Back at the CeBIT back in march this new product series was already shown to us, yet we where prohibited to publish anything about it. Galaxy today is officially introducing their “Masterpiece” series of graphics card solutions. The Masterpiece series are single VGA cards with dual-GPUs equipped on them. the first of the batch will
San Francisco, CA, July 11, 2006 – Havok, the premier provider of interactive software and services to digital creators in the games and movie industries, announces today the official release of Havok 4.0, a modular suite of artist tools and run-time technology that dramatically accelerates the development of cross-platform, cutting edge electronic games and special
The Intel Core 2 Duo is upon us, finally… We dissect this new line of processors from Intel to see what the performance numbers entail. The big leap ahead in terms of performance is already expected by many enthusiasts…What else to expect on top of a quality main course? We find out!
ASUS P5N32-SLI SE motherboard will be the first NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16 MCP based motherboard shipping with support for Intel Core 2 Duo. This product will be available in the channel at the end of July. There are an assortment of NVIDIA nForce 500-based motherboards coming: An ECS 570 SLI motherboard that will have a
If you like to watch high definition video– and we mean really, really like to watch it– then Pioneer has a new 50-inch plasma on the market that promises unrivaled picture quality and realism — for a pretty steep price. We first heard of the Elite PureVision PRO-FHD1 back at CES in January, where we
Engadget has posted about this KillerNic creation hours ago on their website. This aptly named Killer Network Interface card just might be the most unique gamer-centric component we’ve seen; this amped up gigabit NIC has its own 400Mhz network processing unit, 64MB of dedicated DDR RAM, a USB 2.0 port, and touts itself as one
SUNNYVALE, Calif., and REDMOND, Wash. — July 12, 2006 — Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: “YHOO”) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: “MSFT”) today will begin limited public beta testing of interoperability between their instant messaging (IM) services that enable users of Windows Live® Messenger, the next generation of MSN® Messenger, and Yahoo!® Messenger with Voice to connect with
Taiwanese insiders revealed to DigiTimes last month that NVIDIA was preparing AGP versions of its GeForce 7600 graphics cards for a release some time this quarter. NVIDIA has yet to make any such announcement, but The Inquirer now has word that ATI may also be planning to refresh its mid-range AGP lineup. The site says
Prices for 42-inch panels may fall to US$ 700 before the fourth quarter of 2006, despite being priced at US$ 800 in the second quarter, already below the cash-cost of 42-inch panels from LG.Philips LCD, the company said at its investors conference in the second quarter.
China-based TV vendors recently cut prices for LCD TVs by 13-28%, according to the Chinese-language website Sina.com. Hisense is offering one of its 42-inch LCD TVs for 13,000 yuan (US$ 1,625), down from 14,900 yuan, while Skyworth is reducing its 46-inch LCD TV by 18% to 17,000 yuan. The price of 32-inch LCD TVs from
The first sign of a price upside for NAND flash did not sustain any momentum, and the latest July quotes for mainstream density chips reflect an average 10% sequential drop amid the rumored delay of the high-density iPod nano, according to industry observers. Hynix Semiconductor and Samsung Electronics are also said to be provoking a
The Intel Core 2 Duo that is about to be launched is making big headlines for those who keep up with the tech buzz for it’s impressive big step-ahead performance. Interest is not just generated from a by-standers’ position but a lot from an eager purchaser, thanks to the very attractive and affordable pricing of
HardOCP has been toying around with Nvidia’s latest WHQL Forceware release, the Forceware 91.31 and have realised that it is causing frequent crashes with Nvidia Nforce 570 and Intel 955X platforms. They have also tested the latest Forceware Beta 91.33 and it seems that the problems has been solved. The Forceware 91.33 can be obtained
Microsoft’s decision to delay Office 2007 last month appeared to foreshadow a similar fate for Vista, especially as CEO Steve Ballmer said in May the OS was on track to ship “early in the year”—omitting to reference the official January 2007 launch date. Bill Gates has now elaborated on the Vista launch situation with a
The world’s leading brand in high-end computer gaming peripherals, Razer announced its position as the main sponsor for this year’s Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL) Singapore 2006. Leveraging from a highly successful event at The Padang last October, CPL returns to Singapore for the second year in a row. CPL Singapore 2006, also labeled “The Ultimate
IN AN ATTEMPT TO improve performance and extend battery life, mobile hard drive manufacturers are working on hybrid designs that combine flash memory with traditional platters. Flash memory’s fast access times, low weight and power consumption, and lack of moving parts make it ideal for mobile environments, which is perhaps why Microsoft has made hybrid
Though I’m stuck on the 11x Multiplier and 380+MHz FSB choke on the DFI 975X Infinity, I decided to do some Cross-Fireage overclocking for the hell of it. Setup Consists of Intel Core 2 Duo X6800, DFI 975X Infinity, ATi Powercolor X1900 Cross-Fire running mildly chilled water and 2 x 512MBCorsair 5400UL @ CL4-3-2-1 480MHz!
Despite the hype that the upcoming Intel Core 2 Duo Processor is generating, the AM2 Socket AMD launched recently still has it’s fair share of supporters and users. We take a brief preview of DFI’s upcoming offering of NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI packed in AMD’s freshly baked AM2 socket. Yes, it is more of a
Now who says Apple is the only one producing Notebooks colored in total white? This week we present you Asus’s very own white notebook, the Asus U5F. How does this fair lady look, perform and what does she feature? VR-Zone goes in and puts her on the dentist’s chair to see if YOU should be
It’s fine time for you, the vr-zoner to check out how exactly does the Asus P5W DH Deluxe, one of the few Intel Glenwood 975X mainboards in the market now that supports the Conroe… Wait! The mainboard comes with a remote control? Wadda…