Online News April 22, 2012

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Canadian Video Game Awards Liveblog

    The Canadian Video Game Awards begin at 6:30 PM pacific, from the Vancouver Convention Centre. News Editor Sam Reynolds, and Vancouver based arts journalist Clinton Hallahan will be on the scene bringing you updates as the night progresses. Here we are, on the red carpet. Close confines. Having a…
  • [Expreview.com] Crysis 3 Trailer Teases Gameplay Combat

    Crytek lately has let out a teaser video for the game——Crysis 3 which lasts only 19 seconds. Actually the teaser trailer is just the foresight of the longer video coming on April 24th. It’s set in jungle and displays a new weapon, which is supposed to catch gamers’ interest. “Crysis 3 is a…
  • [Techpowerup.com] AMD Radeon HD 7970M Arrives on 24th

    The next “AMD Tuesday” is the coming one, on which the company plans to launch Radeon HD 7970M, its next high-end discrete GPU for notebooks. Codenamed “Thames”, the HD 7970M will be based on the 28 nm “Pitcairn” silicon, on which desktop Radeon HD 7800 series, is also based. When launched, the HD…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Overclockers UK Announces 14-day Satisfaction Guarantee Scheme

    With a renewed commitment to customer service, OVERCLOCKERS UK are taking this focus on a hassle-free and enjoyable shopping experience one step further by introducing a new 14 Day Satisfaction Guarantee.

    OVERCLOCKERS UK strives to provide the best customer experience possible and recognising…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) NVIDIA Emerging Companies Summit to Showcase Biggest Trends in Computing

    Dozens of companies from around the world that are committed to transforming industries or creating new ones will participate in NVIDIA’s Emerging Companies Summit (http://www.nvidia.com/object/emerging_companies_summit.html) (ECS) 2012, to be held May 16 at the San Jose Convention Center in San…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Crysis 3 Debut Trailer Posted

    Crysis 3 is real (http://www.techpowerup.com/164277/Crytek-Takes-Aim-with-Crysis-3-The-First-Blockbuster-Shooter-of-2013.html), and although you’ll have to wait another year to be able to play it, Crytek began marketing it, and even accepting pre-orders. On Friday, it posted Crysis 3 Debut Trailer…
  • [Techpowerup.com] KFA2 GeForce GTX 680 Hall of Fame Edition Listed

    Here are the first pictures of KFA2 GeForce GTX 680 Hall of Fame (HOF) Edition, an exclusive to markets KFA2, Galaxy’s Europe brand, has a presence in. British retailer Overclockers UK listed (http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-016-KF) the card for pre-order, it goes for…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Apacer Working on PCIe Cache-SSD

    Apacer is working on a hard drive cache-SSD of its own, which is similar in principle to OCZ’s Revodrive Hybrid. Called PHFD, the cache-SSD is a full-height PCI-Express 2.0 x1 add-on card, which seats a Marvell 88SE9130 (or similar) 2-port SATA 6 Gb/s controller, with one port wired to an onboard…
  • [Techpowerup.com] AMD to Drop Support for Pre-HD 5000 GPUs with Catalyst 12.7

    AMD will conclude driver updates for pre-Evergreen, or pre-Radeon HD 5000 (that’s HD 2000, HD 3000, and HD 4000) series GPUs, starting this summer. The change could take effect with Catalyst 12.7 (around July). Users of these older GPUs can use the (then) latest driver (Catalyst 12.6) to run their…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Trinity and Brazos are on Their Way

    Intel’s Ivy Bridge platform will have some competition this quarter, as AMD has announced their Trinity and Brazos APUs are now being shipped to manufacturers and distributers. AMD made this announcement in a quarterly earnings call Thursday afternoon, and a blog post made late that evening. AMD’s…
  • [Expreview.com] PowerColor Introduces Passively-cooled HD 7750 Graphics Card

    PowerColor recently unleashes its new graphics card——Go! Green HD 7750, the card adopts passive-cooling design. Go! Green HD 7750 features a big heatsink which may take up the space of three PCI slots. In addition, the graphics card packs 512 stream processors, 1024MB GDDR5 memory, core/memory…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] ASUS Debuts the SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard

    ASUS has introduced a new addition to their acclaimed TUF series of motherboards, the SABERTOOTH Z77, based on the latest Intel 3rd Generation Ivy Bridge processors and Z77 Chipset. The TUF Series’ commitment to provide users a stable computing experience is built on strong foundations, starting…
  • [Expreview.com] Gainward Releases GeForce GTX 680 Phantom 4GB

    Gainward has officially released its GeForce GTX 680 Phantom 4GB graphics card which is called Dark Chilled Demon. Gainward GeForce GTX 680 Phantom 4GB boasts new Phantom II cooler design. The new Phantom II comes with brand new fins design (patent pending), it’s claimed to feature better thermal…
  • [Expreview.com] Afterburner 2.2.0 Final Version Available for Download

    Lately MSI rolls out its Afterburner 2.2.0 final version for overclocking players, which added the support for NVIDIA Kepler graphics. The main updated features of MSI Afterburner 2.2.0 final version •Added NVIDIA Kepler graphics processors family support •Added GPU power consumption monitoring for…
  • [Anandtech.com] HTC One Media Link HD Demo

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5765/DSC_6330_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/5765/htc-one-media-link-hd-demo)

    We’ve just started work on our HTC One X/One S (http://www.anandtech.com/show/5584/htcs-new-strategy-the-htc-one) testing, however HTC was kind enough to give us a demo of…

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