NVIDIA today introduced the fastest performing graphics solution in the industry with the new NVIDIA Quadro® FX 4400 model. The FX 4400 model is part of a distinctive new family of professional graphics products NVIDIA announced today and based on the PCI Express(TM) bus architecture. With NVIDIA® SLI(TM) (Scaleable Link Interface) technology to link two
Today we take a look at Thermaltake’s latest desktop case, the Tsunami. With Thermaltake a relatively new player in the enclosure industry, is their newest case worthy of your next system? Come and take a look…
OCZ has recently introduced their DDR Booster, a device that allows for manual voltage adjustment to your motherboards VDIMM, all the way up to 3.9V. Today we take a look at this new product from OCZ and we try to break the 250MHz FSB barrier while running at 2-2-2-5 timings using the DDR Booster.
H2 ’04 H2 ’05 2006 Pentium 4 Extreme Edition Prescott 2M (90nm, 2MB L2, 1066Mhz FSB) Gallatin (0.13, 2MB L3, 1066Mhz FSB) SmithField (90nm, Dual Core) 65nm Pentium 4 Prescott (90nm, 1MB L2, 800Mhz FSB) SmithField (90nm, Dual Core) 65nm Celeron Prescott-V (90nm, 256KB L2, 533Mhz FSB) Cedarmill (65nm, Single Core)
Iomega today introduced a bus-powered FireWire® version of the revolutionary new Iomega® REV™ drive. The new Iomega REV 35GB* 1394/FireWire drive gives Mac® users an elegant, high-performance device for backup and large file portable storage, combining the speed and ease of use of a hard drive with the removability of tape or optical products.
A combination of market missteps and a rise in third-party integrated graphics flattened NVIDIA’s Q2 revenue. The company now is in a virtual dead heat with rival ATI. NVIDIA expected the period from May to July to be traditionally soft but failed to predict that desktop graphics-chip sales would decline by 17 percent, as integrated-graphics
Crucial has recently introduced their Ballistix line of memory, aimed at the enthusiast markets. We take a look at their new low-latency DDR2-533 memory, running at 3-3-3-10. How does the memory perform? Come and take a look.
Nicknamed the Ipod Killer by some, Creative’s new Zen Touch aims to offer a comeptitive alternative to consumers who wish to own a digital jukebox.But with Apple releasing their 4G Ipods, will this new MP3 player make the cut ? Check it out!
HP, Acer, Asustek and eMachines are expected to start marketing low-cost, entry-level notebooks, running AMD’s K8-core Mobile Sempron processors in the middle of the third quarter. The K8 Mobile Sempron notebooks are likely to receive some momentum in the global notebook market in the second half, thanks to the delay of Intel’s Alviso chipsets. With
Default Demo, High Quality Catalyst 4.7 Catalyst 4.8 Beta Catalyst 4.9 Beta 1024 x 768 63.4 66.4 68.4 1280 x 1024 48.9 49.6 51 1600 x 1200 37 37.2 38 ATi has released a beta version of the Catalyst 4.9 yesterday meant to speed up their Radeon X800 cards on the newly released Doom III
AMD will try to nearly triple its market share in its server segment by the end of the year through high-profile customer wins and tighter relationships with manufacturers. AMD aims to be in 10 percent of the so-called x86 servers by the end of the year. If successful, AMD could become the second-largest provider of
Samsung will start mass-producing 90nm-based DDR2 at the end of this year or the beginning of next year. Samsung is the first DRAM company to begin the transition. Samsung will initially use 90nm technology to produce 512Mbit DDR2 400, 533 and 667 components.
Intel plans to unveil a dual-core processor, codenamed Smithfield, in mid-2005 instead of sometime in 2006 as originally planned. Intel plans to roll out three versions of the Smithfield processor. One version will be targeted for the performance segment and will be supported by the Glenwood chipset. Two mainstream versions will be supported by the
Toshiba today confirmed its continued innovation and leadership in the fast growing market for 1.8-inch hard-disk drives (HDD) with the announcement of two new drives. The 60GB "MK6006GAH" achieves the highest capacity yet achieved in this increasingly important HDD format, while the 30GB "MK3006GAL" slims down drive thickness to only 5mm. Both new 1.8-inch drives
ATi has previously announced their Mobility Radeon X600 GPU codenamed M24 at Computex Taipei back in June this year and is the first mobile GPU offering that is native PCI Express based. VR-Zone got hold of a pre-production notebook from an OEM manufacturer for some quick testing to bench against the Mobility Radeon 9700.
WD has begun shipping the WD Caviar RAID Edition (RE) drives, a family of three 3.5-inch, 7,200-RPM drives ranging in capacity from 120GB to 260GB. The drives are specifically designed to challenge competitors like the Maxtor MaxLine drives, which are rated for non-I/O-intensive low-duty cycles. By contrast, the WD Caviar RE drives are rated at
NVIDIA today announced that its top-to-bottom family of PCI Express GPUs are now being offered with the industry’s leading PCI Express motherboards from AOpen, ASUSTeK, Gigabyte and MSI. Together with its partners, NVIDIA is helping to push the visual envelope and deliver seamless multimedia experiences with cinematic-quality graphics at its core. "We believe PCI Express
SiS today announced the launch of its newest northbridge for the Intel Pentium® 4 CPU, the SiS649. The SiS649 is SiS latest chipset designed for the latest DDR and DDR2 memory standards and PCIe x16, making it an ideal choice for vendors who need a high performance next-generation platform that also offers compelling value. Utilizing
Today VR-Zone brings you a preview of Doom 3 performance using today’s most popular graphics cards. In Part one of our three part Doom 3 benchmarking series, we’ll be using custom timedemos to give you an idea as to how the different graphics cards currently on the market perform in id Software’s brand new game.
Intel has published a PCN (Product Change Notification) was on July 30th with some changes in packaging technology of tray CPUs mostly meant for OEM channels. - Celeron D with frequencies upto 3.46 GHz (both Socket 478 and LGA 775) - Celeron D 315 (2.26 GHz, Socket 478) -> SL795 - Pentium 4 3.6E (Socket