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 [...]

August 23rd, 2010, 10:09 AM

ASUS Releases ROG Rampage III Formula Motherboard to Market

The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Rampage III Formula brings together numerous features and advantages demanded by contemporary PC gamers. It uses the Intel X58 chipset, enabling support for some of the fastest processors available, including the i7-980X six-core CPU. Rampage III Formula also ships with ROG Connect hardware overclocking, high definition audio, GameFirst bandwidth [...]

August 20th, 2010, 12:55 PM

Cut the Cord with New Logitech Wireless Headset H760

Ever wish you had a headset that let you continue to chat with a friend while pacing around the room? Or listen to music while rocking out your new dance moves without getting tangled up in cords? Well now you can do all that and more with the new Logitech Wireless Headset H760. The headset’s [...]

August 20th, 2010, 11:13 AM

CoolIT Offers Trade-In Program for Domino A.L.C. Owners

CoolIT Systems announced today they will be offering a trade-in program for existing Domino A.L.C. customers. “With the release of the ECO A.L.C. in March and its overwhelming acceptance in the market, we heard our customers loud and clear regarding their desire to upgrade to the next generation of cooler.” Says Mr. Barry Fairhurst, World [...]

August 20th, 2010, 10:59 AM

Portal 2 Launch Date Announced Plus Gameplay Demo

Valve announced late yesterday at Gamescon 2010, the official release date for Portal 2. Feburary 9th, 2011 is the day to note for the return of GLaDOS and the rest of the Aperture Science gang. It is expected that the game will be available at this time on all platforms including the newly added PS3. [...]

August 19th, 2010, 11:04 AM

Intel Acquires McAfee for $7.68 Billion

Chip giant Intel has agreed to purchase anti-virus and security developer McAfee Inc. for $48 /share, roughly $7.68 billion dollar in cash, a sizable improvement over its previous trading price of just around $30/share. The deal is still pending shareholder approval and regulatory clearances, but both companies board of directors have approved the takeover. “With [...]