Recently, overclocked PC's have been a small subset of vendors product lines, and customers often have had to pay huge premiums for them. Why not take the advantages of faster, more powerful computers that overclocking provides, and offer it at an affordable price? ?berclok has today done so with two high-end gaming rigs...
According to a leaked report, quoted by TechARP, Intel will discontinue six Core 2 processors; E6700, E6600, E6300, E6420 and E6320, in January next year, along with the X6800 in November. Processors to be discontinued this November include the QX6700, along with four Pentium D and three Pentium 4 chips in October. The E6400 and E4300 will also reach EOL sometime in the near future, although the date is unknown.
If TechConnect Magazine have their facts right, Nvidia's 780i SLI chipset is scheduled for launch on November 12. Alongside support for Intel's 45mn Yorkfield and Wolfdale processors, the 780i will support 1066MHz and 1333MHz FSB's, and three PCI-E 2.0 x16 slots ready for Tri-SLI. Unfortunately, DDR3 support won't arrive until January.
We've already seen an array of pictures of such a board, and toyed with some early specs. Today Digitimes, citing unnamed sources at graphics card manufacturers, are reporting that the HD 2950 Pro will arrive on November 19, with 1.5 million chips being produced in the first week of November. The site confirm the board's specs, and noted that the board will adopt 320 stream processors, like the 2900 XT.