NEWS

February 21st, 2011, 12:27 PM

Intel Announces $5B Factory with 14nm Production

During a visit by US President Barack Obama, Intel announced a US $5 billion dollar commitment to build a new manufacturing facility in Arizona, US, which will be the first fab to begin work on the next generation 14nm architecture. Intel is building a new $5 billion-plus factory in Arizona. Fab 42 will be the [...]

February 21st, 2011, 11:02 AM

Mushkin Holds Off On Transition To 25nm NAND

While SSD manufacturer’s such as OCZ and Corsair have announced their transition to 25nm NAND flash chips for their solid state drives, Mushkin has chosen to hold back on the move, citing concerns about consumers perception of the reliability and reduced capacity of the shrink. The Solid State Drive (SSD) market is one of the [...]

February 18th, 2011, 8:41 PM

Gigabyte Officially Details New OC Orange Motherboard

We finally get some shots of Gigabyte’s upcoming overclocker-oriented board, and it’s an X58. Some of you may remember that during CES Gigabyte first showed their G1 series of X58 boards and teased with a quick image of a products called “OC Orange”.  There was a fleeting glimpse of a stunning black and orange board [...]

February 18th, 2011, 3:05 PM

Intel Rumoured To Launch 510 Series SSD March 1st

While the Sandforce SF-2500 controller is already being reviewed in devices such as the OCZ Vertex 3, very little has been heard about Intel’s next generation of solid state drives, until now. According to VR-Zone, Intel’s 510 series SSD, codenamed Elm Crest, may be making its public debut on March 1st, 2011. The drive will [...]

February 18th, 2011, 1:55 PM

Corsair Announces Transition Plan for 25nm SSD

Obviously learning from the PR mistakes of their competitors, Corsair,  today announced its plans for the upcoming transition from 34 nanometer to 25 nanometer flash chips used on its solid-state drives. “There is a lot of confusion in the market about the impact the move from 34 to 25nm flash will have on both the [...]

February 17th, 2011, 1:50 PM

NVIDIA Announces Roadmap for Tegra – Quad Core Mobile Processor Lined Up

At the Mobile World Congress this week, NVIDIA was not only the talk of the show due to their overwhelming presence in tablets, but with the successful launching of Tegra 2, the company has announced its entire known mobile roadmap, including a quad core mobile chip before the end of the year. NVIDIA’s entrance as [...]

February 17th, 2011, 1:24 PM

Cougar Announces New Products for CeBIT 2011

The Cougar brand of HEC/Compucase is showcasing a new case and power supply during CeBIT 2011 in Germany at the start of March. The company is debuting its new 80 Plus Platinum certified PSU – appropriately labelled the Cougar Platinum - which means the unit has achieved an efficiency rating of at least 90%, 92% and 89% [...]

February 16th, 2011, 12:42 PM

Prolimatech Unveil Genesis CPU-Cooler – the Origin of Maximum Cooling Power

Prolimatech, the master of cooling is going a step further after the success of the Prolimatech Megahalems by presenting another revolution in CPU cooling with the Prolimatech Genesis. Besides the immaculate quality – which is present across their entire product line-up – the Genesis sets new standards in cooling capability. Prolimatech continues the trend set [...]

February 16th, 2011, 11:59 AM

OCZ the First SSD Manufacturer to Announce Successful Transition to 2Xnm NAND Flash

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., today announces it is the first SSD manufacturer to successfully complete the transition to 2Xnm NAND flash-based storage solutions with the goal of significantly driving down the cost of client SSDs. “OCZ is constantly exploring ways to not just advance solid state drive design but also make the technology more affordable, [...]

February 16th, 2011, 10:44 AM

Corsair Announces Enthusiast Series TX V2 Power Supplies

Corsair today announced the Enthusiast Series TX V2 power supplies. The Enthusiast Series TX V2 is the successor to the award-winning Enthusiast Series TX power supplies, which have won dozens of awards worldwide and received widespread critical and customer acclaim. The TX V2 PSUs offer improved energy efficiency, with 80 PLUS Bronze certification and European [...]