NEWS

November 5th, 2009, 12:25 PM

Toshiba Introduces 320GB 1.8-inch HDD

Toshiba Corporation, the industry pioneer in small form factor hard disk drives (HDDs), today introduced a new line up of 1.8-inch HDDs with a maximum capacity of 320GB, the highest yet announced by the industry, targeted at thin and light mobile PCs and portable external hard disk drives. The new series delivers three models in [...]

November 5th, 2009, 12:12 PM

Intel Under the Microscope – Faces Antitrust Suit in North America

The New York Attorney General has hopped on the bandwagon and launched a lawsuit against Intel over its alleged antitrust actions. Intel’s business practices have been scrutinized across the globe and so far in nearly every country that it has faced accusations, it has been found guilty. Korea, Japan and most recently Europe have all [...]

November 5th, 2009, 11:35 AM

DFI MI P55-T36 First Mini ITX P55 Motherboard

While we would have thought that innovation such as this would be first seen from a company such as Asus or Gigabyte, it is DFI who is paving the way, releasing a mini-ITX board based on the Intel P55 chipset with LGA-1156 support. Mini-ITX has been gaining ground as a popular solution in the home [...]

November 4th, 2009, 12:11 PM

Active Media Eco Friendly Kola Bear USB Drives

In the past few months we have had a few of these Active Media PR’s come into our mail box, which to be truthful, were subsequently ignored. However, this one is just to cute to pass up. In case you have had an overwhelming hankering¬† for animal styled USB drives that are made of eco [...]

November 4th, 2009, 11:56 AM

AMD Retrofitting Phenom II X4 965 with Lower Wattage

AMD’s Phenom II X4 965 is still their crown jewel, however according to the OverclockersClub, the company is planning on releasing an updated version of the chip which features a TDP lowered from 140W to a more reasonable 125W. The new chip will be the C3 version, model HDZ965FBK4DGM, as opposed to the old C2 [...]

November 4th, 2009, 11:30 AM

Mushkin Copperhead Keeping Memory Cool, Literally

Innovation and performance go hand-in-hand with Mushkin. Not to be outdone by the likes of Corsair and their Hydro Block for memory modules, Mushkin releases Copperhead; a memory cooling setup for the masses. It is all in the name, Copperhead. Knowing that copper has the greatest thermal conductance available to everyday users, Mushkin has chosen [...]

November 4th, 2009, 11:24 AM

Nvidia GT240 Rumoured to Be Coming Soon

While most of us have been awaiting the next generation GTX300 series cards from nVidia, various internet reports claim the company has been quietly releasing updates to many of their classic series of cards. That brings us to the rumoured GT240 which has been expected to replace the vaunted yet still widely used 9600 cards. [...]

November 3rd, 2009, 12:41 PM

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Rumoured for Q3 2010

Windows 7 was ushered in only two weeks ago, amidst much fanfare and great anticipation that Microsoft would finally be able to right all its Vista wrongs. While consumers are still deciding if it is in fact the messiah OS, reports from Wzor – a website which eerily seemed to be able to provide nearly [...]

November 3rd, 2009, 11:53 AM

VIA Introduces New VIA Nano 3000 Series Processors

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today introduced its new VIA Nano 3000 Series processors, bringing enhanced digital media performance and lower power consumption to Windows 7 thin and light notebook and all-in-one desktop PC markets. ¬† Based on the 64-bit superscalar ‘Isaiah’ architecture, VIA Nano 3000 Series processors [...]

November 3rd, 2009, 11:21 AM

Western Digital Releasing First 10K RPM 2.5″ SAS Drive

Western Digital, known for its hard disk drive leadership in the desktop, mobile and consumer marketplaces, today announced its entry into the traditional enterprise market segment with volume production shipments of its first 10,000 RPM, 2.5-inch, small form factor, SAS interface hard drives. The WD S25 provides up to 300 GB of high-performance storage suitable [...]