NEWS

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. [...]

March 30th, 2010, 11:12 AM

XFX Gunning For Performance Crown with HD 5970 4GB Black Edition

On yesterday’s bombshell that XFX was pulling out of the high end NVIDIA GPU race, leaked mock ups of a redesigned XFX HD 5970 4GB Black Edition have surfaced. The new beast has adapted the stock cooler to take some unique design ques from a sub-machine gun as shown in the CGI drawing. The reports [...]

March 29th, 2010, 5:03 PM

XFX Jumps Off GTX 480 / GTX 470 Ship

XFX chooses to “skip” NVIDIA’s GTX 480 and GTX 470 in favor of ATI’s high-end cards.  Could still release budget conscious Fermi derivatives in the future. When NVIDIA launched the GTX 480 and GTX 470 on Friday of last week, we were bombarded by the usual influx of press releases from board partners announcing their Fermi-based cards.  There were two which were oddly absent; one of which [...]

March 29th, 2010, 11:53 AM

Thermalright Releasing GTX 480/470 VGA Cooler Bracket

Thermalright is ready for action, announcing the development of a bolt through kit that will allow users to use existing NVIDIA GPU coolers with the new GTX 400 series cards. With its high power consumption and relatively high temperatures, an aftermarket cooler seems like the perfect solution. The yet to be released “GF 100 VGA [...]

March 29th, 2010, 11:36 AM

PNY Technologies Unveils GeForce GTX 470 & GTX 480

PNY Technologies is pleased to announce the launch of their fastest graphics cards to date, the PNY GeForce GTX 470 and GTX 480. Using Fermi, the next generation of CUDA architecture, these ultra high-end cards feature NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround technology and NVIDIA PhysX support, introducing gamers to a brand new world of gaming, offering [...]

March 29th, 2010, 11:14 AM

ZOTAC Unleashes Next-Generation Graphics Cards

ZOTAC International, the world’s largest manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and mini-PCs in the channel, today unleashes the world’s most powerful graphics cards capable of delivering a phenomenal gaming experience and unmatched processing power – the new ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 480 and GeForce® GTX 470 graphics cards. The ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 480 and GeForce® GTX [...]

March 29th, 2010, 11:10 AM

ASUS Launches NVIDIA’s new GeForce GTX480/470 Graphics Cards

Long awaited by gamers, overclockers and demanding enthusiasts, the latest generation GF100 graphics processor from NVIDIA® is finally here. ASUS is the first to release fully-optimized GTX480/470 graphics cards with customized features that deliver advanced hardware support and performance in the most demanding Microsoft DirectX 11 based gaming titles or applications that can harness the [...]