Online News May 12, 2012

  • [VR-Zone.com] Coolermaster Trigger Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

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    CoolerMaster is a highly popular company among enthusiasts, with their reputation coming from their extensive line-up of computer chassis, power supplies and cooling solutions. However, lately CoolerMaster has been…

  • [Techpowerup.com] TIM is Behind Ivy Bridge Temperatures After All

    It’s proven: the thermal interface material (TIM) used by Intel, inside the integrated heatspreader (IHS) of its Core “Ivy Bridge” processors are behind its higher than expected load temperatures. This assertion was first made in late-April by an Overclockers.com report…
  • [Anandtech.com] A First Look at Thunderbolt on Windows with MSI’s Z77A-GD80

    I finally made the transition to a notebook as my desktop last year, a move many had made years prior. Quad-core mobile Sandy Bridge and good SSDs made the move simple for me, but Thunderbolt eventually made it near perfect. With only two drive bays in my notebook (I ditched my optical drive so I…
  • [Jonnyguru.com Review] Antec HCP 1000W Platinum

    It’s finally happened… Antec has released a fully modular power supply. I for one, am pleased to see it, for this fully modular power supply happens to be the High Current Pro 1kW model. Which, by the way, is certified 80 Plus Platinum. Yes, folks, Antec saw what Seasonic has been doing lately…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Fueled by Kepler, NVidia Reports Strong Growth in Quarter

    Though NVidia remains dogged by manufacturing supply problems, the company reported better than expected growth on Friday sending its shares up 9 percent in morning trading. First-quarter revenue fell to $924.9 from $962 million year-over-year because of a slower than expected economic recovery,…
  • [Anandtech.com] OCZ Announces 64GB Vertex 4

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    OCZ announced yesterday via their Twitter profile that a 64GB version of their Vertex 4 will soon be available. Vertex 4 is based on a second generation OCZ/Indilinx…

  • [Guru3d.com] EVGA GeForce GTX 670 SC review

    We review the EVGA GeForce GTX 670 SC aka SuperClocked edition graphics card. The product comes pre-overclocked at 967 MHz on the baseclock and 1046 MHz on the boost clock. Let’s have a peek at what it has to offer.

    More… (http://www.guru3d.com/article/evga-geforce-gtx-670-sc-review/)

  • [Anandtech.com] NVIDIA Q1 FY2013 Earnings Report: $924M Revenue, $60M Net Income

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    As earning season wraps up NVIDIA has released their earnings report for Q1 Fiscal Year 2013 (Feb-April 2012).

    For the first quarter of…

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] EVGA Releases LED Controller Utility for GTX 690

    EVGA today released a utility that allows the “GeForce GTX” logo on the side of the EVGA GeForce GTX 690 to be customized. According to EVGA’s Jacob Freeman, users can manually increase or decrease the brightness, or, when paired with EVGA Precision X, have the LED light increase or decrease based…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] HP Introduces Trinity Powered Sleekbooks

    Intel’s line of Ultrabooks now have a little bit of competition in the war to take back some of the ultraportable laptop market share from Apple’s Macbook Air. Earlier this week Hewlett Packard announced the Sleekbook, which is everything an Ultrabook is save for the inclusion of a Trinity APU from…
  • [Legitreviews.com] How To Build a Water Cooled Mini-ITX SFF PC w/ Ivy Bridge & Kepler

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1922/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1922/1/)We wanted to build an Intel Ivy Bridge powered Small Form Factor (SFF) PC that is water cooled and be able to run an NVIDIA GeForce Kepler video card, so we did it! We thought that you…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Scythe Intros KAMAZO Series USB 3.0 External HDD Enclosures

    Scythe introduced a pair of new external HDD/SSD enclosures under the KAMAZO series. These include the KAMAZO-S35-U3-BK, designed for 3.5-inch SATA drives; and KAMAZO-S25-U3-BK, designed for 2.5-inch SATA drives. Both enclosures take advantage of USB 3.0 SuperSpeed interface to eliminate interface…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Giada Unveils the A51Mini PC

    The Giada team has this week revealed its newest ‘home entertainment and games center’, the A51. Measuring 192 x 155 x 26 mm, this Mini PC comes equipped with an AMD E-300 or E-450 APU (accelerated processing unit), 2 GB of RAM (4 GB are supported), a 320 GB hard drive, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) EVGA Intros LED Controller for EVGA GeForce GTX 690

    EVGA has released a utility that allows the “GeForce GTX” logo on the side of the EVGA GeForce GTX 690 to be customized. Users can manually increase/decrease the brightness, or, when paired with EVGA Precision X, have the LED light increase/decrease based on GPU Utilization, GPU Clock or even Frame…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) NVIDIA Reports Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2013

    NVIDIA today reported revenue of $924.9 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 ended Apr. 29, 2012.

    “Kepler GPUs are accelerating our business,” said Jen-Hsun Huang, president and chief executive officer of NVIDIA. “Our newly launched desktop products are winning some of the best reviews…

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