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  • ASUS HD 3850 X2 Card Specs & Pics

    ASUS is preparing their self-designed HD 3850 X2 card for mass production next week so we can expect the cards to hit the retail market by mid April. The pricing is expected to be around US$ 350. ASUS EAH3850 X2 card has two HD 3850 GPUs with 1GD DDR3 memories onboard. The card is clocked

  • Vijay Sharma, Key Executive of AMD/ATI Resigned

    VR-Zone came to know that one of the key AMD executive, Vijay Sharma, the Director of Product Marketing Graphics Products Group has left. The reason cited is that he wishes to purse other opportunities not related to graphics business. His decision is kind of sudden as he had just attended a AMD graphics partner conference

  • Intel P45 Schedule Still On Track

    DigiTimes reported that Intel is delaying the launch schedule of its P45 chipset from originally in May to mid-June due to compatibility problem between the PCI Express x16 port and graphics cards. The problem should be solved and ready to launch 2-4 weeks behind the original launch schedule. One source told VR-Zone that P45 boards

  • ASUS My Cinema – PE9400 Combo

    ASUS has today introduced the new PCI-express TV card, the ASUS My Cinema – PE9400 Combo. This versatile piece of hardware is able to support both digital (ATSC/QAM) and analog (NTSC) TV programs formats, and is embedded with a MPEG2 hardware encoder for reduced CPU loading with guaranteed high-quality video output – allowing users to

  • AMD B3 Phenom X4 & X3 Pricing Compared

    AMD has finally launched the B3-step Phenom processors today with quad-core Phenom X4 9850, 9750, 9650, 9550 and 9100e as well as tri-core Phenom X3 8600 and 8400. The highest speed Phenom X4 9850 at 2.5GHz will only cost $ 235 while the lowest speed Phenom X4 9100e at 1.8GHz costs $ 199 while the

  • Sony PLAYSTATION Network Top-Up Promotion

    Singapore, 27 March 2008 – Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited (SCEH)today announced a PLAYSTATION®Store wallet top-up promotion for the entire month of April. PLAYSTATION®Network members will enjoy even better value when purchasing downloadable PS3â„¢ and PSP® games through the PLAYSTATION®Store or PLAYSTATION®Store (PC version). For every wallet top-up transaction of S$ 30 (with a

  • Sparkle Calibre P960 w/ Adjustable Dual Fly Cooling System

    SPARKLE today introduced the Calibre P960 Graphics Card with exclusive adjustable Dual Fly Cooling System. The cooling fans of the Dual Fly Cooling System can be adjusted aslant, so not only MOS circuit on the PCB can be cooled efficiently, the whole cooling efficiency can be raised too. According to the cooling test data provided

  • Nvidia Prepares MCP79 Chipset For VIA Isaiah CPUs

    VR-Zone has learned that Nvidia is preparing a variant of their MCP79 chipset to support VIA C7 and Isaiah CN processors. Currently, MCP79 is designed to support Intel processors but some modifications can be done to support the VIA processors. The Inquirer first broke the news on Nvidia making chipsets for VIA processors and Infoworld

  • Intel Lowers Atom CPU Price To Counter AMD & VIA

    According to DigiTimes, Intel is planning to bring Atom 230 processor down to a price below US$ 29 to prevent AMD from grabbing low-cost desktop PC market share with its Sempron processors. This move by Intel might be to counter VIA upcoming Isaiah processor which is targeted specifically at Intel Atom market segment; MID, UMPC

  • GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver – EP35-DS4

    Bills have been rising but more often than not, faster than our paychecks have been. If your utility bills have been a concern, join us as we examine GIGABYTE’s new Dynamic Energy Saving feature on the GIGABYTE EP35-DS4 and see if there really are any savings to be had.

  • Creative TravelSound For iPod Nano

    Creative today announced an entirely new category of iPod speakers with the Creative TravelSound for iPod nano (3rd Generation). The first one-piece iPod nano speaker portable enough to fit in a pocket or purse, the Creative TravelSound (model i80) for iPod nano delivers surprisingly powerful sound for such a small speaker. Available in Singapore in

  • ASUS To Launch “Eee PC Touch” In Q2

    DigiTimes today ran a story on the 8.9" 2nd gen Eee PC lineup that includes touchscreen panel and possible GPS support, with shipments expected to begin in May or June. Pricing is projected to reach NT$ 15,000 (US$ 500). VR-Zone learned that this new series of Eee PC with touch screen functions will be known

  • LG Introduces “Mind-reading” Interactive Phone

    LG today announced the launch of its award winning LG KF600 in Singapore – a new mobile phone that is as feature-rich and easy to use as it is stylish, thanks to its unique touch screen interface. The InteractPad™ and its virtual menu keys show the exact keys a user needs to complete the task

  • Nvidia Preparing G96 (D9M) Card For Launch

    Nvidia plans to add another member to the GeForce 9 series soon with their G96 (D9M) card for the mainstream market. This G96 card is meant to replace the current GeForce 8500 GT card so most likely the official marketing name will be GeForce 9500 GT. Final specs are 550MHz core clock, 512MB (32MX16) GDDR2

  • TSMC Unveiled 40nm Half-Node Process For CPU & GPUs

    TSMC today unveiled the foundry’s first 40nm manufacturing process technology. The new node supports a performance-driven general purpose (40G) technology and a power-efficient low power (40LP) technology. The 45nm node provided double the gate density of 65nm, while the new 40nm node features manufacturing innovations that enable its LP and G processes to deliver a

  • Canon Camera Launch @ The China Club Singapore

    A few new digital imaging products from Canon were officially launched today at The China Club Singapore. We bring you a little more information, not only on their latest digicams, but also their highly anticipated EOS 450D.

  • GeForce 9300 GE & GS Spotted

    NVIDIA_G98.DEV_06E0.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 9300 GE" NVIDIA_G98.DEV_06E1.1 = "NVIDIA GeForce 9300 GS" We have spotted some interesting marketing name change from the new Forceware 174.xx drivers we have gotten. Apparently, Nvidia has decided to drop GeForce 9400 naming and use GeForce 9300 instead. There will be two models; GeForce 9300 GE and GeForce 9300 GS.

  • Nvidia To Launch GeForce 9800 GTX On April Fool Day

    Nvidia has informed their partners that the GeForce 9800 GTX launch has been pushed one week from March 25th to April 1st. No reason was provided for the delay but it is funny that Nvidia chose to launch a flagship product on April Fool day. GeForce 9800 GTX will be priced at US$ 349. On

  • Nvidia Partners Unveiled GeForce 9800 GX2 Cards

    Most of the Nvidia’s AIC partners like Albatron, EVGA, Leadtek, MSI, Gainward, Palit, XFX, POV, Inno3D, ZOTAC have unveiled their 9800GX2 solutions. All of them are Nvidia reference cards as Nvidia doesn’t allow the partners to produce the cards on their own. Therefore, partners have to turn to other form of marketing ideas to distinguish

  • Corsair, Crucial, G,Skill & OCZ Announced Fastest DDR3 Memories

    Corsair, Crucial, G.Skill and OCZ separately announced their fastest DDR3 memories today. Cosair announced DOMINATOR and XMS DHX 2GB kit pre-loaded with EPP2 while Crucial announced Ballistix PC3-16000 (DDR3-2000MHz) high-performance memory modules with EPP2 and latency timings of 9-9-9-28 at 1.9V, available in 1GB modules and 2GB kits. G.Skill announced their new DDR3-1800 CL7 equipped