NEWS

April 30th, 2010, 10:16 AM

Sapphire Launches HD5550 Passive Video Card

Although high powered graphics are usually on the forefront of technology, the mainstream market and HTPC segment is always one to watch. Latest from Sapphire is their HD5550 series. Being a passively cooled solution silent running is first and foremost in this cards feature set. Which should be ideal for the HTPC users or those [...]

April 28th, 2010, 9:34 AM

Lian Li Launches New PC-T60 & PC-T7 Test Benches

When Lian Li introduces a new chassis it tends to be a thing of beauty. The new PC-T60 and PC-T7 test benches are no exception. Crafted from high quality Aluminum they are setup to provide adequate and fast access to all of your components. First on the list is the PSU rack, which is setup [...]

April 26th, 2010, 9:45 AM

Rumors Of AMD’s Latest Processor Being Shipped in Europe/US

Although yet to be seen on most e-tailer websites and in stores yet, that hasn’t stopped some places from getting some sales early. According to TCMagazine, retailers across Europe and the United States have already been shipping the Thuban hexa-cores. Although it remains to be seen if these rumors hold true or not, one thing [...]

April 26th, 2010, 9:38 AM

G.Skill Announces Flare Series DDR3 For AMD AM3 Platform

As of late G.Skill has really been stealing the spotlight when it comes to both DDR memory kits and solid-state storage. Their Latest kit to market is for AM3 enthusiasts, they call it Flare. Working in conjunction with AMD the Flare series have been specifically designed and tested on the latest in AMD platforms. The [...]

April 23rd, 2010, 9:46 AM

Aqua Computer Launches GTX480 Water-Block

Aqua Computer has announced today its latest solution for keeping the Fermi fires at bay, enter the AquagraFX GTX480 edition. Weighing in at around 850g the AquagraFX is made from one entire piece of machined copper giving it ample cooling capacity. The top plate is covered in stainless steel with their standard logo laser-etched on [...]

April 23rd, 2010, 9:29 AM

Mushkin Redlines – Enthusiast Memory Reborn

Muskin is a leader when it comes to performance memory. From their Ridgeback to Blackline kits they offer everything the system builder could want. However it has been a long time since we have seen a Redline Kit available from them. This will no longer be the case as they have resurrected their Redline series. [...]

April 22nd, 2010, 3:09 PM

Lian Li Launches PC-Q08A/B/R Mini Tower Chassis for Mini-ITX and Mini-DTX

Lian Li Industrial Co. Ltd Ltd, announces yet another Mini-Q series – PC-Q08, after the successful launch of PC-Q07 last year. With increased case depth and removable lower HDD cage, the PC-Q08 offers more room to fit full size graphics cards. For power users who require maximum video performance, Lian Li’s Mini-Q PC-Q08 is the [...]

April 22nd, 2010, 10:44 AM

ATI Releases Catalyst 10.4a Preview Drivers

ATI has released a second preview of its 10.4 Catalyst drivers, this time that resolves Battlefield: Bad Company 2 load times for earlier generation cards. Last week we saw the initial preview of the Catalyst 10.4 that resolve slow loading of BF:BC2 maps with ATI 5000 series cards, and now the 10.4 Preview fixes the [...]

April 21st, 2010, 11:15 AM

NVIDIA Releases 197.55 WHQL Drivers for GTX400 Series

NVIDIA has launched a new driver specifically for the 197.55 GTX 400 series of video cards. Unfortunately there really isn’t much to them. The only changes listed in the notes is: This is a WHQL-certified driver update for 4-way SLI with GeForce GTX 480 or GeForce GTX 470 GPUs. Those not intending to run 4-Way [...]

April 21st, 2010, 9:39 AM

Silverstone Adds 450W SFX Form Factor PSU

When space is limited but you need a power supply to squeeze into your SFF case, look no further than the latest for SilverStone. Enter its SFX 450W Power Supply. Measuring in at 125mm (W) x 63.5mm (H) x 100mm (D) this little unit is sure to fit wherever you need it. Its design is [...]