NEWS

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 [...]

August 24th, 2010, 10:55 AM

WD Releases Livewire Powerline AV Network Kit

WD (Western Digital), today introduced its new WD Livewire Powerline AV Network Kit, a HomePlug AV compatible solution that enables consumers to use their existing electrical outlets to extend secure and reliable high-speed Internet connections throughout the home. Complementing the WD TV line of media players, the WD Livewire Powerline AV Network Kit enables consumers [...]

August 23rd, 2010, 11:41 AM

Intel Announces First Dual-Core Atom Processor for Netbooks

Intel officially announced today, its new dual-core Atom processor, the N550, set to be available in over a dozen new netbooks from companies including Acer, ASUS, Fujitsu, Lenovo, LG, Samsung, MSI, Toshiba by the end of the year. While Intel had released dual-core Intel Atom processors earlier in 2010, they were a part of the [...]

August 23rd, 2010, 10:30 AM

New NVIDIA GT 430 Graphics Expected Soon?

While the source of the info (and noticeable lack of important details) pains  us to report, Fudzilla has leaked some information that a rumoured NVIDIA GT 430 graphics card is set to make its debut “in a few weeks”. Despite the fact that we still have yet to see the awaited mid-range GTS 450 , [...]

August 23rd, 2010, 10:19 AM

OWC Announces SandForce 40GB Mercury Extreme Pro SSD Under $100

Other World Computing (OWC), a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, announced today a new 40GB model to its award-winning OWC Mercury Extreme Pro SSD line as the most affordable high performance SandForce Processor based Solid State Drive on the market. Designed and made in the U.S. from imported parts, the new OWC [...]