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V-Ranger technology helps break 3DMark06 world record, claims Biostar
Press release, August 20; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Monday 20 August 2007]

Biostar Microtech International has claimed that its Biostar Sigma-Gate VR8603TS21 graphics card with V-Ranger software helped CornerJack, a France-based overclocker, break the 3Dmark06 world record for the GeForce 8600GTS.

The overclocker was able to overclock to respectable core 1023MHz and 2320 MHz memory clocks with V-Ranger technology, which makes it possible to modify the voltage of the memory and graphics processing unit (GPU) in real time. The utility is available on a wide range of Sigma-Gate cards including the VR8603TS21, VR8602GT21, VR8502GT21, V7602GS21 and V7303GT, according to Biostar.

Biostar Sigma-Gate VR8603TS21 graphics card specification




PCI Express x16

Memory type


Memory size


Engine clock


Memory clock


Memory bus




Max resolution

2560 X 1600


S-Video, DVI and D-Sub

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, August 2007

Biostar Sigma-Gate VR8603TS21 graphics card

Biostar Sigma-Gate VR8603TS21 graphics card
Photo: Company

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