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  • Palit Self-Designed 4870X2 Card – Revolution 700 Deluxe

    Palit announces Revolution 700 Deluxe featuring dual GPUs features a pre-overclocked 750MHz core speed, 3,800MHz memory speed, and 2GB of GDDR5 memory. The cooling department consists of two PWM fans and four heat-pipes. Palit Revolution 700 Deluxe comes with DisplayPort, HDMI, Dual-link DVI, and D-Sub support.

  • E-LEET Tune First Look On EVGA X58 SLI FTW

    We have the opportunity to check out how the EVGA X58 SLI FTW board overclocks using the E-LEET Tune utility. Basically this tool allows you to tweak QPI and PCIE frequency as well as CPU multiplier real-time within the OS. Another neat feature is the voltage tweaking options which is soon to be revealed. With the tool, we can

  • Preview of Intel Core i7 Extreme 965 Setup

    Need to know how your Extreme (QX9650) fairs against the new Extreme – Intel’s (Nehalem) Core i7 Extreme 965 Socket 1366. Is it a fair fight or a simple pushover. Read as we pit them against each other in a synthetic benchmark fight using 3DMark Vantage. And if that isn’t juicy enough we will overclock the CPUs upto 4.0GHz.

  • Blood Rage X58 Board BIOS Screenshots

    We have shown you earlier the nice looking Blood Rage X58 board from Foxconn Quantum Force series and now we will provide you an insight to the BIOS options.

  • Does Core i7 Hyper-Threading Helps?

    Intel brought back a nice feature of the past to Core i7 series, which is the Hyper-Threading Technology. With HT, Core i7 is able to handle 8 software threads on 4 cores. We have spent some time to see if the Hyper-Threading on the Core i7 processors actually helps in improving performance. Using the X58 platform

  • Toshiba New Range of Slim & Stylish Portable 2.5” Hard Drive

    Toshiba today announced a new range of slim and stylish USB2.0 Toshiba Portable External Hard Drive with capacities of up to an ultra-high capacity of 400GB. It comes in four capacities (160GB, 250GB, 320GB and 400GB) to choose from and is denoted by the hard drive colors: Aurora Green, Blaze Red, Night-cat Gray and Electric Blue.

  • Sapphire HD 4850X2 First Look & Tested

    VR-Zone checked out the new Sapphire HD 4850X2 card and done some quick tests on it using the Core i7/X58 platform. The cooler casing looks pretty nice and heatsinks beneath looks much like the Intel reference cooler. The air is drawn in by the dual fans and exhaust out from the top of the card (there is a hole

  • (Updated) X58 SLI Test On Crysis Warhead & Far Cry 2

    Next, we checked out the performance of GeForce GTX 280 SLI on the Core i7 965XE/ ASUS P6T Deluxe X58 board setup. We can observe that at “Enthusiast Mode”, Crysis Warhead is mostly GPU limited and is almost unplayable at 2560×1600 resolution. For Far Cry 2 with settings at “Ultra High”, 1600×1200 and 1920×1200 resolutions are becoming

  • ASUS Launched Triton 81 Cooler For Core i7 CPUs

    ASUS has launched the new ASUS Triton 81 capable of supporting powerful Quad-Core™ processors as well as the latest Intel Core i7 processor (LGA 1366). It is equipped with an 4-way airflow heatsink design and dual 90mm fans with a diamond-blue LED light.

  • Creative ExpressCard Sound Blaster X-Fi Notebook & Wireless Receiver

    Tired of listening to your mediocre audio quality from your notebook PC? Perhaps its time to get this Creative ExpressCard Sound Blaster X-Fi for notebooks. Creative claims to provide superior audio quality for your music, movies and games. Let’s see how good it is with a bonus – the new Creative Wireless Receiver.

  • Intel Desktop, Mobile & Server CPU EOL Roadmap

    It is good to know when will your good old processor be phased out officially by Intel. As seen from the Product Lifecycle Roadmap, Core 2 Extreme QX9770 and QX9650 will reach EOL by Q2 ’09 while Core 2 Quad Q9450 and Q6700 will reach EOL by Q1 ’09. The good old Q6600 outlast the

  • Foxconn Quantum Force “Blood Rage” Final Look

    We told you last week about all the good stuff that this board possess and here are some photos on the final design of the board. There are some changes to the thermal solution of the board and it is looking better than ever.

  • Apple’s New Macbooks and Cinema Display

    Apple’s next generation of Macbook, Macbook Air, Macbook Pro and Cinema Display were unveiled in Singapore to the delight of many of the loyal fans from the media. VR-Zone posed some tough questions…

  • Silverstone Raven RV01 Final Design Look & Pricing

    Silverstone made an impact among the enthusiasts back in June during Computex Taipei with their Raven RV01 case where the motherboard is rotated at 90 degrees upwards. This allows hot air to exhaust to the top of the case thereby improving ventilation especially when you have several hot graphics cards like GTX280 in your case. VR-Zone

  • MSI PX600 Prestige Collection Leather Laptop

    MSI took over 2 months to produce the very limited amount of the MSI PX600 Prestige Collection in leather finishing. Measuring in at 360mm in length, 295.5mm in width, 37.5mm in height and weighing 2.7Kg with 6-cell battery, it uses Intel Core 2 Duo processor, PM45 Express Chipset, nVidia GeForce 9300M GS DDR3 256MB VRAM.

  • Nvidia Forceware 180 Series Preview Part 2

    This is the 2nd part of the Forceware 180 Series Preview. The first part was reviewed using Forceware 180.10 drivers and games were not used for the tests. This time, we manage to grab hold of a newer, Forceware 180.32 drivers and we will be testing it using Crysis:Warhead + FBWH Benchmarking tool v0.29 in Split/Extended mode + SLI function enabled.

  • Two New Headsets From Sharkoon : Rush & Unatic

    Sharkoon is expanding its “Rush” product line designed specifically for gamers with a versatile stereo gaming headset available at a suggested retail price of 16 euros. Sharkoon introduces another new stereo headset: Unatic with plug and play USB soundcard plugs directly into a free USB port available at a suggested retail price of 24 euros.

  • ASUS Officially Announced ROG Rampage II Extreme

    ASUS today unveiled the Republic of Gamers (ROG) Rampage II Extreme. The board features ROG Extreme Engine, a multi-phase power management system—16 phases for the CPU and 3 phases each for QPI/DRAM, the Northbridge and memory—with Multilayer type Polymer Capacitors (ML Caps) that keep the power supply stable under loads. The board also features TweakIt and ProbeIt,

  • Sapphire Announced AMD FireStream 9250 Card

    Sapphire today announced next-generation AMD FireStream 9250™ processor accelerates scientific and engineering calculations, efficiently delivering supercomputer performance at up to eight gigaflops-per-watt. It features 1GB of GDDR3 memory. The FireStream™ 9250 and the supporting SDK are available in beginning of November 2008 while AMD FireStream™ 9170 is currently available for purchase now.

  • Intel Upcoming Mobile CPU Price Cut (Q4 ’08 to Q1 ’09)

    Intel is set to introduce 5 new processors for the Montevina platform on Dec 28th. Core 2 Quad Q9000 (2.0GHz), Core 2 Duo T9800 (2.93GHz), T9550 (2.66GHz), P9600 (2.66GHz), P8700 (2.53GHz) are priced at $348, $530, $316, $348, $241 respectively. Q9000 is set to be the cheapest quad core processor for the mobile platform. There