NEWS

June 29th, 2010, 1:57 PM

Seagate Breaks Capacity Ceiling With 3TB External Desktop Drive

Putting more terabytes in the hands of consumers worldwide, Seagate, the leader in hard drives and storage solutions, today announced the world’s first 3 Terabyte (TB) external desktop drive. Available immediately, the 3TB FreeAgent GoFlex Desk external hard drive helps to meet the explosive worldwide demand for digital content storage in both the home and [...]

June 29th, 2010, 11:45 AM

NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround Support with 258.69 Beta Driver

NVIDIA’s 3D Vision Surround is now enabled for certain GPU setups through publicly available beta drivers, the 258.69′s. Users can now experience 3D through up to three monitors with select GTX 400 and GTX 200 series graphics cards. To view the system requirements for 3D Vision Surround, check here. The beta drivers also improve performance [...]

June 29th, 2010, 11:32 AM

DRAM Makers Agree to Antitrust Settlement in US

After being fined $408 Million for a price fixing scheme by the EU, last week six DRAM manufacturer’s have reached a settlement in a similar antitrust case with 33 US States. The six companies, Micron, NEC, Elpida, Hynix, Infineon and Mosel Vitelic¬† were a part of a group accused of participating in a price-fixing cartel [...]

June 29th, 2010, 10:54 AM

Leaked Slides Show Microsoft Windows 8 Under Development

As the one year anniversary of Windows 7 quickly approaches,¬† Microsoft has already begun the blueprints for its next operating system, Windows 8. While we are still likely 2-3 years away from the next major OS, slides about the direction that Microsoft wants to take with its next product’s feel and functionality have been leaked, [...]

June 24th, 2010, 1:01 PM

Intel Claims GPUs are Only 14x Faster

In most instances, a rival company candidly admitting that your product performs substantially better doesn’t exactly seem like bad press at all. In a technical paper presented by Intel, the company conceded that GPUs are faster than the traditional CPU, but only by 14 times. The thing is, NVIDIA claims that its current generation of [...]

June 24th, 2010, 12:23 PM

Enermax Launches LibertyECO II 720W Modular Power Supply

Liberty means freedom, which the modular cable management provides users. “ECO” stands for economy and indicates that this power supply includes not only a high efficiency (80PLUS certified) but an attractive price as well: that’s twice the saving passed onto our customers. Considering that the consumption of modern PC-systems is growing due to high-performance graphic [...]

June 24th, 2010, 12:21 PM

MSI Launches N470GTX/N465GTX Twin Frozr II Graphics Card

MSI today launches two of its latest graphics cards, N470GTX and N465GTX Twin Frozr II which are based on MSI’s unique Twin Frozr II thermal design. MSI also revealed its limited N465GTX Twin Frozr II golden edition graphics card which adopts the full copper design. The cards are powered by NVIDIA’s advanced GeForce GTX 400 [...]

June 24th, 2010, 12:14 PM

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 Pictured

NVIDIA’s first card based on the GF104 GPU, the GTX 460, has been leaked by EXPreview a month before its anticipated launch. The card will offer more affordable DX11 graphics for gamers and as shown in the photos is noticeably shorter than its GF100 counterparts. The rumoured technical specs of the card are a Graphics [...]

June 23rd, 2010, 11:10 AM

Mushkin Announces Callisto Deluxe SSD Series

Mushkin Enhanced, a global leader in high-performance computer products, announced today the release of a new solid state drive series, Callisto deluxe. The Callisto deluxe Series offers new improvements that increase the drives’ IOPS (input/output operations per second) to up to 50,000. “The Callisto deluxe SSD Series is Mushkin Enhanced’s finest hour in a long [...]

June 22nd, 2010, 10:37 AM

Thermalright Redefines Enormous With HR-02 and Silver Arrow CPU Coolers

Two new coolers from Thermalright have been spotted, that redefine the definition of enormous; two giant monster towers, the Silver Arrow and the HR-02. The Silver Arrow Cooler is a dual fin stack design, that squeezes in two 140mm TY series fans for airflow. Fortunately the dual fans have variable RPMs, from 500 to 1300 [...]