• The Gift From Hell…

    I opened up the mailbox today and found a Gift from Hell….

  • Tidbits on DFI’s Upcoming Motherboards

    Check out the upcoming DFI Motherboards, including Estimated dates, which are basically a shift from DDR1 chipsets over to DDR2. We will be receiving the DFI LAN Party nF590 SLI AM2 Motherboard in the coming week for testing!

  • New ASUS Core 2 Duo Notebook: V1J

    The V1 notebook series is an ultra slim 15.4″ notebook with a detachable docking station that accommodates a wide range of connectivity that will increase work efficiency and provide higher mobility. ASUS V1J notebook series offers a smart balance of mobility and performance with comprehensive security feature that protects...

  • Scythe ‘Overclock to the Max!’ Contest

    Scythe, the Japan-based CPU Cooler maker is organizing an online “Overclock to the Max!” Contest extended to everyone on Planet Earth. Contestants are divided into 2 Categories, Air-Cooling and Extreme Cooling. For more details, check here.

  • Crimson Axe: ATi X1950XTX

    Here are some pictures of ATi’s upcoming X1950XTX. Our pictures compare the physical difference between the X1900XTX and the X1950XTX. The overall simpler PCB layout of the X1950XTX points towards a less power consuming card. Overclockers should be rather assured, GPU Core voltage can be adjusted via Overclockers’ Tool...

  • Gigabyte GA-8I945GMMFY-RH

    As petroleum pricing continues to rocket into the invisible dimension of infinity, the price to pay for power is becoming ridiculous to behold. Thinking about jumping to a less power-consuming platform? The Gigabyte GA-8I945GMMFY-RH is here to save the day!

  • AMD to Drop ATi’s Brand Name?

    It looks like the acquisition just might be the death of ATI. At least as a brand name, that is. CustomPC had the chance to interview AMD’s Gareth Carter, who stated assuredly that after the deal is finished, “The new company will be called AMD.” Richard Baker, Marketing Manager...

  • ATi Radeon X1900 Price Drops

    For those of you who can’t wait until the Radeon X1950 to debut on the 27th, ATI has already started to cut pricing on the ASICs for the Radeon X1900 series cards: Radeon X1900 CrossFire, X1900XTX, X1900XT and X1900GT. Essentially, all of the ATI cards have shifted down a...

  • ASUS & Gigabyte Tie Up, New Company Formed

    We saw a surprise announcement from ASUS and Gigabyte in a press conference that took place today in Taiwan where a new company is borned with a capital of NT$ 8B or US$ 244M. Gigabyte Channel Business Unit comprises of motherboards and graphics cards business is detached from Gigabyte...

  • Kingston Enters Personal Media Player Market with K-PEX

    Kingston Technology Company today announced its new line of Personal Media Players (PMPs). With its highly stylized design and ultra-slim form factor, K-PEX (Kingston Personal Entertainment eXperience) allows users to watch videos, listen to music, play video games and store/view photographs. The Kingston K-PEX is currently available in the...

  • LGA Processor Heat Spreader Removal

    In our endless attempts to squeeze out the last MHz from our processors, some of us have resorted to removing the integrated heat spreaders on our processors in a bid to improve thermal efficiency, to garner that 2-3 degrees, and trade it for that final 10MHz. The LGA socket...

  • ASUS P5W DH Deluxe Simple Pencil Mods

    The ASUS P5W DH Deluxe is definitely a motherboard targeted at the enthusiasts. It looks good, performs well and offers quite a fair bit of overclocking features. Like a free-lance artist roaming the streets, I took my drawing pencil, this time round to the P5W DH.

  • RED Magazine’s Move Out Mayhem

    RED, ATi’s online magazine is holding a contest called Move Out Mayhem! The contest is in the form of a game in which the “student” must move their boxes from their parent’s basement through 10 levels to their dorm room.  The more more time spent playing, the more ballots...

  • Kingston KHX6400D2LLK2/2GN EPP Memory Kit

    Kingston KHX6400D2LLK2/2GN Memory Kit is a 2x1GB DDR2 kit rated for PC2-6400 (800mhz) speeds. It is also programmed with NVIDIA’s new Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP) and is marketed as “SLI-Ready”. Developed as an extension to the traditional Serial Presence Detect (SPD) found on today’s high performance DIMMS, Enhanced Performance...

  • Memory Extreme Italy Creates New 3D Mark 05 Record!

    Our Italian friends from MemoryExtreme has gathered 3 top overclockers- Max, Giampa and Giorgio primo together for a Liquid Nitrogen record smashing run with: Intel Core 2 Duo X6800 ASUS P5W-DH Deluxe 2 x 1024 Team Group Extreme PC6400 Sapphire X1900 Master & PowerColor X1900XTX PC Power & Cooling...

  • VR-Zone Toshiba Notebook Super Saver!!

    VR-Zone Toshiba Notebook Super Saver!! Promotion period: 4th August to 27th August 2006 2 Top-Notch Notebooks now made more affordable for everyone: Save SGD$ 400, Enjoy FREE gifts, FREE 1GB Memory upgrade & receive tickets to watch the AFC U-17 Championship Games with the promotional purchase of Toshiba Satellite...

  • ASUS New Wireless & PDA products

    ASUS today introduced the WL-600g, the WL-500W and the MyPal A639 GPS PDA. The WL-600g is an all-in-one device that incorporates ADSL modem, wireless router and ftp printer server functions, while the WL-500W Super Speed N multifunctional wireless router adopts the latest 802.11n draft to deliver high-speed data transfer...

  • Gigabyte GA 965P DS3 Core 2 Motherboard (Pencil Mods)

    It seems that just about everyone is mad about a Core 2 Duo. With that lust, it brings forth the search for a good motherboard which is an inevitable upgrade chore with the two main criteria being, Good and reasonably priced. I have to admit that I did not...

  • Lenovo Introduces ThinkCentre Desktop PCs with AMD Processors

    Lenovo today unveiled the ThinkCentre A60, the first worldwide ThinkCentre desktop personal computer featuring an AMD processor. With their new AMD-based offerings, Lenovo is expanding their range of flexible and innovative solutions available to customers through their ThinkCentre line. The A60 provides exceptional performance on the business applications that...

  • New ASUS Chassis Series Provides Total Component Cooling Solution

    ASUS Technology Pte Ltd is proud to announce the TA-6 chassis series, which implemented a total component cooling concept and easy DIY installation designs. The stylish color schemes further guarantees a perfect match with people from all walks of life. The TA-6 Series is packed with features desired by...