VIA announced the VIA K8N800A, a high-performance, low-power IGP chipset optimized for the upcoming AMD Turion™ 64 mobile technology, as well as the complete range of Mobile AMD Athlon™ 64 and Mobile AMD Sempron™ processors. The VIA K8N800A chipset features the S3 Graphics UniChrome Pro Integrated Graphics Processor (IGP), providing outstanding dual pipeline graphics performance
Looking to cool that spanking new 6600GT better and push the clocks up? Don’t want to spend a bomb on an Artic Silencer? Our forum member yaoyao shares his experience with us…
Dell today expanded its mobile entertainment collection with the addition of four new products to the company’s product portfolio. Take the LAN party on the road with the second generation of Dell’s Inspiron(TM) XPS gaming notebook powered with NVIDIA 256MB GeForce(TM) Go 6800 Ultra graphics card. Dell customers will soon be able to take their
NVIDIA today introduced the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra mobile GPU. Available immediately, the Dell Inspiron(TM) XPS Gen2 is the first notebook with the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra mobile GPU and features unprecedented notebook gaming performance — achieving more than two times the performance of the previous Inspiron XPS, based on industry-standard benchmarks. The NVIDIA GeForce
Yes, you’ve heard it right. AMD is giving out FREE Half Life 2 with the purchase of AMD’s Athlon 64 processors! No additional cost involved. Discuss here
Users of miniature MP3 players and other storage-demanding handheld consumer electronics can rejoice today as Hitachi Global Storage Technologies begins shipping its 6GB one-inch hard drive in high volume. As the leader in one-inch hard drives, Hitachi is raising the stakes by making available the new Microdrive 3K6 with a suggested retail price reduction of
TwinMOS is giving a special promotion exclusively for VR-Zone members for their Speed Premium 2 x 512Mb PC3200 Dual Chanel kit. Offer price is a very attractive S$ 250! While offer lasts! More info here.
Seagate announced today it is shipping the industry’s highest capacity 1-inch hard drive, a new 6GB model of its popular 1-inch ST1 Series hard drive for handheld applications. Seagate began shipping this industry-leading 6GB drive in December 2004. The 6GB Seagate ST1 Series can hold up to 150 hours — or 3,000 songs — of
SiS today announced that a series of tests on the SiS756 PCI Express chipset show that the SiS756 can enable all 16 of its PCI Express lanes and support the powerful and efficient HyperTransport 1GHz high speed transfer capabilities. The SiS756 is currently the only AMD64 platform northbridge chip that fully supports PCI Express x
Apple today unveiled the second generation iPod mini lineup with a new 4GB model priced at just $ 199 and a new 6GB model with 50 percent more storage priced at $ 249. Both iPod mini models feature increased battery life of up to 18 hours, USB charging and an ultra-portable, lightweight design available in
Models Q2 ’05 Q3 ’05 Q1 ’06 Athlon 64 FX San Diego (90nm SOI, 1MB L2) FX-57 (2.8Ghz) Toledo (90nm SOI, Dual Core, 1MB L2) 1.6 – 2.4Ghz Windsor (90nm SOI, Dual Core, 1MB L2, DDR2 ) Athlon 64 Winchester (90nm SOI, 512KB L2) 4200+ (2.8Ghz) 4400+ Orleans / Manila (90nm SOI, Single core, DDR2)
NVIDIA is anticipating that its share of the notebook GPU market, worldwide, will hit 40% in the first quarter of 2006, rising from 25% in the fourth quarter of last year. The launch of its GeForce Go 6600 mobile GPU series is expected to drive this growth. The new mobile GPU series supports such technologies
Following the successful introduction of the ground-breaking line of Voltage eXtreme DDR, OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today announced the addition of PC-4000 Gold VX DDR to the Voltage eXtreme series. Running at 3.3 volts, PC-4000 Gold with Voltage eXtreme technology masterfully maintains ultra-fast timings of
AOpen is preparing for the March launch of its smallest XC Cube SFF PC to date, the MZ 855. The Intel 855GME-based system dubbed the Cube Mini, will only be 106mm tall and will support Socket 479 Pentium M processors, a 400MHz FSB and up to 2GB of DDR333 memory. Although running a notebook CPU,
Shuttle announce the XPC SN25P—the first SFF to offer both HyperTransport and PCI Express. This wicked-fast performer is housed in the award-winning Shuttle "P" chassis and built around the leading-edge NVIDIA nForce™4 chipset. Shuttle is the first vendor to deliver a fully-enabled NVIDIA nForce 4 SFF solution. The XPC SN25P resets all previous performance benchmarks
Model Name Frequency Old Price New Price % Drop Pentium 4 w/ EM64T(LGA 775/1MB/FSB 800MHz/90nm) 3.20F GHz 278 218 21.58% Celeron(LGA 775/256KB/FSB 533MHz/90nm) 345J (3.06GHz) 127 117 7.87% 340J (2.93GHz) 117 103 11.97% 335J (2.80GHz) 103 89 13.59% 330J (2.66GHz) 83 79 4.82% 325J (2.53GHz) 79 73 7.59% Celeron(Socket 478/256KB/FSB 533MHz/90nm) 345 (3.06GHz) 127 117
ATF Multimedia at Sim Lim Square #04-73 is offering a Asus A8N SLI (Nforce4) Bundle, exclusive for VR-Zone Members only! 3 years local warranty, with first year 1 to 1 exchange. Asus A8N SLI Deluxe 2 x Asus N6600GT PCI-E Total Price: $ 1069 If you purchase the bundle, you can get the option to
SLI (Scalable Link Interfacing 2 video cards) seems to be the rage nowadays with motherboard and video card manufacturers coming out with their attractive offerings. Today we take a look at how the Asus 6600GT SLI Combo performs.
With growing sales of high-resolution digital cameras, video camcorders and other electronic devices that require more memory and speed, SanDisk today announced a 2GB Memory Stick PRO Duo flash storage card and a new Memory Stick PRO Duo family in the SanDisk Ultra® II line. The latest Memory Stick offerings, which are expected to ship
Intel is expected to disclose details about a new and integrated “I/O acceleration technology” for servers during IDF from March 1-3. Intel I/O Acceleration Technology is a hard-based solution that is said to improve the interaction between servers and networking systems by up to 30 percent. The technology is not a standalone or peripheral chip.