NEWS

April 16th, 2012, 10:28 AM

ASUS Launches the P8Z77 WS Motherboard

The ASUS P8Z77 WS brings Intel Z77 Express Chipset and next generation processor technologies to a package custom-designed for small businesses and professionals. Gen3 four-Way CrossFireX graphics power works up to 50% faster than the previous, while dual Intel LAN ports leads to a 71% lower CPU utilization, increasing throughput to achieve outstanding performance as [...]

April 16th, 2012, 10:22 AM

Western Digital VelociRaptor Hard Drive Reaches New Performance Peak with 1 TB Model

Western Digital today announced it is now shipping the new WD VelociRaptor 1 TB hard drive, the latest addition to its award-winning drive family, the largest capacity 10,000 RPM hard drive on the market today. Designed for high-performance PCs, Mac computers and professional workstations that require a balance of high performance and capacity, the WD [...]

April 15th, 2012, 4:56 PM

AMD Confirms Price Drop on HD 7970, HD 7950 & HD 7770, Adds “3 For Free” Game Promo

Confirming rumours reported by Hardware Canucks last week, AMD has officially announced lower prices for their HD 7970, HD 7950 and HD 7770.  They’ve also added new new game promotion which adds three free titles alongside a DLC.   The graphics card price wars are finally here folks.  AMD has now finally announced price cuts to [...]

April 13th, 2012, 5:46 PM

EVGA Unveils the GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature Series

EVGA today unveiled two more Kepler based cards: the GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature and GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature+. These cards feature a 5 phase PWM design, 8-pin and 6-pin PCIe power connectors, and increased frequencies: 1084 MHz for the base clock; 1150 MHz for the boost clock. The 2GB of on board GDDR5 [...]

April 13th, 2012, 2:13 PM

DDR4 to Arrive in 2014?

According to sources that spoke on the condition of anonymity to VR-Zone, Intel will begin introducing DDR4 to their high-end server lines in 2014 with desktops to follow a year later. VR-Zone’s sources say that that Haswell-EX 4-socket platforms will introduce DDR4 in 2014, to accommodate the expected 16 core quad processors that are expected [...]

April 13th, 2012, 1:46 PM

Raspberry Pi Ships

The Raspberry Pi has reached distributors and is ready to ship, according to statement released by the U.K distributor of the credit-card sized computer. A school in Leeds, U.K, received the first batch of shipments Friday. “We are delighted to have the first batch of fully compliant products in our warehouse and to be able [...]

April 13th, 2012, 12:03 PM

PowerColor Introduces Ultra High-end VORTEX II Series

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphic cards, today announced a gaming graphics series designed for enthusiasts only: the PowerColor PCS+ Vortex II series. The latest patent cooling series released with HD7970 and HD7870; by taking advantage of the deluxe “Platinum Power Kit” design, allowing the best power efficiency and enhancing stability at overclocking [...]

April 12th, 2012, 7:19 PM

Breaking News: AMD HD 7970 Price Drop Incoming

After weeks of dealing with a retail price that put the HD 7970 in a no-win position against the GTX 680, it looks like AMD will finally cut their flagship card’s price.   Last month, Hardware Canucks reported that AMD was sticking to their guns by retaining the HD 7970′s SRP at $549 regardless of NVIDIA’s higher [...]

April 12th, 2012, 11:28 AM

In a ‘Post-PC World’, PC Growth Still Positive

While many have extolled the rise of tablet-culture to be a hallmark of the beginning of a ‘post-PC world’, recent numbers from market research firm IDC prove that there is still life in the PC market. According to IDC, the worldwide PC market saw a slight increase in volume during the first quarter of 2012 [...]

April 12th, 2012, 10:32 AM

Intel Unveils PCI Express SSD 910 Line

Intel today announced its latest entry into the world of PCIe SSDs: the Intel SSD 910 Series. The Intel SSD 910 is offered in 400 GB and 800 GB capacities and is designed for post-deployment server storage upgrades. This SSD series uses Intel’s High Endurance Technology and a triple-layer stack of 25nm MLC NAND Flash memory. The drives [...]