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Sunday, March 11, 2012

G.SKILL demonstrates the fastest quad channel memory

DDR3 2666 MHz 16 GB (4x4 GB)

DDR3 2666 MHz 16 GB (4x4 GB)<BR>

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.

Friday, March 9, 2012

RunCore Striking Successful New Deals at CeBIT 2012

RunCore is showing a strong presence at CeBIT 2012.

The world’s largest IT trade show proves to be a major success for RunCore. An unprecedented amount of distributors and system integrators turn to innovative SSD solutions from RunCore for their future storage demands. As a result RunCore reached new distribution agreements to broaden market availability all over Europe such as in Germany, the UK, France, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

ECS Z77H2-AX & Z77H2-A2X Golden Board Pictures

Supporting the 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor-based platform.

ECS Z77H2-AX & Z77H2-A2X Golden Board

At CeBIT, ECS unveiled the Z77H2-AX and Z77-H2-A2X, its top two motherboards based on the Intel Z77 chipset, supporting "Ivy Bridge" Core processors in the LGA1155 package. But what ECS didn't reveal on the CeBIT floor, was that the drab-looking gray+white on black PCB color-scheme wasn't going on to the retail version. The retail versions of these two motherboards, pictured below, will employ a new black and gold color scheme.

Enermax Officially Launches DreamBass Genie

Solid Bass, Crystal Clear Sound, and Audio Separation

Enermax Officially Launches DreamBass Genie

ENERMAX is proud to announce the launch of its first portable USB audio & amplifier, DreamBass Genie. With the latest audio-remix technology, it turns your music into solid bass enhancement, full surround sound as if you are in live concert, and lets you redefine the real-stereo experience.

Crucial Adrenaline Solid State Cache Solution Now Available

Crucial Adrenaline Solid State Cache Solution

Earlier today Crucial announced the immediate availability of the Crucial Adrenaline Solid State Cache Solution.

Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, today announced the immediate availability of the Crucial Adrenaline Solid State Cache Solution for enhancing Windows 7-based PC performance. A simple upgrade that allows users to keep their existing hard drive, Crucial Adrenaline enables PCs to boot up to twice as fast and increases data access speeds by up to eight times. Crucial Adrenaline provides users with the best of both worlds: SSD-like performance with the high capacity of a traditional hard drive, all at an affordable cost.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

HTC Android handset sales banned in US



Apple wins patent case, but HTC has until April to fix infringement

Apple has won a legal case which, in theory, bans the sale of some HTC Android phones in the United States from April 2012.

According to the International Trade Commission's findings, the Taiwanese smartphone titan has infringed upon an Apple patent.

Firefox 9 release version begins to roll out

Firefox 9
Firefox 9 has begun to arrive for public consumption, appearing on various mirror sites and through some of the official channels and bringing a wealth of improvements to the plucky browser.

Although its popularity has been hit by the arrival of Google Chrome, Firefox will always have a special place in the hearts of technophiles as the browser that began to erode the Internet Explorer dominance.

Monday, December 19, 2011

AMD Radeon HD7770 “Cape Verde” Exposed, Features 28nm GCN Core Architecture

Details of AMD’s “Cape Verde” Chip based HD7770 have been leaked which include Specifications and Pictures. AMD had previously re-branded its Juniper based Mainstream cards “HD5770/HD5750″ as HD6770/HD6750, Their replacements would be based on the new GCN Core 28nm Architecture which would be an upgrade for AMD’s Mainstream Graphics Card lineup.

Friday, December 16, 2011

AMD Pulls Radeon HD 7970 Launch to December 22


In a surprising move, AMD pulled the launch date of Radeon HD 7970, a high-performance single-GPU graphics card based on the 28 nm Tahiti silicon, up to December 22, 2011; from its earlier launch date of January 09, 2012. The January date was a lot more than speculation, as older presentation slides from AMD to distributors and retailers talked specifically about it. The move to pull December 22 (next Thursday) spices things up in the run up for CES. First, it gives AIB partners full freedom to show off their custom-design graphics cards at the event, along with full details about GPU specifications and clock speeds.

