NEWS

February 8th, 2010, 12:28 PM

ATI 5800 Series Grey Screen of Death (GSOD) Hotfix

Owners of ATI’s HD 5800 series video cards who recently updated to the Catalyst 10.1 drivers may have noticed the occasional GSOD or “Grey Screen of Death”. ATI has acknowledged the problem and released a hotfix for the 10.1′s to rectify the issue. Note, this update should only be used if you are currently running [...]

February 8th, 2010, 11:48 AM

AMD Implementing “Dynamic Speed Boost” on Upcoming Thuban CPUs

Possibly  jealous of all the attention (and marketing appeal) Intel has received over its “Turbo Boost” technology, AMD is said to be including “Dynamic Speed Boost” with its upcoming Thuban hexa-core processors. In many facets of computing, speed still reigns supreme, with many programs still unable to take full advantage of all processing cores. With [...]

February 8th, 2010, 11:06 AM

Canon Set to Launch EOS Rebel T2i 18MP DSLR

While we are primarily a computer hardware website, occasionally a piece of consumer electronic news catches our eye; given that photography and computers often go hand in hand here is some official news from Canon about their latest creation. The company has officially announced its latest prosumer DSLR, the EOS Rebel T2i (EOS 550D outside [...]

February 8th, 2010, 10:41 AM

NZXT Unveils Line of Premium Cables and Performance Fans

NZXT is proud to announce its new line of premium cables and performance fans for PC enthusiasts. The new lineup premium cables consists of VGA, PSU, and HDD cables that are individually sleeved in a black enclosure to provide a sleeker look that seamlessly integrates into the case’s interior. The additional benefit from incorporating these [...]

February 5th, 2010, 2:17 PM

Thermaltake Launches Next Generation Toughpower XT PSU Series with Enhanced Wattage

Thermaltake Technology,  today announced a new edition of the award-winning “Toughpower XT” line of high-end PC power supply units. The New Toughpower XT with 25 watts more than other brands in the market. This added wattage is meant to enhance the system upgrade potential. Special features such as the DC-DC Converter Module, Double Forward technology [...]

February 4th, 2010, 12:49 PM

Silverstone Announces HDDBoost – The SSD Experience with the HDD Space

Silverstone has struck innovation gold (provided it works as well as it sounds) with its latest announcement about HDDBoost, a technology that combines both SDD’s and mechanical hard drives into one large, fast storage device. Simply put, HDDBoost connects a traditional 3.5 HDD of any size, with the a super  fast 2.5inch SSD of your [...]

February 4th, 2010, 12:05 PM

Gigabyte Launches PCI-E USB 3.0 Add-In Card

Gigabyte is taking steps to allow more “dated” PC’s to embrace the movement to USB3.0 with the introduction of its new PCI-E expansion card, the GA-USB3.0. USB 3.0 still hasn’t widely caught on with a majority of motherboard manufacturer’s; most opting to only include a one or two connections on only their premiere lineup. Gigabyte [...]

February 4th, 2010, 11:41 AM

VIA Launches Pico-ITXe Platform for Fleet Management Devices

VIA Technologies today announced its latest technology platform for fleet management device designs. The VIA EPIA-P710-D is a Pico-ITXe expansion module that allows system integrators to easily create cutting-edge fleet management devices that incorporate a range of the latest communication and intelligent management technologies. Designed for easy integration into the dashboard of any vehicle, this [...]

February 4th, 2010, 11:35 AM

AMD Announces ATI Radeon HD 5450 Graphics Accelerator

AMD today announced the introduction of the ATI Radeon HD 5450 graphics card, the latest addition to the award-winning line-up of ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series graphics cards. Hardware Canucks has released our full review on the video card with a complete run down on its performance and benefits. The ATI Radeon HD 5450 graphics [...]

February 3rd, 2010, 11:39 AM

Corsair Prepping 3.5″ 512GB SSD

Along with the news that Corsair has launched two new high performance traditional SSD’s lines, comes rumour of a not so traditional product; a 3.5 inch 512GB solid state drive. The technical specs are scant,however initial reports from Hexus.net suggest the device will feature a beefy 128MB cache and provide impressive speeds of 240mb/s write [...]