NEWS

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 [...]

April 6th, 2010, 9:33 AM

ASUS Preparing its Newest Motherboard – M4A88TD-V EVO

Based upon the AMD 880G chipeset the EVO looks to be the mainstream board type with today’s latest processors. While the 890FX will reign as the performance oriented board type with AMD’s newest chipsets, it is the mainstream boards that many users will end up opting for instead. As such ASUS brings this mainstream chipset [...]

April 2nd, 2010, 9:00 AM

Thermaltake Launches Low-Profile CPU Cooler SlimX3 Ideal for Low Profile PCs and HTPCs

Thermaltake, leading DIY thermal solutions brand, launch their all-new low profile CPU especially targeting Home Theater PC users, the Thermaltake SlimX3. Since for Home Theater PCs usually small and mini size cases are used, the CPU cooler performance is of utmost importance, it has to come with a very small footprint in order to fit [...]

April 1st, 2010, 11:01 AM

Next Gen NVIDIA ION-2 Accelerates IE9

NVIDIA launched a video demo of an upcoming ION-2 netbook versus the traditional Atom netbooks running integrated graphics, showcasing just how well it performs on IE9 The company blogged yesterday about how ION-2 as featured in the Asus EeePC 1201PN – expected in April – will revolutionize simple tasks, like browsing the web.  The video [...]

April 1st, 2010, 9:53 AM

Silverstone Set to Launch PS05 Chassis

Silverstone has been well known in the industry of building very solid and functional computer cases. Working on this principal we get a quick glimpse of their latest in a long lineup, the PS05. Looking to please the more budget conscious end user the PS05 nevertheless packs many of the features we now consider a [...]

April 1st, 2010, 9:35 AM

Hardware Canucks Launching Computer Aided Home Appliance Reviews

Hardware Canucks has grown rapidly over the past few years;  we have moved from budget power supply roundups to being there for the launch of some of the most highly anticipated graphics cards. Building on the success we have seen in the world of computer hardware, we are pleased to announce that you will soon [...]

March 31st, 2010, 10:15 AM

Noctua Offers NM-90 Cooler Rotation Upgrade Kit for AMD Users

Noctua today announced the availability of the new NM-A90 Upgrade-Kit for NH-U12P SE2 and NH-U9B SE2 users. The upgrade makes it possible to install the heatsink turned by 90° on AMD motherboards. NH-U12P SE2 and NH-U9B SE2 users can order the NM-A90 kit free of charge on Noctua’s website. “We’ve received excellent customer feedback on [...]

March 31st, 2010, 10:09 AM

AMD Expands DirectX 11 Gaming with ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition Graphics

Harnessing the world’s most powerful graphics processor,  AMD today introduced the ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition graphics card. Equipped with 2GB of GDDR5 memory, the ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 is the first graphics card capable of rendering in excess of 1 billion pixels per second in today’s titles, unleashing PC game [...]

March 30th, 2010, 9:09 PM

NVIDIA GTX 480 & GTX 470 Pre-Sale Numbers Show Promise

Retailers report pre-sales of NVIDIA’s newest Fermi-based graphics cards are going well. The other day, we brought you the unfortunate story of XFX ditching both the GTX 480 and GTX 470 from their line-up but now it’s time for some welcome news for NVIDIA. There is no denying the fact that NVIDIA’s GTX 400-series runs [...]

March 30th, 2010, 11:44 AM

WD Leads in 2.5-Inch Areal Density With New 750 GB Notebook Hard Drives

WD today announced that it is now shipping 750 GB of storage capacity in a standard-height 2.5-inch notebook hard drive — the industry’s highest capacity to date in this form factor. Designed for mainstream notebook computers, the WD Scorpio Blue 750 GB hard drives utilize WD’s leading 375 GB-per-platter areal density and Advanced Format technology. [...]