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Volari Z7: a new specialized GPU from XGI

DigiMagic DM220: external DVD drive and flash reader from Cardmedia

Gigabyte unveils GA-8TRX330-L and GV-RX70P solutions

Volari Z7: a new specialized GPU from XGI

To the market of specialized graphics solutions a new product from XGI was introduced: Volari Z7. The GPU features 2D engine, supports DDR/DDRII/GDDRIII memory (16/32-bit bus), can have 8 to 128 MB memory.

The "direct" PCI support eliminates the need in a PCI-AGP bridge. According to the press release, from similar solutions the GPU differs by small size and low energy consumption. The supporting software enables to use Volari Z7 cards on various platforms. Resolutions up to 1600x1200 are available for Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2003 Server EM64T, RHEL 3.0, RHEL 3.0 EM64T, RHEL 4.0, NetWare 6.5 (Dos Mode), SUSE 9, DOS.

  • 236-pin BGA package, 16x16 mm
  • 0.18µm process
  • 1.8 V voltage
  • 166 MHz clock rate
  • 24-bit RAMDAC
  • 166 MHz memory clock
  • 3.3 V voltage
  • PCI 2.2
  • 1600x1200 max. resolution
  • 16.7 million colors
  • Virtual display size up to 4096x4096

DigiMagic DM220: external DVD drive and flash reader from Cardmedia

Yesterday we wrote about similar novelties from Sony and Delkin. Today it´s time of Cardmedia and its DigiMagic DM220.

DigiMagic DM220 is capable of burning flash media contents to CD-R/CD-RW, DVD±R and DVD-RW; it supports USB 2.0, powers from usual AA batteries. Supported flash media: CompactFlash, MicroDrive, SmartMedia, Memory Stick, Secure Digital, MultiMediaCards, xD picture.

Gigabyte unveils GA-8TRX330-L and GV-RX70P solutions

Gigabyte unveiled new P4 Titan GA-8TRX330-L motherboard and GV-RX70P graphics card series. Both are based on ATI´s products: RX330 chipset and RADEON X700Pro GPU, respectively.

P4 Titan GA-8TRX330-L features:

  • ATI RX330 + SB300 chipset
  • Intel Pentium 4, 800/533/400 MHz FSB, Hyper-Threading
  • Dual-channel DDR400/333/266, 4 x DIMM sockets, up to 4 GB
  • Serial ATA: 2 x SATA / 2 x PATA
  • AGP 8X/4x slot
  • Integrated Ethernet 10/100 Mbps
  • 5.1-channel ACí97 codec
  • 8 x USB2.0
  • 5 x PCI
  • ATX form-factor

GV-RX70P256V and GV-RX70P128D features:

  • 425/860 MHz clocks
  • 128-bit bus
  • PCI-Express 16x
  • Direct X 9.0c
  • HDTV
  • VIVO (GV-RX70P256V only)
  • Bundled PowerDVD 5.0, Power Director3 ME, Thief, Joint Operation

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