NEWS

December 21st, 2009, 8:07 AM

Intel Announces Next-Generation Atom Platform

Intel Corporation announced new Intel Atom processors today that feature integrated graphics built directly into the CPU, enabling improved performance and smaller, more energy-efficient designs in a new generation of netbooks and Atom-based entry level desktop PCs. Major OEMs have committed to having systems on the new Intel® Atom™ processors and a new companion chipset [...]

December 21st, 2009, 7:32 AM

Corsair Releases Firmware with TRIM for Performance Series Solid-State Drives

New firmware, rigorously tested and qualified by Samsung and Corsair, maintains optimal SSD performance in Microsoft Windows 7 operating systems   Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance computer and flash memory products, today announced that it has released firmware with TRIM support and a firmware update tool for its award-winning Performance Series P64, P128 and [...]

December 18th, 2009, 7:12 AM

GELID Launches Wing 12 PL Series of 120MM Fans

Today, Gelid Solutions announced their new Wing 12 PL  series of 120mm fans which incorporate technologies such as Nanoflux bearings, Optimized Winglet fan blades, PWM control and a detachable impeller. The WING 12 PL features a unique Nanoflux bearing which ensures a friction-free and silent operation. Thanks to the clever design and magnetic bearing the [...]

December 17th, 2009, 2:49 PM

ATI Releases 9.12 Drivers AND 9.12 Hotfix

ATI has pulled a rabbit out of their hats today by releasing not only their usual monthly update with the 9.12 WHQL drivers but have also release a hotfix that brings additional functionality to certain series of cards. While the claimed performance improvements are minimal for single GPU configurations, one of the main highlights is the addition [...]

December 17th, 2009, 11:57 AM

Prolimatech’s Upcoming MK-13 GPU Cooler Features Upgradable Retention Bracket

With Prolimatech’s exclusive Omni-Mount, you will no longer have to worry whether your heatsink is compatible with new or upcoming graphics cards! By the end of January 2010, the well-known heatsink manufacturer Prolimatech will be releasing their first GPU cooler:  the MK-13.  This new product will incorporate their new universal GPU retention bracket which has been [...]

December 17th, 2009, 11:06 AM

Transcend Ships 4GB aXeRam DDR3-2000 Memory Kits for Intel Core i5 Platforms

Transcend today launched 4GB aXeRam DDR3-2000 memory kits for use with Intel’s LGA1156 Core i5 and Core i7 platforms. The XMP-ready DDR3 kits are designed to operate at a blazing-fast clock frequency of 2000 MHz with an exceptionally low voltage of just 1.65V. Featuring memory bandwidth up to an incredible 32GB/s, Transcend’s new aXeRam dual-channel [...]

December 17th, 2009, 9:17 AM

EVGA Launches EVBot Handheld Overclocking Tool

Overclockers now have a new weapon in their arsenal to aid them push their systems to new heights. Even though they haven’t been on the motherboard scene for that long, EVGA has already become known for having some of the highest-quality, most overclocker-friendly boards on the market today.  On the other hand, they are primarily known for [...]

December 17th, 2009, 8:02 AM

RIM Experiences Massive Outage: Most BlackBerry Customers Affected

This morning, many Blackberry users woke up without the ability to send or receive emails over their network.  This is being caused my a massive outage at one of RIM’s main facilities.  According to representatives Hardware Canucks contacted at Telus, Bell and Rogers here in Canada, the outage is not only confined to Canada but could [...]

December 16th, 2009, 11:36 AM

Intel Six-Core Processors Named and Priced

Despite the fact that most media outlets speculated that Intel’s next generation of Core series CPUs would be titled under a new label, it would appear “Core-i9″ is just a figment of our imagination. This new breed of processor which brings major changes such as the 32nm manufacturing process and a jump to six-cores, is [...]

December 16th, 2009, 11:02 AM

ASUS Revises Their HD5770 With a New Cooler

ASUS never seems satisfied when it comes to their video card designs. Seeking to constantly improve their card cooling potential, the announce a revised HD5770 dubbed CuCore. For those of us who don’t have our periodic table of elements handy, Cu is the elemental symbol for copper. This approprietly named Video Card is not shy [...]