NEWS

January 4th, 2012, 10:01 AM

Gelid Announces DarkForce Gaming PC Case

Thermal Solutions specialist GELID Solutions reveals its first tower case of its GAMER product line. This completely black painted 0.7mm steel ATX / Micro-ATX tower case is designed for gamers and includes a long list of features. As thermal specialist GELID Solutions certainly offers solid cooling options for this case and provides locations for up [...]

January 3rd, 2012, 10:50 AM

MSI Unveils Big Bang-XPower II

Motherboard manufacturer MSI announces today the official release of the Big Bang-XPower II, a flagship mainboard based on the Intel® X79 Express chipset. Featuring the latest PCI Express Gen 3 standard and 4-way NVIDIA SLI / AMD CrossFire technology with 8 slots of Quad-Channel memory to achieve extreme performance, the Big Bang-XPower II mainboard also [...]

January 3rd, 2012, 10:20 AM

Memory Market Convergence Continues: Elpida, Toshiba May Merge

Digitimes is reporting that troubled memory maker Elpida may merge some business operations with Toshiba at the behest of the Japanese government. Elpida Memory – which is Japan’s sole manufacturer of DRAM – apparently is in such dire financial straights that it cannot repay a business development loan from the Japanese government. In order to [...]

January 3rd, 2012, 9:20 AM

VIA Announces Latest VB7009 Mini-ITX Embedded Board

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the VIA VB7009 embedded Mini-ITX board. Measuring only 17cm x 17cm, the VIA VB7009 Mini-ITX is an extremely flexible embedded board with top class functionality and performance for POS and kiosks. The VIA VB7009 is a cost effective solution offering a [...]

January 3rd, 2012, 7:45 AM

RIM to Liquidate Playbook Inventory

Hoping to replicate Hewlett Packard’s success in creating interest in a faltering tablet platform, Research in Motion (RIM) has cut the price of all Playbook models to $299 until February 4. This announcement apparently caused RIM’s BlackBerry Store to crash early Tuesday morning. RIM’s decision to liquidate their Playbook inventory comes weeks after company executives [...]

January 3rd, 2012, 7:27 AM

NEC Bolsters MultiSync EA Series with New 24-Inch Model

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the 24-inch MultiSync® EA243WM, the second addition to the next generation MultiSync EA Series of desktop monitors for high-performance enterprise users. The LED backlighting of the EA243WM allows for a slimmer profile, lighter weight and increased power savings [...]

January 2nd, 2012, 2:39 PM

Cooler Master Announces The Cosmos II Chassis

In its 20th year of service, Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, power supply, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer, today announced the successor to a world renowned chassis line, the Cosmos II. Incomparable in design and specifications, the Cosmos II comes in as among the first of its type. It is an Ultra Tower; [...]

December 20th, 2011, 12:53 PM

Seagate Finalizes Samsung Storage Acquisition Deal

Seagate has completed a $1.4 billion cash and stock options deal to acquire Samsung’s hard drive division. The deal would see Samsung license flash memory technology to Seagate for use in solid state drives (SSD), and Samsung buying hard drives from Seagate for use in its consumer computer division. This transaction was announced in April [...]

December 20th, 2011, 10:10 AM

Sharkoon Announces T28 Case for Long Graphics Cards

Sharkoon presents another series of cases: Available in three color editions, the Sharkoon T28 offers a lot of space especially for hard drive installation, thankfully due to the removable hard drive cage, and also perfect for extra-long graphic cards. Externally the Sharkoon T28 offers a black body and a rectilinear mesh front design. Power and [...]

December 20th, 2011, 9:52 AM

AMD Announces New A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs)

AMD today updated its A-Series line-up of desktop and notebook Accelerated Processing Units (APUs), further improving its top-performing family of dual- and quad-core APUs. Along with speed and performance improvements, AMD Steady Video update make this unique feature more compelling than ever. For desktop users, AMD extends its overclocking pedigree to the APU; for the [...]