Notice that the GIGABYTE GA-H55N-USB3 becomes a better CPU overclocking platform when Load Line Calibration is disabled? We investigate why, and show you how to maximise your overclocks with a simple modification, or two.
We may love to pull the old ‘My-printer-ran-out-of-ink’ line as a convenient bluff to delay a deadline, but it seems the this excuse’s days are numbered with the rapid advancement of inkjet technology. And with Epson announcing six new inkjet printers which boast much greater efficiency and productivity in a launch event held on 12
Gainward has announced its GeForce GT 430 graphics card, based on NVIDIA’s GF108 chipset. The GeForce GT 430 is clocked at 700MHz core and 1600MHz (effective) memory, and goes up against ATI’s Radeon HD 5570 and HD 5550.
Google generally does not attempt to filter out adult content on its Android Marketplace, but this screenshot of a ‘Porn’ tab on the Samsung Galaxy Tab will probably have some conservative customers doing a double take. However, it is not a cause for concern: after all, looks can be deceiving.
The BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 smartphone is the first Curve series device to support 3G. The 9300 although targeted at the budget-conscious, sports excellent messaging and push mail, as well as multimedia and social networking features. VR-Zone.com checks out the new BlackBerry to see how good it really is.
Today, Microsoft unveiled the highly anticipated controller-free gaming, the Xbox 360 Kinect, which will be available in Singapore mid next month. VR-Zone was invited to the launch and had the opportunity to try out some of the games.
Most of us are on social network sites, like Facebook, these days. While it is nice to be connected to friends and family, and share your personal thoughts, likes and dislikes, it can be disastrous if something you said are not meant to be heard by others. Facebook has recently introduced some new features including sorting friends in different groups. This means you can
An unnamed Radeon HD 6000 series card has been pictured at Chiphell. Kind of, anyway, as half of the card has been cropped out. The first thing worth noticing is a somewhat bland, boxy, yet elegant, cooler, with a massive fan. The card also seems to be fairly long – around the same length as
With Google Goggles app, you can take pictures with your mobile phone and it will search the web for information. Its handy especially if you need help to identify certain landmarks or product barcodes. While the Google Goggles app is offered on Android phones, the search engine giant has recently released it for the Apple iPhone.
Word has it that AMD is having trouble getting a substantial amount of GPUs ready owing to yield issues. Thus, the Radeon HD 6000 Series is expected to be delayed all the way into November. At the same time, NVIDIA claims that it is ready to counter AMD’s next-generation with its current arsenal of Fermi-based
The Palit GeForce GTS 450 Low Profile Edition 1GB graphics card is a hot contender for HTPC builds, with support for DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD bitstreaming over HDMI. Lacklustre performance is often associated with half-height cards; will the Palit dispel such perceptions? Check it out in VR-Zone.com‘s exclusive!
NVIDIA’s next, and possibly final, GF10x chip, the GF108 has been listed on European e-tail. The listing is at Austrian store BA-Computer, with a Gigabye variant going for €73. Interestingly, the card is listed as “GTS430″, though this is most likely to be a typo. It is also an OC variant, which means the reference
ASUS has announced their new O!Play HD2 Media Player, which is touted to be the world’s first such device to sport a USB 3.0 interface for faster data transfers. In addition to the greatly improved transfer speeds brought about by the introduction of USB 3.0, the O!Play HD2 also comes with various other enhancements for
The Dell tablet was showed off briefly by company’s chief executive, Michael Dell, at the Oracle conference a week ago and from various news sources, it looks like Dell will be launching their 7-inch Android tablet in the next couple of weeks.
LG Korea has announced their new laptop that claims to be the world’s first to offer near Full HD 3D experience to the users. Shipped with polarized glasses, the LG A510 will be available in Asia, Middle East, South America and Africa next month.
Nokia Singapore has announced the X3 Touch and Type smartphones which, from it name, allows users to tap on its touchscreen, as well as having a keypad for typing their messages. It is available now at S$295 without mobile subsidies.
A PCinlife forum member has leaked what is purported to be a chart comparing the specifications of Radeon HD 5700/5800 series to the upcoming Radeon HD 6700 series. The latest leak suggests a massive upgrade from the HD 5700 series. Codenamed Barts XT, the HD 6770 features 320 VLIW-4 shader clusters, i.e. 1280 SP. It
The iPhone 4 was officially made available in China just two days ago, and now it seems that the number of phones are unable to meet consumer demand, according to reports. The company says it will increase the supply as soon as possible and customers should check online or with their stores on the availability.
The poster behind most of the Northern Islands series leaks, including pictures of Barts XT, Napoleon of Chiphell, has revealed rough performance details for both Barts cards. Both cards are ready and running, with the Barts XT outperforming Radeon HD 5850 and Barts PRO outperforming GTX 460 (presumably 1GB version). These are both significant improvements
Billy May, a Mozilla designer, has come up with a futuristic concept phone that comes with 8-megapixel camera, dual pico projectors, embedded Bluetooth dongle and features wireless charging. Called Seabird, the phone has an unusual shape though it looks stylish overall.