NEWS

March 7th, 2012, 7:29 PM

Gigabyte Says it has “Claimed Number 1 Spot for Motherboard Durability”

This lovely press release from Gigabyte came through the Hardware Canucks news inbox today. Claiming number 1 spot for motherboard durability is certainly a brazen claim to make. Head over to the forums to discuss whether Gigabyte can live up to its claims.  GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today [...]

March 7th, 2012, 10:43 AM

G.SKILL Demos the Fastest Quad Channel Memory at CeBIT 2012

G.SKILL, the worldwide leading high performance memory designer, has shown the fastest quad channel memory at a whopping speed of DDR3 2666 MHz 16 GB(4 x 4 GB) with ASUS ROG RAMPAGE IV EXTREME motherboard and Intel Core i7-3960X processor at CeBIT 2012. To provide overclocking enthusiasts the best memory solution, G.SKILL R&D team is always dedicated [...]

March 6th, 2012, 5:13 PM

AMD Confirms Minor CPU Bug

AMD has confirmed the existence of a minor bug in some of its line of processors that could cause errors when executing code. The bug was first discovered by Matt Dillon, developer of the OS DragonFly BSD. In a blog post, Mr. Dillon said he discovered the bug – called a segmentation fault – by [...]

March 6th, 2012, 10:11 AM

At Future Shop, Playbook Outsells iPad

For the week of February 27 to March 2 RIM’s Playbook ruled supreme at Future Shop, outselling Apple’s iPad. The Canadian retailer announced the news in a March 2 tweet, which was met with a response of “Yay!” from RIM. RIM has aggressively cut the price of the Playbook, lowering the 16GB model to $199. [...]

March 6th, 2012, 9:37 AM

SteelSeries Introduces the Sensei [RAW] Gaming Mouse

Today, kicking off CeBIT 2012, SteelSeries, the leading manufacturer of premium-quality, competitive gaming peripherals, introduced the SteelSeries Sensei [RAW]. With best-in-class hardware like Omron switches, a pro-grade laser sensor and a CPI range from 90-5700, the SteelSeries Sensei [RAW] is designed to deliver the best in gaming performance. Its ambidextrous, all-grip design also features bright-white [...]

March 6th, 2012, 9:32 AM

Corsair Announces Availability of Accelerator Series Solid-State Cache Drives

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the availability of the Accelerator Series SSD cache drives. The Accelerator Series is designed for desktop PC users who want to give their Microsoft Windows based PC a dramatic performance boost with minimal cost and hassle. Corsair’s new [...]

March 6th, 2012, 9:25 AM

ZOTAC Starts CeBIT 2012 With Three New ZBOX mini-PCs

ZOTAC International, a global innovator of graphics cards, mainboards and mini-PCs, today starts CeBIT 2012 with three new mini-PCs in standard, nano and Blu-ray form factors. The new ZBOX ID82, ZBOX nano ID61 and ZBOX Blu-ray AD05 series mini-PCs are perfect matches for users seeking a powerful tower PC replacement, home theater PC or energy-efficient [...]

March 5th, 2012, 12:12 PM

AMD and GlobalFoundries Part Ways

AMD announced early Monday that it is divesting of its remaining stake in GlobalFoundries, the chip manufacturing partner that it had originally spun off in 2009. After AMD’s divests of its remaining stake of the company, 9%, GlobalFoundries will be wholly owned by Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Investment Company. AMD will be free to pursue [...]

March 5th, 2012, 1:21 AM

PowerColor Introduces PCS+ Along with HD7800 Series

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphic cards, today introduces the HD7800 series graphics solution and an overclocking edition, PCS+ HD7870, available at the same time. Equipped with new 28nm GCN architecture, PowerColor HD7800 series delivers cutting-edge efficiency and extraordinary performance with the support for vivid DirectX® 11.1 gaming. The PowerColor PCS+ HD7870 has [...]

March 2nd, 2012, 10:28 AM

Super Talent Introduces 2133 MHz Over-Clocked Quad-Channel DDR3

Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of NAND flash solutions, today announces the 2133 MHz Quadra kit, our fastest over-clocked quad-channel DDR3 kit to date. The Quadra series was designed to give PC enthusiasts the ultimate computing experience. These new 2133 MHz module enable our customers to take full advantage of the new 6-Core processor [...]