In 2004, 20-50 million tons of e-waste was produced worldwide, according to research carried out by Greenpeace. This will equal the total waste produced in Taiwan in 2 to 6 years time. In light of this, inappropriate disposal of IT-waste will no doubt cause irreparable damage to the earth we live on. At a press
BFG announced today the BFG ES-800, an enthusiast level 800 watt power supply which has won numerous awards for its high efficiency and unique Frequency Conversion technology.. This makes the unit at least 80% efficient, even with loads as low as 10% of the unit’s maximum capability. The ES-800 has the lowest minimum load requirements
The first 2 models from the GeForce 9900 series will be 9900 GTX and 9900 GTS instead of 9900 GT we reported earlier and they will be GT200 based not G92b based. Nvidia is slated to launch them in July to counter AMD RV770 series which is slated for launch during Computex. Nvidia will differentiate
We have in the labs today, a pair of interesting CPU coolers coming from ThermalTake and Scythe – the DUORB CPU cooler and the OROCHI Cooler respectively. One follows in the tradition of its predesessors and the other breaks from convention of heatsinks in general. Follow us as we take both coolers to the test
Nvidia is planning to add a new G92-451 GPU to the existing GeForce 9800 GX2 cards based on G92-450 GPUs. However, the transition is almost invisible as it is pin to pin compatible and interchangeable with the existing GPUs without the need to update BIOS or drivers. The reason for change is due to improved
Nvidia is planning to release the cheaper SLI capable chipset for AMD platform this month end. The NVIDIA nForce 740a SLI SPP includes 2×8 PCI Express 2.0 lanes (configurable as 1×16) and 2×1 PCI Express 1.0 lanes, 12 USB ports, six SATA ports, and single GigE.
Meizu are working on developing the M8 prototypes right now and scheduled to release it in August this year. There will be 8GB and 16GB versions when launched. Stay tuned for more information.
Fujitsu announced the release of the MHZ2 CJ Series of 320 GB(1) 2.5″ hard disk drives with automatic hardware-based encryption to effectively secure data against theft or loss, along with the industry’s highest rotational speed of 7200-rpm and a 3.0 Gb/s Serial ATA interface. The new series of drives for computers and external storage devices
we’ve tore apart its predecessor, now we’re giving you a piece of our mind on Asus’ latest rendition of their world wide best selling UMPC, the Eee PC 900. Will new features like a full fledged 9 inch screen, a 1.3 MP web cam and massively increased SSD storage be enough to tempt you? Read
Earlier, we revealed that Nvidia is planning to release GeForce 9800 GT based on 55nm G92 core in July and now we learned a little more details on this new card. The new 9800GT card is codenamed G92-280 and it is using a new P393-C00 PCB that supports Hybrid Power. There will be 256MB and
VR-Zone.com managed to lay our hands on Intel’s latest Little Falls ES mini-ITX solution, featuring their latest low power processor, the Intel Atom. The Atom on the board is based on the Diamondville core, clocked at 1.6Ghz and comes with Hyperthreading technology. This is the first time that Intel incorporated their own chipset into their
Amid the buzz of reaching a new milestone of 1 million Eee PCs sold in just 5 months after its launch, ASUS has provided yet another round of excitement with its release of the new Eee PC 900. This new generation of the ever popular PC packs in a whole range of hardware that includes
Nvidia is planning to launch the GeForce 9600 GSO next month to replace the “not so popular” GeForce 8800 GS. Apparently, GeForce 9600 GSO and 8800 GS are of the same G92 core with 96 stream processors but card makers are 100% free to design their own PCB and determine their own clocks. We can
A short preview of the Scythe Orochi before we show you the real deal, soon.
Walton Chaintech introduces the latest performance enhanced CHAINTECH GSE96GT Overclocking Edition with core code G94. The default 650 MHz core clock is raised to 735 MHz and memory clock at 1900 MHz.
Biostar has informed us that their TA780G M2+ board is able to run the Phenom 9850 without any hiccups. However, Biostar cautioned that certain areas like PWM and chipset do get pretty hot after prolong load condition so make sure your case is well ventilated. Gigabyte told us their 780G has no problems with Phenom
VR-Zone learned that Nvidia is planning to add Hynix as a second source memory for GeForce 9800 GTX. The current source is of course Samsung with their K4J52324QE 0.8ns GDDR3 memories while the fastest equivalent from Hynix is HY5RS123235BFP 0.8ns part. A BIOS update is needed for the 9800GTX cards with Hynix memories.
Artctic Cooling is planning a slew of new products in May. They are Accelero Xtreme 9800 for GeForce 9800 GTX, Accelero Twin Turbo for GeForce 9600, 8800 series (G92) and Radeon HD3870, 3850 and much more, Freezer 7 LP for Intel processors, ARCTIC RC for both DDR2 and DDR3 SDRAM modules.
OCZ today unveiled the Flex II memory series, designed for blazing speeds demanded by enthusiasts. These premium modules run at incredibly fast DDR2-1150 speeds for high-performance systems with integrated water-cooling. The PC2-9200 Flex II modules are optimized for the latest cutting edge platforms and will be available in high-capacity 4GB (2x2048MB) dual channel kits for
The DC330 and DC320 camcorders feature a 45x advanced zoom whilst the DC310 features a 41x advanced zoom. All three camcorder models offer a 37x optical zoom with electronic image stabilization. The new camcorders all offer true wide high resolution 16:9 recording which is ideal for playback on widescreen television. The Canon DC330/DC320/DC310 camcorders are