• ATi & NVIDIA GPUs Codenames

        H1 2005 H2 2005 H1 2006 ATi High End R480 (X850 Series) R430 (X800 Series) R520 R580 Mainstream R410 (X700 Series) R530 ? Value RV370 (X300 Series) RV515 ? NVIDIA High End NV40/41/42 (6800) NV40/45 (6800GT/Ultra) G70/G71 (7800 Series) G80? Mainstream NV43 (6600/6200) NV43-V (6600LE) G73 (7600...

  • LG LCD Monitors Promo w/ Free Phone or Webcam!

    From July 16th to 22nd, with any purchase of selected LG LCD monitors or multi-function TV monitors, you will be entitled to get a FREE Caller ID Phone or a USB Webcam. There are in total 14 models to choose from and the 17" model with 8ms response time...

  • SLI Bridge Special Price

    Lost or broke your SLI bridge?? No need for tears my friend, get your SLI bridge from DAT 5th floor Sim Lim Square for just $ 24 after GST if you’re a VR-Zone member! Great for DFI nF4 Ultra-D users. Go here and print out the page now.

  • Edifier Speaker w/ Subwoofer Promo @ S$49!

    This cool looking speakers w/ subwoofer from Edifier is going for S$ 49 only for VR-Zone members, a hefty $ 20 off the original retail price. Head over here and print out the page to enjoy the savings!

  • ECS PF88 Extreme Hybrid + SIMA A9S Platform Converter Card

    Being one of the most innovative platform around, we take a look at the ECS PF88 Extreme Hybrid, and the ECS SIMA A9S Platform Converter card. It’s back to the good old days where switching between AMD and Intel could be done without a new purchase! Click for more...

  • R520 Core Clock Going Higher

    INQ revealed that R520 core clock will be much higher than 600MHz+ and of course dual slot cooling solution is needed. Some of the cards have left ATI’s headquarters but R520 clock speeds are not settled as it’s a matter of yields. ATI will be getting in for a...

  • Unlock SLI Capability On nForce 4-4x Chipset

    This is quite an interesting mod shared by our friends at HKEPC where they are able to unlock the SLI capability on the nForce4-4x chipset. As we know, nForce4-4x chipset, the value version of nForce4 Ultra/SLI is often used by board makers for their inexpensive AMD motherboards that usually...

  • ULi M1575 > ATI SB450

    ULi has a new M1575 Southbridge coming up that supports SATA II w/ NCQ capability, RAID 0,1, 0+1, 5, JBOD as well as HD Audio to be used widely by manufacturers for their ATi based boards. It is clear that few would choose ATi SB450 Southbridge that only supports...

  • ATI RS482 Boards In Production

    The motherboard manufacturers have just received RS482 chipsets from ATI for mass production and this chipset is meant to fight against NVIDIA nForce 4 series for AMD platform. RS482 has the same features set as the RS480 chipset but it is built on a finer 0.11 micron process on...

  • ABIT Fatality X800XL 512MB

    Designed with input from Jonathan Fatal1ty Wendel, the FATAL1ty X800 XL 512MB features the ATI RADEON X800 XL VPU, 16 extreme parallel pipelines, and is the first ABIT graphics card to contain 512MB of ultrafast DDR3 memory (1.6ns). The Fatal1ty X800 XL 512MB comes with ABIT’s vGuru™ technology. Based...

  • OCZ PC-4800 Platinum Elite Edition

    OCZ today announced the release of the OCZ DDR PC-4800 Platinum Elite Edition (EE) which utilizes classic Samsung TCCD ICs. This product line was added to the renowned OCZ Platinum Series to expand the memory selection for the precise inclinations of enthusiasts and overclockers. The PC-4800 Platinum Elite Edition...

  • G.Skill FF & FR DDR Series

    Gskill has been growing in popularity among the overclockers recently. Since the advent of Samsung TCCD memories, they have been consistently coming out with very overclockable memory to satisfy the FSB/HTT hungry enthusiasts. Today, we take a look at how 2 of their most high-end products fare, the FF...

  • Matrox Millennium G550 PCIe x1 Card

    Matrox Graphics announced a PCI Express X1 graphics card, which could be used by servers. The Matrox Millennium G550 PCIe graphics card will be available in August 2005 at a list price of $ 139. "This product offers unprecedented flexibility for a variety of mission-critical systems, including servers and...

  • NVIDIA Demos : Mad Mod Mike & Luna

    NVIDIA has some cool demos up for downloads to showcase the power of 7800. Mad Mod Mike features PS 3.0, Radiant Lighting and Depth of field while Luna features PS 3.0, Translucence, Displacement Mapping as well as Real-Time hair. Grab them right here : Mad Mod Mike Demo and...

  • AMD CPU Sales Rosy For Q2

    AMD posted sales of $ 1.26 billion and net income of $ 11 million, or 3 cents per share, for the second quarter ended June 26. “Our microprocessor business delivered another record quarter driven by increased demand for AMD server and mobile processors from our largest global OEM customers,”...

  • Intel Desktop CPUs Roadmap Updated

    Family H1 ’05 H2′ 05 H1 ’06 H2 ’06 Extreme Edition  SmithField (90nm, 2 x 1MB L2, Dual Core, 800MHz FSB, HT, EM64T) 840 (3.2GHz) 830 (3.0GHz) 820 (2.8GHz) Presler (65nm, 2 x 2MB L2, Dual Core, EM64T, VT, HT, LT) 9xx (> 3.6GHz) Chipsets 955X Express (Glenwood) Pentium...

  • ATi Crossfire & R520 In August

    INQ reports that ATI is getting their Crossfire boards, drivers and graphics cards ready for release sometime in August and this must happen before R520 arrives in late August.. Some board makers opt to stick with ULi Southbridge for their Crossfire boards instead of ATI’s. As we have reported...

  • Next Gen. Chip Making Tools For 45nm & Below

    During the Semicon West trade show, ASML Holding NV, Canon Inc. and Nikon Corp. separately tipped their roadmaps for immersion lithography. The three companies are racing each other to develop 193-nm systems with hyper numerical apertures (NA) of 1.3 for use in chip designs at 45-nm and below. Nikon...

  • NVIDIA GeForce 7800GT Has 20 Pipes

    VR-Zone has learned that the upcoming GeForce 7800 GT will be 20 pipes instead of 24 pipes as intially reported. The vertex shader could probably stay at 8 and ROP at 16. The core clock for 7800GT is 400MHz instead of 335MHz initially thought. It will be interesting to...

  • Sky Surfing with AMD

    Streaming video of some pretty far out sky surfing footage illustrating Mobility without Compromise, courtesy of AMD. http://www.amd.com/us-en/assets/content_type/DownloadableAssets/AMD_T64_Mobility_Music.wmv