NEWS

October 25th, 2011, 8:28 AM

Gigabyte Gives a Sneak Peek of X79 Series Motherboards

Gigabyte has released some new pictures of their X79 series of motherboards. They certainly have some exciting stuff on the horizon, so take a look and head over to the forums to discuss.  

October 24th, 2011, 1:30 PM

Intel Releases Details on Core i7-2700K

Days after AMD released its long awaited Bulldozer chip to disappointing results, Intel has responded with the unveiling of its new Core i7 2700k processor – an expansion of the Sandy Bridge architecture. Intel’s new quad-core chip clocks in at 3.5GHz, has a 8MB of L3 cache and a 95W TDP. This speed places it [...]

October 24th, 2011, 12:05 PM

Thermaltake Announces Frio Advanced CPU Cooler

Thermaltake, the leader and pioneer in PC thermal solutions, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, with “delivering the perfect user experiences” as our mission and carrying the corporate vision of “building Thermaltake Technology into a cultural brand for the enjoyment of entertainment, e-Sports, technology and lifestyle.” This [...]

October 24th, 2011, 10:49 AM

LeadTek Announces WinFast GTX 560 Ti Hurricane Graphics Card

Leadtek Research Inc., known globally for its extreme visual graphics technology, added the new WinFast GTX 560 Ti Hurricane graphics card to the Fermi II generation family for enthusiasts. It features dual 90 mm fans, two 8 mm cooper heat-pipes, a large copper base and many fan fins equipped behind the GeForce Fermi 114 chipset, [...]

October 21st, 2011, 10:28 AM

Retailers Respond to Upcoming HDD Shortage by Limiting Purchases & Hiking Prices

With Thailand experiencing its worst flooding in generations, component manufacturers have been especially hard hit.  The trickle down effect is having a huge impact upon hard drive manufacturers in particular.   Late last week Western Digital announced that their hard drive production facilities in Thailand were shutting down due to the extreme amount of flooding. [...]

October 20th, 2011, 4:53 PM

Mixed Reactions Emerge from Blackberry Developer’s Conference

The Blackberry Developer’s Conference, which wrapped up today in San Francisco, left many attendees and members of the press with mixed feelings about the future of RIM. CNET’s Jessica Dolcourt said in a post on the ‘Dialed-in’ blog that “RIM Blew it”, and argued that while RIM was afforded opportunity with this conference to re-energize [...]

October 20th, 2011, 11:39 AM

OCZ Announces Indilinx Everest-powered Octane SATA SSD Family

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs), today launched the Indilinx Everest-based Octane SATA 3.0 and SATA 2.0 SSD series, striking the ideal balance between capacity, physical size, and speed. In addition to being the world’s first SSD to achieve up to a 1TB capacity in a compact 2.5 inch [...]

October 19th, 2011, 2:44 PM

Google Introduces ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’

A day after RIM introduced their new ‘BBX’ operating system to only mild enthusiasm, Google unveiled their new ‘Ice Cream Sandwhich’ Android operating system at a joint event with Samsung in Hong Kong. The latest Android OS promises dozens of new features in addition to enhanced security measures and a complete visual re-write. “We want [...]

October 19th, 2011, 11:56 AM

GIGABYTE Offers Sneak Peak of X79 G1.Assassin 2 Motherboard

Gigabyte has given its fans a sneak peak at its upcoming X79 G1. Assassin 2 Motherboard. At this time, it appears the specifications closely mirror the present Assassin board (Killer NIC, high end integrated sound card, plenty of PCI-E slots, etc) but the Assassin 2 is based around Intel’s upcoming Sandy Bridge E platform and [...]

October 18th, 2011, 11:20 PM

RIM Unveils ‘BBX’ Operating System

Days after the RIM’s Blackberry Services came back online after a three-day outage, the embattled smartphone manufacturer unveiled their new QNX powered Blackberry OS called “BBX” at a developer’s event in San Francisco. “BBX is our next-gen platform,” said RIM’s co-CEO Mike Lazaridis. “It combines the best of BlackBerry and the best of QNX to [...]