Online News June 26, 2012

  • [Anandtech.com] OWC Releases 960GB Mercury Electra MAX 3G SSD

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6038/merc-electra-pro-3g_gall1.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6038/owc-releases-960gb-mercury-electra-max-3g-ssd)

    OWC has released a 960GB version of their Mercury Electra 3G SSD series. The drive uses two SandForce SF-2181 controllers, configured in RAID…

  • [Techreport.com] Asus’ Transformer Pad Infinity tablet

    Months before Apple revealed the new iPad and its gorgeous Retina display, we got our first look at a high-density tablet screen. It sat in Asus’ suite at the Consumer Electronics Show framed by a new Transformer tablet, then known as the Transformer Prime TF700. The IPS panel squeezed 1920×1200…
  • [Expreview.com] Lian Li Launches EATX Supported PC-V750 Case

    Recently Lian Li announces a brushed aluminum EATX supported case with a front placed PSU——PC-V750. With the power supply placed in the front, the PC-V750 can hold the hardware that enthusiasts desire while keeping a smaller footprint. Shorter than most EATX supporting chassis, the 440mm tall…
  • [Anandtech.com] Hynix Enters Consumer SSD Market with SandForce Based SSDs – 20nm NAND is Also Here

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6040/SKhynixSSD_11_575px.jpeg (http://i4memory.com/show/6040/hynix-enters-consumer-ssd-market-with-sandforce-based-ssds-20nm-nand-is-also-here)

    Hynix has been in the SSD industry for years but their SSDs have been available only to OEMs. Their NAND is…

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review

    Dell’s XPS 13 is what we would call the quintessential Ultrabook. *It has one of the slimmest chassis we have seen, uses top shelf materials and incorporates a very quick SSD which makes up for a lack of processor speed. *It is nearly perfect for on-the-go users looking for an ultra portable…
  • [Expreview.com] Zotac GeForce GTX 670 Supreme Edition Graphics Card Review

    Introduction Two months ago, Zotac has released its GTX 680 Supreme graphics card which has got much attention from many overclocking players. Now let’s see the GTX 670 Supreme model, how does it perform? Zotac GTX 670 Supreme adheres to the design of GTX 680 model, the two graphics cards adopt the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Zalman Unveils ZM1250 Platinum PSU

    Zalman is ready with its newest high-end power supply unit (PSU), the ZM1250 Platinum. It can deliver 1250W of continuous power, and boasts of 80 Plus Platinum efficiency rating (89-93% at 20-100% load). It features full bridge and LLC resonant circuitry, with DC-DC switching between the various…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Seagate and DensBits Announce Strategic Agreement for Development of SSDs

    Seagate Technology plc the worldwide leader in hard disk drives and storage solutions, and DensBits Technologies Ltd (“DensBits”) the inventor of the world’s first Memory ModemTM have announced today a strategic agreement for the development of low-cost, high-performance Solid State Drives (“SSD”)…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1961/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1961/1/) Kingston did a fabulous job with their HyperX SSD, earning our Editor’s Choice award last year. They’ve taken that same formula, dropped the endurance of the NAND along with the price,…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) JEDEC Updates Universal Flash Storage (UFS) Standard

    JEDEC Solid State Technology Association, the global leader in the development of standards for the microelectronics industry, today announced the publication of key updates to its Universal Flash Storage (UFS) standard. Specifically tailored for mobile applications and computing systems requiring…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) SK Hynix to Launch Client-side SSD in the US

    SK Hynix announced its launch of client SSD (Solid State Drive). The SSD features faster speed and low power consumption than HDD (Hard Disk Drive) so it is expected to replace the HDD as another type of storage for PCs and other applications.

    The first ever SK Hynix’s client 2.5″ SSD consists…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Microsoft to Acquire Yammer for $1.2 billion in Cash

    Microsoft Corp. and Yammer Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Yammer, a leading provider of enterprise social networks, for $1.2 billion in cash. Yammer will join the Microsoft Office Division, led by division President Kurt…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Gigabyte eSport LAN 2012 Wrap Up Coverage

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1963/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1963/1/) Gigabyte hosted the inaugural Gigabyte eSports LAN tournament last week and we were there to take in the scenes as more than 30 professional eSports gamers and their teams competed for…
  • [Techpowerup.com] HFX Unveils Micro Tower V2 Fanless Mini-ITX Chassis

    Austrian company HFX released a new version of its Micro Tower fanless chassis, with the V2. The new variant makes room for a slot-in slimline optical drive, at the expense of a slightly more compact CPU heatsink assembly, which can only effectively handle CPUs with TDP up to 35W. Measuring 80 x…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Sony and Panasonic to Collaborate on the Joint Development of Next Gen. OLED Panels

    Sony Corporation (“Sony”) and Panasonic Corporation (“Panasonic”) today announced that they have signed an agreement regarding the joint development of next-generation OLED (organic light-emitting diode) panels and modules for TVs and large-sized displays.

    Sony and Panasonic plan to jointly…

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