NVIDIA launches its Mobility 9000 GPU series

Cameron Johnson | | Jun 6, 2008 10:26 AM CDT

COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2008 Attending NVIDIA's Mobility Launch was the last press event we attended.

With the agenda of bringing a more balanced GPU to the mobile sector, something that is no longer just a graphics processor but a multi processor that is capable of hardware encoding of movies and digital HD rendering as well as physics to the mobile sector.

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OCZ talk about Fatal1ty RAM, DIY notebooks and MXM

Andrew Jones | Laptops | Jun 6, 2008 9:32 AM CDT

COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2008 We are back at OCZ for the second time and this time the new Fatal1ty RAM has been released some good specs and the man himself has put his name to them, so they must be good - right? The Fatal1ty RAM that was on display was 1GB PC2-8500 with timings of 5-5-5 at 2.2 volts.

We do look forward to testing them soon to see just what these modules offer over other memory from OCZ.

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Gainward revised designs and sneaky look at GT200

Andrew Jones | | Jun 6, 2008 9:13 AM CDT

COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2008 Speaking to Gainward we checked out their new designs for the Golden Sample series and they look nice!

We also got a look at their box for the new GT200 series graphics cards from NVIDIA and played a bit of Crysis on one of the models. However we have signed an NDA at an NVIDIA event this week at Computex and honor all NDA's to not talk about the specifications or show pictures until the specified release date.

All we can say is it will rock your world! (Ed: Can you even say that?!)

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VIA's Mini-ITX 2.0/Nano can play Crysis (video)

Steve Dougherty | Internet & Websites | Jun 6, 2008 4:07 AM CDT

COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2008 VIA held a press conference yesterday during which they announced their new Mini-ITX 2.0 concept; this further advancing on an already well regarded platform in the embedded market.

As a solid example of where Mini-ITX is now heading, a demonstration was run on an optimized PC based on the VIA Nano platform along with an NVIDIA graphics card (thanks to the residing x16 PCI-E slot) in which Crysis was then fired up and shown to be ticking along quite nicely.

The folks at Technovoyance were there to witness the action and kindly uploaded a video so we can see it for ourselves.

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NVIDIA stooping to a new low

Steve Dougherty | | Jun 6, 2008 3:56 AM CDT

COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2008 It's been discovered by the team at Techarp that NVIDIA has gone to the extent of assigning a Spy to attend Computex and catch anyone out who may be leaking specific details on its upcoming lineup of GTX 200 series graphics cards.

NVIDIA has been extremely paranoid about their GTX 200 graphics cards. They even have a spy (a Chinese bloke wearing glasses and masquerading as a journalist) patrolling the Computex exhibition halls to enforce the NVIDIA law and catch leaks from their partners. Somehow, that also includes questioning real journalists about their sources. Well, Mr. 007, you should never threaten journalists...

I am in total agreeance with the following :-

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ASUS gadgets including dual screen notebook

Andrew Jones | | Jun 6, 2008 3:52 AM CDT

COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2008 Having covered the Eee PC and the motherboards and graphics cards, it's time to look at some of the gadgets that ASUS have been showing off this Computex.

As we walk in their Trade Centre booth they have by the door a couple of concept models that they hope to produce very soon. First is a dual screen notebook with a Nintendo DS feel as the bottom screen is multi-touch.

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