NVIDIA today introduced the fastest performing graphics solution in the industry with the new NVIDIA Quadro® FX 4400 model. The FX 4400 model is part of a distinctive new family of professional graphics products NVIDIA announced today and based on the PCI Express(TM) bus architecture. With NVIDIA® SLI(TM) (Scaleable Link Interface) technology to link two
Today we take a look at Thermaltake’s latest desktop case, the Tsunami. With Thermaltake a relatively new player in the enclosure industry, is their newest case worthy of your next system? Come and take a look…
OCZ has recently introduced their DDR Booster, a device that allows for manual voltage adjustment to your motherboards VDIMM, all the way up to 3.9V. Today we take a look at this new product from OCZ and we try to break the 250MHz FSB barrier while running at 2-2-2-5 timings using the DDR Booster.
H2 ’04 H2 ’05 2006 Pentium 4 Extreme Edition Prescott 2M (90nm, 2MB L2, 1066Mhz FSB) Gallatin (0.13, 2MB L3, 1066Mhz FSB) SmithField (90nm, Dual Core) 65nm Pentium 4 Prescott (90nm, 1MB L2, 800Mhz FSB) SmithField (90nm, Dual Core) 65nm Celeron Prescott-V (90nm, 256KB L2, 533Mhz FSB) Cedarmill (65nm, Single Core)
The NV43 will be known as the GeForce 6600 and there will be two versions; 6600 and 6600GT with a huge difference in clock speed. 6600 standard will be clocked at 300MHz+ and use DDR/DDR2 memory while the 6600GT will be clocked close to 500MHz core and will use GDDR3. NV43 has 8 pipeline and
LGA775 Pentium 4 retail box version with EM64T has surfaced in Akiba Japan where Intel has quietly released it earlier this week. The 64-bit Prescott comes in three speed grades; 3.2Ghz, 3.4Ghz and 3.6Ghz with S-Spec of SL7LA, SL7L8 and SL7L9 respectively. Although Intel has said that they are not releasing the 64-bit Prescott as
Iomega today introduced a bus-powered FireWire® version of the revolutionary new Iomega® REV™ drive. The new Iomega REV 35GB* 1394/FireWire drive gives Mac® users an elegant, high-performance device for backup and large file portable storage, combining the speed and ease of use of a hard drive with the removability of tape or optical products.
A combination of market missteps and a rise in third-party integrated graphics flattened NVIDIA’s Q2 revenue. The company now is in a virtual dead heat with rival ATI. NVIDIA expected the period from May to July to be traditionally soft but failed to predict that desktop graphics-chip sales would decline by 17 percent, as integrated-graphics
Crucial has recently introduced their Ballistix line of memory, aimed at the enthusiast markets. We take a look at their new low-latency DDR2-533 memory, running at 3-3-3-10. How does the memory perform? Come and take a look.
Toshiba unveiled their latest 1.8″ HDD with a capacity of 60GB recently. Till date, Apple has yet to announce their high-end version of their 4th Generation Ipods and with Toshiba unveiling their new 60GB HDD, expect 60GB versions of the Ipod to be shipped really soon.
Nicknamed the Ipod Killer by some, Creative’s new Zen Touch aims to offer a comeptitive alternative to consumers who wish to own a digital jukebox.But with Apple releasing their 4G Ipods, will this new MP3 player make the cut ? Check it out!
Default Demo, High Quality Catalyst 4.7 Catalyst 4.8 Beta Catalyst 4.9 Beta 1024 x 768 63.4 66.4 68.4 1280 x 1024 48.9 49.6 51 1600 x 1200 37 37.2 38 ATi has released a beta version of the Catalyst 4.9 yesterday meant to speed up their Radeon X800 cards on the newly released Doom III
ASUSTeK today announced an exclusive innovation for graphics performance enhancement on its 915P- and 925X-based motherboards. This latest technology, PEG (PCI Express Graphics) Link Mode, is a unique feature that enables users to boost graphics card performance for superior video quality. This feature, found only on ASUS 915P- and 925X-based motherboards, allows users to raise
Albatron is one of the first manufacturers to put their mid-ranged PCI Express graphics card on the market. Does the PCX 5750 have what it takes to stand up to the Radeon X600 XT? Come and take a look.
AMD will try to nearly triple its market share in its server segment by the end of the year through high-profile customer wins and tighter relationships with manufacturers. AMD aims to be in 10 percent of the so-called x86 servers by the end of the year. If successful, AMD could become the second-largest provider of
Samsung will start mass-producing 90nm-based DDR2 at the end of this year or the beginning of next year. Samsung is the first DRAM company to begin the transition. Samsung will initially use 90nm technology to produce 512Mbit DDR2 400, 533 and 667 components.
Intel plans to unveil a dual-core processor, codenamed Smithfield, in mid-2005 instead of sometime in 2006 as originally planned. Intel plans to roll out three versions of the Smithfield processor. One version will be targeted for the performance segment and will be supported by the Glenwood chipset. Two mainstream versions will be supported by the
One of the first desktops built using a new BTX (balanced technology extended) chassis design pushed by Intel will be released by Gateway in September. The BTX design uses two fans, one at the front of the chassis and one at the rear. These fans are larger than the single fans used in ATX designs,
ATi has previously announced their Mobility Radeon X600 GPU codenamed M24 at Computex Taipei back in June this year and is the first mobile GPU offering that is native PCI Express based. VR-Zone got hold of a pre-production notebook from an OEM manufacturer for some quick testing to bench against the Mobility Radeon 9700.
WD has begun shipping the WD Caviar RAID Edition (RE) drives, a family of three 3.5-inch, 7,200-RPM drives ranging in capacity from 120GB to 260GB. The drives are specifically designed to challenge competitors like the Maxtor MaxLine drives, which are rated for non-I/O-intensive low-duty cycles. By contrast, the WD Caviar RE drives are rated at