NEWS

December 7th, 2010, 1:59 PM

NVIDIA Releases GeForce GTX 570 Graphics Card & Press Release Roundup

As with most large product launches, we have collected and delivered the various press releases of manufacturers into an assorted list for your reading and viewing pleasure. Select the manufacturer below to jump to the appropriate page. ASUS Palit EVGA Zotac More to come… Hot on the heels of last month’s successful launch of the GeForce [...]

December 7th, 2010, 1:11 PM

Futuremark 3DMark 11 Officially Released

After initial delays, Futuremark’s next generation graphics and system benchmarking suite, 3DMark 11 is finally being officially launched. 3DMark 11 is the latest in the long-running series of graphical benchmarks used by millions of gamers and enthusiasts worldwide. Designed for testing DirectX 11 hardware in the latest gaming PCs, 3DMark 11 includes Futuremark’s signature high-end, [...]

December 7th, 2010, 1:02 PM

AMD Launches New Flagship Hexacore Processor and Expands Midrange

AMD has introduced three new CPUs to its lineup today, including the new top contender, the Phenom II x6 1100T Black Edition, as reviewed by Hardware Canucks. A Phenom X2 565 BE fills out the mid range, and the Athlon II x3 455 slots in for the budget builders. The new flagship Phenom II X6 [...]

December 2nd, 2010, 10:10 AM

Corsair Launches 90GB and 180GB Force Series SSD

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced two additions to its award-winning Force Series™ SSD family. The new models include the F90 and F180 Force Series SSDs, with densities of 90GB and 180GB respectively. These latest additions to the Corsair Force Series are built using [...]

December 1st, 2010, 6:02 PM

VisionTek Announces Killer 2100 HD 5770 Combo Graphics-Network Card

VisionTek Products and Bigfoot Networks today announced the launch of the VisionTek Killer HD 5770, the world’s first single-card, PCI Express solution combining Bigfoot Networks Killer E2100 game networking technology and AMD Radeon HD 5000 graphics family technology to supercharge mainstream PCs for online gaming. The Killer HD 5770 is a one-card, one-slot solution that [...]

November 30th, 2010, 11:44 AM

Asetek Introduces Three New Liquid CPU Cooling Solutions Supporting 92MM Fans

Asetek Inc.,  today announced three new liquid CPU coolers for OEMs and system builders, designed for chassis utilizing 92mm exhaust fans. The products include: a single exhaust port, single-CPU cooler; a dual exhaust port, single-CPU cooler; and a dual exhaust port, dual-CPU cooler. These new Asetek products provide superior overclocking for compact gaming systems, and [...]

November 30th, 2010, 11:23 AM

Noctua Extends Free Mounting Kit Offer and Confirms LGA1155 Compatibility

Just as they did with socket LGA 1156, Noctua is providing exemplary customer service, and has announced they will offer free socket LGA 1155 mounting kits, free of charge to their customers. Noctua today announced that owners of older Noctua CPU coolers who wish to upgrade to the upcoming LGA1155 socket will be able to [...]

November 29th, 2010, 6:19 PM

Futuremark 3DMark 11 Launch Delayed

Futuremark’s latest benchmarking suite, 3DMark 11 was set to debut tomorrow, November 30th, but it now looks like the benchmarking suite will be delayed. Reporting that they had found a last minute bug in the software, the company has decided to hold off on the launch and delivering pre-orders, until it can be fixed. Not [...]

November 29th, 2010, 5:51 PM

AMD and NVIDIA Bicker About Antialiasing Cheat in H.A.W.X

Understandably annoyed at NVIDIA calling out AMD on their image quality changes in their recent release of the Catalyst drivers, AMD has piped back with evidence suggesting that NVIDIA is also engaging in some rather questionable image quality practices themselves. The slides below outline how, in HAWX – an NVIDIA “The Way It’s Meant to [...]

November 29th, 2010, 5:14 PM

AMD Responds to Image Quality Allegations

On the heels of NVIDIA’s proclamation a little over a week ago,  that AMD had decreased its default image quality in order to give itself an artificial advantage in benchmarks, AMD has responded; obviously refuting the attack and attempting to set the record straight. Our AMD contact informed us that “[They] are committed to the [...]