NEWS

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 [...]

October 20th, 2010, 10:31 AM

Mushkin Announces New Radioactive Series Memory Kits

Mushkin announces the availability of new Radioactive memory kits tailored for the gaming and enthusiast markets. This new Radioactive Series launches with DDR3-1600 CL6 memory kits for Intel’s LGA1366 and LGA1156 platforms, as well as a 2000 MHz 6GB CL8 triple kit. In the near future, more kits with different specifications will be available. “We’re [...]

October 19th, 2010, 12:13 PM

Thermalright Releases Archon CPU Cooler

Heatsinks keep getting bigger and bigger in size, with many different designs and shapes. The needs of larger fans on the heatsinks have evolved, from the earlier 80mm fans to today’s modern 140mm fans. As the sizes of fans and fin arrays on the heatsink increases over time, interference between the components on some motherboards [...]

October 19th, 2010, 10:19 AM

Western Digital Announces Caviar Green 2.5 TB and 3 TB SATA Hard Drive

WD today announced that the company is shipping the world’s largest capacity SATA hard drive. As the latest addition to its WD Caviar Green family of SATA hard drives, the new hard drives deliver up to a massive 3 terabytes (TB) of storage capacity on a single drive. WD is leading the industry in capacity [...]

October 18th, 2010, 10:31 AM

Intel Silently Trims Pricing of Six Processors

In a possible bid to be a little more competitive with AMD in the best value chip category, Intel has trimmed the prices of 6 of its entry processors across 5 different lines. CPU Speed Original Price* New Price* Core i3-550 3.2GHz $138 $117 Pentium E6700 3.2GHz $86 $75 Pentium E5700 3.0GHz $75 $64 Celeron [...]

October 18th, 2010, 10:06 AM

NVIDIA Releases GeForce 260.89 WHQL Drivers

NVIDIA has launched its latest WHQL certified driver package, the GeForce 260.89. A unique aspect of the drivers is in game improvements for specific cards, the GTX 460 and GTX 480. The update also adds new 3D Vision Profiles and new SLI profiles. This is also the first driver with official support for recently release [...]

October 14th, 2010, 2:51 PM

Gigabyte Announces the Aivia K8100 Keyboard with Variable Keystroke Sensitivity

GIGABYTE  is proud to launch the first product from its highly anticipated Aivia series – Aivia K8100 Gaming Keyboard. Especially designed for gamers, Aivia K8100 is equipped with four major features – enhanced ergonomic gaming keystroke keyboard design, GHOST macro engine, 20 anti-ghosting keys, and touch and slide volume control. With these four features, obtaining [...]

October 13th, 2010, 11:47 AM

Valve Announces Development and Release of DotA 2

Once a simple community designed Warcraft III mod, DotA, (Defense of the Ancients) has gone on to be one of  the most popular free un-supported game mods around. So it is fitting, that today Valve, who is known for their support of the mod community having developed mods such as Counter Strike and Team Fortress [...]

October 13th, 2010, 10:29 AM

Razer Launches Wireless Version Naga MMO Mouse

Razer today announced the launch of an elite wireless MMO gaming mouse that’s an upgrade from the original award-winning and best-selling Get Imba mouse – the Razer Naga Epic. Designed by the highly-acclaimed Razer R&D labs, the Razer Naga Epic epitomizes that fine balance between keyboard and mouse with 17 MMO-optimized buttons, and takes it [...]