Online News October 12, 2012

  • [Techpowerup.com] ELSA Announces GeForce GTX 660 and GTX 650 SAC Series Graphics Cards

    ELSA announced a pair of new SAC (silent air-cooling) series graphics cards based on the GeForce GTX 660 and GTX 650. Likely originally made by Inno3D, ELSA’s graphics cards feature an easily removable cooler shroud that lets you clean the fan assembly and the heatsink. The GTX 660 SAC uses a dual-…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Sony Unveils Its First Hybrid Ultrabook And Mobile Tabletop PC For The U.S. Market

    Sony today introduced its first mobile Tabletop PC for the U.S. market, the VAIO Tap 20 PC, and its slider hybrid, the VAIO Duo 11 Ultrabook, combining innovative hardware designs with rich touch experiences powered by Windows 8. Alongside the new state-of-the-art PCs, there’s an elegant T Series…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Block & Leviton Launches investigation of OCZ for Possible Violations

    Block & Leviton LLP, a Boston -based law firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating possible securities law violations involving OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (“OCZ” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: OCZ).

    The investigation is related to allegations that certain statements issued by the…

  • [Techpowerup.com] Buffalo’s Thunderbolt + USB 3.0 Portable SSD to Ship Next Month

    Buffalo has today announced that its newest, SSD-equipped MiniStation portable drive will become available early next month. Pictured below, Buffalo’s drive measures 81 x 130 x 23 mm, it weights 260 grams, it has an aluminum body, both Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 connectivity, and is capable of…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) AMD Announces Preliminary Third Quarter Results

    AMD today announced that revenue for the third quarter ended September 29, 2012 is expected to decrease approximately 10 percent sequentially. The company previously forecasted third quarter 2012 revenue to decrease 1 percent, plus or minus 3 percent, sequentially. The lower than anticipated…
  • [Anandtech.com] NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti Launch Recap

    Earlier this week we reviewed NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 650 Ti (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6359/the-nvidia-geforce-gtx-650-ti-review). As this was a hard launch many of NVIDIA’s partners have had their cards available for purchase from day-one, so we’re here to provide you with a summary of what’s…
  • [Techreport.com] Acer adds new, touch-enabled ultrabooks for Win8

    A couple of days ago, we learned about (http://techreport.com/news/23698/win8-toting-iconia-tab-w510-tablet-costs-499-99) Acer’s Windows 8-toting Iconia W510 tablet. Now, the PC maker has unveiled a pair of ultrabooks…
  • [Hothardware.com] iBuyPower Valkyrie CZ-17 Gaming Notebook Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/ibuypowerlogo.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/iBuyPowers-CZ17-Review-of-the-Valkyrie/)Given all the frenzy around ultrabooks, Microsoft’s Surface, and the low power potential of future chips like Haswell, you might think that desktop replacement-class…
  • [Anandtech.com] The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 8

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6366/logo_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6366/the-anandtech-podcast-episode-8)

    As we march towards our review of the iPhone 5 (and some other really cool stuff you’ll be seeing later this month), episode 8 of our weekly podcast got pushed back a bit…

  • [Techreport.com] SSD shipments continue dramatic growth

    As SSD prices continue to tumble (http://techreport.com/review/23674/ssd-prices-continue-tumbling-in-q3), consumers and businesses are snatching up an increasing number of drives. According to market research firm IHS, 10.5 million solid-state drives shipped in the third quarter of this year. …
  • [Techreport.com] Review: Corsair’s Neutron and Neutron GTX solid-state drives

    In the world of solid-state drives, Corsair has a reputation for, well, getting around. The enthusiast-oriented component maker has hooked up with all the big names in the controller business: Indilinx, Marvell, SandForce, and Samsung. It even had a tryst with JMicron, a dalliance that can…
  • [Overclock3D.net] Gigabyte Z77X-UP7 Review

    Finally Gigabyte have reintroduced a “7 series” motherboard. Does the UP7 live up to its lofty predecessors…

    More… (http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/gigabyte_z77x-up7_review/1)

  • [Bjorn3d.com] ASUS GTX 650 Ti DirectCU II TOP Edition Review

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  • [Techreport.com] OCZ warns of ‘significant’ Q2 net loss

    OCZ’s*aggressive discounting of SSDs may have gone too far. The drive maker has lowered (http://ir.stockpr.com/ocztechnology/recent-news/detail/2173/ocz-technology-announces-filing-extension-for-form-10-q-and-revised-revenue-estimate-for-the-second-fiscal-quarter-2013) its revenue estimate for the…
  • [Techreport.com] ARM links SoC components with terabit interconnect

    ARM has its eyes set on the high-performance computing market. To help with that mission, it’s developed a new interconnect to link multiple cores on a single SoC. The CoreLink CCN-504 Cache Coherent Network…

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