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Intel 510 Series SATA3 SSD Launch on 1st March Read more: http://vr-zone.com/article

@ 2011/02/18 read/post comments(0)
Intel plans to launch their new 510 series codenamed Elm Crest on 1st March and it will be Intel's first 6Gb/s SSD targeted at PC Enthusiasts, gamers and workstation users. The 2.5" 9.5mm drive is available in two capacities: 120GB… Go To Full Article

Intel's LGA-1155 cross platform compatibility confirmed

@ 2011/02/18 read/post comments(0)
There have been some rumours about Intel's cross platform compatibility for the LGA-1155 and VR-Zone can now confirm that the current Sandy Bridge platform will be compatible with the upcoming Ivy Bridge platform. That said, it's not guaranteed that you’ll… Go To Full Article

The energy consumption of 93 graphics cards measured

@ 2011/02/18 read/post comments(0)
For a good few years now, graphics cards have been the component that draws most power in high end machines. Indeed they can consume up to 300 watts, while a processor that hasn’t been overclocked generally falls somewhere between 50… Go To Full Article

SSDs harder to securely erase than standard hard disks

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Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have found that erasing sensitive data stored on Solid State hard drives (SSD’s) may not be as easy or reliable as they thought. Two PhD students at the University’s… Go To Full Article

Swann DVR4-2600 Kit Compatible with iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, more

@ 2011/02/17 read/post comments(1)
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - (February 17, 2011) – Swann Security, the global leader in security monitoring solutions, proudly releases a new DVR kit that features remote viewing on a variety of smartphones, expanded hard drive capacity, remote control, a…

AMD's Quad-Core Phenom II Chip Overclocked to 7.344GHz

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An overclocker has managed to rather substantially increase the world's frequency record for Advanced Micro Devices' central processing units (CPU) at an overclocking contest hosted by Gigabyte Technologies, one of the largest makers of mainboards. Utilizing Gigabyte… Go To Full Article

PhotoFast Announces GMonster3-XV2 Series SATA SSD

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Flash memory expert PhotoFast expanded its line of ultra-high performance SSDs with the GMonster3 XV2 series, which are based on the 2.5-inch SATA form-factor, making use of SATA 6 Gb/s interface. The drives use a Marvell-made controller, which combined with… Go To Full Article

Crysis 2 multiplayer demo coming on March 1

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Players will compete in six vs. six matches set against a war-torn Manhattan in two maps: "Skyline", set on top of the rooftops and interiors of skyscrapers, and "Pier 17", an open environment with limited cover. The demo also features… Go To Full Article

Nvidia posts strong Q4 figures

@ 2011/02/17 read/post comments(0)
Nvidia announced its estimated Q4 earnings on Wednesday and the figures are somewhat better than expected. However, revenue failed to meet expectations and at $886.4 million it's 9.8 percent lower than last year and $8 million below… Go To Full Article

[M] OvisLink AirLive X.USB 11a/b/g/n 300Mbps Dual Band USB Adapter Review

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The AirLive X.USB Dual Band USB Adapter from OvisLink is an interesting looking product, with two external antennas, to provide more coverage compared to most USB adapters on the market, that feature internal antennas. Go To Full Article

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