NEWS

April 9th, 2010, 9:57 AM

ASRock Unveils 870 Extreme3 Motherboard

The advent of AMD’s 800 series chipset has seen many new boards surfacing in the marketplace. Latest in this lineup is ASRock’s 870 Extreme3. Based off of the 870 and SB850 chipset combination this board looks to pack a lot of punch for the mainstream user. Crossfire is supported via twin PCI-e 16X slots although [...]

April 8th, 2010, 11:43 AM

Rumor Report: NVIDIA Designing a GTX 460

While there is little doubt that NVIDIA will continue to expand on its GTX 400 series lineup, EXPreview is claiming that a new GTX 460 is already in the works and will be launching in the next few months. The rumour is that the new card will use the P1025 reference PCB design, featuring 1GB [...]

April 8th, 2010, 11:21 AM

Koolance Releases GTX 470 & GTX 480 Full Coverage Waterblocks

Despite the fact that consumers cannot yet get their hands on a GTX 400 series card, Koolance is prepped and ready for the expected April 12th date when the cards should finally reach buyers. The company has begun selling its GeForce GTX 470 and GTX 480 waterblocks, labelled the VID-NX470 and VID-NX480 respectively. The full [...]

April 8th, 2010, 10:40 AM

Antec Auctioning Mnpctech Cases Mods on Ebay for Haiti Charity

A heart warming story from Antec, who is reaching out to help with aid relief in Haiti in a truly unique way. Some may recall the Antec 600 Bullet Mod showcased in the HWC Forums by Bill Owen of Mnpctech.com which is a beauty to behold. Well now you can get your hands on two [...]

April 7th, 2010, 10:57 AM

ASUS Releases KGPE-D16 Socket G34 Motherboard for 12-core AMD Opteron Processors

ASUS today introduced the new ASUS KGPE-D16 motherboard featuring the AMD G34 socket for 8- and 12-Core AMD Opteron 6100 Series processors. Equipped with an AMD SR5690/SP5100 chipset as well as supporting 4-channels of DDR3 memory per processor, ASUS’ unique PIKE upgrade kit, and ASUS ASMB4-iKVM module for remote management, the KGPE-D16 is a reliable [...]

April 7th, 2010, 10:49 AM

Inno3D iChill GTX 470 Hawk Cooler Mockup Spotted

Inno3D is looking to combat the often complained about tempuratures of the new GTX 400 series cards by releasing a custom aftermarket cooling solution on its upcoming  iChill GTX 470 Hawk video card. As depicted in CAD design drawings, the new design features what appears to be two 80mm fans on the ends, with a [...]

April 7th, 2010, 10:23 AM

AMD Announces ATI FirePro V8800 Professional Graphics Card

AMD announced today the launch of the first of a new family of ATI FirePro professional graphics solutions with ATI Eyefinity technology, delivering clear performance advances and productivity leadership. The ATI FirePro V8800—the industry’s most powerful professional graphics card ever created and the only professional graphics solution in the world supporting ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology [...]

April 6th, 2010, 10:20 AM

Corsair Expands Dominator Family with New Ultra-High Density 16GB and 24GB Memory Kits

Corsair, a worldwide supplier of  high performance computer and flash memory products, today announced new 16GB and 24GB Dominator DDR3 memory kits for workstation-level computers. These DRAM kits feature a clock speed of 1600 MHz and a CAS latency of nine cycles. The introduction of these new kits expands Corsair’s worldwide award-winning Dominator memory family, providing an [...]

April 6th, 2010, 10:07 AM

OCZ Launches Next-Gen Z-Drive R2 PCI-Express Solid State Drive

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and flash-based storage as an alternative to hard disk drives (HDDs), announces the Company’s plan to enter mass production of the Z-Drive R2 Solid State Drive (SSD) Series, the second rendition of the original Z-Drive family. The Z-Drive R2 builds [...]

April 6th, 2010, 9:56 AM

The VelociRaptor Lives On

For many users in the market it seemed as though the high performance HDD was finally at the end of its life. With the advent of SSD’s the lowly HDD became dedicated to merely a storage drive. Western Digital however has made good the rumor we heard a few months back in regards to their [...]