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IOGEAR introduces GME225B Bluetooth mouse charged over USB

MSI unveils 925XE Neo Platinum with CPU Ratio Unlock feature

Intel Pentium 4 EE 3.46 GHz and 925XE Express officially announced

IOGEAR introduces GME225B Bluetooth mouse charged over USB

IOGEAR today introduced a Bluetooth mouse "rechargeable" over USB.

The ~19m (66 ft) operation raduis is enough for conducting presentations and other events, manufacturer underlines. The device is shipped with a on/off switch (!) that is claimed to prolong mouse life. The bundle also includes a USB cable to recharge the mouse. The mouse has resolution of 800 dpi.

IOGEAR´s Bluetooth mini mouse is already available for sale in a number of stores (it has MSRP of $70).

  • 800 dpi resolution
  • Ni-Mh battery
  • USB interface
  • 2.4 GHz frequency
  • 2.86x8.26x3.81 mm size
  • 0.06 kg weight

MSI unveils 925XE Neo Platinum with CPU Ratio Unlock feature

MSI officially announced the new 925XE Neo Platinum motherboard with an interesting feature named CPU Ratio Unlock.

The board bases on Intel 925XE chipset with ICH6R Southbridge, it supports LGA775 Pentium 4 (Prescott) processors with 800 to 1066 MHz FSB, dual-channel DDR2-533 MHz memory and PCI Express x16. ICH6R also supports PCI Express x1, 7.1-channel High Definition Audio and Intel Matrix Storage (Matrix RAID 0+1).

CPU Ratio Unlock feature underlined in the press release, enables to adjust CPU FSB synchronously with memory clock (so memory channel throuhput corresponds to CPU performance, as they explain it). In particular, it enables to increase FSB from 800 MHz to 1066 MHz.

Intel Pentium 4 EE 3.46 GHz and 925XE Express officially announced

Intel announced its new Pentium 4 Extreme Edition 3.46 GHz processor and Intel 925XE Express chipset. Both are designed for gaming enthusiasts (the price corresponds). The new processor utilizes 1066 MHz FSB (QPB clock is 266 MHz), supports Hyper-Threading. Respectively, 925XE supports such FSB as well.

Besides 1066 MHz FSB (800 MHz LGA775 also supported), 925XE Express features 7.1-channel Intel High Definition Audio and supports DDR2-533 MHz. The new Pentium 4 Extreme Edition operates at 3.46 GHz and has 2 MB L3 cache. According ot the company, new Pentium 4 EE will cost $1000 in over 1,000-unit quantities.

Intel 925XE Express features:

  • Supports LGA775 with up to 1066 MHz FSB
  • Hyper-Threading
  • PCI Express x16, throughput up to 4 GB/s
  • Dual-channel DDR2-533 MHz controller, throuhput up to 8.5 GB/s
  • Intel Matrix Storage Technology (ICH6R Southbridge)
  • Intel High Definition Audio: 7.1-channel Dolby Digital/DTS codec, sampling up to 192 kHz, voice recognition and voice-over-IP features
  • Direct Media Interface (DMI) with up to 2 GB/s throughput
  • 4 x Serial ATA (SATA/150) ports
  • Ultra ATA/100
  • Up to 8 x USB 2.0 ports

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