Dell Lowers Server and Notebook Prices Again

If you have been wanting to but a Dell enterprise server or a Latitude notebook today might be your luck day! Dell slashed prices on many systems this morning to keep their market share up and the discounts are very nice. Twenty-eight per cent falls off enterprise servers, single-core servers duck 13 per cent, up …more

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Samsung unveils 32GB Flash-based ‘HDD killer’

Samsung has launched the world’s first 32GB NAND Flash-based hard disk drive replacement unit. The company claimed the so-called “solid state disk” can access data three times faster than an HDD can and write files one-and-a-half times more quickly. Interesting news to say the least! The SSD is a 2.5in form-factor product that operates at …more

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AMD may provide CPUs for Ultra-Mobile PCs (UMPCs)

Demand for Microsoft?s Ultra-Mobile PCs (UMPCs) will really depend on whether technical issues such as excessive power use can be resolved, sources at Taiwan PC manufacturers indicated, who hinted that Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) may also become involved in this potential market. Still a bit too early to call on this one, but anything is …more

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Strong Notebook Sales Slow PC Growth Rate

Notebook computer sales, the bright spot in a challenging PC market, will grow significantly less than expected in the current quarter, according to a new Wall Street report. And the transition to Microsoft’s forthcoming Vista operating system will stall new desktop purchases throughout the year before sparking an upgrade cycle in 2007. As a result, …more

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ABIT-USI merger in effect

Today, ABIT Computer Corporation and Universal Scientific Industrial Co. Ltd. (USI) completed the transfer of the ABIT motherboard brand and related intangible assets to a new joint venture company established by both ABIT and USI. The new company, registered as Universal ABIT Co., Ltd. It looks like the name ABIT will still be around! USI …more

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Super Talent Ships 1GHz 2GB DDR2 Kits

Super Talent Technology late tonight announced immediate availability of a 1 Gigahertz, 2 Gigabyte DDR2 memory kit. Super Talent?s new T1000UX2G5 is a matched pair of 1GB PC2-8000 DDR2 modules. Super Talent?s recently introduced 800MHz DDR2 kit, T800UX2GC4, is widely touted as the world?s fastest 2GB DDR2 kit. Super Talent engineers have now developed an …more

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Rambus Inks Licensing Deal With Fujitsu

Rambus has signed a technology licensing pact with Fujitsu that could be worth up to $198 million. The five-year deal covers all segments of Fujitsu’s business, including semiconductors and computer systems, representing the latest step in Rambus’ efforts to extend its licensing business beyond manufacturers of DRAM memory chips. The deal “marks our first system-level …more

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Flash memory price ‘to drop 25%’

Chip firms should brace for a slump in the price of memory chips used in small devices, Hynix has warned. The chipmaker says it expects the price of Nand chips, used in digital cameras and music players, to drop 25% in the first quarter of 2006. Good news for consumers and bad news for all …more

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Weekend Reviews from Around the Web

[H]ardOCP Reviews gives an NVIDIA SLI Physics Tech Preview! Find this and other reviews by visiting the Legit Forums! What is most interesting is that we have Ageia to thank for this gaming physics awakening. But Ageia have also awoken the sleeping giants, ATI and NVIDIA in terms of physics. From what we have seen, …more

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BIOSTAR Motherboards Support Intel 965 Processors?!?!

BIOSTAR has recently updated their processor support on their Intel motherboards and they are now showing support for an Intel 965 Processor. The BioStar site shows the processor runs at 3.73GHz (1066MHz) and has a Processor Number of 965. Looks like a new Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition will be coming out soon! None

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NVIDIA SLI Physics Tech Preview @ [H] Enthusiast

Today NVIDIA is announcing some very exciting technology for gamers that is poised to improve your gaming experience in a very real way. Our preview of the technology will tell you what you need to know from the gamer?s perspective. “What is most interesting is that we have Ageia to thank for this gaming physics …more

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Microsoft Xbox 360’s anti-hack security system has been Hacked

Claiming they’re more interested in hacking than piracy, the collaborative effort led by an individual known only by the handle TheSpecialist, hacked the player’s DVD drive firmware to play DVD R discs – rather than reject them. The video can be found here. TheSpecialist said the modified firmware, which is believed not to bypass discs’ …more

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NVIDIA 7900 GT/GTX out of stock in USA, UK

NVIDIA has been all about hard launches in 2006 and while they launched the GeForce 7900 series with cards at retailers they couldn’t keep their supplies up. If you visit Newegg every single 7900 GT/GTX is sold out and none are expected for many days to come. I wonder if they sold out because of …more

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ATI Launches The 1GB FireGL V7350 Video Card

ATI Launches The 1GB FireGL V7350 Video Card

ATI Technologies today announced the industry’s first one gigabyte (1GB) workstation graphics accelerator, the ATI FireGL V7350, and also a 512 megabyte configuration, the FireGL V7300. These are ultra high-end 3D card designed for CAD, DCC and imaging professionals who work with massive datasets and the price tag reflects that. The FireGL V7350 and FireGL …more

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