NEWS

August 25th, 2009, 11:08 AM

Elecom Shows Off NanoSSD for Direct Motherboard SATA Connection

Elecom a Japanese company, has developed what they believe to be the next big, (or rather, little) step for SSD’s, with nanoSSD’s that plug directly in to your SATA port and are the size of a coin. The recently showcased 8GB and 16GB storage devices are not the first of their kind with larger models [...]

August 25th, 2009, 10:36 AM

Corsair Adding 256GB Extreme Series SSD

Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance computer memory, power supplies and flash memory products, including solid-state drives, today announced a new, high-capacity 256GB addition to its high-performance Extreme Series SSD family. Built using the renowned Indilinx Barefoot controller and Samsung MLC NAND flash memory, the new Corsair Extreme Series X256 SSD combines high-performance with a [...]

August 25th, 2009, 10:05 AM

OCZ Technology Announces New DDR3 Low-Voltage Dual Channel Kits

More LGA-1156 optimized ram for your reading pleasure. OCZ Technology unveiled low-voltage DDR3 designed specifically for the upcoming Intel® P55 Chipset and subsequent Intel® Core™ i7, i5, and i3 (Socket 1156) processors. Configured for dual channel mode, these ultra-compatible 4GB kits ensure optimal performance with an ideal combination of low power requirements and high frequencies. [...]

August 24th, 2009, 10:54 AM

NVIDIA GeForce 190.62 WHQL Drivers Released

NVIDIA released their latest WHQL driver’s over this past weekend, just a month after releasing the 190.38, apperently it is already time for an upgrade. It includes a few minor updates, and the notable major update being the upgrade to NVIDIA PhysX to include support for 4 lines of NVIDIA GPU’s. The driver supports NVIDIA [...]

August 24th, 2009, 10:27 AM

Prolimatech Mega Shadow Gets First Photo Shoot

The good folks at EXPReview have managed to get their paws on the second CPU cooling product from the rather unknown Prolimatech; the new cooler is strikingly similar to the Megahalems, and dubbed the Mega Shadow. The Mega Shadow has the same design as the companies first cooler, however it has received a black finish, giving [...]

August 24th, 2009, 10:08 AM

Corsair Launches Full Range of DDR3 Memory for Core i5 and Core i7 Lynnfield Processors

Corsair today announced that is has launched a full range of dual-channel performance DDR3 memory products, designed for Intel Core i5-750, Core i7-870, and Core i7-860 “Lynnfield” processors. The initial product offering consists of four 4GB kits comprised of matched pairs of 2GB DIMMs, and two 8GB kits comprised of four matched 2GB DIMMS, in [...]

August 21st, 2009, 11:37 AM

Asus Launching New TUF Series Sabertooth 55i Motherboard

For those as tired of reading P55 announcements as we are of writing them, here is something to get really excited about. Asus is introducing a whole new lineup of motherboard (or at least one new board for now) that is geared straight for the extreme enthusiast. Asus already has their Republic of Gamer boards [...]

August 21st, 2009, 10:14 AM

Patriot Releases G Series Sector 5 Memory for Upcoming P55

Patriot Memory today announced the release of their new Sector 5 Gaming modules explicitly designed to compliment Intel’s new P55 chipset. Specifically engineered for the new P55 chipset, the Sector 5 gaming modules have been optimized to take full advantage of the dual-channel architecture. Patriot’s Sector 5 series will include two options; an extreme latency [...]

August 20th, 2009, 11:18 AM

Asus Maximus III Gene – P55 for the mATX Crowd

The big launch is almost upon us and motherboard manufacturers have been rolling out P55 based boards on a daily basis, many of which we will be previewing here at Hardware Canucks over the coming weeks. Asus has an already impressive lineup of P55 chipset offerings ready for the Core i5 launch, and it looks [...]

August 19th, 2009, 10:31 AM

Intel to Scrap Braidwood Technology From P57 Series.

It was reported a month ago, that consumers would be able to look forward to a revolutionary new technology by Intel, that could improve system performance with with the addition of a simple NVRam chip onto the motherboard; the technology was codenamed “Braidwood”. Initially it was thought to be making its debut on the upcoming [...]