Following up on previously leaked specifications, Chinese website eNet has filled in some missing information – notably TDP and TMU count. The TDP of GeForce GTX 580 is at 244W, slightly lower than the GeForce GTX 480. The texture fillrate had been viewed by many as one of the bottlenecks for GF100, and eNet reports
GIGABYTE, well-known amongst enthusiasts for its motherboards and graphic cards, has announced the Sumo 5112 full tower enclosure, further expanding its product portfolio.
GALAXY has announced a new GeForce GTX 460 1GB graphics card, but with a white printed circuit board (PCB) this time round. Besides having a white PCB, this GTX 460 will be stuffed with high-grade components and is expected to have a pretty high operating frequency straight out of the box.
A purported specifications table for NVIDIA’s upcoming GeForce GTX 480 has leaked, courtesy IT168.com. The GeForce GTX 580 features 512 SP, mostly likely arranged in 16 SMs of 32 SP each. This marks a 7% increase in shader count over the GTX 480. The core clock is 772 MHz, with shaders clocked at 1544 MHz,
ASUS continues its lead in high performance optical storage devices for home / high-end professional storage environments with the release of its SBW-06C1S-U Blu-ray writer.
The RevoDrive family gets its edge by eliminating the SATA II (3Gbps) bottleneck and leveraging a PCIe x4 interface to exploit the full potential of current flash technology. Like the original RevoDrive, the X2 uses an onboard RAID 0 design, but it also employs four SandForce-1200 controllers versus two in the original to maximize data
Razer, leading manufacturer of high-end precision gaming and lifestyle peripherals, has announced the Anansi, targeting MMO gamers. Measuring 515 x 190 x 22mm, the keyboard features seven thumb modifier keys below the space bar, more than 100 programmable Hyperesponse keys, on-the-fly macro recording, 20 gaming profiles, one-button profile switching, five additional gaming keys, 6 million
Think that DSL is dead now that fiber optic broadband is on the way to becoming mainstream? Think again. Apparently, researchers over at Nokia Siemens have developed a new system that is supposedly capable of boosting DSL speeds at levels close to gigabit-levels. Now, the only question is how many of us will still be
In early 2009 Garmin and ASUS entered a partnership to co-develop the Garmin-ASUS navigation smartphones. And it looks like the collaboration is ending in January 2011 as Garmin has decided to pull out from the mobile phone market. Update: Official news release to change the current co-brand business modelinside.
Mac users can enjoy the latest full-featured Microsoft Office for Mac 2011. Microsoft Singapore today unveiled the latest office software – Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook – as well as a new Arc Touch mouse. The stylish Arc Touch mouse can be flatten for portability and popped up for use. Updated: Office for Mac 2011 available now, pricing unveiled!
If you are planning to get the Sony PSP Go this Christmas, here’s a piece of good news. The Japanese company is lowering the price of the handheld game console by 37%, meaning the new retail price will be around US$199 from its launch price of US$249.
Who says ebooks aren’t suitable for kids? Well, Barnes & Noble is launching Nook Kids for children aged 3 to 8 years old. According to the largest book retailer in the United States, the digital collection will consist of more than 12,000 books including picture books and novels.
The Radeon HD 6800 Series is the first of AMD’s second-generation DirectX 11 graphics cards to be released. We have with us the Radeon HD 6870 and HD 6850 from ASUS and XFX. How do they fare against the HD 5850, HD 5870 and NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 460?
According to Digitimes’ sources, Nvidia’s early 2011 refresh GF110 is expected to outperform the current flagship GeForce GTX 480 by about 20%. Rumoured to be branded the GeForce GTX 580, GF110 is not a next-gen product, but rather a tweak of the current GF100 chip. It is rumoured to be announced / previewed / paper-launched
Last week marked the official launch of the Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system and LG was one of the makers to introduce their smartphone based on this platform. We at VR-Zone managed to get our hands on the LG Optimus 7 and see if the Windows Phone 7 has what it takes to take on the competition.
Official press slides pertaining to the Radeon HD 6800 series has been leaked on Chiphell. The slides reveal the specifications and features of the Radeon HD 6850/6870. The Radeon HD 6800 cards are based on Barts, with 1.7 billion transistors an a die size of 255 mm2. It features a tweaked architecture with a reconfigured
AMD has demonstrated a working silicon of the Llano APU at TFE 2010. The demonstrations included Aliens vs Predator and a high-definition played back smoothly despite running a DirectCompute celestial body simulation and HyperPi. The APU demonstrated looks to be a notebook version, cooled only be a two-pipe blower type heatsink. More next page…
Dirt 2 and Battleforge (both DX11 titles) benchmarks have been leaked at PCOnline Forums (originating from PCZilla BBS), comparing the upcoming Radeon HD 6850/6870 cards to their likely competitors – the GTX 460. Both titles were previously believed to favour the Nvidia cards, thanks to its stronger tessellation performance. However, it is clear that AMD
Good news for Android users! The popular game, Angry Birds, which was recently announced as a beta version on the Google mobile platform, is now available as a full version. No, we aren’t talking about the US$0.99 price you have to pay; the full version of Angry Birds is available free.
Turkish website Donanimhaber claim to have go their hands on official information regarding AMD’s imminent release of Radeon HD 6850. After months of speculation, Donanimhaber reports that the Radeon HD 6850 is Barts Pro, after all, instead of Cayman Pro like initially expected. It will feature 800 SP, half of Cypress and the same as