Today, we take a look at ASUS’ Chilly Vent Lux CPU cooler. Designed exclusively for AMD’s Socket 939, the Chilly Vent Lux features dual heat pipes, and is claimed to offer high performance and silence at the same time. It even offers a colourful green and white fan to boot!
The upcoming RV 570 and RV560 chips and the cards based on them, branded as Radeon X1950 PRO and X1650 XT, will have these internal Crossfire connectors which we have showed you the picture back in June. ATI’s connector works both ways unlike NVIDIA SLI connector as it will offer increased bandwidth between multiple cards.
Kingston Technology today announced the launch of 1GB microSD expansion memory cards to further enhance its growing line of mobile memory solutions. The increased capacity and format is essential for users of current and next-generation multifunction mobile phones that require more memory to support advanced features including MP3 players, video, higher-resolution cameras and mobile gaming.
The newest Radeon X1950PRO and Radeon X1650XT will be releasing on October 17th. Radeon X1950PRO, codename RV570 has 12 Pixel Shader pipelines, 36 Pixel Shader processors, and 256Bit memory controller. It is clocked at 600MHz with 1.4GHz GDDR3 memory. Radeon X1950 Pro is expected to be available in mid October, and priced between USD$ 199
After successful rounds of preliminaries at SMU and Ngee Ann Poly which took place last month, the gamers who qualify from the universities, polytechnics, junior colleges and secondary schools are set to meet in the WGT National Finals taking place current at Funan DigitaLife Mall from 4th to 10th September 2006. Certainly the first 5
KODE5 South East Asia Regional Qualifier has finally kicked off last month at Singapore leading IT center, Funan DigitaLife Mall where the top placing team of Counter-Strike 1.6 and top player of Warcraft III: Frozen Throne will represent South East Asia to compete against the best from other regions around the world.
ATi made a dash for the high-end segment of the Video Card market with their recently announced ATi X1950XTX. NVIDIA did not exactly follow suit but just about 2 weks later, we are looking at and reviewing their latest addition to the GeForce 7 series family of Graphics Cards, the GeForce 7900GS- A Card built
It has been a while since we last did an in-depth test on DFI LAN Party Motherboards. Their previous motherboard based on the Intel 975X chipset, the DFI Infinity 975X offered great performance but had trouble keeping up with the rest of the pack in terms of overclocking of the Front Side Bus Speed, a
We take a look at 3 waterproof SD cards from INX of Japan. Besides being waterproof, 2 of these are also from the YouSD series, which touts USB connectivity without the need for any additional devices! How do they perform, and can they survive water torture?
ATi held its Tech Day in Singapore in sync with the launch of it’s new flagship Graphics Card, the X1950 XTX. The X1650 Pro and X1300XT were also announced at the event.
ASUS WGT preliminaries is now taking place at Singapore Management University (SMU) Business Faculty from August 22nd to 24th 2006. VR-Zone check out the gaming scene there and of course the Tech Babes of SMU.
IT.Com.CN has gotten some powerpoint slides with information on NVIDIA’s upcoming 7950GT and 7900GS. Targetted to launch in mid-September at USD$ 299, the 7950GT features a 550MHz core clock, 700MHz Memory clock, 512MB of graphics Memory, and the same single slot cooling soultion used on current 7900GTs. Slated to fight against ATi’s upcoming RV570, it
As petroleum pricing continues to rocket into the invisible dimension of infinity, the price to pay for power is becoming ridiculous to behold. Thinking about jumping to a less power-consuming platform? The Gigabyte GA-8I945GMMFY-RH is here to save the day!
Kingston Technology Company today announced its new line of Personal Media Players (PMPs). With its highly stylized design and ultra-slim form factor, K-PEX (Kingston Personal Entertainment eXperience) allows users to watch videos, listen to music, play video games and store/view photographs. The Kingston K-PEX is currently available in the North America, Latin America and Asia/Pacific
The ASUS P5W DH Deluxe is definitely a motherboard targeted at the enthusiasts. It looks good, performs well and offers quite a fair bit of overclocking features. Like a free-lance artist roaming the streets, I took my drawing pencil, this time round to the P5W DH.
Futuremark, the leader in making 3D Benchmarks, has just opened up the floodgates to allow users to publish their Intel Core 2 Duo results. We have ran SLI @ x16 x16 with Intel Core 2 Duo and published some orthodorx SLI results using Futuremark Approved Drivers. Interesting results from a chipset you have not seen
Zalman showcased their new, soon to arrive in market, watercooling kit Reserator 2 at the recent Comptex in Taipei 1 month ago. As usual the highlight of this watercooling kit from Zalman is golden silence. We have just received a sample of this, but you won’t be seeing a single fan inside so “fan” fans
NVIDIA Corporation today announced that many of the world’s leading system builders have elected to launch new enthusiast gaming Intel Core 2 Duo-based systems exclusively with NVIDIA SLI technology. The Intel Core 2 Duo processor combined with an NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16 or NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI or 570 SLI-based motherboard and one, two, or
AMD and ATI today announced plans to join forces in a transaction valued at approximately $ 5.4 billion. The combination will create a processing powerhouse by bringing AMD’s technology leadership in microprocessors together with ATI’s strengths in graphics, chipsets and consumer electronics. The result: A new and more formidable company, determined to drive growth, innovation
Intel’s Santa Rosa platform is shaping up to be quite a technology tour de force. We already know that Santa Rosa will feature Robson technology which incorporates flash memory into the motherboard to increase application performance and decrease boot/resume times. Santa Rosa will also feature a new network chip called Kedron. Kedron will have full