• 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • ASUS Launches Silent and Effective Thermal Solution for Latest Graphics Cards

    SilentCool Technology Offers Fanless Design to Deliver High-Performance Cooling at 0dB Taipei, Taiwan; July 25, 2005 – ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), a leading provider of graphics solutions, today introduced SilentCool Technology, a fan-less, noiseless cooling solution for high-performance graphics cards. The all-new thermal innovation operates at 0db for silent...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Sony Adds Physics Enhancements To PS3

    Real-time physics simulations are expected to replace motion capture while programmable shading will replace texture mapping in the new console, Sony executives said. To support game programming in physics simulation, Sony has entered into strategic licensing agreements with Havok (Dublin, Ireland), a top supplier of physics engines, and Ageia...

  • 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...

  • OCZ PC-4000 EL 1GB Gold Edition

    OCZ today announced the release of PC-4000 Gold Edition which will be available in 1GB modules and 2GB Dual Channel Kits. Witnessing a growing trend in memory-hungry PC games, OCZ developed the PC-4000 1GB Gold Series with gamers’ distinctive needs in mind. The large capacity PC-4000 Gold Edition 2GB...

  • Coolermaster Praetorian 730 Photo Preview

    Coolermaster has expanded their top of the line Praetorian family casings, with this new Praetorian 730. Now with sleeker looks, and an improved internal for better thermal performance, click on right here, for a photo preview of this great new case!

  • 24-pipes R520 Yield Rate at 3%

    We heard that the last R520 spin at TSMC is at 3% yield rate for 24 pipes and we can certainly expect a much lower yield for 32-pipes R520. Obviously ATi is still facing some yield issues for their R520 @ 90nm process and ATI could resort to a...

  • GeForce 7800 Ultra or 7800 Quadro?

    It seems like the so called 7800 Ultra card that takes up dual slot with 4 heat pipes cooler design has been exposed. I think we have seen this cooling design somewhere before but not exactly identical. If you look closely, there is a genlock on the card which...

  • GeForce 7800GT Card Exposed

    GPU 3DMark03 1024×768 6800 Ultra 13135 7800GT 14829 7800GTX 16310

  • Intel & NVIDIA To Present @ Hot Chips

    Intel engineers are expected to present five papers at the forthcoming Hot Chips conference including presentations of “Magpie”, described as a real-time “milliflow aggregation processor”, together with “Paxville” a Xeon-based multiprocessor and “Twincastle” a chipset for servers in support of multiprocessors. Intel is also going to present on “Foxton”,...

  • Radeon X800GT Card Pic

    Our friends at HKEPC has landed themselves with a Radeon X800GT reference card. It is based on R430 core, 8 pipes, 395Mhz core, 700MHz GDDR1/3 memory. It will be announced on 9th of August and will be priced at US$ 149. HIS will be producing this card exclusively at...