ASUS goes upmarket with boutique (Eee PC) S101
ASUS is getting trendy and upmarket with its Eee portfolio.
Aiming to now tap in to a more sophisticated segment of its intended marketplace, the Eee PC S101 has now been, revealed, thanks to HKEPC.
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Palit HD 4850 Sonic Edition gets a closer look
We were briefly introduced, to Palit's custom designed HD 4850 masterpiece, earlier this week.
The Palit HD 4850 Sonic Edition, as it is known amongst its peers, has been gracious enough to pose in some images that come, with courtesy, from the Palit Community Forum.
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Rumours get circulating on NVIDIA mobile GPU woes
We all knew that matters were heating up in the latest edition of GPU wars, yet today brings a twist in the tale.
Naming no names, an AIB of NVIDIA's most prominent competitor, shared some reports with the media today, concerning NVIDIA's recent malfunctioning mobile GPU woes.
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AMD HD 4870 X2 launch appears set for next week
We shared some images with you, earlier this week, of AMD's HD 4870 X2 obliging our requests for an impromptu photo shoot at QuakeCon.
Without citing it sources, this report from Fudzilla, reaffirms belief that the Sunnyvale, CA based company's R700 Spartan, better known as the Radeon HD 4870 X2, is heading for launch next week. To be precise, it is anticipated that August 12th, will be AMD's auspicious day.
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Bloomfield 2.93 GHz caught in its natural habitat
The first wave of Intel's, Nehalem microarchitecture derived, Bloomfield CPUs are highly anticipated to reach enthusiasts' hands before the turn of this year and indeed, we reported last month on some exciting performance expectations.
Now, the Bloomfield 2.66 GHz's elder sibling, the Bloomfield 2.93 GHz, has submitted to making a house, a home, courtesy of Maximum PC.
Yes, it is true. Resourceful Maximum PC, used all its skills to charm its way into the lab of one of its hardware contacts and set about ascertaining just what challenges, there may be, in building a Nehalem home.
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55nm NVIDIA GT200 GPU performing R700 stakeout
We reported recently, on suggestions that NVIDIA has shifted into gear, aiming to improve the prospects of its 65nm GT200 GPU with a, much vaunted, 55nm refresh.
According to this article from Fudzilla, not citing its sources, the 55nm refresh of NVIDIA's GT200 powerhouse has received much loving attention and is being prepared to counteract AMD's warrior, the R700.
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AMD HD 4850 takes on new mobile form
AMD's highly acclaimed HD 48xx series, will take on a new avatar and find its way into notebook systems, according to this report from PCPOP.
Known currently, as the M98, it is believed that the mobile avatar of AMD's HD 4850 powerhouse, will be fabbed using a 55nm process and apparently, teamed up with up to 1 GB of memory using a 256-bit interface.
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Intel Ibex Peak LGA1160 platform gets codenamed
We briefly touched, a few weeks ago, on circulating reports indicating that Intel's LGA1160 platform was being delayed into Q3 2009.
Expected to usher in the foundations for Intel's Havendale and Lynnfield CPUs, the Ibex Peak chipset now has some codenames to go along with it, according to this information shared by Expreview.
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Intel Montevina successor set for Q3 2009 stage
Citing its sources as notebook manufacturers, this report from DIGITIMES, explores the possibility of Intel's Nehalem microarchitecture, not reaching mobile shores until Q3 2009.
Calpella, which will succeed the very recent Centrino 2 (Montevina) platform, is the sixth generation of Intel's Centrino vision and, will usher in some fundamental changes to boot.
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Mighty Radeon 4870 X2 in the flesh at QuakeCon
During his rounds at QuakeCon 2008, Chris spotted a big piece of ATI lovin' in the form of the 4870 X2 which is set for release early next week.
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