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.
Overclocking your GPU will affect the rest of your system components in various ways. We look at how a single 9800GTX card is affected with synthetic benchmarking using 3DMark06.
Kingston announced it is first to ship 2GHz memory in triple-channel configuration designed specifically for the new Intel-based X58 motherboards. Kingston’s HyperX DDR3 2GHz memory, available now, come in kits of three 1GB modules that are Intel XMP (Extreme Memory Profile) ready meeting the Core i7 1.65 volt platform recommendation. In addition to the top-of-the-line 2GHz,
Intel brought back a nice feature of the past to Core i7 series, which is the Hyper-Threading Technology. With HT, Core i7 is able to handle 8 software threads on 4 cores. We have spent some time to see if the Hyper-Threading on the Core i7 processors actually helps in improving performance. Using the X58 platform
ZOTAC today unleashes its latest mini-ITX form factor motherboard — the nForce 630i-ITX WiFi. An HDCP compliant DVI output allows the ZOTAC nForce 630i-ITX WiFi to connect to DVI-equipped digital flat panel displays. The board supports Intel single, dual and quad-core processors, DDR2-800 up to 4GB of memory, one PCI Express x1 slot, eight USB ports, two SATA
Toshiba today announced a new range of slim and stylish USB2.0 Toshiba Portable External Hard Drive with capacities of up to an ultra-high capacity of 400GB. It comes in four capacities (160GB, 250GB, 320GB and 400GB) to choose from and is denoted by the hard drive colors: Aurora Green, Blaze Red, Night-cat Gray and Electric Blue.
The Toshiba Qosmio X300 is the latest gaming laptop that boasts superb performance to run the latest 3D games. See how it blazes through the competition and the benchmarks.
VR-Zone checked out the new Sapphire HD 4850X2 card and done some quick tests on it using the Core i7/X58 platform. The cooler casing looks pretty nice and heatsinks beneath looks much like the Intel reference cooler. The air is drawn in by the dual fans and exhaust out from the top of the card (there is a hole
Next, we checked out the performance of GeForce GTX 280 SLI on the Core i7 965XE/ ASUS P6T Deluxe X58 board setup. We can observe that at “Enthusiast Mode”, Crysis Warhead is mostly GPU limited and is almost unplayable at 2560×1600 resolution. For Far Cry 2 with settings at “Ultra High”, 1600×1200 and 1920×1200 resolutions are becoming
Thecus is pleased to announce N3200PRO featuring the power of an AMD Geode™ CPU. With its three SATA drive bays, the N3200PRO accommodates up to 3TB of storage, and gives users the option of RAID 5. Thecus’ web-based management system makes a return to the N3200PRO, allowing users to configure and manage the unit through any
Overclocking your CPU will affect the rest of your system components in various ways. We look at how a single GTX 280 card is affected with syntethic benchmarking using 3DMark06.
Tired of listening to your mediocre audio quality from your notebook PC? Perhaps its time to get this Creative ExpressCard Sound Blaster X-Fi for notebooks. Creative claims to provide superior audio quality for your music, movies and games. Let’s see how good it is with a bonus – the new Creative Wireless Receiver.
It is good to know when will your good old processor be phased out officially by Intel. As seen from the Product Lifecycle Roadmap, Core 2 Extreme QX9770 and QX9650 will reach EOL by Q2 ’09 while Core 2 Quad Q9450 and Q6700 will reach EOL by Q1 ’09. The good old Q6600 outlast the
We told you last week about all the good stuff that this board possess and here are some photos on the final design of the board. There are some changes to the thermal solution of the board and it is looking better than ever.
Overclocking your CPU will affect the rest of your system components in various ways. We look at how a single 9800GTX card is affected with syntethic benchmarking using 3DMark06.
Apple’s next generation of Macbook, Macbook Air, Macbook Pro and Cinema Display were unveiled in Singapore to the delight of many of the loyal fans from the media. VR-Zone posed some tough questions…
“Our goal for the ASUS CG6155 was to give gamers unprecedented performance and realism,” says Carroll Hsieh, ASUS desktop product management director. “With NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 280 GPUs and the nForce 790i Ultra SLI MCP we effortlessly achieved our performance goals. With GeForce GPUs and support for things like CUDA and PhysX™ technologies, we have
We have decided to check out some quick X58 SLI action ourselves on the 3DMark Vantage and compared a single GTX280 vs GTX280 SLI on the ASUS P6T Deluxe X58 motherboard and Core i7-965 XE processor. Next up, we will check out Crysis Warhead and Far Cry 2 performance on this new platform.
We got hold of some Nvidia internal testing results of the 3-way SLI GeForce GTX 280 vs GTX 260+. Although the testings are done by Nvidia but since it is compared within their own graphics cards so it should be fairly accurate. They used a Core i7 965 Extreme on a 3-way SLI capable motherboard with 3 x 1GB DDR3-1333
NVIDIA announced that ASUS, EVGA, MSI, Gigabyte, and DFI, have all licensed NVIDIA® SLI® technology for their new lineup of motherboards designed to work with Intel Bloomfield CPUs and X58 chipsets. The addition of SLI to these motherboards and adoption by major OEMs including Dell and others means consumers will be able to harness the power