AMD Radeon HD 7970 Reference Board Design Detailed, Single Slot Capable - Finally!

AMD Radeon HD 7970

AMD Radeon HD 7970 launch is just around the corner. Ahead of its launch, AMD conducted its usual press briefing. DonanimHaber has access to some of the slides shown in that meeting. Earlier this day, we brought you perhaps the most important of them all, specifications. Let's take a look at the reference board design itself. AMD is sticking to the black+red colour scheme, and has come up with a swanky new cooling assembly design. The design, unlike those of higher-end Radeon HD 6000 series graphics cards, is surprisingly curvy and features dashes of red plastic making up its contours, surrounded by tougher black ABS.

Radeon HD 7970 Raw Specs Leaked


If slide leaked on Orb-Hardware is to be believed we GPU consumers are in for a pretty big treat in the next month or so. The slide shown below states that the AMD 7970 will have a default core clock speed of 925MHz and a whopping 3 GB of GDDR5 memory.

Zalman Intros CNPS20LQ CPU Cooler

Zalman Intros CNPS20LQ CPU Cooler

Zalman took its first dip into water cooling after a while, with the CNPS20LQ, a self-contained (closed loop) CPU cooler. Designed and made originally by Asetek, a well-established brand name in OEM water cooling solutions, the CNPS20LQ uses a single-fan (dual-fan capable) radiator design. Its radiator measures 120 (W) x 158 (L) x 25 (H) mm. The radiator houses a small reservoir. The block houses a pump, which draws power from standard 4-pin CPU power header, and supports PWM control.

26 December Launch Date for AMD A8-3870K and A6-3670K Black Edition

 AMD A8-3870K and A6-3670K Black Edition
December thru January looks to be a busy time for AMD. Along with a few new graphics products, AMD will launch new CPUs and APUs. The company has chosen December 26 to launch its A8-3870K and A6-3670K Black Edition "Llano" accelerated processing units (APUs) in the FM1 package, which feature unlocked base clock multipliers for the processor component, making overclocking a breeze. In two of its presentation slides to distributors, it unveiled the swanky new box art of these unlocked APUs.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

ADATA Intros S396 30 GB Value SSD

ADATA - SSD in its 300 Series

ADATA introduced a new value consumer SSD in its 300 Series, the S396 30 GB. Built in the conventional 2.5-inch form-factor, the drive makes use of the SATA 3 Gb/s interface. The drive offers sequential read speeds of up to 280 MB/s, up to 250 MB/s sequential write speeds, and up to 44,000 IOPS 4K random write performance. If those speeds hold up, the ADATA S396 30 GB should make for a decent entry-level SSD. Unfortunately, we don't have a price at hand.

Build a Cooler, Faster PC with the Revolutionary Lian Li PC-100 Case

 Lian Li PC-100 Case

Experienced case maker Lian Li has unveiled a radical rethink of the PC case, the new PC-100. The PC-100 is a long overdue redesign of the traditional PC chassis that improves cooling, prolongs component life, and saves space. This beautiful and compact mid tower case is roomy enough for the longest graphics cards and largest E-ATX/XL-ATX/ATX motherboards, thanks to its innovative layout. It is also remarkably easy to assemble without tools. Lian Li's innovative PC-100 is a breath of fresh air for the stagnant PC case market.

MSI Intros the X79A-GD45 (8D) LGA2011 Motherboard Supporting 128 GB of RAM

MSI X79A-GD45 (8D) LGA2011 Motherboard Supporting 128 GB of RAM

Taiwanese company MSI has today unveiled the eight DIMM version of its X79A-GD45 motherboard released last month. This new, module-enriched board is called X79A-GD45 (8D), it supports LGA2011 (Sandy Bridge-E) processors, and, according to MSI, can handle up to 128 GB of RAM (G.Skill will need to take notice).

