Online News September 16, 2012

  • [Anandtech.com] The iPhone 5’s A6 SoC: Not A15 or A9, a Custom Apple Core Instead

    When Apple announced the iPhone 5, Phil Schiller officially announced what had leaked several days earlier: the phone is powered by Apple’s new A6 SoC.
     
    As always, Apple didn’t announce clock speeds, CPU microarchitecture, memory bandwidth or GPU details. It did however give us an indication…
  • [Anandtech.com] iPhone 5 Memory Size and Speed Revealed: 1GB LPDDR2-1066

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6297/Apple_A6_Chip_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6297/iphone-5-memory-size-and-speed-revealed-1gb-lpddr21066)

    Quick analysis of the A6 SoC photos from the iPhone 5 launch event tells us all we need to know about the memory interface, speed and…

  • [Expreview.com] ASRock Z77 OC Formula Motherboard Sets New World Record

    Lately the overclocker Nick Shih has overclocked an Ivy Bridge Core i7 3770K processor to 7.136GHz with the newly released ASRock Z77 OC Formula motherboard, getting CPU-Z and HWbot certification. CPU-Z screenshot The multiplier was 63x, and the bus speed is 113.28MHz,additionally the core voltage…
  • [Legitreviews.com] IDF 2012: Intel Wireless Charging Technology (WCT)

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/2034/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2034/1/)Last week, the first smartphone built-in wireless charging was announced in the U.S when the Nokia Lumia 920 was released. This Windows Phone 8 smartphone is the first of what we expect to…
  • [Techpowerup.com] AeroCool Strike-X X-1000 Fan Controller Detailed

    After unveiling four new cases for this fall, AeroCool shifted its focus to accessories such as fan controllers. The company has two new products planned for this fall, one of which is its Strike-X X-1000. A combination of a five-channel fan controller, USB 3.0 front-panel ports (standard…
  • [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: Nvidia’s GTX 660 and storage bargains

    After the performance Nvidia’s new GeForce GTX 660 put on (http://techreport.com/review/23527/nvidia-geforce-gtx-660-graphics-card) earlier this week, we couldn’t leave it out of our deal post. I mean, the Zotac card we tested is right there on Newegg…
  • [Techreport.com] Magma ExpressBox offers Thunderbolt-connected PCIe slots

    Intel’s Thunderbolt interconnect has a lot of potential for notebooks, whose increasingly slimmer profiles limit not only the number of expansion ports that can be squeezed into the chassis, but also what sort of hardware can be tucked under the hood. For me, the biggest draw is the promise of…
  • [Techreport.com] NGFF spec promises smaller SSDs

    Move over, mSATA. Intel has a new standard for ultra-small-form factor SSDs. Dubbed the Next Generation Form Factor, or NGFF, the standard should enable drives that are smaller than existing mSATA models. mSATA offerings typically have a footprint of 51 x 30 mm and a thickness of around 5 mm. …
  • [Techreport.com] Release roundup: Backlit clickiness and slim SSDs

    This week in our look at miscellaneous product launches and announcements, we bring tidings from Lian Li, Rosewill, and Silicon Power:

    Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2012_9_14_Release_roundup_Backlit_clickiness_and_slim_SSDs/lianli.jpg …

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  • [Techreport.com] Friday night topic: Near misses

    This past Tuesday afternoon, I met with AMD in its hotel suite near IDF for a series of briefings about various parts of its business. When I was finished, I happened to be near a side entrance to the expansive hotel suite, so I opened the door, stepped out into the hallway, pulled the door shut,…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Silicon Power Presents New Slim Series 7 mm SSDs for Ultrabooks

    SP/Silicon Power, the world’s leading provider of memory storage solutions today launches the new Slim series 7 mm 2.5″ SSD for the new generation of ultra slim notebook. Built in a slim and stylish enclosure, the new SSD unleashes the full potential of the 6 Gbps SATA III interface to further…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Monster Digital Daytona Series SSDs Offer Ultimate Performance Upgrade for Laptops

    Monster Digital, a leading innovator and developer of advanced memory and storage solutions, is broadening its selection of Solid State Drives (SSD), making it easier for just about anyone to adopt leading-edge SSD technology with its new ultra-high speed “Daytona Series” Solid State Drives. The…
  • [VR-Zone.com] Noctua NH-C14 CPU Cooler Review

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    Ever since its release, Noctua’s NH-D14 is one of the most popular high performance CPU coolers amongst enthusiasts. However, the massive height of the cooler frequently is a source of concern for users, who possess…

  • [Legitreviews.com] EnGenius XtraRange ESR750H Dual-Band Wireless-N Router Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/2031/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2031/1/)The Engenius XtraRange ESR750H is a Dual-Band Concurrent (300 + 450 Mbps) Wireless-N Router with a built-in 4-Port Gigabit switch and a Gigabit WAN port, and a built-in USB port to support…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) iBUYPOWER Now Offering New GeForce Video Cards On All Desktops

    iBUYPOWER, the Official Gaming PC of Major League Gaming, is excited to announce new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 and 660 video cards are now available on all desktop systems. The new video cards deliver high performance and power efficiency at an affordable price point.

    “The NVIDIA GeForce 600 series…

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