Online News July 23, 2011

  • [Legitreviews.com] WD Scorpio Black 750GB Notebook Hard Drive Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1658/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1658/1/)The Western Digital Scorpio Black Series are known to be some of the fastest 7200 notebook hard drives that money can buy. The largest capacity drive in the Scorpio Black family is the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Core i7-3960X About 47% Faster On Average Than Core i7-990X: Intel

    Slides of a key presentation to Intel’s partners was leaked to sections of the media, which reveal Intel’s own performance testing of the Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition, the top-model of the socket LGA2011 “Sandy Bridge-E” processor series. Meet the family here…
  • [Techreport.com] A month with Asus’ Eee Pad Transformer

    Asus’ Eee Pad Transformer may cost $100 less than the competition, but you wouldn’t know it from using the thing. I’ve spent more than a month with one, and there’s much to like about this tablet/smartbook hybrid.

    More… (http://techreport.com/articles.x/21332)

  • [Expreview.com] MacBook Air Shipments May Reach 15 Million Units This Year

    This week Apple has released its third-generation MacBook Air,according to the source from Apple’s upstream supply chain,the production order of the new notebook has reached 400,000-500,000 units in June,and the volume is expected to remain strong throughout July-August. The source indicated…
  • [OCIA.net] Cooler Master Storm Sirus 5.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset

    Cooler Master sent over a pre-production sample of their new CM Storm Sirus 5.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset for evaluation recently. This wired headset certainly has a lot of promise, with eight speakers (four per side), a built-in microphone, optional ear padding, a powered desktop control panel…
  • [Expreview.com] HTC 4.7-inch Eternity Windows Phone To Launch In December

    HTC’s Windows Phone 7 smartphone——Eternity earlier was exposed,whose screen size is up to 4.7-inch.While according to the source from GSMArena,AT&T will start selling the mentioned smartphone as its first LTE handset in December. The Eternity measures 130.6*70.63*9.9mm,weights about 170g,features a…
  • [Overclock3D.net] Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3P Review

    Today we take a look at the UD3 version of the Gigabyte Z68 line of motherboards. How does it stack up?

    More… (http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/gigabyte_z68xp-ud3p_review/1)

  • [Expreview.com] Mac OS X Lion Downloads Hits One Million In First Day

    Today Apple today announced that in just one day,over one million users bought and downloaded Mac OS X Lion. “Lion is off to a great start,user reviews and industry reaction have been fantastic,”said Philip Schiller,Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing.”Lion is a huge step…
  • [Expreview.com] Sapphire Launches Pure Platinum A75 Motherboard

    Sapphire lately launches a new motherboard designed to support the latest A-series Fusion APU family from AMD. The mobo is called Pure Platinum A75,it packs AMD A75 chipset,supports Llano APU featuring Socket FM1.In addition,it employs four DDR3 DIMM memory slots,a PCI-E x16 slot,a PCI-E x4…
  • [Anandtech.com] Alienware M11x R3: Portable Powerhouse

    We’ve been keeping track of Alienware’s M11x series since the very first one landed and have had the privilege of testing each one. The move from Penryn to Arrandale in the R2 netted a substantial boost in performance at the cost of some battery life, though that issue was mitigated somewhat by the…
  • [Expreview.com] ASRock Gen3 Series PCI-E 3.0 Motherboards Pictured

    Fatal1ty Z68 Professional Gen3 Recently VR-Zone got hands on three PCI-E 3.0 mobos from ASRock,they are Z68 Extreme 7 Gen3,Z68 Extreme 4 Gen3 and Fatal1ty Z68 Professional Gen3. Firstly let’s see Fatal1ty Z68 Professional Gen3,the mobo packs Intel Z68 chip,supports Sandy Bridge processor featuring…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Eurocom adds NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M & Quadro 5010M MXM 3.0b to its VGA Offerings

    Eurocom Corporation, a leading mobile technology developer is launching new GPU’s for the Modular Embedded and CUDA Developer Markets based on the industry standard MXM 3.0b specification. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M and NVIDIA Quadro 5010M are new cards offered by Eurocom to those looking for high…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) AMD Reports Second Quarter Results

    AMD today announced revenue for the second quarter of 2011 of $1.57 billion, net income of $61 million, or $0.08 per share, and operating income of $105 million. The company reported non-GAAP net income of $70 million, or $0.09 per share, and non-GAAP operating income of $114 million.

    “In the…

  • [Anandtech.com] Visiting FSP + Aurum CM 750W Preview

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    3rd June, Taipei. Many editors travelled to Taiwan to see new products at Computex. A stressful week comes to an end. This is a perfect time for sightseeing — or to visit a manufacturer’s headquarters. We met FSP to take a look at their…

  • [Anandtech.com] Ask the Experts: Enterprise & Cloud Computing Questions Answered

    Last year we ran a little series called Ask the Experts where you all wrote in your virtualization related questions and we got them answered by experts at Intel, VMWare as well as our own expert on all things Enterprise & Cloud Computing – Johan de Gelas.

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