Online News May 21, 2012

  • [Anandtech.com] ASRock Fatal1ty Z77 Professional Review – IDE and Floppy on Z77

    Marketing is a very powerful tool. A successful marketing campaign or product segmentation can increase sales more than ten-fold. It is not something we hear or talk about much in the motherboard arena – while a manufacturer will try and promote all the features they have on a product,…
  • [Anandtech.com] HP Z420 Workstation Review: Competition Heats Up

    Recently we had a chance to review Dell’s Precision T3600 (http://www.anandtech.com/show/5769/dell-precision-t3600-review-dells-new-enterprise), and we found it impressive. A company that seemed content to be an also-ran in the enterprise desktop space reinvigorated itself with smart new chassis…
  • [Expreview.com] JEDEC Releases LPDDR3 Standard for Low Power Memory Devices

    JEDEC lately announced the publication of LPDDR3 low power memory device standard, which is designed for mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, ultra-thin notebooks, etc. LPDDR3 offers a higher data rate, improved bandwidth and power efficiency, and higher memory densities over its…
  • [Expreview.com] The performance of SSD Based on 20nm NAND Flash Unearthed

    Though Intel 20nm NAND flash memory won’t enter into mass production till Q3, currently some trial chips have come out. SuperSSpeed which takes full advantage of Intel resource claims that they have got 20nm NAND flash memory chip. And the company has started to produce new-process SSD matched with…
  • [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…
  • [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…
  • [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…
  • [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] 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] 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] 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,…
  • [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…
  • [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…
  • [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…

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