• GeForce 7900 GTX Quad SLI @ CeBIT

    We heard faintly that NVIDIA is going to demonstrate Quad SLI technology using GeForce 7900 GTX cards over at CeBIT. Apparently, NVIDIA will be allowing manufacturers to make cards for Quad SLI too. Last but not least, GeForce 7900 GT scored almost the same 3DMark06 score as the 7800...

  • Albatron K8NF4X-AM2 Board

    Albatron K8NF4X-AM2 supports the upcoming AMD Socket AM2 Sempron (Manila) processors and is based on the nForce4-4X (CK804) chipset. However, it only supports 800MHz Hyper Transport officially but the BIOS allows tweaking to 5X HTT. There are 4 DIMM slots supporting DDR2-533/667 and even DDR2-800 Dual Channel. The current...

  • ATi PCI-E Desktop GPUs Roadmap

    Market Segment Q2 ’05 H2 ’05 Q1 ’06 Q2 ’06 Enthusiast R480 (130nm)  X850 XT PE / X850 XT R520 (90nm) X1800 XT / X1800 XL R580 (90nm) X1900 XTX / X1900 XT R580 (90nm) X1900 XL R520 (90nm) X1800 GTO Performance R423 (130nm) X800 XT PE / X800...

  • NVIDIA Fully Aquired ULi

    ATI is expected to or has already step up its own development and production of Southbridge chips after NVIDIA announced on February 21 that it completed the acquisition of ULi Electronics. ATI had also tried to acquire ULi, but the deal fell through as the two companies differed on...

  • Intel New Plant In Vietnam

    Vietnam has approved the issue of a licence to Intel Corp., the world’s largest microchip maker, to build a $ 605 million plant to produce chips and computer parts in a deal that officials hope could help draw more investors. The licence would be handed over formally at a...

  • ATi HDMI-HDCP Graphics Card

    The card itself is a PCI Express video card with a low profile design. It does not come with a DVI connector but instead has a fully functional HDMI connector that is capable of delivering a full HDCP encoded signal. There is a jack for SPDIF pass-through on the...

  • VIA Vinyl VT1708 HD Audio Codec

    VIA announced the VIA Vinyl VT1708 High Definition (HD) Audio Codec with premium quality and features for expanding PC audio requirements. The VIA Vinyl VT1708 HD Audio Codec delivers to the market a solution with high fidelity audio playback featuring four premium quality stereo DACs enabling 8 channel support,...

  • Socket 771 For Xeon Dempsey

    Intel’s Xeon (Dempsey) will soon have a replacement for the 603/604 CPU socket: Socket 771. The socket will use a LGA, similar to the Socket 775 LGA sockets on desktop motherboards. AMD’s future Opteron socket, Socket 1207, is also set to use an LGA interface.

  • Matrox Extio F1400 Remote Graphics Unit

    Matrox announces Extio™ F1400, the world’s first remote graphics unit. With this solution, the user interface of the computer – the keyboard, mouse, monitors, audio peripherals, and graphics hardware – are separated from the rest of the computer by up to 250 meters (820 feet) of fiber-optic cable. Designed...

  • OCZ PC2-8000 Gold XTC DDR2 Series

    OCZ announced the release of the PC2-8000 Gold XTC DDR2 Series designed to run 1GHz+ speeds to deliver optimal memory performance on the latest Intel platforms. The launch of the new OCZ Gold DDR2-1000 solution will allow all users to achieve the greatest range of memory bandwidth, consequently enabling...

  • PowerColor X1300 HyperMemory™ 2

    Tul introduces the PowerColor X1300 HyperMemory™ 2 Supporting 512MB PCI-Express series. Manufactured under the 90nm process, the PowerColor X1300 HyperMemoryTM 2 supporting 512MB low profile card clocks at 450MHz (overclocked to 600MHz), 400MHz memory clock and 128MB of DDR2; default speeds for other versions vary slightly. With the HyperMemoryTM...

  • Shuttle SN21G5 & SD36G5M XPCs

    Shuttle has today launched 2 new XPC Barebone products: the XPC SD36G5M for Intel processors and the XPC SN21G5 for AMD. The XPC SD36G5M and XPC SN21G5 retain the look and feel of successful XPC products from previous years: both are based upon Shuttle’s G5 chassis, generally regarded as...

  • VR-Zone Dry Ice Overclocking Live at Sim Lim Square

    VR-Zone will be holding a LIVE Dry Ice Overclocking Session this coming Saturday, 25th of Feb at Sim Lim Square, DAT #05-58! Hardware on show: Presler 955XE, X1900XT Cross-Fire, etc… Be there as SimplyAdvanced, Yantronic and guys cook up something crunchy!

  • Olympus FE-115, FE-150 & FE-160

    Olympus introduced a pair of highly affordable and user-friendly compact cameras from its FE-series – the Olympus FE-150 and Olympus FE-160 – that are equipped with 5.0 and 6.0 megapixels, respectively. Their respective precision 3x and 2.8x optical zoom lenses allow subjects to be brought in close – with...

  • Intel Conroe To Win AMD Windsor By 20%

    Intel expects its forthcoming Conroe and Merom chips to deliver a performance advantage of at least 20 percent over chips from AMD that are slated to be released at the same time. It has 14 pipeline stages, ability to issue 4 instructions per clock, uses advanced branch prediction technology...

  • Watercooling Kits From Evercool, Nighthawk & Titan

    We received three interesting watercooling kits from some of the big names in aftermarket PC cooling and we’re going to torture them with an Intel Prescott 670 and an AMD Athlon 64 3200+ for your reading pleasure. Complete with overclocking tests!

  • AMD Energy Efficient AM2 CPUs

    Family Model Socket Core TDP Launch Athlon 64 4800+ AM2 Dual 65W Q3’06 4600+ AM2 Dual 65W Q2’06 4400+ 939 Dual 65W Q2’06 4200+ AM2 Dual 65W Q2’06 4000+ AM2 Dual 65W Q2’06 3800+ AM2 Dual 35W Q2’06 3800+ AM2 Dual 65W Q2’06 3500+ AM2 Single 35W Q2’06 Sempron...

  • AMD Desktop CPUs Roadmap (Updated)

    Models 2006 Q1 2007 Q2 2007 H2 2007 Athlon 64 FX Windsor (90nm, Socket AM2, Dual Core, 2 x 1MB L2, DDR2 667, AMD Virtualization Technology) FX-62 (2.8GHz) – 125W TDP FX-64 Brisbane (65nm, Socket AM2 940, Dual Core) Athlon 64 X2 Windsor (90nm, Socket AM2, Dual Core, 2...

  • NVIDIA GeForce 7900 Series Specs

    We have got to know the specs for the upcoming 90nm G71 series already. There will be two models as we have revealed before; the GeForce 7900 GTX and GeForce 7900 GT. However, the performance differences between the two models seem to be pretty huge and we can expect...

  • NVIDIA Reports Strong Earnings

    NVIDIA today reported financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006 and the fiscal year ended January 29, 2006. Revenue for the fiscal year ended January 29, 2006 was a record $ 2.38 billion, compared to revenue of $ 2.01 billion for the fiscal year ended January 30,...