Spire Launches the RIDGE Series PC Chassis
A press-release from Spire just arrived, they announed their RIDGE Series PC Chassis. The Ridge series are quality ATX form factor PC enclosures with contemporary looks. This middle/small tower structure is simply functional and affordable. The clean and minimal looks make the Ridge series fit right into your home interior. External connectivity made simple through the in front concealed USB3.0/2.0 and HD Audio ports. The internal structure enables flexible and neat assembly. Sufficient cooling through the multiple fan space positions in the front, side and rear of the chassis. (fans not pre-installed) The Ridge series ATX chassis are supported with our 2 year warranty and service program.Read more
Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Costs About $256 to Build
It is always funky to see what a device initially is costing to produce with the knowledge that you know what you pay for in the stores. The Galaxy S5, Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, costs about $256 to build according to a teardown analysis by market research firm IHS. The device sells for $660 without a contract, implying a gross margin for Samsung of about 60 percent.Read more
ASUS ROG GeForce GTX 760 Striker review
We review the all new ASUS GeForce GTX 760 Striker edition, this mainstream graphics card has been made high-end. The card 11-inch long card will come with 4GB of graphics memory and an 8-phase power design with a MOS heatsink. Clock frequencies you can expect the card to launch at a 1150 MHz Boost clock frequency with a memory clock at 6008 MHz (affective data-rate).
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Buffalo WMR-433 Dual-Band WiFi Router
Buffalo is set to drop their latest dual-band WiFi router, the WMR-433. Corresponding to the ‘Draft 11ac’ (the new standard for Wireless LAN IEEE802.11ac), this ultra-compact WiFi router (45mm x 45mm x 15mm / 19g) is equipped with one Internet LAN port, a WPS button, a micro-USB port for power supply and supports for dual-band WiFi access point (2.4GHz – 150Mbps and 5GHz – 433Mbps).Read more
ZALMAN Upgrades Reserator 3 MAX Dual Liquid CPU Cooler
Okay, so everybody should know by now that I am not a fan of this cooler series at all as the performance is too shy and the noise too high, that said. Zalman announced the Reserator 3 MAX Dual liquid CPU cooler. Improving upon the Reserator 3 MAX released last year, the Reserator 3 MAX Dual bolsters performance drastically by utilizing a large 240mm Radiator compared to the smaller 120mm radiator size of its smaller brother. The Reserator 3 MAX Dual features the classic ZALMAN Omega heatsink structure, reborn and updated in its current form for the most effective radiator use in closed loop liquid cooling solutions. Enhanced with 240mm radiator capacity, the Reserator 3 MAX Dual will feature unparalleled performance with whisper quiet acoustics.Read more
Alien: Isolation video shows off 1970s tech
To stay faithful to the original source, Alien: Isolation takes a retro look to the future with a design aesthetic which developer Creative Assembly describes as lo-fisci-fi. It's clunky, it's chunky, it's push-button and analogue. There are no phasers or lasers, and the smartest weapons you find may be tied together with duct tape and string. A world very much of CRT not LCD, Alien: Isolation may be set in the future but it's very much baked in the past.
Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger. Fifteen years after the events of Alien, Ellen Ripley's daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother's disappearance. As Amanda, you will navigate through an increasingly volatile world as you find yourself confronted on all sides by a panicked, desperate population and an unpredictable, ruthless Alien. Underpowered and underprepared, you must scavenge resources, improvise solutions and use your wits, not just to succeed in your mission, but to simply stay alive.
HIS Announces R9 295X2
Hightech Information System today proudly announces the HIS R9 295X2 Liquid Cooler 8GB. HIS R9 295X2 Liquid Cooler 8GB is the world's fastest graphics card engineered for ultimate performance. Its features the Next Generation CrossFire support for up to 5 GPUs with no interconnect bridge required. It's designed with the latest technologies, all metal construction and features two R9 290X GPUs, which provides an all-round graphic experience to all users.Read more
Download GeForce 337.61 Beta Driver
Nvidia released a GeForce 337.61 Beta Hotfix driver. Some small bugs have been fixed and next to that is is ploniging on the 337.50 driver with reduced game-loading times and significant performance increases across a wide variety of games. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration.
