For those who prefer good price/performance ratio and AMD Athlon 64-bit processors, AOpen will introduce a motherboard mid May just for that purpose – the vK8T800a-LF. The new motherboard is designed to be installed with CPUs which are built with 754 pins such as Athlon 64-bit or Sempron processors. This board features three DDR memory
Microsoft finally told Web developers what they’ve wanted to hear for years, promising support for graphics and style sheet standards. Microsoft plans to support key elements of World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recommendations Portable Network Graphics (PNG), an image format, and Cascading Style Sheet (CSS), a Web page styling standard. Other improvements said to be
Elpida today announced the availability of 4 Gigabyte DDR2 Registered DIMMs that offer high-density and high-performance benefits for server applications. Elpida’s new modules can deliver up to 32 Gigabytes of memory in an eight slot server platform, with system data transfer rates up to 8.4 GB/sec. They also utilize Elpida’s unique stacked FBGA (sFBGA) technology
According to a certain major memory manufacturer, AMD is considering upgrading their on-die memory manufacturer for DDR500 support. With that, they are seeking support from the many memory manufacturers. if everything goes well, Venice will be the first K8 processor to officially support DDR 500. AMD’s main motive: to skip DDR-II and transit direct to
Gigabyte will push out boards based on the i945P & i945G chipsets after Intel officially release their i945/i955 chipsets on the 28th of May. the 945G is touted to have a 30% increase in performance compared to it’s predecessor, i915G. The Gigabyte GA-8I945P-Pro’s engineering sample is based on the i945P & ICH7R chipset.
Some great news for Corsair fans! Cybermind is giving an exclusive rock bottom price for their CORSAIR 512MB DDR400 CL2.5 (VS512MB400) memories to VR-Zone members! The usual price is S$ 95 and now is available for S$ 82. Promo starting from 23rd April ’05 Saturday. It is limited to first 100 pcs only! Whilst stock
XGI today announced that 64-bit AMD Athlon™ and AMD Opteron™ processors are fully supported in its new ultra high-performance, DirectX® 9.0 graphics Volari™ processors for desktop, notebook and server applications. “The XGI Volari product family brings affordability to DirectX 9.0 graphics in PCI, AGP and PCIe solutions. In addition to XGI’s graphics capabilities, the AMD
Today ABIT is proud to announce its latest innovation, the Silent OTES™ (Silent Outside Thermal Exhaust System), a device specifically designed to silently cool the motherboard’s North Bridge chipset. Silent OTES uses ABIT-designed heatpipe technology to transfer unwanted heat from the North Bridge to the fins of the Collection Module. From there, heat is exhausted
Galaxy Inc, in their latest attempt to prove their R&D capabilities, introduces the Galaxy 6600GT Ultra. It featuring Dual BIOS and overvoltage capabiities, along with 256MB of memory.
HIS revealed their latest ATI Radeon X700 Vanilla edition to HKEPC yesterday. Targeting the mid-low graphics card range, the card will be pitting against the Nvidia Geforce FX 6600, with a core speed of 100mHz higher. The X700, like the X700Pro, will feature 8 pixel pipelines and a 128bit memory bus, but will feature a
Intel has informed HKEPC that they will not exceed 4GHz with their new dual core 9XX processors manufacturered using the 65NM process within the Year 2006.. The Presler will me using a Multi -chip package instead of a single package, L2 Cache will be 2MB x2 instead of 1MB x2 that’s found on the smithfield.
Hong Kong, Wednesday, Apr 22, 2005 – HIS (Hightech Information System Limited) launches a new Platinum pack allowing users to enjoy the ultimate digital experience from HIS graphic cards. HIS Platinum pack includes the multimedia software to create a vivid digital life! All HIS graphic cards with “Platinum pack” logo on box will now bundle
Toshiba expects its joint venture with Canon, SED, to start producing surface-conduction electron-emitter display (SED) TVs this August and the products will begin hitting the market next March, according to Kazunori Fukuma, managing director of Display Devices & Components Control Center of Toshiba. SED will initially market 36-inch SED TVs, according to the Chinese-language Economic
VIA Technologies today announced support for the latest dual-core AMD Opteron processors with its K8 series of core-logic chipsets. The VIA K8 series chipsets, including the new VIA K8T890, leverage VIA Hyper8 technology for high speed and low latency performance with the latest AMD Opteron processors with dual-core architectures. The VIA K8T890 also integrates 20
Based on ATi’s newest X700Pro VPU, this card is one of the first mainstream card to be ported over to AGP, a standard that is supposed to be old and outdated. Tul Corp, maker of Powercolor cards had sucessfully brought in a card, that is not only cool running, offer better colours in game play.
Vr-Zone brings you a preview of the MSI P4N Diamond based on Nvidia Nforce 4 SLI Intel Edition MCP. It is a feature-packed board with Bluetooth, 802.11G, SATA-II, Creative Live! onboard sound etc.
Kingmax, a leading innovator and creator of the revolutionary Tiny BGA packaging technology, has just released the Color Module, a new memory module sure to impress its users for both its performance and looks. This memory module employs a special packaging technology to color the outer shell of the Tiny BGA-packaged IC chip, eliminating the
AMD announced the AMD Athlon 64 X2 processor brand for dual-core desktop and desktop-replacement notebook processors. AMD is currently shipping samples of the AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core processors to leading OEMs worldwide and will officially launch in June 2005. Alienware, a leading manufacturer of high-performance computer desktop and mobile systems, showcased dual-core client platforms based
Vr-Zone takes time off from work and as usual, we took a walk around SLS and here we bring to you another issue of our weekly SLS feeds.
Broadcom introduced the industry’s most integrated, HyperTransport™ technology-based server I/O controller that features all of the major industry standard I/O interfaces on a single chip. This includes 1 GHz HyperTransport technology, PCI Express®, PCI-X®, HyperTransport tunnel, and integrated dual Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) ports. Leveraging Broadcom’s GbE and I/O expertise, which is based on multiple generations