• NVIDIA Quadro FX 4000 SDI

    NVIDIA today announced the availability of NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 SDI, the latest in a line of fully integrated graphics-to-video solutions offering uncompressed SDI output from programmable graphics. NVIDIA Quadro SDI standardized solutions enable customers like NBC Universal to create real time, 3D broadcast graphics which enhance its live...

  • OCZ PC2-6400 EL Platinum XTC Edition

    OCZ today announced the highly-anticipated Platinum XTC memory series. The first inclusion to the new series will be the PC2-6400 EL Platinum Edition XTC, engineered to implement the recently introduced and highly commended OCZ XTC heatspreader design. In addition to offering gamers and overclockers an enhanced thermal solution for...

  • Foxconn C557AA Board : C55+MCP55

    Based on the latest Foxconn roadmap we have seen, there is a C557AA board slated for sampling in Q1 that is based on the NVIDIA C55 chipset with MCP55. We have not heard of C55 before so it could be the next chipset for Intel Pentium XE and D...

  • MSI Upcoming Products Plan

    According to a recent leaked MSI roadmap, there are some upcoming motherboards in Q2 supporting the new dual-core offerings from Intel and AMD. There are also some notebooks using AMD Turion “Taylor” dual-core processors based on Socket M1 (638-pin) and supports DDR2-667. On the AMD server front, there is...

  • Budget Performance CPUs From Intel

    Pentium 4 631 (3.6GHz), 641 (3.4GHz), 651(3.2GHz) and 661(3GHz) based on Cedarmill cores will be undergoing stepping change from B-1 to C-1 and means support for power management features such as a better HALT state, EIST as well as Thermal Monitor II. CPUID will move from F62 to F64....

  • Intel Montecito Consumes Less Power

    Intel’s forthcoming “Montecito” member of the Itanium processor family will consume 100 watts, a significant drop from the 130 watts of current models and an advantage in an era when power consumption is a top enemy. The change means Itanium will have about 2.5 times the performance per watt...

  • AMD To Demo Quad Core In June

    AMD says that quad-core processors will only be compatible with Socket-F platforms. While Socket-F (1207 contact pads) does support single-core and dual-core processors, it will be the only "current" socket to support quad-core. AMD clarifies that it meant no user who uses a Socket-F platform with a single-core or...

  • NVIDIA G71

    There is no doubt NVIDIA will be launching the 90nm G71 soon and the official name will be GeForce 7900 series. There should be a few versions, but little information is known about the pipelines and clock speeds. The current rumours implied a 32 pipes G71 so if that...

  • Albatron GeForce 7300 GS

    Albatron has announced the GeForce 7300 GS series, PCI-Express VGA cards expected to make significant waves in the market for their excellent performance ratings and very attractive prices. Albatron’s 7300 GS series includes cards with 64 MB, 128 MB all the way up to 256 MB of on-board memory...

  • VR-Zone Chinese New Year Promos!

    To celebrate Chinese New Year with our VR-Zone Members, we have come out with a whole series of special promotions on a wide variety of IT products, including a “Gamer’s Wet Dream”. To check out the discounts, head over here. Happy Chinese New Year to all!

  • GeForce 7600 Series Slated For March Launch

    We heard that GeForce 7600 GT is 12 pipes and is now at A2 revision. There is another version called the GeForce 7600 GS which is probably 8 pipes similar to the mobile offering. GeForce Go 7600 runs at 450MHz core and 1GHz for memory so we can expect...

  • 975X Boards Not Ready For Conroe Yet

    We tested some of the 975X boards out there but none can support Conroe so far and not even a BIOS update can fix it. Apparently there are some hardware modifications that need to be done to the board before Conroe can run on it. That means there will...

  • Xbox 360 Pricing & Launch Date For Singapore

    Microsoft today announced the Singapore retail price for the Xbox 360™. The next generation video game and entertainment system from Microsoft Corp will start from SG$ 535 and will be available on retail shelves from 16 March, 2006. Two versions of the console will go on sale in Singapore...

  • Intel Formed Itanium Solutions Alliance

    Senior executives from the Itanium® industry met today in San Francisco to lay out a united strategy for Itanium® solution delivery with a goal of mission critical computing market segment leadership by the end of the decade. To take advantage of the growing momentum in enterprise and technical computing...

  • ATi Radeon X1900XT Retail Cards : ASUS & Sapphire

    ATi Radeon X1900XT is the long awaited successor to the older X1800XT. Previously known as the R580, the X1900XT features a whopping 48 Pixel Shader unit architecture – 3 times more than what the X1800XT offers. In this review, we take a look at retail cards from ASUS and...

  • ATi & NVIDIA Mobile GPUs Roadmap

       Market Segment Q1 2006 Q2 2006 H2 2006 ATi High End Mobility Radeon X1800 (M58) Mobility Radeon X1900 (M68) M78 Mainstream Mobility Radeon X1600 (M56) M76 Value Mobility Radeon X1400 (M54) Mobility Radeon X1300 (M52) M72 NVIDIA High End GeForce Go 7800 GTX (G70M) GeForce Go 7800 (G70M)...

  • Conroe Comes In 2MB & 4MB Configs

    Intel Conroe will be available in 2 versions; 2MB and 4MB shared L2 cache and will be LGA775 based. Most probably the 4MB Conroe will be the Pentium Extreme Edition series while 2MB Conroe will be Pentium D series and the Celeron D will be occupied by Cedarmill. Conroe...

  • Intel 965 Chipsets Slated For Q2 Launch

    Intel will be releasing 965 chipsets codenamed Broadwater in Q2 and there are mainly two versions; P965 and G965. Both chipsets will be supporting the next generation Conroe processors, 1066MHz FSB and Dual Channel DDR2-800. Of course G965 will come integrated with the next generation Intel GMA graphics with...

  • Palm’s Valentine’s Day Promotion

    Good news for those who want to celebrate Valentine’s Day in style. Palm® today announced its Valentine’s Day “one-for-one promotion” where customers who purchase either the TreoTM 650 Smartphone Special Blue Edition or the silver edition will be able to redeem* a ZireTM 31 handheld (worth S$ 248) for...

  • WD Ships 500GB Desktop & 120GB Mobile HDD

    Western Digital is shipping its new high-capacity 500 GB Serial ATA (SATA) WD Caviar® SE16 desktop-class hard drives. Providing a half terabyte of capacity for data-intensive applications such as graphic design, digital video editing, personal video recorders and advanced business computing, WD Caviar SE16 500 GB drives also deliver...