Items tagged with Elite

With memory companies so focused on solid state drives these days, it's nice to see an old stalwart release new high-end memory kits. That's what we have with Crucial, who today announced two new product line additions to its popular Ballistix brand: Crucial Ballistix Tactical and Crucial Ballistix Elite. The Ballistix Tactical series takes aim power users, gamers, and enthusiasts by combining high frequencies with low latency settings. These will feature a black PCB, integrated heatspreader with a revamped Ballistix logo, and ship in both DDR2 and DDR3 form. Crucial's Ballistix Elite will only... Read more...
Hewlett Packard reckons if you're a business user, your desk is probably cluttered enough as it is with TPS reports, stacks of papers, your custom name plate, pictures of the family, and whatever other knick nacks lay strewn about. Why add a bulky monitor to the mix? To help make the most out of your desktop real estate, HP is getting ready to launch its Elite L2201x monitor, a 21.5-inch LED display that's described as an "ultra-modern, micro-thin business monitor." According to HP, this is the company's thinnest monitor to date measuring (with stand) 19.94 (W)  x 4.89 (D) x 14.22 (H) inches.... Read more...
It wasn't long ago that Pioneer was selling a line of Elite plasma HDTVs. In 2009, Pioneer abandoned the TV business to focus on other efforts. Now, it appears the Elite brand will be available on TVs once again. Sharp will license Pioneer's Elite brand for a line of high-end flat-panel displays the company plans to introduce in the US and Canada this year. Pioneer currently uses the Elite brand with lines of high-end audio/video receivers, Blu-ray Disc players and speakers. "As a leader in large-screen LCD TV, we are excited to collaborate with Pioneer to bring a high-end LCD TV to the Elite consumer,"... Read more...
OCZ Technology Introduces the Highly Efficient EliteXStream PSU Featuring a Powerful Single-Rail Design for Optimum Distribution to High-Performance Systems Sunnyvale, Calif.—April 7, 2008—OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and PC components, today unveiled the EliteXStream power supply family for high-powered gaming systems and workstations. Designed to offer the consumer market an enthusiast-grade computer power supply with a state-of-the-art architecture, the EliteXStream is the ultimate power solution for those users that... Read more...
World Cyber Games is the largest annual gaming festival in the world. The best gamers from all over the world will gather this weekend in New York to compete in the US Open tournament series. Participating countries engage in preliminary rounds of play before the best of the best are sent off to represent them in the main events. They will be competing for over $20,000 worth of cash and prizes.  "Among the competitors in the US Open are professional Starcraft gamer "Red_ScorpiO" (Ralph Geunhwa), professional Dead or Alive 4 gamer "Master" (Emannuel Rodriguez),... Read more...
So, does the popular gaming magazine confirm the rumors of a new Xbox 360 version? According to some leaked scans, yes it does. The new Xbox 360 Elite is expected to come in black, with a 120GB Hard Drive, HDMI output, and a $479 price tag. It's also rumored that once the new Elite's sell out, the hardware will replace current Premium systems, minus the black case. "Considering the number of corroborating rumors it seems likely that at least a few of the details, like price and HDMI inclusion, will indeed become reality. Until an official announcement is made, however, nothing... Read more...
It appears that the top-brass at Digg have banned one of their most prominent members, Stacy Doss AKA 3Monkeys, for no apparent reason.  We want to bring this story to your attention because Stacy Doss also happens to be one of our valued team members here at HotHardware. TH: Why do you suppose you've been given the snub this time - after 4 days of emails and no response? SD: I honestly couldn't begin to guess. There has been a lot of friction between the top users at digg and the average user at digg. I believe that the digg staff has a thorny issue with that friction. Trying... Read more...
OCZ Technology Launches System Elite Memory Series - the Elite Solution for System Builders and Integrators Sunnyvale, CA - November 15, 2006 - OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today unveiled the new OCZ System Elite memory product family, a clear-cut means for system integrators to select the best possible memory solution for new builds or total system enhancement. "OCZ is proud to bring a series of new modules designed to address the specific stability, compatibility, and performance requirements for System Integrators,... Read more...
ECS Elitegroup Unleashes PN2 SLI2+ Extreme Motherboard for PC Gamers and Overclocking Enthusiasts   -- Available immediately, the new Extreme motherboard offers a solid platform for anyone building an ultimate gaming PC or an ultra high performance system --   Fremont, CA (November 13, 2006) - Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc. (ECS), the world's leading motherboard, notebook and desktop PC manufacturer, today announced the new PN2 SLI2+ Extreme motherboard based on the latest NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI media and communication processor (MCP). Designed for the Intel Core2 platform, PN2 SLI2... Read more...
ECS Elitegroup Unveils GeForce6100SM-M Motherboard for the Home Theater PC Builders Fremont, CA (October 24, 2006) - Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc. (ECS), the world's leading motherboard, notebook and desktop PC manufacturer, today released GeForce6100SM-M motherboard featuring NVIDIA GeForce 6100 graphics processing unit (GPU) and nForce 405 media and communications processor (MCP). Designed to support the latest AMD Athlon 64 AM2 based processors, the new ECS Elitegroup GeForce6100SM-M motherboard features premium quality onboard 3D graphics, making it the industry's first integrated... Read more...
ECS Elitegroup to Acquire Uniwill Computer -- Leaders in notebook design and manufacture join forces to expand leadership in white book and ultra portable solutions -- Fremont, CA (August 1, 2006) - Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc. (ECS, TSE: 2331), the world's leading desktop PCs, notebooks, servers, motherboards, video cards, wireless solutions and handheld devices manufacturer, announced it has inked an agreement to acquire Uniwill Computer, Taiwan's leading manufacturer of ultra-portable notebook solutions. This acquisition will allow customers of both companies to deploy a wide range... Read more...
The making of a printed circuit board is an interesting process as The TechZone shows in their latest tour. They've taken plenty of pictures while in ECS' factory, so sit back and enjoy the tour. "The Golden Elite plant is the first in a series of expansion on the SEZ property. When completed, the plants will take up 385,000 square meters of production space and employ over 10,000 people. Currently the property has two factories running with 1,500 employees. By the end of the year, two more plants will be added and total employment will... Read more...
Good afternoon HotHardware fans!  Just in case you haven't seen the fresh link at the top of the page, I'm here to let you know that we've just posted a review of ATI's new TV Wonder Elite. This is ATI's latest add-in PCI TV Tuner card based on their Theater 550 chip, which includes the new Remote Wonder Plus. Click here and check it out...... Read more...
Five plus years ago, there weren't many "must have extras" to include on your do-it-yourself list of desired PC components, minus that relatively expensive Sound Blaster and a pricey, yet affordable, 3D Graphics card. In fact there weren't too many extras to consider in a configuration other than perhaps an optical drive of some sort, or maybe a SCSI controller for a Jaz drive or Plextor burner.  Fast forward a few years and the whole scene has changed. We've got a lot of new technology now, and a larger selection of it, to provide solutions for a new breed of digital multimedia... Read more...