Online News March 25, 2012

  • [Anandtech.com] AMD Radeon HD 7850 Launch Recap

    It has been weeks since we reviewed AMD’s Radeon HD 7870 and 7850 (http://www.anandtech.com/show/5625/amd-radeon-hd-7870-ghz-edition-radeon-hd-7850-review-rounding-out-southern-islands) cards, but unlike the 7900 and 7700 series cards, the 7800 series was given the typical middle-child treatment…
  • [Anandtech.com] AMD Radeon HD 7870 Launch Recap

    It has been a couple of weeks since we reviewed the Radeon HD 7800 series, but as we mentioned earlier this week and in our 7850 recap, that was just a paper launch – the cards hit the street only recently, and as usual we’re going to go through all of the stuff from AMD’s partners and give you the…
  • [Anandtech.com] NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 Launch Recap

    If the numbers are true, then most of you have already read our Kepler review (http://www.anandtech.com/show/5699/nvidia-geforce-gtx-680-review), and you know that the card has made quite a splash – it’s the highest-performing single-GPU card you can buy today, and it’s got solid power consumption…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Tobacco-Style Warning on Video Games Proposed by US Bill

    Shacknews is reporting that once again, video games are being used for a spot of political grandstanding, and in a familiar way. Not for the first time, a bipartisan pair of US congressmen have introduced a bill that would require almost every video game box to bear a warning label reading,…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Colorful Giving GeForce GTX 680 iGame Kudan Treatment

    Remember the Colorful GTX 560 Ti iGame Kudan (http://www.techpowerup.com/154959/Colorful-Launches-the-Most-Powerful-and-Feature-Rich-GeForce-GTX-560-Ti.html) and how it made our readers scream “overkill”? What happens when you combine an over-the-top design, the Colorful iGame Kudan, with an…
  • [Techreport.com] Rumor: Two new Intel SSDs due in May

    Intel released its 520 Series SSD (http://techreport.com/articles.x/22415) last month, but it’s just the first in a collection of new solid-state drives due out from the chip giant this year. According to DigiTimes’ sources with Taiwanese PC vendors, two more drives are due in May…
  • [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: Cheap GeForces ahoy

    Nvidia must be making room for upcoming derivatives of its GeForce GTX 680 (http://techreport.com/articles.x/22653), because there are some unusually juicy deals on the company’s previous-gen GPUs today.

    The most appealing is probably MSI’s GeForce GTX 460 OC2, which you can nab for $119.99…

  • [Techreport.com] One GeForce GTX 680 not enough? Try four

    Part of being a PC enthusiast is seeking out the sweet spot—that perfect intersection of features, performance, and price. We tend to look for the best value when our money is on the line. At the same time, though, there’s something to be said for basking in the glorious excess of truly…
  • [Techreport.com] Nvidia CEO: Intel should make ARM chips for other firms

    Intel has always been ahead of the curve on chip manufacturing, introducing new and finer fabrication processes sometimes years before the competition. So, what if the company allowed ARM-license-toting competitors to make their chips in its fabs?

    As Forbes reports…

  • [Techreport.com] Saturday Shortbread

    *_The Pick 6_*
    1. VR-Zone: First Hackintosh (http://vr-zone.com/articles/first-hackintosh-ivy-bridge-system-up-and-running/15336.html) Ivy Bridge system up and running
    2. Overclock.net Forums: Ivy Bridge can do 3000MHz
    memory…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) AMD Completes Acquisition of SeaMicro

    AMD today announced it completed the acquisition of SeaMicro Inc., a pioneer in energy-efficient, high-bandwidth microservers, for approximately $334 million, net of cash assumed.

    The acquisition of SeaMicro, which will now become AMD’s Data Center Server Solutions business, enables AMD to…

  • [VR-Zone.com] Intel’s Valley View Atom SoC leaks, said to have Ivy Bridge level graphics

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/15337/advantech_valley_view.png

    Quite often Intel is the best source when it comes to its own product leaks and this time around its upcoming Valley View Atom SoC has leaked thanks to in part to the fact that Intel has had to submit…

  • [Techpowerup.com] Chrome OS-powered Sony VAIO Notebook Exposed by the FCC

    Things on the Chromebook front have been pretty quiet this year but it seems they will change soon as the US FCC (Federal Communications Commission) has received and tested…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Mad Catz Announces Shipping Of The Cyborg M.M.O.7 Gaming Mouse For PC And Mac

    Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today the shipping of the Cyborg M.M.O.7 (http://store.gameshark.com/viewItem.asp?idProduct=5247) Gaming Mouse for PC and Mac. Being released under the Company’s Cyborg professional gaming brand, the M.M.O.7 was recently honored with a CES 2012 Innovations Award…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Cooler Master Announces the Sentinel Advance 2 Mouse and Speed Rx Mousepad

    Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer storms onto the war torn frontlines with a devastating new duo, the Sentinel Advance 2 Gaming Mouse and Speed Rx Mousepad.

    Image:…

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