NEWS

March 3rd, 2010, 10:47 AM

ASUS ARES ROG Card Spotted

For many people who saw the concept drawing of the ASUS ARES, they felt the card would never actually turn out to be designed that way. Pictured in this article is that same HD5970 ARES spotted, being benched no less. It is nice to see since that news release that it will indeed feature the [...]

March 2nd, 2010, 12:33 PM

NVIDIA Releases 196.75 WHQL Drivers

NVIDIA has launched its WHQL certified 196.75 drivers which add the usual bug fixes, as well support for the new GeForce 300 series (low end OEM models – not Fermi), ION 2 GPU, and update software such as PhysX to 9.10.0129 and HD Audio drivers. The driver also makes some notable changes to many gaming [...]

March 2nd, 2010, 12:15 PM

Sapphire Radeon HD 5970 4GB OC – A Graphics Monster

With the launch of NVIDIA’s GF100 series cards drawing near, ATI really doesn’t have anything to quell the hype of the release, or do they? At CeBIT this morning, HEXUS.net managed to catch a quick glimpse of a graphics monstrosity by Sapphire, a 4GB 5970 OC.¬† The card features more than just doubled ram however; [...]

March 2nd, 2010, 11:57 AM

Corsair Launches Air Series A70 and A50 CPU Coolers

Corsair, announces the Cooling Air Series A70 and A50 high-performance CPU coolers. The Corsair Cooling Air Series A70 has been designed to offer exceptional cooling performance for enthusiasts who demand state-of-the-art CPU temperature management. The Air Series A70 is a great choice for enthusiasts looking to squeeze every last megahertz of performance out of their [...]

March 1st, 2010, 12:33 PM

AMD 890GX Chipset Motherboards Launched

This morning the press box was full of manufacturer’s announcing the launch of AMD’s 890GX chipset, available on boards of all shapes and sizes currently being debuted at CeBIT. Hardware Canucks has compiled all of the manufacturer’s product offerings in one simple news post for your convenience. Use the page links below to get to [...]

March 1st, 2010, 12:20 PM

Team Group Xtreem-S1 Powered by Sandforce

Fast, stable and lightweight, the solid state disk (SSD) has successfully replaced conventional mechanical hard drives to become the product with the most potential in 2010. After the great market success of the Xtreem-G1 SSD last year, Team Group Inc has launched technological cooperation with the US-based SSD pioneer Sandforce to introduce the faster and [...]

February 26th, 2010, 12:15 PM

Crucial Shipping C300 6Gbps RealSSD

Crucial is finally shipping its C300 RealSSD that boasts incredible speeds with its SATA 6 Gbps interface. The drives announced earlier this year feature a Marvell controller and MLC (multi-level cell) NAND memory preforming at a blistering 335MB/s read and 215MB/s write speeds. Both¬† 128GB and 256GB models are available at the “bargain” price of [...]

February 26th, 2010, 11:36 AM

Windows 7 Release Candidate Expiring March 1st 2010

While Windows 7 has been publicly available since October 2009, many users began demoing the operating system when it was still a release candidate in early 2009. Unfortunately the time has come for the RC to call it quits, and beginning Monday, March 1st 2010 those still using the RC – including this writer – [...]

February 26th, 2010, 10:44 AM

Time to Bid Farewell to Windows XP SP2

Long since being lauded both the best and the worst operating system available, XP has none-the-less stood the test of time throughout these years. Alas all good things must come to an end, although reputed to be the saviour of operating systems throughout the tough Vista years XP’s service life will be coming to a [...]

February 26th, 2010, 10:31 AM

Shuttle Barebone XS35 Mini-PC Announced

Shuttle, a leading manufacturer of compact and small for factor (SFF) solutions announces today its latest barebone. The XS35 Mini-PC. At the heart of this seemingly small and compact unit is an Intel Atom D510 Dual Core Processor that runs at a nominal 1.66GHz. Based on the NM10 Express Chipset the XS35 takes power savings [...]