August 9th, 2010, 9:00 AM

Gigabyte Open Overclocking Championship 2010 North American Regional Final Winners Revealed

  Just in case you missed our live coverage, the Gigabyte Open Overclocking Championship 2010 North American Final event took place this weekend on August 7th. After 90 minutes of setup and over 5 hours of non-stop overclocking involving Pifast, Wprime 8m, Super PI 8M, and MAXXMEM, two overclockers emerged victorious from the twelve who [...]

August 6th, 2010, 12:45 PM

Hardware Canucks Live From GOOC 2010 Regional Finals

The North American Regional Finals for the Gigabyte Open Overclocking Championship 2010 are set to get underway on August 7th, 2010 and Hardware Canucks will be there to cover it and see which overclocking stars will head off to battle it out in the global finals! Follow us as we bring you live event coverage [...]

July 27th, 2010, 11:54 AM

Rambus Claims Successful Patent Ruling Against NVIDIA

Rambus, a company well known for the aggressive protection of their intellectual property, has been successful in a patent investigation launched against NVIDIA in 2008. The investigation, headed by the US International Trade Commission, alleged that  NVIDIA, as well as its customers including Asus,  BFG, Biostar,  Diablotek Inc., EVGA, Giga-Byte, Hewlett-Packard, MSI, Palit, Pine Technology [...]

July 21st, 2010, 10:15 AM

GIGABYTE Announces GO OC 2010 North America Regional Final in California on August

GIGABYTE  is pleased to announce the regional finals of the 3rd annual GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship (GO OC 2010) are currently underway globally, with the North America Regional Final to be held at the Pacific Palm Golf Resort in City of Industry, California, U.S.A. on Saturday, August 7, 2010. The GO OC 2010 North America [...]

July 7th, 2010, 11:55 AM

Steam Hardware Survey June 2010 Update

Valve has released the details of its knowledgeable Steam Hardware Survey for June 2010 which polls from its user base of over 25 million users, and there are definitely some very interesting trends. First, we look at the entertaining topic of graphics card. Despite Intel holding over 55% of the global graphics market share,when it [...]

July 5th, 2010, 11:43 AM

GIGABYTE Announces 800 Series Overclocking Contest on HWBOT

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions today announced a new overclocking completion in conjunction with HWBOT.org called the GIGABYTE 800 Overclocking Contest. The contest comes at a time when the FIFA World Cup approaches its climax as the top teams vie for World Cup domination, [...]

July 5th, 2010, 11:04 AM

Best Buy Employee Suspended Over Comical iPhone 4 Video

The hit iPhone 4 vs HTC Evo video, a satire about Apple phone customers, has become the latest geeky Internet sensation, already making its way around the Hardware Canucks forum. Unfortunately, while nearly 3 million viewers (at the time of posting)  seem to enjoy it, Best Buy does not. Brian Maupin, the creator of the [...]

June 29th, 2010, 11:32 AM

DRAM Makers Agree to Antitrust Settlement in US

After being fined $408 Million for a price fixing scheme by the EU, last week six DRAM manufacturer’s have reached a settlement in a similar antitrust case with 33 US States. The six companies, Micron, NEC, Elpida, Hynix, Infineon and Mosel Vitelic  were a part of a group accused of participating in a price-fixing cartel [...]

June 24th, 2010, 1:01 PM

Intel Claims GPUs are Only 14x Faster

In most instances, a rival company candidly admitting that your product performs substantially better doesn’t exactly seem like bad press at all. In a technical paper presented by Intel, the company conceded that GPUs are faster than the traditional CPU, but only by 14 times. The thing is, NVIDIA claims that its current generation of [...]

June 18th, 2010, 12:30 PM

Chrome 6 Dev Build Showcases Extension Sync and Mac/Linux Support

Part of the Google business model is universal access, allowing users to retrieve their information from anywhere, on most anything and the new Beta Chrome browser builds on that. Utilizing the power of your Google account, Chrome 5.0 is currently able to sync bookmarks and browser settings no matter which computer you are on, and [...]