• Cornice Demos Perpendicular Recording

    Cornice today announced that it has demonstrated perpendicular recording technology (PMR), a new hard drive technology that will double today’s capacities based on vertical recording. Cornice will apply PMR to its next-generation products and expects a majority of its drives to use this technology starting the second half of...

  • 150GB WD Raptor Available

    Western Digital today announced that it has doubled the capacity of its next-generation 10,000 RPM WD Raptor® enterprise Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive to 150 GB and has increased the performance of the popular drive with additional features for server and networked storage applications. Sixteen MB cache furthers the...

  • AMD Signs Rambus Patent License

    Rambus today announced the signing of a five-year patent license agreement with Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. which grants AMD a license to Rambus patents. The license includes Rambus patents used in the design of DDR2, DDR3, FB-DIMM, PCI Express* and XDR™ controllers as well as other current and future...

  • eDevices PC3200 512MB Value DDR Memory

    Even as users are starting to switch to 2Gb of system memory, 1Gb (512mb x 2) users still stand a larger proportion of the market. We have been looking at premium sets of memory for the past few months. Today, we are going to take a look instead at...

  • ASUS Extreme N7800GT TOP SILENT/2DHTV

    ASUS creates silence once again, this time with their N7800GT TOP SILENT, which uses passive cooling and comes pre-overclocked at the same time!

  • Intel Rebrands “Intel Inside” To “Leap Ahead”

    After more than 20 years of service as a tool to teach consumers what brand of chip to ask for inside a personal computer, Intel has decided it’s out with the old “Intel Inside” campaign in favor of a new logo and tag line that includes the phrase “Leap...

  • ATi R580 Die Exposed

    Our friends over at HKEPC has got hold of a X1900XTX card already and the R580 die size is noticeably larger than the R520. If the process technology remains at 90nm for the R580, the estimated number of transistors stand at 350M or more compared to 321M for the...

  • A4Tech X-718 Gaming Mouse

    A4Tech sends us their X-718 gaming mouse, a 2000dpi foray into the high-end mouse market. Can it stand up to established players such as Razer and Logitech?

  • OCZ Gamer eXtreme XTC DDR2 Series

    OCZ today announced the release of the first DDR2 modules designed to make use of the recently introduced OCZ XTC heatspreader design. The Gold series modules will come in PC2-4200 and PC2-5400 configurations ranging from 512MB modules to 2GB dual channel optimized kits. Operating at 4-4-4 and 5-5-5 timings,...

  • Gskill F1-4000USU2-2GBHZ 2Gb DDR Kit

    The present DDR Memory market seems to be seeing a shift in the demand, with many buyers switching from the “once very popular” 1Gb (2 x 512Mb) kit over to 2Gb (2 x 1Gb) kits. With more people multi-tasking, the number of 2Gb system memory users are growing. We...

  • Creative Zen Vision: M

    On the 8th of December 2005, we saw the launch of the Zen Vision: M. From the looks, it does look impressive compared to the earlier review on the Zen Vision which seems rather bulky. Let’s take a look at what this iteration of Zen packs for us consumers....

  • Corsair: Race for MHz Contest: Winners Announced!

    We have come to the end of the 1 month Contest sponsored by Corsair. 2 winners have emerged to win themeselves each a set of 2GB TwinX XMS4000 kits rated at DDR500MHz! Our forum member Rithina, has come in a second place with an amazing speed of 406.6Mhz with...

  • VR-Zone Special Promotions for members during Festive Season

    VR-Zone is offering some very special deals for Club VR members during this Christmas and New Year Festive Season! It has been a good year for us, and we hope our members enjoyed visiting our website. Check out the special deals here!

  • The Ultimate Christmas PC

    Our friends from the Swedish website 64bits.se have come up with a detailed guide on building the ultimate Christmas PC…. made of gingerbread! Check out the full guides with lots of pictures here and here!

  • ATi R580 Comes In 3 Flavors

    ATi R580 is still on track for launch on 24th January and the official name will be Radeon X1900 series then. There will be cards availability on the day of launch from the AIB partners but we chose to keep our fingers crossed here. There will be 3 flavors...

  • ATi All-In-Wonder 2006 PCI Express Edition

    ATI announced All-In-Wonder® 2006 PCI Express® Edition. This new multi-function video card offers consumers an easy choice when it comes to playing great games, listening to FM radio and watching/recording/pausing live TV. Adobe® Premiere® Elements 2.0 is bundled with the product to help edit professional style videos. All-In-Wonder 2006...

  • InnoAX NetPhone – USB

    The rising number of broadband users has brought about many changes in the way we communicate. Expensive overseas call is almost a thing of the past, replaced by cheaper VOIP services. One of the more popular VOIP service provide is Skype and many new products are spawned due to...

  • ATi Expects Growth From Radeon X1000 Series

    ATI reported a sharp drop in first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, but sales and adjusted profit handily beat Wall Street estimates. Revenue for the second quarter to rise about 8 to 12 percent from the first quarter due to growth in its Radeon X1000 family and Radeon Xpress line of...

  • Seagate To Acquire Maxtor

    Seagate would buy rival computer disk-drive maker Maxtor for $ 1.9 billion in stock, aiming to cut combined costs and drive development of new products. The deal, which was priced at a 60 percent premium to Maxtor’s latest closing share price, was done in the interest of acquiring Maxtor’s...

  • Intel Conroe Slated For July 2006 Launch

    Intel will push up the launch of its desktop Conroe CPU and delay the debut of its 965-series chipset so that both will hit the market at the same time in July 2006 in a demand-boosting strategy. Smooth development of Conroe has enabled Intel to reschedule the launch of...