Online News August 19, 2011

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) GELID Announces Gamer Series GX-7 CPU Cooler

    Thermal Solutions specialist GELID Solutions reveals the GX-7 CPU cooler of its GAMER product line. Engineers at GELID Solutions have created an outstanding new CPU cooler with 7 power heat pipes. Contrary to traditional heat pipe arrangement for this GAMER CPU cooler “GX-7″, a special array of…
  • [Anandtech.com] The Summer of Honeycomb Grand Finale

    The Summer of Honeycomb has come to an end. Congrats to AnandTech reader* tsgarp83 *for winning our first Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. Be sure to respond to my email to claim your prize! Unfortunately we’ve only got one Honeycomb tablet left to give away.

    It’s another Galaxy Tab 10.1…

  • [Anandtech.com] HP Mulling Spinoff or Sale of its Personal Systems Group

    Alongside the announcement that it would cease operations on webOS hardware and evaluate its options for webOS software (http://www.anandtech.com/show/4653/hp-to-discontinue-webos-hardware-discussing-the-future-of-webos), today HP also revealed that it’s considering a full/partial spinoff or sale…
  • [Anandtech.com] Corsair Releases 90GB Force Series 3 and Force Series GT SSDs

    Corsair just released two new 90GB SSDs: Force 3 (http://www.corsair.com/force-series-3-90gb-sata-3-6gbps-solid-state-hard-drive.html) and Force GT (http://www.corsair.com/force-series-gt-90gb-sata-3-6gbps-solid-state-hard-drive.html). Both drives were released a while ago, this update just adds…
  • [Anandtech.com] The Sims Social Brings Storied Sims Franchise To Facebook

    The Sims, the award-winning game from Will Wright and Maxis, has entered the world of social gaming with The Sims Social. “Officially” in open beta (http://apps.facebook.com/thesimssocial/) as of today, The Sims Social is a joint effort from EA Play and Playfish Games.

    The Sims Social builds on…

  • [Anandtech.com] HP to Discontinue webOS Hardware, Discussing the Future of webOS

    HP just announced its plans (http://h30261.www3.hp.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=71087&p=irol-newsArticle&id=1598003) to discontinue operations on webOS devices, specifically the recently announced TouchPad and webOS phones. The future of webOS is uncertain as HP simply added that it would “continue to…
  • [Anandtech.com] webOS Hardware Division Will Shut Down by Q4 2011

    On HP’s Q3 2011 earnings call it clarified both the reason for the shutdown (http://www.anandtech.com/show/4653/hp-to-discontinue-webos-hardware-discussing-the-future-of-webos) and the exit timeframe for the webOS hardware division.

    HP claimed that webOS hardware didn’t meet internal sales…

  • [Anandtech.com] Intel’s Cedar Trail Atom Processors Delayed to November

    Cedar Trail, the next-generation version of Intel’s Atom processor, has been delayed from September 2011 to November 2011 because of graphics driver and Windows 7 certification issues, reports DigiTimes.

    As we reported in April (http://www.anandtech.com/show/4295/intel-cedar-trail-platform),…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) ASUS Reveals the Republic of Gamers MARS II with Dual GeForce GTX 580 GPUs

    The new ROG MARS II picks up where previous graphics card powerhouses from ASUS ROG left off, and continues the legacy of the finest hardware for hardcore gamers. The limited-edition card is built on twin NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 GPUs and a mammoth 3GB of GDDR5 video memory, with a proprietary ROG…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Green House Intros Two New Lines of Compact SSDs

    Japanese company Green House launched two lines of SSDs for use in compact devices and embedded applications. These include the GH-SSD*S-H in the “half-slim” SATA form factor (where * stands for number of GB in capacity), and GH-SSD*S-M in mSATA form factor. The half-slim form factor is basically a…
  • [VR-Zone.com] ASUS ROG Mars II 3GB – A Mini Review

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    Back in 2009, ASUS launched their 1000-piece limited edition mammoth “Mars” (2 x GTX285 on a single card) and took the performance crown over then GPU leaders NVIDIA GTX295 and AMD HD5970, albeit at a significant…

  • [Techpowerup.com] Kanex Introduces C247DL – Dual-link DVI to HD 27-inch Apple LED Cinema Display

    Kanex, maker of audio-visual solutions for Apple computers, is excited to announce the C24DL, a full resolution dual-link digital video inverter (DVI) to 27 inch Apple LED Cinema Display (ACD). The C24DL is a simple dual-link DVI with USB to Mini DisplayPort converter designed for users with legacy…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Thermaltake eSports Challenger Gaming Keyboard Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1678/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1678/1/) Today we get a chance to look at another product from this Thermaltake eSports line up, with the Challenger Gaming Keyboard. With an extra USB Port, braided cable, cooling fan, and 14…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) SAPPHIRE Supports Latest Intel CPU Family with Pure Platinum Z68 Mainboard

    SAPPHIRE Technology, a leading manufacturer and global supplier of graphics, mainboard and multimedia solutions has just introduced a new mainboard developed to support the latest SandyBridge family of CPU’s from Intel.

    The SAPPHIRE Pure Platinum Z68 is a full ATX sized board that supports the…

  • [Techpowerup.com] AMD Releases First Socket FM1 Athlon Processor

    Along with its first triple-core APU, the A6-3500, AMD released the first Athlon branded processor in the socket FM1 package. The Athlon X4 631, as it’s called, is a quad-core processor. Notice I said processor and not APU, because this chip lacks the integrated graphics core. Or at least it’s…

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