NEC Lavie RX LR900 laptop will be based on Windows XP Home Edition, come with 512M bytes of main memory and a 100G-byte hard-disk drive. It will have a 14.1-inch LCD (liquid crystal display), DVD Super Multi drive (DVD-R/+R, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW/+RW), 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The machine will weigh about 2kgs and the battery will
Elpida today announced the shipment of 80 nm-based 2 Gigabit DDR2 SDRAM samples. These samples are among the first 80 nm-based devices in the world to be shipped for customer evaluation, and the devices are expected to be used first in high-density memory modules for high performance servers. The 2 Gigabit DDR2 SDRAM devices are
ATI has accelerated production of its R580, an upgrade of its current 90nm flagship chip. By adding the R580 to stimulate demand, ATI expects its 90nm GPUs to become the main force of its mid-range and high-end GPU lines in the first quarter of 2006. ATI’s failure to meet its sales goal for the Radeon
The i-RAM is one of the most interesting product that Gigabyte has developed this year. Gigabyte for the first time has unveiled the specifications of their upcoming i-RAM 2 during HKEPC Tech-day. The i-RAM 2 will be using DDR2 memories instead of DDR1 and the data transfer interface is SATA 3Gb/s double of the current
We are pleased to be invited to attend the HKEPC Techday 2005 over at Hong Kong over the weekend and we have witnessed an impressive line-up of interesting technologies displayed (Presler, 975X, and Yonah, etc) by the sponsors and of course HKEPC themselves.
ATI plans to introduce a RD580 chipset and R580 GPU together by the end of January. R580 will have 16 pipelines and 48 pixel shaders and RD580 is a “two by sixteen” PCIe lane motherboard. ATI is working on world wide availability at launch time. NVIDIA will do the same and should have its G71
Dave Orton, CEO of ATI, just confirmed Sapphire’s Number 1 position with ATI at Sapphire’s Worldwide Sales and Marketing meeting. “Thank you for all of your support of ATI in 2005. Sapphire is ATI’s largest and best performing partner World Wide,” he said. “We have the highest confidence in Sapphire.”
NETGEAR has teamed up with GadWrap!, graphic membrane specialists, to personalise popular NETGEAR networking devices. To celebrate the upcoming holiday season, NETGEAR is offering the following routers a membrane makeover: RangeMax™ Wireless Router (WPN824) 108 Mbps Super Wireless ADSL Router with 4-Port 10/100 Switch (DG834GT) 54 Mbps Wireless ADSL Firewall Router (DG834G) Consumers who purchase
With the release of Nvidia 7800GTX series and ATI X1800 series flagships, every gamer’s dream is to own the best and the fastest 3D accelerator graphics card available in the market. In midst of all the excitement, Nvidia has not forgotten those who consider themselves as casual gamers. VR-Zone investigates whether the GeForce 6200 Turbo
Samsung is mass producing the fastest graphics memory device in the world – a 900 MHz Graphics Double Data Rate 3 (GDDR3) chip. The device – already being used in graphics cards for PCs, workstations and notebooks – is 50 percent faster than the previous computer memory chip produced in large volume. "NVIDIA is now
NVIDIA today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ULi Electronics Inc. ULi is recognised for its innovative core logic technology as well as other multimedia and embedded products. Additionally, the acquisition is expected to strengthen the Company’s sales, marketing, and customer engineering presence in Taiwan and China. Under the terms of
HKEPC Tech-Day 2005 Date : 17th Dec 2005 Time : 5pm to 10.30pm VR-Zone will be attending HKEPC Tech-Day 2005 in Hong Kong which is supported by NVIDIA and Gigabyte as well as others like Inno3D and Chenbro. There will be a guest speaker from NVIDIA talking about the latest graphics technology trends as well
There was much talk about voice over internet protocol or in short VoIP and how cost saving it can be. This week we will take a look at TAO Cordless VoIP/DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunication) phone. It claims to be the world’s first cordless 2-in-1 Skype™ Internet telephone.
It’s been a while since we have taken a look at a Silverstone power supply. Some time ago we checked out the first SLI certified power supply, the Zeus ST65ZF. Although there has not been any new addition to Silverstone top range power supply since then, there is a new addition to the family of
VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced the VIA CN700 IGP chipset, featuring leading digital media technologies and advanced low power design to enable system design innovation across a wide range of VIA C7™ processor-powered devices, such as mini PCs, fanless embedded commercial systems
Samsung today announced that it has solidified its leadership position in the server memory market with a new 8GB product offering. Following the introduction of its 8GB Registered Dual In-line Memory Module (R-DIMM) in October, Samsung has now increased the density of its Fully Buffered Dual In-line Memory Module product line-up (FB-DIMM) to include 8GBs
Want to give your 6800 GS a boost in frame rates but can’t seem to push the card any further? Our Forum member Jason shows you how to enhance voltages and drops you some amazing results with just good old air-cooling!
Creative today launched a new model of their Zen portable media players, the Zen Vision: M just in time for this Christmas season. Zen Vision: M looks much closer to Apple iPod Video than ever before and Creative claims this player has much longer battery life and more cool features than its competitors.
TwinMOS has offered some nice promotions for VR-Zone members for the month of December! Below are the promos and the savings you can enjoy if you are a ClubVR member : Promos Items TwinMOS Web Promo Price Special Price for VR-Zone members Mobile Music Disk MMD 318S MP3 Player 512MB S$ 119 S$ 109 Mobile
SLi x16, passive chipset cooling, flexible SLi bridge, 8-phase power, eSATA – Just how good is this brand new board from Asus? Read on to find out more!