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  • Intel Larrabee Discrete Graphics Card Sample Out In Q3 2008

    VR-Zone got some words that the Intel Larrabee discrete graphics card samples will be ready as early as Q3 this year and it will be shown to their closest partners only. We heard the Larrabee cards are slated for launch in Q2 2009, one year from now.  Certainly, Nvidia is not giving up their discrete

  • Intel Talks About Nehalem, Larrabee & Sandy Bridge

    Intel today discussed upcoming leading edge microprocessors and technologies. Nehalem is scalable with future versions having anywhere from 2 to 8 cores, with Simultaneous Multi-threading, resulting in 4 to 16 thread capability, 8 MB level-3 cache, 731 million transistors, Quickpath interconnects (up to 25.6GB per second), integrated memory controller and optional integrated graphics. The Larrabee

  • Preliminary Voltage Modifications: NVIDIA 9800GX2 Voltage Modifications

    The NVIDIA 9800GX2 has just hit the shelves and at VR-Zone, we work out the Voltage Modifications before anything else. Here’s a little preliminary modifications for those who are flying the soldering iron, and SLIcing up some double patties.

  • Apple launches Aperture 2 in Singapore

    Apple today introduce Aperture 2, the next major release of its groundbreaking photo editing and management software with over 100 new features that makes it faster, easier to use and more powerful. With a streamlined user interface and entirely new image processing engine, Aperture 2 also introduces new imaging tools for highlight recovery, color vibrancy,

  • LG launches KS20 Windows Mobile Phone

    Singapore, March 13 2008 – LG Electronics, a worldwide technology leader in mobile communications has today announced the launch of its first Windows Mobile ® 6 smartphone in Asia – the LG KS20. Designed to provide an enriched mobile internet experience in a slim and stylish device, the LG KS20 smartphone features a full complement

  • 3 Way SLI Revived: Asus Striker II Extreme NVIDIA 790i Motherboard

    Asus has been pumping out “Striker” motherboards for a few generations of SLI-capable chipsets already. The third iteration is here, and it supports not just three way SLI, but third generation DDR memory as well. A potential enthusiast platform indeed, but will it live up to its promise?

  • 55nm RV770 & G92b Die Sizes Comparison

    Our good friend CJ told us some time ago about a die shrink on the G92 from 65nm to 55nm codenamed G92b and it is evident from the information we gotten yesterday that Nvidia is preparing a shift to 55nm on some of the upcoming mobile GPUs. However, we have yet to find out if

  • Intel To Start Ramping Dunnington In Q3 & Nehalem in Q4

    Here’s a transition guidance for the upcoming Nehalem and Dunnington processors. There is an early Dunnington ramp in Q3 and it is expected to ramp up till year end reaching ~45% of the overall Expandable (EX) segment comprised of the Tigerton and Tulsa currently. For the Efficient Performance (EP) segment, quad-core Xeon 5400 series ramp

  • Intel Xeon DP CPUs Pricing Updated

    Xeon DP X5470 and L5430 based on quad core Harpertown will cost $ 1386 and $ 562 respectively while X5470 based on dual core Wolfdale will cost $ 1172 at launch in Q3 ’08.

  • Intel Mobile Processors Pricing Updated

    The first quad-core mobile part, the Core 2 Extreme QX9300 for Montevina Platform will come along in Q3 for $ 1038. Intel has also added two new Celeron processors; Celeron 585 and 575 based on the older 65nm Merom core for the Montevina Value Platform. Lastly, the Atom N270 (1.66GHz/533FSB) for Basic Notebook Platform will

  • 35W Montevina Desktop CPUs Price Up

    Core 2 Extreme QX9300 is the first quad-core part of the 35W Montevina desktop processor family and will arrive in Q3 for US$ 970. The dual-core 45nm parts like X9100, T9600, T9400, P9500, P8600 and P8400 will come along this June for $ 851, $ 530, $ 316, $ 348, $ 241 and $ 209

  • Intel Atom Processor Pricing Unveiled

    Intel has a new low-cost segment called “Nettop” designed for basic internet centric and content consumption usage models. It is based on 45nm Atom processors codenamed Diamondville. Intel will release Atom 230, a 1.6GHz clocked single core Diamondville processor for $ 29 in Q2. Higher clocked Atom and dual-core Atom are expected in Q3.

  • IT Show 2008 Coverage!

    ITShow Singapore 2008, Largest IT Show, Digital, Mobile, Consumer Electronics Exhibition Ever Held in Singapore! Brought to you by VR-Zone.com

  • Thecus N3200M NAS Powered By AMD Geode

    Thecus has worked closely with AMD and now introduces the all-new N3200M. Coming this spring, the N3200M features AMD technology and delivers a complete media and storage solution perfect for the home. Based on the AMD Geode™ processor, the N3200M’s design concept is centered on the home theater. For video playback, the N3200M supports WMV9,

  • PowerColor HD 3870 X2 Comes With GDDR4

    TUL today announced that it is introducing a high-end graphics solution, PowerColor HD 3870 X2 with Samsung GDDR4 memory that is designed to bring incredible performance and life-like graphics to all gamers. The video card also boasts a built-in Dual HD 3870 GPU that clocks at a core speed of 825MHz and an effective memory

  • Razer Unveiled “Salmosa” Entry-Level Mouse

    Razer unveiled their Salmosa entry-level mouse at CeBIT today. Key features includes 1800dpi 3G Infrared Sensor, Ultra-Light Form Factor and Hardware Toggles for DPI and Polling Rate. Available in Q3 this year for US$ 39.99.

  • ASUS Revealed 8.9-inch Eee PC 900@ CeBIT

    ASUS has made several innovative improvements with the next generation of the Eee PC – dubbed the Eee PC 900. These new technologies will bring about a brand new concept for Internet access with 1G of memory, larger storage of up to 12GB, and wider 8.9-inch screens. These new Eee PCs will cost 399 Euro

  • Slim Shiro VJ Media Player Showcased @ CeBIT

    One of the slender and lustrous range of media players, that Shiro is showcasing this year, is a sleek and trendy looking, 2,4” TFT LCD player, Shiro VJ. This compact size player provides you with a large screen with a 262K colors rendition. It allows you to watch video directly from AVI and WMV files.

  • ASUS Unveiled A Slew Of Handhelds @ CeBIT

    ASUS makes heads turn for the fashion and function-conscious with this Automobili Lamborghini co-branded handheld. It is encapsulated in a finish of carbon fiber and high grade stainless steel. Touch screen activated, it has a unique graphic user-interface that can be modified to suit the user. ASUS M930 – a smart phone running on Windows

  • The Mutants Gather: Vvikoo & Eagle 8800GT

    The 8800GT with it’s unified stream processors should be no stranger to most hardware enthusiasts. The original 8800GT was released on the P393 reference PCB with a phase of GPU power chipped off. Today, two oddballs landed in our test labs for an almighty showdown.