• AMD To Launch Desktop Athlon 64 X2 Series

    AMD will launch their dual core Athlon 64 X2 processors at the same time as the dual core Opterons slated on 21st April. The production-ready Athlon 64 X2 CPUs are now shipping to some leading OEMs and system builders world-wide and general system availability is scheduled for June. The...

  • AMD Dual Core Opterons Pricing

    Family Series Clock Speed Prices US$ Opteron 800 (90nm Egypt, 1MB L2 x 2) 875 2.2GHz 2649 870 2.0GHz 2149 865 1.8GHz 1515 Opteron 200 (90nm Italy, 1MB L2 x 2) 275 2.2GHz 1299 270 2.0GHz 1051 265 1.8GHz 851 Opteron 100 (90nm Denmark, 1MB L2 x 2) 175...

  • Shiro SA1130 Feature Packed Walkie Talkie

    Shiro announced the introduction of our latest gadget, SA1130; an expansion of Shiro’s two-way radio family. Operating at 446MHz frequency with a wide communication range of up to 4.5km, it is definitely a gadget that provides users with instant and multi-party communications that offer superb sound clarity. The key...

  • Twinmos BH5 Reborn: Special Price for VR-Zone Members!

    The King is back! Twinmos is offering a very special price for their new Speed Premium rams using the winbond BH5 chips. For VR-Zone members, you can purchase this pair of 512Mb x 2 rams at only SGD $ 275! For more info, please check this thread.

  • Gigabyte GA-8I955X Royal Board

    GIGABYTE today introduced the GA-8I955X Royal, the company’s most advanced motherboard to date, featuring for the first time the new Intel® 955X Express chipset. The GA-8I955X Royal comes standard with the CPU Intelligent Accelerator 2 (CIA 2) and Memory Intelligent Booster 2 (MIB 2) that deliver optimal performance with...

  • Intel 875P/865 Support Dual Core?

    One pretty interesting piece of information emerged from the R&D labs is that the 875P/865 chipsets can support Intel dual-core processors with just a BIOS flash. It has been tested and running well so far as we have learned. However, 925/915 series may poise a problem and a circuitry...

  • Intel 955X/945 SLI Edition Boards

    Over at Taipei last week, we have heard about the SLI version of the 955X chipset whispered quietly among the board manufacturers. Since only the Tier 1 manufacturers and ABIT have shown keen interests making the 955X boards, the rest are working towards 945 boards which are definitely cheaper...

  • Seagate Momentus 120GB 2.5-inch Drives

    Further strengthening its position in the mobile computing market, Seagate Technology is expanding its line of notebook hard disc drives with the industry’s highest capacity and performance for applications ranging from high-performance mobile workstations to mainstream laptop computers. Combining a wide range of spin speeds and capacities up to...

  • AMD Opteron Powers DreamWorks Systems

    AMD was named preferred processor provider for DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. in a three-year agreement. The deal will enable DreamWorks Animation, an animated feature film company, to experience significant advantages in their computer-generated film-making process. AMD will provide its Opteron processor with direct connect architecture for DreamWorks Animation’s next-generation...

  • Free palmOne Treo Bluetooth Headset w/ Treo 650

    From 20 April to 31 May 2005, palmOne, Inc.will be offering a free Treo™ Bluetooth® headset worth S$ 118 with a purchase of their TreoTM 650 Smartphone. Free from wires: the ultra-lightweight Treo Bluetooth Headset offers an operating distance of up to 10 meters of secured voice transmission with...

  • MSI MEGA STICK 528

    With direct-encoding, the MSI MEGA STICK 528 lets you rip and save your favorite CD music in MP3 format. Whats more, the new MEGA STICK 528 supports 7 dazzling backlit screens. It is well-constructed and adopts a swing-arm USB connector design for better convenience and ultra-modern look. Also featured...

  • Intel Dual-Core PCs Available Now

    Intel announced that computer manufacturers Alienware, Dell and Velocity Micro today started selling desktop PCs and workstations based on Intel’s first dual-core processor-based platform. Intel’s first dual-core processor-based platform includes the Intel® Pentium® Processor Extreme Edition 840 running at 3.2 GHz and the Intel® 955X Express Chipset. Intel Pentium...

  • ATi RS482 & RC410 Chipsets In June

    ATI will release its RS482 and RC410 next-generation integrated PCIe chipsets for the AMD and Intel platforms this June and will also debut its new southbridge, the SB450, which will include high-definition audio. The chips will be built using a 0.11-micron process and ATI plans to price them below...

  • Kingmax Mars DDRII 667

    Kingmax recently launched the Mars DDRII 667 memory, which is embedded with a red ASIC decoder chip and the company’s proprietary TinyBGA color packaging technology. With a low 1.8 volts of working voltage that cuts power consumption by 50%, the Mars DDRII 667 can run at JEDEC standard 4-4-4-12...

  • ABIT Fatal1ty AN8 SLI Board

    ABIT is going to release their Fatal1ty AN8 SLI motherboard very soon which is able to support the upcoming dual-core AMD processors. It is based on the NVIDIA nForce 4 SLI chipset that has integrated NV Gigabit Ethernet and NV Firewall capabilities. This board sports several ABIT Engineered technology...

  • XFX 6800 Ultra blazes to top spots at Futuremark

    XFX has always stood out from the rest visually by their uniquely shaped boxes. Today we take a look at how it stands out in terms of performance!

  • Albatron PC6800 w/ Wise Fan III + Heat Pipes

    Albatron has a nice GeForce 6800 PCIe card that will be available to the consumers very soon. This PC6800 card is clocked at 325Mhz core and has 128MB DDR memory onboard. What is cool about this card is that it features Wise Fan III with Heat-pipe technology which is...

  • XFX & ASUS 6800 Ultra SLI Hit New 3DMark Records!

    I have put the XFX 6800 Ultra and ASUS 6800 Ultra together to run in SLI, under some extreme overclocking fun! With it a new world record in 3DMark 03 and 3DMark 05 is achieved! 13356 in 05 and 29463 in 03 with 66.93 FM Approved drivers! More details...

  • Hardware Requirements For Longhorn

    Microsoft is shooting for an initial beta release of Longhorn around midyear, though it could be July, as the new official schedule is “early summer.” A second beta is planned, though no final date has been given, with the goal of having the OS broadly available on PCs by...

  • AOpen AO700-12ALN 700W PSU

    AOpen introduced the industry’s top level 700W power supply is a superior output power supply that is recognized by worldwide visitors in the CeBit 2005. AO700-12ALN is industry’s first 700W continuous and the highest output ATX power supply on the market. It meets ATX12V version 2.01 standard size and...