NEWS

November 5th, 2009, 11:35 AM

DFI MI P55-T36 First Mini ITX P55 Motherboard

While we would have thought that innovation such as this would be first seen from a company such as Asus or Gigabyte, it is DFI who is paving the way, releasing a mini-ITX board based on the Intel P55 chipset with LGA-1156 support. Mini-ITX has been gaining ground as a popular solution in the home [...]

November 4th, 2009, 12:11 PM

Active Media Eco Friendly Kola Bear USB Drives

In the past few months we have had a few of these Active Media PR’s come into our mail box, which to be truthful, were subsequently ignored. However, this one is just to cute to pass up. In case you have had an overwhelming hankering¬† for animal styled USB drives that are made of eco [...]

November 4th, 2009, 11:56 AM

AMD Retrofitting Phenom II X4 965 with Lower Wattage

AMD’s Phenom II X4 965 is still their crown jewel, however according to the OverclockersClub, the company is planning on releasing an updated version of the chip which features a TDP lowered from 140W to a more reasonable 125W. The new chip will be the C3 version, model HDZ965FBK4DGM, as opposed to the old C2 [...]

November 4th, 2009, 11:30 AM

Mushkin Copperhead Keeping Memory Cool, Literally

Innovation and performance go hand-in-hand with Mushkin. Not to be outdone by the likes of Corsair and their Hydro Block for memory modules, Mushkin releases Copperhead; a memory cooling setup for the masses. It is all in the name, Copperhead. Knowing that copper has the greatest thermal conductance available to everyday users, Mushkin has chosen [...]

November 4th, 2009, 11:24 AM

Nvidia GT240 Rumoured to Be Coming Soon

While most of us have been awaiting the next generation GTX300 series cards from nVidia, various internet reports claim the company has been quietly releasing updates to many of their classic series of cards. That brings us to the rumoured GT240 which has been expected to replace the vaunted yet still widely used 9600 cards. [...]

November 3rd, 2009, 12:41 PM

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Rumoured for Q3 2010

Windows 7 was ushered in only two weeks ago, amidst much fanfare and great anticipation that Microsoft would finally be able to right all its Vista wrongs. While consumers are still deciding if it is in fact the messiah OS, reports from Wzor – a website which eerily seemed to be able to provide nearly [...]

November 3rd, 2009, 11:53 AM

VIA Introduces New VIA Nano 3000 Series Processors

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today introduced its new VIA Nano 3000 Series processors, bringing enhanced digital media performance and lower power consumption to Windows 7 thin and light notebook and all-in-one desktop PC markets. ¬† Based on the 64-bit superscalar ‘Isaiah’ architecture, VIA Nano 3000 Series processors [...]

November 3rd, 2009, 11:21 AM

Western Digital Releasing First 10K RPM 2.5″ SAS Drive

Western Digital, known for its hard disk drive leadership in the desktop, mobile and consumer marketplaces, today announced its entry into the traditional enterprise market segment with volume production shipments of its first 10,000 RPM, 2.5-inch, small form factor, SAS interface hard drives. The WD S25 provides up to 300 GB of high-performance storage suitable [...]

November 3rd, 2009, 11:19 AM

GELID Launches Tranquillo CPU Cooler

GELID Solutions is a relative newcomer to the world of aftermarket cooling solutions. This however has not stopped them from producing both some of the best silent fans and thermal paste seen today. Their latest creation comes in the form of a tower cooler – the Tranquillo. In the short time that GELID has been [...]

November 2nd, 2009, 12:55 PM

GlobalFoundries Chairman Hector Ruiz Stepping Down with Connections to Insider-Trading Scandal

The former AMD CEO and current GlobalFoundries Chairman, Hector Ruiz, has announced he will be stepping down from his role as of January 4th, 2010 and taking a voluntary leave of absence effective immediately. The statement is speculated to be a result of Mr.Ruiz ties to the Galleon Group, one of the world’s largest hedge [...]