Online News October 11, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] TechPowerUp GPU-Z v0.6.5 Released

    TechPowerUp released the latest version of GPU-Z, the popular graphics subsystem information and diagnostic utility. Version 0.6.5 features the biggest complement of changes this year. To begin with GPU-Z can now reliably extract, save, and upload BIOS from NVIDIA GeForce Kepler family of GPUs….
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 8 Percent in Third Quarter of 2012

    Worldwide PC shipments totaled 87.5 million units in the third quarter of 2012, a decline of 8.3 percent compared with the third quarter of 2011, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc.

    “A continuing slowdown in consumer PC shipments played a big part in the overall PC market decline,”…

  • [Techpowerup.com] Intel Readies Nine Socket LGA1150 Desktop Boards for Q2-2013

    Intel’s 4th generation Core processor family will introduce socket LGA1150, and 8-series chipset. The company’s own Desktop Board division plans as many as nine motherboard models for March 2013. The three 8-series chipset models making up the lineup are Z87 (high connectivity options, overclocking…
  • [Techreport.com] Logitech intros wireless touchpad, touch mice for Win8

    Windows 8 is going to be all about touch input. At least in the Metro interface, mice might feel a little like second-class citizens. That doesn’t seem to frighten the folks at Logitech, who have introduced a wireless touchpad and two mice…
  • [Techreport.com] Lenovo’s Yoga convertible tablets to start at $799

    Notebook makers are coming up with all sorts of ways to make their Windows 8 systems transform into tablets. Lenovo’s Yoga series takes an interesting approach. It allows the screen to swing all the way back, creating a tablet-like slab with the screen on one side and the keyboard on the other. …
  • [Techreport.com] Crytek shows Crysis 3 multiplayer with new modes

    Everyone’s busy fawning over Borderlands 2 and Dishonored this month, but there are some exciting games still to come. One of those is Crysis 3, which is due out in February of next year—and it just so happens Crytek has released a fresh trailer to show off that game’s multiplayer for the…
  • [Bjorn3d.com] GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 650 Ti OC 2GB Video Card

    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…
  • [Techreport.com] AMD releases Radeon-branded RAMDisk software

    System RAM is pretty inexpensive these days. Dual-channel kits routinely serve up 8GB for as little as $40, making it easy for just about anyone to load their system full of RAM. 16GB configs aren’t all that unreasonable when one considers the cost—and the fact that the extra memory can be put to…
  • [Anandtech.com] ASUS F2A85-V Pro Review: A Look at FM2 with A85X

    The new release of Trinity processors on the desktop opens up a cascade of issues when it comes to choosing a new motherboard for your Trinity system.  The main point of confusion comes in the face of chipsets, whereby multiple sockets and processor families can use the same chipsets and each…
  • [Techreport.com] Latest GeForce drivers have full Win8 WHQL support

    I should set a keyboard macro so I don’t keep having to type “Windows 8″ again and again this month. I guess you can’t fault hardware makers for making preparations, though. This time, the firm getting ready for the new OS is Nvidia, which has released a fresh set of GeForce drivers…
  • [Hothardware.com] Motorola DROID RAZR M Smartphone Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/razerm110.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Motorola-DROID-RAZR-M-Review/)It seems like ages ago that the world first heard the now-unmistakable “DROID” sound-byte. DROID was originally billed as the anti-iPhone, pointing things out that Apple’s iOS…
  • [Techpowerup.com] NVIDIA Releases GeForce 306.97 WHQL Drivers

    In wake of GeForce GTX 650 Ti launch, NVIDIA posted the latest WHQL-signed version of its GeForce software suite, version 306.97 WHQL. Recommended for Windows 8, the driver adds support for the newly-launched GPU, and is said to go well with Borderlands 2, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier,…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Rosewill Capstone 750W Power Supply Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/2049/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2049/1/)The Rosewill CAPSTONE series of 80 PLUS GOLD certified power supplies are said to deliver unprecedented performance, uncompromised features with unbeatable efficiency that is vital to…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Logitech’s New Mice and Touchpad for Windows 8 Put You in Control

    Today Logitech announced a new lineup of products designed for easy and intuitive navigation of Windows 8. Available later this month, the Logitech Wireless Rechargeable Touchpad T650 (http://www.logitech.com/en-us/mice-pointers/mice/touchpad-t650), Logitech Touch Mouse T620…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) OCZ Announces Filing Extension for Form 10-Q and Revised Q2 Revenue Estimate

    OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced that it will file a Form 12b-25, Notification of Late Filing, with the Securities and Exchange Commission that allows the Company to extend the deadline to…

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