Sun launches UltraSparc T2 servers

Las Vegas (NV) – Sun is rolling out the first three servers based on its 64-thread UltraSparc T2 processor, previously code-named Niagara 2.    

Seagate puts 2.5” hybrid HDD into mass-production

Seagate today said that it has begun shipping its first hybrid hard drive, a device that combines standard hard drive storage technologies with NAND flash, in volume. There is still a premium to pay for these drives, but Seagate undercuts the price of its competition and expects the new model to hit the notebook mainstream soon.

Axiomtek introduces EPIC form factor motherboard

Asustek releases Xonar audio card products

1.2 GB/s SATA RAID controller announced

Highpoint announced what the firm claims to be the fastest SATA RAID controller: The Rocket RAID 2522 can deliver a sustained data transfer rate of 1.2 GB/s, according to the manufacturer.      

Hitachi unveils 100 GB Blu-ray disc

Elpida introduces 4.8 GHz XDR DRAM

Asustek launches workstation-based motherboards

ATM halted with Windows XP activation prompt

Gateway launches “Quad HD” desktop LCD

Irvine (CA) – Gateway today joined the high-end desktop LCD party with a 30” display that allows users to connect up to six video sources at the same time.      

Kingston releases DDR3-14400 memory

Kingston has increased the speed of its enthusiast DDR3 memory modules.

MSI announces AMD Barcelona motherboard and server barebone

Samsung premieres 19" LCD monitor with UbiSync technology

Taiwan handset makers reluctant to develop Intel MID products

TI shows second-generation pico-projector

Intel expands 45nm 2-way server CPU lineup

Nvidia to launch IGP chipsets for AMD in November

AMD gets B2 stepping, could see 3.0 GHz Barcelonas very soon

Sun patents a magneto-hydrodynamic "caterpillar" heatsink

Santa Clara (CA) - Sun Microsystems has been issued a patent for a heatsink design using magneto-hydrodynamic technology in a closed fluid system.  Such a system migrates heat around via the internal liquid, but without mechanical pumping action.  This makes it very quiet and potentially very power and thermally efficient.

Intel's Silverthorne processor to run at up to 1.7 GHz

Chicago (IL) – Clock speeds of Intel's processor for Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) and Ultra Mobile PCs have surfaced.