• 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...

  • OCZ Equalizer Laser Gaming Mouse

    OCZ unveiled their plans to introduce gaming peripherals, and offer the best gaming mouse on the market. The new OCZ Equalizer Laser Mouse is sure to excite today’s demanding gamers with its unique features, high performance engine, and competitive edge. Designed to give gamers an extra edge, the Equalizer...

  • Nokia & Intel Scrapped HSDPA Module For Notebooks

    Nokia and Intel had scrapped a joint plan to develop an HSDPA module for notebook computers. “We have, together with Intel, canceled the HSDPA module cooperation in the form we formerly announced,” said Nokia spokeswoman Eija-Riitta Huovinen. “We are still looking at the HSDPA module case from a technological...

  • Shuttle XPC P2 3700w SFF Workstation

    Shuttle has announced the availability of its first quad-core powered SFF workstations. XPC P2 3700w workstations can be configured with up to 8GB of DDR2 ECC memory – a perfect match for animators. Shuttle offers the XPC P2 3700w workstations with Microsoft’s Windows Vista Business 64-bit or Windows XP...

  • IBM Uses eDRAM As Cache For 45nm CPUs

    IBM plans to unveil a new way of putting memory on processors that it thinks will dramatically improve performance. IBM uses SOI to reduce current leakage from the transistors it builds for processors like the Power 5, and had used embedded DRAM in certain chips such as its Blue...

  • IBM New Approach To Double PC Performance

    IBM says it is developing new circuitry that could triple the data stored on a typical microprocessor, and thereby double the performance of computers. The computer maker’s approach is based on exploiting the most widely used memory technology in a new way. IBM researchers will discuss their progress at...

  • Arctic Cooling Silentium T Pro Series

    ARCTIC COOLING launches a new line of thermodynamic PC case – Silentium T Pro. As its predecessor (Silentium), the new Silentium T Pro’s revolutionary design introduces a radical thermodynamic concept which does not follow the traditional ATX standard. Air flow directions in the Silentium T Pro have been completely...

  • NVIDIA reports record results for fourth quarter and fiscal year 2007

    NVIDIA Corporation today reported financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007 and the fiscal year ended January 28, 2007. For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007, revenue increased to a record $ 878.9 million, compared to $ 633.6 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006, an...

  • GeForce 8900 Has 160 Shader Processors?

    INQ reports that GeForce 8900 GTX has more shaders and this will speed up some of the games and definitely in the "scientific" GPGPU calculations. The card still has the same G80, 90nm core but NVIDIA might be veiling some info. The card will be announced just in time...

  • NVIDIA MCP73 Chipsets Info

    MCP73 will come in no less than three flavors. The main chipset, dubbed MCP73P, is a 1333MHz front-side bus chipset. A cut down version of the same chipset, dubbed MCP73PV, will only feature a 1066MHz FSB. The third chipset is likely a derivative that does not feature integrated graphics....

  • AMD Plans External Graphics Cards & Crossfire

    We heard about the new hardware Crossfire last week and now INQ reveals more details. Lasso is AMD’s codename for external graphics card which will utilise the same external PCIe x16 connector. While this is mostly aimed at desktops, with the PCIe x16 bus-card that will be installed inside...

  • NVIDIA Prepares nForce 630a Against AMD 690G

    CHW reported that NVIDIA is preparing to launch their nForce 630a board in CeBIT to compete against AMD 690G board which is slated to launch on Feb 28th. nForce 630a supports Socket AM2 AMD Athlon™ 64 X2/64/Sempron™ Processors, NVIDIA GeForce 7050(nForce 630a), Hyper Transport Technology up to 2G, Dual...

  • iPhone Look A-Like, Meizu miniOne To Make Its Debut

    It seems that Meizu has completed their design of their iPhone look-alike design codenamed M8 and the maker is determined to release it into the market soon. Meizu called it miniOne since it is an small but top end “all-in-one” player equipped with all the functions.

  • Final Call for all Ye Valentines!

    Final call for all the Lover Boys and Gals out there: Enter the Kingston Valentine’s Special Contest and win attractive prizes for your love! Contest ends on 13th April Valentine’s Day Eve so hurry up and click on the entry pictures above to enter this fun contest!

  • Sony To Outsource Future Cell Production

    Sony will cut back on future chip spending and may not produce advanced “cell” microchips used in its PS3 game gear in-house as it seeks better returns on its investments. Investment in chips would come down significantly from the 460 billion yen ($ 3.8 billion) allocated over the three...

  • Intel Adds Cheapest Celeron 420 In June

    Intel Core 2 Duo E6320 (1.83GHz/1066FSB/4MB) and E6420 (2.13GHz/1066FSB/4MB) will be launched on 22nd April ’07 along with E4400 (2GHz/800FSB/2MB). They will be priced at $ 163, $ 183 and $ 133 respectively at launch. Intel Core 2 Quad Q6400 (2.13GHz/1066FSB/2x4MB), Pentium dual-core E2160 (1.8GHz/800FSB/1MB) at $ 84 and...

  • IBM Plans Quad-Chip Module For Power6

    Power6 dual-core processor will run between 4GHz and 5GHz and processors ran as fast as about 5.8GHz without exceeding 85 degrees Celsius. For blade servers, Power6 will run closer to 4GHz than 5GHz. Power6 employs several power-saving techniques; low-power idle mode called a “nap” that can cut power consumption...

  • ST Licensed AMD Unified Shader Technology

    STMicroelectronics has announced a strategic license agreement with AMD to deliver next-generation graphics technology for mobile multimedia devices. ST has licensed AMD’s OpenGL ES 2.0 compliant 3D and OpenVG 1.0 vector graphics core engine and related software. R&D teams from AMD and ST will work closely together to integrate...

  • Seagate Ships Savvio 10K.2 Hard Drives

    Seagate has begun shipping its Savvio 10K.2 hard drives in volume to the distribution channel worldwide. The Savvio family, based on the 2.5-inch enterprise small form factor platform and featuring a Serial Attached SCSI interface, provides a range of benefits to enterprise system designers. Seagate’s second-generation 2.5-inch 10K-rpm enterprise...