NEWS

November 12th, 2010, 11:46 AM

Antec Premieres Elite Line of High-Performance PSUs

Antec, Inc., PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets, today announced its newest premium line of consumer power supplies, the High Current Pro series. Available in four 80 PLUS Gold certified models, the High Current Pro series boasts unrivaled server-grade efficiency and reliability for powering the most demanding system builds. The High Current Pro series uses a [...]

November 12th, 2010, 11:44 AM

AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series Officially Postponed

While AMD did manage to get its AMD Radeon HD 6800 series out on time, and with near perfect availability, unfortunately it looks like big brother Cayman has been delayed. AMD’s new top end line, the “Cayman” GPU based cards, were expected to debut November 22, 2010, however for reasons unspecified, AMD has officially moved [...]

November 9th, 2010, 11:36 AM

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 Manufacturer Press Release List

As with every launch of a major graphics card, manufacturers have been submitting their press releases on their rendition of the latest an greatest to us fast and furious. Instead of filling the news up with every individual list, we have instead syndicated all of the PR’s and organized them by manufacturer below. GIGABYTE ASUS [...]

November 9th, 2010, 11:23 AM

NVIDIA Delivers World’s Fastest DX11 GPU… Again!

NVIDIA today announced the latest consumer GPU based on the NVIDIA Fermi architecture, the GeForce GTX 580, which has been reengineered from the transistor-level up to deliver increased power efficiency and performance over previous generation products. The GeForce GTX 580 GPU delivers the world’s fastest performance for DirectX 11 (DX11) games, and support for NVIDIA [...]

November 9th, 2010, 6:50 AM

NVIDIA Launches New GeForce.com Website

Nvidia launches a massive, intuitive new site for GeForce users and gamers alike. Presently, GeForce users who head over to NVIDIA’s main site get bombarded by everything from Tesla to Quadro to ION.  It is without a doubt a well-designed corporate site but as their product portfolio has increased in both size and complexity, navigation [...]

November 8th, 2010, 2:45 PM

Intel Adds New Postville X25-M 120GB G2 SSD

While it was rumoured that Intel would be prepping their G3 generation of SSDs for release in late Q4 2010 or early Q 2011, they appear to have no intention of abandoning their Postville (G2) lineup anytime soon. A new 120GB model was spotted in an Intel press package, slotting itself in-between the existing 80GB [...]

November 8th, 2010, 2:03 PM

Patriot Memory Refreshes High-Definition Media Player

Patriot Memory today announced a refresh of their High-Definition media player product line. The Patriot Box Office has undergone a series of changes adding improved functionality, an enhanced user interface, new product packaging and a new product name. Box Office is now named PBO Core: a name inspired by the legions of devoted fans and [...]

November 4th, 2010, 4:48 PM

XFX Issues Fix for HD 6850 High Idle Fan Speed

XFX issues a BIOS fix after some users reported their HD 6850 cards running at 70% idle fan speed. As HD 6850 cards are flying off the store shelves, more and more users have started reporting that XFX’s version that sports a custom heatsink exhibits extremely high idle fan speeds.  This makes what should be [...]

November 4th, 2010, 12:33 PM

Patriot Memory Extends Viper Xtreme Series of High-Performance DDR3 Modules

Patriot Memory today expanded the product lineup of their recently announced Viper Xtreme Series of DDR3 memory solutions. New Sector 7 (tri-channel) kits are available in 12GB and 6GB capacities with speeds of 2000MHz and 1600MHz. New Sector 5 (dual-channel) kits are available in 8GB and 4GB capacities with 1600MHz speed. The Viper Xtreme Series [...]

November 4th, 2010, 12:24 PM

Mad Catz Cyborg R.A.T. 9 Wireless Gaming Mouse Begins Shipping

We reviewed the Mad Catz Cyborg R.A.T 7 only a few months ago, at at the time there was only a product description of the RAT 9 to go on; it boasted the same impressive adaptable functionality of the R.A.T 7, but also included a surprising aspect for a gaming mouse; it is wireless. Cyborg [...]