NEWS

January 9th, 2013, 7:14 PM

Corsair’s Massive Obsidian 900D Revealed

Code named “Goliath”, Corsair’s upcoming Obsidian 900D will be massive and filled with unique features for enthusiasts.  Could this be the perfect case? Corsair isn’t holding anything back this time around.  Their original Obsidian 800D set the bar for high end case design and introduced the market to features which competitors have been copying ever [...]

January 9th, 2013, 6:20 PM

Mushkin Unveils New Chronos 960GB SSD

Built with two 480GB drives, the new Chronos 960GB pushes Mushkin’s SSD lineup to the limits by offering more capacity than ever before.   CES has provided the perfect platform for Mushkin to reintroduce themselves to the world and what better way is there to put on a show than introduce a simple 2.5″ SSD [...]

January 8th, 2013, 4:53 PM

ADATA to Debut XPG Gaming V2.0 Series DDR3 2600G at CES 2013

Having recently relaunched its well received XPG DRAM line in colour coded timings, ADATA has followed up by expanding its XPG Gaming Series lineup. Designed specifically for high end computer gaming, the XPG (Xtreme Performance Gear) Gaming Series is engineered to last – an extended heatsink and 2oz double-copper printed circuit board definitely help in [...]

January 8th, 2013, 4:47 PM

NZXT Introduces Modular Phantom 630 Case

Dubbed the Phantom 630, NZXT’s latest case is looking to build upon the successes of previous Phantoms with a new modular design.   NZXT is known for innovations in case design, and it’s no stranger to redesigning its own incredible products.  That tradition has not changed, as demonstrated by NZXT launching the new Phantom 630, [...]

January 8th, 2013, 4:37 PM

NZXT Launches Its First Fully Modular Enthusiast PSU

Painstakingly engineered to be suitable for high uptime server environments, the NZXT HALE90 V2 was designed, without compromise, for enthusiasts. A wonderfully designed PSU, the HALE90 V2 contains solid-bar interconnects between the main board and cable host board that would be expected of high-end server PSUs, an incredibly efficient airflow design, and NZXT’s white solder-resist that [...]

January 8th, 2013, 4:34 PM

Gabe Newell Reveals More Steam Console Details

Valve’s hotly anticipated Steam Box will feature a variety of hardware options — that range from cloud based streaming to high-end dedicated CPUs and GPUs — and will utilize biometrics but not motion input according to Valve’s Gabe Newell. Speaking to The Verge as CES, the big boss of Valve gave the most comprehensive set of [...]

January 8th, 2013, 10:42 AM

Radeon HD 8000 Series Goes OEM as AMD Rebrands HD 7000 Desktop GPUs

In what has become a yearly tradition, AMD’s has introduced rebranded cards for the OEM market.  Say hello to the HD 8000-series OEM.  Last night, several websites began reporting that AMD had released the much-anticipated HD 8000-series into the OEM space and they were nothing but rebadged Northern Islands (HD 7000-series) parts.  Derision, confusion, disappointment [...]

January 8th, 2013, 8:00 AM

EVGA Teases Upcoming X79 Dark Motherboard

EVGA’s tradition of releasing high end overclocker-friendly motherboards continues with the upcoming X79 Dark. EVGA typically keeps their product development under lock and key until they’re ready to show something off.  Motherboards may not be their primary focus these days but that doesn’t mean EVGA has forgotten about past successes.  The X79 Dark is an [...]

January 8th, 2013, 8:00 AM

EVGA Shows Off Their New Water Cooled mITX Chassis

EVGA is entering the case market in a “small” way by introducing a unique Micro ITX chassis with integrated water cooling, among other features.   With a strong selection of micro ITX motherboards, it was only a matter of time until EVGA started designing a case to house their miniature creations.  Details are still coming [...]

January 8th, 2013, 7:34 AM

Is This Valve’s Steam Box Console? Xi3’s Piston Detailed

After months of speculation, additional details of Valve’s supposed Steam “console” have begun to emerge and it looks like Xi3 will be producing it.  In a press release sent to journalists late yesterday, Valve and compact PC manufacturer Xi3 announced the Piston, a first-stage development  computer that’s been optimized for Steam.  At this point, both [...]