Online News June 22, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Sharkoon Announces Skiller Gaming Keyboard

    Sharkoon brings to the market another innovation from its gaming lineup featured at CeBIT: The Sharkoon Skiller gaming keyboard comes with an 18-key rollover, interchangeable WASD and cursor keys, and software for creating up to ten keyboard profiles.

    Visually, the Skiller has defining corners…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) BitFenix Reaffirms SuperCharge Technology

    Another innovation from the BitFenix Design Lab, BitFenix SuperCharge Technology offers a convenient and quick way to charge mobile devices right from your PC. Recently, similar solutions introduced by competitors have begun making their way into the market, sometimes with hazardous results. In…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Eurocom Monster 11.6-inch Notebook Capable of Running 8 VMs with 16 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD

    Eurocom Corporation, a developer of long lifespan, high performance, fully upgradable Notebooks and Mobile Workstations is shipping a small form factor ultraportable notebook capable of running multiple virtual machines and multiple operating systems with up to 16GB memory and 1 TB storage while…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) AMD Introduces the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition

    Today AMD launched the world’s fastest graphics processing unit (GPU), the AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition. The AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition uses AMD’s innovative Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture to deliver astonishing performance and breathtaking image quality, providing world-class gameplay…
  • [Techreport.com] SSD prices in steady, substantial decline

    On all too many occasions, we’ve bemoaned the state of hard drive prices. They rose sharply after last year’s Thailand flooding and still haven’t returned to what many of us would consider normal. There is good news on the storage front, though. The current generation of solid-state drives is…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Is Microsoft Giving its PC Partners a Majorshaft with the Surface Tablet?

    Executives at two of the largest PC OEMs said they were “surprised” with Microsoft’s announcement of its Windows 8 surface tablet, according to a report. Reuters reached out to executives at Acer and ASUS who both said that they were “surprised” by the announcement, with an Acer executive adding…
  • [Techreport.com] Next-gen 3DMark trailer shows snazzy DX11 effects

    While Epic polishes up Unreal Engine 4 (http://techreport.com/discussions.x/23072), and Square Enix works on… whatever next-gen project it’s working on (http://techreport.com/discussions.x/23056), Futuremark is hard at work on a new 3DMark benchmark to make high-end gaming PCs sweat. Earlier…
  • [Techreport.com] Thursday Shortbread

    *_7 Up_*
    1. VR-Zone: Nvidia slips out (http://vr-zone.com/articles/nvidia-slips-out-pcie-gen-3.0-patch-for-geforce-kepler-on-x79-systems/16364.html) PCIe Gen 3.0 patch for GeForce Kepler on X79 systems
    2. X-bit labs: AMD to provide mail-in cash back…
  • [Bigbruin.com] Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB Solid State Drive

    Image: http://bigbruin.com/images/articles/812/icon.jpg (http://bigbruin.com/content/hyperx3k_1)Kingston has been one of the more prominent brands in the SSD market, in part because they offer a diverse line up that covers the full spectrum of capacity, performance, and budgets. The item up for…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] K|ngp|n Makes EVGA Classified GTX680 the Fastest GPU in the World

    Without a doubt the EVGA GTX 680 Classified is an impressive card – a piece of engineering art. Vince “k|ngp|n” Lucido, however, felt the need to push this card up a notch – and push he did – by overclocking the card’s GPU to an impressive 2GHz. Pushing the card’s GPU over 2GHz made for [...]
  • [Techreport.com] Release roundup: Cooler Master, Eurocom, Sharkoon, and Super Talent

    In the wake of Computex, big launches are usually followed by smaller ones—and, in some cases, availability of products we saw at the show. This week, our inbox collected several announcements from the first category:

    Image:…

  • [VR-Zone.com] Lenovo to develop a product similar to the Asus Taichi

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/16368/asus-taichi.jpg

    Asus showed off its Taichi, a dual screen notebook, at Computex 2012, and Lenovo was reportedly also planning to develop a similar type of notebook.

    More……

  • [Legitreviews.com] Samsung 8GB 30nm DDR3 1600MHz Memory Kit Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1959/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1959/1/)Samsung has been making quality PC hardware and accessories for many years, but today we’re taking a look at their 30nm 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3 memory kit which is known to many enthusiasts as…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) MSI Intel 6/7 Series Mainboards Officially Certified for Windows 8

    MSI announced today that their Intel 6/7 series mainboards have officially acquired Windows 8 certification from Microsoft. During the Computex exhibition this year, MSI already lead the Windows 8 market by displaying several mainboards that meet the Windows 8 certification requirements and showing…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) New 3DMark Trailer Shows Stunning DirectX 11 Graphics

    Futuremark today released its first trailer for the next version of 3DMark. Designed for measuring the gaming performance of everything from tablets and notebooks to high-end desktop gaming systems, the next 3DMark for Windows will be the world’s first unified graphics benchmark allowing testing of…

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