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Corrinne Yu talks shop

@ 2010/05/18 read/post comments(0)
If you're a PC gamer who's never heard of Corrinne Yu, you're missing out on one of the more intriguing folks in 3D gaming. She's a 3D engine programmer to rival some familiar names like Carmack and Sweeney, and is… Go To Full Article

ZAWARD ZCJ013 Vapor 120 CPU Cooler Review

@ 2010/05/18 read/post comments(0)
The base could be smoother and the heat fins could be soldered in, but everything seems good to go. Performance was great and the dimpling may have worked to silence the fan some as operational noise was quieter than the… Go To Full Article

SandForce showdown: Corsair's Force F200 and OCZ's Agility 2 and Vertex 2 SSDs

@ 2010/05/18 read/post comments(0)
A solid-state drive's controller chip largely determines its destiny. SandForce's SF-1200 is the latest controller to hit the market, and we've taken it for a spin in Corsair's Force F200 and OCZ's Agility 2 and Vertex 2 SSDs. Keep reading… Go To Full Article

140mm Fan Roundup

@ 2010/05/18 read/post comments(0)
The trend to the 140-mm-Lüfterformat continues, then build increasingly ever more housing manufacturer on the larger format. However the selection, visible contrary to the 120-mm-Pendanten, is quite. In the today's RoundUp we feel the exhausts of the manufacturers EKL alpine… Go To Full Article

ATI's Eyefinity: 18 Games Benched on 3 and 6 Displays

@ 2010/05/18 read/post comments(0)
When AMD launched its ATI Eyefinity technology, it helped redefine high-end gaming, and effectively made 2560x1600 look like child's play. In this article, we put the technology to a good test across 18 different games and on both 3x1 (5760x1080)… Go To Full Article

Msi 890fxa-gd70

@ 2010/05/18 read/post comments(0)
Today we're looking at MSI's foray into the USB 3.0 and SATA III market with their premium AM3 board, the 890FXA-GD70. This new board looks to build upon the success of MSI's recent product offerings, bringing some enthusiast features into… Go To Full Article

Coolermaster Vortex Plus Heatsink Review

@ 2010/05/18 read/post comments(0)
The Coolermaster Vortex Plus heatsink stands 83mm tall, in total. A 25mm thick, 92mm PWM fan exhausts downward so waste air impinges on a lower extruded aluminum heatsink that sits atop the processor. It's both a good use of space… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD7 Motherboard

@ 2010/05/18 read/post comments(0)
The rollout of the 890FX chipset completes AMD's gaming platform of 2010. As stated above, the new chipset is quite solid and worthy of enthusiasts' attention. Speaking of Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD7, it has expectedly rich functionality. One distinctive feature is the… Go To Full Article

Western Digital to deliver Caviar Blue SATA 6.0 Gbps hard drives

@ 2010/05/18 read/post comments(0)
Western Digital is preparing to push further with its SATA 6.0 Gbps adoption plan by releasing three Caviar Blue hard drives that make use of the new interface. Currently the company is only selling one SATA 6.0 Gbps HDD, the… Go To Full Article

Dual core Atom netbook to cost between $349 and $399

@ 2010/05/17 read/post comments(0)
In Q3 2010, Intel plans to launch its first netbook Dual-core based Atom N550. We wrote about it a few times but to refresh your memory it’s a dual core processor with 1.5GHz frequency and 1MB cache. It stops at… Go To Full Article

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