QNAP System has just released their latest all-in-one storage solution TS-201, the first 2-bay SOHO/SMB NAS in the market with RAID capability and hot swap design. The unique design of the 2-bay, hot-swappable disk tray and removable front panel enables convenient swapping of hard disks in case of hard disk failure and makes server maintenance
Come November, Intel will officially launch their Quad-Core processors based on the Kentsfield core. They are essentially based on the Core Architecture that is gaining popularity and recognition these few months through the Intel Core 2 Duo Processors. Simply put, the Kentsfield CPU is putting 2 of the Core 2 Duo cores onto a single
Seagate unveiled plans this week to spend $ 818 million over the next four years on a new hard-drive media plant here. Work on the new facility would begin in late 2006 and that manufacturing would start by mid-2008. Seagate initially plans to hire around 1,000 new employees to staff the plant, but said it
Swiftech™ today announced the release of the MCW-Ramcool VGA memory water-block for nVidia® GeForce™ graphics cards. "The design concept was to physically separate the memory cooling from the GPU cooling solution in order to get the best possible thermal joint and therefore superior overclocking performance; universal compatibility was also a must, so we had to
Today ATI announced that it is pioneering a new technology known as Stream Computing, that has the potential to dramatically impact almost every sector of the market. Along with leading companies and academic institutions worldwide, ATI is working to build a stream computing ecosystem, one that delivers the performance, applications, software and tools necessary to
A resourceful guy in our forum has spotted some pics of the G80 card. There appears to be 2 types of cooling employed; air or hybrid water/air cooling but both took up 2 slots. There are 2 power connectors on the card and has 1GB of GDDR4 memories onboard. We have heard that the hybrid
Creative today introduced the Creative ZENTM V Plus MP3, photo and video player with built-in FM radio in a higher capacity of 8GB. Retaining its amazingly small and lightweight features, the Creative ZEN V Plus 8GB lets you enjoy even more music, photos and video at your fingertips. Available in glossy black with a new
After a well publicized and loud launch of LG’s famous KG800 mobile phone, which is commonly known as Chocolate, LG flashes yet another sleek phone, the KG320. What captured my attention was the thickness of this phone. On paper, it is a mere 9.9mm in thickness. VR-Zone takes an in-depth look at this mid-range mobile
C55+ MCP55 is clearly the chipset that many Intel Enthusiasts is waiting for since NVIDIA scrapped the nForce 590 SLI chipset plans. It gonna be excellent for overclocking from what we heard and retail boards are coming in by end November. We can see clearly that NVIDIA is pushing it hard for November availability/launch, a
Looking at the discrete roadmap for AMD, there is a T65+MCP65 chipset slated for mass production in November which seems to be quite a killer. It is meant to replace the current nForce 590 SLI (C51XE+MCP55XE) in the Enthusiast segment. T65+MCP65 features 2 x16 SLI sporting a total of 52 PCIe lanes with 8 links.
Palm, MobileOne and Microsoft today announced the first Asian availability of the new Palm(R) Treo(TM) 750v smartphone, bringing for the first time to Asia the hallmark Palm experience on Microsoft(R) Windows Mobile(R) 5.0 over a wireless 3G/UMTS network. The new Treo 750v will be available next month through M1, Vodafone’s network partner in Singapore.
Microsoft announced the price of its Zune digital media player, which will launch on Nov. 14 at about the same price as a comparable Apple iPod. The Zune, which contains 30-Gbytes of hard-disk-based storage, will cost $ 249.99. Pricing for its Zune music store, which will cost 79 “points” per track and $ 14.99 per
IBM and Lenovo recalled 526,000 Sony Corp. batteries for ThinkPad notebooks on Thursday, becoming the latest notebook vendors to act on fire-prone power sources. The companies advised owners of the batteries, which were sold worldwide with ThinkPads and as replacement units between February 2005 and September 2006, to return them to Lenovo for a free
Intel claims that direct current power supply units, the ones that don’t need AC power, could save an extra 14% over existing high-efficiency PSUs. Intel even demonstrated a prototype DC PSU and proclaimed that it had an efficiency of greater than 90%. Traditional power supplies are only 55 to 70% efficient and that up to
NVIDIA today announced the Quadro Plex 1000, the world’s first dedicated visual computing system (VCS) delivering a quantum leap in visual computing, is now shipping in volume and available directly from the NVIDIA store at the Company Web Site or authorised partners. The NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS, available in three models, is designed to interface
ASUS announce the self-developed Cross Graphics Impeller (C.G.I.) technology, which provides a significant performance increase over competing Intel P965/ATI CrossFire motherboards without this advanced innovation. C.G.I is now available on the ASUS P5B Deluxe and P5B Deluxe/WiFi-AP motherboards. CrossFire performance optimization offered by C.G.I occurs in Direct Media Interface (DMI) between the P965 Northbridge, which
New Features over BX1: 1. Kentsfield Support > Conroe/XE Support ECO’d in BX WW13 (AA# -304) > New Heceta to support PECI > Layout and stack-up changes/tuning that gain margin for both default and over-clocked operation 2. SATA II Controller > Marvell 4-port SATA2 PCIe controller 3. Sigmatel Audio Upgrade (for
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Taiwanese manufacturer of motherboards BIOSTAR Microtech offers one more choice for socket LGA 775 enthusiasts – P4M890-M7 PCI-E. The Biostar P4M890-M7 PCI-E is designed for the latest range of Intel Core 2 Duo processors supporting the 1066MHz FSB and one high bandwidth PCI Express x16 port for optional connection to the latest high-end graphics card
Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific today announced the brand new LifeBook A series, debuting two new models, LifeBook A3110 and A6010. Fans of Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology can indulge in the delights of the enhanced efficiency LifeBook A6010 offers while users of LifeBook A3110 can choose between the AMD Turion 64 X2 processor or the