Western Digital today announced that WD Raptor® hard drives are now being offered as an option in Compaq X Gaming PCs, including the latest GX5010T model built for extreme gaming. WD Raptor, the world’s only 10,000 RPM Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive, is the highest performing SATA hard drive available today, according to multiple independent
HIS introduces HIS Excalibur HIS X850XT Platinum Edition DUAL DVI-I, VIVO Editon & X850XT DUAL DVI-I, VIVO Editon are now available from Retail channel worldwide The most extreme gaming graphics card ever created, with up to 16 pipelines, the fastest frame rates and ATI’s industry-leading 3D image enhancement technology. HIS X850XT Platinum Editon & X850XT
Asus has introduced their own version of the dual 6600GT PCI-E graphics card, and the probability of SLI on the Asus Dual GPU EN6600GT is explored by Digit-life. Read more about their exciting analysis by viewing the full article.
Today we bring you a review of XFX’s latest mid-ranged graphics card, the XFX GeForce 6600GT. Running a 500MHz core speed and equipped with 128MB of DDR3, does the 6600GT have what it takes to outperform the ATI Radeon X700 Pro? Come and take a closer look.
Punisher!, an Xtremesystems.org Forum member has come up with a HUGE list of rams that are available, their specifications, and even the speeds the memory modules are able to run and the voltages used. A bookmark worthy thread for sure!
OCforum member Deception has come up with a comprehensive and detailed guide to setting up a perfect NForce 4 system, helping users decide on which components to choose. Link
We here at VR-Zone had the pleasure to attend the 2005 Consumer Electronics Show, which was held from January 6th – 9th in Las Vegas. Come and check out our coverage from the world’s largest annual trade show for consumer technology.
Check out the Advanced control & monitoring system for the phase-change cooling system custom-built by the electronics-wizard, Froudeg! It even has voltage monitoring for the GPU!
tsuehpsyde, a HardOCP Forum member has written a condensed and simple to understand guide for overclocking your Athlon 64 in this thread. Good read for those new at overclocking Athlon 64s.
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Voltage mods for the Asus A8N SLI for better overclocking.
The new version of Lian-Li casing (PC-7A+) was spotted at Sim Lim Square, with a few improvements as well.
Do a voltage mod to your 6800 to clock up the memory clock speed!
The Intel Pentium M Sonoma featuring a 2MB L2 cache and 533FSB is now readily available at Akiba Japan.
Creative today announced the USB Sound Blaster® Audigy® 2 ZS Video Editor, the first ever Sound Blaster with video editing capabilities. This ultra-sleek high-end audio system combines premier audio playback with award-winning video technology in one easy-to-use solution for audio and video that connects to the PC via USB 2.0, all for the estimated street
Creative announced new versions of its Zen Micro MP3 player at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV on Thursday. The company is adding 1 gigabyte flash memory model, as well as 4GB and 6GB models powered by micro drives. Creative’s Zen Micro digital media devices support MP3 and Windows Media Audio format, but
To meet the mobility requirement of notebook users, MSI introduces the DRE8 external DVD Dual Writer and XS24 external slim combo writer especially for these users. With DRE8s powerful specifications, it allows users to work with 8 different formats and speeds – DVD+R writing speed at 8x, DVD+RW rewriting speed at 4x, DVD-R writing speed
Linksys announced the Linksys new digital media adapter that will enable broad, mainstream consumer adoption of on-line, on-demand video services. This new product includes support for DTCP-IP (Digital Transmission Content Protection over IP), an industry standard framework for media adapters to move Internet-based premium content from the PC to other devices on a wired or
Transmeta today announced that its new fanless Digital Entertainment Center Initiative, including several new designs that take advantage of the high-performance and low heat characteristics of the Transmeta Efficeon(TM) processor, has gained Microsoft Corp.’s support and is suitable for use with Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. These new Digital Entertainment Center designs, powered by
The Epox 9NPA+ will feature PCI-E, Audio, SATA, GbE and IEEE1394 firewire. More details can be found here