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Intel Readies 'Bay Trail' for Holiday 2013 Tablets and 2-in-1 Devices

At an industry event in Taipei today, Hermann Eul, general manager of Intel's Mobile and Communications Group, unveiled new details about the company's forthcoming Intel Atom processor-based SoC for tablets ("Bay Trail-T") due in market for holiday this year. Based on the new Silvermont microarchitecture, the next generation 22nm Intel technology for tablets and ultra-mobile devices will enable sleek designs with 8 or more hours of battery life2 and weeks of standby, as well as support Android* and Windows 8.1*.

Eul also spoke to recent momentum and announcements around the smartphone business and demonstrated the Intel XMM 7160 multimode 4G LTE solution, now in final interoperability testing (IOT) with Tier 1 service providers across North America, Europe and Asia. "The mobile category is undergoing a tremendous amount of innovation and constant change," said Eul. "As we look at growing it, we continue to invest in and accelerate our efforts across all aspects of mobility with a focus on smartphones, tablets and wireless communications. Intel's unique assets will enable more compelling and differentiated products and experiences, while at the same time helping to shape and lead markets in the future."

SEGA's Nights Coming to the PC

Sega is continuing to reach into its back catalog, and fans are loving it. The latest HD remaster from the house of Sonic is the Saturn classic, Nights into Dreams. The digital re-release will be available on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, and Windows PC this fall. The updated version adds widescreen HD graphics, as well as support for leaderboards, trophies, and achievements. The original game will be available to play in "Saturn Mode," just in case you're not fond of the sharper graphics and textures.

ViewSonic Intros New 27-inch Monitors for Gamers and Professionals

ViewSonic released two new 27-inch PC monitors, the VG2732m-LED and VP2765-LED. Part of the gamer-oriented VG series, the VG2732m-LED has low response time of 3 ms. The VP2765-LED, on the other hand, is fine-tuned for graphics professionals, making use of an Advanced MVA (AMVA) panel, with a response time of 5 ms, and packs 2W stereo speakers. Both displays make use of a slim bezel design, use LED-backlit illumination, full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution, 300 cd/m² brightness, and 20 million to 1 dynamic contrast ratio. Further, both displays feature 4-port USB 2.0 hubs, display inputs that include DVI, D-Sub, and DisplayPort; and stands that allow 90° pivot, tilt and height adjustments. The VG2732m-LED is priced at US $429. The VP2765-LED goes for $459. Both are expected to be released next week.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

ASUS ''Innovation Beyond Expectations'' At Computex 2011

ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih has unveiled the highly-anticipated Padfone along with the latest ASUS innovations, which include new UX Series notebooks, redesigned N Series notebooks with SonicMaster audio technology, the revolutionary and versatile Eee Pad Memo 3D, ultra-thin Eee PC X101 netbooks, and unique home entertainment devices such as the motion-sensing WAVI Xtion and the 27” All-in-One high-definition ET2700XVT desktop PC. With “Break the Rules, Innovation Beyond Expectations” as the dominant theme this year, Mr. Shih has reiterated the company’s strength in cutting-edge designs and superior engineering skills to help bring users the devices of their dreams. “Breaking the rules and changing the status quo are the keys to our success, and we strive to offer customers an experience that surpasses their expectations,” said Mr. Shih.

Palit Announces its GeForce GTX 560 Ti Graphics Cards

Palit Microsystems Ltd, the leading graphics card manufacturer, announces the new generation of performance level graphics cards – GeForce GTX 560 Ti Series. Including GTX 560 Ti Sonic, GTX 560 Ti 2GB and GTX 560 Ti, Palit customized design GTX 560 Ti Series come with complete line to bring you best gaming experience.

Featuring 4.2GHz for the 1GB GDDR5 frame buffer and a 10% bump for core speed from 822MHz to 900MHz, Palit GTX 560 Ti Sonic can boost 9% higher than non-OCed in DX10 performance and 4% faster in DX11. The massive factory overclock also enables Palit GTX 560 Ti Sonic beating Radeon HD6950 with ease. An 11% faster performance, Palit GTX 560 Ti scored 10320 in 3DMark Vantage benchmark. Moreover, Palit GTX 560 Ti Sonic provides killer performance in the hottest titles, 32% faster in Lost Planet 2 and 19% in FarCry2. Palit GTX 560 Ti is the top choice for enthusiast gamers! Palit also offers a 2GB option in GTX 560 Ti series. With 2X memory size, Palit GTX 560 Ti 2GB support better performance at maximum resolution monitor while GPU works alongside the CPU to drive fantastic graphics performance. You can enjoy the extreme performance while playing the latest DX10/DX11 PC games under HD large screen with Palit GTX 560 Ti 2GB. Equipping the premium GTX gaming technologies such as NVIDIA Surround, 3D Vision, PhysX and powerful SLI technology, Palit GTX 560 Ti Series is built for the best in gaming performances!

