NEWS

May 28th, 2009, 11:10 AM

ASUS Developing a Beast – Dual GTX 285 4GB GPU

ASUS has put out some very unique and interesting renditions of their products over the past few years, most recently we saw the 4890 TOP with “Super ML Capacitor” which boasted extreme overclocking, and now they are at it again. The lads from techPowerUp have the skinny on the development of a truly monstorous ASUS [...]

May 28th, 2009, 10:46 AM

(PR) Super Talent Introduces Blazing Fast MasterDrive EX2 & IX2

Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, announced it is now shipping new families of PATA/IDE 2.5” SSDs featuring both MLC and SLC Flash and nearly tripling previous performance specifications. The MasterDrive EX2 is available with capacities from 16GB to 128GB, features sequential read speeds up to 80 MB/s and sequential write [...]

May 27th, 2009, 4:46 PM

Razer Launches Ultrathin Gaming Grade Mousing Surface: Sphex

Razer, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-end precision gaming and lifestyle peripherals, today announced the release of the Razer Sphex™, the first Gaming Grade Desktop Skin with a distinctive ultrathin form factor. “The Razer Sphex is a gaming surface that doesn’t compromise tracking ability or durability even with its slim figure,” says Robert “Razerguy” Krakoff, [...]

May 27th, 2009, 1:46 PM

Asus/ASRock/ECS – P55, 785G Motherboard Roundup

There was quite the kerfuffle this morning as annoucements poured in from various sources toting their latest sightings of Intel P55 and AMD 785G chipsets. With a major tech trade show ( COMPUTEX  09 ) drawing near, these are expected – but heck, we don’t need a half dozen separate articles for every single motherboard. So why [...]

May 27th, 2009, 12:39 PM

Intel Showcases 8 Core “Nehalem-EX” Xeon Processors

Intel Corporation today previewed a new Intel® Xeon® processor codenamed “Nehalem-EX.” The processor will be at the heart of the next generation of intelligent and expandable high-end Intel server platforms, which will deliver a number of new technical advancements and boost enterprise computing performance. In production later this year, the Nehalem-EX processor will feature up to eight [...]

May 27th, 2009, 10:30 AM

Corsair Releases Energy-Efficient High-Performance Modular 850W & 750W Power Supplies

Corsair, known for their innovative and high-performance power supplies, along with an extensive array of computer products, today announced the launch of a the latest addition to their HX series lineup – the Corsair Professional Series HX850W and HX750W modular power supply units. The Corsair Professional Series power supply units have been designed by Corsair [...]

May 27th, 2009, 10:17 AM

Antec Launches New Line of Mini-ITX Form Factor Cases: ISK 300-65

Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets, today announced the ISK 300-65, the introductory case in Antec’s newest line of cases designed exclusively for Mini-ITX motherboards: the ISK Series. The ISK 300-65 offers functionality and versatility, combining exceptional performance with quiet features for [...]

May 27th, 2009, 8:20 AM

AMD/ATI to expand GPU Lineup in 2009 with Three New Cores

Competition has always been feirce between nVidia and ATI, and this past year, despite the economic downturn, has been no exception. ATI released their Radeon R700 (HD4000) series video cards nearly a year ago in June 2008, and  a few months ago, added a new flagship single GPU card, the Radeon HD4890. More recently detailss surfaced [...]

May 26th, 2009, 1:18 PM

“Bing” it – Microsoft Set to Rename Upcoming Search Engine

There is little doubt that Google, king of search engines, has become genericized with internet searching, and rightfully so – given its dominance and populatiry with over 80% of web browsing users. Microsoft’s MSN Search/Live Search has  been the 3rd wheel in the search game  since a little after the turn of the century, when Googling [...]

May 26th, 2009, 5:31 AM

Microsoft Windows Vista and Server 2008 Service Pack 2 Released

With all the talk surrounding Microsoft’s upcoming savior OS, Windows 7, much of the chatter regarding the development of Windows Vista has fallen to the wayside, forgotten that over %23 of the computer population is still running Windows Vista, and with support for XP dying out in 2010 it is poised to become runner up for [...]