NEWS

March 3rd, 2010, 11:30 AM

ASUS M4A89GTD PRO Series Motherboard Featuring Core Unlocker

ASUS today launched the M4A89GTD PRO Series motherboard that delivers added core processing power by enabling the instant unlocking of latent AMD CPUs. Incorporating the latest AMD 890GX chipset with an advanced AMD graphics core, the M4A89GTD PRO Series also supports both ATI CrossFireX and Hybrid CrossFireX technologies. Combined with advanced rendering from the DX10.1 [...]

March 3rd, 2010, 11:23 AM

Western Digital Shipping SiliconDrive N1x SSDs

WD today announced that the company is shipping its new high performance WD SiliconDrive N1x 2.5-inch solid state drive (SSD) family. The new SSDs feature fast read/write speeds in high capacities and are designed for embedded system OEM applications that require superior performance, high reliability and long product life. The single-level cell (SLC) -based WD [...]

March 3rd, 2010, 11:14 AM

XFX Launching Radeon HD 5970 4GB Black Edition Eyefinity6

XFX is joining the foray with Sapphire and Asus, preparing to launch a limited edition 4GB Radeon HD 5970 of its own. Like the others, XFX is basing the design around two true 5870 GPU’s , unleashing the full 3,200 shaders, 850MHz core and 4,800MHz memory clock speeds. It also doubles up the memory with [...]

March 3rd, 2010, 11:05 AM

Mushkin Introduces ‘Ridgeback’ Memory Modules

Mushkin Enhanced looks to be changing their traditional ‘Frostbyte’ cooling solution to something more efficient. Announced today is a new lineup of DDR3 and even a DDR2 kit featuring the new ‘Ridgeback’ cooling design.  Ridgeback will be offered as it stands in 4 kits to start, and will be both AM3 and Intel Core i5 [...]

March 3rd, 2010, 11:01 AM

Patriot Displays Fastest System on the Planet

At CeBIT this week, the lads at TechPowerUp have spotted what Patriot claims is the fastest system on the planet. At its core the system is operating on  a SuperMicro X8DTH-6F-O motherboard with dual Xeon X5550s and a modest 48GB of ECC DDR3-1333 memory (PS34G13ER-E). Harnessing the power of 40 256GB Patriot TorqX SSDs strung [...]

March 3rd, 2010, 10:47 AM

ASUS ARES ROG Card Spotted

For many people who saw the concept drawing of the ASUS ARES, they felt the card would never actually turn out to be designed that way. Pictured in this article is that same HD5970 ARES spotted, being benched no less. It is nice to see since that news release that it will indeed feature the [...]

March 2nd, 2010, 12:33 PM

NVIDIA Releases 196.75 WHQL Drivers

NVIDIA has launched its WHQL certified 196.75 drivers which add the usual bug fixes, as well support for the new GeForce 300 series (low end OEM models – not Fermi), ION 2 GPU, and update software such as PhysX to 9.10.0129 and HD Audio drivers. The driver also makes some notable changes to many gaming [...]

March 2nd, 2010, 12:15 PM

Sapphire Radeon HD 5970 4GB OC – A Graphics Monster

With the launch of NVIDIA’s GF100 series cards drawing near, ATI really doesn’t have anything to quell the hype of the release, or do they? At CeBIT this morning, HEXUS.net managed to catch a quick glimpse of a graphics monstrosity by Sapphire, a 4GB 5970 OC.  The card features more than just doubled ram however; [...]

March 2nd, 2010, 11:57 AM

Corsair Launches Air Series A70 and A50 CPU Coolers

Corsair, announces the Cooling Air Series A70 and A50 high-performance CPU coolers. The Corsair Cooling Air Series A70 has been designed to offer exceptional cooling performance for enthusiasts who demand state-of-the-art CPU temperature management. The Air Series A70 is a great choice for enthusiasts looking to squeeze every last megahertz of performance out of their [...]

March 1st, 2010, 12:33 PM

AMD 890GX Chipset Motherboards Launched

This morning the press box was full of manufacturer’s announcing the launch of AMD’s 890GX chipset, available on boards of all shapes and sizes currently being debuted at CeBIT. Hardware Canucks has compiled all of the manufacturer’s product offerings in one simple news post for your convenience. Use the page links below to get to [...]