• Intel GPU Architecture Mapped Out

    Beyond3D revealed the future Intel discrete graphics plans with slides from the Visual Computing Group. The architecture is based on 10+ mini-cores that has 10mm2 die size and 6.25W TDP each. Each core has 16-wide 512-bit vector unit capable of executing VLIW instructions. 10 of such cores will be...

  • IBM To Replace System Bus w/ TSV

    IBM will link chips together in a relatively new way that the company says will improve performance and cut power consumption. The technology, called through-silicon vias, or TSV, involves connecting different components or different cores inside of two respective chips through thousands of tiny wires that will carry data...

  • Marvell New Bluetooth 2.0 w/ EDR Chips

    Marvell announced two new Bluetooth single-chip solutions which provides provides extended battery life in cell phones, converged devices, gaming devices and consoles, portable media players, and other applications requiring short- and long-range connectivity. 88W8689 Bluetooth single-chip solution features a Bluetooth Core Specification Version 2.0 + Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)-compliant...

  • Intel Santa Rosa For MoDT Platforms

    Intel’s plan to push its Santa Rosa platform, scheduled for launch at the beginning of May under the notebook-platform brands Centrino Pro and Centrino Duo, as a Viiv branded desktop platform too. PC makers such as AOpen, Sony and Shuttle have used MoDT platforms to create small form factor...

  • Walton Chaintech Presents its New APOGEE GT DDRII 1066 Memory Module

    Taipei, Taiwan, April 11, 2007|Walton Chaintech, the world’s renowned memory module and graphic cards maker, introduces its new APOGEE GT DDRII 1066 memory module. Designed to fulfill the speed and performance requirements of extreme gamers and computer enthusiasts, APOGEE GT DDRII 1066 module is believed as an innovative addition...

  • X-Fi Sound System i600, PlayDock i500 and TravelSound i

    SINGAPORE, April 11, 2007 – Creative (NASDAQ: CREAF), a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products, today announced a new lineup of state-of-the-art docking speakers for iPod players with the Creative X-Fi Sound System i600, Creative PlayDock i500 and Creative TravelSound i docking speakers. Combining elegant designs with exhilarating acoustic...

  • New iPod Docking Products Expand the X-Fi Experience to iPod Users

    SINGAPORE April 11, 2007 Creative Technology Ltd. (NASDAQ: CREAF), a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products, today launched a collection of Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity enabled products for the home at the X-Fi Your Home press event in the showflat of the prestigious Icon Condominium. X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity is...

  • Intel QX6800; Higher OC Potential Expected

    Intel today advanced its enthusiast-level quad-core processor family with the introduction of the Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme processor QX6800. Here are some of the key messages from the press releases : · QX6800 is produced on Intel’s industry-leading 65 nanometer process, key to enabling the large 8 megabyte cache....

  • TSMC To Enter 45nm Production In Sep

    TSMC would complete 45nm technology qualification and enter production as early as September 2007. The new 45nm process combines the most advanced 193nm immersion photolithography, competitive performance-enhancing silicon strains, and extreme low-k (ELK) inter-metal dielectric material. TSMC’s 45nm low power process (LP) provides twice the density of 65nm with...

  • New WD Drives For AV Products

    Western Digital today announced a new family of hard drives for audio and video recording products, one of today’s fastest growing digital storage markets. Drawing on its expertise as a leading supplier to major consumer electronics and surveillance manufacturers worldwide, WD has designed its new 3.5-inch WD AV hard...

  • AMD Officially Cut Desktop CPU Prices

    Platform Model Feb 20 Apr 9 Quad FX FX-74 999/pair 799/pair FX-72 799/pair 599/pair Athlon 64 X2 6000+ 464 241 5600+ 326 188 5400+ 267 178 5000+ 222 167 5000+ 222 167 4800+ 217 136 4400+ 170 121 4000+ 144 104 3800+ 113 83 3800+ 113 83 3600+ 102...

  • 8600GTS Gaming Performance

    After taking a look at the Overclocking of the 8600GTS Video Card, we take a look at how the card performs in current games.

  • Intel To Intro ICH9-DH @ $ 1

    DigiTimes reported that Intel will attempt to push Viiv platform further into the market later in 2007 with plans to charge motherboard makers just US$ 1 for its upcoming ICH9-DH chipset, compared to the first and second quarter pricing of US$ 5 and US$ 3 for the ICH8-DH.

  • Intel Centrino Pro processor technology for notebooks

    Intel will extend its innovative and popular features designed for desktop business PCs called Intel® vPro processor technology into its forthcoming high-performance laptop offering. IT departments will be able to reliably manage both desktops and notebooks and deal with what plagues them most — security threats, cost of ownership,...

  • DisplayPort 1.1; Single Connector Replace All

    VESA has approved version 1.1 of the DisplayPort™ interface standard for use in new designs of flat panel displays, projectors, PCs and CE devices. DisplayPort 1.1 gives manufacturers of LCD panels, monitors, graphics cards, PC chipsets, projectors, peripherals, components, and consumer electronics a next generation digital interface that is...

  • Creative Aurvana DJ Headphones

    Creative announced the Creative Aurvana DJ Headphones. Sophistically designed with brushed metal and diamond-cut finishing, these powerful headphones offer precise audio reproduction for discerning music listeners, DJ mixes and home studio monitoring use. Built for ultra-comfort using high-grade acoustic components, the Creative Aurvana DJ Headphones are ideal companion products...

  • OCZ PC2-9200 Reaper HPC Modules

    OCZ announced a high-speed version of the new OCZ Reaper HPC memory line, a PC2-9200 rated kit, making it the world’s fastest memory that takes advantages of the heatpipe design to effectively offload heat and increase performance and stability. This unique Reaper HPC (Heat Pipe Conduit) heatspreader is engineered...

  • ASUS Two New PDAs For SG Market

    ASUS has launched 2 new PDAs for the Singapore market; A626 ultra-slim PDA and A696 ultra-slim GPS PDA at only 1.57cm thick. Both are encased in stainless steel and the whole PDA is less than 165g in weight. The 3.5” anti-glare touch screen completes the outlook of the A696...

  • Scythe Kama Cross Heatsink Review

    VR-Zone is proud to bring you an exclusive review of the new cooling solution from Scythe, the Kama Cross cooler, Featuring a unique cross flow design coupled with 3 heatpipes, how will this particular cooler fare against our almighty Pentium XE 955 heatload? Check out our review for more...

  • NVIDIA 8600GTS Overclocking!

    The 8600GTS is about to come upon us. It turned out to be a huge surprise for the overclockers… 1GHz Core with just air-cooling! Let’s see how to get there!