Online News October 25, 2012

  • [Hothardware.com] Samsung Galaxy Note II Smartphone Review

    Image: http://hothardware.com/thumbnail/note-ii-110.jpg (http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Samsung-Galaxy-Note-II-Smartphone-Review/)The original Samsung Galaxy Note was a bit of an oddity in the smartphone market. When it was first introduced, many reviewers, analysts, and industry pundits scoffed…
  • [Anandtech.com] GeIL Evo Veloce Review: 2x8GB at DDR3-2400 C11-12-12 1.65 V

    As part of a series of memory reviews, the next kit to enter our test beds is a limited edition enthusiast kit from GeIL.  Attached with what GeIL is calling a ‘Frost White’ colored heatsink, this is a two module dual channel kit with a total of 16 GB running at DDR3-2400 MHz at 11-12-12-30…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) New HD Graphics Drivers Bring Windows 8 support, Leading Edge Capabilities and More

    Intel has made available the new HD Graphics driver version 15.28.7.2867, which includes support for Microsoft Windows 8, OpenGL 4.0 and Ultra HD video playback & display (4K resolution). Additionally, this driver improves the gaming fun delivered on dozens of recent PC game titles including Runic…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) MSI Reloads Arsenal of Gaming Laptops with Windows 8

    MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, refreshes arsenal of gaming laptops with Windows 8 operating system to provide gamers with enhanced system performance and a more immersive user experience.

    MSI’s Windows 8 upgrade applies to upcoming laptops…

  • [Techpowerup.com] AMD Could Place x86 and ARM Cores on the Same Silicon: Report

    Following last week’s 15% workforce cut (http://www.techpowerup.com/173979/AMD-Reports-Third-Quarter-Results-and-Announces-Restructuring.html) that came with the company’s Q3 2012 results, AMD plans to consolidate its workforce and eliminate “bureaucracy.” According to a VR-Zone report, the company…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Apricorn Debuts the Velocity Solo X2 Extreme Desktop SSD Upgrade Kit

    Apricorn today announced the latest addition and now the fastest of its popular Velocity Solo Desktop SSD Upgrade line, the Velocity Solo X2. It’s the first PCIe 2.0 x2 lane card available that is capable of delivering speeds upwards of 550 MBs when used with a single super fast SATA III (6 Gb/s)…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Rosewill Releases the SilentNight and Tachyon Series Power Supplies

    Rosewill, the recipient of multiple awards for their innovative power supplies, has just released 2 new members of their 80 Plus Platinum certified power supplies, SilentNight and the Tachyon Series. Joined with their FORTRESS Series, the current media award winner, Rosewill is proud to present a…
  • [Anandtech.com] Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Review (T-Mobile) – The Phablet Returns

    So I have a confession to make. What seems like an eternity ago, I received a Galaxy Note review unit for AT&T, but never quite finished my review. While the reasons for that were no fault of the device and rather the result of some other personal failings, I spent a lot of time with the original…
  • [Bjorn3d.com] MSI Big Bang Z77 MPower

    Categories: Hardware (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/), Motherboards (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/motherboards/), Reviews & Articles (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/)

    Tags: 3770K (http://www.bjorn3d.com/tag/3770k/), big…

  • [Bigbruin.com] AlienVibes EP02 Headphones

    Image: http://bigbruin.com/images/articles/819/icon.jpg (http://bigbruin.com/content/alienvibesep02_1)In this review we’ll be taking a look at a product far from the core offerings available at Ineo Technology… A set of active noise cancelling headphones with a built in microphone. They have…
  • [Bit-tech.net] SteelSeries Siberia v2 Frost Blue review

    Image: http://images.bit-tech.net/content_images/2012/10/steelseries-siberia-v2-frost-blue-review/featured_double.jpg (http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/peripherals/2012/10/24/steelseries-siberia-v2-frost-blue-review/1)The latest headset from SteelSeries features glowing blue earcups, but does it…
  • [Expreview.com] ASRock X79 Motherboards Offers Intel Smart Response Technology

    Lately ASRock announced that its X79 Extreme11 is the world’s first X79 platform to support Intel Smart Response Technology. ASRock X79 Extreme 11 users will get the support by downloading the new driver and upgrading to the latest BIOS. ASRock X79 Extreme 11 users can update the latest Intel Rapid…
  • [Anandtech.com] Understanding Apple’s Fusion Drive

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6406/ipad-mini-150_575px.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6406/understanding-apples-fusion-drive)

    During its iPad mini launch event today (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6397/apples-ipad-mini-event-live-blog) Apple updated many members of its Mac lineup. The…

  • [Overclock3D.net] BitFenix Ghost Review

    So with October being the month of all things Ghoulish we thought we’d take a look at the new silent “Ghost” case from Bitfenix.

    More… (http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cases_cooling/bitfenix_ghost_review/1)

  • [Anandtech.com] NVIDIA Releases 310.33 Beta Drivers; GeForce 6 & 7 Series Moved To Legacy Status

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6408/nvidia-logo2.jpg (http://i4memory.com/show/6408/nvidia-releases-31033-beta-drivers-geforce-6-7-series-moved-to-legacy-status)

    It would appear that on top of everything else going on this week, this is also a big week for video drivers. Following…

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