Items tagged with pci

Hey folks, today we've got a couple of announcements from Intel. You can read about the "New WiMAX Silicon Solution" below, and you can check out the one on Dual Core PC's. Good night all :) Intel Introduces New WiMAX Silicon Solution To Expand The Reach Of Broadband Internet SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 18, 2005 - Intel Corporation today announced the availability of its first WiMAX product, providing equipment manufacturers and carriers the ability to deliver next-generation wireless broadband networks around the world. In addition, several service providers worldwide announced plans to begin commercial WiMAX trials based on Intel silicon products later this year, giving consumers and... Read more...
Hey folks, here's your last bit of news for the day. I'm off for a quick game of Counter-Strike: Source, and then bed, so good night all. Sunbeam 20 in 1 Superior Panel Review @ 3DXtreme "We have digital cameras and other devices that use all kinds of media cards, not to mention those that use USB, Firewire or even SATA connections. To fulfill these needs companies have come up with fan controllers, I/O panels, card readers, and temperature displaying LCD screens. But what about the limited amount of real estate on the front of your case? If you have all these items and a standard mid-tower case, there's no room left for your drives. How are you supposed to make that work? That's where Sunbeam... Read more...
Hey folks, how is everyone doing this morning? Me? Well, there's a lot of snow on the ground... new snow, that needs to be removed soon(unfortunately). But before I get to that, I must empty the news box. If you happen to be checking in for the first time today, Jeff has given us a preview of ATI's HyperMemory technology, so check it out if your interested in ATI's answer to Nvidia's TurboCache. Enjoy the rest of the news :) Leadtek PX6800 TDH (SLI) 256MB PCIe Videocard @ PimpRig "Like I stated earlier, the RAM on this card is spec'd to run at 350MHz but comes stock clocked at only 300MHz. I used Nvidia's excellent built-in auto overclock function after applying the good old coolbits registry... Read more...
Hey folks, the mailbox is packed full of items, so it's time for another update. If your checking in for the first time during this 3 day weekend, make sure to check out Dave's review of the "Intel Pentium 4 6XX Sequence and 3.73GHz Extreme Edition Processors". Enjoy! Sapphire X800 PCI-E Review @ The Tech Zone "The Sapphire Radeon X800 is clocked at 391.5 MHz core and 351 (702 DDR) MHz memory. The 391.5 MHz core clock is a bit shy of the 400 MHz ATI specs. We're not sure of the reason why Sapphire would choose to downclock their cards from the reference specifications. They did; however, include an overclocking utility, Redline, that easily clocks the core to 400 MHz. They also... Read more...
Good afternoon guys and gals :) First on the list today, is an announcement for LanChelms 160 Man LAN Party that's being held on Fed 12th. On a different note, there's a guide on "Wireless Networking Troubleshooting", which I was very glad to see as I know more and more people these days, who are freeing themselves from the shackles of the ethernet cable. Well folks, Read on and enjoy! LanChelms 160 Man LAN Party Feb 12th! This is a reminder to everyone that LanChelms 9 is in two weeks, Saturday February 12th, 2005 in Chelmsford, MA! LanChelms is Massachusetts's largest active LAN party, and has a long history of sellouts at our past events. Seats have not filled up! There are 203 people... Read more...
Good afternoon folks! Just in case you missed the fresh link at the top of the page, I'm here to let you all know that we've just posted a review of the HIS' X700 Pro IceQ Turbo VIVO 256MB PCI Express. This card sports an oversized dual-slot cooling solutions and is guaranteed to overclock to a pre-determined level using HIS' proprietary iTurbo software. Click here and take a look...... Read more...
One of the major up and comers in the video card industry is HIS.  In recent months, HIS has garnered some attention with several impressive additions to their product line.  They put a major emphasis on overclocking, cooling and stability, while providing competitive performance.  With such innovations as oversized, yet quiet cooling solutions and the ability to monitor and throttle fan speeds based on temperature, HIS is catering to enthusiasts who don't like to compromise. Today, we are going to take a look at the HIS X700 Pro IceQ Turbo 256MB PCIe Video Card.  Building on their experience with previous IceQ models, HIS introduces something new with this product, namely... Read more...
