NEWS

January 25th, 2010, 11:14 AM

AMD Introduces Sub-$100 AMD Phenom II Processor, and AMD Athlon II Processors

AMD has expanded its AMD Phenom II and AMD Athlon II processor families for desktop with several new processors designed to give mainstream consumers advanced performance capabilities from their desktop PCs at increasingly attractive price points. As desktop PCs continue trending toward smaller form factors, AMD remains committed to maximizing the user experience by bringing [...]

January 25th, 2010, 11:07 AM

Kingston Launches 512GB SSDNow V+ and Adds TRIM Support

Kingston Digital today announced the release of the second-generation SSDNow V+ solid-state drive. The SSDNow V+ solid-state drive has Windows 7 TRIM support, is available up to 512GB and provides faster performance than the previous generation. ”The new SSDNow V+ is an ideal solid-state drive for high-level consumers and in corporate environments where efficiency and [...]

January 22nd, 2010, 12:12 PM

Cooler Master Reveals a New & Improved Centurion 5 II

The popular Centurion 5 mid-tower has received a complete overhaul with the interior, bringing forth the all new Centurion 5 II. While they have kept the important features that made the original Centurion wildly popular, the Centurion 5 II has a host of improvements to keep up with the latest hardware components available today; including [...]

January 22nd, 2010, 10:44 AM

Gigabyte Enters The 890GX Spotlight

Gigabyte a leading Motherboard and Video Card manufacturer has announced a new Line of Motherboards based on AMD’s latest 890GX Chipset. Enter the GA-890GPA-UD3H. At a glance we see that with AMD’s newest chipset has sparked a rework on what is offered on the entry level. One of the more important features we have been [...]

January 22nd, 2010, 10:20 AM

ECS Release PCI-E USB 3.0 and SATA 6GB/s Cards

Lets Face it, as consumers we are constantly overrun by the newest and fastest technology out there. But in order to keep pace or make use of new breakthroughs, it requires capital. Looking to bridge the Gap between the new and old ECS or Elitegroup Computer Systems have announced USB 3.0 and SATA 6GBS expansion [...]

January 21st, 2010, 1:02 PM

Oracle-Sun Acquisition Receives Go Ahead

The European Union has given Oracle the go ahead to complete its acquisition of Sun Microsystems after the deal was scrutinized for potential antitrust issues. With the green light, Oracle – one of the world’s top business software developers – can now complete its $7-billion dollar take over of  Sun – one of world’s largest [...]

January 21st, 2010, 12:18 PM

Corsair’s Dominator GTX1 2333MHz World’s Fastest Intel XMP-certified Memory

Corsair today announced that the Dominator GTX1 ultra-high performance DDR3 memory module (CMGTX1) has passed Intel’s XMP-Ready certification at the blistering speed of 2333MHz, surpassing Corsair’s 2000MHz modules as the fastest XMP-certified memory in the world. Corsair Dominator GTX modules are individually hand-screened and tested to ensure unmatched performance. They are designed specifically for enthusiasts [...]

January 21st, 2010, 12:09 PM

Firefox 3.6 Released

For all the FireFox fans out there, Mozilla has updated their web  browser to official version 3.6, available for download now. The update isn’t a complete revolution like users saw with 3.5, however it does bring a few anticipated features with it such as the inclusion of HTML 5 and Mozilla boasts that 3.6 has [...]

January 21st, 2010, 11:02 AM

AMD Criticizes PhysX – NVIDIA Responds

Earlier this month, Bit-tech.com had a chance to discuss game development with AMD Developer Relations manager, Richard Huddy, who, among other discussions, called out NVIDIA’s PhysX for disabling multi-core CPU support. “The other thing is that all these CPU cores we have are underutilised and I’m going to take another pop at Nvidia here. When [...]

January 20th, 2010, 1:16 PM

TSMC Claims 40nm Chip Yields Have Normalized

TSMC, one of the largest manufacturers of a majority of the world’s semiconductors, has announced the end of issues surrounding the production and yields of 40nm chips. At a company event marking the opening of a new factory wing in Taiwain, Mark Liu, Senior VP of Operations with the company, stated that the chamber matching [...]