GELID Tranquillo GELID Solutions has announced the “Tranquillo” CPU Cooler, targeting mainstream users. Measuring 74 x 125 x 153mm and weighing 645g, it comprises of 4 copper heat pipes fused to a copper base and aluminium heatsink. Read more…
Noctua NH-D14 Barely a week after the introduction of NF-P14 FLX 140mm fan, Noctua has unveiled a new CPU cooler, the NH-D14, aimed at overclockers and silent enthusiasts. Measuring 160 x 140 x 158mm and weighing 900g, the nickel plated cooler features six copper heatpipes, a copper base and a dual radiator aluminum heatsink which
Sony Ericsson has officially announced their new XPERIA X10 mobile phone that uses the new UX platform which promises superb user experience. The X10 will be available in first quarter next year. No pricing details available though.
MB882SP-1S-2B Icy Dock has unveiled the MB882SP-1S-2B, a user friendly 2.5″ to 3.5″ SATA & SSD HDD converter which allows users to install 2.5” SATA or SSD HDD onto their PC easily. Measuring 145 x 101 x 25mm and weighing 163g, the lightweight plastic converter is able to support transfer speeds of up to 3Gb/sec. Read
According to Digitimes, AMD is making several changes to its CPU schedules, particularly corresponding to the Phenom II line. Phenom II X4 910 and 945 are EOL already. AMD will stop taking orders for a whole raft of CPUs starting Q1 2010. These CPUs will be currently existing steppings of Phenom II X4 925, 965,
Samsung has announced its collaboration with Microsoft to encourage users to use power-efficient PCs – through the use of the new Windows 7 operating system and 40 nanometer (nm) class DDR3 DRAM. Read on for the full story.
NUDT’s Milky Way One China’s National University of Defense Technology has announced the “Milky Way One” supercomputer, the world’s 2nd petaflop supercomputer. Weighing a whopping 155 tons, Milky Way One consists of 103 refrigerator-like cabinets lined up over 1,000 square meters. Read more…
Enermax NAPPA in black Enermax has launched the NAPPA external HDD enclosure series for 2.5” HDD. Measuring 128 x 80 x 14mm, the NAPPA features an inner 1.1mm thick aluminium body encased in 0.8mm thick black or brown PU leather and USB 2.0 for external connectivity. Read more…
Thermaltak Element V Thermaltake has unveiled the Element V tower chassis, adding on to its Element series of gamer-centric performance tower cases. Measuring 532 x 220 x 537mm and weighing 14kg, the Element V features 12 drive bays (five 5.25″, six 3.5″ and one 2.5″), a top-side panel with four USB 2.0, one eSATA and
A Japanese website has leaked slides from a major presentation organized by AMD Japan. We have a roadmap with all details, not just CPU, but GPU, IGP, Chipset and entire platforms from AMD all the way till 2011 – for both Desktop and Notebooks. More next page.
Remember the mysterious “new” dual-GPU from EVGA/Nvidia? It is here, and there are no surprises. It is a combination of GTX 275 as the “GPU” and a GTS 250 as the PhysX Processor, “PPU”. More next page.
The Lenovo ThinkPad T400s has been raving with a lot of good feedbacks ever since it was launched a couple of months ago. We managed to get one in our test lab (but unfortunately its not the multi-touch version) to see how good it is to fit the busy road warriors.
Arctic RC Pro Swiss based Arctic Cooling has launched the Arctic RC Pro, its latest RAM cooler for both single and double sided DDR2 and DDR3 SDRAM modules. Measuring 126 x 76 x 1.5mm and weighing 74g, the aluminium cooler features long fins extended to 5cm and pre-applied “highly conductive” thermal pads for efficient heat
A forum member on Chinese website PCZilla has leaked some stunning images purpotedly rendered on a Fermi GPU. The images are close enough to photo-realistic and feature raytracing. Lighting and depth of field effects are particularly impressive, as are the facial hair and features. More next page.
Next up from Nvidia is the GT 240, based on the GT215. This is a 40nm, DX10.1, 96 SP product. We have discussed the GT 240 before, two weeks ago. While Expreview’s benchmarks are not available any longer, we can expect the the GDDR5 version GT 240 to perform around 9600 GT levels, maybe a
TSMC’s troubled 40nm process has once again hit yield issues. When RV740 (HD 4770) first released in Q2 2009, availability remained poor due to troubled yields reported to be as low as 20-30%. By July, the 40nm yield had improved to a respectable 60%. Today, the main 40nm products are AMD’s Juniper and Cypress dies.
Yesterday evening, HTC launched their new Andriod-powered Tattoo and also announced their global “Quietly Brilliant” branding campaign. There were two flash mobs in Singapore last weekend to roll out the manufacturer’s first global advertising “YOU” campaign.
With some misinformation on the web for the past few days, MSI today has officially unveiled the Big Bang Trinergy that supports 3-way SLI on Intel P55 Express chipset. This cool board sports other goodness like Creative EAX ADVANCED HD 5.0 support, 100% Hi-c Caps, OC Dashboard, DrMOS and the 1 second overclock utility OC Genie.
Buffalo LinkStation WXL/R1 NAS Buffalo Japan has launched its latest server product, the LinkStation WXL/R1 NAS server. Measuring 86 x 127 x 204mm, it features 2 bays with pre-installed drives with capacities of 1TB, 2TB and 3TB. With support for RAID 0 and RAID 1 modes, the LinkStation WXL/R1 has gigabit interface (supports transfer speeds
Noctua NF-P14 FLX Noctua had unveiled its 1st 140mm fan, the NF-P14 FLX, adding on to its lineup of high performance fans for enthusiasts. Like its 120mm cousin (NF-P12), the new NF-P14 FLX also sports a “psycho-acoustically optimised nine blade impeller with Vortex-Control Notches” for silent operation. Read more…