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  • Silverstone TJ09 Review

    PC Casings have evolved over time – Tall , slim, short, wide, spacious, compact, inverted, etc. Today, we’re here to review a pedigree, the Silverstone TJ09. This time, we make things a little more interesting, by pitting it against another pedigree of it’s time, the Silverstone TJ06. How will this fully aluminium beast fare against

  • No GeForce Go 8800 Series For Notebooks

    Those who are waiting for GeForce Go 8800 series to appear on notebooks are in for disappointment since there are no plans for that. Apparently, 90nm G80 proves too much for a notebook to handle. Therefore only mainstream G84 and value G86 will be available for notebooks, targeted for release in early Q2. Consumers will

  • AMD CPU Inventory Builds Up

    AMD today announced that its fourth quarter revenues, excluding ATI-related segments, will only increase about 3% from the US$ 1.33 billion reported in the third quarter of 2006. The revenue growth is much lower than 6-13% growth range the company mentioned during its third quarter investor conference. The channel had previously seen an en an

  • NVIDIA Wins Technology and Engineering Award

    NVIDIA Corporation today announced that the National Academy of Television Arts and Science has recognised the Company’s innovation in graphics processor development with a Technology and Engineering Emmy Award. The Emmy for pioneering work in near and real-time fully programmable shading via modern graphics processors, was awarded to NVIDIA at the 58th Annual Technology and

  • Cheaper GeForce 8800 Cards In Mid Feb

    VR-Zone has learned that NVIDIA will release cheaper GeForce 8800 cards next month to increase pressure on current ATi X1950 lineup targeting at X1950XT 256MB mainly. The new cards will based on the same 8800GTS GPU (96 unified, 24 texture processors and 20 ROPs). It has the same core and memory clock speeds but half

  • Intel Bearlake Chipsets Unofficially Support Pentium 4 & Pentium D

    There is no cause for alarm that Intel has removed support for Netburst CPUs on Bearlake chipsets. In fact, the chipsets do still support but not officially or recommended. Intel wants to push consumers to opt for Core architecture instead which is a natural thing to do since Intel is going to discontinue Netburst CPUs

  • Intel Countersues Transmeta

    In October, Transmeta fired the opening salvo, alleging that Intel’s Core 2 Duo, Core and Pentium processors infringed 11 Transmeta patents. Three months after, Intel struck back, alleging the maker of the Caruso processor is infringing more than a half-dozen of Intel’s own patents and alleging the lawsuit is barred by a host of legal

  • Cisco Sues Apple Over iPhone Name

    Cisco Systems is suing Apple to prevent it from using the name iPhone for the new smartphone. Cisco filed a lawsuit in Federal District Court for Northern California seeking an injunction against Apple using the name. The name iPhone is a registered trademark of Linksys, a division of Cisco. Linksys picked up the iPhone name

  • No Support For Netburst On Bearlake Chipsets?

    Apparently, the next generation Bearlake chipsets (X38, P35, G35, G33, Q35, Q33) no longer support Netburst architecture. Therefore the current Pentium 4 and Pentium D processors cannot or rather are not supposed to run on Bearlake boards. Also only P35, G35 and X38 would support for quad-core processor. However, Core 2 Duo and Core 2

  • Intel Cans BTX So AMD Pushes DTX Standard

    AMD is developing an open standard specification that it believes will enable the broad adoption of SFF PCs. The standard, which it is calling DTX, will take advantage of existing ATX infrastructure and benefits which include cost-efficiency, system options and backward-compatibility. AMD plans to make a review copy of the specification available in the first

  • Sparkle GeForce 7 Series HDMI Cards

    SPARKLE today announces the SPARKLE GeForce 7 Series HDMI graphics cards, which incorporated the HDMI interface that delivers high-definition digital audio and video with a single cable. Based on NVIDIA’s award-winning GeForce 7 GPU architecture, SPARKLE GeForce 7 Series HDMI graphics cards include SPARKLE SF-HPX76GDH graphics card, SPARKLE 7900 GS 256/512M GDDR3 HDMI graphics cards,

  • DELL Integrates CoolIT Systems’ MTEC Technology into Dual- Stage Cooling System

    CoolIT Systems announces that the new Dell XPS 710 H2C Edition will utilize CoolIT Systems’ MTEC technology to effectively chill the new Intel quad core processor. CoolIT’s advanced technology increases cooling power of Dell’s patent pending new liquid cooling solution which helps to extend the longevity of the CPU and reduces overclocking risks from heat

  • ATi RD790 Boards For AMD Stars Cores

    Our friends over at Chilehardware have gotten some juicy details on the ATi RD790 reference boards for AMD Stars core based off Socket AM2+ and Socket 1207+. The RD790 reference board for Socket AM2+ (or known as AMD2G2 or AMDR2) Agena, Kuma, Runa and Spica Stars processors is codenamed “Mako” but it is also backward

  • AMD Better by Design Program

    AMD today announced the Better by Design program, a first-of-its-kind initiative highlighting outstanding performance and superior technologies in desktop and notebook PCs designed by leading global OEMs. With the impending launch of Microsoft Windows Vista(TM), the world is moving to a new level of computing experience with increased emphasis on performance, graphics, and mobility. Desktop

  • Sapphire Unveils X1950 PRO DUAL Card

    TWO X1950 PRO graphics processors on a single card – the latest exciting introduction from industry leader Sapphire Technology, dubbed the SAPPHIRE X1950 PRO DUAL and being shown for the first time at CES in Las Vegas from January 8, 2007. The SAPPHIRE X1950 PRO DUAL features a full 1Gigabyte of on board GDDR3 for

  • ATI TV Wonder Digital Cable Tuner For HD Viewing

    AMD today unveiled the ATI TV Wonder™ Digital Cable Tuner – the industry’s first and only device that enables users to watch and record premium HD digital cable content, such as HD ESPN and HD HBO, on their PCs. The ATI TV Wonder Digital Cable Tuner turns a PC into a Personal Video Recorder (PVR)

  • Marvell Showcase at CES: Full HD with New Dual-Channel Digital Video Format Converter

    At CES Las Vegas this week, Marvell will be showcasing a variety of enabling technologies and products for : -Digital Entertainment -Home Connectivity -Emerging Consumer Technologies -Cellular Handhelds The Marvell 88DE2710 converts PC graphics and high-definition (HD) and standard-definition (SD) digital video inputs into HD outputs, including full HD at 1080p with support for multiple

  • ASUS P5N-E SLI nForce 650i SLI

    It’s been over 2 months since the NVIDIA NForce 680i SLI chipset has entered the market, and most of us have read reviews all over the internet regarding it’s performance and overclockability. With boards based on the 680i SLI chipset debuting at over USD$ 200, partly due to the high cost of the chipset itself,

  • Hitachi World’s First Terabyte Hard Drive

    Hitachi Global Storage Technologies today announced the industry’s first terabyte (TB) hard drive. Delivering superior performance and reliability, as well as capacity, Hitachi’s 1TB hard drive meets the needs of consumers who want to create, share and store their digital information, and lots of it. Hitachi’s Deskstar® 7K1000 will begin shipping to retail customers in

  • Gigabyte N680SLI-DQ6; 6 Quad Goodness!

    Gigabyte GA-N680SLI-DQ6 is going to hit the market by end of January and it is designed specially for enthusiasts and gamers. What makes this board special from the rest is its All-Solid Capacitors, Quad-Triple phase power, Quad BIOS and Quad Gigabit LAN! It is the first and only in the market that is able to