Online News October 10, 2011

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] OCZ RevoDrive 3 X2 480GB PCI-E SSD Review

    With SSD technology progressing at a breakneck pace, some areas of the market have begun to demand drives which could theoretically outstrip the new SATA 6 Gbps standard. *In order to offer the best possible performance without limitations, OCZ has looked to the PCI-E bus for one of their SSDs….
  • [Legitreviews.com] Adobe MAX 2011: Wrap-Up Coverage

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1739/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1739/1/)Legit Reviews was on hand at the 2011 Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles, California where designers, developers, and business leaders come together to experience first-hand how Adobe is…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Mirror’s Edge Fans Should Keep Holding Their Breath For The Sequel

    Mirror’s Edge received good reviews when it was released and has been quite popular with gamers who unsurprisingly, want a sequel. This is especially important in the case of Mirror’s Edge, as this game is single player only, so it’s not something a gamer can come back to time after time. However,…
  • [Techreport.com] Sunday Shortbread

    *_7 Up_*
    1. C|Net: Apple’s Steve Jobs still shapes (http://news.cnet.com/8301-13924_3-20117359-64/apples-jobs-still-shapes-pc-laptop-future/) PC laptop future
    2. ATi-Forum: AMD FX-8120 (http://news.ati-forum.de/index.php/news/35-amd-prozessoren/2117-amd-fx-8120-in-der-ukraine-gelistet) Bulldozer…
  • [Techreport.com] Latest Catalyst driver supports both Rage and BF3

    Finally. Radeon users can now enjoy both Rage and Battlefield 3 on their PCs without having to juggle driver releases. Isn’t progress grand? The “unified” Catalyst 11.10 Version 2 Preview is available right here (http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/GPU122AMDCat1110PreDriverV2.aspx) on AMD’s…
  • [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: A Radeon HD 6870 for $140 and more

    Now that AMD has gotten around to releasing a unified driver with Battlefield 3 and Rage support, there’s no shame in snapping up a Radeon for the fall game release season. That’s a good thing, because Amazon has quite a deal on a Radeon HD 6870 right now.

    Sapphire’s stock-clocked Radeon HD 6870…

  • [Techreport.com] Memristor-based flash replacement due in 2013

    Memristors are pretty neat. By adjusting the direction of current flow through them, these electrical components can be made to change their resistance. More importantly, memristors are capable of retaining their resistance after the current flow is cut off. Combine enough of ‘em together, and…
  • [Techreport.com] Saturday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*
    1. Engadget reports Apple iPhone 4S now shipping in ‘one to two (http://www.engadget.com/2011/10/08/apple-iphone-4s-now-shipping-in-one-to-two-weeks-over-200-000/)’
    weeks, over 200,000 AT&T pre-orders in first 12 hours
    2. PC Gamer’s John Carmack video interview…
  • [VR-Zone.com] Romania wins MSI Master Overclocking Arena 2011

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/13703/f11.jpg

    Professional level overclocking has become a very competitive sport, mind you, it’s only really competitive within the community itself but that hasn’t stopped the motherboard manufacturers to host competitions for the…

  • [Techpowerup.com] Battlefield 3 Interview With Producer Patrick Liu: maps, betas and jets

    The Guardian has published an interesting interview with the producer of Battlefield 3, Patrick Liu and in it a selection of reader’s questions were put to Liu. The choice of maps and the meaning of what a “beta” and a “demo” seem to be causing confusion amongst players are just two. It appears…
  • [Bit-tech.net] QNAP TS-219P II Turbo NAS Review

    Image: http://images.bit-tech.net/content_images/2011/10/qnap-ts-219p-ii-turbo-nas-review/featured_double.jpg (http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/2011/10/08/qnap-ts-219p-ii-turbo-nas-review/1)Sporting a 2GHz Marvel CPU, can the TS-219P II outstrip the competition?Image:…
  • [VR-Zone.com] Romania wins MSI Master Overclocking Arena 2011

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/13703/f12.jpg

    Professional level overclocking has become a very competitive sport, mind you, it’s only really competitive within the community itself but that hasn’t stopped the motherboard manufacturers to host competitions for the…

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Sharkoon Announces Vaya Value Edition with USB 3.0 and Side Window

    In July, Sharkoon presented a competitive priced ATX case with the introduction of the 25 euro Sharkoon Vaya model. Now a Value Edition with a USB3.0 interface and side window is provided. The Value Edition replaces one of the two USB2.0 ports on the standard design with a SuperSpeed USB3.0…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] NVidia is Giving Away Two Alienware M18X Notebooks!

    Our friends at NVidia are giving away two Alienware M18X notebooks. There are two draws, one this month and one next, so you have two chances to win. Check out this link for more information.  

    More… (http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HardwareCanucksNewsReviews/~3/jILwp2zRAu0/)

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] GlacialTech Launches Igloo H46; H58 Series CPU Coolers

    GlacialTech Inc., a diverse provider of cooling, power supply and PC enclosure solutions for consumer and industrial applications and a world-class provider of cost effective cooling components and chassis launches the latest Igloo H46 & H58 Series CPU coolers with Intel LGA1155/1156 and AMD FM1 /…

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