• Apple To Announce Switch To Intel

    Apple plans to move lower-end computers such as the Mac Mini from IBM to Intel chips in mid-2006 and higher-end models such as the Power Mac in mid-2007. The announcement is expected Monday at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco, at which Chief Executive Steve Jobs is giving...

  • Interesting Sights in Computex 2005 Part 1

    There are quite a few interesting sights in Computex 2005. Here are some juicy pictures, including a Taiwanese Phase-Change cooler.

  • Intel Yonah CPU Details

    Yonah will be made on the 65-nm process and contains 151.6 million transistors compared to current Pentium M, which has about 140 million transistors. It will have two cores and share a 2MB cache since sharing the cache will significantly boost performance. A single-core version of Yonah will also...

  • NVIDIA G70 Card First Look

    There are a number of G70 cards floating around in the Computex and i guess you guys have seen enough of the G70 close up shots on many websites so here’s one G70 that we have put together. We have a taste of the G70 card power in 3DMark...

  • ATi R520 Launch On 26th July

    Over at Computex, we heard faintly that the next generation ATi R520 GPU will be launched on July 26th, a month later than NVIDIA G70 slated for full scale release later this month. Many of the NVIDIA partners have already received the G70 samples and are working hard to...

  • ULi Dual Chipsets For Dual Graphics

    We managed to catch up with Bruce, the product manager of ULi on their new M1695 and M1697 chipsets and the future directions. According to Bruce, the ULi North Bridge is highly scalable and there is a possibility that ULi will offer a 32 PCIe lanes board by pairing...

  • NVIDIA SLI 2 Technology

    Over at Computex, we learned about NVIDIA is currently working on SLI 2 that will offer twice the number of PCI Express lanes than the current nForce 4 chipsets. This is like combining two nForce 4 MCPs together to offer 32 PCIe lanes. We have heard from one manufacturer...

  • AMD CPU Price Cuts In July

    AMD may cut the prices on its K8 platform CPUs in July, which would come one month before Intel’s planned price cuts for its Pentium 4 600 series. Intel is expected to lower its prices on August 14 but may implement the cuts earlier if motherboard sales in the...

  • Scientists Develop Next-Gen. Memory Chip

    A team of international scientists has made a gigantic stride forward to develop next-generation memory chips, which are more progressed compared to the current best 60-nanometer products. The conventional fashion of making top-end chips, called photolithography, cannot progress beyond the current level. The legacy method is based on a...

  • Corsair Application Note For Intel 955X Chipset

    Corsair just published a detailed Application Note on memory performance for the Intel 955X Express Chip Set. The pdf is posted on Corsair’s Tech Notes page and can be seen here: "We can draw several useful conclusions from the results of this testing. First, we have discovered that selection...

  • Innovision Booth Coverage at Computex 2005

    VR-Zone is collaborating with Innovision and Coolermaster at Innovision booth in Computex 2005. First let’s take a look at the beautiful booth located at Hall 1 B634.

  • VR-Zone Gaming System wins SLI Rig of the month

    The custom-built refrigeration cooled SLI system by us have won us the SLI Rig of the month award! It has the AMD CPU running at -30C and both Inno3D 6800 Ultras running at -10C for 24/7 ultra sweet gaming experience… Check it out here!

  • VIA C7-M Mobile Processor

    VIA launched the VIA C7-M mobile processor at the VIA Technology Forum 2005, with compact notebooks exemplifying the ‘Simply Mobile’ lifestyle featured on the VIA booth at Computex 2005. The VIA C7-M processor is based on the advanced VIA CoolStream™ architecture of the ‘Esther’ core that minimizes power consumption...

  • NVIDIA SLI Technology Selected By Premier Developers

    The NVIDIA SLI technology wave of momentum continued today when top game and application developers announced they are using NVIDIA SLI technology as their primary development platform. Taking full advantage of the power of two graphics processing units (GPUs) within a single PC, developers are pushing the capabilities of...

  • ATi Crossfire Launch Party Report

    ATI held a launch party over at Computex Taipei that has attracted many members of the press and business partners attendance. ATI has something to say about their Crossfire and how is it better than NVIDIA SLI technology so find out now.

  • Computex Taipei 2005 Day 02 Booth Babes

    VR-Zone brings you your daily feeds of Computex babes once again!

  • GSkill & DFI Overclocking Competition at Computex

    Gskill organized an overclocking competition between the overclocking team in Taiwan and the overclocking team from Korea. The competition drew a huge crowd around their booth and even the Taiwanese TV Media was down to film the competition. VR-Zone brings you the action of this contest for performance…

  • ATi Crossfire Broke 3DMark05 World Record!

    ATi has revealed today in their launch party at Computex that their Crossfire platform has beaten our 3DMark05 record of 14623 set by Shamino reaching an impressive score of 15498. The world record is set by macci, one of the top overclocker from Finland using FX55 and Dual Radeon...

  • VR-Zone & XFX / Kaira Technologies @ PC Show 2005

      Calling out to those who are visiting the upcoming PC Show 2005! VR-Zone will be having a Mini Phase Change Demo System over at XFX / Kaira Technologies’ booth, located at Singapore Expo Hall 6, Booth 7001 (near Creative Technology). With a XFX 6800GT running at an impressive...

  • Computex Taipei 2005 Day 01 Report Part I

    As promised, here’s the Computex report for Day 1 and we saw some interesting products on display at NVIDIA, ATI, Corsair, Sapphire, HIS booths. We will update this report with more booths and products pics soon.