AMD has unveiled a new supercomputing-targeted stream processor card that not only is the first of its kind to deliver double-precision capability, but also is tied to new low-level and high-level SDKs that promise to simplify general purpose GPU (GPGPU) application development.
Almost half a year after concluding the pre-order phase of the $1564 Optimus Maximus keyboard, Art Lebedev announced that it will be allowing customers to pre-order sub-$500 and sub-$1000 “configurations” next week. Meanwhile, we are still waiting for the first LED keyboards to ship.
If you are looking for more than just a 22” LCD, but aren’t ready to jump to a $1500+ 30” monster, then a monitor such as the Samsung’s new Syncmaster 245T could be worth to look at.
If we ever had some doubt that AMD would be able to deliver its desktop quad-core processors in time for Christmas, there are now signs that a release of the CPUs may be closer than we previously thought: Several online stores have published retail prices of AMD’s new processors, indicating how AMD’s new CPUs will be competing with Intel’s Penryn processors.
Santa Clara (CA) - Nvidia takes the lead in a new industry initiative that aims to bring control over the performance of the overall PC chassis, power supplies and water cooling systems to high-end PCs.
Samsung claims it is first to be shipping 64 GB flash-based solid state disk drives (SSDs) with a 3.0 Gb/s Serial ATA II interface.
Qimonda said it has shipped the industry’s first 512 Mb GDDR5 samples to customers.
Nvidia’s Tesla cards are getting into gear, as Acceleware becomes one of the first companies to be offering a deskside supercomputer that can approach a performance of 2 TFlops.