• XFX 6600 DDR2 256MB Review

    The GeForce 6600 series of GPUs have been capturing the mid-range segment of the graphics chipset market with their very competitive price/performance ratio. With the advent of ATi’s X1000 series of GPUs, the foot-hold NVIDIA has established in this part of the ladder starts to get shaky. The GDDR2...

  • Intel Prepares Fab 12 For 65nm, 300mm Production

    Intel has re-opened an advanced, high-volume semiconductor manufacturing facility in Chandler, Ariz., converting it to a leading-edge 300mm, 65nm process factory. Called Fab 12, the factory is Intel’s second volume-production fab using 65nm process technology produced on the industry’s largest wafer size (300mm), which provides the Intel fab with...

  • AMD Gained Market Share In Q3

    AMD gained 1.6 points of market share in the third quarter, a report by Mercury Research Inc. AMD, as previously reported, advanced to 17.8 percent of shipments, up from 16.2 in the second quarter and 15.9 percent in the same quarter a year ago. Intel ended the quarter with...

  • Gigabyte GA-G1975X Board

    GIGABYTE Technology, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, VGA cards and other computing hardware solutions, unveils the GIGABYTE GA-G1975X, the first in a series of G1-Turbo motherboards. Designed specifically with extreme overclockers and hardcore gamers in mind, the GA-G1975X-Series exudes performance and represents a fusion of the best industry and...

  • S3 Graphics Unveils ChromeS20

    S3 Graphics today launched its 4th generation DirectX® 9.0 GPUs, the Chrome 20 series, with the introduction of the Chrome S20 range of desktop graphics accelerators that combines the richer integration of Fujitsu Limited’s 90nm process technology with S3 Graphics’ advanced Power Wise architecture for the most power efficient...

  • Corsair Selected For Certified SLI Ready Memory

    Corsair today announced that it has became the first company in the memory category to receive the NVIDIA® SLI™ Ready certification. Recognized as the performance memory of choice for enthusiasts, Corsair added to the SLI Ready certification program by creating a new memory category to amplify user experience. NVIDIA...

  • Corsair TWINX2048-3500LL PRO 2GB Memory Review

    In a tie-up with ASUS, one of the world’s leader in motherboards and graphics cards manufacturing, Corsair has recently launched a new memory product, the TWINX2048-3500LL PRO, which consists of a pair of matched 1GB XMS-3500LL PRO memory, recommended best for use with an ASUS A32N-SLI motherboard. We are...

  • TwinMOS November 2005 Promo

    TwinMOS has offered some nice promotions for VR-Zone members for the month of November! Below are the promos and the savings you can enjoy if you are a ClubVR member : Promos Items TwinMOS Web Promo Price Special Price for VR-Zone members Mobile Music Disk MMD 318S MP3 Player...

  • DFI LAN Party UT RDX200 CF-DR

    The DFI LAN Party nF4 Ultra-D, SLI-D and SLI-DR have been selling like hotcakes in the enthusiast market. It has been the number one choice for the performance-minded enthusiast going for a Socket 939 board, especially those looking for SLI capable boards. Today we take a look at its...

  • NVIDIA Shop-Decor Competition 2005

    NVIDIA Shop-Decor Competition will kick off officially on 14th October and will last one month till 14th November. All the participating shops in the Sim Lim Square and Funan DigitaLife Mall, the two major IT hubs of Singapore will be decorating their retail stores and will pit against each...

  • NVIDIA GeForce 6150 and nForce 430

    Nvidia’s IGP solution, codenamed Crush 51 is it’s next generation mainstream and HTPC chipset. It features a Geforce 6150 graphics processor and High definition MPEG-2/WMV9 playback capabilities. Here, we take a look at a reference board by Nvidia and check out it’s potential.

  • Magic Pro K8N Combo

    Founded in Hong Kong, Magic-Pro has been producing motherboards since 1987. Even though Magic-Pro is not available in the local Singapore market, their boards have been selling really well in Hong Kong and China. Today we take a look at one of their latest innovations, the Magic-Pro K8N Combo...

  • Panasonic VS3 Mobile Phone Review

    As the saying goes “First impression lasts”. Panasonic designed the VS3 phone to be slim and sleek. It may look rather plain at first look but when you spend enough time with it, you can be assured that it is far from plain….

  • IDF : The New “T” – Robson Technology

    Intel last week at IDF Taipei revealed a new and interesting technology called Robson NVM Cache Technology. It allows faster boot time, longer battery life and more responsive according to Intel. Robson makes use of the NAND flash memory to store part of the OS that requires heavy hard...

  • Futuremark Unveils 3DMarkMobile06

    Futuremark today announced 3DMarkMobile06, a demanding graphics performance benchmarking application for companies developing 3D mobile-device hardware. 3DMarkMobile06 is the only product designed specifically to benchmark next generation OpenGL ES 1.0 and 1.1 mobile hardware. 3DMarkMobile06 Developers’ Edition will be available in November, 2005 via source-code licensing to Futuremark’s BDP...

  • More AMD Pacifica Details

    AMD detailed its efforts to add elements such as memory management, input/output functions that support virtualization code-named Pacifica. One of the chipmaker’s main goals in offering Pacifica is to eliminate the need for software heroics by implementing several features that help make virtualization possible in its chips. The additions...

  • AMD64 Powers Lucasfilm Animation Singapore

    At a ceremonial opening of Lucasfilm Animation Singapore today, AMD announced that the digital backbone of the new Lucasfilm Animation Singapore digital animation center is powered by AMD64 processor technology – the gold standard for 64-bit computing. Lucasfilm Animation Singapore is Lucasfilm Ltd.’s first animation studio in Asia and...

  • ATi X1800 XT Surpass 1GHz Core

    Our friends from Finland, Sampsa Kurri and Ville Suvanto achieved graphics engine clocks of 1.003 GHz and a memory speed of 1.881 GHz with maximum system stability and no visual artifacts. “It’s impressive to see the Radeon X1800 XT architecture achieve 1 GHz core speed and approach 2 GHz...

  • Samsung Develops GDDR4 Graphics DRAM

    Samsung has developed the industry’s fastest computer graphics memory and has shipped it to major graphics card manufacturers for testing.The first GDDR4 developed is a 256Mb chip that runs at 2.5Gbps. Samsung Electronics has used cutting-edge technologies called DBI (Data Bus Inversion) and Multi-Preamble, for the first time anywhere,...

  • NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX- 512 On Nov 7th

    NVIDIA plans to reveal its GeForce 7800 GTX with 512MB of memory On November 7th and this card won’t have different clock speeds from its 256MB version but this could easily change. NVIDIA knows that ATI will be one or even two weeks late with the Radeon X1800XT as...