NVIDIA today unveiled the most powerful professional graphics card in graphics history — the Quadro® FX 5800. Offering up to 240 CUDA™ programmable parallel cores and the industries first 4GB of graphics memory, the Quadro FX 5800 graphics card is ideally suited for oil and gas exploration, medical imaging, styling and design, and scientific visualisation. NVIDIA Quadro
We are curious how benchmarks and games will run under Windows 7 pre-beta version using the Core i7 processor. We ran the Core i7 965 processor with ASUS Rampage II Extreme board at 4GHz and one HDD loaded with Vista 32-bit SP1 and the other with Windows 7 32-bit while everything else are identical. Forceware 180.44 WHQL drivers although works on Windows
VR-Zone took a quick look at the 3-slot self-designed monster card, the Revolution 700 Deluxe featuring HD 4870 X2 GPUs with 2GB of GDDR5 memories. The card comes pre-overclocked at 750MHz core and 1.9GHz memory. We checked out the performance of the card on an overclocked Core i7 920 platform using 3DMark Vantage, Crysis Warhead and Far Cry
Nvidia has hosted a meeting with their AIC partners today to keep them updated about the Rambus issue. VR-Zone has learned that Nvidia continues to deny all allegations brought forward by Rambus as they believe everything is legal so far and will co-operate fully with ITC. Nvidia stressed that their customers will not be affected by this allegation. Also
ASUS has today introduced two ranges of self-designed graphics cards, namely the EAH4870X2 and the latest EAH4830 Series. These ASUS designed graphics cards are equipped with specially designed fansinks that deliver cooling of up to 24°C for the GPU and low noise-levels of only 29 dB. Other features include EMI shield, Covered Chokes, low RDS (on)
Rambus today announced it has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) requesting the commencement of an investigation pertaining to NVIDIA products. The accused products include NVIDIA products that incorporate DDR, DDR2, DDR3, LPDDR, GDDR, GDDR2, and GDDR3 memory controllers, including graphics processors, and media and communications processors. The complaint names NVIDIA as
TUL announces a brand new graphics card for overclockers – PowerColor Liquid Cooling Solution, LCS HD4870. It has a full water block mounting on the card, fully covering memory and power regulator chip. PowerColor package includes high-flow 3/8″ and 1/2″ fittings (barbs) to maximize water flow with captured o-rings to prevent leakage. PowerColor LCS HD4870 allows overclockers to
Canon ushers in a new era in portable projection with the introduction of the HD-ready XEED SX80. The XEED SX80 combines SXGA+ resolution with exceptional connectivity to be the first Pictbridge compatible projector with USB/Pictbridge Connectivity for “PC-Free” Presentations. The XEED SX80 features a Canon 1.5x powered zoom lens and operates at a whisper-quiet 31dBA. It
Western Digital announced immediate availability of the WD HD TV Media Player with a SRP of S$199.99 . It does Full HD 1080p and supports a variety of formats including MKV, OGG, AAC, AIF, AVI (MPEG4, XVid, AVC), H.264 and more. Why so affordable? Well, the unit is only the media player with no storage.
NVIDIA announced Quadro FX 470, the first integrated professional motherboard GPU, and NVIDIA Quadro FX 370 Low Profile (Quadro FX 370 LP), an entry-level Quadro graphics boards for small form factor systems. The Quadro FX Quadro FX 370 LP GPU is available today, with a MSRP of $149 USD.
The Toshiba Qosmio X305-Q708 and X305-Q706, the first pair of laptops to incorporate three NVIDIA GPUs; integrated GeForce® 9400M with a pair of discrete NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS in SLI. The Qosmio X305-Q708 and X305-Q706 laptops are now available for purchase directly from Toshiba for US$4200 and $2000 respectively.
SPARKLE announced SPA Tune, an exclusively designed OC software for users. It provides 5 compact designed control buttons for graphics cards core clock, memory clock, shader clock, GPU temperature and fan speed. SPA Tune software also provides three mode transition buttons for Overclocking mode (OC), standard mode (STD) and green mode (GRN). SPA Tune software will
Gainward has also announced their self-designed HD 4870 X2 card right after Palit announcement. By first look, you know they are of the same design made by the same company. However, Gainward made one step forward by increasing the core clock to 790MHz instead of 750MHz and given it a rather long and interesting name
The Sharkoon Flexi-Drive S2S is an SSD adaptor with the size and connections of a 2.5 inch SATA hard drive. The necessary flash memory is provided by the up to six SDHC cards that can be installed in the enclosure. At this time the maximum available SDHC capacity is 32GB, allowing for a maximum of 192GB
Palit announces Revolution 700 Deluxe featuring dual GPUs features a pre-overclocked 750MHz core speed, 3,800MHz memory speed, and 2GB of GDDR5 memory. The cooling department consists of two PWM fans and four heat-pipes. Palit Revolution 700 Deluxe comes with DisplayPort, HDMI, Dual-link DVI, and D-Sub support.
Manufactured from 3/4″ thick CNC milled aluminium and available in classic silver and anodised black. The Lamptron FC3 is designed to integrate with the modern high-end PC chassis. With a total of four channels supporting up to 30 Watt each. The FC3 also supports the largest range of high performance fans on the market.
We have the opportunity to check out how the EVGA X58 SLI FTW board overclocks using the E-LEET Tune utility. Basically this tool allows you to tweak QPI and PCIE frequency as well as CPU multiplier real-time within the OS. Another neat feature is the voltage tweaking options which is soon to be revealed. With the tool, we can
We have played around with ASUS Rampage II Extreme for a while to check out its OC potential on default air cooling setup. In fact, Core i7 is actually pretty easy to OC and we find that 4GHz is the sweet spot without any increase in voltages. We also investigate the different combination of base clock and
Need to know how your Extreme (QX9650) fairs against the new Extreme – Intel’s (Nehalem) Core i7 Extreme 965 Socket 1366. Is it a fair fight or a simple pushover. Read as we pit them against each other in a synthetic benchmark fight using 3DMark Vantage. And if that isn’t juicy enough we will overclock the CPUs upto 4.0GHz.
We have shown you earlier the nice looking Blood Rage X58 board from Foxconn Quantum Force series and now we will provide you an insight to the BIOS options.