Online News September 5, 2011

  • [Guru3d.com] Enermax MaxRevo 1350W PSU review

    The MaxRevo is 1350 Watt .. with peak power available up-to 1620 Watt yummie. Interestingly enough this is a nice small sized power supply you’ll hardly hear it has plenty of modular options wwell read is all modular and is 80 PLUS Gold certified. That makes the modular cables based MaxRevo PSU…
  • [Techreport.com] The TR Podcast 95: Razer’s Blade, Jobs retires, and a PC in your palm
    Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2011q3/podcast0905.jpg (http://techreport.com/archive.x?tags=Podcast) Date: September 4, 2011
    Time: 1:23:56

    Hosted by Jordan Drake

    Co-Hosts: Scott Wasson, Geoff Gasior, Cyril Kowaliski, David Morgan

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) HighPoint Launches Cost-Effective, Dual-Port USB 3.0 5Gb/s HBA

    HighPoint Technologies, Inc., an industry leading HBA and storage solutions manufacturer, launches the first of its Dual-Port 5Gb/s USB 3.0 HBA’s, the RocketU 1022A. These low-cost, PCI-E 2.0 x1 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed HBA’s are ideal upgrades for any desktop PC, and are well-suited for a variety of…
  • [Anandtech.com] File Server Builder’s Guide

    The proliferation of mobile devices, multi-computer homes, broadband internet access, inexpensive mass storage, and the replacement of many other home electronics by the PC (such as media devices like DVD, BRD, and CD players by HTPCs) has resulted in ever-increasing interest in specialized file…
  • [Anandtech.com] Valve Games Available Through EA’s Origin Store

    In an ironic development following months of public squabbling over digital distribution practices, Electronic Arts is now offering Valve games through its Origin service (http://store.origin.com/store/ea/html/pbpage.buy-two-get-one-free).

    EA is running a buy-two-get-one-free special this…

  • [Anandtech.com] Corsair Carbide 400R: Succeeding in Reverse

    Corsair started their enclosure business from the top of the market and worked their way down. Their first case was an expensive black monolith, the Obsidian 800D, popular for watercooling setups but less so for air. They fired a shrink ray at it and came up with the Obsidian 700D, roughly $50…
  • [Bit-tech.net] Thecus N2200XXX Review

    Image: http://images.bit-tech.net/content_images/2011/09/thecus-n2200xxx-review/featured_double.jpg (http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/2011/09/03/thecus-n2200xxx-review/1)With a dual-core Intel Atom CPU, can Thecus’ latest NAS impress?Image:…
  • [Techpowerup.com] PowerColor and TechPowerup Present Pimp My Rig Contest

    It’s that time again, when bagging some rad graphics hardware is as easy as showing off your PC tuning skills and filling up a form in GPU-Z 0.5.5 (http://www.techpowerup.com/151434/TechPowerUp-GPU-Z-0.5.5-Released.html). PowerColor is back on board with us, and this time what we’re giving away…
  • [TechArp.com] Samsung EcoGreen F4 (HD204UI) 2 TB Hard Disk Drive Review

    The Samsung EcoGreen line currently consists of the EcoGreen F2 family of drives with capacities of 500 GB to 1.5 TB, the EcoGreen F3 family with a wider range of storage capacity from just 250 GB up to 2 TB; and finally, the latest EcoGreen F4 family which only offers a 1.5 TB or a 2 TB…
  • [Anandtech.com] Blizzard Starting Diablo III Beta Slowly

    In an investor webcast (http://investor.activision.com/eventdetail.cfm?eventid=101699) yesterday, Blizzard president Mike Morhaime confirmed that Diablo III would enter a closed beta “later this month,” though it appears some friends and family may already have access…
  • [Anandtech.com] Nexus S 2.3.6 Update Lands – Voice Fix Included

    If you’re a lucky owner of a Nexus S, Google’s second flagship device that launched in December, chances are that you’re well aware of the rather nagging voice search bug. Users have complained about voice search getting activated automatically in apps, which occasionally made the phone completely…
  • [Hothardware.com] ASUS G74-SX-A1 Gaming Notebook Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/G74SW-Thmb.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/ASUS-G74SXA1-Notebook-Review/)The Asus line of G73 Stealth notebooks proved to be all-around solid desktop replacements, equally ideal for gaming, multimedia, and productivity. In fact, the Asus G53 and G73…
  • [Anandtech.com] More Ultrabooks: The Acer Aspire S3 and Toshiba Portege Z830

    Following yesterday’s announcement of the Lenovo U300s ultrabook (http://www.anandtech.com/show/4725/lenovo-introduces-ideapad-u300s-ultrabook), Acer and Toshiba have thrown their hats into the ring: Acer with its Aspire S3, and Toshiba with its Portege Z830.

    Let’s start with the similarities:…

  • [Techpowerup.com] Creative Rolls Out Sound Blaster SoundCore 3D ‘Quad-Core’ PCIe Sound Cards

    Alongside the Recon3D external audio device for PC, Mac, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, Creative announced its latest line of PCI-Express sound cards. It’s curtains for the X-Fi generation of sound cards that led Creative’s pack through the second half of the last decade. Creative’s newest sound card…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Thermaltake Announces LifeCool Notebook Cooling Pad

    Thermaltake, a cult brand for the enjoyment of entertainment, eSports, technology and lifestyle, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components, with “delivering the perfect user experiences” as our mission, is pleased to announce a global launch of a brand new LifeCool Notebook…

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