If you are looking to add a TV tuner card to your computer, there are a broad range of choices currently available, ranging from economical solutions to high-end cards that offer more advanced capabilities.  However, if you are looking for a TV/Video card combination, there are fewer choices, namely NVIDIA's Personal Cinema, S3's OmniChrome and the more popular All-In-Wonder series from ATI. The All-In-Wonder series has been around for a very long time, with ATI pioneering the concept well over a decade ago.  What was initially a novelty to some has evolved into a strong product line that offers a complete solution right out of the box. Combining a video card and TV card onto a single... Read more...
Good morning and happy Friday to you all!  It's the end of another work week and the weekend is about to start. Personally, I can't wait to get out and enjoy some of this warm weather here in NC.  It's been in the 70s all week and I'm wearing shorts in January.  It's taking a little bit for this northern boy to get used to the warmer NC weather.  Also, thanks to HL2, I have not seen the light of day in about 3 days going on 4. I better beat this soon so I can get some kind of a life back!  Here's your morning news, have a great weekend! PCI-Express Mainstream Roundup Part 2: nVidia 6600 and 6600GT @ Madshrimps: "Still saving up your lunch money for a PCI Express... Read more...
Well folks, some of us might be getting a bit of snow tonight. I'm sure some sleet will also make it into the mix. Come on now, it's January and so far the winter has been a dud! I'm looking for a storm right now, but I'm sure I'll be less enthusiastic about the situation when I'm outside shoveling steps and salting the driveway ;) ABIT AA8 DuraMAX (Intel 925X Express) @ hardwarezone "The AA8 DuraMAX is one of ABIT's high-end boards based on the Intel 925X Express chipset. Featuring all the advanced technologies of the Alderwood plus an excellent price, find out if the 'Guru' of motherboards still has the edge." Modding Boot Camp - Window Cutting/Fitting @ PimpRig "The first step... Read more...
Good afternoon folks! New Year's eve is only two days away, and I'm still not sure about what I'm going to do. Whatever it is though, don't expect me to be posting any news the next morning(or even afternoon) ;) I've got a few things I need to pick up at Wal*Mart, so let's get rolling... ASUS EXTREME AX800 XT PE/2DHTV @ HEXUS.net "It's hard to recommend any graphics card that costs more than a reasonable PC. £430 is an awful lot of money to be spending on a present card when a refresh is just around the corner. In that case, as comprehensive as it is, ASUS' AX800 XP PE/2DHTV package is simply too expensive to be considered by all but the very well-off enthusiast." Gigabyte GeForce... Read more...
Well it's almost Christmas, and by this time tomorrow I should be eating the food of the holidays :) Turkey, ham, potatoes, squash, and much more... I can't wait! Last I heard, we might get some snow tomorrow, so be safe and have yourself a Merry Christmas! Samsung SCX 4100 Multifunction Printer @ GideonTech.com "I've always been wary of multifunction printers as they provide a lot of options but none are all that great on it's own. Whether it be scanning or printing an image, it used to be better to just buy separate devices and hooking them up. With SCX4100 from Samsung, things may just have changed." Corsair Flash Voyager 512MB USB Flash @ PCStats "In this review, PCStats is... Read more...
Good morning HH fans and happy Friday to ya!  We've got a lot going on behind the scenes these days, with site upgrades, like the reader's ability to send us news, and a more rapid fire approach to the news with the addition of Matt to the mix.  We're also cranking things up as the holidays get closer, so keep you eyes open for that special gift for the hardware junkie in your life, you just might see it here on HH.  For now, let's take a look at some of the latest news bites this AM and we'll bring you more a little later on. Thermaltake Shark Case Review @ CoolTechZone: "Thermaltake's latest addition to the Xaser line is the Shark full tower aluminum case. Weighing in at... Read more...
Good morning gang, it's time for the morning news update at HH. It's been a hardware week that I would soon like to forget. I just wrapped up building my first HTPC, nothing crazy, just wanted to do it. Of course, nothing could go smoothly and it took close to a day to get things working right. Then, not a week goes by and the hard drive decides to die, so it's back to reinstalling. Thankfully the second time around went well and now things have settled down nicely. Along with lots of TV and moview watching, I got to catch the latest Red vs Blue on a full screen. If you haven't checked these guys out yet, you should. Pretty funny skits with a Halo theme. Foxconn 755FXK8AA-8EKRS Review @ ClubOC.net:... Read more...
