NEWS

October 26th, 2010, 12:35 PM

NVIDIA Accidently Confirms Legitimacy of GTX 580 Card

Rumours have been swirling for weeks about the idea that NVIDIA would be launching a new graphics card in the coming months, and while the technical details of said mystery card are still unknown, we can now confirm the legitimacy of the NVIDIA GeForce “GTX 580″ being the actual name. NVIDIA ‘accidentally’ posted the GTX [...]

October 26th, 2010, 12:13 PM

Cooler Master Announces CM Storm Strike Force 19 Gaming Notebook Cooler

Extreme gamers continue to seek high performing gaming notebooks to keep up with an ever increasing demand from the e-sports scene. However, notebooks tend to have cooling that is almost insufficient for the high-end hardware that they contain. The SF-19, the first in a new series of gaming notebook coolers, uses a highly effective and [...]

October 26th, 2010, 11:49 AM

Zotac Plans GeForce GTX 460 X2 Dual Chip Graphics Card

According to Zotac, what could be better than having a GTX 460 1GB card? Having two of course! Clearly a little disappointed with the current state of affairs that has NVIDIA’s GTX 460 1GB cards priced at roughly $200 USD each, and in SLI, out-performing the $500 flagship GTX 480 in almost every aspect, Zotac [...]

October 26th, 2010, 11:13 AM

WD Launches New HD Media Center For Centralized Multimedia Throughout the Home

Western Digital  today introduced the WD TV Live Hub media center (photo), a Full-HD 1080p media player with a 1 terabyte (TB) built-in network hard drive that gives users the freedom to play all their personal media on any screen in the home. The WD TV Live Hub media center brings new experiences to the [...]

October 25th, 2010, 1:00 PM

Xigmatek Launches Pantheon Computer Case

Xigmatek is launching the latest of its line of computer chassis, introducing the mid-tower Pantheon; an interesting title for such a moderately sized enclsoure. The case focusses on accesibility with a tool free design for the 5.25″ drive bays, 6 hot-swap hard drive cages (2 available externally) that feature anti-vibration properties. USB 3.0, 2 fan [...]

October 25th, 2010, 12:05 PM

Patriot Launches Torqx TRB Solid State Drives

Patriot Memory today announced the immediate availability of the Torqx TRB series of solid-state-drives (SSDs). The Torqx TRB series of SSD offer improved system responsiveness with quicker boot times and shorter application loading times over traditional hard disk drive storage solutions. Patriot’s Torqx TRB series, available in 32GB and 64GB capacities, is designed around the [...]

October 25th, 2010, 11:13 AM

Arctic Cooling Announces Arctic Freezer 13 CPU Cooler

ARCTIC is pleased to announce their new CPU cooler today – Freezer 13 – that carries on the legacy of the renowned Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 to continue providing efficient and low noise CPU cooling solution for enthusiasts. The maximum cooling capacity of this newly improved cooler is 200W. In combination of wide compatibility with [...]

October 25th, 2010, 11:08 AM

ATI Releases Catalyst 10.10 Drivers Alongside HD 6800 Series Launch

AMD has been kind enough to launch supporting drivers for its Radeon HD 6800 series cards, at the same time as the card’s launch. The update enables many of the HD 6800 series advertised features, most notably the 3D capabilities. As well, it opens up the world of AMD Catalyst Accelerated Parallel Processing, hardware video [...]

October 21st, 2010, 8:20 AM

NVIDIA Drops Prices, AMD Responds

On the eve of the HD 6800-series launch, the GPU battle is heating up to a feverish level with claims, counter claims and price drops.   Over the last 24 hours we have seen claims of everything from underhanded marketing practices to phantom benchmarks coming out of the NVIDIA and AMD camps.  This may be [...]

October 20th, 2010, 10:41 AM

Futuremark 3DMark 11 Trailer and Screenshots Released

Futuremark has been releasing snippets of information about its upcoming 3DMark 11 benchmark, and just a few days before the first live demo at Blizzcon 2010, they have launched a trailer of the “High Temple” demo run. High Temple is a demonstration of the DirectX 11 powered 3DMark 11 engine. The high definition 1080p trailer [...]