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  • AMD CPUs Price Cut

    Family Model Old Price New Price % Drop Athlon 64 X2 4800+ 1,001 902 9.89% 4600+ 803 704 12.33% 4400+ 581 537 7.57% 4200+ 537 482 10.24% 3800+ - 354 - Athlon 64 4000+ 482 375 22.20% 3800+ 373 329 11.80% 3700+ 329 272 17.33% 3500+ 272 223 18.01% Sempron 3400+(64-bit) - 134 - 3300+(64-bit)

  • AMD Budget Athlon 64 X2 3800+

    AMD is leading the industry by delivering the benefits of client dual-core technology to a broader mainstream audience with the addition of the AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 dual-core processor 3800+. The newest member to the AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor family provides consumers with an attractive entry point to dual-core computing on desktop PCs.

  • Leadtek WinFast PX7800 GTX SLI Review

    Today, we will take a look at the Leadtek WinFast PX7800 GTX cards in SLI configuration and see how they will perform on some of the latest games out there. We also check out the Forceware 77.76 drivers that allows SLI AA of 8X and 16X and see if the cards live up to the

  • ATi X800GT Is 6600GT Killer

    HKEPC has a review up on the HIS Radeon X800GT card touted to be the GeForce 6600GT killer. As we know, NVIDIA partners have been enjoying good sales from their 6600GT cards as it faced little competition from ATI’s partners with their X700 cards. Now ATI is fighting back with the X800GT card hoping to

  • ASUS 6800LE To 6800GT

    It seems like the current batch of ASUS V9999LE cards based on 6800LE can be soft modded to 6800GT. Using Rivatuner, 8 hidden pixel pipelines on V9999LE card can be unlocked unveiling a total of 16 pixel pipelines like the 6800GT/Ultra. The 2 hidden vertex pipelines can also be unlocked to unveil the full 6

  • PowerVR SGX Shader Cores

       Imagination Technologies debuts its PowerVR SGX Shader Graphics Accelerator family, the future of wireless mobile embedded graphics and video technology. The PowerVR SGX cores for wireless applications are part of Imagination’s PowerVR Series5 scalable and fully programmable unified shader graphics and video core family, previously codenamed Eurasia. The first cores from this family target

  • IWILL DK88 Opteron Board

    IWILL announce world’s first high-memory capacity workstation and server board. IWILL DK88, based on AMD Opteron™ platform, can support up to 64GB memory. This solution is specially designed for the memory-intensive applications, and allows the most applications, especially in EDA/CAD/ rendering fields, running faster and more stable. IWILL DK88 successfully broke the traditional memory capacity

  • Creative X-Fi Launch In Mid August

    Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor is going to be launched in mid August, possibly during Quakecon 2005. It will be the most advanced and most powerful sound chip ever built. Gamers will definitely love this. It has far more transistors than a Pentium 4 Willamette with over 51M transistors. Xtreme Fidelity supports 24-bit quality,

  • Foxconn 955X7AA-8EKRS2

    Although based on the high end Intel i955X chipset out in the market right now, the Foxconn 955X7AA promises to balance the scales of price, performance, and stability. Today, VR-Zone tests out this board, to judge if these claims are true. Click here for an indepth look at the Foxconn 955X7AA!

  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 & FX 3450

    NVIDIA today announced the NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 graphics processing unit (GPU), a solution offering fifty percent more horsepower than the previous generation high-end product. NVIDIA® SLI™ multi-GPU technology featured in the NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 enables a number of unique capabilities: Support for 32x full-scene antialiasing (FSAA) delivering superior image quality, Support for up

  • Shuttle Releases 300W Silent X PSU

    Shuttle has added the PC50, a 300W power supply, to its range of XPC Accessories. The PC50 has been designed to reflect the growing trend towards SATA hard disk drives over older IDE ones. It includes 2 SATA power connectors in addition to its 3 molex and 1 FDD connectors, allowing it to support combinations

  • WD 400 GB Caviar RE2 Enterprise HDs

    Western Digital today introduced the most reliable high capacity SATA hard drives for server and network-attached storage applications. Reliability-rated at 1.2 million hours MTBF (mean time between failure) in high duty cycle environments, WD Caviar® RE2 (RAID Edition) 400 GB hard drives are designed from the ground up to deliver enterprise reliability. Boosting performance on

  • Intel Build Fab 32 on 45nm Process Technology

    Intel announced plans to build a new 300-mm wafer fabrication facility at its site in Chandler, Ariz. The new factory, designated Fab 32, will begin production of leading-edge microprocessors in the second half of 2007 on 45 nanometer process technology. Construction on the $ 3 billion project is set to begin immediately. When completed, Fab

  • AMD Server Market Share Increase

    Mercury Research figures released by AMD show that the chipmaker saw its market share rise from 7.4 percent in the first quarter to 11.2 percent in the second quarter, a 51 percent jump. Revenue generated by Opteron rose 89 percent from the first quarter to the second. An increase in sales of Opteron servers also

  • Gigabyte 3D Galaxy Liquid Cooling System + Gigabyte 3D Aurora Case

    Looks is one of the factors drawing enthusiasts into the water-cooling circle. The other important factor is the cooling power it offers. Today VR-Zone takes a look at Gigabyte’s newest Cooling solutions, the 3D Galaxy Liquid Cooling System, and the majestic looking 3D Aurora accompanying Case.

  • A Walk About SLS (23-7-2005)

    It’s our weekly SLS Walk About, right here, at VR-Zone.

  • VR-Zone Technology Showcase @ NTU

    VR-Zone Technology Showcase @ NTU Venue: Outside OCBC, Canteen A Time : From 10 am to 4 pm Date: 25th, 26th , 28th and 29th July VR-Zone is proud to showcase Intel’s latest Dual-Core processor technology at NTU in the form of a “Digital Hostel”. Come and experience how Intel Dual-Core processor can improve your

  • Razer Launches Professional Line of Mouse

    Razer, the company that got famous making high-end precision gaming mice and mouse pads, has just launched its Razer Pro line of products. Targetted at the professional developers, engineers, graphics designers, etc, it aims to decrease repetitive mouse movement and shorten design times in all key software programs.

  • NVIDIA G80 Takes Unified Shader Approach

    NVIDIA’s Chief Architect David Kirk has said in the recent interview that they will do a unified architecture in hardware when it makes sense and when it is possible to make the hardware work faster unified. It will be easier to build in the future, but for the meantime, there’s plenty of mileage left in

  • Longhorn Is Windows Vista

    Microsoft has decided on an official name for Longhorn: Windows Vista. Microsoft is expected to make the official announcement of the new name on Friday morning. The last major version of Windows, code-named "Whistler," eventually was christened Windows XP. Longhorn Beta 1 is widely expected to be unveiled next week. Beta 2 is due in