January 21st, 2010, 11:02 AM

AMD Criticizes PhysX – NVIDIA Responds

Earlier this month, had a chance to discuss game development with AMD Developer Relations manager, Richard Huddy, who, among other discussions, called out NVIDIA’s PhysX for disabling multi-core CPU support. “The other thing is that all these CPU cores we have are underutilised and I’m going to take another pop at Nvidia here. When [...]

January 20th, 2010, 1:16 PM

TSMC Claims 40nm Chip Yields Have Normalized

TSMC, one of the largest manufacturers of a majority of the world’s semiconductors, has announced the end of issues surrounding the production and yields of 40nm chips. At a company event marking the opening of a new factory wing in Taiwain, Mark Liu, Senior VP of Operations with the company, stated that the chamber matching [...]

January 20th, 2010, 12:48 PM

Galaxy Develops Dual-Core GeForce GTS 250 Video Card

While Galaxy products may be hard to find in North America, the company is incredibly popular in most of the Asain and European markets and as is developing a graphics card with a one of a kind design. Rumour from Expreview has it that the company is stepping out from the NVIDIA design shell and [...]

January 20th, 2010, 8:14 AM

Coolink Introduces its New Corator DS CPU Cooler

Featuring Coolink’s exclusive Gapless Direct Touch (GDT) technology that allows for an all copper contact area, the Corator DS brings the concept of direct contact cooling to the next level by further improving heat transfer. Four large 8mm heatpipes, a dual fin stack design and a PWM controlled SWiF2 120mm fan are among the features [...]

January 19th, 2010, 1:05 PM

Samsung SyncMaster F2370H and F2380MX High Contrast LCDs Launched

Samsung has announced the launch of two new high contrast Syncmaster displays, designed for the best colour reproduction. The SyncMaster 80 Series F2380MX targets the casual user while the SyncMaster 70 Series F2370H  is intended for professionals. The panels are 23-inch widescreens, with a resolution of 1920×1080 and the big feature is a dynamic contrast [...]

January 19th, 2010, 11:13 AM

Active Media Launches 600x CompactFlash Cards For Serious Photographers

Active Media is stepping up the game when it comes to digital storage and is specifically targeting a new line of Compact Flash cards for professional photographers who are tired of their memory cards being the major bottleneck.  The new Type I CF cards are based on MLC NAND flash chips, operating at 3.3 / [...]

January 19th, 2010, 10:44 AM

NVIDIA GeForce Forceware 196.21 WHQL Drivers Released

NVIDIA has released the 196.21 WHQL certified drivers on its website this morning for all the green machines to download with glee. Especially happy will be those with SLI systems as this latest update adds support for SLI profiles for numerous titles along with updates to its Physx software. The driver supports for GeForce and [...]

January 18th, 2010, 1:39 PM

GIGABYTE Motherboards Win 4 In-a-Row F1 OC #1 Title

Setting New SuperPi 8M World Record on AMD Platform by Team Australia GIGABYTE  proudly announces Team Australia using a GIGABYTE  GA-790FXTA-UD5 motherboard set a new Super Pi 8M world record for the AMD platform, giving them the number one spot for the last challenge in this season’s F1 OC, making this the 4th month in [...]

January 18th, 2010, 11:44 AM

Intel’s LGA775 Life Support Includes Introduction of New CPU’s

While rumoured in the late summer of 2009 (when the socket was still somewhat relevant) new Intel socket LGA775 chips have only just been released; the announcement falling by the wayside as Intel’s attempt for  price conscious Core i3/i5 products take the spotlight to start off the new decade. Intel is not only keeping the [...]

January 18th, 2010, 11:14 AM

Auzentech X-Fi Bravura 7.1 PCI-E Sound Card Released

Auzentech, Inc today announced the immediate release of the Auzen X-Fi Bravura 7.1 sound card, a full-height, custom designed PCI Express sound card built around the Creative PCI Express audio processor. The Auzen X-Fi Bravura 7.1 promises “breathtaking” audio for music and movies with DTS Neo:PC & DTS Interactive. And when it’s time to unwind [...]