NEWS

January 8th, 2013, 10:42 AM

Radeon HD 8000 Series Goes OEM as AMD Rebrands HD 7000 Desktop GPUs

In what has become a yearly tradition, AMD’s has introduced rebranded cards for the OEM market.  Say hello to the HD 8000-series OEM.  Last night, several websites began reporting that AMD had released the much-anticipated HD 8000-series into the OEM space and they were nothing but rebadged Northern Islands (HD 7000-series) parts.  Derision, confusion, disappointment [...]

January 8th, 2013, 8:00 AM

EVGA Teases Upcoming X79 Dark Motherboard

EVGA’s tradition of releasing high end overclocker-friendly motherboards continues with the upcoming X79 Dark. EVGA typically keeps their product development under lock and key until they’re ready to show something off.  Motherboards may not be their primary focus these days but that doesn’t mean EVGA has forgotten about past successes.  The X79 Dark is an [...]

January 8th, 2013, 8:00 AM

EVGA Shows Off Their New Water Cooled mITX Chassis

EVGA is entering the case market in a “small” way by introducing a unique Micro ITX chassis with integrated water cooling, among other features.   With a strong selection of micro ITX motherboards, it was only a matter of time until EVGA started designing a case to house their miniature creations.  Details are still coming [...]

January 8th, 2013, 7:34 AM

Is This Valve’s Steam Box Console? Xi3’s Piston Detailed

After months of speculation, additional details of Valve’s supposed Steam “console” have begun to emerge and it looks like Xi3 will be producing it.  In a press release sent to journalists late yesterday, Valve and compact PC manufacturer Xi3 announced the Piston, a first-stage development  computer that’s been optimized for Steam.  At this point, both [...]

January 8th, 2013, 6:00 AM

Corsair Unveils Voyager Air, a Wireless Mobile Drive & Home Network Storage

Corsair Voyager Air Drive allows streaming of movies and music at home or on the road. Corsair today announced the Voyager Air, an all-in-one mobile wireless drive, home network attached storage, USB drive, and wireless hub. With up to 1TB of capacity, a rechargeable battery, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and USB 3.0 connectivity, the Voyager Air enables [...]

January 8th, 2013, 6:00 AM

Corsair Launches World’s Fastest Native USB 3.0 Flash Drives

The new Flash Voyager GT Turbo USB 3.0 offers incredible file copy speeds of up to 260 MB/s and write speeds of up to 235 MB/s. Available in 128GB, 64GB, and 32GB capacities, the new flash drives deliver affordable, leading-edge file transfer speeds previously only available in far more expensive “USB 3.0 to SATA bridge” based [...]

January 8th, 2013, 6:00 AM

Corsair Releases Dominator Platinum Light Bar Upgrade Kits

New light bar upgrade kits allow PC enthusiasts to customize lighting of Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR3 memory. Each Dominator Platinum Light Bar Upgrade Kit includes two light bars which replace the existing bars on the memory modules, and translucent colored inserts (in Cerulean Blue and Arctic White) which allow users to customize the lighting color. [...]

January 8th, 2013, 6:00 AM

Corsair Expands Vengeance Peripheral Lineup with K85, M95, M65 & MM600

Corsair’s peripheral lineup is getting a shot of adrenalin with some brand new high end mice, keyboards and a double sided mouse mat.   After a year which saw Corsair expand their popular Vengeance lineup with gaming mats, an excellent case and several headphone designs geared towards gamers, some thought 2013 would bring about a [...]

January 8th, 2013, 5:50 AM

Gigbayte Details Intel’s Collage Tech; 4K Display Over Thunderbolt

Gigabyte’s use of two Thunderbolt connectors on upcoming mobos allows for 4K UltraHD video streams on four standard displays.  As Apple’s restrictions ease on Intel’s Thunderbolt technology, more and more PC component manufacturers are integrating it into their designs.  The latest is Gigabyte but they’ve added a bit of a twist to their implementation and [...]

January 7th, 2013, 9:48 PM

Qualcomm Launches the Next-Gen Snapdragon 600 & 800

With the surprise appearance of a CEO from a company that claimed to have moved on from the Consumer Electronics Show, Qualcomm launched the next generation of Snapdragon chips — the Snapdragon 600, and 800. With Qualcomm’s new flagship mobile chip, the Snapdragon 800, Qualcomm’s CEO, Paul Jacobs, says the new chip will offer a [...]