• Akiba Update: 23rd September 05

    Our forum administrator, booest has posted his latest feeds of updates from Japan’s electronic city, Akibahara. look at the link below. http://www.vrforums.com/showthread.php?t=36516

  • ATi Launch Spots For R520

    ATI is throwing a big party at Europe’s most infamous party spot, at Ibiza, Spain and plans to do the briefings and the launch of R520 and the other generation of the cards. ATI invited about 100 press beggars and it plans to book PR spinners and its staff...

  • TwinMOS Ultra-X 4GB 140X CF Card

    TwinMOS will introduce the brand new Ultra-X CompactFlash Card with a capacity of 4GB and a speed of 140x. The dual channel design has enhance the data transfer rate to 21Mbps for reading and 16.2Mbps for writing. Its excellent performance makes it suitable for use on any high-pixel professional...

  • Vista To Boost Graphics Cards Sales

    Windows Vista is expected to help graphics card makers see increased profits from rising high-end card demand. As the Vista OS requires higher standard graphics cards, demand for high-end product lines are expected to heat up. Systems featuring the Vista OS will need GPUs that supports 256MB of memory...

  • Scythe Ninja Heatsink review

    Scythe Co Ltd is a rather new company in the Computer Enthusiast Cooling Arena. Established in the 2004, Scythe started dishing out affordable enthusiast grade heatsinks at a rapid pace, with one generation of innovation after another. Today, we will be taking a look at one of their latest...

  • Inno3D + DFI Combo Breaks 17.4K 3D Mark with FX57 @ 3860Mhz!

    Our FX57 hit a new high after being stripped of its heat spreader! With a good mount, it does 3860Mhz through 3D Mark 05…. and cracks the 17.4K barrier! All cooled by my new portable Cascade. We have uploaded video clips of the full run. Drop by this thread...

  • Intel New Numbering Scheme

    Segment H1 2006 H2 2006 Desktop   Conroe (65nm, 4MB L2, Dual Core, VT, LT, iAMT2) S1x00….S5x00 Mobile Yonah (65nm, Dual Core, 2MB L2, 667FSB, VT, SSE3) T1x00 – Normal L1x00 – Low Voltage U1x00 – ULV Merom (65nm, Dual Core, 4MB L2, VT, EM64T) T4x00? T6x00? Intel is...

  • Vista Drivers To Be More Stable Than XP

    THG has learned that graphics drivers developed for Vista will be far more stable than their Windows XP-based counterparts, and not crash the operating system anymore. Vista graphics drivers are programmed for a new driver model currently named LDDM (Longhorn Display Driver Model), although the “Longhorn” part is subject...

  • ASUS 7800GTX-DUAL Card Final Design

    This is how the final design of the ASUS Extreme N7800GT-DUAL box and card will look like. Apparently ASUS chose to use a red PCB and a nice cooling solution with a fan in the center to cool down the two GPUs. This card uses 1.6ns GDDR3 memories with...

  • X1800 XL Single Slot Cooling Solution

    This is how the X1800 XL single slot cooling solution looks like. The core is cooled by copper heatspreader, heatpipes and fins while the memories are cooled by a large nickel plate.

  • Cool Drivers & Games

    There are some cool drivers and games out this week so make sure you grab them : nForce 4 Version 6.67 nForce4 Driver 8.12 (64-bit) nForce4 Driver 8.12 (32-bit) Forceware 81.26 Beta Catalyst 5.9 Windows XP (classic) Catalyst 5.9 Windows XP CCC Serious Sam II Demo

  • Gigabyte GA-8N-SLI-Quad Royal Board

    OC.com.tw has a preview on the Gigabyte GA-8N-SLI-Quad Royal board that supports 4 PCIe x 16 slots with x8 bandwidth each or 2 PCIe x16 slots with x16 bandwidth each. It is based on new SLI X16 chipset comprise of C19 + CK804 supporting the new Intel processors. Imagine...

  • Toshiba Cell Chipset Board

    Toshiba took major steps toward creating a comprehensive development environment for applications based on the Cell microprocessor with the announcement of a Cell Chip Set consisting of the new microprocessor and key peripheral chips, and a Cell Reference Set development platform. The chip set and the reference set will...

  • ASUS Expects Mobo Shipments Rise

    ASUS expects a sharp rise in shipments of its motherboards and laptop computers this year due to robust demand. ASUS which has factories in Taiwan, China, Mexico and the Czech Republic, makes notebook computers for several multinational companies, including Apple and Sony. This year, Asustek sees its shipments of...

  • Intel 945G Chipset Face Shortage

    Intel’s chipset shortage has extended from its entry-level PCIe 915 series to the high-end 945G line. Tight supply of the chip giant’s 915 chipset has disrupted OEM shipments of high-end Pentium 4-based motherboards, as well as migration to DDR2. Meanwhile, the makers hinted that an insufficient supply of the...

  • Intel Cancels B-0 Conversion For Extreme Edition

    We reported back in July that the Pentium D and Pentium Extreme Edition will move from A-0 to B-0 stepping but now apparently Intel has cancel the A-0 to B-0 conversion for the Extreme Edition 840 but Pentium D will still go ahead. Here’s the reason they provided :...

  • Radeon X1800XL/XT Cards Exposed

    Hexus has some pictures on the X1800 XL and X1800 XT cards during the Avivo launch. Apparently, the cooling solutions for both cards are different where X1800 XL takes up a single slot and X1800 XT has the X850XT PE dual slot cooling design, the same card we saw...

  • ASUS 7800GT-DUAL Needs External Power

    The ASUS 7800GT-DUAL card is pretty interesting as it seems. It has a single 6-pin molex connector to power two GPUs but it requires an external power source using an AC adapter. This card has two DVI-out and two VGA connectors. Not forgetting, it is a huge card so...

  • Swiftech MCR80 “Quiet Power” Radiator

    Swiftech™ today announced the release of the new MCR80 "Quiet Power" 80mm radiators for liquid-cooled computers. Designed specifically for space-constrained systems, the MCR80-QP is more compact and delivers higher performance at lower acoustic noise levels than similar products in its class. "There is a large number of space-constrained applications...

  • Intel & muvee Tie-up For Digital Video Contest

    Intel is collaborating with Singaporean pioneer in Instant Personal Video software, muvee Technologies, to bring digital home technologies to households throughout Asia through the recent launch of the "Click, Style, Show" Digital Video Contest. Intel and muvee Technologies invite home video and photo enthusiasts to showcase their talent by...