Online News June 1, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) DOTA 2: Free to Play Confirmed

    Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today confirmed that Dota 2 will be free to play and announced the Dota Store in preparation for the game’s release.
  • [VR-Zone.com] ECS Rolls Out First Socket FM2 Motherboard – A85F2-A Deluxe

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/16119/A85F2-A_Deluxe(A)02.jpg

    ECS jumped the gun with launching its socket FM2 motherboard, the Black Series A85F2-A Deluxe. The motherboard seats AMD’s next-generation “Trinity” accelerated processing units (APUs) in the FM2 package,…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Portronics Unveils My-Buddy Laptop Cooling Desk

    In life nothing comes free, laptop brings us the convenience of portability but its ease of use and convenience gives us the liberty to use the laptop in a posture which can leads to multiple problems like strain on the lower back, strain on neck, pressure on Diaphragm and kidneys, distortion of…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) GELID Launches the ICY Vision-A VGA Cooler

    Thermal Solutions specialist GELID Solutions expands its multi-award winning “ICY VISION” VGA Cooler on the latest graphic cards of AMD (reference board of HD 7950 & HD 7970). This new product is dedicated exclusively to AMD VGA cards.

    The “ICY VISION-A” cooler contains 5 power heatpipes in a…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Team Group Launches C123 USB 3.0 Flash Drive

    Team C123 is a USB3.0 Flash drive designed to let everyone enjoy the sensation of USB3.0 at the minimal cost! Cost/Performance value cannot get any higher than this! On the outside, the design is centered on a simple and slick style with a carefully engineered curved cap to minimize the possibility…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Ultimate Ears Personal Reference Monitors Launched

    Logitech today unveiled the world’s first personally tuned custom in-ear monitors – the Ultimate Ears Personal Reference Monitors. Engineered to your exact needs for fit, look and sound, the Ultimate Ears Personal Reference Monitors were created to deliver an experience as personal as your passion…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Roccat Teases with the Lua Gaming Mouse

    German gaming peripherals manufacturer, ROCCAT Studios, is set to unveil the ROCCAT Lua Tri-Button Gaming Mouse at the Computex expo in Taipei and E3 in Los Angeles, June 5. Described as “The Classic 3-Button Mouse: Re-Mastered”, the Lua packs advanced gaming engineering into a sleek and clean…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) ECS Announces A85F2-A Deluxe Motherboard with FM2 Socket

    Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has announced the A85F2-A Deluxe, a new motherboard built around the AMD A85X chipset with support for the latest socket FM2 CPUs.

    The A85F2-A Deluxe is one of the most powerful and reliable motherboards currently available. In the ATX format, this ECS…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) CM Storm Launches QuickFire Pro Gaming Keyboard

    Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer, today announces the next incarnation of the extremely popular QuickFire Rapid Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, the QuickFire Pro.

    Featuring a smooth and clean aesthetic, QuickFire Pro includes…

  • [VR-Zone.com] Asus vs Gigabyte: OC battle for i7 Ivy Bridge 7 GHz supremacy

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/16112/ivy-bridge-review_1.jpg

    Just yesterday “HiCookie” showed off his YouTube video of his 7.03GHz overclock of an i7 3770K Ivy Bridge using a Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H board and liquid nitrogen, but today we found another…

  • [Guru3d.com] EVGA GeForce GTX 690 review

    We review the EVGA GeForce GTX 690. The GTX 690 in a nutshell NVIDIA took two of their best Kepler GK104 GPUs placedthem onto one card topped it off with a very nice and dandy cooler and called this symbiosis of components a single solution graphics card. Internally on that card a small PLX chip…
  • [Anandtech.com] The Rest of the Ivy Bridge Die Sizes

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5876/Screen Shot 2012-05-31 at 4.19.38 PM_575px.png (http://i4memory.com/show/5876/the-rest-of-the-ivy-bridge-die-sizes)

    AnandTech reader *Grant Vezina* pointed out in the comments to my last post…

  • [Anandtech.com] Mobile Ivy Bridge HD 4000 Investigation: Real-Time iGPU Clocks on ULV vs. Quad-Core

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5878/Ivy-Bridge_Die_Flat-HR_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/5878/mobile-ivy-bridge-hd-4000-investigation-realtime-igpu-clocks-on-ulv-vs-quadcore)

    Earlier today we posted our review of Intel’s Ivy Bridge ULV Ultrabook…

  • [Anandtech.com] Intel Renames Orange Santa Clara to Orange San Diego, Launches June 6

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/5877/OrangeSD-8563_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/5877/intel-renames-orange-santa-clara-to-orange-san-diego-launches-june-6)

    By now everyone should be fairly familiar with Intel’s smartphone strategy – by partnering with both carriers and handset…

  • [Anandtech.com] BitFenix Prodigy Review: The Affordable Performable Mini-ITX

    The mini-ITX form factor is starting to pick up steam these days, and with good reason. Micro-ATX boards are already capable of essentially hitting feature parity with full ATX boards, including multi-GPU support, while many mini-ITX boards include almost all the bells and whistles an end user…

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