• Intel EMT64 On Pentium 4 5XX Series

    Intel latest Processor Roadmap has indicated that that Intel 5XX series of processors will feature EMT64 instructions, starting from chips shipped out on the 10th of June this year. The Processors will be renamed and processor model number will end with a 1, i.e. the current 520 2.8GHz will...

  • AOpen Low Profile GeForce 6600 Card For SFF

    AOpen launched “Aeolus PCX6600–DV128LP”, one of the most powerful PCI Express video display cards in the world today. The company’s new display card comes with heat pipe solution which is characterized by excellent heat dissipation performance because high-end GPUs normally generate high temperature and require heat reduction design. A...

  • AMD Socket M2 & Socket F In H2 2006

    Processor Family 2005 H2 2006 Turion 64 Socket 754 Socket S1 638 Sempron Socket 754/939 Socket M2 940 Athlon 64 Socket 939 Athlon 64 FX Socket 939 Opteron 100 Socket 939 Opteron 200, 400, 800 Socket 940 Socket F 1207 AMD will introduce its Socket M2 platform next year...

  • Tyan Thunder K8SE Dual Opteron Board

    Tyan introduced the next generation of multi-purpose high-end dual AMD Opteron™ servers in the form of the Thunder K8SE (S2892). The Thunder K8SE takes into account the need for a full-feature server platform to handle any number of tasks and applications with capabilities that include the following: Dual AMD...

  • AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Venice finally in Singapore

    The recent talk of the town, The much awaited AMD Athlon64 “E3″s have finalyl hit the shelves. Codenamed “Venice”, these new processors comes with improvements like added SSE3 instruction and improved memory controllers etc. Spotted in Cybermind Computer House, and currently, it’s only available in 3000+. These new chips...

  • A Walk About Around SLS (6-5-2005)

    VR-Zone brings you the usual weekly walk around Singapore’s most popular IT shopping center once again! Click here to keep updated with this week’s new products found in Sim Lim Square!

  • Special Prices For BenQ Monitors & Silverstone PSUs!

    Good news for all VR-Zone Members. Members can now purchase Benq LCD Monitors and Silverstone Power Supplies at very discounted prices. Offer is exclusive for VR-Zone Members and only applicable at DAT Computer (S) Pte Ltd #05-58 Sim Lim Square For more details on Benq Monitors promotions, please check...

  • NVIDIA & ATi Near Term Outlook

    For NVIDIA, strength in Xbox and chipsets will offset flattish revenues in the core business. Chipset strength and potential slight gross margin upside is being driven by the company’s new logic chip for the Intel platform, a product priced at a 50% to 100% premium to Intel’s chipset at...

  • PalmOne First Hard Drive-based Handheld

    PalmOne plans to announce later this month its first hard-drive-based product line, LifeDrive Mobile Manager on May 18. The $ 499 device will come with a 4GB Hitachi Microdrive and two flavors of wireless networking–Bluetooth and 802.11b Wi-Fi. Combined with organizer features, the music-playing handheld could compete with Apple...

  • Intel Highlights 2nd Gen. Dual-Core CPUs

    Intel President Paul Otellini announced three second-generation dual-core processors and said first-generation prototypes are faring well. Code names for those second-generation dual-core chips are Conroe, for desktop machines; Merom, for laptops; and Woodcrest, for lower-end servers with two processor sockets. They will succeed Presler, Yonah and Dempsey, respectively. Merom...

  • Intel Demo Dual-Core Xeon Servers

    At its Intel Spring Analyst meeting in New York on Thursday, Intel showed off two working servers running upcoming dual-core implementations of Xeon code-named Dempsey and Paxville, respectively. Dempsey is part of a dual-core server platform called Bensley, which features Intel’s Hyperthreading technology along with its new high-speed I/O...

  • Albatron PC6800 w/ Wise Fan III + Heat Pipe Technology

    Albatron announced its new PC6800 VGA card (PCI-Express) featuring the fusion of two extreme-condition cooling technologies, Wise Fan III and Heat Pipe Technology. The Wise Fan III is a triple-fan system designed to make intelligent cooling adjustments based on fan operation and GPU temperatures. Under normal conditions, there are...

  • PowerColor Bravo X700 PCIe Review

    Powercolor Bravo X700 PCIe comes with large heatsinks, complete with heatpipes and even an optional fan, but how does the performance and overclocking of this card fare? Could it outperform Nvidia’s Geforce 6600? Click here to find out…

  • AMD Next Gen. Socket M2 & S1 Revealed!

    AMD’s next generation of processors will be based on the Socket M2, like the current Socket 939 it will be based on the PGA package, but the pin counts will increase to 940. Looking at the picture above, it seems like it will not be able to accommodate the...

  • Gateway 6GB MP3 Photo Jukebox

    Gateway has announced that it will offer the Gateway MP3 Photo Jukebox with a 6GB hard drive. Capacity isn’t the only thing that’s getting an upgrade, though. The new player will also offer longer battery life than the 4GB version, and it will have a stylish two-tone silver and...

  • No New Single-core Athlon 64 This Year

    Despite introducing Athlon 64 X2 desktop PC and dual-core Opteron server processors, AMD will continue to tout single-core processors for certain applications. AMD plans to continue offering single-core Athlon 64 FX chips such as 2.6GHz Athlon 64 FX-57 (San Diego based) that will arrive within weeks for gaming desktops....

  • Dual-Core Opteron 100 Series to be 939-pin based

    AMD plans to offer its dual-core Opteron 100 series using a 939-pin socket. The dual-core 100 series is scheduled to hit the market in the third quarter of this year. Opteron 152 will be the last Opteron 100 series Socket 940 processor. All new dual-core Opteron 100 processors will...

  • Sapphire Radeon X800 XL 512MB Edition

    Sapphire will soon release additional versions of its highly acclaimed Radeon X800XL series of graphics accelerators populated with 512MB of on-board memory. Building on Sapphire’s reputation for special edition graphics cards, the new Sapphire X800XL 512 models will appeal to PC gamers and developers looking for faster and smoother...

  • GECUBE Radeon X800XL 512MB Card

    Info-Tek announced today the release of the GECUBE RADEON X800XL PCIe 512MB graphics card. Equipped with the ATI R430XL VPU and 512MB of memory, the GECUBE RADEON® X800XL graphics card supports DX9 for 3D performance while creating the perfect gaming experience with movie-quality graphics. The GECUBE RADEON X800XL PCIe...

  • Intel 5XX processors to support EMT64 instructions in the future

    Intel has announced that once stocks for current Intel 5XX processors depletes, the new batches of 5XX will fully support EMT64 Instructions like the 6Xx processors. No exact date was specified by Intel in regards to 64bit support in Intel 5XX processors.