Online News May 6, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] Intel Unveils Desktop Board Extreme DX79SR

    Intel unveiled its third socket LGA2011 Desktop Board driven by its X79 Express chipset, the DX79SR. This model is positioned a notch above the DX79SI, and a couple of notches above the DX79TO. It was first unsuspectingly revealed to the world not by Intel, but NVIDIA, in its GeForce GTX 690…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Eurocom Ships the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M Kepler Graphics Solution

    Eurocom Corporation, a developer of long lifespan, fully upgradable notebooks, Mobile Workstations and Mobile Servers is shipping the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M in its line of Mobile Workstations and High Performance Notebooks.

    The addition of the NVIDIA GeFore GTX 660M, currently the highest…

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] AMD Picks Former Dell CMO as New VP Marketing

    AMD announced today that it had appointed the former Chief Marketing Officer of Dell, Colette LaForce, to helm its marketing operations and serve as a Senior Vice President. The position of Chief Marketing Officer has been vacant since December, when former CMO Nigel Dessau left the company. It is…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Web Video Pioneer Revision 3 Purchased By Cable Giant

    Revision 3, the company that once championed it was the evolution of video programming as the first ‘post-cable’ television network, has been bought by cable giant Discovery Communications. Although the exact terms of the deal were not disclosed, AllThingsDigital reported that Discovery…
  • [VR-Zone.com] Akasa Nero 3 CPU Cooler Review

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    It has been nearly a year since we had a look on the Venom Voodoo (http://www.akasa.com.tw/update.php?tpl=product/cpu.product.tpl&no=181&type=CPU%20coolers&type_sub=Retail%20cooler&model=AK-CC4007EP01), Akasa’s…

  • [Techpowerup.com] Leisure Suit Larry Kickstarter Ends With $673k

    Apparently a remake of the classic Leisure Suit Larry is in the works. Kickstarter is being instrumental in bringing back games playing on nostalgia, from Tim Schafer adventure games and cyberpunk to post-apocalyptic RPGs and, ah, wank jokes. The campaign to fan-fund Leisure Suit Larry HD, a remake…
  • [Hothardware.com] Intel SSD 910 PCI Express SSD Performance Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/Intel-SSD2-thmb.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Intel-SSD-910-PCI-Express-SSD-Performance-Review/)A couple of years back we attended an IDF event in San Francisco, and among other disclosures, behind closed doors the company was showing off a PCI…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] PowerColor Announces HD7800 Own Design Series

    TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphic cards, today releases its own design edition of HD7800 series: the PowerColor HD7870 and HD7850. The latest HD7800 series packed with selected power kit and efficient cooling system; with solid components onboard, easily enhancing the stability…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Arctic Makes Accelero Hybrid Generally Available Late May

    First pictured (http://www.techpowerup.com/162870/Inno3D-Teases-with-Liquid-Cooled-GeForce-GTX-680-Reveals-New-Arctic-Accelero-Cooler.html) with Inno3D GeForce GTX 680 iChill Hybrid, Arctic plans to make its Accelero Hybrid air+liquid graphics card cooler generally available on May 29. The Accelero…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) PowerColor Announces HD7800 Own Design Series

    TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphic cards, today releases its own design edition of HD7800 series: the PowerColor HD7870 and HD7850. The latest HD7800 series packed with selected power kit and efficient cooling system; with solid components onboard, easily enhancing the stability…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Outstanding Alienware M14x, M17x, and M18x Sandy Bridge Orders Upgraded to Ivy Bridge

    Alienware announced that outstanding (pending) orders of M14x, M17x, and M18x gaming notebooks, which were placed before last month’s refresh (http://www.techpowerup.com/165138/Dell-s-Enhanced-Alienware-Portfolio-Delivers-Exceptional-Mobile-Gaming-Experience.html) to the Core “Ivy Bridge” processor…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Apacer launches next-gen SDM4 Middle Profile wide-temp modular SSDs

    With many years of experience in the industrial SSD sector, Apacer has been a customized product manufacturer trusted by industrial computer and server corporations in the U.S. and Japan for a long time. To provide customers with a more diverse product range, Apacer has revealed three models of the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Fujitsu Launches the LIFEBOOK LH772 Powered By the 3rd Generation Intel Core CPU

    Fujitsu, the No.1 Global Tablet PC Vendor (2011 by units shipment), today launches the first LIFEBOOK to incorporate the new mobile Intel platform. Symphony at your fingertips – the newest LIFEBOOK LH772 orchestrates and fulfils your multimedia and entertainment desires with the Japanese ONKYO box…
  • [Techpowerup.com] ORICO Readies Dock for Ultrabook and MacBook Air

    ORICO is working on a new line of slimline docks for Intel Ultrabook and Apple MacBook Air, which expand USB connectivity and provide an additional display output. Available in carbon black and white, the docks include a USB 3.0 hub with as many as five downstream USB 3.0 ports, a DisplayLink video…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) VIA Announces Latest Computer-on-Module Solution, the VIA COMe-8X91

    VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the latest addition in the growing VIA Modular Solutions portfolio, the VIA COMe-8X91. The modular design approach allows for short time-to market, application-specific customization, simplified…

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