August 17th, 2009, 11:41 AM

Asus Soon to Release NVIDIA ION Motherboard

While NVIDIA’s ION platform has been raved as the next big thing since the release of the Intel Atom processor, it has been rather slow to receive support from manufacturer’s; with only a handful of relatively unknown companies producing ION solutions. Asus however, is ready to step in the ring with the AT3N7A-I which has [...]

August 13th, 2009, 10:22 AM

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Makes Official Debut

We reported a few months ago, AMD’s plan’s to upstage their current king of the hill, the Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition, with a processor that pushes the limits of computing even further – the AMD Phenom II X4 965. The 965 operates at 3.4GHz, the fastest clock speed of any processor currently on [...]

August 10th, 2009, 11:15 AM

AMD Adds New Levels of Processing Performance to Embedded BGA Client Platform

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced immediate availability of two new dual-core, 18W TDP processors for the highly-scalable ASB1 BGA embedded client platform. The AMD Turion™ Neo X2 processor Model L625 and the AMD Athlon™ Neo X2 processor Model L325 deliver PC-caliber performance in a very low power envelope and with an embedded-friendly ball grid array [...]

August 10th, 2009, 10:56 AM

NVIDIA SLI Technology To Be Featured With P55 Chipset

VIDIA Corporation today announced that Intel Corporation, and the world’s other leading motherboard manufacturers, including ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte, and MSI, have all licensed NVIDIA® SLI® technology for inclusion on their Intel® P55 Express Chipset-based motherboards designed for the upcoming Intel® Core™ i7 and i5 processor in the LGA1156 socket. As a result, customers who purchase [...]

July 21st, 2009, 1:08 PM

Intel Set to Cut Prices on Desktop Processors

Intel updated their pricing list late Sunday in accordance with earlier rumours  of pricing cuts to desktop CPUs slated for July 20th 2009. This change seems to be strategically planned, given AMD’s announcement of its quarterly results being expected later today (Tuesday July 21st 2009).   The cuts are aimed primarily at the 45nm  Core 2 [...]

July 20th, 2009, 1:19 PM

AMD Preparing AM3 Sempron Processors

AMD is setting up to launch its first set of Sempron processors for the recently released AM3 socket. The new CPUs will embrace the move to DDR3 and are targeted for the budget market and media centre systems. The chips are single-core units codenamed “Sagras” and based off the cores in the Athlon II X2 [...]

July 15th, 2009, 11:09 AM

Braidwood Technology – Intel’s Golden Child

Since Computex 2009 we have had one pressing question surrounding slated release of Intel’s P55 Chipset. Will it have Braidwood technology or not? Although it has yet to be answered we can at least get an idea; not from Intel itself but rather all the board manufacturers showing off their P55 concepts. Looming in the [...]

July 13th, 2009, 10:24 AM

AMD Annouces Release of Six-Core AMD Opteron HE Processor

AMD today announced the immediate availability of three new members of the Six-Core AMD Opteron™ processor family that specifically address rising demand for balanced systems with increased performance yet greater power-efficiency for cloud computing and web serving environments. The 55W ACP Six-Core AMD Opteron HE processors are currently shipping for 2-, 4- and 8-P systems [...]

July 8th, 2009, 1:27 PM

NVIDIA Releases Their Own SLI Patch

With EVGA receiving all the praise over their SLI Enchancement Patch, it would appear NVIDIA has gotten a bit jealous of the attention and decided to provide a fix for their own products (fancy that huh) The patch is compatible with any SLI motherboard, and is non vendor specific. It is suggested to be used [...]

July 7th, 2009, 1:57 PM

New Record! AMD CPUs Breaks 7GHz Barrier and 3DMark Scores

Well here is an exciting tidbit of news for the morning. The lads over at XtremeSystems had a bit of a party in Finland over the weekend, and boy what a event it was! In attendance was the usual list of suspects representing Finland, Russia, Sweden, Italy and Belgium. Along with the usual overclocker’s party [...]