NEWS

September 16th, 2009, 10:59 AM

AMD Launches Sub $100 Quad Core Athlon II X4 Processors

As part of the new desktop platform designed for mainstream consumers, AMD  today announced the first ever quad-core processor for less than $100 Suggested System Builder Price (SSBP). By balancing the power of new AMD Athlon II X4 quad-core processors and the AMD 785G chipset featuring ATI Radeon™ HD 4200 graphics, AMD delivers smooth HD [...]

September 16th, 2009, 10:51 AM

CoolIT Systems Debuts WS 240 Custom Liquid Cooling for Nehalem Platform

CoolIT Systems, the global leader in innovative liquid cooling solutions for high performance computers, announces the WS 240 custom liquid cooling for Nehalem-based processors. Using similar technology to the highly decorated Domino ALC, the WS 240 utilizes a 240mm radiator and two water blocks to provide aggressive liquid cooling performance for both CPUs. This ensures [...]

September 15th, 2009, 10:55 AM

VIA EPIA-P720 Brings Fanless HD Video Playback to Pico-ITX

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the VIA EPIA-P720 Pico-ITX board, which takes advantage of the latest VIA VX855 media system processor to deliver stunningly smooth playback of the latest HD video formats for next-generation digital interactive devices. “VIA continually strives to offer customers compelling product designs that [...]

September 15th, 2009, 10:43 AM

Corsair Dominator Receives Intel XMP Certification For New Core i7 CPU’s

Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance computer memory, power supplies and flash memory products, including solid-state drives, today announced that both 4GB and 8GB Dominator memory solutions have passed Intel’s XMP-Ready certification for the newly-introduced Core i7-870 and Core i7-860 CPUs. The 8GB Dominator GT 1600MHz CAS 8 (CMD8GX3M4A1600C8) is part of Corsair’s award-winning Dominator [...]

September 15th, 2009, 10:38 AM

Corsair Launches 650 Watt Professional Series Modular PSU

Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance computer memory, power supplies and flash memory products, including solid-state drives, today announced the launch of the Corsair Professional Series HX650W modular power supply. The HX650W joins the multi award-winning HX750W, HX850W and HX1000W as part of Corsair’s Professional Series of PSUs, all of which feature a comprehensive low-profile [...]

September 14th, 2009, 10:59 AM

Intel Announces 32nm Production Set to Begin

It’s official,  Core i5 Lynnfield processors are so last week, and the next hottest product to get excited about is ready to enter production. Intel claims to be at “production readiness” with their 32nm next-gen chips, which could mean seeing mainstream processors out as early as the start of the new year. The company released [...]

September 14th, 2009, 10:34 AM

IEEE Ratifies 802.11n Wireless LAN Specification

After being in the works for nearly 7 years, and used in mainstream devices for the better part of 3, the IEEE  announced that its Standards Board has ratified the IEEE 802.11n™-2009 amendment, defining mechanisms that provide significantly improved data rates and ranges for wireless local area networks (WLANs). This new amendment to the IEEE [...]

September 14th, 2009, 10:18 AM

DFI Launches BI 785G-M35 Micro ATX AM3 Motherboard

Possessing industrial grade technology, DFI LANParty is going to launch the newest Blood Iron series product, 785G-M35 Micro ATX motherboard. Accommodating AMD 785 chipset, BI 785G-M35 incorporates integrated ATI Radeon HD 4200, which supports DirectX10.1, Shader Model 4.1, and UVD 2.0. With 128MB DDR3 Sideport Memory, graphics performance of BI 785G-M35 can be improved up [...]

September 14th, 2009, 10:11 AM

ATI Catalyst 9.9 Drivers Released

ATI Drivers have been released on schedule for September. The 9.9′s don’t include anything new in the way of game improvements and appear to be a compilation of bug fixes for existing problems. Consequently, if your not having any of the issues listed in the patch notes, these are necessarily a “must have” update. Resolved [...]

September 11th, 2009, 11:48 AM

A-DATA Releases High-Capacity 640GB 2.5-inch Portable Hard Drive

A-DATA today announced the addition of the industry-leading capacity of 640GB to its 2.5-inch portable hard drive product lineup. Aiming the recent global boom for mobile computers, the new 640GB portable hard drive provides an ideal solution to meet such growing demand for higher storage capacity. Embedded with the latest technology, the new 640GB high-capacity [...]