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AMD Radeon HD 6850 Overclocking Roundup: Asus, XFX, & MSI

@ 2010/11/08 read/post comments(0)
From a variety perspective, the Radeon HD 6800 series is certainly the most interesting Radeon *800 series launches in recent history. AMD typically launches with (and only with) reference cards, and then in time partner-customized cards show up as AMD… Go To Full Article

Beyond Black Mesa Official Trailer

@ 2010/11/06 read/post comments(0)
This is the official trailer for Beyond Black Mesa - a short independent fan film Inspired by the Half-Life Video Game series. It centers around Adrian Shephard and a band of resistance fighters struggling to get out a warning about… Go To Full Article

Apple's 11-inch Upgraded MacBook Air: Do 1.6GHz and 4GB Make a Difference?

@ 2010/11/06 read/post comments(0)
Apple offers two potentially important upgrades for the 11-inch MacBook Air that could alleviate some of my concerns. For $100 more than its $999 starting price, you can outfit the 11 with 4GB of memory instead of 2GB. Light web… Go To Full Article

AMD to Start Production of Desktop "Bulldozer" Microprocessors in April 2011

@ 2010/11/06 read/post comments(0)
Advanced Micro Devices will start production of its code-named Zambezi central processing unit (CPU) based on the highly-anticipated Bulldozer micro-architecture in April, 2011. Initially AMD plans to release 8-core microprocessors for desktops, but later in the second quarter of next… Go To Full Article

AMD Radeon HD 6970 Pictured

@ 2010/11/05 read/post comments(0)
At first glance, the card looks much like a longer and heftier version of the reference HD 6870. The similar boxy design is retained, and the "Batmobile" HD 5000 design is abandoned. Not surprisingly, the HD 6970 is a very… Go To Full Article

MSI LGA 1155 (Sandy Bridge) motherboards seen in detail

@ 2010/11/05 read/post comments(0)
All three board seen below feature a black and blue color scheme, make use of passive cooling solutions, support Intel's upcoming Sandy Bridge processors and feature the OC Genie II one-button overclocking function, DrMOS, four DDR3 memory slots, two PCI-Express… Go To Full Article

HIS Radeon 6850 1GB

@ 2010/11/05 read/post comments(0)
The performance of the card is really good at this price point, and sits in the lower mid-range very well. In all our testing, the HIS Radeon 6850 1GB either matched or beat our comparison card, a card that AMD… Go To Full Article

AMD readies faster Thubans

@ 2010/11/05 read/post comments(0)
The Thuban portfolio will be expanded by the fastest AMD six-core to date, the 3.3GHz Phenom II X6 1100T. Unsurprisingly, the 1100T has a 125W TDP and with Turbo Core overclocking it will happily run at 3.7GHz, which is quite… Go To Full Article

SiSoftware Sandra 2011 Released: Media Transcode, Blu-Ray and further GPGPU support

@ 2010/11/05 read/post comments(0)
We are pleased to announce the launch of SiSoftware Sandra 2011, the latest version of our award-winning utility, which includes remote analysis, benchmarking and diagnostic features for PCs, servers, mobile devices and networks. At SiSoftware we strive… Go To Full Article

LaCie Brings USB 3.0 Speed to the Mac World

@ 2010/11/05 read/post comments(0)
LaCie announced today a major breakthrough, introducing industry-leading performance to Mac users with the availability of a USB 3.0 driver for Mac OSĀ®. The driver brings the fast speeds of LaCie's USB 3.0 hard drives to Mac computers and laptops… Go To Full Article

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