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Press Releases (1 Comments) (link)
 Wednesday, 5-January-2005  04:39:28 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Catching up on press releases, so some of these are from late last year. I just spent a little while making a press release system based on our article/review engine. So now we can host some of the press releases we previously couldn't. Just makes things a little easier all around. Anyway...

AMD introduced the AMD Alchemy Au1200 processor for portable multimedia, thanks Simon. The Au1200 processor has been optimized for personal media players (PMP) and enables a new generation of conveniences and features, including scalable DVD-quality displays, effortless video content transfers directly from digital video recorders, and long-lasting battery life so consumers can stay mobile longer. More info here on their website.

ASUS announced what they claim is the World’s First AMD Motherboard Supporting SLI Dual-PCI Express Architecture. The A8N-SLI Deluxe adopted several exclusive designs including a special layout tailored for thermal issues, the EZ Plug for dependable power supply to satisfy the high power demand of two PCI Express graphics cards, and the EZ Selector for easy activation of SLI (Scalable Link Interface) mode. More info here.

ASUS also announced a new 1RU Dual-Xeon server. The dual-Xeon architecture with up to 16GB DDR333 RAM and 3 SCSI HDDs enabled by the onboard SCSI controller provide both powerful processing capability and large capacity for data storage. One 64-bit, full-length and full-height PCI-X slot ensures outstanding scalability, while dual-Ethernet connection supports Gigabit LAN as well as 10/100Mbps speeds for sufficient bandwidth during network communication. More info here.

Altech Computers announced the availability of a new ELSA video card range using ATI's workstation chipsets. At the top of the heap is the all powerful ELSA ATI FireGL V7100 powered by the ATI FireGL V7100, which offers the highest performance in the brand-new PCI-Express workstation series. ELSA’s ATI FireGL V7100 delivers the fastest, most accurate and superior quality graphics for professional applications. More info here.

Gigabyte unveiled their latest DVD burner, the GO-W1616C, supporting both 16X DVD+/-R and 4X DVD+R double layer writing. In addition, with GIGABYTE I.B.S technology, it prevents buffer under-run problems eliminating the creation of CD and DVD coasters. Furthermore, i-Speed Technology can intelligently adjust reading speed and innovation technology i-Burn 2 Technology will automatically adjust optimum burning speed during the recording process according to media type therein providing safety and quality throughout your burning process. 40KB product pic here, more info in a 581KB DOC here.

Tyan have a new A64 motherboard, the Tomcat K8E. This chipset takes advantage of the new features found in the nForce4 Ultra, including first time support for x16 PCI- Express graphics interface technology, including 2 of the newer PCIe and 4 standard PCI slots, allowing an incredible range of expansion support for a wide variety of applications. More info here.

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