NEWS

April 23rd, 2012, 2:23 PM

AMD Moves to Quarterly HD 2000, HD 3000 and HD 4000 Driver Releases, Nixes Windows 8 Updates

Contrary to some rumors, AMD will not be discontinuing support for their legacy products.  Rather, a new Quarterly Driver Release schedule will be put into place. A few days ago, Hardware Canucks learned of rumors concerning a possible top to bottom discontinuation of support for AMD’s legacy products. After some investigation, Hardware Canucks uncovered the complete [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 2:10 PM

Rosewill Announces R5, the Sleeper Mid-Tower Gaming Case with Ultra-Cooling

Rosewill the award-winning brand for Computer Hardware just released the newest member of Rosewill gaming and performance computer case family, R5 Gaming Case. The R5 Gaming Case may not look like a showstopper from the outside, but when you take a closer look at the insides of this sleeping giant, it will hold its own [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 11:40 AM

Arctic Introduces the F PWM CO Series Case Fans

Arctic Cooling today introduced the F PWM CO (Continuous Operation) series case fans, available in 80 mm (F8 model), 92 mm (F9) and 120 mm (F12) editions. As “CO” suggests “Continuous Operation”, the F PWM CO Series is designed for 24/7 operating systems. To ensure efficient cooling performance during prolonged operation, the fan is made [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 10:43 AM

MSI Tops Gaming Benchmarks with its NVIDIA GTX 670M and Intel HM77-Equipped Notebooks

MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, uncages the GT70 and GT60, two mobile gaming beasts featuring Intel HM77 Chipset, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M graphics processing unit (GPU), Killer™ E2200 Game Networking, Steel Series backlit keyboard, and more. Designed with the serious gamer in mind, both units provide unmatched power [...]

April 22nd, 2012, 12:57 PM

Hayter Coy on Snake’s Return in New Metal Gear

It is uncertain whether Solid Snake will be making an appearance in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, according to the actor who lends his voice to the iconic super solider. When asked by Hardware Canucks at the Canadian Video Game Awards’ red carpet gala, David Hayter, the actor who voices Solid Snake said, “I have no [...]

April 22nd, 2012, 12:12 PM

Indie Games and Blockbuster Titles Sweep at Video Game Awards

An award-winning video game can come from a budget of frugality or profligacy, as last night’s Canadian Video Game Awards showed. Although two ‘blockbuster’ games, FIFA 2012, and Dues Ex: Human Revolution, took home the top awards for Game of the Year and Best Console game, respectively, Toronto-based indie studio Capybara Games took home five [...]

April 21st, 2012, 4:13 PM

Canadian Video Game Awards Liveblog

  See: Indie Games and Blockbuster Titles Sweep at Video Game Awards The Canadian Video Game Awards begin at 6:30 PM pacific, from the Vancouver Convention Centre. News Editor Sam Reynolds, and Vancouver based arts journalist Clinton Hallahan will be on the scene bringing you updates as the night progresses. Here we are, on the [...]

April 20th, 2012, 2:37 PM

HP to Build Printer Factory in China

The China Daily is reporting Hewlett-Packard has contracted Foxconn Electronics to open and operate a printer factory in the city of Chongqing, located in southwest China. HP CEO Meg Whitman is reported as saying that the recent merger between HP’s PC and printer it the reason the company wants to expand in China. CEO Whitman told the [...]

April 20th, 2012, 12:56 PM

Trinity and Brazos are on Their Way

Intel’s Ivy Bridge platform will have some competition this quarter, as AMD has announced their Trinity and Brazos APUs are now being shipped to manufacturers and distributers. AMD made this announcement in a quarterly earnings call Thursday afternoon, and a blog post made late that evening. AMD’s new Trinity chips, the successor to Llano, will [...]

April 20th, 2012, 12:25 PM

N-Control Launches Avenger Elite Gamepad

David Kotkin, the founder of N-Control, the company that manufactures and markets the Avenger Controller, an adapter for the PS3 and Xbox 360, today announced the launch of the Avenger Elite. The company’s new product is expected to be popular with gamers worldwide. The Avenger Elite is expected to be released at the end of [...]