VIA EPIA MS12000, AOpen OpenBook 1558-JL Mobile Barebone System

The nightly news has arrived. We'll start off with Intel, as they have sent us over a couple of announcements today, one of which is the announcement of their new Vice President: Xu (Ian) Yang. In other news, Mr. Ghazi over at is at it again, only this time he's building instead of tweaking. Enjoy the rest, goodnight.

Doubling Down On Intel-Based Servers

Intel Adds Dual-Core Capability to Entry-Level Server Platforms


SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 11, 2005 - Intel Corporation today introduced the dual-core Intel(R) Pentium(R) D processor-based platform for entry-level servers that includes two processor cores in one processor and the corresponding Intel(R) E7230 chipset. With highly competitive pricing, this platform is a great value for smaller businesses wishing to buy powerful entry-level servers. Intel's new platform includes many unique and innovate enterprise-class features such as PCI Express* I/O, 64-bit addressability, DDR2 memory and software RAID. Today's introduction follows already- introduced dual-core processors for Intel-based desktops and workstations and is the first in what will be an extensive family of Intel-based dual-core server products shipping later this year and in 2006.

The Intel E7230 chipset starts at $36 each based on quantities of 1,000 units. Pricing for the Intel Pentium D processor is available at

Also check out: Intel Appoints Xu (Ian) Yang Vice President

Koolance Aquian ICM-505 CPU Liquid Cooling System @ SystemCooling | Image

"The Aquian ICM-505 CPU is an all-in-one liquid cooling system designed to provide quick and easy installation inside your favorite case. Koolance was one of the original pioneers in the PC water-cooling industry and they are probably best known for their integrated systems, which come complete with all the water-cooling components pre-installed in a case and for their Exos line of external water-cooling systems. The new Koolance Aquian ICM (Internal Cooling Module) is one of their latest innovations."

Mushkin 1GB Dual Channel PC3200 "Redline" DDR Memory @ TweakTown

"Today we've got a quick review of Mushkin's new 1GB Dual Channel PC3200 "Redline" DDR memory. Designed for enthusiasts with motherboards with the ability to use a VDIMM of 2.7 volts and beyond, the memory has aggressive SPD timings of 2-3-2-6 and offers solid overclocking performance for the AMD Athlon 64 platform. Read on and take a look at the new memory from Mushkin!"

AOpen OpenBook (BareBook) 1559-JL Mobile Barebone System Review @ X-Bit labs

"Barebone desktop systems have become a widely spread type of product today. But now it looks like you can also assemble a notebook just the same way according to your own needs and taste. Some manufacturers offer mobile barebone systems. And today we would like to introduce to you one of them: a solution from AOpen."

VIA EPIA MS12000 Review @ Epiacenter | Image

"The EPIA MS-12000 offers the ability to produce a very custom solution, as it allows you to position the ports where-ever you want. The board is also available in a number of fanned and fanless solutions meaning you can choose whether you want the fastest system posible (at 1.2GHz), or whether you want the quietest system possible (at 1GHz or 800MHz)."