Online News July 16, 2012

  • [Techreport.com] The TR Podcast 115: Dude, where’s my host?
    Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2012q3/podcast0715.jpg (http://techreport.com/archive.x?tags=Podcast) Date: July 15, 2012
    Time: 1:04:29

    Hosted by Scott Wasson

    Co-Hosts: Geoff Gasior, and Cyril Kowaliski

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  • [VR-Zone.com] Noctua NH-D14 CPU Cooler Review

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    Undoubtedly, overclockers and hardcore hardware enthusiasts are the most demanding target group, especially when it comes to cooling, since they rarely settle for anything but the best. One of the most reputable CPU…

  • [Expreview.com] Intel Readies Price Cuts for Its Consumer SSD Lineups

    Intel will conduct a wide range of price cuts for its consumer SSD lineups in August, the cut range is up to 38%, covering 320, 330 and 520 series SSDs, as VR-Zone reported. Firstly it’s the 320 series, prices of most lower-capacity models remain unchanged, but high-capacity 300GB and 600GB will…
  • [Expreview.com] AMD Slashes Prices on Radeon HD 7000 Series Graphics Cards

    Radeon HD 7870 graphics card According to the report from HardwareCanucks, AMD is going to slash prices on its Radeon HD 7000 series graphics cards. In compliance with the source, Radeon HD 7950 will be available for US$349, dropping from US$399, and AMD Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition will be priced at…
  • [Expreview.com] New BIOS Turns Reference HD 7970 Into GHz Model

    Currently a BIOS file about Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition has been leaked, with the BIOS, reference Radeon HD 7970 could turn into GHz model, though some products can not achieve PTWB acceleration technology, core/memory frequencies will be also raised to the level of GHz version, making the…
  • [Anandtech.com] Motorola Atrix HD Preview: $99 Monster?

    I was reminded yesterday of the Droid RAZR launch event. One of the RAZR product managers excitedly leapt at the opportunity to run me through some benchmarks on the demo device, a rare opportunity at these sorts of events. The results were, for the time, startling. Motorola took sometime to…
  • [Anandtech.com] NVIDIA Forums & Dev Zone Breached; Up To 400K Password Hashes Taken

    In what’s already been a bad week for website security breaches, NVIDIA has announced that they have become the latest victim of hackers looking to steal user credentials. After having taken down a couple of their sub-sites earlier this week due to investigate unusual activity, NVIDIA has…
  • [Expreview.com] Patriot Offers New Exclusive Intel Extreme Masters Limited Edition Memory

    Patriot recently offers new exclusive Intel Extreme Masters Limited Edition Memory, which is especially designed for extreme gaming systems. The new memory is fully certified for Intel XMP 1.3 delivering frequencies of 1600MHz, 1866MHz, and 2133MHz. In addition, it features voltage of 1.5V and is…
  • [Anandtech.com] AMD Radeon HD 7970, 7950, 7870 Price Cuts Inbound. 7970GE Available Next Week?

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6093/7970_Front_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6093/amd-radeon-hd-7970-7950-7870-price-cuts-inbound-7970ge-available-next-week)

    For those of you in the market for a new video card, in case April’s round of AMD Radeon price cuts…

  • [Legitreviews.com] Seidio ACTIVE Case for Samsung Galaxy S3 Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1982/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1982/1/)The Seidio ACTIVE case provides shock absorbing protection with two interlocking layers in a thin case for your Samsung Galaxy S III. It also has an optional built-in metal kickstand that…
  • [TechArp.com] Kingston DataTraveler Elite 3.0 USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

    Kingston currently offers the DataTraveler Elite 3.0 in capacities of 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB. We only received a 16 GB sample (the DTE30/16GB), so its performance may vary with its larger capacity brothers. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the 16 GB Kingston DataTraveler Elite 3.0 and see…
  • [Hardwarecanucks.com] Microsoft: It’s a “PC-Plus” Era, Not a “Post-PC” Era

    For Microsoft’s Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner, reports of the death of the PC era have been greatly exaggerated. Earlier this week at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, the Microsoft COO took some time during his keynote to bash Apple’s claims that we are now computing in a…
  • [Anandtech.com] ASRock Z77 Extreme6 Review: Legacy Bites Back

    ASRock are not afraid of the legacy connections.  Not merely content on having both a floppy drive header and an IDE connector on the Fatal1ty Z77 Professional, they have also put a floppy header on the Z77 Extreme6.  There is reason for this, given that industrial equipment can cost $millions and…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Sharkoon Announces New Multi-Bay RAID Enclosures

    Sharkoon is expanding its assortment of external RAID hard drive enclosures: The Sharkoon 5-Bay RAID Station and the Sharkoon 8-Bay RAID Station contain both 2.5 and also 3.5 inch SATA hard drives. With its fast RAID controller, simple handling and high-quality finish, they together form a perfect…
  • [VR-Zone.com] ASUS Maximus V Extreme is a Time Machine – Pause and Un-Pause Benchmark Runs!

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    Imagine having the ability to pause a prolonged WR benchmark attempt halfway and walk off for a smoke/snack, carrying on where you left off later. The latest beta BIOS update for the Maximus V Extreme…

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