Force 3D, the AMD derivative of Inno 3D, is preparing to launch a HD 4850 and 4870 equipped with Arctic Cooling's Accelero Twin Turbo dual-fan cooler.
If Fudzilla are to be believed, Intel's next Core 2 Quad will be hitting retail on August 31st. The 2.33GHz Q8200 will fill the role of Intel's cheapest 45nm quad-core part.
Apple will adopt Nvidia chipsets in its next-gen MacBooks, according to PC Perspective's Ryan Shrout. Nvidia's upcoming MCP79 chip is the current suspect.
MSI's foremost Eee PC rival has been subject to a $100 price gain. As detailed here, the 3- and 6-cell battery versions now retail at $499 and $549, respectively.
The IEEE has approved a faster FireWire specification which will quadruple speeds. While maintaining backwards compatibility, speeds of 3.2GB/s are boasted.
Since a keynote last month, the rumour mill has been spinning out of control with talk of Steve Jobs' health. The New York Times has shed some light on the topic.
The 55nm GeForce 9800 GTX+ has now hit retail. Additionally, Nvidia has launched the 9800 GT and 9500 GT with CUDA support (allowing PhysX and Folding).
The HD 4870 X2 is looking to be quite a good overclocker, as XtremeSystems has proven. Using a modified BIOS, speeds of 850MHz / 4000MHz DDR were reached.