• Launch of nForce4 SLI XE and nForce Ultra 4 Intel

    NVIDIA held a Press Briefing at the Swiss Hotel in Singapore for the launch of the nForce4 SLI XE and nForce Ultra for Intel Platforms. NForce 4 SLI on the Intel platform is nothing new, but this time, it is brought to the mainstream market with its competitive pricing…

  • XFX GeForce 6600 512MB Review

    The Nvidia 6 series has been around for quite some time and we have seen many unique iterations of them such as a very overclockable Geforce 6600 vanilla equipped with GDDR3 RAMs and some Geforce 6200 beefed up with 512MB of RAM. Today, we’ll be looking at a new...

  • AMD Socket M2 CPUs In April

    Family Core Model Clock Speed L2 Cache Athlon 64 FX Windsor FX-62 2.8GHz 2 x 1MB Athlon 64 X2 5000+ 2.6GHz 2 x 1MB 4800+ ? ? 4600+ ? ? 4200+ ? ? Athlon 64 Orleans 4000+ 2.6GHz 512KB 3800+ 2.4GHz 512KB 3500+ 2.2GHz 512KB Sempron Manila 3500+ 2.2Ghz...

  • Intel 946GZ & 945PL Slated For Q2 Launch

    Intel is on track for a second-quarter roll-out of its 946GZ and 946PL low-end chipsets to replace the 945GZ and 945PL. The roll-out will complete the Broadwater product line, with the new chipsets joining the 945P/945G-replacement P965/G965 mid-range and the 955X-replacement 975X high-end chipsets. Intel is pushing the Broadwater...

  • ASUS A8R-MVP Xpress 200 Crossfire

    ATi Radeon Xpress 200 CrossFire chipset RD480 has been out for some time. However, most of the motherboards based on this chipset runs with the ATi SB450 Southbridge. The ASUS A8R MVP comes with the ULi M1575 SB instead, and it offers the advantages of SATA II support and...

  • Kingston microSD Support New Smartphones

    Kingston Technology Company, Inc., announced its major support of the growing multifunction mobile or “Smartphone” market with the release of microSD expansion memory cards as well as larger capacity miniSD and MMCmobile cards, all shipping immediately. Anticipating the need for greater storage capabilities as new multifunction phones emerge, Kingston...

  • ASUS A6J Centrino Duo Notebook

    VR-Zone will be taking a first look at the ASUS A6J Laptop, a desktop replacement model featuring the latest Intel Core Duo Processor based on the dual core Yonah and other cutting edge technologies. Do read on to find out more!

  • AOpen i975Xa-YDG Is SLI Capable Too

    It seems like the AOpen i975Xa-YDG is ready for SLI too where OC.com.tw has done some interesting testing on this board using 2 x 7800 GTX cards in SLI mode. Of course, NVIDIA has not officially support SLI on Intel based chipsets therefore the Forceware drivers they are using...

  • Intel To Drop Pentium Brand Name

    Intel will drop the Pentium name without making a major announcement, but simply transition to processor names such as “Intel D 920″ or “Intel 672″ without introducing a new brand. Apparently, the transition is planned to begin in the immediate future. Intel has informed OEM’s some time ago that...

  • Fujitsu To Expand HDD Business

    Fujitsu will be focusing its resources in markets where significant growth is expected, aiming to double unit sales and secure its position as the world’s third-largest overall supplier of HDDs in fiscal 2008. In the mobile PC HDD market, Fujitsu will offer high-capacity 200GB products in fiscal 2006 to...

  • NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 Specs

    The GeForce Go 7600 sports 8 pixel processors, 5 vertex processors, 8 raster operation units (ROPs), 8 texture mapping units (TMUs) and sport a 128-bit memory controller. The new chip is produced using 90nm process technology. Notebook manufacturers are allowed to clock the GeForce Go 7600 at up to...

  • Intel To Launch Merom In Sep

    Intel is on track to introduce its next-generation mobile processor “Merom”, which will also serve for as foundation for a range of desktop and server processors in September of this year. Merom will launch at 2.33 GHz and bring 64-bit capability to a refreshed mobile processor platform code-named Napa64....

  • Intel Centrino Duo Launch Report

    Intel has an interesting launch on their latest Centrino Duo mobile technology earlier this week and we are pleased to hear from Gary Willihnganz, the Director of Marketing from Intel Technology Asia sharing with us the direction of the new platform.

  • Microcool NorthPole XE Whisper Cooler

    MicroCool Systems is known mainly for their chipset cooling solutions. Although the cooling solutions they have offered up until this point has been limited to the chipset area, they have taken the chance of crossing over to the CPU cooling when they saw the chance to. The low heat...

  • Quad SLI Technology Explained

    Our friends over at HKEPC posted some interesting information on the NVIDIA Quad SLI technology through an interview with NVIDIA desktop chipset manager, George Myers. Apparently, the SLI technology on the Gigabyte 3D1 and ASUS Extreme DUAL cards is different from the Quad SLI technology. Each of the Dual...

  • GeForce 7300GT : 8 Pipes For The Budget

    NVIDIA has already announced the GeForce Go for 7300, 7400, 7600 and 7800 series but has been keeping quiet for their desktops refresh to replace the current GeForce 6200 and 6600 series. ATi has already unveiled their cards for mainstream and budget segment with their X1600 and X1300 series....

  • ATi Radeon X1900 3DMark05 Scores?

    Hexus has some beans to spill and here are some rumored benchmarks of the X1900XTX, X1900XT and X1900 Crossfire and the supposing GeForce 7900 (G71). ATi RADEON X1900 XT 512MB CrossFire (625MHz VPU / 1450MHz GDDR-3) : 13,501 3DMarks NVIDIA GeForce 7900 512MB (700MHz GPU / 1800MHz GDDR-3) :...

  • Seagate 160GB Portable HD On Perpendicular Recording

    At the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show, Seagate introduced innovative consumer products that add exciting benefits and functionality to already proven Seagate consumer product lines. The Seagate Portable Hard Drive will boost storage capacity to 160GB, which is 30% over the current standard while maintaining the same compact footprint. For...

  • VR-Zone’s PCI Express Current Booster Mod

    The following modification is a current booster mod for the PCI Express slots on your motherboards to potentially increase the current that the PCI Express slot can supply for your display cards.

  • GeForce 7800GS AGP Comes In 2 Variants

    NVIDIA is set to launch GeForce 7800GS AGP in early February and it will be the highest end graphics card that users can buy for their AGP platform. There are two variants of of the 7800GS; 100 and 200 series. The higher end GeForce 7800GS 200 will be available...