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RightMark 3DSound 2.2 Updated

Corsair Launches XMS-3200C2 XPERT 2GB Kit

Micron Launches Multichip Package Line

NVIDIA Brings GeForce 7 Series GPU To AGP Users

Pentax Reduces Price For Its Digital SLR Camera

RightMark 3DSound 2.2 Updated

RightMark 3DSound has been updated with two new options and some minor bug-fixes.

Updates are related to CPU utilization test:

  • Added "Load system memory" mode to load system memory while testing
  • Added "Sample size" to control total size of samples (Nbuffers * sample size)

The new version is available here.

Corsair Launches XMS-3200C2 XPERT 2GB Kit

Corsair Memory launched XMS-3200C2 XPERT 2GB memory kits for advanced users "who demand performance, aesthetics and functionality in one package". Based on carefully selected RAM and individually tested for compatibility, the new XMS-3200C2 XPERT is guaranteed to run at 400MHz with low latencies of 2-3-3-6.

Dubbed XPERT, this new technology uses an integrated micro-controller and embedded sensors to measure voltage, temperature and frequency on the memory module. Each of these parameters, along with a user-programmable scrolling marquee, can be shown on a big alpha-numeric display that is a part of the memory module.

XMS-3200C2 XPERT Features:

  • 184-pin DDR unbuffered memory
  • Individually tested at 400MHz / 2.75 volts for optimal performance
  • Supports low latency timings of 2-3-3-6
  • Legendary Corsair reliability
  • Lifetime warranty

Available immediately through Corsair.s authorized distributors, resellers, e-tailers and retailers worldwide, the new XMS-3200C2 XPERT is available in dual channel kit.

Source: Corsair Memory

Micron Launches Multichip Package Line

Micron Technology announced its new line of multichip package (MCP) memory for use in feature-rich mobile phones. By combining Micron's NAND flash memory with its Mobile DRAM featuring Endur-IC technology in the same package, designers now have a convenient option to include quality Micron memory direct from the company into their high-performance handset designs.

Micron will showcase its new MCP and mobile memory portfolio at the 3GSM World Congress, held February 13 – 16, 2006 in Barcelona, Spain. A variety of Micron image sensor and mobile memory product demonstrations will take place at its booth on the exhibit floor in hall one, space C66.

Micron's high-density NAND and Mobile DRAM MCP devices are currently sampling to select customers and are expected to be available in 1Gb NAND/512Mb Mobile DDR DRAM configurations for production in Q4 2006.

Source: Micron Technology

NVIDIA Brings GeForce 7 Series GPU To AGP Users

NVIDIA announced the new NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GS GPU for AGP-based systems. The new GeForce 7800 GS GPU features:

  • Support for DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 and high dynamic-range (HDR) rendering for advanced lighting effects, as well as transparency adaptive antialiasing.
  • The third-generation NVIDIA architecture optimized for Microsoft Windows Vista.
  • NVIDIA PureVideo technology.

NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GS AGP-based graphics cards will be available for purchase at Best Buy stores and on www.bestbuy.com, as well as at CompUSA stores on Sunday, February 5, 2006 in North America. Worldwide availability from leading e-tailers such as Newegg.com, TigerDirect.com, and ZipZoomFly.com will be on the following day. Some of the world’s leading add-in card partners will be offering graphics cards based on NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GS AGP GPUs, including AOpen, Asus, BFG Technologies, Club 3D, EVGA Corporation, Gainward, Galaxy, Gigabyte, Innovision, Leadtek, Pine, PNY Technologies, Point of View, Sparkle, and XFX.

Source: NVIDIA

Pentax Reduces Price For Its Digital SLR Camera

PENTAX Imaging has announced a price adjustment on the *ist DL digital SLR camera with 18-55 DA lens kit. The price reduction from $799.95 US to $599.95 US takes effect February 1, 2006.

PENTAX now offers a suite of nine digital lenses specifically designed for use with PENTAX digital SLR bodies. Rebates up to $100.00 US on select lenses are currently available through March 31, 2006.

Source: PENTAX Imaging

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