Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Computex Taiwan: Opening Day

An early look around Computex 2008, as everyone sets up their stands, reveals Taipei’s finest booth babes practicing for opening day.

Gigabyte lets slip AMD's next-gen graphics cards, The Radeon HD 4000 series. It said to provide 512MB of GDDR3 memory, not the GDDR5 that AMD had promised. Though, this 4850 could be only mid-range derivatives.

MSI have a couple of interesting offerings, namely its GX630, based on AMD’s Puma platform. The GX630 uses an AMD Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core mobile processor which, should help the GX630 to power you through your games. A 512MB nVidia Geforce 9600M GT graphics card will provide the graphical and there’s support for up to 4GB of DDR2-667/800. On top of that there’s 7.1 audio, HDMI output, E-SATA and MSI’s Turbo feature that automatically overclocks the GX630 for when you want more extreme gaming performance.

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