Voodoo PC plans to release a laptop constructed in a carbon fibre shell. The notebook will be part of the ENVY series, called the ENVY m:50. Some benefits of the material will be it’s nominal Continue reading “Voodoo to release carbon fibre laptop”.
The Inquirer shares some pre-launch info on ATI’s new X850 graphic cards. The cards will be based on ATI’s .13-micron R480 core, which the Inquirer claims is “optimised R423 silicon” and are designed strictly for Continue reading “ATI X850 graphic card series revealed”.
Has the Scottish company Traffic Games developed the world’s first FPA (First Person Assassinator)? Dubbed JFK Reloaded, participants can take part in a simulated assassination of President John F. Kennedy travelling in the original Dallas Continue reading “Online game JFK Reloaded recreates assassination”.
Silicon Strategies reports a partnership between Tezzaron, and MagnaChip the latter once the non-memory division of Hynix Semiconductor. The fruits of partnership will bring to market; ” the worlds first and true three-dimensional chips.” Tezzaron Continue reading “MagnaChip and Tezzaron to manufacture worlds first 3D chips”.
Looks like Intel and NVIDIA have come to an understanding and are going to work together on some Intel platform boards. This should prove to be interesting as it will bring SLI technology to the Continue reading “Intel NFORCE Boards Coming Soon?”.
IBM’s eServer p5 595 64p benchmarks have surpassed a 3m per minute transaction record, trouncing the HP Integrity Superdome producing just over 1m transactions per minute (tpmC). The $16-million p5 system utilizes 64 1.9GHz IBM Continue reading “IBM 64-Unix server benchmarks dominate competition”.
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”.