NEWS

March 2nd, 2012, 9:47 AM

Swiss Overclocker Sets DDR3 Speed Record

With an ample supply of liquid nitrogen chilling his components to -197c, Swiss Overclocker Christian Ney has shattered the world record for DDR memory frequency pushing his G.Skill Extreme RipjawsZ RAM to 3,736 MHz. Before Mr. Ney’s successful attempt the previous record stood at 3,600 MHz. “It was a lot of fun while tweaking G.Skill memory,” [...]

March 2nd, 2012, 9:25 AM

Sharkoon Introduces Gaming Lineup

CeBIT 2012 for Sharkoon is all about Gaming: The accessory specialist presents a new lineup of mice, mouse pads and keyboards for PC Gamers. The flagship under the new input devices is the Sharkoon DarkGlider Mouse. Under a matte black rubberized surface and grip, the latest version of the Avago ADNS-9500 laser sensor operates at [...]

March 1st, 2012, 11:13 AM

First Laptop with 4.16GHz Clock Speed Unveiled – MSI GT780DX

Have you ever seen a high-performance notebook computer packing Intel’s top-of-the-line Core i7 Extreme Edition with overclocking that blazes along at more than 4GHz? Have you ever experienced the superfast performance of a quad core gaming laptop that transfers files in less than half the time? Only the MSI GT780DX laptop, on display for a [...]

March 1st, 2012, 11:03 AM

Intel Confirms then Redacts Details of Ivy Bridge Lineup

Intel posted details of its entire Ivy Bridge desktop lineup early this morning, in a PDF file. That file could be found online early this morning, but has since been redacted (it can be seen with a google cache). Below are excerpts from that file which should interest all of you: What do you think?

March 1st, 2012, 10:49 AM

MSI’s New G Series Gaming NBs Unveiled Steal spotlight at CeBIT 2012

Focused on developing its own high tech brand name, MSI Notebook’s steady stream of innovations has enabled it to break one world record after another. For example, MSI G Series gaming notebook computers that were tested at the recent IDF Forum organized by Intel in Beijing racked up over 20,000 points on the PC Mark [...]

February 29th, 2012, 12:13 PM

Massive Layoffs at Blizzard

Blizzard announced today that it was laying off 600 employees, though its CEO said that the majority of those laid off were not directly involved in game development. CEO Mike Morhaime stressed the impact on current projects would be minimal, he said the company plans to ship Diablo 3, Blizzard DOTA, as well as expansions for Starcraft [...]

February 29th, 2012, 10:07 AM

The Pirate Bay Transitions to Magnet Links

In what some are calling an “end of an era”, and the site’s proprietors a non-noticeable change, The Pirate Bay has eschewed torrents for good in favor of magnet links. TPB first announced its intent to transition to magnet files this past January. With a magnet links users would download the torrent tracker file from [...]

February 29th, 2012, 9:38 AM

Microsoft to Seed Windows 8 Developers, Device Makers with Test PCs Powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 Mobile Processor

NVIDIA confirmed today that it is working with Microsoft on a program to distribute Windows 8 test PCs to software developers and device manufacturers powered by the Tegra®3 quad-core mobile processor with 4-Plus-1™ architecture. This seeding program enables these parties to create a rich ecosystem of apps and devices for Windows 8 on ARM-based processors. [...]

February 29th, 2012, 9:27 AM

ADATA Launches New Ultra-Rugged Portable Hard Drive

ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash Storage application products, today announced the introduction of the DashDrive™ Durable HD710 portable hard drive. The DashDrive family is the newest addition to the company’s impressive lineup of storage devices, signifying mobile, rapid, and dependable data access. The housing of the HD710 is [...]

February 29th, 2012, 9:11 AM

Lancool Announces New Mid-Tower Chassis – PC-K65

Lancool, a manufacturer of mid- to high-end computer chassis, announces their new mid-tower PC chassis – PC-K65 – designed for ATX, Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX motherboards. Equipped with 2 modular HDD racks, the Lancool PC-K65 supports up to six 3.5-inch HDDs and four 2.5-inch HDDs or SSDs, which can be set to face forward or backward. For those [...]