PCI-Express and dual graphic card capable for AMD. Motherboard maker’s including Abit, Albatron, ASUS, Gigabyte, Shuttle, and Soltek will manufacture motherboards based on the VIA (AMD64) K8T890 chipset, as well as the K8T890 Pro. The Continue reading “Tier-1 motherboard maker’s will use VIA K8T890 chipset”.
Well, I have HL2 installed and unlocked. After my short preview, I found this article from HardOCP. Now I fear that my gaming experience with HL2 will not be as positive as it could have Continue reading “Half-Life 2’s Dark Side – CS: Source”.
Hynix Semiconductor, and ST-Microelectronics have combined efforts to construct a $2-billion “front-end” Fab facility in Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province, China. Concentrating on wafer’s for DRAM and NAND Flash, the plant will cover some 18,000 square Continue reading “Hynix and ST-Micro to construct $2-billion DRAM Fab”.
Just hours after it’s “real” (server activation) release, Half-Life 2 benchmarks have been published at The Inquirer. Early results indicate ATI’s core technology is the favored catalyst for the game’s graphic engine. In the high Continue reading “Half Life 2 Benchmarks dominated by ATI”.
Software giant Microsoft has told the industry that they are seeking hundreds more “high-level” engineers. Great news for the the people at Redmond right? Nope… These jobs are in Hyerabad, India… “HYDERABAD, India–Microsoft will hire Continue reading “Microsoft to hire hundreds more in India”.
Per the Inquirer, the folks at Akiba PC Pricewatch have found the Intel 570J for sale in Japan. The processor will run at 3.80GHz, utilizing a 800MHz FSB (QDR) and a 1MB cache. This will Continue reading “Intel’s last Prescott P4, the 570J released today.”.
Since Valve and Vivendi have been in a legal tiff over the release of Half Life 2, it seems copies sold this past Tuesday may still be awaiting server authentication. As Charlie Demerjian of the Continue reading “Half Life 2 owners awaiting server activation”.
Although ATI won’t say that this is the “special” driver for Half Life 2 we can say that it is and it has been released this afternoon!! It’s officially known as the Beta 4.12 driver Continue reading “ATI CATALYST 4.12 Beta Released!”.
Several Dell desktop models introduced in the third quarter of this year may have defective heat pipe thermal modules, which may cause the systems to run noisy or even shutdown, according to sources at Taiwan Continue reading “Dell desktops may have defective thermal modules”.
PCPower&Cooling will be introducing two new PSU’s for 1st Quarter next year. The 700ETX, and 850ETX are designed primarily for dual video, dual processor environments. The latter will be introduced early in the 1st Quarter, Continue reading “PCPower&Cooling Introduces ETX PSU’s for 1st QTR”.
“MICROSOFT HAS started implementing features in upgrades to Windows XP which specifically prevent users of pirated keys from upgrading parts of the operating system.” The Inquirer