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Sapphire twinkles over Radeon HD 4850 X2 exclusive

Sapphire has launched what it claims its the only graphics card you can get that features AMD's ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2 twin-GPU set-up. Sapphire HD 4850 X2 Sapphire's HD 4850 X2: two GPUs, one supplier The Sapphire HD 4850 X2's two 4850 chips each connect to its own 1GB of GDDR 3 memory over a 256-bit bus. Both GPUs co- …
Tony Smith, 3 Nov 2008

Intel confirms Nvidia 'Nehalem' negotations

Negotiations between Intel and Nvidia over each others' technology are not going smoothly, the chip giant has confirmed. At stake: Nvidia's support for Intel's 'Nehalem' chips, and Intel's ability to support SLI. In a statement published late last week via Cnet, Intel admitted "there is a disagreement between Intel and Nvidia …
Tony Smith, 2 Jun 2008

Dell debuts mid-range gaming box

Dell has rolled out its latest gaming PC, the XPS 630, which should tick most of the boxes for the target audience. Dell XPS 630 Dell's XPS 630: case lighting effects for boy racers The system's based on Nvidia's nForce 650 SLI chipset, so it's ready to be configured with a range of Intel CPUs - including overclock- …
Tony Smith, 27 Feb 2008

Intel rolls out Skulltrail high-end gaming mobo

Intel has formally launched 'Skulltrail', its two-CPU gaming motherboard that's ready for both AMD's CrossFire and Nvidia's SLI multi-GPU technologies. Skulltrail - which Register Hardware reviewed last month - can take two quad-core 3.2GHz Core 2 Extreme QX9775 processors - essentially a pair of server-oriented Xeon CPUs with …
Tony Smith, 20 Feb 2008

Shuttle launches Intel X38-equipped gaming SFF PC

Small form-factor PC specialist Shuttle has rolled out one of its compact boxes, this time equipped with Intel's X38 gamer-oriented chipset to allow it to take a 45nm processor and a pair of graphics cards. Shuttle XPC SX38P2 Shuttle's XPC SX38P2: ready for 'Penryn' The XPC SX38P2 incorporates a 450W power supply unit to …
Tony Smith, 25 Jan 2008

AMD Catalyst update promises big gains for gamers

AMD has posted the latest release of its Catalyst graphics chip drivers, claiming the software yields "significant performance gains" in a stack of games - DirectX 10 supporting titles in particular. The latter include BioShock, World in Conflict, Lost Planet, Call of Juarez and Company of Heroes, all of which gain framerate …
Tony Smith, 12 Oct 2007

AMD launches Radeon HD 2900 Pro

AMD has rolled out a new graphics card to fill a gap beneath its current top-of-the-line ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT. PowerColor's AMD ATI Radeon HD 2900 Pro PowerColor's HD 2900 Pro: GDDR 4 capable The ATI Radeon HD 2900 Pro's 320 unified Stream processors are clocked at 600MHz, down from the 2900 XT's 740MHz. Its 512MB of …
Tony Smith, 26 Sep 2007

Nvidia readies SLI for Intel's X38?

IDF Intel will formally launch its awaited gaming-oriented chipset, the X38, on 10 October, the chip maker said yesterday after touting the product's overclocking credentials. It also hinted Nvidia may enable SLI on the chipset. The X38 supports a pair of PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots - certainly good for SLI set-ups. It supports a …
Tony Smith, 19 Sep 2007

Low-power AMD 'RD790' said to support 'triple CrossFire'

AMD's RD790 chipset will support three-way graphics card co-operative rendering, it has been claimed. The allegation matches details of the chipset's capabilities that leaked out in March this year. The latest claim comes courtesy of Taiwanese motherboard-maker moles cited by Chinese-language siter HKEPC. The sources don't …
Tony Smith, 9 Jul 2007

Foxconn first to forge Intel P35-based mobo?

Foxconn has become one of the first mobo makers to tell the world it's about to bring a board based on Intel's next-gen P35 chipset to market. Foxcon Core3 P35A motherboard It's pipelined two products for a 4 June appearance: the Core³ P35A and the P35A-S - the latter incorporates the RAID support missing from the former, …
Tony Smith, 16 May 2007

AMD to brand ATI Radeon 2000 series for HD era

AMD's 'R600' graphics chip will ship as the ATI Radeon HD 2000 series, the company has apparently revealed. Note the expulsion of the 'X'. The chip will contain 320 unified shaders and is capable of 24x anti-aliasing. So claims website DailyTech, citing the vendor itself. The GPU can connect to memory across an eight-channel …
Tony Smith, 13 Apr 2007

Shuttle debuts firey hued, liquid cooled gaming PC

Small form-factor PC specialist Shuttle has introduced its first liquid-cooled system, launching the flame-coloured performance box in Japan as the limited edition SDXi 1337 series. Shuttle SDXi 1337 - front Beyond the custom paint job, the SDXi look like Shuttle's XPC small form-factor machines - it's the SD37P2, to be …
Tony Smith, 12 Apr 2007

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