Panasonic BN-SDWBP3 is a WiFi-Enabled SD Card Reader
Clever, a SD Card reader that is wireless. Panasonic is to release their WiFi-enabled SD card reader, the BN-SDWBP3. Measuring only W90mm x D56mm x H9.7mm and weighing about 47g, this business card size card reader comes with NFC pairing function, an SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot, a built-in 690mAh Lithium-ion battery and WiFi connectivity.Read more
Toshiba Releases Fastest Ever microSD Memory Cards do 260 MB/s
Toshiba introduced the world's fastest microSD memory cards. The new cards are the first in the industry to comply with the UHS-II interface standard, the ultra high speed serial bus interface defined in the SD Memory Card Standard Ver. 4.20. Available in 32 GB and 64 GB capacities, Toshiba's new microSD memory cards offer the fastest transfer rates available, are UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) enabled, and allow high-quality 4K video capture at constant minimum write speeds of 30 MB/s. This means that 4K2K video, live broadcast and content can be recorded on high-performance cameras.Read more
TRENDnet Powerline 500 Wireless Kit
TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces the availability of the Powerline 500 Wireless Kit, model TPL-410APK, which extends a home wireless network using existing electrical lines. The included TRENDnet Powerline adapters (TPL-406E + TPL-410AP) auto-connect out of the box over a pre-encrypted Powerline signal.Read more
Eurocom Electra 2 15.6-Inch Notebook
Eurocom is now launching the thin and light, 15.6" Electra 2 Notebook computer with TPM 1.2 hardware data encryption, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M graphics and 4th generation Intel Core i7 and i7 Extreme processors with 5 hours of battery life.Read more
Aerocool Offers QS-101 and QS-102 Slim PC Cases
Aerocool Advanced Technologies, one of world's leading manufacturers of excellent gaming PC gear, presents two new members of the PGS-Q chassis series. Unlike the other PGS-Q models, both the QS-101 and QS-102 are slim desktop PC cases, which can be used for modern office computers or compact home theatre PCs (HTPC). Depending on the individual taste and environment, both chassis can be placed either horizontal or vertical, thanks to the supplied stand.Read more
MSI Photo's Haswell Refresh-motherboard for gamers
MSI released a series of photo's from their upcoming motherboards within their gaming series of motherboards, this likely is the Z97 chipset but MSI will not confirm that for obvious resons. Amongst the motherboards is a mini-ITX board with AC WIFI. MSI released the photo's after a website posted some leaked photo's ahead of schedule.Read more
Lenovo A540 AIO Desktop and New B, G and Z Series Laptops
Lenovo today introduced several new PCs starting with the Lenovo A Series A540 AIO desktop built for families and equipped with the latest audio and video features for enjoying digital content. Lenovo also introduced the B50 laptop for small businesses with a balance of essential technologies and affordability; the essential G50 laptop for general computing; and the Z40 and Z50 entertainment-focused laptops.Read more
Sony Electronics releases Full 4K Ultra HD TV Line-up
Sony Electronics continues to expand its robust 4K ecosystem by announcing today pricing and availability for its new BRAVIA 4K Ultra HD TV Line-up, a new 4K media player and new 4K content options. The new line-up of 4K Ultra HD TVs offers a 4K option for virtually any consumer, and are all optimized to support 4K content from Video Unlimited 4K, Netflix and more.Read more
AOC i2473Pwm 24-Inch Full HD Monitor released
AOC has introduced another one of its upcoming Full HD monitor, the i2473Pwm. Adopting an IPS panel, this new 24-inch flicker-free LED-backlit monitor provides 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 250 cd/m2 brightness.Read more
Plextor M6e PCI Express SSD Gets review and is tested
We review the all new Plextor M6e PCI Express SSD. A M2 Express SSD on a daughter-board. basically in this article you will learn all about what will be a hip thing on the Intel Z97 chipset. See PCIe M2 breaks away from the SATA3 bottleneck, this SSD can reach performance up-to say 770 Mb/sec ! Designed and based on PCI Express 2.0 x4 slot, the newcomers are 128 GB, 256 GB ad 512 GB SSDs powered by a Marvell controller. 770 Mb/sec. Incredible numbers really, but is that performance across the board, or just here and there in certain conditions we figured ?
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