“We only see an increase of 4-9% in scores on the 1066MHz bus compared to the 800MHz bus and considering the fact that the CPU is running about 320MHz higher (or 9% faster), the scores Continue reading “Pentium4 1066MHz Bus : Introduction / Testbed”.
“SUNNYVALE, CA — October 26, 2004 –AMD announced today that the AMD Athlon 64 processor received Product of the Yea honors in Computer Shopper magazine s list of The Best in Tech 2004.” TechConnect Magazine
Interesting article, but to me it seems to have a slightly anti-AMD twiat. Its a basic concept that when you O/C a system, all parts are working over their specs and requiring extra juice, and Continue reading “AMD has revised its AMD Athlon 64 Processor Power”.
“…….Cutting it short, the PowerColor X300 SE can be characterized like this: a high-quality inexpensive graphics card for users who don’t need fast 3D but want to have the functionality missing in integrated graphics solutions. Continue reading “ATI Introduces DirectX 9 and PCI Express to Value Graphics Market: PowerColor X300SE Graphics Card”.
“Intel’s code-named Smithfield dual-core desktop processors will be clocked at around 3.00GHz clock-speed and will support 64-bit capability, claims report at AnandTech web-site, however, the chips will not sport Hyper-Threading technology along with high-speed processor Continue reading “Inte’s Desktop Dual-Core Chips to be Clocked at 3.20GHz, Says Report”.
“In addition to the ICH7 for standard PCs, there will be an ICH7 DH for entertainment PCs, an ICH7 DO for digital-office devices, an ICH7 DE for digital-enterprise applications and an ICH7 R for RAID Continue reading “5 New Southbridges for Smithfield”.
“AMD, the world’s second largest maker of PC microprocessors, is preparing to roll-out a reference design of a computer that will serve for people in emerging markets and cannot afford even entry-level computers.” TechConnect Magazine
“A developer in Tokyo has created an add-on for Vodafone handsets that’s meant to be used as a night filter to let people take pictures with their phones in the dark.” CNET News
“A survey conducted by Internet service provider America Online found that 20 percent of home computers were infected by a virus or worm, and that various forms of snooping programs such as spyware and adware Continue reading “Your PC May Be Less Secure Than You Think”.
“ABIT, a maker of mainboards aimed at enthusiasts and gamers, unveiled its mainboard based on NVIDIA nForce3 chipset, a product that was under question after a dispute between ABIT and NVDIA Corp. earlier this year. Continue reading “ABIT Makes Step Back Towards NVIDIA’s Chipsets”.
“For some, it was inevitable, as Intel had been enduring a string of missteps including the unceremonious cancellation of its 4-GHz Pentium “Prescott” chip this month. It was as if the Santa Clara, Calif., company Continue reading “Intel’s Barrett: More to Life than Gigahertz”.
Today we set out on a fun little project. We decided to test a mod that was floating around on the net and see if it really works! The Sony DW-U18A DVD burner was a popular model, and now there are instructions on the net to show you how to flash it to a Lite-On 832s! Thus, making your single-layer burner turn into a Dual-Layer (DL) burner! Is this really a free upgrade? We will find out!