Online News May 31, 2012

  • [Hothardware.com] Intel Core i5-3427U: Ivy Bridge For Ultrabooks

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/intel-ivy-bridge-thmb.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Core-i53427U-Ultra-Low-Voltage-Ivy-Bridge-For-Ultrabooks/) Back in 2011, Intel Capital, Intel’s investment arm in support of their strategic objectives, ponied-up a cool $300 million to help give…
  • [Bit-tech.net] Asus Republic of Gamers Interview

    Image: http://images.bit-tech.net/content_images/2012/05/asus-rog-interview/featured_double.jpg (http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/motherboards/2012/05/31/asus-rog-interview/1)Prior to Computex next week, we had the chance to ask some questions of Asus’ ROG development team.Image:…
  • [Anandtech.com] Intel Core i5 3470 Review: HD 2500 Graphics Tested

    Intel’s first 22nm CPU, codenamed Ivy Bridge, is off to an odd start. Intel unveiled many of the quad-core desktop (http://www.anandtech.com/show/5771/the-intel-ivy-bridge-core-i7-3770k-review) and mobile parts (http://www.anandtech.com/show/5772/mobile-ivy-bridge-and-asus-n56vm-preview/) last…
  • [Anandtech.com] Samsung Makes Canadian SGS3 Variants with Krait Official

    Almost immediately after making the International Samsung Galaxy S 3 (SGS3) official, speculation started about just what features would make it over to the variants bound for carriers in the Americas and in regions with LTE. Today, Samsung made two Canadian-bound variants of the SGS3 official:…
  • [Anandtech.com] Intel Dual-Core Mobile Ivy Bridge Launch and i5-3427U Ultrabook Preview

    Back in April, Intel launched their latest CPU architecture along with their 22nm process: Ivy Bridge. Similar to the Sandy Bridge launch last year, the first parts to come out were all quad-core, higher performance chips. Today, Intel is fleshing out their Ivy Bridge offerings with some (but not…
  • [Hothardware.com] Intel Core i5-3470 Ivy Bridge Quad-Core CPU Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/intel-3470-tmb-110.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Intel-Core-i53470-QuadCore-CPU-Review/) Last month, Intel unleashed its highly anticipated Ivy Bridge microarchitecture. We had been hearing about Ivy Bridge for what seemed like an eternity leading up…
  • [Techreport.com] Intel’s ultrabook-bound Core i5-3427U processor

    For months now, we’ve been hearing about how great Ivy Bridge ultrabooks are going to be. We’ve heard they will reach lower price points, use enclosures made of either metal or composite materials, and feature a slew of other goodies, both standard and optional, like touch-screen displays. Intel…
  • [VR-Zone.com] Asus’ Maximus V Formula to be available in two SKUs

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/16089/maximus_v_formula.jpg

    So far Asus has been very secretive about one feature of its upcoming Maximums V Formula R.O.G. motherboard and even covered up part of the motherboard when showing off the board at various events. VR-Zone can…

  • [Techpowerup.com] ASUS Readies Two Variants of Maximus V Formula Motherboard

    For various reasons, ASUS confined its Z77 Express-based Republic of Gamers (ROG) lineup to just the micro-ATX Maximus V Gene, and although we’ve got to see its ATX sibling, the Maximus V Formula on several occasions, ASUS didn’t officially launch it. According to a new report by VR-Zone, ASUS will…
  • [Techpowerup.com] GIGABYTE X11 Pictured – World’s Lightest Ultrabook

    Here are the first pictures of the X11 from GIGABYTE, an Ultrabook touted by GIGABYTE to be the “world’s lightest”. The 13-incher, in pictures leaked to the web ahead of its May 31 launch, appears to make use of advanced materials such as carbon fiber, to achieve low weight, apart from structural…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Linux Mint and Compulab Take on Chromebox with FitPC3

    The people behind the slick and popular Debian-derivative Linux Mint, and Compulab released sketches of their upcoming nettop, the FitPC3. The two have been working on the project since late 2011. FitPC3 is a desktop that’s powerful enough for internet, email, and basic computing. Unlike the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Be Quiet! Releases Dark Power Pro 10 – its Quietest Active-Cooled PSU

    Be quiet!, market leader for power supplies in Germany for six years in a row*, announced today the release of its new high end line of PC power supply units (PSUs) called Dark Power Pro 10. The flagship series now uses state-of-the-art power conversion and cooling technologies along with other…
  • [VR-Zone.com] G.Skill Memory Overclocking Extravaganza @ Computex Taipei 2012

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/16083/476274_10150923146383010_7320808009_9909451_246694259_o.jpg

    G.Skill has organized a “World-Class Overclocking Invitational” at their Nangang booth during the Computex Taipei 2012 (http://computex.vr-zone.com) show days, featuring…

  • [Legitreviews.com] Prolimatech Genesis CPU Cooler Review – The Super Cooler

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1935/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1935/1/)The Prolimatech Genesis is said to be the first ever ‘Super Cooler’ for keeping your processor and motherboard components nice and cool. The Genesis is a twin tower cooler, but one tower is…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Biwin Announces World’s First 10-Channel SATA III SSDs

    Biwin, an industry leader in flash storage products, today announced the world’s first 10-channel 2.5-inch SATA III (6 Gbits/sec) SSD, the enterprise class NuvoDrive NX (http://www.biwinamerica.com/index.php/products/ssds/94-nuvodrive-nx-enterprise-sata-iii-ssd.html), offered in 80 GB, 160 GB and…

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