Most of us who know enough about Computers to build one must have had one of these requests thrown at us one time or another. I’ve had a friend recently who asked me to build him a PC with a mid-range budget. Mostly used for gaming, he has a rather tight budget of about USD$
No doubt the ASUS P5WH is faster, having had bad luck with it, and no higher Multiplier available on the DFI 975X Infinity, it was definitely time to pay the Intel Bad Axe D975XBX Motherboard another visit! Both Cross-Fire and SLI were ran! Cross-Fire with Catalyst 6.6, SLI with modded 84.66 Forceware to run SLI
InnoVISION Multimedia Limited launches the Inno3D GeForce 7600GS AGP with 256MB 128bit DDR2 and HDTV for the mainstream market. Users who still have an AGP motherboard and are hesitant to change- the Inno3D GeForce 7600GS AGP is the most affordable way to upgrade for all the 7 series technology features.
We have done some preliminary testing on GSKill F2-8000PHU2-2GBHZ DDR2 Memory. 626MHz, Cas 4-4-4-5, DDR2 1252 MHz!! This pair of GSkill easily tears through 12,000 Sisoft Sandra Memory Bandwidth…. 12424!
Recently we obtained a piece of Sapphire’s X1600PRO for review, so we decided to experiment with it. We wanted to know if it had as much overclocking ability as the Inno3D 7600GS, since the RV530Pro used on the X1600PRO happens to be one of the first 90nm GPUs to appear on the mainstream market. Well
LG Electronics, a leader in LCD TVs and monitors, announced a line of flat-panel LCD TVs with built-in DVR functionality, upgraded hard drive capacities and more. LG Electronics’ previous line of high definition LCD TVs also featured a hard disk drive based DVR system with a capacity of 160GB. This year’s models will feature an
On top of the low cost Pentium D 805 which helped Intel pick up quite a bit of sales, Intel will be releasing Pentium 915 and Pentium 925 as cost-saving solutions much like the Pentium D 805. They will be clocked at 2.8GHz and 3.0GHz respectively, like the 920 and 930. Based on the Presler
New NVIDIA video driver for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is now available for download. Release Highlights – General compatibility fixes – Adds support for GeForce 7900 GTX, GeForce 7900 GT, GeForce 7600 GT, GeForce 7300 LE, and GeForce 7300 GS – New NVIDIA PureVideo features and enhancements. Please visit the NVIDIA PureVideo website for
AMD has been facing a shortage of Opteron processors recently, and have decided to jack up prices. Athlon 64s and Athlon 64 X2 processor prices were raised slightly as well. No exact figures has been provided yet for the Opterons, wheras Athlon 64 and 64 X2 processors are expected to see an increase between USD$
AMD will launch Opteron 256 and Opteron 856 on April 4th with clock speed reaching 3GHz. It will be Socket 940 based, support 1MB L2 cache, 1GHz HT, Dual Channel Registered DDR400, 95W TDP. AMD will continue supporting Socket 940 Opteron by releasing Dual-core Opteron 285 and 885 at 2.6GHz in June and Opteron 290/890
It’s the weekend again and over here at VR-Zone, we return to SLS to bring you the latest product arrivals complete with prices and where you can find them. The last weekend also marks the launch of Planet NVIDIA – look here for more details!
The Canadian Giant, ATi has been releasing a lot of information to media about the X1000 family of graphic cards. Does the X1800 family of graphic processor live up to all of the hype that has been spun around it? Today, we will take an insight on one of its family members, the X1800XL, from
We’ve just taken a look at the 6600 DDR2 from NVIDIA that was put out to match up against the ATi X1000 series of graphics chipsets. Now, we take a look at the 6800 GS, another gap filler pushed out to meet the competition. This one fits right in between the 6800 GT and standard
The GeForce 6600 series of GPUs have been capturing the mid-range segment of the graphics chipset market with their very competitive price/performance ratio. With the advent of ATi’s X1000 series of GPUs, the foot-hold NVIDIA has established in this part of the ladder starts to get shaky. The GDDR2 6600 cards is one of the
The 7800GTs has been the talk of the town since they were released about two weeks back, and here we are going to take a look at the latest offerings from Innovision, the Inno3D Geforce 7800GT 256MB.
Western Digital WD2500JD 250GB (7200rpm, 8MB) SATA hard drive is now going for S$ 199 if you are a ClubVR cardholder. Available now at Cybermind Computer House over this weekend from Aug 20th to 21st. Whilst stock last! ClubVR Details : http://www.vrforums.com/showthread.php?t=30417 Discuss here : http://www.vrforums.com/showthread.php?t=3218617
This week we bring you the latests findings, especially on the graphics scene. Included in this edition, the latest Geforce 7800 GTX cards that have touched down in Singapore as well as some extremely sweet bargins… Click here to find out more!
AOpen launches the most powerful next-generation VGA card, Aeolus 7800GTX-DVD256, built with NVIDIA’s "Full-Throttle Graphics processor". The new VGA card is driven by NVIDIA’s GeForce 7800GTX graphics processing unit (GPU), embedded with CineFX 4.0 engine. Aeolus 7800GTX-DVD256 delivers almost two times (2x) the shading power of previous generation products taking gaming performance to extreme levels.
VIA plans to promote PCs that will sell for close to $ 250 this fall in an attempt to gain ground in the consumer market. The Terra PC is a reference design created by Via that will be licensed to PC makers around the world. VIA will show off prototypes at the Computex trade show
ASUS today introduced the P5WD2 Premium motherboard based on the newly released Intel 955X chipset. To provide a computing solution that blends into users’ daily life, the all-new motherboard incorporated ASUS Intelligence (AI) features, which delivers enhancements in TV functions, wireless connection, noiseless cooling and automatic performance adjustment. Combined with support for the dual-core CPU