Dell picks up AMD chips amid SEC probe

As expected, the world’s largest PC maker announced on Thursday that it will ship Dimension desktops and two-processor servers equipped with AMD’s chips by the end of the year. Its first embrace of AMD products came in May, when it announced plans to ship a four-processor server based on the chips. AMD, naturally, was thrilled …more

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ATI’s R600 graphics card has 64 real pipes

The ATI R600 GPU has been in the works for some time and details and rumors are coming out daily on it now. Our dear friend Fudo believes that it has 64 pipelines… WOW! We previously wrote that the chip will have sixty four Shader units but we never realised at the time that the …more

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Intel’s digital-home Bearlake G+ to support HDMI and HDCP

Delivering its Bearlake chipset family to the market in the second quarter of 2007, Intel will begin with the Bearlake-P variant, which targets the mainstream market, and the Bearlake-G chipset that includes an integrated graphics processor (IGP), indicated motherboard makers familiar with Intel’s chipset roadmap. Next two products in this family, the Bearlake-X and Bearlake-G+, …more

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Abit launches AW9D Series of Intel 975 Motherboards

Abit launches AW9D Series of Intel 975 Motherboards

Today Universal abit launched their much anticipated AW9D and AW9D-MAX motherboards based on the Intel 975X chipset. There has been much anticipation in the industry for this series and as far as looks go, these boards are built to please. Abit AW9D-MAX is the essence of Bushido, the true ?way of the warrior?. This board …more

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Internet crimes hit record high in Japan

The number of Internet-related crimes in Japan in the first six months of this year hit a record high, according to data issued Thursday by the National Police Agency. The NPA said there were 1,802 cases of such crimes in the first half of 2006, which is up 12 percent on the same period last …more

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110 GHz Device Made By Adding Fluorine to the Silicon

A simple tweak to the way common silicon transistors are made could allow faster, cheaper mobile phones and digital cameras, say UK researchers. By adding Fluorine to the silicon they were able to go faster and that they did, by reaching 110GHz! To achieve the speed gain, researchers at the University of Southampton added fluorine …more

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Foxconn seeking to become Apple notebook manufacturer

Apple Computer is said to be looking for a third contract manufacturer in Taiwan for its MacBooks, with Foxconn Electronics (the registered trade name of Hon Hai Precision Industry) standing a good chance of becoming the new partner, according to the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN). Foxconn is eyeing orders from Apple for a 15-inch …more

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ATI to reluctantly release Radeon X1950 XTX on 23rd

According to Fudo ATI has seems to have changed its mind again on when to launch its forthcoming R580+ chip. If this is correct the ATI Radeon X1950 XTX should be seen in reviews on the 23rd, while retail cards will hit store shelves in mass on September 14th. The chaps in Canada wanted to …more

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Production flaws cited in Dell recall

Dell Inc.’s record-setting recall of 4.1 million notebook computer batteries raised safety concerns about the power source of countless electronic devices, but experts said the problem appears to stem from flaws in the production of the laptop batteries, not the underlying technology. Customers Tuesday began calling the company and surfing to a special Web site, …more

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Google is everywhere in Mountain View, California

The Web search leader said on Tuesday that it is now making a Google-supported wireless Internet network generally available to the 72,000 residents of Mountain View, California, along with the town’s office workers, daily visitors and the more than 1,000 Microsoft Corp. employees at the Google rival’s 24-acre Mountain View campus. Wireless customers with Google …more

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Dell’s first AMD-based servers to feature Socket-F Opteron

Dell’s first AMD-based servers to feature Socket-F Opteron featuring, which were formally announced yesterday, the first AMD-based server lineup from Dell will be launched in the fourth quarter of 2006, the Chinese-language Apple Daily cited market sources as reporting. DigiTimes Daily IT News

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Kingston to Support Next-Generation AMD Opteron Processors

Kingston Technology today announced the ValueRAM DDR2 Registered ECC memory module, Kingston’s new memory technology supporting Next-Generation AMD Opteron 1000 Series processors. The new memory modules leverage proven AMD64 technology with energy-efficient DDR2 memory and AMD PowerNow! technology capabilities to deliver stability, reliability and high performance. Kingston’s ValueRAM DDR2 Registered ECC memory features speeds of …more

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Next-Genertation AMD Opteron Processors Arrive

AMD today introduced its Next-Generation AMD Opteron processor family, featuring industry-leading performance-per-watt and outstanding virtualization capabilities. As the only x86 server processor with planned upgradeability to native quad-core within the same thermal design power envelope, Next-Generation AMD Opteron processors are designed to enable customers to increase computing capacity without altering datacenter infrastructure. In addition to …more

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Bigfoot Network’s $279.99 Killer Nic Card Pictured

Bigfoot Network’s $279.99 Killer Nic Card Pictured

I’m sure you’ve heard about it. I’m sure that you have seen the software rendered pictures. And I’m pretty sure you’ve seen people saying that the Killer NIC by Bigfoot Networks is nothing more than vaporware. Today Legit Reviews has the exclusive on the first pictures of the NIC card. As you can see the …more

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