NEWS

April 1st, 2010, 11:01 AM

Next Gen NVIDIA ION-2 Accelerates IE9

NVIDIA launched a video demo of an upcoming ION-2 netbook versus the traditional Atom netbooks running integrated graphics, showcasing just how well it performs on IE9 The company blogged yesterday about how ION-2 as featured in the Asus EeePC 1201PN – expected in April – will revolutionize simple tasks, like browsing the web.  The video [...]

April 1st, 2010, 9:53 AM

Silverstone Set to Launch PS05 Chassis

Silverstone has been well known in the industry of building very solid and functional computer cases. Working on this principal we get a quick glimpse of their latest in a long lineup, the PS05. Looking to please the more budget conscious end user the PS05 nevertheless packs many of the features we now consider a [...]

April 1st, 2010, 9:35 AM

Hardware Canucks Launching Computer Aided Home Appliance Reviews

Hardware Canucks has grown rapidly over the past few years;  we have moved from budget power supply roundups to being there for the launch of some of the most highly anticipated graphics cards. Building on the success we have seen in the world of computer hardware, we are pleased to announce that you will soon [...]

March 31st, 2010, 10:15 AM

Noctua Offers NM-90 Cooler Rotation Upgrade Kit for AMD Users

Noctua today announced the availability of the new NM-A90 Upgrade-Kit for NH-U12P SE2 and NH-U9B SE2 users. The upgrade makes it possible to install the heatsink turned by 90° on AMD motherboards. NH-U12P SE2 and NH-U9B SE2 users can order the NM-A90 kit free of charge on Noctua’s website. “We’ve received excellent customer feedback on [...]

March 31st, 2010, 10:09 AM

AMD Expands DirectX 11 Gaming with ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition Graphics

Harnessing the world’s most powerful graphics processor,  AMD today introduced the ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition graphics card. Equipped with 2GB of GDDR5 memory, the ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 is the first graphics card capable of rendering in excess of 1 billion pixels per second in today’s titles, unleashing PC game [...]

March 30th, 2010, 9:09 PM

NVIDIA GTX 480 & GTX 470 Pre-Sale Numbers Show Promise

Retailers report pre-sales of NVIDIA’s newest Fermi-based graphics cards are going well. The other day, we brought you the unfortunate story of XFX ditching both the GTX 480 and GTX 470 from their line-up but now it’s time for some welcome news for NVIDIA. There is no denying the fact that NVIDIA’s GTX 400-series runs [...]

March 30th, 2010, 11:44 AM

WD Leads in 2.5-Inch Areal Density With New 750 GB Notebook Hard Drives

WD today announced that it is now shipping 750 GB of storage capacity in a standard-height 2.5-inch notebook hard drive — the industry’s highest capacity to date in this form factor. Designed for mainstream notebook computers, the WD Scorpio Blue 750 GB hard drives utilize WD’s leading 375 GB-per-platter areal density and Advanced Format technology. [...]

March 30th, 2010, 11:12 AM

XFX Gunning For Performance Crown with HD 5970 4GB Black Edition

On yesterday’s bombshell that XFX was pulling out of the high end NVIDIA GPU race, leaked mock ups of a redesigned XFX HD 5970 4GB Black Edition have surfaced. The new beast has adapted the stock cooler to take some unique design ques from a sub-machine gun as shown in the CGI drawing. The reports [...]

March 29th, 2010, 5:03 PM

XFX Jumps Off GTX 480 / GTX 470 Ship

XFX chooses to “skip” NVIDIA’s GTX 480 and GTX 470 in favor of ATI’s high-end cards.  Could still release budget conscious Fermi derivatives in the future. When NVIDIA launched the GTX 480 and GTX 470 on Friday of last week, we were bombarded by the usual influx of press releases from board partners announcing their Fermi-based cards.  There were two which were oddly absent; one of which [...]

March 29th, 2010, 11:53 AM

Thermalright Releasing GTX 480/470 VGA Cooler Bracket

Thermalright is ready for action, announcing the development of a bolt through kit that will allow users to use existing NVIDIA GPU coolers with the new GTX 400 series cards. With its high power consumption and relatively high temperatures, an aftermarket cooler seems like the perfect solution. The yet to be released “GF 100 VGA [...]