NEWS

June 30th, 2009, 10:09 AM

The Pirate Bay Commandeered by Global Gaming Factory X

The infamous Swedish file sharing website, The Pirate Bay (TPB) has made international news headlines with their milestone legal battle, which saw the founders sentenced to a one year prison term and a fine of over $2 million. With a looming financial burden the file sharing ship has been boarded and looks like it may [...]

June 29th, 2009, 11:54 AM

Doing it Different – Lenovo Offers VIA Nano Powered Netbook

Many consumers have anxiously waited for the NVIDIA Ion to make its way into the netbook platform, and a month ago, Lenovo annouced it would be releasing the S12 Netbook in just that flavour. However, Lenovo is offering a whole new VIA approach, alongside the Ion. It is unquestionable that Intel’s Atom processors is dominating [...]

June 29th, 2009, 10:49 AM

Intel Looking to Go 32nm By the End of the Year!

Oh rumours are abound this morning! The good fellows over at Digitimes have made some interesting speculations regarding Intel’s plan for their 32nm lineup, which so far, has been incredibly “hush hush”. Some speculations were made about the future of Intel’s lineup when Intel announced their “re-branding” Core scheme, to help consumers separate the benefits [...]

June 29th, 2009, 10:25 AM

AMD to Release New Flagship CPU; Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition

Despite rumours abounding on the net, ASRock can be officially thanked for letting the cat out of the bag. As seen on their CPU support list, AMD intends to add a new CPU to the pedestal of their lineup. The Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition is identical to the  955, the current king of [...]

June 29th, 2009, 9:42 AM

Patriot Launches AMD Black Edition Ready DDR3 G Series

Patriot Memory announced their first co-branded Gamer Series for AMD’s socket AM3 processors and desktop platform technology, codenamed “Dragon.”   Built with Patriot’s pre-sorted low-voltage solutions, the AMD Black Edition Ready G series, targeted for enthusiasts and overclockers, provide well-balanced performance and stability. In addition to the pre-programmed enhanced latency, the modules are AMD Black [...]

June 26th, 2009, 10:14 AM

Corsair Expands “P” Series with 128GB and 64GB SSD

While Corsair already has a full lineup of SSD capacity options for consumers, ranging from 32GB to the recently unvieled P 256GB, they are continuing their success by expanding on their “P”erformance series with the additions of 64GB and 128GB SSD options. The P256 was greeted with much enthusiasm from consumers as it managed to [...]

June 26th, 2009, 9:45 AM

Scythe Setsugen, Bring On The Heat

 Graphics card cooling is an art form. No one recognizes this better than Scythe. Having fathered many proven designs in the past; the Setsugen promises to follow in the footsteps of the best. Stock cooling on video cards is a love/hate relationship. For a good majority of us, we are loathe to start pulling apart [...]

June 25th, 2009, 10:16 AM

Windows 7 Pricing Released, The Final Question is Answered

With the release client already on thousands of potential customers computers, the official release date set and the box art revealed, the only secret left for Windows 7 was going to be the pricing. Well, this morning, Microsoft is taken off the veil. To top it all off, Microsoft has announced some pretty spiffy pre [...]

June 24th, 2009, 12:02 PM

Creator of Doom, id Software, Under New Ownership

What do Fallout, Oblivion, Doom and Quake all have in common? Well, they are now all owned by the same parent company. ZeniMax, the head of Bethsada Softworks (developer of hit titles such as Fallout 3 and the Elder Scrolls series), announced this morning that it has acquired id Software, the revolutionary game developer, that [...]

June 24th, 2009, 10:49 AM

Western Digital Introduces 4TB My Book World Edition II NAS

Western Digital has introduced its newly redesigned My Book® World Edition™ II dual- drive network storage system in capacities of up to 4 TB. With the double protection of two Mirrored (RAID 1) drives and continuous backup software, the My Book World Edition II network storage system provides an extra-safe place for users to back up [...]