Tyrou has started overclocking the Intel Yonah Core Duo T2600 and has done some tests with ATi X1900XT Cross-Fire on the AOpen i975x motherboard. Together with Corsair 5400UL low latency DDR2 Memory, he has obtained some really impressive results: Over 19,000 3D Mark 05 with just aircooling on the Video cards! More details here.
We have heard more about Kentsfield, the 65nm Quad Core processor from a recent Intel briefing and it will be having 2 x 4MB of L2 cache which is essentially 2 Conroe cores on the same package. Kentsfield is slated for release in Q1 2007 and will compete against AMD K8L architecture. Intel refuses to
From tests done by one of our overclockers, the VCore on the Gigabyte GA-G1975X G1-Turbo droops only 0.03v to 0.05v during CPU load when measured from the MOSFET leg of the motherboard. This is not accurately represented by the CPUZ reading which can show up to 0.2v droop! Users of this board can check with
Inno3D Singapore announced today that all Inno3D 7600GT, 7900GT and 7900GTX will have extended warranty of 2 years, from the 1 year warranty period in the past. This spells great news for those who value a longer warranty period. This change applies to the cards bought from today onwards.
The DFI LAN Party CFX3200 DR is the second motherboard based on the ATI CrossFire CFX3200 chipset which offers the latest technological feature such as dual x16 PCI Express Lane capability relying on just one chipset. Like the ASUS A8R32 MVP Deluxe we have reviewed just a short while ago, it utilizes the ULI M1575
Systems with quad SLI allow to turn on 32x antialiasing, the maximum level possible today, or to play the latest games in 2560×1600 resolution with all the quality improvement features activated. According to benchmark results obtained by MVKTech, four GeForce 7900 graphics processors may not only provide only slight performance advantages over two of such
China, Beijing, 14th of April – Held over a period of several weeks with the final showdown held in Beijing, heroic and courageous overclockers gathered at the Beijing University’s Memorial Hall for ATi’s DIY Overclocking Heroes’ Summit. The Competition blasted off with 3 levels of tournaments, the low-end, mid-range and High-end categories. VR-Zone gives you
The world’s largest Audio Codec supplier, Realtek presented their latest generation of HD Audio Codec, including the top-end ALC885 and the ALC888 which supports VOIP/Skype telephony functions. According to project manager, Mr Chia-Che Tsai, most Audio Codecs in the market now, including Realtek’s ALC882/883, oes not comply with Microsoft’s WLP 3.0 standards and thus are
Sunon, one of the sponsors for IDF Spring@Taipei presented their latest ‘Waturbo’ liquid core heatsink. Utilising Sunon’s latest ‘whirlpool water convection’ technology, Sunon’s Deputy Director, Masaharu Miyahara presented to the forum how the fan invokes a pump hidden within the core to circulate the coolant sealed within. The conductivity of the core is touted to
With Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) not being able to improve yield rates on its 80nm manufacturing process, ATI Technologies will forego manufacturing its graphics chips on 80nm node this year, according to industry sources. TSMC declined to comment on the report, citing customer confidentially, while ATI stated that its migration schedule to 80nm for
Samsung Electronics announced on Thursday that it is planning to put its ultra mobile PC(UMPC) Q1 model, on worldwide sale in May. Samsung’s Q1 is based on the Origami platform developed by Microsoft and Intel. It has a 7-inch LCD (liquid crystal display) monitor with 22.7/13.9/2.6 cm dimensions and weighs 779 grams. The Q1 is
After a long hiatus from some consumer cooling products, VR-Zone brings you some insights on a particular heatsink from Scythe, the Scythe Mine. How would the Mine match up to the Scythe Ninja, which took the consumer PC cooling market by storm a few months back? We shall see in this very review.
What is claimed to be the world’s first true VGA (480 x 640 pixels) phone is now available from Vodafone KK in Japan. The 904SH is made for Vodafone by Sharp. By contrast, the best colour screen handsets have previously only boasted QVGA (Quarter VGA). The 904SH has a screen with four times better resolution
iRiver will ship its latest hard drive-based MP3 players, dubbed the E10, into the South Korean market later this month, pitching the machine’s 6GB capacity, 1.5in colour screen and 32-hour playback period against Apple’s iPod Nano. It’s claimed the device also operates as a TV remote control.
Samsung just announced a new method to pack more memory into small spaces — three-dimensional chip packaging. The technique works by adding “through silicon” interconnects on the memory module and then daisy chaining multiple modules through the interconnects. Samsung has dubbed this new technology “wafer-level stack process” or WSP.
Fujitsu launched the Deskpower TX PC/TV hybrid system in Asian markets back in November of 2005 which boasted full media center capabilities built right into the 32-inch LCD TV. That model featured a Pentium 4 3GHz CPU, 512MB of DDR2 memory, 600GBof hard drive space, a DVD writer, multi-format memory card reader, 10/100 Ethernet. The
The public holiday Good Friday spells a long weekend for many… this is a great time to take a break from the stress at work and in school. It is also a great chance for many to do shopping at Singapore’s popular IT Mall Sim Lim Square. Enjoy a good read on this Easter Sunday
Sony Corp., the world’s leading maker of gaming consoles and consumer electronics, is projected to decrease pricing of its PlayStation 2 machines in a bid to be more competitive on the market and spur higher demand for the existing game machines. “Our industry checks indicate that Sony is planning to cut the PS2 price to
World Cyber Games said on Thursday that Microsoft Corp. has signed on as the premier sponsor for its global video game tournaments through 2008. Under the terms of the alliance, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Games for Windows business units will provide hardware, games and marketing support for all World Cyber Game events – including three
Kingston Technology Company, the independent worldwide leader in memory products, today announced the release of its new line of Fully Buffered DIMM memory modules (FB-DIMM). As the leading independent manufacturer of memory modules, Kingston made an early and strategic decision to commit major resources to support next generation memory technology like FB-DIMM thus becoming a