Online News June 30, 2012

  • [Anandtech.com] AMD Posts Catalyst 12.6 WHQL, 12.7 Beta

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6062/amd_logo_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6062/amd-posts-catalyst-126-whql-127-beta)

    Closing out the month of June, AMD has posted two new Catalyst driver builds.

    The first is Catalyst 12.6…

  • [Anandtech.com] MHL and USB-OTG on the Nexus 7 – Mounting USB Storage Not Supported

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6061/GoogleIO2012-2259_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6061/mhl-and-usbotg-on-the-nexus-7-mounting-usb-storage-not-supported)

    Since posting the Nexus 7 mini review (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6054/google-nexus-7-mini-review), I’ve gotten a lot of…

  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] New Zealand Court Finds MegaUpload Raid Illegal

    A New Zealand court has determined that search warrants used by police in the January raid of the residence of MegaUpload boss Kim “Kim Dotcom” Schmitz were illegal. Prosecutors in New Zealand working at the behest of the F.B.I allege Mr. Schmitz was the ringleader of cabal that benefitted…
  • [Expreview.com] AMD Catalyst 12.6 WHQL and 12.7 Beta Driver Available

    AMD recently rolls out its Catalyst 12.6 WHQL driver, as well as Catalyst 12.7 Beta. New features of AMD Catalyst 12.6 WHQL •AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800 Tri-CrossFire configurations + Eyefinity no longer results in a BSOD when launching a DirectX application •AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD…
  • [Expreview.com] VESA Announces MyDP Standard for Mobile Devices

    Lately the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) announced the release of the Mobility DisplayPort (MyDP) Standard. MyDP is an extension of the DisplayPort connectivity standard that enables mobile devices to share high-definition video, audio, and 3D content with the broad universe of…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] AMD Makes Catalyst 12.6 and the AMD Catalyst 12.7 Drivers Available

    AMD announced the first set of drivers on its new release schedule today, the final*WHQL build of the 12.6*beta and the new*beta version of 12.7. AMD announced in early June that they were moving away from a monthly driver release schedule, taking instead a NVIDIA style release as needed regiment….
  • [Expreview.com] ADATA Rolls out XPG SX910 Series SSD

    ADATA recently rolls out XPG SX910 series SSD, which broads the XPG line of its storage products. The same with SX900, SX910 packs MLC NAND flash memory and SandForce SF-2281 controller. In addition, the new SSD features SATA 6Gbps interface and capacities of 128GB/256GB/512GB. The SX910 delivers…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Corsair Accelerator 30GB SSD Cache Drive Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1966/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1966/1/)The Corsair Accelerator SSD cache drive series was designed for desktop PC users who want to give their Microsoft Windows based PC a dramatic performance boost with minimal cost and hassle….
  • [Techpowerup.com] Battlefield 3 Premium Sells Over 800K Since Launch

    While many scoffed at Battlefield 3’s late-arriving competitor to Call of Duty Elite, it seems to have worked quite splendidly for the publisher. More than 800,000 players have signed up for Premium in its first two weeks of availability, EA Games’ Patrick Soderlund revealed. Although Premium less…
  • [Techpowerup.com] ASUS Readies HD 7850 DirectCu II Dragon Edition Graphics Card

    ASUS is reportedly working on a new custom-design Radeon HD 7850 graphics card, to capture a key price-point in the performance market segment. The card uses the company’s in-house DirectCu II dual-slot cooling solution, and is labeled “Dragon Edition” (model: DRAGON HD7850-DC2O-2GD5). The card…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) GIGABYTE Introduces its Line of Barebone Rack Servers Based on the Intel Xeon E5

    GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of server hardware, today announced the launch of its complete line of barebone rack servers based on the Intel Xeon processor E5 family.

    This refresh in GIGABYTE’s server hardware offering includes a large choice of dual socket systems based…

  • [Bit-tech.net] Have expensive heatsinks had their day?

    Image: http://images.bit-tech.net/blog/2012/06/are-the-days-of-large-air-coolers-numbered/featured_double.jpg (http://www.bit-tech.net/blog/2012/06/29/are-the-days-of-large-air-coolers-numbered/)In the last couple of years, water-cooling has made some serious leaps in usability and value. Sadly…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Cooler Master Storm Trigger Gaming Keyboard Review

    Cooler Master launched their Storm Trigger into a cluttered peripheral market. *However, with Cherry MX Brown switches, an adjustable backlight, intuitive software and a relatively inexpensive price, they may just have what it takes to capture the hearts of gaming enthusiasts.

    More……

  • [Overclock3D.net] G.Skill Trident X 2400MHz 8GB Review

    Today we take a look at a blazing 2400MHz kit from G.Skill. Does the extra speed pay dividends?

    More… (http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/memory/g_skill_trident_x_2400mhz_8gb_review/1)

  • [Bjorn3d.com] ASUS P8Z77-V Premium

    Categories: Hardware (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/), Motherboards (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/motherboards/), Reviews & Articles (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/)

    Tags: 3570K (http://www.bjorn3d.com/tag/3570k/), 3770K…

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