The Radio Station 98.7FM Perfect 10 launched the Visual Radio, together with Starhub and Nokia, just a few days back at Club MoMo. It was an exciting event, great atmosphere and music. The crowd soaked very comfortably in the “hospitality” of the Perfect 10 DJs. We were very fortunate to be invited to attend this
Before the data comes from the setup engine to be processed in the pixel Shader engine, it will meet an "Ultra" threading dispatch processor. It’s a key part of the chip that will tell R520 data where to go, and the data will hear and obey. Each of the Rx5xx chips will have this Ultra
Compared to the current generation with 90nm “Prescott” core, the new 65nm “Cedar Mill” will drop from 95 to 86 watts. A qualification sample of a 65 nm Pentium 4 653 chip which consumes about 10 percent less power than its preceding chip generation. The TDP rating for Cedar Mill chips will be 86 watts,
Models Price X1800 XT 512MB $ 549 X1800 XT 256MB $ 499 X1800 XL 256MB $ 449 X1600 XT 256MB $ 249 X1600 XT 128MB $ 199 X1600 Pro 256MB $ 199 X1600 Pro 128MB $ 149 X1300 Pro 256MB $ 149 X1300 256MB $ 129 X1300 128MB $ 99 X1300 HM-128MB $ 79
Creative today introduced the newest addition of Creative PC-CAM 950 Slim, its stylishly slim and most compact PC-CAM comes packed with loads of outstanding features. Creative PC-CAM 950 Slim has a slim and tiny form factor which measures only 92 (W) x 27 (D) x 57 (H) mm, and weighs just 87grams (without battery and
Lian Li has always been at the forefront in the casing industry. In conjunction with Lian Li’s 20th anniversary, the PC-777 was introduced and VR-Zone took a close look at this special anniversary model with another new case called the PC-767.
American Power Conversion (APC) has announced the APC Trade-UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) Programme, offering customers a new initiative in upgrading existing units to the latest APC UPS technologies. This programme was introduced to provide customers with the option of upgrading their existing units to APC UPS products. By trading in your existing UPS and ordering
Critical Path has conducted a research on Consumer Demand for Mobile Email Services in Singapore. MarketShare polled 533 Singaporeans aged 18 and above from Sept 17-23, 2005. The research was conducted using a combination of online and face to face surveys. Here are some of their interesting findings : · Friends Matter Most: 46 percent
In an ATi R520 presentation, one of the slides reveals that their next generation R580 is actually in the house and working. It will be the improved version of R520 built with 24 and 32 pipelines. Two months back, we reported that NVIDIA G80 is ready and waiting for R580 to come along. In 2006,
R520 RV530 RV515 Segment Enthusiast Performance/Mainstream Mainstream / Value Process 90nm 90nm 90nm DX Support DX9, SM 3.0 DX 9, SM 3.0 DX 9, SM 3.0 Shader Processors 16 12 4 Memory Interface 256-bit 128, 64-bit 128, 64, 32-bit (HyperMemory) AVIVO Support Y Y Y Memory Support (Ref. Designs) GDDR3 GDDR3 / 2 /
It has been HIS’s tradition to include the pretty looking Arctic Cooling heatsink fan onto their products. Together with HIS’s special iTurbo feature, we take a look at the “BMW” of the X800GT class.
In the current DDR market, there are 2 types of memory enthusiasts and overclockers look out for. One type uses Samsung TCCD that can scale to very high frequencies at loose timings. The other type uses Winbond UTT which do moderate frequencies at very fast timings. We take a look at a pair of memory
Toshiba today brought high-definition imaging to portable computing with the development of the world’s first notebook PC integrating a slim-type HD DVD-ROM drive. Toshiba plans to commercialize the new PC by the beginning of 2006, initially in Japan, giving computer users access to high definition video images recorded in the HD DVD format. The slim-type
VIA today made available VIA StrongBox, a secure virtual drive application that utilizes the VIA PadLock Security Engine in VIA C7 and VIA C7-M processors to enable real-time encryption of data on local storage devices using military-grade security algorithms. The security of VIA StrongBox will be put to the test with a US$ 5000 prize
Shuttle has today released final details of its much anticipated gaming barebone, the XPC SN26P. Previewed by a number of hardware review websites and magazines earlier in the year, the XPC SN26P has, even before today’s launch, earned itself numerous awards including “Most Innovative Product” awards from websites HardwareZone and VR-Zone. The barebone has been
The ASUS P5ND2 SLI Deluxe is not as popular a board as its 955x chipset brother, the P5WD2 Premium. Nevertheless, there are still people out there who overclock on these boards and may need a bit of modding to get more voltages from the board. More details here.
Silence has been the trend these days. Various graphics card makers are outdoing each other with more elaborate cooling solutions that boast to be quieter and just as efficient. For the N6600GT Silencer, ASUS totally removed the fan for total silence. Just how did they do it?
Palm and Microsoft today announced a strategic alliance to accelerate the smartphone market segment with a new device for mobile professionals and businesses. Palm has licensed the Microsoft(R) Windows Mobile(R) operating system for an expanded line of Treo(TM) smartphones, the first of which will be available in the U.S. only on Verizon Wireless’ national wireless
OCZ announce the release of OCZ DDR PC-4000 Platinum Enhanced Bandwidth Edition 1GB modules and 2GB dual channel kits, a series designed to give PC enthusiasts and gamers the ultimate combination of density and speed. Unlike no other 2GB memory solution, this cutting-edge line operates with the extraordinarily fast latency timings of 3-3-2! For the
AMD today announced three new models in the Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ processor family, delivering the world’s highest performance for one-way to eight-way x86 servers and workstations. The Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor Model 880 for up to eight-way, 16-core enterprise-class servers and Model 280 for high performance dual-processor workstations and servers are immediately available. Model 180