NEWS

October 29th, 2009, 12:59 PM

A-DATA Introduces Industry’s Fastest SSD S596

A-DATA  announced today its industry-leading SSD S596, a 2.5″ SATA 3 Gb/s SSD designed specifically for PC enthusiasts, multi-taskers and heavy-graphic users to perform assorted applications five times faster. Delivering sequential read and write speed up to 250 MB/sec and 180 MB/sec, the S596 eases the bottleneck conventional HD causes. The S596 utilizes the next generation [...]

October 29th, 2009, 12:25 PM

Intel Rumoured to Release Core i7 930 in Q1 2010

Intel has ever so slowly, completely reworked its original Core i7 product line. The Extreme i7 965 was phased out in favour of the high powered i7 975 along with the addition of the  i7 950 to replace the i7 940. We then had the recent the introduction of the i7 960, and now the [...]

October 29th, 2009, 11:49 AM

HighPoint SATA 6GB/s PCI-E Cards Announced

It happens to everyone. You go out and buy yourself a brand new computer, or build it from scratch, then the next big thing is launched,  which of course your new hardware doesn’t support. Highpoint looks to solve this age old problem with their new Rocket 600, which brings SATA 6Gb/s to a computer near you. The [...]

October 29th, 2009, 11:21 AM

ASRock Launches P55DE3 for Core i5 Users on a Budget

Of all motherboard manufacturers out in the market today, few can compare to ASRock when it comes to building on a budget. In keeping with that tradition, the new P55DE3 announced by ASRock should appeal to those with tight wallets. Some say that the newest technology doesn’t come cheap, however there are a certain few [...]

October 28th, 2009, 11:21 AM

Noctua Introduces NF-P14 140mm Premium Fan

Expanding its line-up of premium quality quiet fans, Noctua today introduced its first 140mm model. Following in the footsteps of the successful NF-P12, the new NF-P14 FLX employs a nine blade impeller with Vortex-Control Notches in order to achieve superb quietness and outstanding aerodynamic efficiency. Other features include metal reinforcements for ultimate manufacturing precision as [...]

October 28th, 2009, 11:15 AM

Muskin Announces New Blackline 4GB Modules

Originally designed for server and encoding applications , the advent of single 4GB memory modules has slowly trickled into the enthusiast marketplace. Helping bring this new evolution is Mushkin. With almost a cult following, Muskin has been tailoring their memory to the needs of both everyday users and enthusiasts for years. With kits like their [...]

October 28th, 2009, 6:41 AM

Intel Removes its Firmware Update

Intel just recently released a firmware update that was stated to increase performance across the board with Microsofts new Windows 7. However admist claims of bricked SSD’s due to the update, it has pulled the Firmware download from its website. News like this brings back some haunting memories. For most of us we can all [...]

October 27th, 2009, 12:20 PM

Scythe Introducing Entry Level Katana 3 Cooler

Scythe Group is announcing two new entry-level versions of Katana 3 CPU Cooler. Both new models are offered at a lower price, and are equipped with dedicated mounting bracket and thermal grease. Katana 3 “Type A” (SCKTN-3000A) is compatible to AMD® socket 754, 939, 940, AM2(+), AM3 whereas “Type I” (SCKTN-3000I) is compatible to Intel [...]

October 27th, 2009, 12:02 PM

Intel Releases Solid-State Drive Toolbox and TRIM Firmwave Update for SSD’s

On the heels of the Microsoft Windows 7 introduction, Intel Corporation today announced the availability of the Intel Solid-State Drive (SSD) Toolbox, with Intel SSD Optimizer and firmware update, for its 34nm Intel X25-M Mainstream SATA SSDs. The latest tools are designed to help better manage and retain the out-of-box performance of Intel SSDs. An [...]

October 27th, 2009, 11:52 AM

The Latest Generation of Motherboards Shown in the ASUS P6X58D Premium

When it comes to the cutting edge of technology ASUS has always been a leader in the industry. With USB 3.0 and SATA 6GB/s looming on the horizon it is only natural they announce a new wave of Motherboards supporting this technology; enter the P6X58D. To many, this board is somewhat older news, as we [...]