Online News September 23, 2012

  • [Anandtech.com] Additional Details on Micron’s DDR3L-RS, DDR4-RS, and Other Memory

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6326/DocImage-Micron 4GB DDR3 30nm.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6326/additional-details-on-microns-ddr3lrs-ddr4rs-and-other-memory)

    Earlier this week we posted a short write-up about Micron’s new DDR3L-RS memory…

  • [VR-Zone.com] Prolimatech Panther CPU Cooler Review

    vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/17250/05.jpg

    Prolimatech is a company offering a large variety of cooling-related products, with their focus being on high performance CPU coolers. Most of the CPU coolers that the company currently offers, from the slim Lynx…

  • [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: SSDs at 55 cents a gigabyte

    If you haven’t already blown all your money on a new iPhone 5 (then immediately regretted it because of the broken Maps app), then good news! There are some lovely solid-state storage deals available at Newegg today.

    The e-tailer is letting you nab OCZ’s Vertex 3 240GB for only $132.99…

  • [Bigbruin.com] Antec One Mid-Tower Case

    Image: http://bigbruin.com/images/articles/818/icon.jpg (http://bigbruin.com/content/antecone_1)Some of the finer features of the Antec One mid-tower case include the two 120mm exhaust fans, tool-less drive installation, power supply intake filter, power supply anti-vibration feet, large CPU…
  • [Anandtech.com] The iPhone 5 Performance Preview

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6324/DSC_8504_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6324/the-iphone-5-performance-preview)

    This morning we finally got our hands on Apple’s iPhone 5. While we are eager to get started on battery life testing, that’ll happen late tonight after a full day’s…

  • [Anandtech.com] Apple A6 Die Revealed: 3-core GPU, < 100mm^2

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6323/Apple A6 Die diffusion-marked-2 pass_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6323/apple-a6-die-revealed-3core-gpu-100mm2)

    Our good friends at UBM TechInsights (http://ubmtechinsights.com) sent over the first diffusion images…

  • [Techreport.com] Friday night topic: The tyranny of ‘features’

    I had an unexpectedly educational experience a while back when my coffee maker died and I set out to replace it. As I’ve noted, I’m a coffee enthusiast, so I was willing to throw a little money at buying the right drip-brew machine. I was even looking forward to shopping around for the best one….
  • [Techpowerup.com] Dell Launches the 2013 S Series Monitors

    Dell has this week introduced no less than five new monitors, the 27-inch S2740L, the 24-inch S2440L, the 23-inch S2340L and the 21.5-inch S2240L and S2240M. These fresh displays are part of the company’s 2013 S Series and feature thin bezels, Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS (S2740L, S2340L, S2240L,…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) NEC Display Solutions Adds Two New Models to SpectraView Desktop Range

    NEC Display Solutions Europe has launched two new additions to its SpectraView range at Photokina, the world’s leading imaging fair in Cologne. The NEC SpectraView 232 and NEC SpectraView 271 are 23- and 27-inch Professional Colour Displays, ideal for all creative professionals, designers,…
  • [Overclock3D.net] Gigabyte X79S-UP5 Review

    The long awaited upgrade to the problematic X79-UD5 is finally upon us. Has the long gestation fixed the issues? Read on…

    More… (http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/gigabyte_x79s-up5_review/1)

  • [Techreport.com] Rumor: Nvidia working on Project Boulder server processor

    At the Consumer Electronics Show in 2011, Nvidia unveiled Project Denver (http://techreport.com/news/20201/nvidia-unveils-project-denver-an-arm-compatible-cpu-for-desktops-and-servers), a custom CPU compatible with the ARM instruction set. This processor was destined to share die space with an…
  • [Expreview.com] Matias Reveals the World?s Quietest Mechanical Keyboard

    Quiet Pro mechanical keyboard for PC Matias lately releases the world’s quietest mechanical keyboard—— Quiet Pro Keyboard, which is claimed to be tactile, feels amazing and is no louder than a regular keyboard. Quiet Pro mechanical keyboard for Mac The Quiet Pro keyborard uses Matias’new Quiet…
  • [Techreport.com] iOS 6 Maps app disappoints; Google substitute on the way

    The iPhone 5 came out today. On it ships iOS 6, which also became available for older iDevices on Wednesday. iOS 6 offers some long-awaited improvements over past releases, and it’s been largely well-received—in all but one respect: everyone hates the new Maps app.

    Yesterday, BBC News…

  • [Techreport.com] Could Half-Life 3 be an open-world game?

    Take this one with a grain of salt, but word has it the next title in the Half-Life series might not follow the same template as its predecessors. According to a story by French website Le Journal du Gamer, which has already been linked extensively around the web, Half-Life 3 will be an open-world…
  • [Techreport.com] Friday Shortbread

    *_7 Up_*
    1. X-bit labs: AMD and Intel admit customization for chips (http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/cpu/display/20120921041117_AMD_and_Intel_Admit_Customization_of_Chips_for_Specific_Customers.html) for specific customers
    2. Fudzilla: Intel now sees Qualcomm as main competitor…

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