News

hardware
gadgets

hardware

DDR2 vs DDR3 tested head to head

@ 2007/06/13 read/post comments(1)
the DDR3 DIMM at 1.7 volts was noticeably hotter than the DDR2 DIMM at 2.15 volts, both Geils using the same standard heat spreader type. Geil usually has pretty good choice of dies (Micron in both cases here) and, even… Go To Full Article

Google, Intel target efficient PC power supplies

@ 2007/06/13 read/post comments(0)
At the heart of the initiative is a push to get PC makers and consumers to adopt more efficient power supplies and voltage regulators. These two components, working together, convert AC power from a wall socket to 12-volt DC power… Go To Full Article

One Laptop Per Me

@ 2007/06/13 read/post comments(0)
A $US549 Dell laptop is not a very exciting product - it'll have half as much RAM as it needs, for a start - but it's still worth remembering. Heck, you can get a Lenovo 3000-series laptop for $US649, or… Go To Full Article

Acer Ferrari 1005WTMi Notebook

@ 2007/06/13 read/post comments(0)
We would like to introduce to you another member of the Ferrari racing team from Acer. This time it is going to be an ultra-compact solution based on AMD Turion 64 X2 TL60 processor running at 2.0GHz that proved very… Go To Full Article

OCZ 1000w Power Supply Duel

@ 2007/06/13 read/post comments(0)
We take two very similar OCZ desktop power supplies and give them a through evaluation while getting to the bottom of just what is the true difference between the GameXStream and ProXStream line of PSUs from OCZ. Spend your cash… Go To Full Article

AMD forces Intel to drop chip prices by 50%

@ 2007/06/12 read/post comments(7)
The company told customers it will cut prices of its high- end Core 2 Quad processor by 50 percent on July 22, according to an Intel document given to clients. The chips, introduced in November to run servers and the… Go To Full Article

Google to limit data retention to 18 months

@ 2007/06/12 read/post comments(1)
Google on Tuesday said it would cut the time for which it retains users’ personal search data to 18 months from 18-24 months, in a fresh concession to European Union data protection officials. Go To Full Article

Google chafes at Vista

@ 2007/06/12 read/post comments(0)
Google charged that Vista includes a desktop search program that competes with a Google product. Google claims the Microsoft offering is complicated to turn off, which hurts the performance of PCs and makes it less likely people would use Google's… Go To Full Article

Intel got the engineers, didn't need Nvidia or ATI

@ 2007/06/12 read/post comments(3)
Our sources within Intel said that AMD jumped the guns with the acquisition of ATI and that at the end it could have done the same job just by getting the engineers. Intel acquired many ATI guys… Go To Full Article

id Software shows of new 3D engine dubbed Tech 5

@ 2007/06/12 read/post comments(1)
Tech 5 will be the basis of a game based on 'new IP' for id, meaning no more Doom or Quake. Carmack claims to have made more headway eliminating textures as a bottleneck, following on from his mega-texture work, and… Go To Full Article

‹ First  < 7028 7029 7030 7031 7032 >  Last ›