NEWS

October 18th, 2011, 11:19 AM

ADATA USB 3.0 Goes Full Swing, Breaks through Performance Limits

ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, has launched a full range of USB 3.0 products. This USB 3.0 product lineup from ADATA offers a comprehensive range of styles, all of which incorporate new heights of performance excellence, leading consumers to experience the new era of USB 3.0 [...]

October 18th, 2011, 11:02 AM

Prolimatech Launches Aluminum Vortex Silver Wings 140 mm Fan

The Product range of Prolimatech consists of award winning offerings. The Megahalems, Genesis, MK-13 or PK-1 – all managed to set the bar in terms of cooling performance in various magazines and reviews. The entry into the fan market with the Blue Vortex and Red Vortex was just as successful. Prolimatech is now presenting their [...]

October 16th, 2011, 7:25 AM

EVGA Previews their X79 Classified Motherboard for Sandy Bridge E

With Intel’s new high end Sandy Bridge E architecture right around the corner, several motherboard manufacturers have been slowly unveiling their motherboards which support the 2011 socket.  EVGA is the latest with their highly anticipated X79 Classified E779.   During NVIDIA’s GeForce LAN event, both EVGA and Intel held a joint presentation which previewed the [...]

October 15th, 2011, 10:32 AM

Live From the NVidia Geforce LAN

Your faithful corespondent and our news editor Sam Reynolds, is on-board the USS Hornet and is preparing coverage of Day 2 of the NVidia Geforce LAN as we speak. This event is bringing together more than 600 PC gamers onboard the USS Hornet in sunny California.  Throughout the event’s three days here are some serious prizes up [...]

October 14th, 2011, 10:55 AM

AM3+ Processor Support BIOS Updates Available for Several MSI Motherboards

Leading international mainboard and graphics card maker MSI released the mainboard BIOS with full AMD AM3+ 8-core CPU support for download today. Enthusiasts that own one of the listed mainboards1 can now download the update to support the latest AMD AM3+ 8-core CPUs (B2 Stepping). For those planning to purchase a new mainboard, if the [...]

October 14th, 2011, 6:24 AM

AMD Announces their FX Giveaway Contest

In celebration of the new FX series processors, AMD is launching a contest in which over $3,700 worth of components is up for grabs. The goodies are actually split over FIVE grand prizes, each of which includes an AMD FX-8150 Black Edition processor along with a Sapphire HD 6970 2GB graphics card.  This combination should [...]

October 13th, 2011, 3:21 PM

Corsair Announces World’s First High-Performance Quad Channel 32GB Memory Kit

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the world’s first high-performance quad channel Dominator 32GB DDR3 memory kit. The Dominator 32GB Quad Channel kit (part number CMT32GX3M4X1866C9) consists of four rigorously-screened 8GB DDR3 DRAM modules with Corsair’s patented DHX+ heatsinks. It operates at 1.5V and [...]

October 12th, 2011, 6:43 PM

Gear Up to Win With Gigabyte!

Our friends over at Gigabyte are giving away a pretty awesome gaming package every week (!) to celebrate the launch of Gigabyte Starcraft II Cup Season 2. A total of 3 gaming packages will be given away to 3 lucky winners. The package includes a Gigabyte GeForce GTX560 SOC card, a Gigabyte K8100 gaming keyboard, [...]

October 12th, 2011, 12:00 PM

Western Digital Shuts Down Facility Due to Floods

Serve flooding in Thailand has caused Western Digital to shutter its manufacturing facilities in Bangkok for an undetermined amount of time. “The flooding is causing problems with the region’s infrastructure, including transportation and utilities, and has resulted in the inundation of some supplier facilities and employee homes,” Western Digital announced in a statement released today. [...]

October 11th, 2011, 9:25 PM

Scythe Announces the Big Shuriken 2 CPU Cooler

apanese cooling expert Scythe announces the successor of Big Shuriken CPU Cooler. Big Shuriken 2 had to undergo further development on the heatsink and axial-fan side to provide better even performance and compatibility. Applied improvements of heatsink are not obvious at first sight because main heatsink structure was inherited from Big Shuriken (1) CPU Cooler. [...]