NEWS

August 27th, 2010, 11:38 AM

ZOTAC Revolutionizes ION With Intel CULV-Powered Mini-PC and Mini-ITX Platforms

ZOTAC International today revolutionizes the award-winning ION platform with the processing power of Intel consumer low-voltage, or CULV, processors for new platforms with superior performance capabilities while maintaining class-leading energy-efficiency. The new ZOTAC ION platforms powered by Intel CULV processors include the new ZBOX HD-ND22, HD-NS21 mini-PCs, ION-ITX N series and ION-ITX P series mini-ITX [...]

August 27th, 2010, 11:29 AM

Viking Modular Solutions Unveils First Solid State Drive in DIMM Form-Factor

Viking Modular Solutions, a division of Sanmina-SCI Corporation, and leading manufacturer of innovative DRAM modules and flash solutions, today announced that its SATADIMM is available for immediate customer qualification. SATADIMM is the first of its kind – an Enterprise Class SATA II Solid State Drive (SSD) in an industry-standard DDR3 240-pin DIMM form factor – [...]

August 27th, 2010, 11:27 AM

Thermaltake Launches Jing CPU Cooler

Thermaltake launched their latest CPU air-cooler specifically developed for silent operation while maintaining a maximum of cooling efficiency, the Thermaltake Jing. Its name is derived from the Chinese, representing “Silence” and carrying with it the concepts of comfort, excellence and exquisiteness. The universal socket support makes it compatible to all computer processors currently available on [...]

August 26th, 2010, 10:37 AM

ATI Releases Catalyst 10.8 Drivers – Secrets Hidden Within

AMD has launched the ATI Catalyst 10.8 WHQL driver suite that brings a few game specific improvements as well as containing some hidden information that reveals more about the companies upcoming product lines. Hidden within a file in the driver package appears to be a listing of previously unknown codenames for what can only be [...]

August 26th, 2010, 10:17 AM

Corsair Announces Retail Availability of Professional Series Gold Power Supplies

Corsair today announced the general retail availability of the Professional Series Gold AX1200, AX850, and AX750 power supply units. These PSUs, which feature 80 PLUS GOLD certification, were announced and shown at Computex in Taipei, and have won numerous accolades since then. “The response of early users and reviewers to the Professional Series Gold PSUs [...]

August 25th, 2010, 4:30 PM

OCZ Scaling Back DRAM Operations

OCZ has announced plans to begin eliminating the production of its low-margin DRAM modules. The Wall Street Journal reports that OCZ will begin focusing on ‘higher-margin specialty and high-performance memory products’  which is a veiled way of saying SSDs. The report indicates that the company will however still continue to pursue the DRAM market, just [...]

August 25th, 2010, 12:00 PM

Logitech Speaker System Z623 Ready to Rock the House

For big, bold sound from your music, movies and games, Logitech  unveiled the THX Certified Logitech Speaker System Z623. With this 2.1 system, you’ll hear and feel immersive audio from 200 watts (RMS) of power whether you’re connecting the speakers to a PC or a TV. “Whether you’re listening to rock music, watching a Steven [...]

August 25th, 2010, 11:43 AM

XFX Radeon HD 5970 Black Edition Limited is Here

When it comes to gaming, being “Top Gun” is essential, but it requires great reflexes and a graphics card with firepower to match. Luckily, the XFX Radeon HD 5970 4GB Black Edition Limited graphics card has the firepower, the memory (4 GB GDDR5), the most in-demand features, and much, much more. Redefining the word “exclusive,” [...]

August 24th, 2010, 1:31 PM

Dell Launches First Smart Phone for $100

Dell is getting into the smartphone market, and no we aren’t referencing the Streak; they have already made it clear that the Streak is a tablet first, phone second. Today the third largest PC manufacturer announced the “Aero” Android smartphone available in the U.S.A exclusively from whom other than AT&T.  The Aero features a 3.5-inch [...]

August 24th, 2010, 12:58 PM

Kingston and Overclockers Take Memory to a Whole New Level

Two overclockers at GamesCom 2010 have pushed the limitations of DDR3 memory to new heights, smashing records in the process. Overclockers Benjamin Bioux ‘Benji Tshi’ and Jean-Baptiste Gerard ‘marmott’ pushed a pair of Kingston HyperX KHX2333C9D3T1K3 memory DIMMs, running natively at 2333MHz, past the 3GHz barrier for a final speed of 3068MHz. The system comprised [...]