After successful rounds of preliminaries at SMU and Ngee Ann Poly which took place last month, the gamers who qualify from the universities, polytechnics, junior colleges and secondary schools are set to meet in the WGT National Finals taking place current at Funan DigitaLife Mall from 4th to 10th September 2006. Certainly the first 5
LukeXE from our forums has done up a really sweet looking single compressor – dual stage Cascade cooler for his CPU. Running Carbon Dioxide on the second stage, he pulls temperatures of around -85 degrees celcius! Remarkable feat for a home-brewed project this compact and tidy! Check out more details and pictures he posted here.
Reghardware has some juicy feeds on Foxconn’s entrance into the graphics card market. Foxconn is an enormous company that turned over $ 16bn in 2004 and, besides the motherboards and cases that it sells under its own name, it also OEMs a ton of kit. Look inside your PC and there is a very high
Ok, so we heard the Intel C19 Board from DFI has been cancelled while we have just finished our preview of it, based on a beta BIOS. I liked the board in comparison to the rest of the C19 boards, but the raw BIOS is headache for me. While it was too hard to resist
IBM today announced that the microprocessors that will serve as the digital heartbeat of Nintendo’s upcoming Wii™ video game console are being shipped from IBM’s state-of-the-art East Fishkill, N.Y., fabrication facility. Earlier this year, IBM and Nintendo signed a multi-year microchip production agreement to support the upcoming launch of Nintendo’s eagerly anticipated Wii video game
ASUS is proud to introduce the P5W64 WS Professional workstation-class motherboard, nicknamed the Wall Street Quartet. It supports the quad-PCI Express architecture, enabling a system to connect up to eight monitors. Based on the Intel 975X chipset and supporting the Intel Core2 CPU (and future multi-core CPUs), the P5W64 WS Professional provides powerful computing and
ARCTIC COOLING launches the Freezer 64 Pro new with PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) fan control. This new CPU cooler is compatible to AM2 socket of AMD, which supports e.g. the dual core processors such as Athlon™ 64 FX-62 and Athlon™ 64 X2 5000+. The Freezer 64 Pro with PWM fan control has beside a long
KODE5 South East Asia Regional Qualifier has finally kicked off last month at Singapore leading IT center, Funan DigitaLife Mall where the top placing team of Counter-Strike 1.6 and top player of Warcraft III: Frozen Throne will represent South East Asia to compete against the best from other regions around the world.
ATi made a dash for the high-end segment of the Video Card market with their recently announced ATi X1950XTX. NVIDIA did not exactly follow suit but just about 2 weks later, we are looking at and reviewing their latest addition to the GeForce 7 series family of Graphics Cards, the GeForce 7900GS- A Card built
It seems that there are still companies around that pay attention to the finer details. Coolink today presented its new Anti-Vibration Bolts that allow for a vibration-damped, tool-free installation of fans within the PC case. The Anti-Vibration Bolts are made of ultra-tearproof, extra-soft high quality silicone that ensures optimal dampening performance and durability. “Vibrations emitted
It has been a while since we last did an in-depth test on DFI LAN Party Motherboards. Their previous motherboard based on the Intel 975X chipset, the DFI Infinity 975X offered great performance but had trouble keeping up with the rest of the pack in terms of overclocking of the Front Side Bus Speed, a
Alright, so we have put the X1950XTX under the cold Cascade cooling. Hot? Yes, hotter than X1900XTX. Issues? Yes Software Bugs… Core hit high speed? Yes, 927MHz Core benchmark stable!
First Motherboard on SiS662 Chipset, supporting the latest Intel Core 2 Duo, with SiS966 Southbridge featuring SiS Mirage 1 Graphics, the DFI 662-TMG/G as been announced. Check out some key features of the new chipset.
Corsair today unveiled the latest innovation in high performance module design, Dual-path Heat Xchange (DHX) technology. This performance and reliability enhancing technology will be available in the latest memory product line from Corsair also launched today, the DHX XMS2 DOMINATOR Series. The advances provided by DHX enable the world’s first PC2-8888 C4 (1111MHz at CAS
Dell and Apple Computer, which recalled nearly 6 million NoteBook batteries between them this month, are among PC makers planning to meet next month to discuss setting design and safety standards for lithium ion batteries used in portable electronic devices. The batteries were blamed in rare fires that prompted this month’s recalls, the largest electronic
After our “pin-mod” Core 2 Duo guide to boost voltages on these LGA CPUs for limiting motherboards, we had some requests for guides on the previous generation of LGA CPUs. So here is our “pin-mod” guide for all Pentium-based LGA CPUs, from the Pentium 4s to the Pentium/Celeron Ds and Pentium Extreme Editions. As usual,
LG Electronics debuts the world’s first slimmest 5 Megapixel GSM digital camera phone – the KG920. This super-slender phone, boasting high quality digital camera and state-of-the-art multimedia features, looks good as the pictures it takes. The KG920′s features include a 2-inch QVGA LCD screen that rotates 180 degrees for capturing pictures such as self portraits
We take a look at 3 waterproof SD cards from INX of Japan. Besides being waterproof, 2 of these are also from the YouSD series, which touts USB connectivity without the need for any additional devices! How do they perform, and can they survive water torture?
TUL Corporation today announced the PowerColor X1950 XTX and CrossFire graphic cards; raising the bar for the world’s fastest graphics solution. The latest from PowerColor uses state-of-the-art architecture with a powerful graphics processing unit along with a revamped cooling system and incorporation of GDDR4 memory.
Iomega Corporation today announced the latest breakthrough in high-capacity removable storage for the backup and archive needs of small and medium-sized businesses: the new Iomega REV 70 GB Backup Drive. Now available worldwide in external USB 2.0 and internal ATAPI models, the new Iomega REV 70 GB Backup Drive utilizes ruggedized, removable, 2.5 inch 70