ECS Has Intel Broadwater Chipset Motherboard at Computex

Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc. (ECS), a leading computer hardware and notebook manufacturer, is set to introduce a full line of Intel 965/946 Express Chipset-based motherboards supporting the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors at Computex Taipei 2006. Based on the Broadwater chipset, the ECS PX1, P965T-A, G965T-M, P946PLT-A, and 946GZT-M motherboards feature technological breakthroughs including …more

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NVIDIA Launches The GeForce 7950GX2 Video Card

NVIDIA today announced the new NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GX2, the world?s fastest graphics card , is available immediately from the Company?s add-in card partners. The GeForce 7950 GX2 performs as much as 72% faster than the leading single-GPU graphics cards on the market today by harnessing the power of two GeForce 7950 graphics processing units …more

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Intel’s Official Comments On AMD’s Upcoming 4×4 Platform

After AMD announced their upcoming ‘4×4’ enthusiast platform yesterday during their analyst day we contacted Intel to see what kind of reaction we could get. Just minutes ago Intel cleared a statement for us to post and you can read it below. We?re not sure how many of these parts they will actually ship, but …more

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U.S. wants to keep Web records for two years

The U.S. Department of Justice has quietly told Google, Microsoft and other major Internet companies that it wants them to keep detailed records of where people go while surfing the Web for up to two years. Here comes big brother watching our backs again. The proposal, which would require congressional approval, could dramatically change how …more

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AMD Announces ‘4×4’ Enthusiast Platforms

AMD Announces ‘4×4’ Enthusiast Platforms

AMD just minutes ago announced the next generation AMD enthusiast platform called the ‘4×4’. Featuring a pair of dual-core FX processors and a pair of NVIDIA SLI or ATI CrossFire video cards you will end up with the ‘4×4’ platform. AMD also let us know that the ‘4×4’ platform can start out with a single …more

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Mushkin Announces First DDR-2 REDLINE — XP2-8000 Memory

Mushkin Enhanced today announced the addition of the XP2-8000 DDR-2 memory module into their popular REDLINE series. The addition of the XP2-8000 to Mushkin’s REDLINE class should be big news to enthusiasts worldwide as the XP2-8000 REDLINE kits will be available in both 512MB and 1GB capacities and come rated with tight timings of 4-5-4-11 …more

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Intel Confirms Conroe Shipping at 2.93GHz For Launch

Late yesterday I was sent an e-mail from Intel letting us know that they have two Extreme Edition Conroe processors coming out this year. The first will be clocked at 2.93GHz and later it will be replaced by a 3.2GHz version. Intel says the Kentsfield is still on track for Q1’07, which is good news …more

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VIA Launches Ultra Low Power EPIA CN Mini-ITX Mainboard

IA Technologies, Inc. today announced the VIA EPIA CN-Series Mini-ITX mainboards, the latest in the range of VIA C7 processor-based ultra compact platforms boasting an average power consumption of just 16 watts. Boasting the highly power efficient VIA C7 processor at speeds of 1GHz or 1.3GHz, along with the VIA CN700 digital media chipset integrating …more

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Thermalright Ultra-120 For AMD AM2 Platforms Coming Late June

For those who have the newest AMD platform, AM2, Thermalright will have you covered come end of June, 2006. It will have its customized retention bracket for mounting Ultra-120 on an AM2 socket. More information on the Ultra-120 can be found on the Ultra-120 product page. About a month and a half ago Ultra-90 was …more

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Rumor: AMD Wants To Buy ATI Technology

Shares of ATI Technologies Inc. jumped more than 9.5 percent Wednesday after a Wall Street analyst said the graphics chip maker may be acquired by Advanced Micro Devices Inc., the PC microprocessor maker that’s been taking market share from Intel Corp. This is a rumor for now, but high ranking analysts are now saying that …more

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Online jobs index rises to record high

A monthly index of online recruitment rose to a record level in May, reflecting hiring demand in most industries, Monster Worldwide Inc. said on Thursday. he parent of job-hunting Web site Monster.com said its Monster Employment index was up 4 points to a record high of 167 in May. The two-year-old index had dipped by …more

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Sun to cut 4,000-5,000 jobs in Santa Clara

It is never a good thing to see jobs being cut, but Sun Microsystems is getting ready to let 4,000 – 5,000 workers go in an attempt to save some money and turn things around. Computer server maker Sun Microsystems Inc., whose revenue has declined four years in a row, said Wednesday it plans to …more

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Police hit major BitTorrent site — ThePirateBay.org

Swedish police have shut down a site accused of being a major source of pirated films, music and software. More than 50 law enforcement officials raided 10 locations, confiscating the computers and detaining three people. Who said that downloading files wouldn’t land you in jail! ThePirateBay.org had described itself to be the largest search index …more

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Swiftech Stock (Rouchon Inds. Inc.) Drops 98 Percent

Rouchon Industries, dba Swiftech, which is traded over the counter had 666 shares traded today resulting in a 97.62 percent drop for the day. It looks like two trades took place with one person dumping 333 shares and someone buying all 333 shares back at fewer than two cents a share. This morning the stock …more

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