HIS today unveils the HD 4870 IceQ 4+ Turbo overclocked to 780MHz (512MB version) & 770MHz (1GB version). Supplied with 1GB/512MB of GDDR5 memory running at a peak of 4000MHz, the card has its temperature controlled by the latest HIS cooling technology, the IceQ 4+. The IceQ 4+ technology draws in cooler air across the
First, the XFX X58i Motherboard launches the XFX/Intel® enthusiast chipset motherboard. Additional features include Silent Heatpipe Cooling Technology, PCI Express 2.0, Dual BIOS, and Premium 8-Channel High Definition Audio (HDA).
If you missed out being a beta tester for PlayStation Home, here’s a piece of good news. Sony Computer Entertainment Inc has just announced that the PlayStation Home Beta Service is made available to all PS3 users from 11 December 2008.
We were told about a new RV775XT core which is essentially a fine tune version of the RV770. However, little information was revealed at this point of time but i can say AMD is concentrating their efforts on RV740 instead. We are speculating AMD has been collecting the higher speed bins over the months to make this card out
This slide shows the key areas of improvements for 45nm Phenom II over 65nm Phenom such as more IPC, higher frequency, more cache, and DDR3 support. There is a 5% cache uplift on the cache architecture and a 3% uplift on the core architecture. With all these innovations in place, AMD is touting a 20% performance
Intel is making available for testing its preproduction WDDM1.1 graphics driver, enabling the full Windows 7 experience. The driver is the result of an ongoing collaboration with Microsoft to provide OEMs and developers with drivers that deliver all of the required WDDM1.1 features for Windows 7. As a result of the collaboration, OEMs and beta
Intel has completed the development phase of its next-generation manufacturing process that further shrinks chip circuitry to 32 m. The company is on track for production readiness of this future generation using even more energy-efficient, denser and higher performing transistors in the fourth quarter of 2009.
Cooler Master introduces the Black Label Limited Edition with worldwide availability of 500 individually numbered sets. It is made up of Cosmos Black Label, Hyper Z600 Black Label and a powerful PSU unit. MSRP 599USD or 499EUR.
VR-Zone scored the first photo of the upcoming GeForce GTX 295 card slated for launch over at CES 2009. The GeForce GTX 295 is based on the sandwich design again like the 9800GX2 with two 55nm GT200 GPUs. As you can see, there are 2 DVI and 1 Display Port. As for the power connectors, it
OCZ unveiled the Vertex SATA II 2.5” SSD Series featuring 200MB/sec read and 160MB/sec write speeds and up to 64MB onboard cache. MSRPs are USD $129, $249, $469, and $869 for 30GB, 60GB, 120GB, and 250GB models respectively. Separately, Super Talent also announced a new line of UltraDrive SSDs that supports sequential read/write speeds of 230/170
SPARKLE announced the SPARKLE GeForce 9600 GT 1GB/2GB DDR2 Graphics Cards with unbeatable 1GB or 2GB max capacity video memory.
NVIDIA is preparing the GeForce GTX 295 and GTX 285 cards for launch on January 8th at CES 2009. According to the official data VR-Zone has seen, GeForce GTX 295 card has dual 55nm GT200 GPUs and 1792MB GDDR3 memories on 896-bit memory interface. The rest of the specs like number of shader processors and clocks
Shuttle is unveiling its latest and most exciting range of products ever at the world’s largest consumer electronics show, CES 2009. Shuttle’s H7 5800 for Core i7 based on X58 chipset will be officially released at CES 2009. X Series with integrated touch screen monitor, available in classy black or elegant white, and 10.2 and 15.6
Good news for N-series fans. Nokia recently showcased the new N97 mobile computer at Nokia World 2008 in Barcelona that features 3.5-inch touch display with full QWERTY keypad and supports up to 48GB of storage. It is expected to begin shipping in the first half of 2009.
OCZ today introduced the Slate Series ExpressCard™, a storage expansion drive for the latest generation of performance notebooks. The Slate Series line comes in storage capacities of 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB.
Palit has reinvented the HD 4870×2… or have they? VR-Zone finds out if the humongous triple-slot cooler has much of an advantage, if any.
ZOTAC today unleashes its first Graphics Plus capable mini-ITX motherboard – the ZOTAC GeForce 8200-ITX WiFi. Powered by an NVIDIA GeForce 8200 mGPU, the ZOTAC GeForce 8200-ITX WiFi delivers NVIDIA unified architecture, NVIDIA CUDA, NVIDIA PureVideo HD and integrated WiFi technologies rolled up into a miniature 170mm x 170mm platform.
The “Black” bundle is almost ready for launch, with the Cosmos Black already making an early appearance. The Hyper Z600 “Black” is now revealed. Apart from the colour, there is an addition of a quiet 120mm PWM fan and an airflow cover.
G.Skill launches the World’s Fastest DDR3 2000HMz 6GB (2GB x 3) PI Black series memory products designed for Intel® CoreTM i7 processors / Intel® X58 Express Chipset. The G.SKILL Triple Channel kits provides outstanding performance and stability at an ultra-fast 2000MHz with an incredibly low CAS Latency of 8-8-8-21.
Creative announced the Creative Vado™ HD Pocket Video Cam, small enough to fit easily in a pocket, purse or the palm of your hand, and it captures video in 720p high-definition quality with just the touch of a button. Available now in December 2008 at a suggested retail price of S$349.00.