‘Tis the season to be jolly, and while there’s no snow in sunny-and-occasional-rainy Singapore, many of us still celebrate Christmas here. If you haven’t done your Christmas shopping for your beloved yet (you know who you are), here are twenty products, both hardware and consumer products, we at VR-Zone.com have come up with that we think
In our NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 review, we feature Gainward’s custom-designed GeForce GTX 570 Golden Sample ‘Goes Like Hell’ (GS GLH) Edition card. VR-Zone.com takes a look at where the GTX 570 (overclocked or not) stands against previous-generation products, and the current GTX 580 flagship.
We preview ASUS’ upcoming flagship motherboard for Intel’s new Sandy Bridge platform, the Republic of Gamers (ROG) Maximus IV Extreme. What juicy stuff does the M4E have to offer? Detailed close-ups and BIOS screenshots inside.
As the heatsink mounting holes for both LGA 1155 and LGA 1156 sockets are identical, Noctua’s NM-I3 SecuFirm2 mounting kit for LGA 1156 will support Intel’s upcoming ‘Sandy Bridge’ platform. Also, Noctua has announced that owners of older Noctua CPU coolers who wish to upgrade to the upcoming LGA 1155 socket will be able to
Noctua has introduced its new NH-C14 CPU cooler. Sporting an exquisite, uniquely flexible 140mm dual fan setup of two Noctua NF-P14, the NH-C14 is a highly customisable, premium-class top-flow solution that further boosts the renowned quiet cooling performance of the company’s much acclaimed NH-C12 series.
Futuremark® announced today that 3DMark® 11, the latest version of the industry standard benchmark for real-time 3D graphics, will be released on November 30. 3DMark 11 Advanced Edition priced at $19.95 can be pre-ordered today from http://www.3dmark.com/.
Hot on the heels of the global launch of the new HD 6000 series of graphics cards based on the latest generation of graphics technology from AMD, SAPPHIRE Technology announces its first enhanced product – the HD 6850 TOXIC Edition.
In this preview, VR-Zone.com takes a look at the new ASUS P8P67 Deluxe motherboard based on Intel’s P67 Express chipset. This motherboard is designed for the next-generation Intel LGA 1155 ‘Sandy Bridge’ Core processors, and sports an industry-leading 16+2 phase digital power design dubbed DIGI+ VRM.
EVERCOOL’s new Transformer 4 PLUS CPU cooler is a refresh of the original Transformer 4, now with Intel LGA 1156 support. Dual PWM fans are included in the package, for high-performance silent computing.
Even though the market is overflowing with dozens of products, most high performance CPU coolers are tower coolers and look quite similar. Nonetheless, even subtle design differences can affect the performance of the cooler vastly, making it very difficult to assess their performance solely based on their size. Today we are going to test four
Danger Den, working closely with NVIDIA, has immediate availability of the DD-GTX580 block to liquid cool the GeForce GTX 580, the world’s fastest DirectX 11 GPU. The DD-GTX580 block is a single slot solution cooling all of the major heat components including the GPU, RAM, power MOSFETs, and more.
Featuring the re-worked GF110 chipset, NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 580 promises to be a speed demon while guzzling less power and not threatening to set your room on fire. The last time this much hype surrounded an upcoming NVIDIA graphics card, was the GeForce GTX 280 way back in 2008. Anyhow, we put our ASUS ENGTX580
If AMD does not have an answer to the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580, GIGABYTE is ready to fight it out with its latest implementation of the NVDIA GeForce GTX 480. The GTX 480 Super Overclock Edition pops out of the box overclocked, and ready to be further overclocked. We also see the mention of a
GIGABYTE is back with more competitions for the hardware enthusiasts. For the next 6 weeks (Nov 1 ~ Dec 18), submit your top Core Wprime scores to HWBOT for your chance to win a GIGABYTE X58A-UD7, GIGABYTE X58A-UD3R, or GIGABYTE H55N-USB3.
It has been a week since the launch of the AMD Radeon HD 6870, and none of the usual software tools seem to be able to deliver overclockers the mystic strength of complete voltage control. Do we still wait? We don’t think so.
The Intel P67 Express and Intel H67 Express chipsets are designed for Intel’s next generation of Core processors, codenamed Sandy Bridge. More details of GIGABYTE’s upcoming motherboards based on these chipsets inside.
GALAXY has announced a new GeForce GTX 460 1GB graphics card, but with a white printed circuit board (PCB) this time round. Besides having a white PCB, this GTX 460 will be stuffed with high-grade components and is expected to have a pretty high operating frequency straight out of the box.
“Our new GTS 450 Hall of Fame edition demolishes the competition with a core clock of 1000Mhz,” said Shane Vance, US Sales, Galaxy. “Our custom cooler, Samsung 0.4ns GDDR5 memory and Galaxy designed board allow us to achieve these insane speeds.”
We show you how to wring the last bit of memory bandwidth out of your spanking new AMD Radeon HD 6870 for next-to-nothing. Enough said.
ASUS unveils two new EAH6800 Series DirectX 11 graphics cards, the EAH6850 DirectCU and EAH6870. With sufficient cooling, both cards can be overclocked for up to 50% performance boost with ASUS’ exclusive Voltage Tweak utility. The EAH6850 DirectCU uses direct heat pipe contact for 20% better cooling performance compared to the reference design. The EAH6800