• ASUS EN7800GT Blue LED Edition

    ASUS has been a forerunner in the graphics scene. Although the ASUS EN7800GT Blue LED Edition doesn’t boast a higher-then-normal operating clockspeed, it does adds that special effect to your beautifully crafted case. Find pictures of this cool looking card in this review!

  • Nvidia Shop Deco Competition: Mega Pictorial Thread!

    Stratix had just posted his impressive collection of pictures taken during the mega scale NVIDIA Shop Deco Competition. Do take a look at it, in our forums: http://www.vrforums.com/showthread.php?t=43463

  • 512MB 7800GTX Voltage Mods

    The NVIDIA 512MB 7800 GTX is an awesome performer, with great overclocking potential. As it is, the cards produce quite an amount of heat so if you do plan on doing some voltage modding to enhance overclocking, make sure you have aided cooling. Then, you can head this way…

  • Intel Yonah Logos

           Single-core Yonah will be officially known as Intel Core Solo while dual-core Yonah will be known as Intel Core Duo. The Napa platform on Intel Core Duo will be known as Centrino Duo while on Intel Core Solo will be known as Centrino Solo.

  • NVIDIA’s New 512MB 7800GTX: New Records in 3D!

    We have done some initial testings on the new NVIDIA 512MB 7800GTX. These run at default clocks of 550Mhz Core and 1700Mhz Memory. With a single card, we’ve hit 13,396 points in 3DMark 05 with 810/2000Mhz! In SLI mode, the cards broke 18,000 3D Marks! More info here

  • Intel To Release P4 672 & 662 w/ VT

    Intel is expected to unveil two new desktop processors Pentium 4 672 and 662 on Monday that come with hardware support for virtualization technologies, but users won’t be able to take advantage of that technology for some time. Virtualization technology allows PC and server users to run multiple operating...

  • Sun UltraSparc T1 Server CPU

    Sun announced a server chip that it claims will deliver more performance while requiring less electricity than competing microprocessors. The UltraSparc T1 processor, code-named Niagara, has eight computing engines on a single chip, with each core capable of handling up to four tasks at once. The UltraSparc T1 chips...

  • Intel 965 Express Chipsets In Q2 2006

    Platform Chipset Specs Price (US$ ) Bridge Creek (Consumer) G965 (Broadwater GC) 533/800/1066MHz FSB, Dual Channel DDR2-800, Intel GMA 42 P965 (Broadwater P) 533/800/1066MHz FSB, Dual Channel DDR2-800 38 Averill (Enterprise) Q965 (Broadwater G) 533/800/1066MHz FSB, Dual Channel DDR2-800, Intel GMA, iAMT, SIPP 42 Q963 (Broadwater GF) 533/800/1066MHz FSB,...

  • Asus P5N32-SLI Deluxe Preview

    VR-Zone brings you a preview of the Asus P5N32-SLI Deluxe mainboard, an Intel Nforce 4 mainboard that consist of the Original Intel Nforce 4 C19 SPP, and an addition of the Nforce 4 SLI CK804 MCP, delivering up to 40 lanes of PCI-Express goodness. Let’s take a look at...

  • ASUS @ WCG Grand Finals

    ASUS is official sponsor for the motherboards and graphics cards powering the 600+ WCG Grand Finals systems. VR-Zone is going to tie up with ASUS to showcase our SLI rig of the month using ASUS A8N32SLI Deluxe and EN7800GTX  cards. We will also see the ASUS EAX1800 XT card...

  • DFI nF4 SLI-DR Expert w/ FX-57 @ 3.9GHz!

    We took this new motherboard from DFI for some overclocking tests and put a naked FX-57 under some cascade cold treatment. With a better board layout/design and more tweakable options in BIOS, we are able to overclock the FX-57 to 3.9GHz and is stable under 3DMark benching. We will...

  • ATi RV560 Info Emerged

    Although ATI has just announced the Radeon X1000 family consists of X1300 (RV515), X1600 (RV530) and X1800 (R520) but the internal department isn’t too pleased with their performance so far. Therefore, ATi is stepping up their effort on the next generation R580 and has already completed the design and...

  • XGI Volari 8300 For Desktop & Mobile

    XGI today launched a new member of its graphics family, the Volari™ 8300, with a press event held in Beijing, inviting over 100 IT journalists to the affair. The new PCI-Express based Volari™ 8300 graphics chipset is designed with XGI’s flagship video processing technology, TrueVideo™ Engine, to satisfy the...

  • Futuremark 3DMark2006 Info & Screenshots

       Futuremark has started talking about their next 3DMark publicly over at Beyond3D interview. The key feature and effect present in 3DMark2006 are Shader Model 3.0 support and HDR implementation that requires full SM3.0 support and FP16 textures & blending. Others cool implementations and changes include CSM (Cascaded Shadow...

  • NV Shop Deco News Flash: Mad Mod Mike appearing LIVE in Sim Lim Square this SATURDAY!

    Date: Saturday, 12 Nov 2005 Time: 12 PM ~ 7 PM Location: Level 4/5/6 @ Sim Lim Square, Singapore In conjunction with our mega scale NVIDIA Shop Decor competition, we will be having a special Sim Lim Square “walk about” session this weekend. We, the crew of VR-Zone invite...

  • Sapphire PURE Innovation A9RX480 Motherboard

    With a stunning white PCB and fury red component slots, this is one of the most fanciful motherboard we’ve seen so far. With 4V for VDimm and over 2.0V for Vcore, this board promises to be an overclocker’s dream. VR-Zone takes a deeper insight into this board that is...

  • ATi Radeon X1300CE Built On 80nm Process

    ATi will be coming out with even cheaper and lower end version of the R5xx series codenamed RV505 (TSMC) and RV506 (UMC). They will be built on a more advanced 80nm process technology instead of 90nm as initially thought. RV505/506 core will be similar to Radeon X1300LE/Pro with 120M...

  • ASUS Enabled SLI On 4 GPUs

    It seems like ASUS has successfully enabled SLI on 4 GPUs using two EN7800GT-DUAL cards on ASUS A8N32-SLI board. It appears that no SLI bridge connector is needed but i would expect some slight degradation of performance in result of that. ASUS is still in the process of debugging...

  • AMD Socket F Opterons Has No Pins

    It seems like the next generation Opteron based on the new Socket F will have a LGA775-like socket. The dual-core Opterons next year will move on to 1207 contact pads it appears instead of the usual pins. It will sport DDR2-667 memory support and also Pacifica Virtualization, Presidio Security, Memory...

  • Some ATi R580 Info

    ATi R580 socket is geared specifically for a PCIe graphics adaptor, rather than a motherboard-housed GPU socket. However even with a dedicated socket, graphic card memory would still need to be soldered onto the board. R580 is some ways away, so don’t expect anything between now and CeBit.