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1986 Mac Plus Vs. 2007 AMD DualCore. You Won't Believe Who Wins

@ 2007/06/01 read/post comments(1)
For the functions that people use most often, the 1986 vintage Mac Plus beats the 2007 AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+: 9 tests to 8! Out of the 17 tests, the antique Mac won 53% of the time! Including a… Go To Full Article

Overclocked Core 2 E6700 @ 5693 breaks 9 Second SuperPi Barrier

@ 2007/05/31 read/post comments(2)
Omega forum member at XtremeSystems has pulled of an amazing SuperPi 1M run, clocking in at 8.969 seconds; This killer score was achieved by overclocking his E6700 CPU to 5693Mhz which translates into a 114% speed increase. … Go To Full Article

Thermaltake ND3 Liquid VGA Cooler for Nvidia

@ 2007/05/31 read/post comments(0)
A few days ago I took a look at the Thermaltake Armor LCS case, today I have sort of a compliment to that, the Thermaltake ND3 VGA Cooler Kit for Nvidia cards. I have two BFG 7900GT OC cards running… Go To Full Article

AMD Introduces Sempron CPU which uses only 9W

@ 2007/05/31 read/post comments(0)
Fanless Embedded Designs Can Now Take Advantage of AMD64 Technology with the Introduction of the AMD Sempron™ 2100+ Processor —Additionally, the AMD Geode™ LX 800 @ 0.9W processor now supports extended temperature applications — Go To Full Article

[M] OCZ PC2-8500 Reaper HPC Review - Reaping Through Competition

@ 2007/05/31 read/post comments(0)
OCZ introduces a new enthusiast series, we test a brand new PC2-8500 Reaper HPC module and compare its performance to 9 other high end contestants. Can the new sibling from OCZ differentiate itself in the crowded DDR2 market? Let's find… Go To Full Article

Memory Chip prices 30 per cent up

@ 2007/05/31 read/post comments(0)
If you want to buy memory do it now, as our industry sources confirmed that the memory price of the chips went up for about thirty percent in the last two days. We are talking about the chips, not the… Go To Full Article

65nm R600 still on schedule

@ 2007/05/31 read/post comments(0)
If you still believe in ATI schedules R600 at 65 nanometre is still on the schedule for Q3 2007. In worst case scenario this chip should be unveiled by September time. We intentionally don't use R650 or R670 because ATI… Go To Full Article

Sony Ups Holographic Storage Speed More Than 30 Fold

@ 2007/05/31 read/post comments(0)
Sony has increased the speed of its holographic storage system by more than 30 times – from 3 Mbps to 107 and 92 Mbps when writing and playing back, respectively. Development isn’t stopping there, as Sony aims to multiply things… Go To Full Article

Valve survey results now include Vista numbers

@ 2007/05/31 read/post comments(3)
Valve has launched a new version of its survey and it has not only added support for Windows Vista, but a whole range of new graphics cards are also supported. You might not be amazed to know that only 5.66… Go To Full Article

1GB GDDR4 Radeon HD 2900XT next month

@ 2007/05/31 read/post comments(0)
Information has reached us that the 1GB GDDR4 version of the Radeon HD 2900XT is going to be available from next month. We don’t have a lot of details at this moment, but at least we can tell you that… Go To Full Article

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