Online News October 16, 2011

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] NVIDIA GeForce LAN Day 1 Coverage

    Earlier in the year NVIDIA announced the latest edition of their GeForce LAN events and PC gamers eagerly grabbed tickets to what promised to be one of North America’s largest LAN parties. Once registration was complete, over 600 people had applied to be part of the 48 hour Bring Your Own Computer…
  • [Legitreviews.com] NVIDIA GeForce LAN 6 – The LAN Party on an Aircraft Carrier

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1745/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1745/1/)NVIDIA GeForce LAN 6 is well under way and the event is taking place on the retired USS Hornet Aircraft carrier in Alameda, CA. NVIDIA has come a long way since the original GeForce LAN…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Live From the NVidia Geforce LAN

    Your faithful corespondent and news editor, Sam Reynolds, is on-board the USS Hornet and is preparing coverage of Day 2 of the NVidia Geforce LAN as we speak. Stay tuned. In the mean time, yesterday NVidia launched the 3D Vision 2 at this event. What are your thoughts? Head on over to our forums…
  • [Legitreviews.com] NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 w/ 3D LightBoost Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1742/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1742/1/) NVIDIA just announced 3D Vision 2 at GeForce LAN 6! NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 is the next generation of the compaines 3D technology, features sleek, newly-redesigned, gamer-inspired glasses. It…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 Kit Review

    NVIDIA’s 3D Vision was one of the pioneering stereoscopic solutions and was introduced before the term “3D” became so mainstream. *They’re now releasing the second generation -dubbed 3D Vision 2- which combines new monitor technology with revised active shutter glasses. *After a few days of using…
  • [Anandtech.com] NVIDIA Announces 3D Vision 2 Glasses And 3D LightBoost Technology

    We’re here on the USS Hornet (http://www.uss-hornet.org/) attending NVIDIA’s GeForce LAN 6 (http://www.geforce.com/LandingPage/geforce-lan) event, where NVIDIA has just finished a kick-off keynote and product announcement between rounds of gaming. While NVIDIA has held LAN parties in…
  • [Hothardware.com] NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 and The Asus VG278H LCD Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/3dvision2-110-feat.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/NVIDIA-3D-Vision-2-and-The-Asus-VG278-LCD/)When we first took a look at NVIDIA’s 3D Vision technology a couple of years ago, we came away impressed. We understand that gaming and watching video in…
  • [Anandtech.com] Leaked Ads Confirm Nokiaâ??s First WP 7.5 Device â?? Nokia 800

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/4969/nokia-logo.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/4969/leaked-ads-confirm-nokias-first-wp-75-device-nokia-800)

    As we inch closer to the Nokia World event in London at the end of the month (October 26 to be precise), details are starting to trickle on…

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] AM3+ Processor Support BIOS Updates Available for Several MSI Motherboards

    Leading international mainboard and graphics card maker MSI released the mainboard BIOS with full AMD AM3+ 8-core CPU support for download today. Enthusiasts that own one of the listed mainboards1 can now download the update to support the latest AMD AM3+ 8-core CPUs (B2 Stepping). For those…
  • [Anandtech.com] Rage Against the (Benchmark) Machine

    Rage came out a little over a week ago, and in the aftermath we’ve discovered some interesting pieces of information. We thought we’d chime in with some thoughts on the game itself, a look at various image quality settings, and a discussion of benchmarks with the title and why…
  • [Legitreviews.com] AMD FX-8150 Black Edition CPU Water Cooler Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1743/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1743/1/)When AMD launched the Zambezi-FX processors this week based off ‘Bulldozer’ core architecture the realized that these 8-core 32nm processors might need enhanced cooling. To solve this…
  • [Anandtech.com] Backify: Up to 512GB of Free Online Storage

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/4967/Screen shot 2011-10-14 at 3.51.41 PM.png (http://i4memory.com/show/4967/backify-up-to-512gb-of-free-online-storage)

    Backify is a new company which offers a series of different online storage services. What makes Backify interesting when compared…

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] AMD Announces their FX Giveaway Contest

    In celebration of the new FX series processors, AMD is launching a contest in which over $3,700 worth of components is up for grabs. The goodies are actually split over FIVE grand prices, each of which includes an AMD FX-8150 Black Edition processor along with a Sapphire HD 6970 2GB graphics card.*…
  • [Anandtech.com] Final Fantasy XIV 2.0 Coming This Year, Will Finally Charge Money

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/4968/final fantasy xiv 2.png (http://i4memory.com/show/4968/final-fantasy-xiv-20-coming-this-year-will-finally-charge-money)

    After thirteen months of an extended“free trial, Square-Enix’s MMO Final Fantasy XIV will begin charging a…

  • [Techpowerup.com] AMD to Turn to TSMC for ”Bulldozer” Manufacturing

    AMD is rumored to be seeking ties with TSMC, Taiwan’s premier semiconductor manufacturing foundry, for future manufacturing of its “Bulldozer” architecture processors, according to a report by DonanimHaber. This has two very distinct implications: first, AMD could be facing issues with…

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