w0mbat in our forums has something nice for us again and this time round he brought us RV630 and RV610 cards. There are some misconceptions that the top card is a R600XT card, which is in fact a RV630XT card. It has 128-bit memory interface and supports GDDR4 in 256/512MB configurations. It requires an additional
To offer users the best video and audio performance from their original media sources, ASUS has released the new range of HDMI Interfaced motherboards with HDCP compliancy – the ASUS M2A-VM HDMI motherboard. The ASUS M2A-VM HDMI motherboard also supports High-Bandwidth Digital-Content Protection (HDCP). The ASUS M2A-VM HDMI motherboard also provides support for with multiple
VR-Zone brings you a pre-CeBIT coverage before it is even officially opened. Check out what’s installed for you over at ASUS, ABIT, MSI, Gigabyte, Foxconn, ECS booths.
Intel is preparing to sample a 90-nm 128-Mbit phase change memory to customers in the first half of 2007. Mass production could begin before the end of 2007. The 128-Mbit had demonstrated … wait… that’s not what we’re talking about! Yes please, give me the REAL Phase Change RAMs!
Core Model Speed TDP Barcelona (Socket AM2+, Quad Core, 2MB L3 Shared, HT 3.0) Opteron 1270SE 2.5GHz 120W Opteron 1268SE 2.3GHz 120W Opteron 1266 2.1GHz 95W Agena FX (Socket 1207+, Quad Core, 2MB L3 Shared, HT 3.0) Athlon 64 FX 2500? 2.5GHz 120W Agena (Socket AM2+, Quad Core, 2MB L3 Shared, HT 3.0) Athlon 64
According to X-bit, NVIDIA new SDK 10 which was released just last week includes CG profiles as Fragment50, Vertex50, Geometry50 which means it supports architecture micro-code profiles for Pixel Shaders 5.0, Vertex Shaders 5.0 and Geometry Shaders 5.0. The inclusion of the architecture micro-code inside a compiler indicates that NVIDIA foresees the arrival of Shader
ASUS P5NT WS is built on the NVIDIAC55+MCP55PXE chipset structure which supports a LGA775 Socket for running Intel Dual-core™/Quad-core™ CPUs and two NVIDIA SLI graphic cards with Dual x16 speeds on the same platform. This allows the user to enjoy the best CPU and graphics for the system build. The ASUS P5NT WS motherboard is
IBM has begun producing a new, 65nm version of the Cell Broadband Engine at IBM’s state-of-the-art East Fishkill, New York microchip production facility. In addition to serving as the digital heartbeat of Sony Computer Entertainment’s PLAYSTATION 3, the chip also appears in IBM’s BladeCenter servers.
Intel is going to shave off around 70% off their Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.4GHz, 1066FSB) price in Q3, pushing Quad Core into the mainstream by second half of this year. The current price for Q6600 stood at $ 851 and Intel is going to lower it to $ 530 on Apr 22nd. By Q3,
AMD hasn’t been rolling out any desktop chipsets ever since their 750/760MP/MPX chipsets, and it’s about fine time that they made an attempt at the chipset market again. VR-Zone brings you an in-depth article of AMD’s latest chipset, the AMD 690G in Biostar’s context, the Biostar TA690G. THe 690G consists of a RS690 Northbridge and
The game development industry is currently in the middle of one of the biggest transitions in its history with the introduction of Microsoft DirectX 10. To help the development community transition quickly to DirectX 10, NVIDIA today introduced a definitive new platform for advanced game development. The core of this platform is a new development
The game development industry is currently in the middle of one of the biggest transitions in its history with the introduction of Microsoft DirectX 10. To help the development community transition quickly to DirectX 10, NVIDIA today introduced a definitive new platform for advanced game development. The platform also consists of: NVIDIA GeForce® 8 Series
Futuremark Corporation, developers of 3DMark, the worldwide standard in advanced 3D game performance benchmarking, went live today with the beta version of YouGamers, the World’s First Intelligent Gamer Website. YouGamers (www.YouGamers.com) is a new destination site for PC gamers offering original game content, previews, gaming industry news, exclusive interviews, and full game reviews. In Version
Kingmax is ready with DDR2-1066 512MB/1GB Mars series memory modules to leverage these computing advances. Utilizing Nanya chips, which are inherently high quality and comparable with Micron D9 chips, and backed with eight years of experience in BGA packaging, each of Kingmax DDR2-1066 512MB/1GB Mars series memory modules is shipped at close to 10% overclocking
In just a few weeks previous, there were about 4 different models of NVIDIA 680i SLI motherboards in the market – the reference boards used by EVGA, Inno3D, Biostar, etc, the IN9 32x MAX from abit, the GA-N680SLI-DQ6 from Gigabyte, the Striker Extreme and P5N32-E from ASUS. The latest addition to this list is the
Info-Tek released today its GECUBE X1950XT X series for the PCI-Express 16X Lane. The GECUBE X1950XT X series PCI-E also uses the ATI Radeon R580+ chip matched to 512MB of GDDR3 memory. Added to the mix is GECUBE’s copper Turbo Extreme Silent Fan with reduced air resistance, improved heat dissipation and lower noise.
NVIDIA unveiled a new line of professional graphics solutions: NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600, Quadro FX 5600, and NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS Model IV. Armed with the largest increase in GPU power and functionality to date, these solutions are designed to help solve the world’s most complex professional graphics challenges. NVIDIA Quadro solutions are widely available
Creative today announced an innovative partnership with California Fitness to bring X-Fi quality music to all fitness enthusiasts during their workouts at California Fitness Clubs in Singapore. From March 2007, the Creative Xmod will be installed in all 4 California Fitness Clubs located at Orchard Road, Raffles Place, Bugis Junction and Novena Square. As part
We have just recieved an interesting package from Silverstonetek, containing their latest Olympia 1KW Power Supply Unit. Featuring a 80a continuous output (88a Peak), This PSU is definitely one contender to look out for in the high end market.
w0mbat in our forums has found the following information in the latest Forceware drivers for Vista : NVIDIA_G80.DEV_0191.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX" NVIDIA_G80.DEV_0193.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS" NVIDIA_G80.DEV_0194.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra" NVIDIA_G80.DEV_019E.1 = "NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600" NVIDIA_G84.DEV_0400.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS" NVIDIA_G84.DEV_0402.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT" NVIDIA_G86.DEV_0421.1 =