In the past few months we've seen numerous announcements for PCI Express equipped core logic chipsets, and we have already evaluated a few of them as well.  We've previously looked at Intel's 900 Series of chipsets, NVIDIA's nForce 4 and ATi's RADEON XPRESS 200, and hope to get our hands on VIA's K8T890 and SiS' x56 chipsets very soon.  All of the major graphics chip makers have also been touting PCI Express support in their new GPUs.  In fact, ATi's and NVIDIA's newest graphics chips, the GeForce 6600 and Radeon X700, are native PCI Express parts, and have to be bridged in order to work with AGP.  After what may have been considered a slow roll-out, it seems like the move... Read more...
Over the last six weeks, three new chipsets for the AMD processor platform have been announced that all have one very important feature in common.  NVIDIA's nForce 4, VIA's K8T890, and ATi's RADEON XPRESS 200 all have support for the emerging PCI Express standard.  PCI Express, which was first brought to market with Intel's 900 series of chipsets back in June, is a serial point-to-point communications link for graphics and data, that offers much more bandwidth than AGP 8X and the aging parallel PCI bus.  For example, when compared to AGP 8X, which offers a peak bandwidth of 2.1GB/s, the new PCI Express X16 link used for graphics cards has almost four times the peak bandwidth, 8GB/s... Read more...
Good evening friends, NJ here with your nightcap.  I just walked through the door from work, so I am going to cut the banter short.  The smell of fresh pasta and garlic bread is just killing me ;)  Here is your news shot...  Sapphire X600 XT PCI Express Video Card Review @ AMD Zone "The advanced graphics port first showed up long ago after the bottlenecks of the PCI interface were reached by the first graphics cards to fully stress the memory bandwidth of the interface. At the time, there was a lot of hype but no real performance difference between the two but in time the superior AGP interface eventually showed it's worth and became the only interface available for graphics... Read more...
  With much anticipation and fanfare, the next generation in video card interface has arrived.  PCI Express, the successor to AGP, is now available on a number of Intel-based boards starting with the 900 series chipset.  VIA, SiS, and others are sure to follow in the coming months. It's still uncertain when the other OEM solutions will come out with PCI-E (not to be confused with PCI-X), but regardless of potential delays, PCI-E will be universal sooner than later. The potential benefits of PCI-E over AGP are dramatic, offering peak bandwidth of 4GBps (8GB concurrent), which more than doubles that of AGP 8X.  Initially, PCI-E appeared on the high-end of the scale with... Read more...
Good morning all! VIA is officially unveiling their latest chipset for the Athlon 64 / Opteron today, the K8T890.  The K8T890 sports all of the features of the popular K8T800 Pro, with the added benefits of PCI Express.  The "Pro" flavor of the K8T890 even offers dual PEG slots, for full support of dual PCI Express graphics cards.  We've got all of the main features outlined in our K8T890 spotlight.  Head on over and take a look.  ... Read more...
On August 12th, NVIDIA took the wraps off their new value-based PCI-Express video cards, introducing the GeForce 6600 and 6600 GT.  Back then we were given ample information in advance to do a thorough preview on what both cards brought to the game.  With a smaller die size, many of the same qualities of the 6800 series and even a few new features, like a native on chip PCIe core, NVIDIA's first GeForce 6 Series offerings into the mainstream PCI Express market seemed intriguing.   Up until now, NVIDIA's GeForce 6 Series PCI-Express solutions have been developed exclusively for their high-end cards, leaving the value class occuppied solely by ATI's X600 and various FX 5900s and... Read more...
With the release of both NVIDIA's 6800 Series and ATI's X800 series, the high-end enthusiast has several excellent choices when seeking the perfect gaming card.   It really is hard to go wrong either way, with each product line having the muscle to power any game you can throw at it, while offering the best image quality we've seen to date.  But the high-end market is only a small percentage of sales as these cards can cost in excess of $500.  When it comes to PCI Express based value solutions , ATI has their X600 series which sells in the $200 range, while NVIDIA has yet to launch many new value-based PCI Express offerings as of yet, electing to focus first on their high end products.... Read more...
Good evening friends, welcome to HH.  The news trend from this morning has continued throughout the afternoon and we have quite a variety on tap for you tonight.  Whether you want hardware suitable for Doom3 or info on an entry level upgrade, we have you covered.  Pull up a chair and settle in, here is your evening shot of juice...  Mid-Range PCI Express GPU Comparison @ GamePC Labs "Today at GamePC, we've compared two new PCI Express graphics cards which have recently hit the market. Reresenting the ATI Radeon X600 XT PCIe is Asus's Extreme AX600 card, which is pitted against Gigabyte's NX59128D, representing nVidia's GeForce PCX 5900 GPU. These cards are both considered... Read more...
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