Online News November 27, 2011

  • [Techpowerup.com] Wintel Alliance Slowly Crumbling, ARM To Eventually Rule The Desktop?

    The writing has been on the wall for a while now, that the close relationship between Microsoft and Intel (and by extension AMD) is crumbling into dust. In fact, they have never really been the best of friends. It has been clear since Microsoft unveiled that Windows 8 would run natively on ARM…
  • [Techpowerup.com] NVIDIA GeForce Kepler Roadmap Compiled

    2012-13 promises to be a period of big graphics product launches, centric to a new DirectX version, DirectX 11.1, which will ship with Microsoft’s next major Windows version (currently referred to as Windows 8). Information compiled by ExpertsPC.com and 4Gamer.net tables what NVIDIA’s…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Ubisoft Developing PC Free-To-Play Ghost Recon Game, Claims Is ‘embracing pirates’

    Ubisoft, pioneer of the much-hated always-on DRM, is currently developing Ghost Recon: Future Soldier – but only for the console platforms. The PC will instead get the free-to-play (“F2P” in common parlance) Ghost Recon Online, which conversely will not be available for consoles. Ubisoft claims…
  • [Techpowerup.com] AMD Outs Second Catalyst Performance Driver In A Week

    AMD rolled out its second Catalyst performance driver update in a week, with the Catalyst 11.11b. It follows Catalyst 11.11a (http://www.techpowerup.com/155538/AMD-Rolls-Out-Catalyst-11.11a-Performance-Driver.html), which was released earlier this week. A performance driver update is what AMD used…
  • [Expreview.com] ASUS 8-series BIOS Update Available To Support Bulldozer CPUs

    This March ASUS has once said that, their AMD 8-series chipset mobos could support AMD Bulldozer-based FX series processor with Socket AM3+ by updating BIOS, and there’s no need to change CPU port. Now the company has kept the promise. Recently ASUS has conducted BIOS update for their several…
  • [Expreview.com] GPU-Z Updated To v0.5.6 With Support For Kepler

    Graphics card information and monitoring tool GPU-Z has updated to 0.5.6 version,which adds preliminary support for NVIDIA’s upcoming Kepler family GPUs. The updated features for GPU-Z v0.5.6 are shown as follows: * Added basic detection for NVIDIA Kepler GK107 * Added support for AMD Radeon HD…
  • [Expreview.com] ELSA Readies GLADIAC GTX 550 Ti SP 1GB Graphics Card

    Lately Japanese ELSA has announced to introduce its new product——GLADIAC GTX 550 Ti SP, and the graphics card specially packs single-slot cooler taking up only a PCI expansion slot, which is suitable for the users with limited case space. ELSA GLADIAC GTX 550 Ti SP graphics card employs a…
  • [Expreview.com] ASUS GTX 560 TI With 448 Cores Poses For The Camera

    Yesterday we have just posted a picture of Zotac GeForce GTX 560 Ti graphics card with 448 cores, while today another GTX 560 Ti from ASUS is leaked by Fudzilla. The exposed card is ENGTX560 TI 448 DCII/2DIS/1280MD5,which employs ASUS’s  DirectCU II tri-slot cooler. The graphics card features 448…
  • [Expreview.com] Upcoming PS3 Firmware To Enable Vita Remote Play

    As EuroGamer reported, a future PlayStation 3 firmware update will enable Vita Remote Play on all games. What does it mean? Yeah, it means that you can play all the PS3 games in the garden during summer, which is quite amazing, right? Of course, you could also lie in bed more freely playing games….
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) In-Win Announces BUC 101 Gamer Chassis

    In-Win Development Inc, a leading innovator in high-quality, contemporary PC hardware and multiple winner of the internationally renowned Red-Dot Design Award, has today launched its new performance PC chassis, the BUC 101.

    Its strength of design is echoed across both its boldly shaped…

  • [Techpowerup.com] Workers of Supplier for Apple and IBM in China Strike

    Over a thousand workers in Shenzhen, China went on strike against their employer Jingmo Electronics Corporation (JEC), which is a supplier for companies like Apple and IBM. According to China Labor Watch (CLW), a New York-based watchdog of labor rights in China, and an advocate of ethical…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Ivy Bridge Early Sneak Performance Peek: Any Faster Than Sandy Bridge?

    Intel’s Ivy Bridge line of processors are not due for release until spring 2012, but it looks like Chinese website Coolaler has scored a sneak peak at the performance level of Intel’s 22 nm Ivy Bridge platform by testing an engineering sample of a quad core CPU. The screenshot shows CPU-Z & Task…
  • [Hothardware.com] HotHardware Holiday Gift Guide: Tablets

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/hhguide110.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/HotHardware-Holiday-Gift-Guide-Tablets-/)This Holiday Gift Guide is sponsored by Epson—makers of the World’s Fastest 2-sided inkjet printer, the Epson WorkForce Pro. Run your business at full speed…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Fractal Design Define XL Black Pearl Case Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1782/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1782/1/) Built like a truck and can hold 10 HDD’s, Fractal Design’s latest case is trying to break new ground in both price and features for a what they are calling a “mid-tower”. Legit Reviews…
  • [Techpowerup.com] TechPowerUp GPU-Z v0.5.6 Released

    TechPowerUp released a new version of GPU-Z, version 0.5.6. GPU-Z is our popular graphics card information and diagnostic utility that gives you technical details of the graphics hardware installed in your PC, and lets you monitor fine details such as clock speeds, temperatures, and voltages. The…

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