Ivy Bridge-E supports PCI-E 3.0

When Sandy Bridge-E first arrived support for PCI Express Generation 3 was not certified or listed. Nvidia later released a patch to allow X79 systems to support PCI Express 3.0 as they were hardware ready. It also didn’t help that Sandy Bridge-E turned up largely well before the first PCI Express 3.0 graphics cards arrived. […]

Zotac ZBOX Nano AD12: Mini PC with an AMD Radeon HD 7340 Graphics card

        Zotac has recently updated its Mini PC Zotac ZBOX Nano AD12, which now incorporates a AMD Radeon HD 7340 graphics card. Inside is a APU from AMD Brazos 2.0, we are talking about the APU E2-1800, a dual-core model running at 1.7 Ghz. The manufacturer Zotac specializes in offering a very good custom […]

MSI Introduces OC Certified mainboards

MSI have decided to set a new benchmark in motherboard performance with the introdcution of their new OC Certified standard, which is the new baseline for overclocking mainboards. The new MSI Z77 MPOWER, which is OC Certified, is submitted to a Military grade stress-test for overclocking. Where other motherboard manufacturers only test for a limited […]

GTX 560 and 550 cards to be discontinued soon

Nvidia plan to give the GTX 560 Ti, GTX 560, GTX 555 and GTX 550Ti all the End Of Life status once the GTX 600 series replacements have been launched. The three sub GTX-660 GK106 graphics cards to replace them are expected in the August-September time frame. They will probably come in the form of […]

Colorful GeForce GTX 680 iGame: The most quiet Kepler

For a few months now we’ve been talking about a really awesome graphics card, this ofcourse is the Colorful GeForce GTX 680 iGame, a customized version of the GeForce GTX 680 graphics card but which has the particularity that it works completely passive , ie no fans. Optionally the card one can add a second […]

Silverstone GD07 HTPC Chassis Review

Today we’re taking a look at the GD07 Home Theatre PC from Silverstone, the latest revision of their popular HTPC range that allows you a slick and stylish solution to installing a full PC under your TV for use as a media centre and more. “Founded in 2003, SilverStone is an established leader in its […]

MSI entering SSD market with Sandforce

MSI are better known for their motherboards, graphics cards and gaming notebooks, but they also dabble in cases too. Now it seems they are looking to expand their portfolio even more and move into the SSD storage market. According to LSI-Sandforce corporation, MSI’s latest venture will be SSDs backed by their controllers. On their website […]

Gigabyte GTX 670 Windforce 3X OC 2GB Graphics Card Review

Whether you are an AMD or Nvidia partner, your aim is to make a unique card that can harness the chips power and performance, while adding a unique spin onto things, whether it be from an overclock straight out of the factory, or a custom cooler. Heck, it may even be both, giving you a […]

NVIDIA Launches GeForce 304.79 beta drivers adding support for TXAA

NVIDIA has launched its GeForce 304.79 beta drivers with it they begin to support the new smoothing technique TXAA, that we spoke about in March. TXAA promises a new smoothing technique similar to what is currently offered by MSAA but significantly reducing the power required to achieve this. For now, only the MMORPG “The Secret […]

GeForce GTX 660: Could come in July

Will compete with AMD’s HD 7800 Series. The GeForce GTX 660 will be the  third monoGPU graphics card based on the architecture based on Nvidia’s Kepler. We have discussed the possible technical specifications which it might have, now information points to a July release date. We are about to finish the month of June and the […]