Archive for Feburary 2011


ASUS GTX580 DirectCU II SLI review

Review 567 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 0

They call it the GTX 580 DirectCU-II and it is one big momma ! ASUS shortly ago released a new version in the flagship series of NVIDIA graphics card, the GeForce GTX 580.

They customized the graphics card itself, overclocked it, allow even more tweaking and to top it off, they placed a three slot wide cooling solution on it. heck let's test two of these in an SLI setup. You can check out the entire article right here.

ASUS GTX580 DirectCU II SLI

 



MSI P67A-GD80 B3 Motherboard

Mainboard 578 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 0

MSI has released the latest board to support Inte's Sandy Bridge processors and aimed towards enthusiasts: the P67A-GD80 (B3) mainboard. Utilizing MSI's various P67's exclusive specifications and technologies, such as the Military Class II Components standard which symbolizes high quality and stability, the comprehensive OC Genie II one-touch overclocking system, the uEFI-based ClickBIOS technology, and the SuperCharger function that provide mobile devices with the optimal charging. It also has a built in 12 phase DrMOS power supply and 3 sets of PCI-E x16 2.0 expansion slots, providing a more stable power supply for overclocking and for support up to a maximum of three-way multi-GPU computing.

Military Class II Components


Zalman USB3.0 External H.D.D. enclosure series

Storage 785 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 0

Zalman is pleased to introduce its brand new USB3.0 External H.D.D. enclosure series.

New ZM-HE250 U3, ZM-HE350 U3 and ZM-HE350 U3E will make even largest files transfer possible with Ultra fast speed of 5Gbps.

As long as Motherboard supports USB3.0, then you can enjoy the cutting edge USB3.0 Speed with these new External H.D.D. Enclosures. In addition, elegant design looks would differentiate them from existing products in the market.

Apart from these new models, we will also release ZM-PC302 U3 PCI-e card to sever many users without USB3.0 port on their system. Regardless of any system you have, once it has PCI-e 1X slot, you just install our ZM-PC302 U3 on to your system to boost up your file transfer rate with ZM-HE250 U3 / HE350 U3 / HE350 U3E.

 

ZM-HE250 U3 / ZM-HE350 U3 / ZM-HE350 U3E

  • USB3.0 Super speed � Max 5Gbps transfer speed
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Intel Z68 chipset to launch in May

Mainboard 578 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 0

Intel's Z68 chipset has reportedly entered production. According to some hints the first motherboards based on this new chipset will hit the market in May. The Z68 is aimed at enthusiasts, the chipset itself costs about $8 more than the P67.

Intel has started production of their Z68 chipset this week along with other Cougar Point SKUs like H61 and Q65. All of them are based on the new B3 stepping therefore the SATA port 2-5 issue is fixed before they hit the market. Judging from the specs, it seems Intel has catered Z68 specially for enthusiasts which allows better processor overclocking, discrete graphics support and SSD caching capability. With these enhancements, Intel has priced the Z68 chipset some US$8 higher than the P67 counterpart. The launch for the Z68 chipset is slated for first week of May


ASUS GTX580 DirectCU II SLI review

Videocards 1019 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 0

We review the GTX 580 DirectCU-II and it is one big momma ! ASUS shortly ago released a new version in the flagship series of NVIDIA graphics card, the GeForce GTX 580. They customized the graphics card itself, overclocked it, allow even more tweaking and to top it off, they placed a three slot wide cooling solution on it. heck let's test two of these in an SLI setup.

Guru3D Rig of the Month - February 2011

Review 567 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 0

The DIY build of February 2011 is just freakishly nice, Meet Brunel, who works in the French military force. He modified his PC very extreme, very nice.

It's all done and intended for himself and believe it or not, this is not some sort of showcase model for a company, a PC 100% for himself.

Oh and hey .. this is his first PC modification evah. Check it out right here.

 

Guru3D Rig of the Month - February 2011

The Guru3D Rig of the Month 153 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 0

The DIY build of February 2011 is just freakishly nice, Meet Brunel, who works in the French military force. He modified his PC very extreme, very nice. it's all done and intended for himself and believe it or not, this is not some sort of showcase model for a company, a PC 100% for himself. Oh and hey .. this is his first PC modification evah.