• Battle of the mid enders – Geforce 7900GS vs Radeon X1950Pro, Radeon X1650XT vs Geforce 7600GS

    Today, we will be taking a look at the latest mid range offerings from Nvidia and ATI, something that’s relatively light for the pockets of you and me, A.K.A the poor gamers. Come on in and take a look at this very review, where the 7900GS pits it out...

  • Kawaii Kingston Children Gaming Day

    On the 24th November, Kingston organized the Kawaii Kingston Children Gaming Day, in collaboration with the Salvation Army and VR-Zone, supported by Razer. It was a fun-filled and memorable day for many of us, including the children.

  • Biostar Sigma Gate V7603GS21 w/ OC Tool

    Today, BIOSTAR launches its new tool called V-Ranger for optimizing the best voltage, frequency and temperature values of each individual card. V-Ranger stands for Voltage Ranger, which is the first VGA based dynamic voltage regulation in the world. V-Ranger makes the concept of “power-on-demand” a reality. A powerful tool...

  • Palm Selling Treo 680 Cheaply

    Palm Inc. began taking orders for its Treo 680 smartphone on Wednesday, hoping to expand from its core business customers to a larger market of casual, first-time users. Palm is charging US$ 399 for the “unlocked” version of the phone, allowing users to subscribe to any carrier, and plans...

  • Intel G35 IGP HDMI/HDPC Features

    Intel recently released details of HDMI/HDPC in G35 IGP chipset (Bearlake G+), stating that would be a solid solution to HDMI/HDPC. HDMI Signal Mixing and HDCP have already built in G35 IGP. Through PCI-E pins, the 165MHz Pixel Clock provides 1.65Gbps bandwidth for the video, supporting 720p, 1080i and...

  • Ethernet Heads For 100 Gigabits

    Ethernet will keep accelerating, speeding up to 100G bps (bits per second) in the next few years. The 100G-bps version of Ethernet will be 10 times faster than the current fastest type, 10-Gigabit Ethernet. But vendors as well as users represented in the group, including Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories...

  • Server Market Grows in Q3

    Separate reports from research firms IDC and Gartner point to a more robust market for servers in the third quarter of 2006. This renewed corporate interest in servers reflects the growing popularity of blades and demand for high-end hardware, according to the reports. Overall, server revenue climbed 9.1 percent...

  • Fujitsu Foldable Laptop

    Fujitsu is showing off a prototype of a laptop that folds down into the size and shape of a CD case. The prototype, called the Ultra Mobile PC, is the size of a CD case when it’s folded up. Then the user flips open an 8-inch display screen, just...

  • FeminaPad For Female Gamers

    Core Gaming Gear, better known as Corepad®, the manufacturer and distributor of PC gaming accessories, announced today the release of the FeminaPad, premium cloth mouse pads. The FeminaPad will be available in one size: 1. FeminaPad 325 x 290 x 4.7mm / 12.80 x 11.42 x 0.19 in. The...

  • NVIDIA Launches SLI Marketplace

    NVIDIA today announced a revolutionary new shopping experience for gamers-the NVIDIA® SLI(TM) Marketplace. Located at www.slizone.com/marketplace , the NVIDIA SLI Marketplace will allow consumers in the United States to: – Buy SLI-certified products, such as motherboards, graphics cards, power supplies, system memory, computer cases, and complete systems – Sell...

  • VIA SPI Bus Enables Simple BIOS Updates

    VIA today announced support for the advanced SPI bus in all new VIA South Bridge chipsets.The SPI bus is an advanced I/O bus that makes the support of system BIOS simpler and more cost effective through an onboard BIOS programming module. The innovative implementation of SPI on VIA-based boards...

  • OCZ PC2-9200 FlexXLC Modules w/ Hybrid Water Cooling

    OCZ today unveiled the OCZ PC2-9200 FlexXLC 2x1GB Kit, a revolutionary new memory solution that offers unprecedented speed, signal integrity, and thermal management. These new modules feature the new OCZ FlexXLC heatsink that delivers superior heat dissipation via a hybrid copper and aluminum design alterable between passive air or...

  • Kingston 4-GB ValueRAM DDR2 DIMMs

    Kingston today announced the release of 4-GB 533 MHz and 667 MHz ValueRAM® DDR2 registered ECC DIMM memory modules. The advent of new larger capacity, high-performance memory, combined with AMD Opteron(TM) processors, the latest in processor technology, and cutting-edge TYAN motherboards meets the critical performance demands of high-end computing...

  • Noctua NC-U6 Dual-Heatpipe Chipset Cooler

    With the NC-U6, Noctua presents a premium class chipset-cooler designed to efficiently solve heat issues of current mainboard chipsets. The NC-U6 implements a miniature-version of the well proven design of Noctua’s award winning NH-U coolers. Sporting 2 Dual-Heatpipes, 29 aluminium fins and soldered joints for optimal heat-transfer, the NC-U6...

  • Toshiba 8GB, Speed Class 4 SDHC Memory Card

    Toshiba today announced the global launch of the latest addition to its new series of high-capacity SDHC Memory Cards: the industry’s first 8-gigabyte Class 4 memory card. The new card will be introduced in early January 2007, alongside the 4GB products launched in September, and will give Toshiba larger...

  • Bloomfield Is Quad Core & Octo Threads

    The next generation Intel processor based on the Nehalem architecture is clearly exciting as VR-Zone has learned. Successor to quad core Yorkfield which forms part of the 45nm Penryn architecture, Bloomfield will come along and sit right on top of the 45nm Nehalem desktop processors in mid 2008. Bloomfield...

  • ATi R700 & NVIDIA G90 Info

    Inquirer talks about the future of GPUs : ATI R600 will represent the last of it’s breed, the monolithic GPU. It will be replaced by a cluster of smaller GPUs with the R700 generation. It takes a good bit of software magic to make this work, but word has...

  • AMD To Lay Off 375 Employees

    AMD will lay off 375 workers. The move will weed out redundant positions caused by AMD’s acquisition Oct. 25 of graphics chip maker ATI Technologies. It could also give AMD extra resources in its competition with rival Intel. The company can gain the flexibility to do that by cutting...

  • OCZ XTC Cooler

    OCZ today unveiled the premier memory overclocking accessory, the OCZ XTC Cooler. As active cooling becomes increasingly important for today’s high-speed memory solutions, OCZ developed the XTC Cooler for effective heat management of OCZ’s proprietary XTC (Xtreme Thermal Convection) modules. Once installed over the memory subsystem, the XTC Cooler’s...

  • IBM’s Blade 30% More Energy Efficient Than HP’s

    IBM announced today that its BladeCenter system uses up to 30 percent less energy than HP BladeSystem. Based on internal IBM testing, IBM’s AMD Opteron-based BladeCenter (LS21) within the BladeCenter system uses up to 30 percent less energy than the comparable HP AMD Opteron-based BladeSystem (BL465c) in the HP...