We have in our labs today the XFX GeForce 9800 GTX and GX2 Black Edition cards. XFX calls the Black Cards ‘family jewels unlocked and overclocked’. Let’s check out how they fare against heavyweights like the GeForce 8800 GTX and 9800 GX2.
ASUS today launched the world´s first VGA and multimedia docking station – the ASUS ROG (Republic of Gamer) XG Station. The XG Station is also bundled with the EN8600GT/HTDP/256M graphics card, and equipped with an Express Card interface – seamlessly integrating notebook computing with powerful PC graphical power. It also incorporates 4 USB 2.0 ports
The M70S desktop-replacement notebook is ASUS’ latest entertainment brainchild. Equipped with a Blu-ray drive and a 1080p-capable display, will this semi-portable notebook tickle your fancy? Read on to find out.
Intel plans to release two new quad cores, Q9650 and Q9400 in Q3 ’08 at $ 530 and $ 266 respectively. As such, Q9550 pricing will be lowered from $ 530 to $ 316 and Q6600 will be further lowered from $ 224 to $ 203. Intel also plans to release two new Core 2
Quad CrossFire, Quad SLI and Triple SLI are some of the terms that we are hearing these days about graphics technology. What about Triple CrossFire? Today, we will be checking out the ASUS Trinity, a tri-CrossFire solution featuring three Radeon HD 3850 MXM on a big-ass watercooled piece of silicon. How will this unique piece
The enthusiasts have been waiting for Intel’s latest chipset revision, the P45 Express chipset with glee. Codenamed “Eaglelake”, the P45 promises a 1600MHz FSB update and a PCI-E 2.0 refresh. Read on to find out more about the features, while we work hard on overclocking and benchmarking the board.
Our friends from CHW has taken a snapshot on the upcoming desktop variant of the EeePC from ASUS. Known as the Eee BOX B202, it is using Intel Atom processor with 945 chipset, 1GB DDR2 memories, 80GB hard drive and runs on Linux. ASUS is slated to unveil it over at Computex in June.
Inno3D today has introduced i-Chill GeForce 9800GTX with Accelero Xtreme cooler from Arctic Cooling. The cooler comes with triple fan cooling and 5 heatpipes that allows the card to be clocked at 720MHz core and 2300MHz memory.
Creative today announced the Creative Sound Blaster® X-Fi® Surround 5.1, the first USB 2.0 audio solution that provides users with the easiest upgrade from basic, built-in audio to the premium Xtreme Fidelity™ (X-Fi) audio experience for their PC and notebook. The Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 will be available in Singapore by end May
According to a roadmap VR-Zone has seen, the second generation Larrabee might have a chance against Nvidia’s future offerings in 2010-11 with a new architecture, many more cores on 32nm process technology and Quad Larrabee cards support. Clearly, Intel’s strategy here is to increase the number of cores per GPU and increase the number of
With the focus now shifting towards making more energy-efficient products, motherboard manufacturers such as ASUS have come up with technologies to keep power consumption (and heat output) down. Read on to find out more about the ASUS EPU as we put the ASUS P5E3 Premium to the test.
The new Western Digital Caviar SE16 640GB has finally showed up in Sim Lim Square. But that’s not all. We also have Silverstone’s latest casing, as well as XFX’s much talked-about Black Edition graphics cards this week.
Kingston today announced it is first to offer high performance, low-latency DDR2-667 SO-DIMM notebook memory to the world. Offering greater performance options for existing mobile platforms, the HyperX DDR2-667 CL4 SO-DIMM kits in 2GB and 4GB capacities are the first in a new line of memory innovations Kingston plans to release over the next few
You might find yourself fishing out your wallet for some of this week’s interesting cards, new motherboards and peripherals.
For the high-end enthusiasts segment., Nvidia will launch GeForce 9900 GTX and 9900 GTS in July to replace the 9800 GX2 and GTX. There is a die shrink on G92 for GeForce 9800 GT cards. Nvidia has also cancelled plans to launch GeForce 9800 GTS because there are simply too many high end GPUs. We
BFG announced today the BFG ES-800, an enthusiast level 800 watt power supply which has won numerous awards for its high efficiency and unique Frequency Conversion technology.. This makes the unit at least 80% efficient, even with loads as low as 10% of the unit’s maximum capability. The ES-800 has the lowest minimum load requirements
We have in the labs today, a pair of interesting CPU coolers coming from ThermalTake and Scythe – the DUORB CPU cooler and the OROCHI Cooler respectively. One follows in the tradition of its predesessors and the other breaks from convention of heatsinks in general. Follow us as we take both coolers to the test
Let’s check out what’s new in Sim Lim Square this week. We have a couple of notebooks and motherboards that might just be of interest to you.
we’ve tore apart its predecessor, now we’re giving you a piece of our mind on Asus’ latest rendition of their world wide best selling UMPC, the Eee PC 900. Will new features like a full fledged 9 inch screen, a 1.3 MP web cam and massively increased SSD storage be enough to tempt you? Read
A short preview of the Scythe Orochi before we show you the real deal, soon.