NEWS

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 [...]

September 25th, 2009, 10:48 AM

Alienware Feeds Gamers’ Passions with New Powerful Gaming Rigs

PC Gamers now have several new ways to level up with a fleet of high-performance gaming rigs from Alienware, including four overclocked* liquid-cooled desktop systems and the most powerful15-inch gaming laptop in the universe. Jointly developed by the Dell and Alienware teams, and featuring the latest technologies for maximum performance, aggressive designs and unmatched customization [...]

September 24th, 2009, 1:22 PM

OCZ Announces Low-Voltage AMD Black Edition Memory

OCZ Technology has expanded their lineup of DDR3 to include certified OCZ Black Edition 4GB kits for ultimate compatibility with AMD’s next-generation Phenom   II processors. These modules excel on Black Edition platforms at ultra-low voltage, an ideal parameter for the latest highly efficient processors.  OCZ’s unique Black Edition Series is designed to be the ultimate upgrade [...]

September 24th, 2009, 12:53 PM

ASUS Launches EAH5800 Series Graphics Cards with Voltage Tweak Technology

ASUS, the world’s leading producer of top quality, cutting edge graphics solutions, today launched the new ASUS EAH5870/2DIS/1GD5 and EAH5850/2DIS/1GD5. The first in the world to utilize Voltage Tweak technology, these graphics cards enable users to boost GPU voltages via the SmartDoctor application to enjoy up to a 38% improvement in performance. Both graphics cards [...]

September 24th, 2009, 11:45 AM

Intel Unveils Core i7 Mobile Processor

Intel Corporation introduced its revolutionary Intel Core i7 Mobile Processor and Intel Core i7 Mobile Processor Extreme Edition today, bringing Intel’s award-winning and super-fast Nehalem microarchitecture to the mobile market. These processors in addition to the new Intel PM55 Express Chipset, provide the best laptop experience for intense gaming, digital media, photos, music, business applications and other multi-threaded software [...]

September 23rd, 2009, 12:00 PM

AMD ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series – The Canadian Launch Pricing and Availability

While ATI’s launch of the ATI Radeon 5800 series was initially rumoured to be merely a paper launch, with no expected stock come Septemeber 23rd, ATI has surprised us with getting their act in gear and managing to get at least a few pieces out to major retailers. For all your excited consumers clamouring to [...]

September 23rd, 2009, 11:25 AM

HIS, Club3D, Powercolor and Vertex3D Roll Out ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series Offerings

We are going to lump the remaining cards all into one, as thankfully, their press releases aren’t the brick wall of text that has been bombarding the inbox this morning. HIS HIS unleashed the revolutionary new HIS Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5, the most technologically advanced, feature-rich graphics processor ever in the market. Prepare to plug in for [...]