Online News August 3, 2012

  • [Guru3d.com] EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified with EVBOT review

    We’ll test the EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified today. A product that is 100 customized from PCB to cooling. Software voltage regulation works but obviously as well is limited to that 1.175V. EVGA however does have an alternative for the Classified model as tested today you can hook up a small piece…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) EK Debuts Water Blocks for EVGA Classified SR-X and MSI R7970 Lightning

    EK Water Blocks, premium water cooling gear provider, has released two new water blocks – the EK-FB KIT SR-X for EVGA Classified SR-X motherboard and the EK-FC7970 Lightning for MSI’s premium R7970 Lightning graphics card.

    EK-FB KIT SR-X full-board water block kit is a complete liquid cooling…

  • [VR-Zone.com] EKWB Outs Water-Blocks for EVGA SR-X and MSI R7970 Lightning

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/16900/13b.jpg

    Slovenian PC water-cooling specialist EK Water Blocks (EKWB) launched a trio of products, the EK-FB KIT SR-X Nickel and EK-FB KIT SR-X Nickel+Acetal water block sets for EVGA SR-X dual-LGA2011 motherboard, and the FC-R7970…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) LaCie Releases the RuggedKey USB 3.0 Flash Drive

    Today LaCie announced availability of the RuggedKey, the perfect solution to protect data from life’s stumbles. The RuggedKey is the latest addition to LaCie’s award-winning line of Rugged drives designed by Neil Poulton. From inclement weather to unauthorized access, the RuggedKey protects data…
  • [Expreview.com] Crucial Introduces Cheap v4 SSD Line

    Lately Crucial introduces its low-cost v4 SSD line, which will be a good choice for those players who are in tight budget. Crucial v4 SSDs feature SATA 3Gbps interface, delivers read and write speed of 230MB/s and 190MB/s, respectively. In addition, The SSDs will be available in 32GB, 64GB, 128GB,…
  • [Hothardware.com] Apple OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/osxoicons110.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Apple-OS-X-108-Mountain-Lion-Review/)Apple’s Mountain Lion operating system has been a long time coming. Apple first teased the “200 new features” represented in OS X 10.8 back in June, and here we are in…
  • [Bjorn3d.com] ASUS GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II TOP

    Categories: Hardware (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/), NVIDIA (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/video-cardsgraphics-cards/nvidia-video-cardsgraphics-cards/), Reviews & Articles (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/), Video…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Zalman Goldrock Series PSUs Detailed

    Korean company Zalman is on the verge of launching its Goldrock series mid-capacity PSUs. Available in capacities of 550W, 650W, and 750W; the PSUs are 80 Plus compliant, with 87% to 92% efficiency at 20% to 100% load. The Goldrock series PSUs strike a cost-performance sweetspot by providing…
  • [Legitreviews.com] StarTech UNIDOCK3U Hard Drive Dock Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/1993/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1993/1/)Have an old SATA or IDE based hard drive laying around that needs to be wiped or mined for valuable files? Maybe you have laptop and want to backup data to another hard drive but only have…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Samsung Begins Mass Producing Fastest Embedded NAND Storage for Smartphones/Tablets

    Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced that it has now begun volume production of an ultra-fast embedded memory for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in 16-, 32- and 64-gigabyte (GB) densities.

    The new Samsung eMMC (embedded…

  • [Techpowerup.com] L4D2 Runs Faster on Linux than Windows

    Valve’s hit online multiplayer game, Left 4 Dead 2, which was recently ported to Ubuntu along with the Steam client, is found to play faster on the platform than even Windows. The game generates higher frame-rates on Ubuntu with the new OpenGL renderer for Source engine than the Direct3D renderer…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) TP-Link Debuts 450Mbps Wireless N Dual Band PCI Express Adapter

    TP-Link, a global provider of networking products, has released its 450Mbps Wireless N Dual Band PCI Express Adapter (TL-WDN4800), which allows users to connect a desktop computer to a wireless network to access a high-speed wireless network connection.

    The adapter complies with IEEE…

  • [Anandtech.com] Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt Review – An External with USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt

    Back when Thunderbolt (then Intel Lightpeak) was optical, I was actively involved in covering the interface, partly out of professional curiosity due to my optical background, partly because I sincerely believe optical interfaces are an inevitable part of the future. When Lightpeak became…
  • [Anandtech.com] Windows 8 Released To Manufacturing

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6132/Win8Logo.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6132/windows-8-goes-gold)

    Right on schedule (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6078/windows-8-to-rtm-in-august-retail-in-october), Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing on the…

  • [Anandtech.com] Nixeus Vue 27" : A $430 WQHD (2560×1440) S-IPS LED Monitor

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6131/angeled_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6131/nixeus-vue-27-a-430-wqhd-2560×1440-sips-led-monitor)

    Monitors with resolutions greater than 1080p have always commanded a premium. While 1920×1200 monitors have become rare, 2560×1440 (WQHD) and…

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