In our Availability Report from 11 days ago, we noticed a general increase in HD 5850 prices across the board. Fudzilla now reports that AMD have themselves increased the prices by $15 to $20, taking into account the excess demand. A quick check reveals that prices have increased by another $10 since our availability report
The most successful and longest selling Nehalem CPU, the Core i7 920, will finally be replaced in Q1 2010 by Intel. This move was previously expected with the introduction of Core i7 950 and 975XE and once again with the Core i7 960. The release of Lynnfield Core i7 860 was expected to cannibalize i7
MSI has introduced their latest CR610 laptop designed to offer amazing audio/video performance in a thin and light form factor. The 16-inch MSI incorporates the latest AMD Tigris platform, ATI Mobility Radeon HD4200, up to 500GB hard disk, DVD multi-drive and is preinstalled with Windows 7 operating system.
Scythe Katana 3 “Type A” (SCKTN-3000A) Scythe has unveiled 2 new “basic” CPU coolers based on the Katana 3 released in March 2009. Both coolers, measuring 94 x 108 x 143mm and weighing 495g, are similar in specifications and performance with the exception of their mounting systems. The Katana 3 “Type A” (SCKTN-3000A) is compatible
Ninite Folks over at Tomshardware has recommended a nifty utility called Ninite. It’s a software that allows users to “plunk” their favourite apps into 1 installer which will appear as a downloadable .exe file. Read more…
MSI has announced that their X-Slim series laptops (X340 and X600) have received WiMAX Forum Certification. In addition, the Taiwanese manufacturer has also claim to be the first to release a mini notebook capable of supporting WiMAX, in the form of Wind U120.
Nexus LOW-7000 R2 CPU Cooler Nexus has launched the LOW-7000 R2, its latest version of the low-profile LOW-7000 CPU Cooler with support for AM2/3 sockets. Measuring 138x123x70.3mm and weighing 475gm, the LOW-7000 R2 is designed for use in a HPTC.
The X420 is the latest addition to Samsung’s line of Windows 7 ready laptops and netbooks and is commercially available now. On top of that, the Korean manufacturer has also unveiled plans for freeWindows 7 upgrade to Home Premium edition for customers who purchased a laptop from 1 July.
Akasa Freedom Tower Thermal solution provider Akasa has launched its latest CPU cooler, the Freedom Tower. Measuring 160 x 120 x 65mm, the Freedom Tower is made up of high grade aluminium fins and four nickel plated copper heatpipes (with direct contact technology) for enhanced thermal conductivity and dissipation, dramatically reducing heat development. Read more…
EVGA have announced what looks like an exciting launch for a new dual-GPU Nvidia card. The launch date is set to 30th October, so that pretty much rules out a Fermi dual GPU board (barring true miracles). There’s a riddle, which should hint what this “new” dual-GPU card is all about. Bright Side of News
Acer has announced their latest 15.6-inch Aspire laptop that offers users a 3D view without the need of special glasses, promising superior images on gaming and movie watching. Best of all, you can turn the 3D effect off with a touch of a button.
A Ultra X4 Modular Power Supply Ultra Products has unveiled its Ultra X4 series of Modular Power Supplies, adding on to its lineup of high performance PSUs. Hitting retails stores in late October, the Ultra X4 series features a wide range of wattage (from an average 500W to a whopping 1600W) to cater to a
The Megahalems Rev.B Taiwan based Prolimatech has launched the Megahalems Rev.B, adding on to its “Mega” (Megahalem and Mega Shadow) lineup of high performance thermal solutions. Measuring (L)130mm X (W)74mmX (H)158.7mm, the Megahalems Rev.B weighs in at 790g and has support for the new Intel LGA1156 socket, a feature not supported by its predecessor (the
Expreview reports the rather quiet introduction of Intel’s fastest non-Extreme CPU – the Core i7 960. It is a direct replacement for the Core i7 950, and takes over the $562 price point, shared with the Core i7 870. The Core i7 960 is clocked at 3.2 GHz, the same as the previous flagship Core
Fudzilla confirms that the cheaper Clarkdale-based Core i3 and Pentium G6950 CPUs will also release on January 3rd, the same day as the Core i5 series. The biggest difference between the Core i3 and the Core i5 series is that Core i3 lacks Turbo mode. The two models are Core i3 530 and Core i3
Today, Canon announced their new EOS-1D Mark IV digital SLR camera designed for photojournalists, sports and events photographers. In Singapore, the manufacturer held an event and treated the local media a hands-on of the new product.
In a press release by Sony Japan, a 360-degree 3D display was revealed. This cool looking prototype device will be showcased in Digital Content EXP0 2009, held in Tokyo. Read on to find out more
Sony have introduced an affordable version of it’s Vegas Movie Studio at half the price of the Platinum edition – $39.95. This makes it an easy choice for any casual camcorder owner who would like to put together their footage in a powerful yet easy to use non-linear video editor. More next page.
Gartner says worldwide PC shipments have reversed a downward slump over the last three quarters. PC shipments over Q3 ’09 rose 0.5% over Q3 ’08, a significant improvement over the 5% and 6.5% declines in the previous two quarters, respectively. Gartner had previously predicted a 5.6% decline, in line with previous trend. However, they missed
Remotely controlled cars are not really something fresh before but for Appirion’s iDriver, it allows you to control your car just by using the iPhone’s accelerometer and the touchscreen buttons. More after the break