NEWS

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 [...]

February 3rd, 2010, 11:28 AM

Patriot Announces their Sector 5 Series 2250MHz Extreme Performance DDR3 Memory

Patriot Memory has announced the launch of its new Sector 5 Series Extreme Performance DDR3 memory. Designed specifically for overclockers and enthusiasts using Intel based platforms, the Sector 5 boasts an amazing 2250MHz with timings of 9-9-9-27. Individually hand tested on the Intel P55 chipset platform; the Sector 5 modules offer incredible performance for users [...]

February 2nd, 2010, 12:40 PM

Corsair Launching Nova and Reactor SSD Lineup

Corsair is looking to expand their already well regarded SSD lineup, and in a bit of a turn from the usual, have given the new lineup some catchy names; welcome the Nova and Reactor series. The Nova line introduces two new SSD’s in 64GB and 128GB capacities, while the Reactor features 60GB & 120GB units; [...]

February 2nd, 2010, 10:33 AM

Enermax Refreshes Their Mainstream PSU’s

Enermax a leading manufacturer of Power Supplies and Cooling Fans has announced a refresh on their latest mainstream models. Renamed as Modu82+ II , Pro82+ II and LibertyECO II  these new supplies are looking to stay current in a market that now has Direct X11 cards populating it.  With this in mind Enermax has changed [...]

February 2nd, 2010, 7:09 AM

NVIDIA’s Next-Gen Parts Get Named: GTX 480 & GTX 470

NVIDIA has finally thrown the covers off the official name of their upcoming DX11 GF100 cards with a post on Twitter. Previously, certain members of the media falsely reported that the upcoming cards would be called the GTX 300 series which has now finally been proven wrong by a lone Tweet from a member of [...]

February 1st, 2010, 12:48 PM

Upcoming Intel Core Series CPU’s Leaked

In another round of incremental updates to its Core series lineup, Intel will be debuting its hexa-core Gulftown processor, along with a few other pieces to fill in some perceived gaps. A report from OCWorkbench, citing Japanese news sources, claims we will be seeing the six core behemoth on March 16th, 2010. The report states [...]

February 1st, 2010, 11:06 AM

Silverstone Prepares Strider Essentials PSU

Going on their success from the Strider Plus series, Silverstone announces a new succession of PSU’s for the everyday user. Enter the Strider Essentials. The Strider Essential will be offered in two varieties once it hits e-tailers online. Their 400W version features a single 12V rail with active PFC and enough connectors to get you [...]