No it is not some April Fool jokes. VR-Zone has learned that there will be two high end parts from Nvidia to replace the current GeForce 9800 GX2 and 9800 GTX in Q3. These two parts are GeForce 9900 GTX and GeForce 9900 GT based on the new GT200 architecture. GeForce 9800 GX2 and GTX
Sapphire today announced it is advancing application performance with stunning imagery through the introduction of the first commercially available 3D workstation graphics card with DisplayPort support. The card features 512MB of memory, Dual Link DVI Output and is expected to begin shipping in April 2008.
Seems like another key executive from the AMD graphics department has left too to take up a post at another company, according to an official press release from AMD. Victor Peng, is the VP of Silicon Engineering in the Graphics Products Group (GPG) at AMD. He was previously from ATI Technologies prior to the AMD’s
ASUS is preparing their self-designed HD 3850 X2 card for mass production next week so we can expect the cards to hit the retail market by mid April. The pricing is expected to be around US$ 350. ASUS EAH3850 X2 card has two HD 3850 GPUs with 1GD DDR3 memories onboard. The card is clocked
DigiTimes reported that Intel is delaying the launch schedule of its P45 chipset from originally in May to mid-June due to compatibility problem between the PCI Express x16 port and graphics cards. The problem should be solved and ready to launch 2-4 weeks behind the original launch schedule. One source told VR-Zone that P45 boards
Here’s how the products stack up for Q2 between AMD and Nvidia. In April, we will see the introduction of HD 3850 X2, HD 3830, HD 3650 OC from AMD as well as GeForce 9800 GTX. HD 3830 is actually HD 3690 but the latter is meant for China market only while HD 3830 will be
Overclocking is all the rage these days and we are seeing some formidable brew at Foxconn, a laid-back OEM in the past. Someone sneaked into our office and left us a piece of puzzle we can’t fit together…
AMD has finally launched the B3-step Phenom processors today with quad-core Phenom X4 9850, 9750, 9650, 9550 and 9100e as well as tri-core Phenom X3 8600 and 8400. The highest speed Phenom X4 9850 at 2.5GHz will only cost $ 235 while the lowest speed Phenom X4 9100e at 1.8GHz costs $ 199 while the
VR-Zone has learned that Nvidia is preparing a variant of their MCP79 chipset to support VIA C7 and Isaiah CN processors. Currently, MCP79 is designed to support Intel processors but some modifications can be done to support the VIA processors. The Inquirer first broke the news on Nvidia making chipsets for VIA processors and Infoworld
According to DigiTimes, Intel is planning to bring Atom 230 processor down to a price below US$ 29 to prevent AMD from grabbing low-cost desktop PC market share with its Sempron processors. This move by Intel might be to counter VIA upcoming Isaiah processor which is targeted specifically at Intel Atom market segment; MID, UMPC
Bills have been rising but more often than not, faster than our paychecks have been. If your utility bills have been a concern, join us as we examine GIGABYTE’s new Dynamic Energy Saving feature on the GIGABYTE EP35-DS4 and see if there really are any savings to be had.
Creative today announced an entirely new category of iPod speakers with the Creative TravelSound for iPod nano (3rd Generation). The first one-piece iPod nano speaker portable enough to fit in a pocket or purse, the Creative TravelSound (model i80) for iPod nano delivers surprisingly powerful sound for such a small speaker. Available in Singapore in
DigiTimes today ran a story on the 8.9" 2nd gen Eee PC lineup that includes touchscreen panel and possible GPS support, with shipments expected to begin in May or June. Pricing is projected to reach NT$ 15,000 (US$ 500). VR-Zone learned that this new series of Eee PC with touch screen functions will be known
USB audio is all the rage as audiophiles and their wannabe counterparts turn to massive and cheap harddisk storage for lossless digital music. We rode on the waves of the trend and baited one Korean option.
LG today announced the launch of its award winning LG KF600 in Singapore – a new mobile phone that is as feature-rich and easy to use as it is stylish, thanks to its unique touch screen interface. The InteractPad™ and its virtual menu keys show the exact keys a user needs to complete the task
TSMC today unveiled the foundry’s first 40nm manufacturing process technology. The new node supports a performance-driven general purpose (40G) technology and a power-efficient low power (40LP) technology. The 45nm node provided double the gate density of 65nm, while the new 40nm node features manufacturing innovations that enable its LP and G processes to deliver a
DigiTimes reported that Acer is pricing its 8.9" low cost PC about US$ 50 lower than the upcoming ASUS 2nd gen. 8.9" Eee PC. FOB price of its Acer low-cost PC is at ~US$ 250-300, while the market ASP is ~US$ 350-400. In comparison, FOB price of its ASUS 2nd. gen. Eee PC is at
The Sim Lim Square walkabout is back! We bring you the latest updates on what is available in Sim Lim Square right now, and where you can find the best deals!
A few new digital imaging products from Canon were officially launched today at The China Club Singapore. We bring you a little more information, not only on their latest digicams, but also their highly anticipated EOS 450D.
NVIDIA_G98.DEV_06E0.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 9300 GE" NVIDIA_G98.DEV_06E1.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 9300 GS" We have spotted some interesting marketing name change from the new Forceware 174.xx drivers we have gotten. Apparently, Nvidia has decided to drop GeForce 9400 naming and use GeForce 9300 instead. There will be two models; GeForce 9300 GE and GeForce 9300 GS.