Lenovo IdeaPad U300s Up For Pre-Order, Already Back-Ordered

Lenovo IdeaPad U300s

Lenovo put its IdeaPad U300s ultrabook up for pre-order on its company online store. Soon enough, many buyers found themselves to have back-ordered it. The initial few waves of orders got December 19 as the expected shipment date, the rest will have to wait for at least another few weeks. Not only is the U300s back-ordered, but it's also that the winter break is falling in between that period. The only model available for orders is a 13.3-inch one powered by Intel Core i7 ULV processor, with up to 4 GB of memory and 256 GB of SSD storage. The fact that this $1999 model is being sold at a sweet web-price of $1499 could be driving the rush.

Microsoft Announces the Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 5000

Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 5000

Nokia BFF Microsoft has today revealed a new peripheral which caters to the typing needs of Windows, Android and iOS tablet owners, the Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 5000. This keyboard measures 165 × 355 × 13 mm, it features a sleek, Comfort Curve design (allowing for a more natural wrist posture), Bluetooth connectivity (range is up to 10 meters), and comes with a three-year warranty.

GammaTech Reveals the Durabook R13C Rugged Convertible Laptop

GammaTech Reveals the Durabook R13C Rugged Convertible Laptop

GammaTech Computer has just announced the Durabook R13C, its newest, fully rugged, convertible notebook which has managed to pass the Military Standard 810G certification for drop, shock, and spill protection, plus explosive atmosphere, salt, fog, and freeze/thaw standards.

INSIDE Secure to Provide NFC Technology and Products to Intel

INSIDE Secure, a leader in semiconductor solutions for secure transactions and digital identity, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) to provide the company with INSIDE's NFC products and technologies. The agreement marks a significant milestone for INSIDE Secure and the future of the NFC industry, helping move this emerging technology towards full-scale market adoption.

HP Rolls Out the X4000 and X5000 Wireless Laser Mice

WebOS-shedding PC company HP has now expanded its peripheral offer through the release of two new wireless mice, the X4000 and X5000. Both models measure 4.21" (L) x 2.64" (W) x 1.52" (H) and feature an ambidextrous design, a 1600 dpi laser sensor, 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity, an operating range of up to 30 feet, and a micro receiver which can connect up to five devices (to save precious USB ports).

HIS Develops Radeon HD 6450 with 2 GB of Memory and a PCIe x1 Interface

HIS Develops Radeon HD 6450 with 2 GB of Memory and a PCIe x1 Interface

Claiming to help owners of 'legacy systems', Hong Kong-based add-in board maker Hightech Information System (HIS) has constructed a Radeon HD 6450 card which is equipped with 2 GB of DDR3 memory and makes use of a PCIe x1 interface.

AMD 'Bulldozer' gets an Update from Microsoft.


Today Windows updater may have brought "Bulldozer" users a little surprise. A hotfix that increases the AMD flagship processors performance. As this "hotfix" is bleeding edge news any benchmarks have yet to be seen but this confirms Windows 7 was in fact hampering “Bulldozer” from performing at 100% in all prior benches. What percentage it was previously performing at has yet to be determined. Here is a small snippet from the Hotfix release notes.

Firm Thinks More Factors Than HDD Shortage Behind Intel's Reduced Q4 Revenue Forecast


Nomura Equity Research, an investment broker, recons that factors other than, and more significant than hard disk drive (HDD) shortage caused due to the recent Thailand floods affecting HDD manufacturing, are behind Intel's reduced Q4 forecast. Earlier this week, Intel shaved off close to a billion dollars from its Q4 Revenue Guidance, leveling the blame on HDD shortages, as HDD is a near-indispensable component in manufacture and assembly of a vast majority of PCs. Nomura Equity Research thinks "weak sell-through" is that other factor.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES and ARM Deliver Optimized SoC Solution based on ARM Cortex-A Series

GLOBALFOUNDRIES
GLOBALFOUNDRIES and ARM today revealed the latest advances in their longstanding collaboration to deliver optimized system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for ARM Cortex-A series processor designs using ARM Artisan advanced physical IP and GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ leading-edge process technologies. The companies announced the industry’s first test chip based on a dual-core Cortex-A9 processor operating at frequencies of more than 2.5GHz. In addition, a 20nm tape out using GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ Technology Qualification Vehicle (TQV) was also announced for SoCs based on Cortex-A9 processors.