Zalman CNPS9900 MAX CPU Cooler
Zalman released the CNPS 9900 Max. The new CNPS 9900 Max comes with Zalman
Ultrasone Edition 10 $2,750 Headphones
OHGizmo reports that Ultrasone Edition 10 $2,750 Headphones made of .. well .. have a peek.
Call of Duty:Black Ops Single Player Trailer Teaser
FIA World Rally Championship Launch Trailer
Thrustmaster Launches the HOTAS WARTHOG Realistic Joystick
Thrustmaster, the innovative PC and console accessory brand, unveils their new flagship gaming product, the HOTAS WARTHOG
Radeon HD 6850 and 6870 Photo's surface
At a Chinese forum some photo's appeared on the upcoming Radeon HD 6850 and 6870. The products seem to be using the Bart Pro and XT GPUs. The final specification have not bee released on the we just yet but rumors state roughly 800 shader processors for the 6850 and 960 shader processors for the 6870.
The photos show a 6870 card that actually looks quite similar to the Radeon 5850. It seems to be equipped with two DVI ports, a HDMI port and two mini Display port connectors. That's five monitor connectors right there.
We 'think' these products are to be released in the week of 20 October, but that's a rumor of course.
FireStone Preamp and Big Joe IV review
FireStone Preamp and Big Joe IV review
Hailing from Taiwan, the Firestone audio company is starting to gain a lot of ground in the audio community. Looking through their current sonic line up we see audio components that seem to truly be designed for the desktop audio enthusiast offering big sound in a small footprint.
The word in the audio community is these guys don
Samsung Low-Power SLC 100 GB & 200 GB SSDs for Enterprise
There's a lot of news on the SSD front today. Samsung announced today that it is mass producing 100 and 200 gigabyte (GB) solid state drives (SSDs) for use as the primary storage in enterprise storage systems.
Lexar moves to SATA 6Gb/s with Crucial RealSSD C300 1.8 Series SSDs
Lexar Media introduced a 1.8" footprint version of the award-winning Crucial RealSSD C300 product line. The 1.8" profile, which is approximately 40% smaller than the standard 2.5" drive, provides an excellent solid-state storage option for the most portable products such as ultra-thin laptops, netbooks, and tablet PCs
Razer Ironclad mousepad is aluminum
Quite a lot of news from Razer the past week. Razer decided to introduce the Ironclad, a new high-end gaming mousepad made from anodized aluminium.
The Razer Ironclad has a 320mm x 270mm smooth sandblasted surface, it's 2.5mm thick, has a non-slip rubber base to prevent it from moving and the company claims it's compatible with all mice. It's quite expensive though, with a price tag of 59.99EUR it costs about as much as a decent gaming mouse.
OCZ to use new SandForce 2000 controller for enterprise SSDs
OCZ announced it will adopt SandForce's new SF-2000 SSD controller for next-generation Deneva solid state disks as enterprise solutions. Which is a little weird, no consumer parts based on this IC ?
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and memory modules for computing devices and systems, is teaming up with SandForce
SandForce SF-2000 controller promises 500MB/s and 60k IOPS
SandForce presented the SF-2000 series controllers for solid state disks with native SATA 6Gbps support. The new lineup includes the SF-2500 and SF-2600 for enterprise SSDs and the SF-2300 for industrial storage solutions. Unfortunately, there's no word on a consumer version but the specifications of these chips definitely look impressive.
The company promises to deliver sequential read/write speeds of up to 500MB/s and lists random 4k read/write performance of 60,000 IOPS. The first disks based on SandForce's SF-200 are expected in Q1 2011.
Intel puts RAID onto future processors
Interesting news from Intel's side as it announced a new enterprise storage technology that integrated RAID functionality onto the processor.
Intel disclosed a breakthrough enterprise storage technology which combines the dependability of today
iPad Shot with Shotgun (video)
Ehmn, other then saying 'what a total waste of money' ... here's the effect of an iPad being Shot with a Shotgun. :\
Bad Company 2 Vietnam Video Interview
Jay Michaels of Pixel Enemy got a chance to speak with DICE's Community Manager, Daniel Matros, about the upcoming Vietnam expansion for Battlefield Bad Company 2.
Twintech TwinBox HL-N ION Mini PC
Twintech announced their TwinBox HL-N Series ION
NVIDIA BIOS Editor (NiBiTor) v5.8 Released
NiBiTor is a BIOS tweaker that supports the latest NVIDIA graphics cards, and which is updated on a regular basis. NiBiTor allows graphics card enthusiasts, or the hardcore overclockers to have full control over some advanced features and functionality found on firmware of supporting cards. And doing so users gain some extra performance, enable certain hidden features, tweaking memory latencies, provide extensive information, adapt bootup settings, changing fan speed options and/or get extra stability on their NVIDIA based graphics accelerators which will just give them that little extra value.
Changes in this Version
- Added GeForce GTX 460
- Added GeForce GTX 480M
This new version is build upon the logic of the previous version, with some minor fixes and a redesign to support as well unknown devices in some limited way. As always for extra features, settings and support please provide us your original BIOS, so that we can use it as reference to analyze the changes and to code the approriate support of the new video card or new features accordingly.
Gigabyte 930MHz WindForce GeForce GTS 450
Gigabyte's is releasing a GeForce GTS 450 with their new "WindForce 2X" cooler (GV-N450OC2-1GI). It is in fact already selling at Newegg for $150.
This factory overclocked card has a cooling solution with two copper heatpipes, a copper base and two large fans. Clockspeeds are 930MHz core, 1860MHz shaders and 1GB GDDR5 clocked at 4000MHz, compared to 783/1566/3600MHz on stock cards.