Intel has as yet to launch all of its mobile Ivy Bridge chipsets, as we're still waiting for a couple of business-end chipsets, but VR-Zone can now exclusively reveal Intel's next generation mobile chipsets for the Haswell CPUs. Interestingly, Intel has cut back from no less than seven chipset for Ivy Bridge to a more
Back at the MWC 2012 in Barcelona, Samsung showed dual-core powered GT-N8000 tablet. Even though it does not have a full HD resolution, Samsung decided to make a lot of changes in the final version.
Nvidia's upcoming GeForce GTX 670 is only days away from launching and VR-Zone has managed to scoop a couple of exclusive pictures of two of Asus' upcoming cards. The two models are the GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II and DirectCU II TOP and although at first the two appear to be identical there are some
If you remember, when Intel initially revealed the X79 chipset it was said to feature additional SAS ports which over time were meant to be additional SATA ports, but in the end the chipset arrived with no extra storage interfaces at all. Even though Intel was expected to remedy this with a later chipset revision,
Some interesting details about Nvidia's upcoming Tegra 3 products turned up in our inbox the other day and it looks like the company is planning on giving Tegra 3 yet another speed boost before its upcoming Wayne SoCs arrive. Speaking of which, the first handset implementation of Wayne should be known as AP40, but it
On the recently held IFA Global Press Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia, Maarten de Vries and Wiebo Vaartjes gave talks on the way Philips brand is going to evolve in the future.
On the recently held investors call in regards to AMD's first quarter financials, AMD CEO Rory Read announced that the company will launch a top to bottom line-up of mobile discrete parts based on the 28nm Southern Islands architecture. Surprisingly how it may sound, but the parts are launching next week.
We already know what Intel has planned for this year when it comes to its Thunderbolt chips, but VR-Zone has managed to get hold of an updated roadmap covering what to expect for 2013 and we'll even give you glimpse at what Intel has planned for 2014. Intel is set to continue its strategy with
By now it's pretty clear that the SATA and SAS interfaces just aren't cutting it for high-performance SSDs and as we know from Intel's SSD roadmap, PCI Express is the future interface for its high-end SSDs. The company is about to announce its new 910-series of PCI Express based SSD's, previously known as Ramsdale MLC
While touch is pervasive way of communicating with the way we communicate with the mobile devices of today, Microsoft is working on a different interface for tomorrow.
A little while ago VR-Zone had the opportunity to visit Gigabyte's Nan-Ping factory in Taiwan where the company makes most of its high-end motherboards, as well as some graphics card models, notebooks, smartphones and a few other things. We got a short video after the break showing you how Gigabyte's Z77 motherboards are being made,
Evolution: Intel Haswell high end offerings to up the QPI speed and use it to join with MIC multi-teraflop chip
So, Intel's mainstream desktop CPUs don't have QPI links anymore? Well, the high end ones certainly do, and will have more… Intel is evolving the QPI further, speeding it up and adding more fun chips to it, using the co-processor model akin to the old 80×87 FPU days
Over the years, Intel held to a steady strategy of launching new CPU architectures or processes first in the high end products, yet introducing new memory technologies at the mainstream. Now, the roles seem to have been reversed…
It is rumored that Samsung will launch Galaxy SIII superphone at the Samsung Unpacked event (May 22). However, we've been told that the launch is being moved forward, with immediate world-wide availability (excluding USA, which will follow in Summer 2012).
Got used to the simple packaging migration from LGA1156 to LGA1155? Intel's next generation – Haswell – is widely expected to up the ante in the PC CPU packaging excellence, and offer a spread of choices
We've already unveiled a lot of details about Intel's Valleyview 2 Atom core which will be part of the Bay Trail SoC and today we can reveal the clock speeds and a few more details about this upcoming Atom core. We've also got details on the TDP, graphics clock and a few other details to
In the discussions surrounding the launch of NVIDIA Kepler (GK104 – GTX 680 and GK107 – GT 640M) architecture, we learned a lot of interesting details from NVIDIA engineers and marketing staff. Interested in GPGPU in a smartphone?
Intel's Core i7-3770K (ES) vs i7-2600K vs i7-3960X, nuff said! We have also included a brief USB 3.0 controller shootout inside, involving the new Z77 (Panther Point) Native USB implementation and other popular solutions.
There's no denying that Ultrabooks haven't taken off like Intel hoped they would, but it looks like we looks forward to some much more interesting machines once Intel launches its Ivy Bridge ULV processors and Gigabyte has come up with an interesting take on the Ultrabook theme. The company's first foray into the Ultrabook market
After the gaming boards, we're moving slightly further down Gigabyte's new range of 7-series motherboards to the GA-Z77X-UD3H and GA-Z77X-UD5H. The Z77X-UD5H will for the time being at least be Gigabyte's high-end non-gaming specific model and the Z77X-UD3H is a slightly more wallet friendly version.