Online News July 26, 2012

  • [Expreview.com] Afterburner v2.2.3 Available for Download

    Lately MSI rolls out its Afterburner 2.2.3 version for overclocking players, which mainly adds the voltage and overclocking monitoring for MSI GTX 680 Lightning graphics cards. The main updated features of MSI Afterburner v2.2.3 * Revised I2C access API for NVIDIA 301.xx and newer display drivers *…
  • [Techreport.com] Those 27-inch IPS displays from Korea are for real

    If you frequent our forums or other PC enthusiast-focused corners of the web, you may have heard the whispers about the new breed of monitors being sold in Korea under various brand names for astonishingly low prices. They sound almost too good to be true: expansive 27″ displays at the formidable…
  • [Overclock3D.net] XSPC D5 RX360 Water Cooling Kit Review

    XSPC releases kits with their new D5 pump in the line up, we get busy and see what all the fuss is about.

    More… (http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cases_cooling/xspc_d5_rx360_water_cooling_kit_review/1)

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Western Digital Announces Record Financial Results

    Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today reported revenue of $12.5 billion and net income of $1.6 billion, or $6.58 per share for fiscal year 2012, compared to fiscal 2011 revenue of $9.5 billion and net income of $726 million, or $3.09 per share. On a non-GAAP basis, fiscal 2012 net income was…
  • [VR-Zone.com] HIS Announces HD 7750 iCooler Low-Profile Graphics Card

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    HIS introduced a new mid-range low-profile graphics card based on the Radeon HD 7750 GPU. The card uses a twin-fan cooler, dubbed the iCooler, which the company claims, will be acceptably quiet, despite packing two 40 mm…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Leyden, Cordano Appointed Presidents Of Western Digital’s WD And HGST Subsidiaries

    Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced the appointments of Tim Leyden and Mike Cordano as presidents of the company’s WD and HGST subsidiaries, respectively, reporting to Steve Milligan, president of Western Digital Corporation. Milligan reports to John Coyne, who continues in his role…
  • [Techpowerup.com] HIS Announces Low-Profile Radeon HD 7750 iCooler Graphics Card

    HIS announced the Radeon HD 7750 iCooler low-profile graphics card. The card is designed to provide mid-range DirectX 11 performance to slim form-factor (SFF) PCs, and HTPCs. The card is designed with a half-height PCB, but its active air cooler spans across two expansion slots in your system. To…
  • [Anandtech.com] Dell XPS 15 L521X: A Detailed First Look

    Last week Dell’s new XPS 15 L512x landed on our doorstep, and we’ve been hammering on it ever since. Combining many of the best elements of the previous generation XPS 15 (L502x) and XPS 15z (L511z), the new model may finally silence the critics. It’s reasonably thin but more importantly, the new…
  • [Guru3d.com] Corsair Force GS 240GB SSD review

    We review the Corsair Force GS 240GB SSD. Corsair introduces the Force GS series and that are equipped with the 2281 series SandForce controller. Paired with SanDisk Toggle Toggle NAND flash ICs that will increase read and write performance to 555MB/s and 525 MB/s respectively which makes the Force…
  • [Anandtech.com] Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H Review: Functionality meets Competitive Pricing

    The motherboard scene contains around fifty shades of grey – whatever size, whatever feature set, if a user cannot get what they exactly want, something similar should be available.  The only questions that follow are: does it work properly, and is it worth the money?  Today we are looking at the…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Radeon HD 7990 Further Delayed

    Troubles don’t seem to end for AMD’s Radeon HD 7990 dual-GPU graphics card, with sources indicating that AMD has no new product launches till late-August. Sections of the press reported that the HD 7990 could be released some time this month. A couple of factors could be behind the delay. For…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) OS X Mountain Lion Available Today From the Mac App Store

    Apple today announced that OS X Mountain Lion, the ninth major release of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system, is available as a download from the Mac App Store. With more than 200 innovative new features, Mountain Lion includes iCloud integration, the all new Messages app,…
  • [Techpowerup.com] European Commission Goes After 13 Optical Drive Makers for Price-Fixing

    Optical disc drives are components buyers are least bothered about, when purchasing parts to build a PC, or replace a broken one. The EU’s regulators have found something fishy even with companies making these roughly-20€ PC components. According to the European Commission (EC), 13 optical disc…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Kingston 16GB DataTraveler Locker+ G2 USB Drive Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1990/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1990/1/)It’s extremely easy to carry around gigabytes of data on storage devices in our pockets or bags and it’s equally as easy to have that storage device lost or stolen. All the more reason to…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Century Intros 12.5 mm-thick 2.5-inch Drive Dock

    Century Japan released a new drive dock (model: CMRK-S4) for PCs with vacant 5.25-inch drive bays, which provides four 2.5-inch SATA hot-swap drive bays, supporting drives as thick as 12.5 mm (such as WD VelociRaptor without its heatsink, or Seagate Cheetah. The four bays have lockable caddies….

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