MISCELLANEOUS HARDWARE NEWS

February 4th, 2010, 12:49 PM

Silverstone Announces HDDBoost – The SSD Experience with the HDD Space

Silverstone has struck innovation gold (provided it works as well as it sounds) with its latest announcement about HDDBoost, a technology that combines both SDD’s and mechanical hard drives into one large, fast storage device. Simply put, HDDBoost connects a traditional 3.5 HDD of any size, with the a super  fast 2.5inch SSD of your [...]

February 4th, 2010, 12:05 PM

Gigabyte Launches PCI-E USB 3.0 Add-In Card

Gigabyte is taking steps to allow more “dated” PC’s to embrace the movement to USB3.0 with the introduction of its new PCI-E expansion card, the GA-USB3.0. USB 3.0 still hasn’t widely caught on with a majority of motherboard manufacturer’s; most opting to only include a one or two connections on only their premiere lineup. Gigabyte [...]

January 22nd, 2010, 10:20 AM

ECS Release PCI-E USB 3.0 and SATA 6GB/s Cards

Lets Face it, as consumers we are constantly overrun by the newest and fastest technology out there. But in order to keep pace or make use of new breakthroughs, it requires capital. Looking to bridge the Gap between the new and old ECS or Elitegroup Computer Systems have announced USB 3.0 and SATA 6GBS expansion [...]

January 18th, 2010, 11:14 AM

Auzentech X-Fi Bravura 7.1 PCI-E Sound Card Released

Auzentech, Inc today announced the immediate release of the Auzen X-Fi Bravura 7.1 sound card, a full-height, custom designed PCI Express sound card built around the Creative PCI Express audio processor. The Auzen X-Fi Bravura 7.1 promises “breathtaking” audio for music and movies with DTS Neo:PC & DTS Interactive. And when it’s time to unwind [...]

January 6th, 2010, 10:50 AM

ASUS ROG G73JH – Performance at your Fingertips

ASUS has always helped cater to the elite of the technology world by building many enthusiast products. Given their ROG (Republic of Gamers) tag, the new G73JH is sure to turn heads. The styling is said to have come with inspiration from the F117 Nighthawk, and it sure shows at just a glace. Smooth lines, [...]

December 29th, 2009, 10:52 AM

USB Video – The Wave of The Future?

What many users today do not realize is USB Video interface has been around for a few years now. However in the past the bandwidth offered by USB 2.0 was unable to rival that of the more popular HDMI outputs. DisplayLink hopes to change that. With USB 3.0 a reality and the massive bandwidth it [...]

December 17th, 2009, 9:17 AM

EVGA Launches EVBot Handheld Overclocking Tool

Overclockers now have a new weapon in their arsenal to aid them push their systems to new heights. Even though they haven’t been on the motherboard scene for that long, EVGA has already become known for having some of the highest-quality, most overclocker-friendly boards on the market today.  On the other hand, they are primarily known for [...]

December 9th, 2009, 11:59 AM

Silverstone Launches Dual 2.5in Drive Enclosure

Silverstone has decided to develop a new enclosure, but of a different type. The DS221 is an aluminum built 2.5in hard drive or SSD external enclosure, that supports up to two drives using a easy and convenient screw less slot loading design. The unit supports drives up to 1TB in size, offers RAID 0/1/JBOD functionality [...]

November 24th, 2009, 12:35 PM

Lite-On Launches iHAS524 DVD Writer with LabelTag Technology

Optical drive media has been fairly stagnant over the past few years, with very few new innovations or developments aside from the natural addition of Blu-Ray devices.   Lite-On has made a small step forward however, with the introduction of their iHAS524 DVD Writer which not only features the fastest speeds of any device on [...]

November 13th, 2009, 2:48 PM

GIGABYTE and Futuremark Host P55 OverclocKing Challenge and 10K Challenge

Taipei, Taiwan, November 11, 2009 – GIGABYTE Technology CO., LTD., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced two new challenges for PC overclockers everywhere. Utilizing a GIGABYTE P55 motherboard and Intel Core™ i5 or i7 CPU, contestants worldwide will compete for the overall “OverclocKing” title. The top three overall 3DMark 06 scorers [...]