NEWS

December 31st, 2010, 4:22 PM

Corsair Launching SP2500 2.1 PC Gaming Speaker System

While you won’t see it on the Corsair website just yet, we’ve unearthed that the company will be launching its very own line of 2.1 gaming speakers, the SP2500 series in early 2011! The company debuted its first audio product earlier this year, the Corsair HS-1 gaming headset, and now it appears they want to [...]

December 30th, 2010, 10:10 PM

Happy Holidays from AMD – Many Radeon HD 6950 Reportedly Unlock to HD 6970

Video cards originally meant to perform in their $300 price bracket have been successfully unlocked to perform well above expectations. That’s right, owners of new AMD Radeon HD 6950 cards are able to re-flash the BIOS on their cards with a 6970 BIOS to reclaim SP and clocks that have been artificially withheld from them. [...]

December 30th, 2010, 2:08 PM

GIGABYTE Dropping Hints about New G1-Killer Motherboard Series

GIGABYTE has been dropping some seriously tantalizing hints about its upcoming line of enthusiast/gaming series motherboards. Now we have learned both the series name, G1-Killer, and that the first board on the market with be an x58 based unit. While other companies such as Asus have their R.O.G, MSI their XPower/Big Bang and EVGA, the [...]

December 30th, 2010, 12:48 PM

MSI and Killer NIC Partnership Could See Improved Integrated NIC

MSI recently released a press notice alongside Killer NIC announcing an informal partnership between the companies that will see Killer NIC products coupled with the sale of MSI Big Bang Motherboards, but rumour has it the match may bring with it, a whole new level of integrated networking. MSI has been relatively on the ball [...]

December 30th, 2010, 12:32 PM

Fractal Design Launches Define Mini

As the name implies, Define Mini is the smaller sibling of the acclaimed and award winning Define R2/R3 case. Being a Micro ATX version of Define R2/R3, it offers a number of interesting functions with a very stylish appearance. It’s a case focused on low noise level, without neglecting other important features such as cooling, expandability [...]

December 21st, 2010, 1:54 PM

Futuremark Releases Update for 3DMark 11

Futuremark had delayed the launch of its 3DMark 11 suite, in order to fix a few crucial bugs before launch, but despite that – as with any software – there were a few nagging issues that cropped up when the benchmarking suite began widescale use. Futuremark is releasing an update to 3DMark 11 to fix [...]

December 21st, 2010, 1:23 PM

MSI P67 Mainboard Showcases 8GB DIMM Compatibility

Intel’s anticipated Sandy Bridge processors and P67 chipset, expected to debut shortly after the New Year, bring a new level of memory support for 8GB DIMMs. The board uses the familiar dual channel, four DIMM slot configuration, initially appeared it may be a step backwards from the large memory potential we had come to enjoy with x58 [...]

December 21st, 2010, 12:30 PM

Elpida Begins Sample Shipments of 30nm Process 4-Gigabyte DDR3 SO-DIMM

Elpida Memory, Inc., Japan’s leading global supplier of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM), today announced it has begun sample shipments of its newly developed 30nm process 4-gigabyte DDR3 SO-DIMM. The new memory module was built using currently available advanced 30nm process DRAM manufacturing technology and is composed of sixteen 2-gigabit DDR3 SDRAMs. It achieves a [...]

December 17th, 2010, 12:21 PM

EVGA P67 Classified Motherboard Spotted

EVGA’s Classified series boards have always been the premier products in the companies line, but the recently spotted EVGA P67 LGA-1155 Classified motherboard appears to be on a whole new level of awesome. The Sandy Bridge board is ready for anything and everything, geared towards the hardcore enthusiast with dual 8-pin CPU power plugs, a [...]

December 17th, 2010, 11:48 AM

AMD Releases Catalyst 10.12a Hotfix for AMD Radeon 6900 Series Support

With the launch of AMD’s latest 6900 series cards, the company has released a 10.12a Hotfix driver with official support for the new AMD Radeon HD 6970 2GB and AMD Radeon HD 6950 2GB graphics cards;  begging the question as to why they didn’t simply put off the release of the 10.12 drivers this past [...]