Online News May 20, 2012

  • [Anandtech.com] PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III 400W

    We have already reviewed quite a few PC Power & Cooling products on AnandTech, but this time we will be looking at their first series with modular cables and a white case. In contrast to older PSUs PC Power & Cooling delivered, this one provides a 120mm fan for cooling as well. The new Silencer MK…
  • [Anandtech.com] NVIDIA Launches Fermi Based GeForce GT 610, GT 620, GT 630 Into Retail

    While we were off at NVIDIA’s GTC 2012 conference seeing NVIDIA’s latest professional products, NVIDIA’s GeForce group was busy with some launches of their own. The company has quietly launched the GeForce GT 610, GT 620, and GT 630 into the retail market. Unfortunately these are…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Akitio Intros Cloud Hybrid NAS/DAS

    Akitio introduced its newest desktop storage device, the Cloud Hybrid. The device can function as network-attached storage (NAS) over gigabit Ethernet, and disk-attached storage (DAS) over USB 3.0. It holds a single 3.5-inch hard drive, with SATA 3 Gb/s interface, up to 3 TB unformatted capacities…
  • [Techpowerup.com] NVIDIA Responds to Reports of Kepler V-Sync Stuttering Issue

    Over the past month, users of NVIDIA GeForce Kepler-based graphics cards have been reporting intermittent stuttering in games, with v-sync enabled. A fairly long thread (http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=226227&st=0) on NVIDIA forums formed the rally point of users noticing the issue,…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Eurocom Racer 2.0 Scores P22111 in 3DMark Vantage Powered by Radeon HD 7970M

    Eurocom Corporation, a developer of long lifespan, fully upgradable Notebooks and Mobile Workstations has been testing the AMD Radeon HD 7970M in its new line of 3rd Generation Intel Core i7 (Ivy Bridge) powered notebooks. Eurocom technicians achieved a score of P22111 in 3DMark Vantage in the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Toshiba dynabook REGZA PC D732 All-in-One Desktop Pictured

    Here are the first pictures of Toshiba’s first all-in-one (AIO) desktop under the dynabook REGZA brand, the REGZA PC D732/T9. Built with 23-inch full-HD LED displays, the AIOs come in three color options, black, white, and red. Its clockwork is care of 3rd Generation Intel Core “Ivy Bridge”…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Latest Windows 8 Screenshots Reveal Ouster of Aero Glass UI

    In June, Microsoft will unveil the first Release Preview of Windows 8, its next major version of the Windows (client). Some of the latest screenshots of the teething operating system made it to the web, and reveal some significant changes to the UI, apart from the Metro UI. With its Desktop…
  • [Expreview.com] NVIDIA to Announce GK104-based GeForce GTX 680M in Computex

    As Videocards reported, NVIDIA is going to introduce its GeForce GTX 680M in ComputeX 2012, the card is based on GK104 core, 768 CUDA Cores, 4GB GDDR5 memory with memory interface of 256-bit, supports SLI and DirectX 11 technology, but the specific frequencies are unknown. Earlier the player in…
  • [Expreview.com] Intel?s First Thunderbolt-powered Motherboard Arrives

    Intel offers its first Thunderbolt-power motherboard——DZ77RE-75K whose design is identical to the DZ77GA-70K, as VR-Zone reported. DZ77RE-75K motherboard used DSL3310 chip which only provides the equivalent bandwidth of two PCIE lanes, that’s to say, the transmission speed is only 10Gbps, so we…
  • [Hothardware.com] HD Overdrive: Corsair’s Accelerator SSD Cache

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/Corsair-acc-tmb.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Hard-Drive-Overdrive-Corsairs-Accelerator-Series-Reviewed-/)Solid State Drives are a fabulous way to boost a system’s performance, but for all their strong points, they aren’t an easy upgrade for a lot of…
  • [Anandtech.com] OCZ Releases Low Profile Version of Vertex 3

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5841/Vertex3_LP_b.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/5841/ocz-releases-low-profile-version-of-vertex-3)

    OCZ has added a low profile version of the Vertex 3 to their SSD portfolio. The drive has a height of 7mm, which is 2.5mm slimmer than most 2.5″ drives…

  • [Legitreviews.com] AMD Trinity A10-4600M Laptop APU Review – Piledriver Arrives

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1931/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1931/1/)AMD has been talking about their 2nd-Generation A-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU), codenamed “Trinity”, for well over a year. This week it shouldn’t come to a surprise to any of…
  • [Techpowerup.com] CM Storm Sonuz Gaming Headset Launched

    The gaming peripherals brand of Cooler Master, CM Storm, announced its latest high-end gaming headset, the CM Storm Sonuz. The Sonuz is an analog stereo headset that takes input from conventional 3.5 mm jacks. The cushioned around-the-ear headphones (inner diameter of 97 mm) are backed by φ 53 mm…
  • [Techpowerup.com] FXI Cottoncandy Faces Real Competition in $74 MK802 ICS PC on Stick

    For those waiting for the $200 FXI Cottoncandy Android-driven PC on stick with no concrete availability in sight, its competitor already took shape. Discovered on trading and B2B portal AliExpress (from Alibaba), the MK802 is an Android 4.0 PC on a stick, which is priced at US $74 a pop ($70 a…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) WD Appoints Kensuke Oka And Masahiro Yamamura To Its Board Of Directors

    Western Digital Corp. today announced that it has appointed Kensuke Oka and Masahiro Yamamura to its board of directors, effective May 17, 2012. Mr. Oka is president and CEO of Hitachi America, Ltd., and Mr. Yamamura is corporate officer, general manager of the Semiconductor Business Division of…

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