• ATI RV560 and 570 Crossfire to sport internal Xfire bridges

    2 is better than 1 – we have got ATI and NVIDIA both touting this – in fact soon we will have ATI telling us 3 is better than 2 – and NVIDIA have already played their hand and told us they want atleast 4. With this in mind...

  • ASRock ConRoeXFire-eSATA2 Motherboard Review

    The Intel Core 2 Duo that is about to be launched is making big headlines for those who keep up with the tech buzz for it’s impressive big step-ahead performance. Interest is not just generated from a by-standers’ position but a lot from an eager purchaser, thanks to the...

  • Latest Forceware 91.31 Graphic Drivers causing crashes

    HardOCP has been toying around with Nvidia’s latest WHQL Forceware release, the Forceware 91.31 and have realised that it is causing frequent crashes with Nvidia Nforce 570 and Intel 955X platforms. They have also tested the latest Forceware Beta 91.33 and it seems that the problems has been solved....

  • Gates says January Vista launch 80% likely

    Microsoft’s decision to delay Office 2007 last month appeared to foreshadow a similar fate for Vista, especially as CEO Steve Ballmer said in May the OS was on track to ship “early in the year”—omitting to reference the official January 2007 launch date. Bill Gates has now elaborated on...

  • Firefox approaches 16% U.S. market share

    New figures from web analytics firm OneStat show a significant rise in Mozilla Firefox’s popularity in the United States. The browser now holds a usage share of 15.82% in the U.S., OneStat says, a sizeable jump over January’s figure of 12.55%. This gain largely occurred at the expense of...

  • Razer as Main Sponsor for the Cyberathlete Professional League Singapore

    The world’s leading brand in high-end computer gaming peripherals, Razer announced its position as the main sponsor for this year’s Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL) Singapore 2006. Leveraging from a highly successful event at The Padang last October, CPL returns to Singapore for the second year in a row. CPL...

  • Engineered microbes pave way for 50 TB DVDs

    A Harvard scientist has developed a modified protein that he says could allow DVDs to store up to 50 Terabytes of data. The protein, normally found in the membrane of salt marsh bacteria, is converted to intermediate molecules when it enters into contact with sunlight. The intermediate state only...

  • Hybrid 2.5 2.5 Hard Drives

    IN AN ATTEMPT TO improve performance and extend battery life, mobile hard drive manufacturers are working on hybrid designs that combine flash memory with traditional platters. Flash memory’s fast access times, low weight and power consumption, and lack of moving parts make it ideal for mobile environments, which is...

  • PowerColor X1600 Pro Official Card for WCG Asian Championship 2006

    Tul Corporation, a leading provider of graphics cards, is proud to announce that the PowerColor X1600 Pro has been selected as the official graphics card for the WCG Asian Championship 2006. Top players from 10 countries will be battling it out for the crown in CounterStrike 1.6, Warcraft III...

  • Soldam, the PC case manufacturer is bankrupt

    The Japanese PC Case maker Soldam, well-known for is ALU based case branded with the name “Windy” is now bankrupt and stop manufacturing, selling of shipping any kind of product they were used to carry…. This is very sad news to the premium chasis aficionados since Soldam was among...

  • ATi PowerColor Cross-Fireage on DFI 975X Infinity!

    Though I’m stuck on the 11x Multiplier and 380+MHz FSB choke on the DFI 975X Infinity, I decided to do some Cross-Fireage overclocking for the hell of it. Setup Consists of Intel Core 2 Duo X6800, DFI 975X Infinity, ATi Powercolor X1900 Cross-Fire running mildly chilled water and 2...

  • DFI LanParty UT nF590 SLI-M2R/G

    Despite the hype that the upcoming Intel Core 2 Duo Processor is generating, the AM2 Socket AMD launched recently still has it’s fair share of supporters and users. We take a brief preview of DFI’s upcoming offering of NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI packed in AMD’s freshly baked AM2 socket....

  • ASUS U5F Superior Mobility Notebook: The White Affair

    Now who says Apple is the only one producing Notebooks colored in total white? This week we present you Asus’s very own white notebook, the Asus U5F. How does this fair lady look, perform and what does she feature? VR-Zone goes in and puts her on the dentist’s chair...

  • Intel 975XBX, A Pencil & a Better Overclock!

    The Intel 975XBX Board has risen in popularity in the past few months, not just among the mainstream users but also among the enthusiast and overclockers. As a motherboard targeted at the mainstream consumers however, it is quite limited in the voltage options offered in the BIOS, particularly the...

  • Memory Voltage Pencil Mods: Foxconn C51XEM2AA & Gigabyte 965P DQ6

    DDR2 Memory chipsets have matured and overclockers are starting to see DDR2 Memory sticks respond and scale very well with increased voltages. What was more than enough in the past seems limiting now. With just a sharpened pencil, you can take matters into your own hands… Voltage Mod your...

  • ASUS P5W DH Deluxe 975X Board Preview…

    It’s fine time for you, the vr-zoner to check out how exactly does the Asus P5W DH Deluxe, one of the few Intel Glenwood 975X mainboards in the market now that supports the Conroe… Wait! The mainboard comes with a remote control? Wadda…

  • 7950GX2 Overclocking with Intel Conroe

    I have finished building the -30C Chiller for my 7950GX2s and X1900XTs. I’ve just tested overclocking the 7950GX2 on the Intel XBX Motherboard with Intel Conroe X6800. Click on to see the results!

  • Enermax Releases 1000W Penta-Rail PSU

    The Enermax guys in Taiwan are back with vengance, this time with their “Galaxy” series, with 850W and 1000W models. We caught a glimpse of this monster in Taiwan’s Guang Hua Electronics District, powering some 4 PC system, including SLI, Crossfire and Dual Core CPUs. Impressive!

  • Checking Out DFI 975X Inifinity + Pencil Voltage Mods

    We take a first look at DFI’s latest Motherboard 975X Infinity and check out some simple pencil Voltage Mods for the nice board.