Although Core i5/i7 Lynnfield CPUs are out in the wild, it must be noted that Intel have so far refused to cut prices of previous-gen Core 2 processors. The Core ix line will be further advanced come January 2010 with the introduction of dual-core Clarkdale CPUs, branded Core i3/i5. However, Fudzilla reports that there are
Intel has once again found themselves in trouble with Antitrust authorities. Following closely after Intel’s unprecedented $1.45 billion fine by the EU, it is the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) who are set to file an official complaint. Intel responded by saying “Our business practices are lawful and (work) to the benefit of consumers.”
You have probably seen an article posted by Gizmodo listing 7 reasons to stick with Windows XP. Well, there are certainly some reasons for sticking with Windows XP and the one that really makes sense is if your current system is too old to support Windows 7. You may not meet the minimum system requirements
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.
Sony Ericsson has partnered with SingTel to jointly announced an exclusive promotion on the highly anticipated Satio, Aino and Yari mobile phones. With every purchase of the phone, consumers would get a gala premiere ticket to Michael Jackson’s This Is It screening (while stocks last).
Sapphire Vapor-X Cooler from Microloops Sapphire Technology, renowned for its Vapor-X lineup of high performance graphic cards based on VCT (Vapor Chamber Technology), has revealed that the coolers used on its Vapor-X cards had originated from Microloops. Read more…
According to Danger Den, its water block for AMD’s Hemlock is ready. Available now via its online store, the DD-5870-X2 is designed to fit all reference ATI 5870X2 video cards, covering both GPU, the bridge chip (between GPU), memory and the graphic card’s mosfets. According to rumors, Hemlock’s TDP (Thermal Design Power) is expected to
Chilean website CHW have published an intriguing interview of Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of Nvidia. Mr. Huang’s first lines in the interview are “Well, Nvidia is a software company”. JHH argues that Nvidia are much like Apple, in the way they are software companies making money by selling hardware. He goes on to talk about the
NZXT Gamma Mid Tower Case NZXT has announced the “gamercentric” Gamma mid tower case, targeted at the budget conscious. Measuring 190×448x508mm and weighing 6kg, the steel case features a meshed front panel for improved airflow and supports up to 6 120/140mm fans at the rear/top/side. More details next page…
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.
Apple has released new Mac commercials, though this time round the maker is seen as trying too hard to counter the new Microsoft Windows 7 operating system that was recently launched. Check out the videos on the next page.
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…
Patriot Gear Box NAS Adapter Patriot, well-known for its Signature line of high performance RAM, has launched the Gear Box NAS adapter, allowing users to convert any USB 2.0-connected flash drives/external storage into a NAS solution. Measuring 67mm (D) x 50mm (W) x 30mm (L) and weighing a mere 62gm, it features 2 USB 2.0
Fudzilla reports that ATI’s flagship Evergreen GPU, Hemlock, will release in late November, a few weeks later than expected. The product releasing first is rumoured to be branded ATI Radeon HD 5950. Such a branding would indicate a change in ATI’s previous “X2″ moniker. A HD 5950 would suggest a dual-5850 card. Fudzilla suggests samples
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
Today, ASUS has announced that selected PCs would be equipped with enhanced features to bring a better Windows 7 experience to its users. According to the manufacturer, all ASUS notebooks installed with Windows 7 will run the 64-bit versions of the operating system. Read on for the news release.
The base model of Intel’s upcoming Core i5 600 series based on Clarkdale, the Core i5 650, clocked at 3.2 Ghz and priced at $176, has been overclocked to a dizzying 4.7 GHz on air. The test was done on a Gigabyte P55 motherboard, cooled by Noctua NH-U12P in tandem with Coolink 120mm fan. The
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.
It is all news from Apple as a new lineup of iMac, Mac Mini and also Macbook. The new models comes with better hardware. Read on to find out more