NEWS

February 2nd, 2010, 10:33 AM

Enermax Refreshes Their Mainstream PSU’s

Enermax a leading manufacturer of Power Supplies and Cooling Fans has announced a refresh on their latest mainstream models. Renamed as Modu82+ II , Pro82+ II and LibertyECO II  these new supplies are looking to stay current in a market that now has Direct X11 cards populating it.  With this in mind Enermax has changed [...]

February 2nd, 2010, 7:09 AM

NVIDIA’s Next-Gen Parts Get Named: GTX 480 & GTX 470

NVIDIA has finally thrown the covers off the official name of their upcoming DX11 GF100 cards with a post on Twitter. Previously, certain members of the media falsely reported that the upcoming cards would be called the GTX 300 series which has now finally been proven wrong by a lone Tweet from a member of [...]

February 1st, 2010, 12:48 PM

Upcoming Intel Core Series CPU’s Leaked

In another round of incremental updates to its Core series lineup, Intel will be debuting its hexa-core Gulftown processor, along with a few other pieces to fill in some perceived gaps. A report from OCWorkbench, citing Japanese news sources, claims we will be seeing the six core behemoth on March 16th, 2010. The report states [...]

February 1st, 2010, 11:06 AM

Silverstone Prepares Strider Essentials PSU

Going on their success from the Strider Plus series, Silverstone announces a new succession of PSU’s for the everyday user. Enter the Strider Essentials. The Strider Essential will be offered in two varieties once it hits e-tailers online. Their 400W version features a single 12V rail with active PFC and enough connectors to get you [...]

February 1st, 2010, 10:48 AM

MSI Big Bang XPower X58 Board Pictured

With Intel working its way towards Hexa-Core Processors it is not uncommon to see some manufacturers showing off the future boards that will support these chips. Pictured here is the MSI Big Bang XPower that will be build on Intel’s Latest X58 Chipset. As always with early non-production models, details are a bit sketchy.  It [...]

January 29th, 2010, 12:12 PM

Unannounced ATI Radeon HD 5450 Available in Latvia and Ebay

ATI is is taking over the market, ensuring that they have every possible price and performance point covered when it comes to video cards and their new 5000 series cards. Their latest focus is on the lower end of the market with the Cedar core featured on the rumoured HD 5450 and HD 5500 series. [...]

January 29th, 2010, 12:00 PM

PowerColor Launches Overclocked Radeon HD 5670 PCS+

TUL Corporation (PowerColor) has announced a powerful upgrade to the latest DirectX 11 mainstream graphics: the PowerColor PCS+ HD5670. This latest graphics solution features factory overclocking with standard core and memory clocks at 785 MHz and 1000MHz respectively. Gaming performance is boosted by the GDDR5 onboard memory that enhances data transmission rates up to 4.0Gbps. [...]

January 29th, 2010, 11:40 AM

Antec Announces Mini-ITX Cases: ISK 300-150 & 310-150

Antec, Inc. announced the ISK 300-150 and the ISK 310-150, the latest cases in Antec’s ISK Series designed exclusively for Mini-ITX motherboards. The ISK 300-150 and ISK 310-150 feature an upgraded 150-watt power supply to offer increased functionality and versatility, combining exceptional performance with Quiet Computing™ features in a versatile small form factor system. The [...]

January 28th, 2010, 7:53 AM

Kingston Discontinues SSDNow V-Series 40GB Due to Lack of TRIM Support

Popular SSDNow 40GB Drive doesn’t officially support TRIM…but work-around discovered by enterprising forum-goers. While it hasn’t been widely reported, Kingston has made the hard decision to discontinue their popular, excellently-priced SSDNow V-Series 40GB SSD line.  While this drive is based off of a robust Intel design and we gave it an extremely positive review quite [...]

January 27th, 2010, 3:30 PM

ATI Catalyst 10.1 WHQL Drivers Released

The first ATI drivers of the new year are here; ATI has released the Catalyst 10.1′s. The driver’s bring no major improvements, just general bug fixes, however CatalystMaker on twitter promises big things for the next , stating “10.1 is just a standard release to fix up some bugs, but 10.2 and 10.3 will indeed [...]