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
After officially cutting support for Windows 98 and Windows ME last week, Microsoft has unveiled a trimmed-down version of its flagship operating system dubbed Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs. Windows Fundamentals is based on the Service Pack 2 release of Windows XP Embedded, a spin-off of Windows XP Professional aimed at embedded devices. According to
After hitting Intel with antitrust lawsuits in Japan and the United States last year, AMD has made Europe its latest battleground with a new antitrust complaint in Germany. In this new complaint, AMD alleges that Intel made anticompetitive and illegal deals with German retailers. Similarly, in Japan, AMD accused Intel of paying off Japanese PC
Documents appropriated by HKEPC last month suggest Intel will ditch its “desktop CPU on server” strategy and introduce a new Xeon lineup for single-processor servers. The Chinese site has found additional evidence to bolster this report in the form of a roadmap for single-processor Xeon 3000-series processors. The roadmap says the following chips are due
ASUS P5N32-SLI SE motherboard will be the first NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16 MCP based motherboard shipping with support for Intel Core 2 Duo. This product will be available in the channel at the end of July. There are an assortment of NVIDIA nForce 500-based motherboards coming: An ECS 570 SLI motherboard that will have a
ATi’s X1600 range of graphics accelerators falls neatly into the midrange market for such hardware. According to the 21 year old Graphics Chipset maker, the 1600 range offers the best Cost to Performance ratio in the PC Graphics arena. What we have gotten our hands on today is the X1600 PRO from one of ATi’s
If you like to watch high definition video– and we mean really, really like to watch it– then Pioneer has a new 50-inch plasma on the market that promises unrivaled picture quality and realism — for a pretty steep price. We first heard of the Elite PureVision PRO-FHD1 back at CES in January, where we
HardOCP has been toying around with Nvidia’s latest WHQL Forceware release, the Forceware 91.31 and have realised that it is causing frequent crashes with Nvidia Nforce 570 and Intel 955X platforms. They have also tested the latest Forceware Beta 91.33 and it seems that the problems has been solved. The Forceware 91.33 can be obtained
Microsoft’s decision to delay Office 2007 last month appeared to foreshadow a similar fate for Vista, especially as CEO Steve Ballmer said in May the OS was on track to ship “early in the year”—omitting to reference the official January 2007 launch date. Bill Gates has now elaborated on the Vista launch situation with a