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Lindenhurst/Lindenhurst-VS based server boards round-up

BenQ DW1600: firmware upgrades and dual-layer media

iiyama unveils Pro Lite E511S monitors

Lindenhurst/Lindenhurst-VS based server boards round-up

Having focused on high-tech gadgets and desktop peripherals, we somewhat passed by server motherboards, in particular, those based on Lindenhurst/Lindenhurst-VS chipsets. So let´s catch up then.

Both chipsets are designed for dual-way Xeon-based systems and have the following features in brief: 800MHz FSB, DDR266/333 or DDR2-400 in up to 8 sickets (up to 32GB); depending on model may feature PCI-Express 8x/4x, PCI-X and 64/32bit PCI. Lindenhurst-VS differs from Lindenhurst by being positioned for value systems without ICH5R support.

Iwill DNS: Lindenhurst + ICH5 + PXH, PCI-X 8x, DDR333 ASUSTeK NCL-DS: DDR2 400, 1 x PCI-Express 8x, 4 x PCI-X, MiniPCI-X
ASUSTeK NCLV-D: most likely on Lindenhurst-VS, for server blades, 4 x DDR333, PCI-Express 4x Arima LH500: PCI-Express 8x/4x
MSI MS-9136: 2 x PCI-Express 4x, DDR266/333 MSI MS-9152: Lindenhurst, for server blades, 1 x PCI-Express 4x, 6 x DDR266/333
TYAN Thunder i7520 (S5360): 1 x PCI-Express 8x/4x, 8 x DDR266/333 TYAN Thunder i7520R (S5361): Lindenhurst-VS

Source: Mycom PCWeb

BenQ DW1600: firmware upgrades and dual-layer media

BenQ introduced DW1600 DVD±RW drive supporting 16x DVD+R recording. According to the press release, the model will be able to work with dual-layer DVD+R media after a firmware upgrade. The drive is to go on sale on June 30.

  • 4x DVD+RW rewrite
  • 40x CD-R write
  • 24x CD-RW rewrite
  • 16x DVD-ROM read
  • 40x CD-ROM read

16x single-layer DVD+R recording became possible due to utilization of a proprietaty signal processing technology, while to improve recording quality the company used WOPC (Walking Optimal Power Control).

iiyama unveils Pro Lite E511S monitors

In a press release iiyama officially unveiled new 20.1" iiyama Pro Lite E511S-W monitor.

E511S-W supports 1600x1200 resolution @ 16.77 million colors, features 250cd/m² brightness, 400:1 contrast, 176° vertical and horizontal viewing angles, 16ms response time. The model has D-Sub and DVI-D interfaces and offers sRGB and gamma correction adjustments.

The monitor also has 2x2W speakers and meets TCO 03, MPR III, ISO 13406-2 specifications. The market will see two models: white-body E511S-W and black-body E511S-B.

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