Online News September 19, 2011

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Shuttle Announces XPC Barebone SH61R4 Based on Intel H61 Platform

    Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH, European subsidiary of Shuttle Inc., one of the leading developers and manufacturers of compact PC solutions such as the world-renowned XPC Mini-PC Barebones, today announces the sales launch of a Mini-PC for second-generation Intel Core processors.

    The XPC…

  • [Techpowerup.com] ECS X79R-AX Black Series Smiles for the Camera

    Last week, ECS showed off its top-of-the-line HEDT (high-end desktop) segment motherboard in the making, the X79R-AX Black Series. This socket LGA2011 motherboard based on the Intel X79 chipset is expected to be launched along with the Core i7 “Sandy Bridge-E” processors. It targets the…
  • [Overclock3D.net] BitFenix Merc Alpha Review

    We take a look at the new budget case to be released from BitFenix. Can they make an awesome budget case or will it be a cut too far?

    More… (http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cases_cooling/bitfenix_merc_alpha_review/1)

  • [Anandtech.com] Hybrid Cloud Computing gets real

    Public Cloud Computing services are growing fast despite the fact that a lot of people do not fully trust them. Just look at the number of launched Amazon EC2 instances (http://www.jackofallclouds.com/2010/12/recounting-ec2/) in the datacenter US East 1 region (Courtesy of Jack of All Clouds…
  • [VR-Zone.com] Akasa Venom Voodoo CPU Cooler Review

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/13583/DSC_0339.JPG

    Adept PC users are rarely satisfied with the factory bundled CPU cooler, being it because of the performance, noise and/or aesthetics, creating a great demand for good aftermarket cooling solutions. Out of the many…

  • [Techpowerup.com] AMD’s Bulldozer 8.4 GHz+ OC Achievement: Cooled to Near-Absolute Zero

    TechPowerUp recently brought you news on AMDs fantastic overclocking achievement (http://www.techpowerup.com/152008/AMD-FX-Sets-Guinness-Record-for-Clock-Speed.html) with their new processors. Now we can tell you how it was done: cherry-picking the chips and slapping on some water cooling isn’t…
  • [Techreport.com] Release roundup: SSDs, IPS displays, and efficient power

    This week in our look at recent product release announcements, we bring tidings from the folks at Adata, Enermax, HP, Kingston, OCZ, and Raidmax:

    Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2011_9_16_Release_roundup_Solidstate_drives_IPS_displays_and_efficent_power/adata.jpg …

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  • [Techreport.com] Saturday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*
    1. Calgary Herald: CRTC tells Rogers to stop slowing down (http://www.calgaryherald.com/life/CRTC+tells+Rogers+stop+slowing+down+speed+online+games/5415963/story.html) the speed of online games
    2. Microsoft Windows 8 (Aero + Metro) running on 128MB RAM…
  • [Techreport.com] NCIX opens new California distribution center

    Right off the bat, I should disclose that NCIX advertises here at TR. However, I’ve been buying PC components from NCIX for about a decade now, which is much longer than the retailer has had an affiliation with the site. For me, one of the biggest benefits to buying from NCIX is being able to…
  • [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: $10 off Deus Ex: HR and Dead Island

    We all like cheap games, right? I usually look around on Steam for sales when the urge arises, but lately, Amazon has been serving up some rather nice discounts on game downloads.

    Take Deus Ex: Human Revolution , a game that’s been out for all of three weeks and has received accolades …

  • [Techreport.com] AMD demos working 28-nm GPU, Trinity APU

    As usual, AMD set up shop this week on the outskirts of the Intel Developer Forum, in a hotel suite not far from the main Moscone Center venue, in order to tell its side of the story. The biggest news from the underdog chipmaker this week was a live demo of working GPU silicon fabbed on TSMC’s…
  • [Anandtech.com] Portal Now Free Until Sept. 20

    If you’ve yet to try Valve’s mind-bending first-person puzzler Portal, you now have no excuse. The original Portal is currently free on Steam until September 20th.

    Valve was inspired by teachers who’ve worked Portal into their classrooms and wants to encourage other educators…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Razer to Design The Ultimate Arcade Stick for The XBOX 360 with The Community

    Razer, the world leader in high performance gaming hardware, just announced a program to co-develop the ultimate arcade stick for the Xbox 360 together with the arcade stick community. The arcade stick, developed with pro-gamer feedback, is currently at the prototype stage. For the finishing…
  • [Techpowerup.com] NZXT Rolls Out New High-End Tempest 210 Mid-Tower Case

    NZXT has introduced another Crafted Series gaming PC chassis, the mid-tower Tempest 210 which promises great airflow and easy cable management. Coated, unusually, in black cloth inside and out, it has a full mesh front panel, three exposed 5.25-inch bays and a full eight 3.5-inch internal bays, all…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Corsair 16GB Flash Voyager USB 3.0 Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1714/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1714/1/)Corsair officially launched the companies first generation USB 3.0 Flash drives on May 19th, 2011 and more recently on September 9th, 2011 they announced the launch of their second…

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