Creative today upped the ante for the Zen Neeon series by introducing three high-capacity, skip-free flash memory-based models of 512MB, 1GB and 2GB. These new models sport duo-tone OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) screens which lend a distinctly contemporary edge to the players, while displaying brighter and clearer characters that are viewable from any angle. Accompanying
From 17th to 23rd of November, in conjunction with the World Cyber Games Grand Finals in Singapore, Convergent Systems is holding a special promotion on Kingston Secure Digital Cards and DDR1 and DDR2 Memory modules. These go at very attractive prices during this period! For more details on this, check here.
VIA claims that its self-developed FSB technology is expected to be implemented in all its embedded CPU offerings in 2006 when a cross license agreement with Intel ends. Intel has decided not to extend its patent license to VIA after a March 31, 2006 deadline when the VIA is required to stop producing certain series
AMD will introduce processors that will contain at least four cores and scale to up to 32 sockets by 2007. The processors will be coupled with chip sets that contain L3 cache; an improved memory technology, presumable Fully Buffered DIMM (FBDIMM); and HyperTransport 3.0 that will include support for fault tolerant I/O. Next year AMD
The World Cybergames kicks off in Singapore today amid much fanfare and anticipation. As previously reported, VR-Zone partners up with Asus and Kingston to showcase the future in gaming rigs. Expect to see overclocked systems, together with top-of-the-line graphics cards pushed to their limits via different techniques such as Phase change, Watercooling, and Extreme Air
Come game for FREE on VR-Zone Dream Gaming Machines at ASUS and Kingston Booth at the World Cyber Games Grand Finals in Singapore, Suntec City Level 6! From 16th to 20th Nov, 10am to 6pm, Game for FREE at the Dream Gaming Machines and stand a chance to win a NVIDIA 7800 GTX! See you
OCZ today announced the release of the PC-3200 and PC-4000 Gold GX XTC 1024MB Modules. These exciting, new memory solutions will be available in 2GB Dual Channel Kits to accommodate the increasing demand for high density modules in today’s contemporary gaming PCs. The new Gamer eXtreme 1024MB modules feature the innovative, patent-pending XTC (Xtreme Thermal
In order to get a system to run in SLi mode, you would usually have to buy 2 graphics card of the same model. But today, VR-Zone takes a look at this physically large graphics card, that actually has 2 7800GT cores on a single PCB, connected via NVIDIA’s SLi interface. Look here for performance
The Canadian Giant, ATi has been releasing a lot of information to media about the X1000 family of graphic cards. Does the X1800 family of graphic processor live up to all of the hype that has been spun around it? Today, we will take an insight on one of its family members, the X1800XL, from
Intel has just launched the 975X chipset and so far only first tier motherboard makers like Gigabyte and ASUS have finished developing their boards based on the chipset. The new 975X chipset supports the upcoming 65nm Dual core Pentium XE and D processors codenamed Presler as well as the single core Cedarmill. The Pentium XE
Sampling Intel’s 65nm dual-core Presler processors has revealed some stability problems, according to unspecified motherboard makers, adding that the problematic CPUs include the 2.8GHz 920 and 3.0GHz 930 series. Launch of end products based on the Intel Presler core may be pushed back from the January 2006 date originally scheduled by system vendors.
ASUS has been a forerunner in the graphics scene. Although the ASUS EN7800GT Blue LED Edition doesn’t boast a higher-then-normal operating clockspeed, it does adds that special effect to your beautifully crafted case. Find pictures of this cool looking card in this review!
Stratix had just posted his impressive collection of pictures taken during the mega scale NVIDIA Shop Deco Competition. Do take a look at it, in our forums: http://www.vrforums.com/showthread.php?t=43463
The NVIDIA 512MB 7800 GTX is an awesome performer, with great overclocking potential. As it is, the cards produce quite an amount of heat so if you do plan on doing some voltage modding to enhance overclocking, make sure you have aided cooling. Then, you can head this way…
Single-core Yonah will be officially known as Intel Core Solo while dual-core Yonah will be known as Intel Core Duo. The Napa platform on Intel Core Duo will be known as Centrino Duo while on Intel Core Solo will be known as Centrino Solo.
Intel is expected to unveil two new desktop processors Pentium 4 672 and 662 on Monday that come with hardware support for virtualization technologies, but users won’t be able to take advantage of that technology for some time. Virtualization technology allows PC and server users to run multiple operating environments on a single processor, allowing
Platform Chipset Specs Price (US$ ) Bridge Creek (Consumer) G965 (Broadwater GC) 533/800/1066MHz FSB, Dual Channel DDR2-800, Intel GMA 42 P965 (Broadwater P) 533/800/1066MHz FSB, Dual Channel DDR2-800 38 Averill (Enterprise) Q965 (Broadwater G) 533/800/1066MHz FSB, Dual Channel DDR2-800, Intel GMA, iAMT, SIPP 42 Q963 (Broadwater GF) 533/800/1066MHz FSB, Dual Channel DDR2-533/667, Intel GMA, iAMT,
ASUS is official sponsor for the motherboards and graphics cards powering the 600+ WCG Grand Finals systems. VR-Zone is going to tie up with ASUS to showcase our SLI rig of the month using ASUS A8N32SLI Deluxe and EN7800GTX cards. We will also see the ASUS EAX1800 XT card there. WCG Grand Finals will be
Although ATI has just announced the Radeon X1000 family consists of X1300 (RV515), X1600 (RV530) and X1800 (R520) but the internal department isn’t too pleased with their performance so far. Therefore, ATi is stepping up their effort on the next generation R580 and has already completed the design and development process so the performance should
With a stunning white PCB and fury red component slots, this is one of the most fanciful motherboard we’ve seen so far. With 4V for VDimm and over 2.0V for Vcore, this board promises to be an overclocker’s dream. VR-Zone takes a deeper insight into this board that is geared for enthusiasts.