Epox Nforce 4 ready

“ EPOX IS ALWAYS one of the first companies to have Nvidia Nforce boards ready and this time it is among the first with its Nforce 4 Ultra board. Epox decided not to do Nforce 4 SLI board and it went first with Nforce 4 Ultra. The company might go for SLI board after as its …more

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DFI announces SLI and Ultra boards

“ DFI MIGHT be the first tier two motherboard company which got the green light from Nvidia to make a SLI board. Nvidia told us before that at first only tier one motherboard manufactures might get a licence to do this delicate job. It was too hard and complicated for the others, company sources said. DFI …more

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Bill Gates Promotes ‘Digital Lifestyle’

“Bill Gates believes millions of consumers worldwide would live better if a sea of music, movies, video games and television shows were piped into their earphones, laptops, cell phones, cars and living rooms. In a scheduled speech Wednesday night at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show, the Microsoft Corp. chairman was to explain that the …more

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Desktop Intel Pentium 4 ?Prescott? Processors Can Enable 64-bit ? Rumour

BIOS Update Can Enable 64-bit Capability on Prescott Chips, Says Web-Site “A Taiwan based web-site reported a rumour claiming there is a possibility to enable 64-bit capability on Intel?s latest Pentium 4 microprocessors in LGA775 form-factor using a mainboard BIOS update. While the information may be correct, it is currently highly-unlikely that such operation will …more

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Where is ATI’s X800AIW?

“ THE ATI MULTIMEDIA department obviously followed the practice of delays well used by ATI 3D chip department. ATI delayed and failed to ship pretty much every single card on time in 2004 and X800AIW is no different. Right now, there is no sign or any words indicating that All in Wonder X800 is going to …more

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NV40/45 WDM video acceleration still broken

“ AS WE EXPECTED and announced Nvidia released its Pure Video marchitecture driver together with its Turbo cache marchitecture. Pure Video was a long awaited marchitecture as it finally managed to put video part of some Nvidia Geforce 6 chips to good use. Nvidia proved to the world that it can make a driver, six months …more

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AMD: some of our chips are missing

“ THE INQ got a call from AMD’s HQ in Sunnyvale at midnight last night, but it wasn’t about defective chips swilling around in the channel, or for all we know, sitting in peoples’ machines. No. The ALA wanted to know just how we got wind of AMD World, so we told him the truth: Senior …more

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Fix Windows XP SP2 Installation Woes

“Lots of folks who have installed Windows XP Service Pack 2 have run into an annoying glitch that causes their PCs to restart repeatedly. Microsoft has a patch to fix the problem, which arises from a conflict between SP2′s installation program and an adware application that is lurking on many PC users’ hard disks. Many …more

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AMD Chips in For Portable Video Players

“Advanced Micro Devices has developed a low-power chip that it thinks will make portable video players more compelling by reducing the time needed to transfer content to the devices. The company is expected to announce the chip at the International Consumer Electronics Show this week. Advertisement Portable video players with the new Alchemy Au1200 processor …more

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Intel, Aerosmith to launch new marchitecture

“ ON JANUARY 6TH at Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas Intel’s boss Craig Barrett and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will announce the UmixIT marchitecture. Using antique techniques of online journalism we discovered that UmixIT is actually sound mixer powered by the famous music application Cakewalk. It?s a way to allow the average chap or chapess …more

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Consumer Electronics Show promises gizmo gasfest

  “ THE INQ begins its long trek out to Las Vegas tomorrow to cover the latest goings-on at the Consumer Electronics Show taking place this week. Before we trade cold, miserable England for cold, miserable Nevada, here’s a preview of what we’re expecting from the show. Although the show doesn’t officially start until Thursday, Wednesday …more

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Intel to introduce C0 stepping 915P/G chipsets in March

“Intel plans to introduce new versions of its 915P and 915G chipsets in March, shifting the core stepping of the ICH6 southbridge from B1 to the C0 stepping, according to market sources familiar with Intel?s roadmap. The shift to the new core stepping is aimed at enhancing the stability of data transmission for the USB …more

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Taiwan police seize 60,000 suspect AMD CPUs

“ Based on tips provided by Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Taiwan, the police Friday raided an electronics company located in Tainan, southern Taiwan, and seized a total of 60,000 suspect AMD CPUs, according to the police and sources at AMD Taiwan. The suspect AMD CPUs, including K7 and K8 models, were defective CPUs that would normally …more

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Three-Way Gaming Mouse Showdown

“ Your rig is all decked out and tweaked to the max, but how’s your mouse? Are you still using a ball mouse to game with? Fear not! ldonyo takes a look at three optical gaming mice to help you frag your best! “ TechConnect Magazine

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