After probing through leading online retailers, TechReport has done the homework for us on the HD 4850 and 9800 GTX's pricing. Currently the latter is more expensive.
In an effort to sway buyers to its high-end Bloomfield platform (rather than socket LGA 1160), pricing for the 2.66 GHz Penryn successor will be around $284.
With E3 looming on the horizon, Nintendo will introduce its Wii MotionPlus accessory for its Wii-mote. The add-on is said to improve sensitivity and responsiveness.
With AMD's HD 4870 X2 2GB (GDDR5) launching at $549, rumors have emerged which indicate that the cheaper HD 4850 X2 2GB (GDDR3) derivative will retail at $449.
Word has it that once the Radeon HD 4600 and 4400 series arrive, AMD will discontinue products based on its older RV670 core (alias the Radeon HD 3800-series).
Right on schedule, Intel's Centrino 2 platform has overcome its delays and has now made its official debut. OCZ has already launched a notebook to feature the platform.
What was first detailed earlier this month has now become official - Intel's X58 chipset will support SLI. This is thanks to nForce 200 chips on compatible boards.
AMD plans to launch its first 40nm part in Q1 2009, which will arrive in the form of the RV740 core. The RV870 will recieve its final touches around this time, also.