NEWS

November 19th, 2010, 7:13 PM

NVIDIA Challenging AMD’s Image Quality

Sit back and grab the popcorn boys, this is likely to get interesting. NVIDIA wrote a blog post this morning, reporting the findings of multiple independent third party review websites that claim changes in AMD’s Catalyst 10.10 default driver settings cause an increase in performance at the expense of decreased image quality. While individual games [...]

November 19th, 2010, 12:45 PM

Cooler Master Releasing NVIDIA Themed HAF-X

Cooler Master has been known to launch customized renditions of its popular chassis, tailored to promote the colours and designs of specific companies, and today they have announced a new NVIDIA themed HAF X. Looking somewhat like a giant green skittle, the NVIDIA HAF-X is absolutely no different in design than the original case. It [...]

November 19th, 2010, 12:25 PM

Futuremark 3DMark 11 Release Date Announced, Pre-ordering Begins

Futuremark announced today that 3DMark 11, the latest version of the industry standard benchmark for real-time 3D graphics, will be released on November 30. 3DMark 11 Advanced Edition priced at $19.95 can be pre-ordered today from http://www.3dmark.com/. Futuremark has updated the 3DMark website to highlight the exclusive features in the Advanced Edition and has released [...]

November 18th, 2010, 4:27 PM

Valve’s Portal 2 Release Unsurprisingly Delayed

We all knew it was coming, or not coming as it were. Valve’s highly anticipated Portal 2 was proudly flaunted at gaming expos throughout the year, and the company was even so brave as to publicly proclaim February 9th, 2011 as the day to mark on your calendar. Well grab the white out, cut out [...]

November 18th, 2010, 12:44 PM

ASRock Showcases LGA-1155 ‘Sandy Bridge’ Motherboards

With companies such as GIGABYTE and ASUS, breaking the silence on the public debut of their upcoming Sandy Bridge, Socket LGA-1155 motherboards, ASRock has jumped in the ring, ready with a full compliment of boards for all market segments. The company has planned for eight models, four ATX based on the P67 chipset along with [...]

November 18th, 2010, 12:05 PM

Antec Introduces High Current Gamer PSU Series

Antec today announced the first complete series of power supply units (PSUs) to offer consumers the high current capability favored by gamers and other high-power users, along with the safety of over current protection on all power rails. The High Current Gamer series is designed to optimize high-output current delivery while reducing wiring loss, resulting [...]

November 18th, 2010, 11:33 AM

AMD Releases Catalyst 10.11 WHQL Drivers

Five hotfixes later, AMD has replaced the Catalyst 10.10s, with November’s full release of the Catalyst 10.11 WHQL Certified drivers, bundling all of the previous fixes, and including a few new ones. Download from GAME.AMD.COM Performance Highlights of the AMD Catalyst 10.11 release include: Battleforge Performance increases up to 3% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 [...]

November 17th, 2010, 12:29 PM

Asus Releases Proprietary Solution To Help Owners Overcome Large HDD Limit

With Western Digital releasing the first internal 3TB drive, and Seagate with a drive in the works (though public release still a ways away), consumers interested in these ‘megadrives’ are being forced to pony up the extra cash to purchase a third party solution to overcome the 2.19TB drive limitation of the modern system. Not [...]

November 17th, 2010, 11:14 AM

OCZ Technology to Deliver Optimized Vertex Plus and Colossus Plus SSDs

OCZ Technology announces an exciting refresh of the renowned first generation Vertex and Colossus SSD Series. Called the Vertex Plus and Colossus Plus, the new SATA II solutions continue to implement the proven Indilinx technology while delivering significantly improved performance at their distinctively affordable price points. OCZ continues to work diligently with the latest technology [...]

November 15th, 2010, 2:35 PM

NVIDIA Answers Questions About the Surprise GeForce GTX 460 SE

It even hit many of the ‘in the know’ industry analysts by surprise, this morning NVIDIA launched a rather confusing product, the GeForce GTX 460 SE model and with such a similar price point to the GTX 460 768MB, this new mid-range graphics card is leaving consumers a bit perplexed. On news of the launch, [...]