NEWS

December 3rd, 2009, 11:07 AM

Intel Designs Futuristic 48-Core Processor

Researchers from Intel Labs demonstrated an experimental, 48-core Intel processor, or “single-chip cloud computer,” that rethinks many of the approaches used in today’s designs for laptops, PCs and servers. This futuristic chip boasts about 10 to 20 times the processing engines inside today’s most popular Intel® Core™-branded processors. The long-term research goal is to add [...]

December 3rd, 2009, 10:46 AM

Corsair Launches Dominator GTX – Ultra Fast DDR3 For The Enthusiast

It hasn’t taken long really. With multiple manufacturers announcing ultra fast DDR3 modules, Corsair itself has prepped and prepared their own to sway those undecided to their product. Probably one of the best lines of memory modules to date, the Dominator has always symbolized speed and performance. And of course, Corsairs trademark heatsinks and fins. [...]

December 2nd, 2009, 1:50 PM

SilverStone Fortress FT02 Prepping for Release

Silverstone is  prepping for the launch of its Fortress FT02 computer chassis, expected to ship next week; just in time to make it onto retailers shelves and fill eager enthusiasts wish list’s. The case takes some design cues from the recently revamped Silverstone Raven RV02, which is clearly evident when taking off the side panel. [...]

December 2nd, 2009, 1:08 PM

Vantec Announces Line of SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Products

Vantec Thermal Technologies announces four new products utilizing the new SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface including two hard drive enclosures—one for each form factor, a PCI-Express card and an ExpressCard/34 adapter. SuperSpeed USB 3.0 is the next generation bus interface offering transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps (625Mbps) and it is fully backwards-compatible with USB 2.0 [...]

December 2nd, 2009, 12:35 PM

AMD ATI 5670 Pictured and Detailed

AMD is looking to keep a good thing going with the momentum they have built up with the recent release of their Evegrean lineup. Despite the fact that the company is still having issues producing its preimere 40nm 5800 series lineup, they have expanded their focus onto adding to the mid-range market with the release [...]

December 2nd, 2009, 12:05 PM

Intel Releases New Firmware Updated for 34nm SSD

Intel had promised a firmware updated for its SSD customers, after it latest release become the second fatality it a string  of faulty firmware updates, leading to many borked drives. Intel has now publically released the 2CV102HD firmware which, fingers crossed, should be bug free and ready for prime time. The update is intended for [...]

December 1st, 2009, 1:14 PM

GeIL and Futuremark Launch Online Memory Detection Tool

Okay, so it’s nothing revolutionary, and likely it isn’t going to tell you something you don’t already know, but GeIL and Futuremark have teamed up to bring you a web based memory detection and suggestion tool. The basic idea, is that a small program quickly scans your system specs and based on that, returns with [...]

December 1st, 2009, 12:14 PM

ZOTAC Unleashes Latest LGA775 Mini-ITX Platform

ZOTAC GeForce 9300-ITX WiFi (GF9300-I-E) delivers three SATA 3.0 Gb/s ports with support for RAID 0, 1, 0+1 and 5, wake on USB support, greater range of overclocking options and enhancements to the GeForce9300 graphics processor. “ZOTAC was the world’s first manufacturer to provide users with high-performance mini-ITX platforms with PCI Express 2.0 x16 expansion [...]

December 1st, 2009, 11:03 AM

Cogage Releases Arrow – A Familar Friend in Disguise

Cogage is a relatively unheard of name in the aftermarket cooling field. However they do release some remarkable interesting coolers and rebuilds of classic favourites. Many of us will look at the Arrow and see right through its disguise; in actuality it’s really a redesigned TR IFX-14. This doesn’t stop it however, from being a [...]

December 1st, 2009, 10:44 AM

NZXT Revisits an Old Favorite – Enter the Tempest EVO

NZXT has been on a roll with their chassis production as of late. With the likes of the M59, Lexa S and Gamma attracting attention due to their design characteristics and style; it is only natural to see a classic tower revisited. Many of us will remember the Tempest, dubbed the ‘Airflow King’ for its [...]