Palit Announces Pair of GeForce GTX 580 Graphics Accelerators

Palit joined the GeForce GTX 580 party with two offerings, both using NVIDIA reference board design, but one of them being a factory-overclocked Sonic variant. The base model sticks to NVIDIA reference clocks of 772/1544/4008 MHz (core/shader/memory), while the Sonic model goes all the way up to 832/1670/4200 MHz. The GeForce GTX 580 packs 512 CUDA cores, and 1536 MHz of memory across a 384-bit wide GDDR5 memory interface. Palit's GTX 580 base model is priced at €480, and the Sonic model at €500.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

Palit Readies Non-Reference GeForce GTS 450 Graphics Card

Palit is ready with its own-design GeForce GTS 450-based graphics card. Palit's design looks nearly identical to that of its GeForce GTX 460. It uses a red-colored custom-design PCB, a fan heatsink with a shroud that spans along the length of the card, and display connectivity that includes two DVI, an HDMI, and a DisplayPort. Palit will release a base-model that sticks to the reference clock speeds of 783/1566/900(3600) MHz core/shader/memory, while Sonic, and Sonic+ factory-overclocked models could be in the works. The company is also said to be working on a SFF-friendly low-profile model based on the GTS 450. Palit's base model card is priced around the $136 mark.

Source: PCWorld France

Palit Quitely Slips In HD 4850 Sonic Special Edition, Sports GDDR5 Memory

Known to be an innovative lot when it comes to designing graphics cards, Palit has quitely slipped in a new variant to its Radeon HD 4850 series: the Palit Radeon HD 4850 Sonic Special Edition. What makes this card special, or rather different from the HD 4850 Sonic, are its memory and connectivity options. This is perhaps the first and only Radeon HD 4850 accelerator with GDDR5 memory. The card features 512 MB of GDDR5 memory across a 256-bit wide bus.

It uses an identical dual-slot cooler design to that of the HD 4850 Sonic. If the faster memory wasn't incentive enough, Palit has also expanded the connectivity options. The card provides a DVI, D-Sub (analog), HDMI and DisplayPort connectors all on the card. Owing to the Sonic branding, the card definitely sports higher clock-speeds than what AMD specifies. Further blurring the line between this card and a Radeon HD 4870, is its requirement of two 6-pin PCI-E power inputs. We are in the process of finding out its exact clock speeds, price and a larger picture.

Palit Launches GeForce GTX 260 SONIC 216SP

Palit Microsystems, leading graphics card manufacturer, introduces the 55nm graphics processor: Palit GeForce GTX260 Sonic 216SP. The overclocked edition Palit GTX260 Sonic 216SP is the first custom designed graphics card that combines the innovative DUAL FAN cooling system with the high performance ad power efficiency of 55nm GPU to deliver the perfect solution for the gaming enthusiast.

Plextor Launches New Qflix Internal and External DVD Burners

Plextor is reinforcing its product line-up of Qflix recording devices by introducing the two new PX-806SA and PX-Q840U internal and external optical drives. Both drives feature Qflix recording technology from Sonic Solutions, enabling consumers to download and burn movie and TV titles on a DVD media for immediate viewing. The PX-806SA internal SATA super multi drive supports blazing fast 20x burns on single layer DVD±R media (4.7 GB), 8x burn speed on double/dual layer DVD media (8.5 GB) and 12x on DVD-RAM media. As for the old CDs, it is capable of 48x CD-ROM and 32x CD-RW burn speeds. The drive's bundle features Roxio Venue, which connects directly to CinemaNow for media download, Roxio Creator 10 CE burning software and two recordable Qflix DVDs by Ridata. At last, both drives have 2MB of buffer memory, the standard for today's burners. The PX-Q840U model is essentially the same drive, but designed for external usage. Like most Plextors, the PX-Q840U external retails for $149.99 and the PX-806SA internal retails for $89.99, a lot above you'd expect to pay for a DVD burner. Both drives are available for purchase now through distributors and retailers in North and South America.

Source: Plextor

Palit Releases Radeon HD 4850 1GB Sonic

Palit Microsystems, leading graphics card manufacturer, follows up the release of HD 4850 Sonic by introducing the astonishing HD 4850 1GB Sonic equipped with 1024MB king size memory along with pre-overclocked 2000MHz memory speed and 685MHz core speed combining Palit’s own design innovative cooling system and power management technology offering another amazing choice to performance hunters.

Palit HD 4850 1GB Sonic edition, as the 1GB Sonic naming implies, has 1024MB king size memory along with pre-overclocked 2000MHz memory speed and 685MHz core speed. This card is able to provide stunning graphics performance while offering extra memory buffer, allowing users to enjoy extreme performance improvements while playing the latest DX10 PC games under HD large screen and high quality image (such as 8xAA.).
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