NEWS

June 7th, 2012, 5:00 AM

Acer Introduces New Aspire V5 Series Notebooks in Canada

Acer Canada today announced the Aspire V5 series, a new range of thin and light notebooks for students and budget-conscious consumers looking for impressive performance, style and full-featured mobility. The Aspire V5 Series are 30 percent slimmer than previous value-based notebooks, making them extremely easy to handle on the go. Available in two display sizes, the [...]

June 6th, 2012, 12:49 PM

AMD Launches Brazos 2.0

Welcoming the world to the “age of acceleration”, AMD launched its new E-series APU – known as Brazos 2.0 – at a press conference at Computex hosted by CEO Rory Read and AMD’s general manager of global business units Lisa Su. “In 2011, we showed the industry you could get discrete-level GPU power in a [...]

June 6th, 2012, 10:11 AM

G.SKILL Shows Off “Largest & Fastest ” DDR3 Memory System at Computex

G.SKILL just dropped a note in the HWC mailbox letting us know that they are showing off a machine at Computex that has a whopping 96GB of system memory. Of course this memory is the latest and greatest G.SKILL has to offer on a top-tier motherboard: 96GB of RipjawsZ DDR3 1600MHz running nicely on a [...]

June 6th, 2012, 9:41 AM

ADATA Presents New Product Naming System at COMPUTEX

ADATA Technology today announced its new product naming system as well as a complete range of new storage products at COMPUTEX Taipei 2012. ADATA continues its role as an industry trend-setter with the introduction of new product series names that closely connect the company’s products to consumers’ daily lives. Concurrently, the booth theme “The Dash [...]

June 6th, 2012, 12:54 AM

MSI at Computex 2012

Computex 2012 is in full swing this week, and as expected MSI has a pretty significant showing. Check out these photos from their booths at the show.  

June 5th, 2012, 5:30 PM

Gigabyte Hypes Ultrabooks with GeForce GPUs

Most P.C gamers who want to game on the go expect to lug around a desktop replacement laptop: unwieldy mammoths that have power similar to a desktop. NVIDIA and Gigabyte have a solution to ameliorate this problem:  putting the GeForce GT 600M GPUs into Gigabyte’s latest Ivy Bridge powered Ultrabooks. Gigabyte first showed off some [...]

June 5th, 2012, 11:51 AM

Corsair Says Their PSU is World’s Most Advanced

A subpar power supply can be the Achilles heel of any P.C: even the most mighty machine can be brought to its knees with stability issues, or worse, components can fry from voltage irregularities. Such as there is a market for high end, enthusiast grade, components like motherboards, RAM, and videocards, there is a market [...]

June 5th, 2012, 10:45 AM

Corsair Releases ‘Dominator’ Platinum DDR3 Memory

Corsair, announced Monday the ‘Dominator’ Platinum range of DDR3 memory kits, a follow up to its original ‘Dominator’ memory kits launched in 2006 to coincide with the release of the Intel Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Quad chips from Intel. The new Dominator Platinum will be available in dual and quad-channel kits with 8GB, 16GB, [...]

June 5th, 2012, 12:01 AM

NVIDIA Launches Kepler Based GPU For Laptops

NVIDIA announced late Monday that it was brining Kepler to mobile platforms with the launch of the GeForce GTX 680M. Geared towards desktop replacement notebooks, and their thin and light ultrabook cousins, the GeForce GTX 680M appears to have nearly the equivalent power to the desktop GTX 670 — 1,344 graphics cores with a 256-bit [...]

June 4th, 2012, 12:26 PM

ASUS Shows Off First Windows RT Device

ASUS unveiled the first tablet running Windows RT (Windows on ARM) at their pre-Computex news conference on Monday afternoon. ASUS’ new tablet – called the ASUS Tablet 600 – is powered by NVIDIA’s quad-core Tegra 3 chip and comes equipped with a 10-inch display. According to press materials that are currently available, the tablet will [...]