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Daily News Round #3 for February 15, 2005

Daily News Round #3 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for February 15, 2005
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Feb 16, 2005 4:26 am

- Corsair Ships DDR2 SO-DIMMs for Mobile IntelR 915 Express Platform

Corsair have made headlines today announcing that they have shipped their new line of DDR2 PC2-4200 SO-DIMMs for notebooks using Intel's Mobile 915 Express Platform. The DDR2-533 modules come in three flavours, being 1GB, 512MB, and 256MB in sizes. Further details in Corsair's press release.


Fremont, CA, February 15, 2005: Corsair Memory, Inc., a global leader in ultra-performance DDR memory modules for PC gamers and enthusiasts, today announced immediate availability of a new line of DDR2 PC2-4200 SO-DIMMs designed to support Intel's newest mobile computing platform.


Corsair's three new SO-DIMM modules are rated at DDR2-533:


VS1GSDS533D2 1GB, DDR2-533, 200-pin SO-DIMM
VS512SDS533D2 512MB, DDR2-533, 200-pin SO-DIMM
VS256SDS533D2 256MB, DDR2-533, 200-pin SO-DIMM


- New NVIDIA nForce4 PCI Express core-logic solutions set record sales growth


This not all too surprising, NVIDIA are quite excited today after breaking their previous sales record with the help of the new nForce4 MCP's. More than 1 million boards have been passed around since the big release, showing huge demand for PCIe core logic and SLI technology worldwide. The full press release over at the NVIDIA press room.


SANTA CLARA, CA-FEBRUARY 15, 2004-NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced that the Company shipped more than one million NVIDIA nForce4 media and communication processors (MCPs), the industry's most feature-rich core-logic solutions for AMD64-based computing platforms, since its availability in December 2004. In addition, the demand for NVIDIA nForce4 SLI technology is exceeding the Company's high expectations, accounting for more than 25 percent of all NVIDIA nForce4 MCP shipments to date. This demand has resulted in the fastest sales ramp the platform group at NVIDIA has ever experienced, and helped NVIDIA grow its share of the AMD64 market to 48 percent, as reported by Mercury Research for the quarter ending December 31, 2004.

- Articles and Reviews from around the Web

- Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 in the works @ IEBlog
- World's first USB to SATA bridge chip @ Oxsemi
- Arctic Cooling NV Silencer 5 (Rev. 2) @ NVNews
- Ultra Products XL PC3200: New Competition in the DRAM Market @ Sudhian
- Intel 915P Shootout : Gigabyte GA-8GPNXP Duo @ HardwareZone
- SFF Roundup, Part I: Socket 478 and 754 Systems @ Anandtech


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