ASUS ROG GTX 780 Poseidon Platinum tested and reviewed
For today's review we test the ROG GeForce GTX 780 Poseidon Platinum edition from ASUS. Its massive cooler that can be air-cooled, but you may also connect it to a liquid cooling loop. You get to decide how to use it. Even on air the card remains quiet and keeps temperatures under 70 Degrees C. This GeForce GTX 780 Ti is part of the Republic of Gamers lineup and will feature DIGI+ VRM, highly-durable black metallic capacitors and the DirectCU H20 cooler which combines air and liquid cooling to allow for better performance and quieter operation.
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Core i7 "Haswell-E" Engineering Sample Surfaces
Intel’s replacement for Ivy Bridge-E and Sandy Bridge-E will have eight cores and a 3GHz clock speed. Intel is expected to launch Haswell-E sometime in the third quarter of 2014. Haswell-E will feature 8 cores clocked at 3GHz and will be based on the 22nm process node as Ivy Bridge-E. At launch Intel is understood to be intending to ship two versions of the chip: an “X” ,or extreme edition of the chip, as well as a “K” edition.Read more
NVIDIA G-Sync review
We review Nvidia GSYNC. G-Sync eliminates the problems that come with VSYNC both on and off. Meaning no more Sync stuttering and that dreaded demon of them all, Screen tearing. G-Sync basically is a technology made compatible with a G-Sync module and software. And that symbiosis honestly is a touch of magic.
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Monster Digital Advanced Series USB OTG Flash Drives
Recognizing the need for a faster, more secure solution for backing-up and transferring smartphone and tablet content without using Wi-Fi or the cloud, Monster Digital has released the Advanced Series of dual connector Mobile USB OTG Flash Drives. Monster Digital is a leading innovator and provider of premium quality memory and storage solutions, specializing in the rapidly growing flash based memory category.Read more
PCI-SIG Announces PCI Express M.2 Specification Revision 1.0
PCI-SIG, the organization responsible for the widely adopted PCI Express (PCIe) industry-standard input/output (I/O) technology, today announced the release of the PCIe M.2 Specification Revision 1.0 to its members. A next-generation form factor for ultra-light and thin platforms, the latest M.2 architecture increases design flexibility to support high-end performance and enhanced data rates for power-constrained platforms. In addition, it enables the higher integration of functions onto a single form factor module solution.Read more
Eye-Fi's Mobi Magic Now Available on the Desktop
Eye-Fi, the global leader in wireless memory cards, is announcing a beta Windows desktop receiver for the Mobi card. The Eye-Fi Mobi card will now instantly transfer directly to the desktop, extending the simple camera-to-mobile photo and video transfer users love. With pricing yet to be announced, Eye-Fi's new desktop receiver for Windows will be free to all customers during beta and gives Mobi users more choice in where their high-quality photos can be transferred, stored and shared. Mobi users will now have the option to transfer to mobile for on-the-go sharing or to the desktop for greater archiving and editing ability -- all without the hassle of wires or any delay in showing off their best photos whenever and however they want.Read more
Microsoft Might make Windows RT and Windows Phone free?
Over at The Verge they are saying that Microsoft might make its Windows Phone and Windows RT operating systems available free of charge to device maker in order to be able to better compete with Google's Android. While nothing is set in stone yet, the move may arrive with the introduction of the "Threshold" range of updates for Windows. According to the report, the decision to axe license fees for the mobile versions of Windows would be backed by a push for revenue from Microsoft's apps and services.Read more
AMD talks about ARM-based Seattle server chip
AMD is is talking and sharing details a bit about "Seattle", a future chip that will be AMD's first ARM-based Opteron processor. Seattle will use the ARMv8 architecture and will aim at the low-power server market. Full details over here.Read more
Introducing: Groupon's New Delivery System
Groupon's answer to Amazon's Drone delivery system! :-D
Corsair releases White editon Carbide Air 540
Corsair announced that one of my favorite evar chassis, the Carbide Series Air 540 mid-tower PC Case, is now available in arctic white in addition to the previously available black and steel silver colors. The Air Series 540’s innovative high-airflow layout and striking looks have won it over 40 awards from top PC reviewers worldwide.Read more
EVGA Launches GeForce GTX 780 Ti Classified K|NGP|N Edition
Introducing the ultimate overclocking graphics card on the planet – the EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Classified K|NGP|N Edition! EVGA is taking the 780 Ti to a whole new level with this redesigned graphics card, designed for the hardcore enthusiast. This card is the final answer in the search for the greatest overclocking graphics card on the planet.Read more
OCZ Launches the Intrepid 3000 Series Enterprise Solid State Drives
OCZ today introduced its next-generation Intrepid 3000 Series of enterprise-class SATA III-based SSDs delivering the industry's best sustained performance and consistent I/O responses. As the series supports storage capacities up to 800 GB, Intrepid 3 represents OCZ's highest performing and largest capacity enterprise SATA SSDs to date. Leveraging the Everest 2 Platform, a combination of the Marvell 88SS9187 controller with OCZ's proprietary firmware, the new series features advanced flash management and endurance capabilities that extend NAND flash life and enhance drive reliability, all supported by a 5-year warranty.Read more
BitFenix Releases Flo Headphones
BitFenix todat announced a brand-new audio lineup to the BitFenix collection -- the Flo Headset. Combining studio-engineered sound with signature clean yet modern BitFenix design, Flo delivers the audio you need at the PC and the styling you want on the road. By applying signature BitFenix design philosophy to the world of personal audio, BitFenix has created a PC headset that not only sounds good when listening at home, but is also stylish enough for wearing when out and about.Read more
GIGABYTE Z87X-UD7 TH Board now is Dual Port Thunderbolt 2 Certified
Gigabyte today announced official certification of the latest dual port Thunderbolt 2 technology on the GIGABYTE Z87X-UD7 TH motherboard. Code-named 'Falcon Ridge', the new Intel Thunderbolt 2 controller supports an incredible 20 Gb/s aggregated data transfer simultaneously across two channels per port.Read more
BenQ XL2411Z 24-Inch Gaming Monitor
BenQ has unveiled a new gaming monitor ‘XL2411Z’ to its line-up. Adopting BenQ’s latest Motion Blur Reduction technology, this new 24-inch TN LED-backlight monitor (144Hz refresh rate) provides 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 300 cd/m2 brightness.Read more
Steam Machines shipping December 13th
This Friday, yup Friday the 13th Valve will begin shipping prototype units of the Steam Machine to 300 lucky people. Those selected will be notified around 5PM (EST) today that they will soon receive a prototype machine for testing purposes. They will also be awarded a special badge on their Steam Community profile.Read more
Kingston Optional TCG Opal 1.0 Compliant SSD
Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced a version of its SSDNow KC300 that allows corporations and organizations the ability to manage the drive. The custom Kingston KC300 SSD is fully compliant with the Opal specification of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG).Read more
Plextor to Launch New Lineup of Solid-State Storage Solutions
Plextor, a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance digital media and storage devices, will introduce its new portfolio of consumer, enterprise and industrial storage solutions at a press conference in Las Vegas during the International Consumer Electronics Show.Read more