NVIDIA has released a new driver today specifically for GeForce GTX 590 but not much information has been revealed. However, we suspect that it might somehow relate to the recent incidents of their flagship cards going up in smoke. NVIDIA has urged their partners to dump their few days old driver CD loaded with
As far as notebooks go, Lenovo’s ThinkPad range is considered the most reliable and hard wearing out there, but far from the best looking notebooks. The ThinkPad Edge tried to change this perception but didn’t really go far enough. Now Lenovo has announced its latest addition to the ThinkPad Edge series, the E420s and
The release of NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 550 Ti prompted several rumours regarding AMD's response. DonanimHaber is now reporting that AMD is all prepared to release a direct competitor – Radeon HD 6790 – later this week, on March 31st.
Crysis. The game that made mainstream rigs come to a cripple back in 2007. Its lush graphics and physics that boast "realism" remains as a visual and performance benchmark for today's games and hardware. We find out if Crysis 2 is worth the bang for the buck for the hardcore gamer in you.
Judge Wood probably checked his calendar to see if what he just heard was an April fools' day joke before calling the claim "beyond absurd". The 13 record companies currently suing peer-to-peer filesharing service Limewire have estimated…
Gamers and Overclockers, you’re in luck as ASUS’s new offering, the Republic of Gamers Rampage III Black edition is here to stay.
Sweclockers has discovered that when using the supposingly press driver for GeForce GTX 590, the card overheats and burns during a 3DMark11 run at a slightly overclocked and overvolted condition. This certainly got NVIDIA scrambling to come up with a new driver revision just a day before launch. More juicy info included.
In this roundup, we are going to test two of TRENDnet's latest Wireless-N routers, the TEW-691GR 450Mbps wireless router and the TEW-673GRU 300Mbps dual-band wireless router.
Another day, another media player shows up in VR-Zone's office, where it sits on my desk awaiting its judgement in the form of a review. And this time, it is A.C. Ryan's Playon!HD2 which will be in the hot seat. How well will it fare when put to the test? We shall see.
Earlier today we attended an MSI launch event in Taipei where the company unveiled its new CX640 notebook alongside second generation Core i platform upgrades two a few other models. One thing that struck us is that MSI has added USB 3.0 connectivity across all of the new and upgraded models which is something that
Plantronics has announced their new limited edition M100i Bluetooth headset which sports a stylish, ultra-slim and lightweight design. It is available now at Apple stores till 18 April.
Yesterday we got to spend some time with three new second generation Core i processor notebooks from Fujitsu at a press event in Taipei, namely the Lifebook LH531, A531 and NH751. We did of course snap a few pictures of the new machines and a model or two just because. So let’s take a closer
In today's news roundup: Intel has declared that it will continue to maintain development on the IA64 architecture, even after Oracle dismissed the platform as one that is about to reach EOL status soon; DRAM contract prices are slated to increase by some 3% in 2H March; Sprint announces HTC EVO 3D smartphone and EVO
What would we be without company roadmaps? Thanks to Fujitsu we now have the first confirmed customer roadmap featuring Intel’s upcoming Patsburg chipset for its LGA-2011 processors and that it’s destined for a Q4 launch this year, if anyone had any doubts about it. On the roadmap it’s listed as “Romley” which is Intel’s codename
Clones of popular consumer electronic devices are usually available at a dime a dozen, especially when China has got anything to do about it. That being said, one common feature about cloned devices is that they often bear an uncanny semblance to the original product in terms of design, right? Well, it seems that this
Details of what is said to be future VAIO notebooks from Sony have turned up online and if they turn out to be true, we have a couple of rather unusual and intriguing products to look forward to from Sony later this year. Apparently Sony is not only working on a Chrome notebook powered
Designed for professional users, the new ASUS P6X58-E WS workstation motherboard is based on the tested-and-proven Intel X58 Express chipset. Notable features include dual Intel Gigabit LAN, an NVIDIA NF200 bridge chip, USB 3.0 and ASUS-exclusive Xtreme Phase 16+2 power delivery and EPU energy saving optimizations. The new board ships with the ASUS '24X24' pledge
Notebooks with Intel's second generation of Core i processors are slowly starting to trickle out to retailers and today we found an unannounced model from Toshiba on sale online. The model is the Satellite L750 which appears to be a replacement model for the current Satellite L650. It's a consumer model that should end up
To round up this week's news: Review of the Kingston HyperX PC3-2133 CL9 memory modules; Foxconn NT-535 has a volume of just 0.6 of a litre, but it can handle HD streaming and playback; Dell has introduced the Inspiron R Series Of Notebooks ; The world's first LTE phone, the HTC Thunderbolt, is now officially available from Verizon;
LEPA, subsidiary of Ecomaster, is preparing to release its N-Series and W-Series non-modular PSUs, targeting mainstream users and gamers. The N-Series, comprising 400W, 500W and 600W variants, feature active PFC, one 12V rail, 120mm PWM fans for cooling, and various protections circuits (Over Power, Over Voltage, Over Current, Short-Circuit, and Brown Out).