 Express chipset that enables hardware vertex processing. Prior to this, the chip only supported shader model 2.0 through a BETA driver released last year.

Kinc closes in on Kingpin’s 3Dmark 06 record

Yesterday Kingpin secured the 8800 Ultra's lead scoring 26,454 with an overclocked QX6850. Today, overclocker Kinc has broken 26K for the first time. With two HD 2900 XTs, his QX6850 based system scored 26,454.

Toshiba announces 2.5″ 320GB notebook drive

Set for production in November, Toshiba have announced nine new notebook hard-drives - one featuring 320GB of storage. The MK-3252GSX2.5 spins at 5400rpm, supports 3Gbps SATA and has 8MB of cache.

Early HD 2950 Pro specs revealed

The folks over at VR-Zone have some early information regarding AMD's HD 2950 Pro. Based on the 55nm RV670 core, the card will have the same clocks as the R600 but lower temps, TDP and 320 stream processors.

Intel lines up 11 Penryn CPU’s for notebooks

In the first quarter of 2008, Intel plans to launch five 45nm Penryn CPU's targeted at the notebook platform. Clcok frequencies will stand at 2.8GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.4GHz and 2.1GHz and L2 Cache will range from 3MB to 6MB.

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