Online News September 26, 2012

  • [Hothardware.com] Western Digital My Book VelociRaptor Duo Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/mybook-velociraptorduo-thumb.JPG (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Western-Digital-My-Book-VelociRaptor-Duo-Review/)While we were testing the WD My Book VelociRaptor Duo, a funny thing happened. At one point, we reflected on our first external hard drive–a…
  • [Expreview.com] RunCore Unveils Kylin III PCI-E Enterprise SSD

    Lately RunCore announces its latest Enterprise-Grade SSD—— RunCore Kylin III PCI-E SSD, which is available for delivering random read performance of up to 3,000,000 IOPS. With an application that includes databases, web servers, analytical engines, high performance computing servers and other…
  • [Techreport.com] Rumor: Intel CEO calls Win8 half-baked, says that’s OK

    Well, I’m definitely getting flashbacks of the Windows Vista launch. According to a report by Bloomberg, Intel CEO Paul Otellini has expressed reservations (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-25/windows-8-bugs-plaguing-microsoft-intel-ceo-said-to-tell-staff.html) about the level of polish in…
  • [Techreport.com] Motherboard makers brace for sales slump

    In the PC hardware business, as in many others, sales tend to peak around the holiday season and slow in the cold winter months afterward. It’s what the number-crunchers call seasonality. Well, according to DigiTimes, things are going to be a bit backward…
  • [Overclock3D.net] Gigabyte Z77X-UP7 Preview

    Time for a small taster of the latest high-end motherboard from Gigabyte the Z77X-UP7

    More… (http://www.overclock3d.net/articles/cpu_mainboard/gigabyte_z77x-up7_preview/1)

  • [Techreport.com] Final DDR4 specification published

    Memory makers have been showing (http://techreport.com/news/23562/samsung-roadmap-outlines-ddr4-plans-through-2014) off (http://techreport.com/news/22916/micron-touts-first-fully-functional-ddr4-module) DDR4 memory modules for months. The final specification covering the replacement for DDR3 was…
  • [Techreport.com] Tuesday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*
    1. VentureBeat: Cable TV giants might be plotting
    cloud gaming service (http://venturebeat.com/2012/09/25/cable-tv-gaming/) to take on Xbox, PlayStation
    2. Reuters: Google says Maps not waiting in the wings…
  • [Techreport.com] Gaming search trends revealed by Google study

    Google is sitting on a rather large repository of search data. From time to time, it slices and dices that data to give us a look at larger trends. The latest product of those efforts is Understanding the Modern Gamer…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) JEDEC Announces Publication of DDR4 Standard

    JEDEC Solid State Technology Association, the global leader in the development of standards for the microelectronics industry, today announced the initial publication of its widely-anticipated Synchronous DDR4 (Double Data Rate 4) standard. JEDEC DDR4 (JESD79-4) has been defined to provide higher…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) LaCie Announces Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series

    Today LaCie announced its award-winning Rugged hard drive is the first storage solution to feature both Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 technology on a high-performance SSD. These cutting-edge technologies make the new LaCie Rugged the fastest bus-powered solution on the market.

    “Since LaCie introduced…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Transcend Debuts 128 GB JetFlash 760 and JetFlash 600 Flash Drives

    Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, today announced that its popular high speed USB flash drives – the USB 3.0 JetFlash 760 and Ultra Speed JetFlash 600 – are now available in astonishing new 128 GB capacities. Combining blazing fast data…
  • [Techpowerup.com] Intel Outlines Retirement Plan for Multiple Core Processors

    Intel has this week revealed the discontinuance schedule for a lot of its older, 32 nm processors, including the Celeron G440 and the Core i5-2310, i5-2320, i5-2400, i5-2400S, i5-2405S, i5-2500, i5-2500K, i5-2500S, i5-2500T, i7-2600, i7-2600K, i7-2600S and i7-2700K. Interestingly enough, there’s…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Cooler Master Introduces the CM Storm Scout 2 PC Chassis

    Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer today showcased the next step in the evolution of highly mobile mid-towers, the Scout 2.

    *Ready When You Are*
    True dedication to the growing eSports phenomenon is being ready to move at a…

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) PNY Announces New Line of ThinkSafe Portable Laptop Locking Systems

    PNY Technologies, Inc. (“PNY”) today announced the launch of a new line of ThinkSafe Portable Laptop Locking Systems — specifically engineered with patented technology to work with Laptops, Ultrabooks, and MacBooks. Designed for personal and business use to keep your device secured while in public…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 Case Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/2038/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2038/1/)The Storm Scout 2 is a newest addition to Cooler Master’s computer mid-tower chassis line up and is available in either black and gunmetal grey. The Storm Scout 2 is an advancement of the…

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