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In order for the SD 7.0/7.1 (aka SD Express) ecosystem to take off, a number of things are needed, but aside from specification itself, availability of controllers for card readers as well as controllers for cards is crucial. Apparently, Phison had already developed its first controller for SD Express and microSD cards and even showcased prototypes of such cards at Computex. Phison’s PS5017 controller is compliant with the SD 7.1 specification, so it can be used both for SD Express and microSD Express cards. The chip supports various types of 3D TLC and 3D QLC NAND memory featuring ONFI or Toggle 2.0 interfaces, but total capacity is limited to 512 GB for some reason. Performance wise, the controller promises up to 900 MB/s sequential read...

Intel Developer Forum Spring 2002 - Day 2

Today we saw everything from XScale prototype PDAs and E7500 boards to Serial ATA RAID and 600MHz FSB clocks.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/26/2002

Comdex 2001 - Day 1: Slow but interesting

It's the slowest Comdex we've ever seen but that doesn't mean there's nothing interesting to talk about. From NVIDIA's new mobile part to Intel's DDR 845 chipset, we've...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/13/2001

VIA Technical Forum - Day 1: Politics and Chipsets

From VIA's P4X266 to ATI's Radeon 8500, there's a lot of controversy in this industry today. Find out what's going on at this year's VTF in Taiwan.

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 9/5/2001

Intel Developer Forum - Fall 2001: Day 2

IDF isn't all about CPUs. We paid visits to AMD, ATI, NVIDIA, ServerWorks and many more for this writeup.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/29/2001

Computex 2001 - Day 2

The first running sample of the VIA P4X266 (P4 DDR) chipset, i845 DDR spottings and even more info on nForce in today's coverage from the Computex show floor.

0 by Anand Shimpi & Mike Andrawes on 6/5/2001

Computex 2001 - Intel & VIA Pentium 4 DDR Chipsets Revealed

After being at Computex 2001 for just a few hours we have even more information on two of the hot topic issues at the show. The first information...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/4/2001

Computex 2001 Day 1 - Live Coverage

AMD's 760MP, NVIDIA's Crush, SDRAM on the Pentium 4, 0.13-micron Northwood and much much more in our initial coverage from Computex 2001 in Taipei.

1 by Anand Shimpi & Mike Andrawes on 6/3/2001

17th Hong Kong International Computer Expo – Computer 2001

With Computex just around the corner, we often wonder what to expect. Lucky for us, the 17th Hong Kong International Computer Expo, Computer 2001, provides a perfect microcosm for...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 6/2/2001

Intel Developer Forum Conference - Spring 2001: Part 1

Where is the Pentium 4 headed? What is the new technology that is behind the recently announced Intel Xeon processor? What are Intel's plans for RDRAM and...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/5/2001

Comdex Fall 2000 Summary

With Comdex Fall 2000 just wrapping up, we set out inform those who were not able to attend this year's event. Just as there is a bit for everyone...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 11/19/2000

IDF Fall 2000 Summary

With the fall 2000 installment of Intel's Developer Conference coming to an end last week, it is time to summarize what we saw not only from Intel but from...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 8/30/2000

IDF Fall 2000 Day 2

With the second day of Intel's Developer Forum coming to a close, let's take a look and see just what big plans Intel has for some of their new technologies.

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 8/23/2000

IDF Fall 2000 Day 1

Intel's Developer Forum, known to the rest of the computer loving world as IDF, kicked off today with some interesting news and demonstrations. Check out this review to...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 8/22/2000

Computex 2000 Coverage Day 3: More Motherboards

With our third day of coverage we bring you a quick look at upcoming products from Gigabyte, Iwill, MSI and Soyo. This time around we don't only take...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/15/2000

Computex 2000 Coverage Day 2: Motherboards

Continuing our Computex coverage we have motherboards from ABIT, ASUS, AOpen, Chaintech and FIC. The boards we looked at ranged from dual processor boards based on the Apollo...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/14/2000

Computex 2000 Coverage Day 1: Chipsets

Our recent visit to Computex left us with quite a bit of information to write about, some of the most important and interesting lying in the current state of...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/12/2000

E3 2000 Report

Another year, another E3. For those of you who are unfamiliar with E3, it stands for Electronic Entertainment Expo. Every year, the computer entertainment industry gathers for a ho-down...

8 by Jason Clark on 5/19/2000

IDF CPU Report - Intel & AMD

In our final IDF related article we explore Intel's Willamette on a much deeper level as well as talk about the next big overclockers, the mobile Celerons vs mobile...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/2/2000

Intel IDF Report #4 - Wrap Up

In the last part of our IDF coverage, we take a look at Intel's memory roadmap, concept PC's, low profile PCI/AGP, CNR, and throw in some pics of Itanium...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 2/29/2000

Intel IDF Report #3 - Itanium

Aside from the Willamette, Intel's biggest focus right now is the release of the first IA-64 processor, the Itanium. While there is quite a bit of information available...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/17/2000

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