Online News September 4, 2012

  • [] The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 3

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    This week on the AnandTech Podcast we discuss the latest in chip architecture disclosures (both intentional and leaked) from AMD and Intel. Steamroller, Jaguar and…

  • [] Black Mesa Coming September 14

    After eight years in limbo the complete fan remake of the original Half Life game using the Source engine will finally be released. The remake will come with all the bells and whistles you have come to expect from the Source engine, including new textures, lighting effects and yes even new sounds….
  • [] AMD "Trinity" A-Series APUs Competitive with Desktop Core i3 "Ivy Bridge"

    If the prices trickling in from leading distributors such as BLT are anything to go by, AMD’s next-generation A-Series “Trinity” APUs will occupy price-points competitive with Intel’s Core i3 and Pentium chips based on the “Ivy Bridge” silicon. AMD thinks its quad-core (two module) Piledriver…
  • [] (PR) Philips Announces a Fleet of New Monitors at IFA 2012

    MMD, the leading technology company and brand license partner for Philips Monitors, is going to launch a series of new Philips displays with new technologies at this year’s IFA consumer-electronics show in Berlin, Germany. Highlights include the world´s first UltraWide21:9 format with a big…
  • [] ASUS Outs Designo Series IPS LED Monitors

    ASUS introduced its newest line of stylish consumer PC monitors under the Designo series. It includes 23-inch MX239H and 27-inch MX279H models, most likely featuring native resolutions of 1920 x 1080 and 2560 x 1440, respectively. The two feature a design which ASUS claims to be “inspired by…
  • [] (PR) Prolimatech MK-26 Multi VGA Cooler Available

    High performance cooling solution manufacture Prolimatech presents the successor to the MK-13, aptly called the MK-26. With a more elaborate design, larger surface area, an increase in cooling performance and expanding the compatibility to the newest generation of graphic cards, the Prolimatech…
  • [] Corsair Dominator Platinum 2133 MHz DDR3 review

    We review a 16GB Corsair Dominator Platinum 2133 MHz DDR3 memory kit. It’s fast it’s cool it can be LINked up heck it even has LEDs.

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  • [] SteelSeries Sensei [RAW] Gaming Mouse Review

    The Sensei was our favourite mouse from last year. Today we look at the Sensei [RAW], a stripped down version.

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  • [] Sapphire HD 7970 6GB Toxic Edition Hits Retail in Japan

    We know that Sapphire HD 7970 6GB Toxic Edition features HD 7970 GHz Edition core, most importantly, the card currently is the only one to pack 6GB memory, Sapphire has claimed that the graphics card will be rare. Sapphire HD 7970 6GB Toxic Edition has powerful specs, apart from the exaggerated 6GB…
  • [] ASRock X79 Extreme11 Review: PCIe 3.0 x16/x16/x16/x16 and LSI 8-Way SAS/SATA

    The end of summer marks the start of the X79 refresh line.  We are, at best estimates, coming up to half-way in the Sandy Bridge-E life as the top of the line processor range before Ivy Bridge-E comes to market.  Both chips will be expected to run on X79 and the next chipset.  But in the meantime,…
  • [ Review] Cougar GX G800 800W

    Cougar comes to us today bearing their newest entry into the 80 Plus Gold market, the GX G800. A revision of their older GX series, this unit promises not only high efficiency, but “Perfect voltage regulation.” We’ll be the judge of that, won’t we? Come on in, and we’ll get started.


  • [] The TR Podcast 118: CPUs inside the second, and steamrolling the Forcepad

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  • [] ASMedia Offices Raided over USB 3.0 Controller Design Infringement Allegations

    Offices of semiconductor company ASMedia were raided by law enforcement agencies in Taiwan, late last month, over allegations of intellectual property (IP) theft of physical-layer component (PHY) design of USB 3.0 host controllers. While the agencies did not disclose who is behind the allegations,…
  • [] Intel Releases More Desktop and Mobile Processors

    Intel Corp. has yesterday expanded its CPU offer, adding to it both desktop and mobile models built on 22 nm and 32 nm technology. On the desktop side, the company launched several Core i5 and i3 chips, including the GPU-less Core i5-3350P, plus one Celeron and six Pentium CPUs based on the Sandy…
  • [] (PR) COUGAR Launches New PowerX Series of PSUs

    COUGAR, a leading brand of power supplies and PC accessories, has launched their new high-end series of power supplies specifically targeting demanding gamers, the COUGAR PowerX series. Coming in 2 variations, the PowerX series of computer power supply units offer an extremely high efficiency rate…

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