NEWS

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 [...]

April 20th, 2012, 10:32 AM

ASUS Debuts the SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard

ASUS has introduced a new addition to their acclaimed TUF series of motherboards, the SABERTOOTH Z77, based on the latest Intel 3rd Generation Ivy Bridge processors and Z77 Chipset. The TUF Series’ commitment to provide users a stable computing experience is built on strong foundations, starting with military-grade components to ensure long-lasting quality and reliability. [...]

April 20th, 2012, 10:10 AM

ASUS Announces the GeForce GTX 680 DirectCU II TOP

The ASUS GeForce GTX 680 DirectCU II TOP graphics card delivers a true flagship product for dedicated PC gamers and performance enthusiasts. The TOP-selected 28 nm NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 GPU has been overclocked by ASUS to 1201 MHz to boost frame rates in games, offering users 143 MHz over reference. Its ASUS-designed DirectCU II [...]

April 19th, 2012, 3:03 PM

AMD’s First Quarter Results Beat Expectations

The results from this past quarter could be the first sign that AMD’s new CEO’s plan of management reorganization and shedding its chip fabrication plants is paying off. While posting a loss of $592 million in Q1, the company did enjoy higher than expected revenue due to increased operating income. “AMD delivered solid results in [...]

April 19th, 2012, 1:47 PM

In the Procedure of Acquisition, Facebook Shows What its Worth

Earlier this month Facebook acquired the photo-sharing and manipulation service Instagram for $1 billion, according to reports, split 70-30 in stock and cash. From this number, The New York Times has extrapolated that Facebook is pegging its share value at $30 and corporate value at approximately $75 billion. However, The New York Times is also [...]

April 19th, 2012, 12:25 PM

Digitimes: 32 Windows 8 Tablets Expected in 2012

According to a report by Digitimes, 32 Windows 8 based tablets will be available from first party vendors by the end of 2012. This mass release of tablets is part of a plan to push the global market share of the iPad down to 50% by the end of 2013. Digitimes reports that noted vendors [...]

April 19th, 2012, 11:09 AM

Gainward Officially Launches 4 GB GeForce GTX 680 Phantom, A “Dark Chilled Demon”

As the leading brand in enthusiastic graphics market, Gainward, introduces its Phantom series with 4GB on board memory for GeForce GTX 680 – Gainward GeForce GTX 680 Phantom 4GB. With great success of the Gainward GeForce GTX 680 Phantom and the Gainward GeForce GTX 580 Phantom 3GB, the Gainward GeForce GTX 680 Phantom 4GB brings [...]

April 18th, 2012, 9:36 AM

NVIDIA Posts Teaser of Upcoming Graphics Card

In a world of social media obsession, it shouldn’t be a surprise that NVIDIA chose Facebook to air the first pictures of an upcoming graphics card whose title and market position will remain unknown…for now.  Earlier today, we were tipped off by a number of eager beavers…errr….members about a post NVIDIA made to their official [...]

April 18th, 2012, 9:23 AM

Cooler Master Launches Value Oriented Extreme 2 PSU Series

Cooler Master unveiled Wednesday a new line of power supplies that the company says will deliver “world-class” reliability and performance without costing a pretty penny. “The Extreme 2 Series features world-class safeguards that consist of multiple over power protections which help prevent unfortunate home electrical issues from reaching your computer system’s vital components, ” Cooler [...]