There is an endless number of enthusiast-grade cases available today, enough to satisfy both the taste and wallet of any kind of user; and most of which are black. Today we have a new performance case from Thermaltake for review, the new version of the renowned Armor series, the Armor Revo Snow Edition. Much
Today, in the continuation of our series on the Internet Protocol, we talk about IPv4, binary and the end of the internet as it has existed for the past 30 years.
Today's review will focus on how the official increased clock frequencies of the 7970 GHz edition aka Tahiti XT2 – 1050MHz on the core (13.5% increase from 925MHz) and 1500MHz on the memory (9% increase from 1375MHz), help peg back or increase the performance delta over Nvidia's GTX 680 Kepler. We run a plethora of benchmarks on
At the ISC supercomputing conference in Germany, Intel finally gave the name to its MIC accelerator – the Xeon Phi. How does it stand against the competition, both the outside GPUs and its own Xeon brethren?
Without any doubt, GDDR5 memory is prevalent high-speed memory of today. The standard attracted a lot of companies and powers systems from graphics cards to networking switches, from cars to rockets and even lunar landers. Thus, the big question remains, when the successor is going to arrive?
We're starting a three-part series on the Internet Protocol this week, in honor of the successful launch and growing adoption of IPv6. In today's part, we discuss the history of the internet, the need for a standardized communication protocol and the creation of IPv4.
Here at VR-Zone, we hold ASUS's Republic of Gamers branded motherboards in high regard not only for their premium components, but also we know many exceptional individuals on the ROG team who toil on through cold Taiwanese nights and weekends, optimizing electrical traces on the PCB and fiddling with BIOS signal tweaks to deliver record
The ITX form factor is steadily gaining mainstream affections, with recent feature-filled motherboards like ASUS's P8Z77-I Deluxe boasting of everything including overclocking abilities. How does Cubitek's latest extruded aluminium enclosure fair in our water-cooled HTPC build?
Officially announced at Computex last week, the ThunderboltEX PCIe expansion card (and its dual port version) brings single port 10Gbps Thunderbolt connectivity to some of the existing ASUS Intel 7-series, and even incoming AMD AM3+ motherboards. It arrived at our labs today so we took a quick look at how it worked.
It has been more than a decade since we last heard of Diablo. For the younger gamers, this title would probably be their first experience of dungeon crawling, demon slaying and getting acquainted with the Lord of Terror and his Underworld brothers. For gamers in the more senior years, this will be an updated nostalgic
A few weeks ago we tested and reviewed one of the most basic CPU coolers ARCTIC offers at this point of time, the Alpine 11 PLUS, which proved capable of satisfying basic user needs. Today however we are going to have a look at the nemesis of the Alpine 11 PLUS; the large tower
When Microsoft announced its tablet strategy with the Windows RT, many thought that Microsoft will change its pricing model for OEMs too, signaling a shift in strategy. Reality is however, vastly different with Microsoft requesting as much money as OEM version of the Windows 7 Home Premium.
Computex Taipei might be over already but we still have a couple of stories from there to fill. Here we take a look at some of the Opteron and Trinity APU FM2 motherboards and Radeon 7000 series GPUs, presented to you by the fabulous AMD booth girls.
While the volumes aren't high, most vendors had enough to show at least a sample of GTX680 – and occasionally a GTX690 – on their booths, while AMD gunned for higher clock revisions and more memory.
NVIDIA showed off some of their Tegra 3 tablets, smartphones and Kepler GPUs at their Nangang Computex booth. Why were we so impressed?
A few weeks ago we had a look at the Vengeance K60 Mechanical Keyboard and the M60 Gaming Mouse from Corsair, a set of gaming peripherals designed specifically to enhance FPS gaming. Although FPS gamers represent a significant portion of the gaming community, RPG and strategy games are equally popular. We believe that this
In one of the more intriguing discoveries during a relatively lackluster Computex, our counterparts at Chinese VR-Zone spotted an interesting feature on the upcoming ASUS ROG Crosshair V Formula-Z and other refreshed AMD AM3+ motherboards – Intel Thunderbolt support!
Midway through the Computex, and dozens of ultrathins – including AMD and ARM based ones, some thoughts come to our minds…
Its easy for us journos to get distracted when we're trying to scour the ground at Computex for news…
During the ASUS Computex press conference last Monday, the world got to see the company's cloud strategy and upcoming Transformer tablet convertibles. What about the other models at the event?