The GIGABYTE GA-G1975X displays good overclocking potential but is greatly limited by CPU core voltage issues. The CPU voltage drops a lot under load, and this greatly impacts the overclocking on this board. Fear not though, we have tried to perfect this board with a simple core voltage modification.
Sapphire’s plunge into the motherboard market makes them yet another choice to choose from for hardware enthusiasts. Today, we scrutinise a motherboard from Sapphire that fuses one of the most hyped-up technology of 2005 with some old school DDR RAMs using Intel’s LGA processors to crunch the bits-and-bytes.
Say hello to the first dual Radeon video card! GeCube has sent word that the company has officially announced its Dual Radeon X1600 Gemini video card. The card is the first of its kind to feature two Radeon GPUs on a single PCB. NVIDIA is certainly no stranger to multiple GPU PCBs, but these multi-GPU
The DFI Venus is really a premium board targeted at fans, not just of overclocking, but of the DFI brand name. Through a series of LAN Party motherboards, DFI has built for themselves a huge fan base among the enthusiasts. We take a look at this limited edition board from them, named Venus…
Engadget has a scoop about the latest Dell 24 inch monitor showing up on Dell Japan’s site. The new 2407WFP is the successor to the popular 2405WFP, but with added functionally and improvement on the specifications area. The 2407WFP would support HDCP, 1000:1 contast ratio, 6ms response time, a 4 in 1 card reader, and
This weekly article would fill you in with the latest product arrivals. This week, we’ll be looking at NVIDIA’s latest line of 7600GT and 7900 family of cards. Also included, a closer look at the XBOX 360 console!
IT SHOW 2006 returns as the largest exhibition ever held in Singapore, by occupying three full levels of the Suntec City Exhibition Centre, taking 7 halls and more than 270,000 square feet of space. VR-Zone brings you the full coverage!
On top of our in-depth reviews of the newly launched 7900 and 7600 series of GPUs, we have also looked into the voltage regulation on each of these cards and we bring to the overclocking community the first Voltage modifications guide in the world for these cards! For the 7600GT all you need is a
NVIDIA announced a bunch of very interesting products over at NVIDIA’s 6th Annual Editor’s day held at Santa Clara on the 28th of February 2006. The theme this year is Extreme High Definition (HD) gaming so let’s take a look at NVIDIA’s take on this and their range of new products to make this a
A little late in posting this, but our forum member Jason, going by the nick of Qwerty57 has taken the 3D Mark 05 crown with a score of 19,886 with an ATi X1900XT Cross-Fire setup. A huge congratulations to the world-class overclocker! For more details on his record and setup, please refer to this forum
We reviewed the recently launched ASUS A8R32 MVP based on the new RD580 chipset just recently. It is a great platform to overclock on, but for extreme overclocking conditions, some simple hardware modifications may help you break that personal-best record of yours…
We reviewed the relatively new NVIDIA 7800GS AGP a short while ago. It is definitely a very overclockable card by just bumping the speeds up using software means. However, seasoned users may want to unlock the overclocking potential of this card further with hard mods to enable more voltage and current for the card. Now,
After being battered by a trio of watercooling kits we are back at getting wet. This time round we find a kit from Cool-Trek, associated with the largest subglacial Lake in Antarctica. Will it cool that very well? Read on!
If you think shelling out tens of thousands for a Vertu phone is ridiculous, try this! In line for the Oscars, Kodak made a few special cameras just for the Best Actress nominees. These special verions of the Kodak Easyshare V570, comes with studded diamonds on the housing of the camera, in the shape of
The ATi RD580 chipset promises to deliver faster performance than it’s previous gen RD480 with it’s dual x16 PCI Express lanes, compared to dual x8 lanes that the RD480 is capped at. It will be interesting to see how the ASUS A8R32 MVP on the RD580 chipset will fare against the motherboards running the slightly
Market Segment Q2 ’05 H2 ’05 Q1 ’06 Q2 ’06 Enthusiast R480 (130nm) X850 XT PE / X850 XT R520 (90nm) X1800 XT / X1800 XL R580 (90nm) X1900 XTX / X1900 XT R580 (90nm) X1900 XL R520 (90nm) X1800 GTO Performance R423 (130nm) X800 XT PE / X800 XT R430 (110nm) X800 XL /
NVIDIA today reported financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006 and the fiscal year ended January 29, 2006. Revenue for the fiscal year ended January 29, 2006 was a record $ 2.38 billion, compared to revenue of $ 2.01 billion for the fiscal year ended January 30, 2005. "Fiscal 2006 was a milestone
Seagate announced the newest member of its diverse CE product portfolio, the Seagate ST1.3 Series 12GB 1-inch hard drive. With a footprint 23% smaller, 50% more storage capacity, and 30% less power consumption than Seagate’s current 1-inch hard drive, the ST1.3 Series also offers a new optional drop sensor for increased robustness, delivering the features
NVIDIA unveiled the NVIDIA GoForce 5500 handheld graphics processing unit (GPU)—the industry’s first handheld GPU to enable true, fluid digital TV, high-fidelity surround sound, rapid multi-shot photography, and console-class 3D graphics. For many years, these capabilities have been the domain of function-specific devices such as the home entertainment system, the digital still camera, or the
Looking for a simple and affordable all in one solution to a home entertainment PC system? Well the growing trend for appetite such as this is towards the IGP mainboards. On this platform, consumers save on the cost of getting a graphics card that can perform TV-out with HDTV capabilities. Based on the rather new