Saturday, December 10, 2005

By analytist dualcore will spread

Much. They think when there will be cheaper dualcored processors, they will run throught world like avalanche. Next year is expected that about half sold processors will contain two cores, for next year it will be probably evem higher share of market. And there are also expected processors with more that 2 cores, which can also bring big breakthrough.

Friday, December 09, 2005

La Cie drive with Linux

La Cie introduced new serie of portable harddrives conected through USB. That is nothing new, La Cie is producing many drives, also capacity 40 or 80 Gbs are not big, the advantage is, that drive contain preinstaled linux, so to boot computer you should just plug drive in and power up. All work will do Mandriva linux, which will configure itself automatically. Nice, only problem i see in fact, that many older computers dont konw how to boot from usb.

Thursday, December 08, 2005

AMD and IBM have 65 nm process

AMd and IBM oficially demonstrated that they have working 65 mn manufacturing process for microchips. It should replace todays 90 nm, and is expected to be cheaper (smaller processors) and more effective (lower voltage, lower latencies). Just hope it will be ready for mass production soon.

Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Mobility Radeon X1600

Should be today relesed for market, but regards, nobody can say, when it will apear in any notebook. SO lets look at its specifications, to know whats about it. R X1600 have 5 vertex units, 12 pipelines, 4 texturing units and 4 render back end units. Chip with memory runs on 470 mhz, and by test on has gaind about 150% score of mobility Radeon X700

Sunday, December 04, 2005

Prices of memories are going down

Prices of all memory chips are going down, current standard chip, 256mbit DDR400 cost now only little over $2, which as about half of its prize from years beginning. It is caused by lack of need for sucgh chips, manufacturers are now stockpiling goods for christmas boom.

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