It is good to know when will your good old processor be phased out officially by Intel. As seen from the Product Lifecycle Roadmap, Core 2 Extreme QX9770 and QX9650 will reach EOL by Q2 ’09 while Core 2 Quad Q9450 and Q6700 will reach EOL by Q1 ’09. The good old Q6600 outlast the
NVIDIA announced that ASUS, EVGA, MSI, Gigabyte, and DFI, have all licensed NVIDIA® SLI® technology for their new lineup of motherboards designed to work with Intel Bloomfield CPUs and X58 chipsets. The addition of SLI to these motherboards and adoption by major OEMs including Dell and others means consumers will be able to harness the power
Intel will be updating their Montevina line-up with new mobile processors in Q2 ’09 with a Penryn based Core 2 Duo T9900 which tops 3.06GHz and a Core 2 Duo P8800 at 2.66GHz. However, Montevina Refresh Platform is going to be very short-lived as the new Calpella Platform will launch in Q3 ’09 made up
NVIDIA introduced its new accelerator for Adobe Creative Suite 4 software, the NVIDIA® Quadro CX. This card comes with 192 stream processors like the GeForce GTX 260 and 384-bit memory interface. It has a total of 1.5GB GDDR3 memories onboard. NVIDIA Quadro CX is available starting today, from leading resellers, e-tailers, and retailers, for $1,999 USD.
Intel P55 Express chipset codenamed Ibex Peak will be able to support mainstream LGA1160 quad-core Lynnfield and dual-core Havendale with integrated GPU in Q3 2009. It is a single chip solution known as Platform Controller Hub (PCH) that has all the I/O features of the ICH. Internally, Ibex Peak with Lynnfield/Havendale is known as Summitlake.
VR-Zone took a sneak peek at the upcoming Radeon HD 4830 card from MSI. We have already told you that this card has 640 SPs and run on 256-bit memory interface. MSI Radeon HD 4830 card is clocked at 575MHz core and 1800MHz memory. This card has 8 Samsung K4J52324QH-HJ1A GDDR3 memory chips rated at
Ever since we got our hands on the 180.10 Forceware drivers, we were wondering whether it will be what Nvidia has been talking about, the “Big Bang II”. “Big Bang II” drivers has thus far, rumoured to enable SLI with multi monitor support. Has it been implemented in this first set of 180 Forceware drivers? The answer is yes, they have
Lian-Li has launched the PC-9 midi-tower. Standing at 209 x 435 x 488mm with removable front panel around front bezels consisting of 5x 5.25” bays which can support all your ODD needs, while the lower part of the front bezel has an integrated HDD Hot swappable SATA cage with a front facing securely lockable door. The HDD
ASUS has introduced a range of self-designed version graphics cards comprising the latest EAH4870 DK and EN9800GTX+ DK Series. They come equipped with the Dark Knight Fansink that delivers extreme cooling and low noise-levels. The inclusion of the EMI Shield, DIP Spring Chokes, LF PAK MOS, and Japan-made Solid Capacitors will allow users extreme performance
The Nokia N96 is the latest multimedia Smartphone in the popular N series range and boasts powerful entertainment features – mobile TV, 5-megapixel camera, 16GB internal memory and N-Gage gaming.
The feature packed Playon! DVR is an interesting product for the next-generation consumer that bridges the gap between downloaded multimedia content and the living room HDTV.
ASUS today launched the ASUS Bamboo Series notebook, a groundbreaking bamboo-clad product that is truly green throughout every phase of its life – from its conception, production and use to its eventual recycling and disposal. The ultra slim ASUS Bamboo Series notebook is currently available in two versions: a 12.1” model that weighs 1.57kg and
This Synology DS207+ NAS server may look a little small but it is big on features for small businesses and corporate users. Features include: Advanced Data Protection, Windows ADS Authentication and even a Web Server.
2008 marks the 3rd year in running for World GameMaster Tournament (WGT) – one of the world’s largest gaming tournament which aims to nurture budding gamers and at the same time, provide the professional gamers with a platform to pit their skills amongst one another. The WGT Singapore 2008 Finals will kick off at Games
With a whopping 24.6-megapixels, Sony’s Alpha 900 sets new standards for high resolution D-SLR’s that is sure to fulfill the demanding needs of fashion, wildlife, and nature photographers.
BFG announced GeForce® GTX 260 MAXCORE™ graphics cards in three factory overclocked versions; OC, OC2, and OCX. BFG’s GeForce GTX 260 MAXCORE graphics cards boast 216 processing cores—24 more cores than a standard GeForce GTX 260. The BFG GeForce® GTX 260 OC, OC2, and OCX MAXCORE graphics cards will be available at leading online and
NOX /Nitrous Oxide/ A gas when used as an additive to boost the performance of a standard gasoline combustion engine. The performance level of this Zepto is gassed up with the Montenvina CPU and nVidia 9600GT 512MB DDR3 graphics card. Also, sometimes referred to as laughing gas…this is no notebook to be laughed at.
AMD today announced two new workstation products; ATI FirePro V8700 and FirePro V3750. V8700 comes with 1GB frame buffer memory and has 800 shader units while V3750 features 256 MB of frame buffer memory with 320 shader processing units. The new ATI FirePro™ V8700 and ATI FirePro™ V3750 are expected to being shipping in fourth
VR-Zone brings you the coverage on the Kingston Hyper Race Go-Kart event kicked off over the last weekend with 10 lucky participants picked from the previous week draw.
Sony Launches Cyber-shot Cameras DSC-T77 and DSC-T700; they are touted as the world’s slimmest digital still camera incorporating Optical Steadyshot. The DSC-700 comes pre-configured with 4GB of RAM and photo management software. The last unit, the DSC-T500 features the latest ability to bring a HD video ready camera into the compact Cyber-Shot.