NEWS

February 10th, 2010, 12:00 PM

NVIDIA Optimus Technology Delivers Perfect Balance Of Notebook Performance And Battery Life

NVIDIA Corp., today announced NVIDIA Optimus technology, a breakthrough for notebook PCs that chooses the best graphics processor for running a given application and automatically routes the workload to either an NVIDIA discrete GPU or Intel integrated graphics – delivering great performance while also providing great battery life. “Consumers no longer have to choose whether [...]

February 10th, 2010, 11:37 AM

AMD to Receive Grant From Ontario Government

AMD in an interesting announcement today is slated to receive over the next Five years 56.4million dollars from the Canadian Government. Under Ontario’s ‘Next Generation Job Fund’ AMD Canada will receive this grant to push forward in their Markham facility to facilitate and engineer AMD’s next generation Fusion. In turn as part of AMD’s commitment [...]

February 9th, 2010, 12:47 PM

EA Game Release Schedule for 2010

In a third quarter financial summary report, which normally would be fairly drab, EA has given a sneak peak at a preliminary timeline for its gaming titles of 2010 (open to change). The list came along with a press release and investor conference call yesterday, and amongst the usual earnings reports was this tasty morsel. [...]

February 9th, 2010, 11:52 AM

Gigabyte Shows HD 5870 1GB Super Overclock

Gigabyte extends their Super Overclock series with a card that is sure to blow your socks clean off. When it comes to pre-overclocked graphics cards, Gigabyte isn’t usually the first manufacturer that jumps to mind but they have been working hard to bring some excitement to enthusiasts.  ASUS has their TOP, Matrix and Ultimate series [...]

February 9th, 2010, 11:10 AM

Silverstone Showcases Precision PS03 Mid Tower Chassis

Silverstone has launched the Precision PS03, a simple mid tower that offers superior airflow and simple design in a cost effective package. The chassis has a modest appearance, featuring black interior and steel construction with a mesh front panel for airflow. The case measures 200 mm(w)x 472mm(h) x 471mm(d) and while small in stature, can [...]

February 9th, 2010, 10:42 AM

ATI Radeon HD 5570 Graphics Brings a Big Visual Experience to Small Form Factor PCs

AMD today introduced the ATI Radeon HD 5570 graphics card, perfect for end-users seeking an energy efficient, low-profile DirectX 11 card for small form factor PCs. The ATI Radeon HD 5570 graphics card joins the award-winning line of AMD graphics that fully support DirectX 11, as well as ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology and ATI Stream [...]

February 9th, 2010, 10:39 AM

TDK Plans Its Route to 3TB Drives and Beyond

TDK has begun mapping the road to ever increasing amounts of Storage. Today we get a look at what the future may hold for the average HDD consumer. With the highest single platter capacity fixed at 500GB it seemed almost a dead end for HDD to go. However TDK Corporation has reworked a lot when [...]

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 [...]