NEWS

February 7th, 2011, 2:00 PM

Scythe Launches Mine 2 CPU Cooler

Japanese cooling specialist Scythe hereby officially announces the launch the new high-end CPU Cooler Mine 2. The Mine 2 CPU Cooler is based on a twin cooler Layout. Eight copper heatpipes transport heat to two generously dimensioned cooling blocks. By placing the fan in between the 2 heatsink towers, intake as well as exhale airflows [...]

February 7th, 2011, 12:54 PM

Enermax Introduces NAXN Power Supply Line

ENERMAX is proud to present a brand new power supply series, NAXN, which is ideally for both mainstream desktop PCs and advanced multiple GPU gaming systems with up to 80PLUS Bronze efficiency level. NAXN is ENERMAX’s high-value product line. It impresses users with high quality and full power performance with less stress on the pockets. [...]

February 7th, 2011, 12:48 PM

GIGABYTE Releases Free Tool to Check SATA Connection on Intel Chipset

While customers of Intel 6 series motherboards patiently wait for Intel and manufacturers to ready replacement units, many companies have advised consumers to work around the potential problems by plugging their devices into the available SATA III 6Gbps ports, which are unaffected. Unfortunately for users who have purchased prebuilt systems, or Sandy Bridge notebook users, [...]

February 5th, 2011, 2:01 PM

Fractal Design Launches Core 3000 Case!

The Core 3000 has plenty of cooling options, up to 7 fans of various sizes can be installed. The front panel is easily removable and pre-fitted with fan filters to ensure a dust free interior. The sleek black interior is matched and contrasted with white expansion slots and HDD trays. Similar to the Define Series, [...]

February 2nd, 2011, 1:43 PM

OCZ Launches New ZX Series High Performance Gold Rated Power Supplies

OCZ Technology, a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and power supplies for computing devices and systems, has launched the ZX Series power supply series to answer consumer demand for a robust high-wattage solution that is also highly-efficient. The ZX Series is designed for best-in-class performance, reliability and also features 100% modular design for [...]

February 2nd, 2011, 10:29 AM

MSI Announces Return Procedure for Intel 6 Series Products

MSI Computer Corp., today announced that it has stopped shipments in North America of Sandy Bridge products following Intel’s announcement of a design issue in the recently released Intel® 6 Series chipset. The company is quickly responding to this issue by working with retailers, distributors and channel partners to stop all shipments, MSI is also [...]

February 2nd, 2011, 10:23 AM

GIGABYTE Details Comprehensive Retrieval and Replacement Strategy for Intel Sandy Bridge Products

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY has received an official announcement from Intel indicating the Intel 6-Series chipset design error and has implemented a silicon fix. Please see this link for more information: http://www.intel.com/support/chipsets/sb/CS-032263.htm As the No.1 motherboard manufacturer, GIGABYTE will make its best effort to recall boards that were built on the mentioned chipsets from our distributors with minimum disruptions. [...]

February 2nd, 2011, 10:14 AM

Asus Outlines Recovery Plan For Intel 6 Series Sandy Bridge Products [Updated]

Intel on January 31, 2011 announced the detection of a design error in the new Sandy Bridge-based Intel 6 Series support chip, also known as Cougar Point. The shipment of existing Sandy Bridge products has been suspended by Intel , and the production of an updated support chip has commenced. The design error affects only [...]

February 1st, 2011, 11:40 AM

ZOTAC announces new GeForce GT 440 Series

ZOTAC  International, a leading innovator and the world’s largest channel manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and mini-PCs, today introduces a new graphics card for mainstream users seeking a performance kick – the new ZOTAC  GeForce  GT 440 series graphics cards with 512MB and 1GB DDR5 memory. Powered by the high-performance NVIDIA  Fermi architecture, the ZOTAC  GeForce [...]

January 31st, 2011, 1:52 PM

Intel 6 Series Chipset Debacle: Manufacturer and Retailer Responses

Manufacturers, retailers and consumers were blindsided this morning on the revelation that Intel had discovered a design flaw with its Sandy Bridge Chipset. In our ongoing coverage, we have created a single article where we will continue to update consumers on the specific responses from manufacturers and retailers. Before clamoring for a refund or replacement, [...]