NEWS

March 22nd, 2010, 10:47 AM

Intel Chipset Driver Brings TRIM Support to RAID Setups

*** Correction: It should be noted that Intel’s announcement about TRIM support only applies to single SSD’s that are present in a system with a RAID array, and not to a RAID array of SSD’s. *** Users have long lamented over the fact that TRIM was not previously supported in SSD RAID Arrays, resulting in [...]

March 22nd, 2010, 10:14 AM

Intel Rumoured to Release Overclockable Core i5 & i7 CPUs

AMD has long offered “Black” editions of many of its popular processors, geared solely for overclockers with their unlocked multiplier. Intel has now embraced the overclocking ways and is said to be launching a “K” version of two popular LGA1156 CPUs The new processors, labeled the Core i5 665K and Core i7 875K are based [...]

March 19th, 2010, 10:39 AM

XFX Retail GTX480 & GTX 470 Cards Pictured

As a post in our forums showed yesterday, NVIDIA seems to be going ahead with its rather beefy looking heatpipe cooler solution for the GTX480. This morning EXPreview discovered a few shots of the XFX retail GTX 480 and GTX 470 cards, the latter of which uses a fairly standard looking dual slot cooler. The [...]

March 19th, 2010, 10:31 AM

Scythe Launches Yasya CPU Cooler

Scythe announces its newest high-end CPU cooler, named “Yasya” to the market. Yasya CPU Cooler is the first cooler from Scythe equipped with the newly developed T.M.L.F. (Trident Multi Layer Fin) structure. This special design maximizes the cooling surface to provide the best cooling result of the heatsink. By placing the heatsink fins as well [...]

March 18th, 2010, 11:21 AM

PowerColor Launches HD5770 Eyefinity 5 Card

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphics cards, today introduces the first and only graphics solution on the planet: the HD5770 Eyefinity 5. The HD5770 Eyefinity 5 features multi-display eyefinity technology, enables up to 5 monitors to be operated from one card through its five mini displayport onboard design. Gamers can easily make use [...]

March 18th, 2010, 10:07 AM

LSI Starts Shipping LSISSS6200 PCI-E Solid State Storage Card

LSI Corporation today announced it is sampling a PCI Express (PCIe)-based solid-state storage (SSS) solution to OEM customers. The LSISSS6200 PCIe SSS card provides a high-performance storage solution with enhanced reliability and industry-leading storage density for enterprise servers. For easy system integration and management, the card uses the industry-standard SAS protocol and widely deployed LSI [...]

March 17th, 2010, 12:16 PM

NVIDIA Slips in 197.13 BETA Drivers

NVIDIA’s recent launch of its 196.75 drivers was marred by reports of the drivers causing GPU fans to die, potentially leading to some of the cards burning out. The company did pull the drivers and is set to release another set that not only avoids the fan issue but provides some gaming improvements along the [...]

March 17th, 2010, 11:09 AM

AMD Phenom II X6 “Thuban” Clock Speeds Leaked

Far ahead of schedule, details on AMD’s hexa-core Phenom II (Thuban) lineup has come to light, courtesy of a motherboard manufacturer’s CPU support list. The list includes the codenamed 1035T and 1055T models, and from previous AMD information we know the top end chip will be the 1075T and a dual TDP variation of the [...]

March 16th, 2010, 11:40 AM

Southpaws Unite – Razer Develops Unique DeathAdder Gaming Mouse

Razer has taken an bold leap in gaming equality as it looks to stamp out the long standing discrimination against left handed gamers. As a leftie, I have often been dismayed when hearing about the latest gaming peripheral specifically tailored for the world’s approximately 87% right-handers. I’ve been unable to appreciate the greats, such as [...]

March 16th, 2010, 11:19 AM

ZOTAC Unleashes World’s First ION Upgrade Kits

ZOTAC International, the world’s largest manufacturer graphics cards, mini-ITX motherboards and mini-PCs in the channel, today unveils the world’s first ION Upgrade Kits featuring a ZOTAC small form factor motherboard and ZOTAC ION graphics card for a combination that delivers phenomenal value with premium graphics and outstanding user experience. A ZOTAC ION graphics card with [...]