NEWS

September 30th, 2009, 1:12 PM

Hardware Canucks Live From NVIDIA GTC! Information as it Happens

As some may know, NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference, held this year in San Jose California is where all the new and exciting information about NVIDIA’s roadmap for the next few months and years is being unveiled. Technologies that we will see on the upcoming GT300, and plans for the future are all being discussed, and [...]

September 30th, 2009, 12:50 PM

Zotac Releases New ION ITX-F Mini ITX Solution

Zotac is already one of the few manufacturer’s producing Mini ITX solutions based on the NVIDIA ION chipset, which allows for true seamless HD video due to the improved integrated graphics. Now they have released premiere offering which has managed to squeeze a PCI Express slot onto the 6.7″ x 6.7″ Motherboard. The board combines [...]

September 30th, 2009, 12:14 PM

Valve Releases Left 4 Dead Free DLC, Crash Course + 50% Off

Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Half-Life, Portal, Team Fortress, and Counter-Strike) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced that Crash Course — the second downloadable content (DLC) update for its co-operative zombie thriller, Left 4 Dead (L4D) — will be made available worldwide on September 29 on Xbox 360 [...]

September 30th, 2009, 10:47 AM

NVIDIA GT300 – Codename Fermi – Detailed

A few features have finally be put to the blank face that has only been known as the GT300. A few key details of the upcoming NVIDIA generation of video cards have been leaked, the first of which is a name. Codenamed Fermi, after the developer of the first nuclear power reactor, Enrico Fermi,  it appears [...]

September 29th, 2009, 4:32 PM

Sapphire Giving Away a 5800 Series Graphics Card Every Day!

Looking to bring enthusiasts together, Sapphire is promoting its “Sapphire Select Club”, not unlike other manufacturer’s who have communities for their consumers, but the popular video card focused company wants to offer a unique and special treat. To celebrate the launch of the new Select Club, they are giving away a brand new Radeon HD [...]

September 29th, 2009, 11:51 AM

NVIDIA Bites Back – Refutes Claims of Meddling with Batman Arkham Asylum AA Features

Players of the latest smash hit, Batman: Arkham Asylum have received a visual treat with its stunning graphics and immersive gameplay, but recently gamers picked up on the fact that those with NVIDIA GPU’s may be a little more privileged than those on the ATI side of the tracks; having the ability to natively enable [...]

September 29th, 2009, 11:12 AM

Microsoft Security Essentials Goes Public, Free Anti-Virus Software For All

Microsoft Security Essentials, Microsoft Corp.’s new no-cost, core anti-malware service that helps protect consumers against viruses, spyware and other malicious software, will be available Tuesday, Sept. 29. Microsoft Security Essentials, independently certified by West Coast Labs, is backed by the company’s global security response team and is built on the same award-winning core security technology [...]

September 28th, 2009, 12:04 PM

ASRock Keeping Socket 939 Alive with New 785G Motherboard

Well if there was ever a company trying to keep dead technology alive, it would be ASRock. Sources at OCWorkbench claim that ASRock is looking to keep the heart of Socket 939 – replaced by AM2 in 2006 – still beating with a new motherboard based on the 785G chipset. The 939A785GMH128M retains some of [...]

September 28th, 2009, 11:47 AM

EK and Koolance Announcing HD 5870 Water Cooling Blocks

With the release of the ATI Radeon 5870 just days old, enthusiasts  excited to watercool their latest toy won’t have to wait much longer. European cooling specialists, EK Water Blocks have announced the arrival of the  5870 blocks with an expected release day of 10-14 days. The EK FCS5870 (pictured right) is a full coverage [...]

September 25th, 2009, 11:11 AM

AMD/ATI Releases Hotfixed Drivers for 5800 Series Video Cards

Those lucky few owners of ATI’s new Radeon HD 5800 series video cards, may find themselves in a bit of a bind if trying to install the  latest Catalyst 9.9 drivers, as it does not officially support the Cypress series chips yet. As such, this morning AMD has opened up a hotfixed driver package to [...]