NEWS

August 17th, 2010, 11:05 AM

MSI Readying GTX 480 HydroGen Water Cooled Graphics Card

MSI is offering a great twist on the GTX 480, revealing a water cooling ready card labelled the “HydroGen”. The MSI N480GTX HydroGen Graphics Card comes with a full coverage copper water block covering 70% of the PCB including GF100 GPU, memory chip and VRM. The block is designed with 0.45mm micro-fin channels for improved [...]

August 16th, 2010, 2:35 PM

EUROCOM Panther 2.0-The World’s First Notebook with SLI GTX 480M and CrossFireX

Eurocom introduced the EUROCOM Panther 2.0 super notebook for Gaming, Workstation or Server use powered by NVIDIA SLI Fermi GPUs and Intel’s line of 6-core  i7-980x and Xeon 5600 series LGA1366 processors. EUROCOM Panther 2.0 provides workstation and server-calibre capabilities with up to 3TB (Terabytes!) of storage with four internal physical hard drives and RAID [...]

August 16th, 2010, 11:42 AM

Intel Prepping 25nm NAND Flash SSDs for Q4 2010

Intel will be transitioning its SSD lineup to the 25nm manufacturing process by Q4 2010 according to a leaked Intel SSD roadmap slide. A joint venture between Intel and Micron earlier this year has resulted in Intel-Micron Flash Technologies (IMFT) 25 nm MLC NAND flash memory  that will be used in the “G3″ version of [...]

August 15th, 2010, 5:54 PM

BFG Tech Sending Out RMA Denial Letters: Winding Down Business

BFG has officially begun sending out RMA denial letters to their warranty holders.  Claim to be “running down business”. It looks like BFG has finally received the final nail within its coffin and is officially “….winding down and liquidating its business” in their own words.  Some of their customers who have recently sent in BFG [...]

August 13th, 2010, 12:14 PM

Asus Releases Details and Pricing on EEE Pads and Tablet

Asus CEO Jerry Shen released details about the much anticipated line of Asus EEE Pads including some key points on features and pricing. The company intends to offer the device in a few different flavours, including the 10-inch ASUS Eee Pad EP101TC which dumped Windows 7 Embedded Compact for Android 3.0; expected in March 2011 [...]

August 13th, 2010, 10:45 AM

Seagate and Samsung Team Up To Develop SSD Controller Tech

Seagate Technology  and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., today announced that they have entered into a joint development and licensing agreement. Under the agreement, the two companies will jointly develop and cross-license related controller technologies for solid state drive (“SSD”) storage devices to attain the high levels of performance, reliability and endurance demanded by enterprise storage [...]

August 13th, 2010, 10:14 AM

NVIDIA Signs Patent License with Rambus

The lawsuit between the companies will continue despite licensing agreement. A  ruling in favour of Rambus by the US International Trade Comission (ITC) last month, saw NVIDIA products – including almost every major graphics card – banned from sale and import into the United States, as such the company has been forced to do what [...]

August 12th, 2010, 12:56 PM

ECS Introduces the Latest Black Series P55H-AK Motherboard

With innovative products that span multiple target markets, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), the world’s leading motherboard, graphics card, barebone system, and notebook manufacturer, announces the latest tremendous product – ECS Black Series P55H-AK motherboard features lots of powerful specification and classic color scheme of black and white. Upgrade Your Force by Overclocking Lots of insane [...]

August 12th, 2010, 12:33 PM

AMD Expected to Launch New ATI GPU Generation in November

According to Digitimes.com, AMD is expected to officially announce the Southern Islands GPUs in October, with sales starting as early as November 2010. The reports come from unnamed industry insiders, that the rumoured ATI Radeon HD 6000 series will be ready for market before the holiday season. ATI’s next-gen GPU was originally intended to be [...]

August 12th, 2010, 12:14 PM

Fractal Design R3 First Arrival

Fractal Design today announced the Define R3 – the successor to the best selling Define R2. Now available with a bunch of improvements, including improved cable routing, air flow and bigger hole in M/B plate for mounting CPU coolers. A detailed list of improvements; Improvements from R2: • Improved air flow with updated fans • [...]