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ATI CrossFireX Application Profile 10.8a Performance

@ 2010/08/29 read/post comments(0)
CrossFireX gets a performance boost in two games thanks to a new CrossFireX Application Profile update. Performance in Aliens vs. Predators and Battlefield Bad Company 2 has been greatly improved, finally. CFX users will want to make sure to check… Go To Full Article

Mortgage worker got drunk, shot computer server

@ 2010/08/26 read/post comments(0)
A Salt Lake City mortgage company employee allegedly got drunk, opened fired on his firm’s computer server with a .45-caliber automatic, and then told police someone had stolen his gun and caused the damage. Joshua Lee Campbell,… Go To Full Article

Things to do if your internet goes down (download this webpage now!)

@ 2010/08/26 read/post comments(2)
Over time your desktop collects dust and it’s important to blow out the case periodically. Get some Canned Air, and clean out all the dust bunnies in the machine. Also, this is a good time to reseat the systems RAM,… Go To Full Article

Thermalright HR-02 Passive Processor Heatsink Review

@ 2010/08/26 read/post comments(1)
All testing of the coolers will occur, one again, inside our NZXT Tempest Evo case. This is per Thermalright’s installation recommendations and to create airflow similar to what you would see at home. Given this is a passive cooler, testing… Go To Full Article

Core i7 2600K turbos up to to 3.8GHz

@ 2010/08/26 read/post comments(0)
The top Core i7 2000 series, the one that we expect in Q1 2011 is going to work at 3.4GHz. The official name is Core i7 2600K and this quad-core CPU runs at 3.4GHz and boasts eight threads. The K… Go To Full Article

Scythe Ninja 3 CPU Cooler: The Legend Returns?

@ 2010/08/26 read/post comments(0)
The Japan-headquartered Scythe keeps on turning out new CPU coolers. Recently we had a look at the Scythe Yasya and now it’s time for us to test the newest Ninja 3 and Rasetsu as well as the revised Mugen 2.… Go To Full Article

iD Software Condems Stereo-3D Technology

@ 2010/08/26 read/post comments(1)
Chief executive officer of id Software, a subsidiary of Bethesda and the developer of legendary Doom and Quake franchises, said that stereo-3D technology must become more affordable so that to impact video game industry. Before that happens, few game developers… Go To Full Article

ATI's Catalyst drivers include next-gen GPU code names

@ 2010/08/26 read/post comments(0)
Code names include Cayman (with GL XT, GL Pro, GL, XT, and Pro suffices), Antilles, Blackcomb, Barts, Whistler, Onega, Turks, Seymour, Caicos, and Caspian. All are prefixed by the letters "NI," which might stand for Northern Islands—strange Go To Full Article

Zotac IONITX-P-E: Can Intel's CULV Processors Reinvigorate Interest in NVIDIA's ION?

@ 2010/08/26 read/post comments(0)
Had the IONITX-P-E been released a year ago, we’d have been singing its praises at this point. Trouble is, it’s being released today at an $170 MSRP, which puts it within a stone’s throw of an entry-level Clarkdale based mini-ITX… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA Geforce GTS 450 features 192 SP, release on September 13?

@ 2010/08/26 read/post comments(0)
The GTS 450, based on GF106, is set to feature 192 SP. The core and memory speed are slightly down from previous rumours to 783 MHz and 1804 MHz respectively. The GTS 450 will feature 1GB GDDR5 over a 128-bit… Go To Full Article

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