• 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.

  • Acacia Sues Intel, AMD On Memory Cache Technology

    Acacia Research fired another shot at industry semiconductor giants, adding Intel and AMD to a patent infringement suit centering around computer memory cache coherency technology. By synchronizing main computer memory and main cache memory, the technology enables different memories to communicate and synchronize with one another. Acacia Research has...

  • AMD Cut Sempron Prices

    Family Models Old Price New Price May 2nd % Drop Sempron (Socket 754) 3100+ 114 108 6.0 3000+ 101 94 6.9 2800+ 88 80 9.0 2600+ 78 70 10.2 Sempron (Socket A) 3000+ 103 103 - 2800+ 90 90 - 2600+ 80 80 - 2500+ 71 67 5.6 2400+...

  • Sony Ships Dual-Format, Dual-Layer Burners

    Sony Electronics has announced the next generation of its DRU series DVD burners, adding both two-layer recording support for both popular drive formats. The internal DRU-800A is currently shipping for about $ 130, while the external DRX-800UL drive is expected to ship in late May for around $ 210....

  • Intel Yonah CPUs Roadmap

    Class H1 2005 H2 2005 H1 2006 Performance Dothan 533FSB, 2MB L2 770 (2.13GHz) 780 (2.26GHz) Yonah NV 667FSB, 2MB L2 x50 (2.17GHz) x40 (2.0GHz) x30 (1.83GHz) x20 (1.67GHz) Low Voltage Dothan LV 400FSB, 2MB L2 758 (1.5GHz) 778 (1.6GHz) Yonah LV 667FSB, 2MB L2 x48 (1.67GHz) x38 (1.50GHz)...

  • XBox 360 To Be Digital Entertainment Hub

    Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox gaming console will be more of a digital entertainment hub than its predecessor, making it even more of a PC hybrid than ever. The console, code-named Xenon, is due to be previewed in an MTV half-hour special later this month would be evolving to include improved...

  • OCZ PC2-6400 Platinum EB w/ 4-3-3 Timings

    OCZ today announced the release of the PC2-6400 Enhanced Bandwidth Platinum series—an extremely high performing line of DDR2. Supporting the lowest latency DDR2-800 currently available today, the OCZ PC2-6400 Platinum series is guaranteed to deliver unparalleled speeds amid incredibly stable and reliable operation. Equipped with cutting edge technology, the...

  • SiS Mobile Chipsets Roadmap Updated

  • SiS Desktop Chipsets Roadmap Updated

    The latest SiS roadmap shows that SiS649FX and SiS656FX chipsets are able to support 1066FSB and DDR2-667. EM64T, XD, EIST Technologies are ready on all of SiS P4 chipsets. Dual core technology currently under validation will be ready on all of SiS P4 chipsets. On the AMD front, SiS761GL...

  • Coolermaster Hyper 6+

    With modern processors dumping massive amount of heat, a good cooling solution is needed. Today, we take a look at Coolermaster’s newest heatsink, the Hyper 6+. Look here to find out how it compares to Coolermaster’s Vortex TX.

  • A walk around SLS: 30th April 2005

    Another walk around, introducing you the latest stuff from our Premier IT hypermart, Sim Lim Square today.

  • A Walk Around SLS (29-4-2005)

    Once again, VR-Zone brings you the latests around Sim Lim Square, from the front line. Click here to get updated on the latest in Sim Lim Square!

  • XFX Special Prices @ DAT Computer Pte Ltd

    VR-Zone Members can now buy XFX graphics cards @ very low prices, up to $ 50 off retail price. To find out more, click here. * Exclusive @ DAT Computer (S) Pte Ltd #05-58 Sim Lim Square for VR-Zone Members

  • Dell Opens Design Center In Singapore

    Dell has opened a facility in Singapore to design products including projectors and TV sets. Dell declined to say how many employees will work at the Singapore center. But the company said it will focus on display and imaging products, and will join four other design centers that Dell...

  • Are Your PCs Longhorn Ready?

    At this year’s WinHEC, Microsoft offered up only the most basic of guidelines as to what PC makers should do to make their PCs “Longhorn-ready.” Microsoft told PC makers that most existing mainstream 32- and 64-bit CPUs from mainstream manufacturers should run Longhorn. While dual-core CPUs will run Longhorn...

  • Windows x64 Lack Of Anti-Virus Support

    Customers testing the newly released Windows XP Professional x64 Edition have been getting startling error messages that anti-virus protection from at least two vendors—Symantec and McAfee—is not yet available. Symantec said it would be “monitoring the adoption of x64 very closely” but confirmed that virus protection on x64 was...

  • Intel Acknowleged AMD Leads In Dual-core For Servers

    Intel acknowledged the disparity between the server processor road maps of his company and AMD but said Intel should weather the storm based on its revitalized product line and a renewed focus on end users. AMD released its first dual-core server processors last week, but Intel is not expected...

  • Intel Plans Memory & Graphics Controller In CPU

    Intel has decided multicore designs are the way to improve performance into the future but will need to change some fundamental aspects of its chip designs by integrating more functionality directly onto the chip, in order to make sure it provides enough bandwidth for multiple processor cores. Intel is...