• Nvidia Readies 3-Way SLI Technology

    Nvidia is stepping up efforts on getting 3-way SLI ready for launch on Nov 12th. However, to get 3-way SLI up and running, there are a few requirements. Firstly you need a 3-way SLI drivers. Secondly, you need either a 680i SLI or the upcoming 780a/780i SLI board with...

  • New PlayStationPortable (PSP) launches in Singapore on 10 October

    Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited¡¡(SCEH), announced the release and availability of the new PlayStation®Portable (PSP®) Slim and Lite in Singapore from 10 October 2007, at a retail price of S$ 280 (GST included). The new PSP® will be available in three colors – Piano Black, Ceramic White and...

  • Marvell Qdeo Video Processing Powers LG BH200

    Marvell (NASDAQ MRVL), a leader in storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions, today announced that the Marvell?88DE2710 digital video format converter with Qdeo?video processing (http://www.marvell.com/qdeo) is a featured component of the LG BH200 Super Blu?player. LG’s second-generation Super Blu player supports both Blu-ray disc and HD DVD playback, and...

  • AMD Extends Athlon X2 “Brisbane” Life Span

    AMD plans to extend the Athlon 64 X2 family based on Brisbane core with 2 new processors in Q1 next year to deliver greater platform continuity. A new X2 processor which model name is not determined yet has a TDP of 89W, is positioned in between X2 6000+ and...

  • micronDR offers free portable drives for recovered data

    micronDR (S) Pte Ltd (www.microndr.com.sg), the data recovery specialist, today announces that until November 30, 2007, all customers with mechanically damaged drives will get a free portable hard disk drive to store their recovered data. This is an industry first as most disaster recovery vendors use DVDs to store...

  • AMD Adds Kuma & Lima To Athlon Brand

    As we have mentioned before, Phenom X2 branding will be changed to Athlon going forward. The dual core Athlon 6-series are based on Kuma core originally scheduled for launch in Q4 this year are pushed back 2 quarters to Q2 2008 to make way for arrival of triple-core Phenom...

  • Sony Playstation 3 now available in 40GB models in Singapore, in both Black and Ceramic White!!!

    Sony will be officially introducing their 40GB rendition of their widely acclaimed Playstation 3 on the 11th of November at a SRP of SGD$ 559.00 after GST. At the same time, the PS3 40GB will also be available in a refreshing ceramic white color. The PS3 40GB is also...

  • Quad-Core Phenom Models & Clocks Revealed

    AMD has confirmed the model name and clock speed of the upcoming quad-core Phenom processors and plans to launch them as scheduled in Nov/Dec while Phenom FX will launched in Q1 next year. AMD plans to add higher clocked Phenom FX and Phenom quad-core processors in Q2 next year....

  • Shuttle XPC Prima SX38P2 Pro For Enthusiasts

    Shuttle today announced its flagship gamers’ platform to the XPC Prima series – the Shuttle XPC Prima SX38P2 Pro, hardcore platform for the power enthusiasts. * Intel® X38 Express / ICH9R * Supports next generation 45nm Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme / Core™ Quad / Core™ 2 Duo processors *...

  • UMC To Make G92 For Nvidia

    According to DigiTimes, while TSMC remains Nvidia’s major foundry partner, the graphics chip vendor has also placed orders with UMC for its G92 chip, as it steps up output ahead of the upcoming launch of its mid-range chip in November. UMC will be able to process 5000-6000 wafers on...

  • AMD Revised Desktop Model Number Structure

    VR-Zone got to know that AMD is revising its new Desktop model number structure again for greater simplicity based on customer feedbacks. Going forward, desktop models will be comprised of Desktop Brand and Model Number only. Also note that Phenom X2 brand has been changed to Athlon 6-Series.

  • GeForce 8800 GT Has 112 SPs Clocked @ 1.5GHz

    Several sources are suggesting that the upcoming GeForce 8800 GT has 112 stream processors like the new GeForce 8800 GTS 640MB SKU. We also heard that its shader clock is running at 1.5GHz. CJ did some nice analysis on the Nvidia’s strategy here on why is there a new...

  • Razer launches new Gaming Keyboard and Headset!

    At the WCG 20007 Grand Finals held at Seattle, USA, audiences and visitors were able to witness the worldwide launch of the the Razer Lycosa and Piranha! Check them out right here !

  • Gigabyte X38-DQ6 vs Asus Maximus Formula – The Battle of the X38 Giants

    The Intel X38 Express Chipset, codenamed the Bonetrail, is a chipset that many enthusiasts around the world were anticipating, with a supposed considerable performance gain over the P35 chipset. With a new wave of Intel X38 motherboards hitting the market, we test the flagship models of 2 leading motherboard...

  • AMD Triple-Core Is Phenom 7-Series

    AMD plans to launch the new Triple-Core processor family by Q1 next year and it will be called Phenom 7-series instead. The codename for the Triple-core processors is Toliman, a 65nm quad-core Agena core based with one core disabled. VR-Zone has learned that there will be 2 models at...

  • R680 To Score 20K In 3DMark06

    Fudzilla reported that AMD plans to introduce a dual chip card called Radeon HD 2950X2X and it will have two RV670 chips on a single PCB. They called this dual GPU solution R670. On the other hand, we are still hearing R680 from our sources but both of us...

  • More 8800 GT Card Pics Surfaced; Black PCB

    It seems like more GeForce 8800 GT card photos have surfaced online as seen in our forums and apparently another website in China got the inside scoop. This time round the PCB is black in color, which looks better than the reference green PCB. The GPU heat-spreader looks the...

  • RV670 vs G92 Battle Heats Up

    AMD  1 – 0  NVIDIA VR-Zone learned about Radeon HD 2950PRO (RV670 Revival) scoring around 10.7K in 3DMark06 sometime back with a good old FX-62 CPU. INQ now revealed that RV670 will score around 11.4K, some 600+ points higher than Nvidia’s G92 reference score of 10.8K on the same...

  • R680 Appears In Latest Catalyst Beta Drivers

    "R680" = ati2mtag_RV630, PCIVEN_1002&DEV_950F CHW showed us a list of the upcoming GPUs from AMD found inside the latest beta Catalyst drivers and interestingly, R680 is mentioned inside. We told you before that R680 is slated for Q1 2008 supporting PCI Express 2.0, DX 10.1, Double Precision FP, Quad...

  • GeForce 8800 GT Cooler Has 3 Heat-Pipes

    CHW has a slide on the the GeForce 8800 GT which confirmed the specs we told you earlier. Also we heard that the single slot cooler on the 8800 GT card has 3 heat-pipes and Nvidia told its partners that it won’t be hot.