NEWS

July 22nd, 2009, 11:36 AM

Corsair Re-launches Dominator GT Ultra-Performance DRAM Modules

Corsair today re-introduced the popular Dominator GT line of memory modules. These modules had been removed from the market due to unacceptable failure levels of the Elpida “Hyper” components with which the modules are constructed.   “The issue with the Hyper RAMs was discovered with the help of the enthusiast community, and we worked closely [...]

July 21st, 2009, 1:08 PM

Intel Set to Cut Prices on Desktop Processors

Intel updated their pricing list late Sunday in accordance with earlier rumours  of pricing cuts to desktop CPUs slated for July 20th 2009. This change seems to be strategically planned, given AMD’s announcement of its quarterly results being expected later today (Tuesday July 21st 2009).   The cuts are aimed primarily at the 45nm  Core 2 [...]

July 21st, 2009, 12:26 PM

Intel Delivers Industry’s First 34nm NAND Flash SSD; Advancement Lowers Prices by Up to 60 Percent

Intel Corporation is moving to a more advanced, 34- nanometer (nm) manufacturing process for its leading NAND flash-based Solid State Drive (SSD) products, which are an alternative to a computer’s hard drive. The move to 34nm will help lower prices of the SSDs up to 60 percent for PC and laptop makers and consumers who [...]

July 21st, 2009, 12:20 PM

Mushkin Looks to Produce ATI Graphics Cards

A few weeks ago, word hit the wire that Mushkin was prepping to release NVIDIA based graphics cards. Well as it turns out, the company plans to dip into both ends of the pool and appears to be scheduling to also debut ATI based GPUs. While full details are not available, the company did allude [...]

July 21st, 2009, 11:43 AM

NVIDIA GeForce Forceware 190.38 WHQL Drivers Released

A bit of a late start to the news, hopefully all is forgiven – we were caught up giving away prizes with our Tech Trivia contest .  Now with the shameless plug out of the way – This morning also heralds another prize of sort for the NVIDIA population. The 190.38 that could be found [...]

July 20th, 2009, 1:19 PM

AMD Preparing AM3 Sempron Processors

AMD is setting up to launch its first set of Sempron processors for the recently released AM3 socket. The new CPUs will embrace the move to DDR3 and are targeted for the budget market and media centre systems. The chips are single-core units codenamed “Sagras” and based off the cores in the Athlon II X2 [...]

July 20th, 2009, 12:31 PM

Kingston Releases DataTraveler 300 256GB USB Drive

Kingston Technology today announced the launch of the world’s first 256GB USB flash drive, the Kingston Technology DataTraveler® 300. The Kingston DataTraveler 300, allows users to carry around a whole digital world, from thousands of image files to a whole database of documents. Users will also benefit from quick transfer rates and the option to [...]

July 17th, 2009, 11:49 AM

NEC Launching MultiSync EA231WMi, First 23″ IPS Panel LCD

NEC Display Solutions will be launching the first 23” screen with IPS technology in 16:9 format in autumn 2009. The MultiSync EA231WMi combines excellent image quality in high resolution (full HD) with low energy consumption and its wide screen format enhances productivity. Another innovation for NEC desktop displays is the DisplayPort interface for future-proof digital [...]

July 17th, 2009, 11:02 AM

Facebook Faces Possible Legal Action From Canada Regarding Privacy

The Canadian Privacy Commission has publicly called out Facebook for its breach of the country’s privacy laws; in specific, failing to properly handle a user’s personal information. The commission released a report on Thursday (July 16th) wherein Jennifer Stoddart, the commissioner herself, blasted the world’s largest social networking website about their privacy guidelines that fly [...]

July 17th, 2009, 10:17 AM

Enermax Apollish Fans – Style and Refinement Come Together

Enermax is a company that rarely does anything in half measures. Staying true to this philosophy the Apollish Fans bring a fresh look and design into the market. Case Fans are an integral part to any cooling strategy for our hot running components. Making the decision on which one is right becomes a long drawn [...]