• OCZ 1000W ProXStream PSU for Enthusiasts

    Sunnyvale, CA¡ªJanuary 15, 2007 ¡ª OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and power supplies, today announced the launch of the ProXStream power supply series, a new high performance PSU that was first showcased at the recent 2007 Consumer Electronics Show in...

  • Futuremark Releases VGMark07, the OpenVG Benchmark

    Saratoga, CA – January 16th, 2007 – Futuremark, publishers of the world’s most acclaimed benchmarks for handhelds and PCs, announced today the release of VGMark07, the OpenVG(tm) Benchmark. This new benchmark will provide unbiased vector graphics performance data for handset manufacturers, ODMs, semiconductor companies and network operators within the...

  • More Orders Placed w/ TSMC For 8800 GPUs

    Nvidia has placed urgent orders with TSMC for GeForce 8800 GTX and GTS series chips as demand for graphics cards supporting DirectX 10 is picking up, as cited by the Chinese-language Commercial Times. Monthly shipments for the urgent orders, which will begin in March, will be equivalent to 3,000-4,000...

  • PCI Express 2.0 Specs Finalized

    PCI-SIG today announced the availability of the PCI Express Base 2.0 specification. After a 60-day review of revision 0.9 of the specification in Fall 2006, members of the PCI-SIG finalized and released PCI Express (PCIe) 2.0, which doubles the interconnect bit rate from 2.5GT/s to 5GT/s to support high-bandwidth...

  • Swiftech Apogee GT Waterblock Review

    Swiftech launches their new waterblock – Apogee GT loudly at CES in Las Vegas. It is confidently put across by Swiftech, and the Overclocking Legend among it’s crew, Eric Kronies Oppainter, to best every other block out in the streets. Especially designed for high heat loads, how well can...

  • Silverstone TJ09 Review

    PC Casings have evolved over time – Tall , slim, short, wide, spacious, compact, inverted, etc. Today, we’re here to review a pedigree, the Silverstone TJ09. This time, we make things a little more interesting, by pitting it against another pedigree of it’s time, the Silverstone TJ06. How will...

  • No GeForce Go 8800 Series For Notebooks

    Those who are waiting for GeForce Go 8800 series to appear on notebooks are in for disappointment since there are no plans for that. Apparently, 90nm G80 proves too much for a notebook to handle. Therefore only mainstream G84 and value G86 will be available for notebooks, targeted for...

  • AMD CPU Inventory Builds Up

    AMD today announced that its fourth quarter revenues, excluding ATI-related segments, will only increase about 3% from the US$ 1.33 billion reported in the third quarter of 2006. The revenue growth is much lower than 6-13% growth range the company mentioned during its third quarter investor conference. The channel...

  • NVIDIA Wins Technology and Engineering Award

    NVIDIA Corporation today announced that the National Academy of Television Arts and Science has recognised the Company’s innovation in graphics processor development with a Technology and Engineering Emmy Award. The Emmy for pioneering work in near and real-time fully programmable shading via modern graphics processors, was awarded to NVIDIA...

  • GSkill F2-6400CL4D-2GBHK Review

    DDR2 Memory Market has grown so competitive in the past few months, we see makers ceaselessly expanding their range of offerings, dividing and segmenting products down to nitty price range. On top of trying to offer the fastest official specs, makers are building a diversity such that consumers get...

  • Cheaper GeForce 8800 Cards In Mid Feb

    VR-Zone has learned that NVIDIA will release cheaper GeForce 8800 cards next month to increase pressure on current ATi X1950 lineup targeting at X1950XT 256MB mainly. The new cards will based on the same 8800GTS GPU (96 unified, 24 texture processors and 20 ROPs). It has the same core...

  • Intel Bearlake Chipsets Unofficially Support Pentium 4 & Pentium D

    There is no cause for alarm that Intel has removed support for Netburst CPUs on Bearlake chipsets. In fact, the chipsets do still support but not officially or recommended. Intel wants to push consumers to opt for Core architecture instead which is a natural thing to do since Intel...

  • Intel Countersues Transmeta

    In October, Transmeta fired the opening salvo, alleging that Intel’s Core 2 Duo, Core and Pentium processors infringed 11 Transmeta patents. Three months after, Intel struck back, alleging the maker of the Caruso processor is infringing more than a half-dozen of Intel’s own patents and alleging the lawsuit is...

  • Cisco Sues Apple Over iPhone Name

    Cisco Systems is suing Apple to prevent it from using the name iPhone for the new smartphone. Cisco filed a lawsuit in Federal District Court for Northern California seeking an injunction against Apple using the name. The name iPhone is a registered trademark of Linksys, a division of Cisco....

  • No Support For Netburst On Bearlake Chipsets?

    Apparently, the next generation Bearlake chipsets (X38, P35, G35, G33, Q35, Q33) no longer support Netburst architecture. Therefore the current Pentium 4 and Pentium D processors cannot or rather are not supposed to run on Bearlake boards. Also only P35, G35 and X38 would support for quad-core processor. However,...

  • Intel Cans BTX So AMD Pushes DTX Standard

    AMD is developing an open standard specification that it believes will enable the broad adoption of SFF PCs. The standard, which it is calling DTX, will take advantage of existing ATX infrastructure and benefits which include cost-efficiency, system options and backward-compatibility. AMD plans to make a review copy of...

  • Sparkle GeForce 7 Series HDMI Cards

    SPARKLE today announces the SPARKLE GeForce 7 Series HDMI graphics cards, which incorporated the HDMI interface that delivers high-definition digital audio and video with a single cable. Based on NVIDIA’s award-winning GeForce 7 GPU architecture, SPARKLE GeForce 7 Series HDMI graphics cards include SPARKLE SF-HPX76GDH graphics card, SPARKLE 7900...

  • NVIDIA GeForce 8800 DirectX 10 Game Demonstrations at 2007 CES

    NVIDIA is demonstrating spectacular next-generation DirectX 10 gaming content running on NVIDIA GeForce 8800 graphics processors at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. NVIDIA GeForce 8800 graphics processing units (GPUs) and NVIDIA nForce 680-series media and communications processors (MCPs) will demonstrate dozens of cutting edge PC games at...

  • DELL Integrates CoolIT Systems’ MTEC Technology into Dual- Stage Cooling System

    CoolIT Systems announces that the new Dell XPS 710 H2C Edition will utilize CoolIT Systems’ MTEC technology to effectively chill the new Intel quad core processor. CoolIT’s advanced technology increases cooling power of Dell’s patent pending new liquid cooling solution which helps to extend the longevity of the CPU...

  • Intel & Samsung Back DisplayPort

    Intel and Samsung officially put their weight behind the Displayport 1.1 specification at a press conference at the CES. With their support the competing Universal Display Port (UDI) effort is essentially dead. DisplayPort backers see the interconnect as the digital successor to analog VGA, the Digital Visual Interface used...