NEWS

November 11th, 2011, 2:17 PM

VIA Releases VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX Mainboard for Digital Home Media Enthusiasts

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX Mainboard, immediately available worldwide at incredibly competitive pricing. The VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX provides the ideal platform for DIY enthusiasts to custom build stylish home desktop and media center PCs. Featuring a high-performance 1.4GHz VIA Nano X2 dual [...]

November 11th, 2011, 10:20 AM

Nvidia Posts Impressive Q3 Results

Graphics card manufacturer Nvidia posted impressive quarterly results late Thursday, beating their own forecasts with revenue of $1.7 billion and a profit of $178.3 million. Nvidia, which recorded a 110 percent increase in profit this quarter, credited the growth and handsome margins to their GPUs and Tegra system-on-chip offerings. “Our GPU business accelerated in the [...]

November 10th, 2011, 4:02 PM

Breaking: Valve Announces Massive Steam Server Intrusion

Valve has revealed that hackers have gained access to the Steam database and have pulled countless user names, passwords and other information.   Earlier this week many noticed that the Steam forums were experiencing issues and were later taken down.  It turns out that the damage incurred by hackers was more widespread than was originally [...]

November 10th, 2011, 12:36 PM

Nvidia Releases GeForce 285.79 Beta Drivers

Today Nvidia released a new GeForce R285 beta driver with even more optimizations for Battlefield 3. It also adds SLI and 3D Vision profiles for hot new titles like Skyrim (which releases tomorrow). The new drivers included several bug fixes and performance improvements for Battlefield 3: o   Fixes cases of irregular performance (stuttering) primarily seen [...]

November 10th, 2011, 10:29 AM

ADATA Releases Firmware Update for Solid State Drives

ADATA™ Technology today announced the release of the latest firmware update for the company’s solid state drives equipped with SandForce 2200 series controllers.  The new firmware version is 3.3.2, and it resolves certain BSOD issues identified by ADATA and SandForce. Purchasers of the S510 and S511 solid state drives should go to: http://www.adata.com.tw/index.php?action=product_download&cid=3&piid=130 and run [...]

November 10th, 2011, 10:23 AM

ARCTIC Introduces the S1 PLUS Turbo Module

ARCTIC is pleased to introduce the 120 mm add-on module fan for its passive VGA cooler – the S1 PLUS Turbo Module. At just a low noise level of 0.25 Sone, the S1 PLUS Turbo Module in combination with the passive VGA cooler Accelero S1 PLUS can attain much higher cooling capacity which maximizes the [...]

November 10th, 2011, 10:13 AM

Corsair Expands SATA 3 Support With New Performance Pro SSD Line

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the Performance Pro Series SSDs. The Performance Pro Series, designed with the Marvell SATA 6 Gb/s SSD controller, delivers an impressive ATTO Max performance of up to 515MB/s Sequential Read and 440 MB/s Sequential Write, and can sustain [...]

November 10th, 2011, 10:08 AM

Coolink presents its Corator DS CPU-Cooler for LGA2011

Coolink today presented its first CPU cooler to support the upcoming Intel LGA2011 platform for Core i7-3000 series Sandy Bridge-E processors. Based on the award winning Corator DS, the new Corator DS – LGA2011 is equipped with the proven SWiF2 – 120P PWM high-performance fan as well as the latest edition of the SecuFirm™ 2 [...]

November 9th, 2011, 10:33 PM

Shaw Launches Fibre Optic Network

Shaw Communications announced the next generation of Canada’s fastest Internet, with the launch of the nation’s first 100 Gigabit per second (Gbit/s) fibre-optic network. The network, delivered by Alcatel-Lucent, has the capability of carrying up to eighty-eight 100 Gbit/s channels over a single pair of fibres. The result is a game-changing network able to handle [...]

November 9th, 2011, 10:27 PM

Noctua Introduces NF-F12 Focused Flow Fan

Noctua today introduced the new NF-F12 120mm Focused Flow™ fan. Teaming up eleven stator guide vanes with a specially conceived seven blade impeller, the NF-F12’s Focused Flow™ system creates outstanding static pressure and focuses the airflow for superior performance on heatsinks and radiators. At the same time, a wide range of advanced aerodynamic design measures, [...]