• AGEIA PPU Plans Revealed

    CHW has the opportunity to interview CEO of AGEIA and there are some interesting information revealed. In 2007 there will be several titles using the PPU. The ones to watch for and which use physics in a very compelling way in the immediate future are Cellfactor: Revolution and Warmonger:...

  • NVIDIA Skips G81, Goes Straight For G90

    We told you earlier about NVIDIA skipping G81 or GeForce 8900 to go straight for something more powerful. It seems like INQ has insider scoop that NVIDIA mulling the successor to G80 but still would like to produce GX2 if they managed to solve the thermal and power issues....

  • EVGA 8800GTS 320MB Review

    The 8800 series of graphics cards from NVIDIA house the first generation of GPUs capable of DirectX 10. They came positioned at a higher price segment of the market, and this may be one of the main reason barricading people from upgrading. Recently, the 8800GTS 320MB was launched, same...

  • AMD Plans R600 Hard Launch in Q2

    AMD has delayed R600 launch from March to unconfirmed date in Q2 according to INQ and TechPowerup. The reason cited by AMD is that their R600 series is not where they want it to be yet, so they decided to move the launch to be able to deliver a...

  • Intel Brings 45nm Xeons to Q3 2007

    We told you about the possibilities of a FSB bump to 1600Mhz for Clovertown and Intel to bring forward the schedule of 45nm to this year in our previous article. Seems like these 2 predictions come true with their latest Server platforms update. Intel is also expected to launch...

  • OCZ PC2-8500 Reaper HPC Series

    OCZ unveiled the OCZ PC2-8500 Reaper HPC Series. This 2GB dual channel kit features the proprietary OCZ Reaper HPC (Heat Pipe Conduit) heatspreader, engineered to deliver superior silent heat dissipation over traditional heatspreaders. As heat rises into the thermo-conductive copper heat pipe conduit, it is dissipated through the strategically-placed...

  • OCZ Vindicator CPU Cooler

    OCZ today announced the OCZ Vindicator CPU cooler, an enthusiast-grade thermal solution for the latest high performance processors. The Vindicator can be used as a passive or active cooler depending on the needs of the enthusiast. The OCZ Vindicator can effectively cool some CPUs passively thanks to a pure...

  • ASUS Striker Extreme & P5N32-E SLi

    The Striker Extreme is ASUS’ answer to those looking for a high-end motherboard that performs well, overclocks well, and comes with all the bells and whistles. Does it add up for the Striker? We will also be taking a look at the P5N32-E SLi, the stripped-down counterpart of the...

  • Inno3D nForce 680i & iChill 7900GS Combo!

    VR-Zone takes an exclusive look at the Inno3D nForce 680i mainboard and the very first entree of their iChill enthusiast graphic card series, the Geforce 7900GS 256MB iChill edition.

  • More GeForce 8600 Series Unveiled

    DigiTimes has a news story on GeForce 8600 series but apparently there are several versions. GeForce 8600 GT with 512MB memory will be priced between US$ 219 and US$ 229, while a 256MB version will be available at US$ 199. There is an even lower priced GeForce 8600GS at...

  • NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS & GT In April

    NVIDIA is using back the GTS naming for their mainstream cards and is preparing to launch their GeForce 8600 series codenamed G84 in April. There will be 2 models; GeForce 8600 GTS and GeForce 8600GT and they are priced at $ 249-$ 299 and $ 199-$ 249 respectively. Interestingly,...

  • GECUBE X1950XT X Series AGP Cards

    GECUBE announced X1950XT X series which uses an ATI RADEON R580+ GPU with GDDR3 256MB and comes with GECUBE’s exclusive X-Turbo fan, built-in Thermo Electric Chip (TEC), and temperature-controlled devices. The core clock speed not only directly challenges that of the X1950XTX level (648MHz), its overclocking speed can also...

  • Sony 65nm SOI Cell Broadband Engine Details

    Sony has revealed more details at ISSCC on their 65nm SOI Cell Broadband Engine that are in mass production now to replace the 90nm Cell processors in the current PlayStation 3 units selling out there. The 65nm Cell B.E. die size is smaller as compared 90nm thus it is...

  • Albatron @ CeBIT; Mini-IXT, MXM, Nano Abox V2.0

    Albatron is eager to showcase its major product lines to the world and will arrive full force with top performing VGA cards, Mainboards, Memory Modules and Mini-PC Systems. This year’s Mainboard and VGA products will include the latest wave of technology sweeping through the market including mainboards supporting CoreTM...

  • R600 Delivers Video & Audio Data Using HDMI

    INQ reported that R600 architecture will utilize PCI Express x16 connection to the fullest by delivering both video and audio content using HDMI. R600 board will be shipped with at least one DVI-to-HDMI dongle, with DVI serving as the bandwidth provider for video and audio. R600 chip has the...

  • abit IN9 32x MAX 680i SLI Motherboard

    What I have noticed about abit in recent generation of chipset motherboard trend, is that it is a company focused on perfecting a flagship product to lead each line of motherboard chipsets it chooses to go with at a particular time in the market rather carefully. It trades diversity...

  • PowerColor Special Edition Year of the Pig Gfx Card

    TUL announced the PowerColor Chinese New Year Special Edition graphics card. This card features a limited edition golden pig fan to celebrate the year of the pig; to welcome a joyful and prosperous year to come. Underneath this custom made golden pig fan, lies the coveted PowerColor X1650 PRO,...

  • TwinMOS DDR2 Memory Modules For Apple Mac

    Mac computers have been the favorite among trendy consumers for their design that combines style and technology. The simple white and clean lining together with the humanistic system specifications make every generation of Mac computers attractive. With the leading-edge technology and know-how, TwinMOS Technology today announced ” Apple Series...

  • It’s Official. R600 is Radeon X2900 Series

    VR-Zone has learned that the official marketing name for R600 will be Radeon X2900 series and we will start using the name from now on. We can expect AMD to launch Radeon X2900XTX and XT first while X2900XL will follow later. The recent leaked R6xx series chart with pricing...

  • Intel ICH10 Southbridge Details Unveiled

    Intel has finished the work on ICH9 Southbridge and now working on ICH10 slated for launch next year. Intel has removed PS/2 and LPT ports support from the chipset. The new ICHs will include a new 10GB Ethernet controller and together with some new technology from Intel, it will...