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We wanted to let you all know that we’ve just posted a new article here at HotHardware in which we take a look at the Ultra X3 1000 Watt Energy Efficient Modular PSU.  Boasting high efficiency and a modular design, the Ultra X3 has more to offer than just 1000 watts of peak power; it also sports a slick finish and near silent  fan.  Click the link below and check it out...Ultra X3 1000 Watt Energy Efficient Modular PSU... Read more...
OCZ Technology Group Unveils World’s First Intel Extreme Memory Modules Sunnyvale, Calif.— OCZ Technology Group (LSE: OCZ), a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today announced production of the industry’s first Intel Extreme Memory modules, a new memory solution that implements a high-performance specification optimized and predefined for the impending Intel X38 chipset. Designed to significantly increase performance levels of the entire platform, these modules feature Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP), an exclusive set of SPD (Serial Presence Detect) settings that act as an integrated “plug and... Read more...
Kingston Technology Unveils First Ultra Low Latency DDR3 Memory Modules Memory Release Drives Performance Benchmarks, Gaming Further, Faster Than Ever Fountain Valley, CA (July 12, 2007) Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it is first to market with ultra low-latency PC3 1375MHz DDR3 HyperX memory modules, driving memory benchmarking and gaming further and faster than ever before. "Our new HyperX DDR3 ultra low latency modules give early adopters and performance enthusiasts the opportunity to push their DDR3 motherboards as far as current memory technology will... Read more...
If you were a young lad who was enjoying youth during the 1980s, you may remember your very first computer experience, whether it was with a Commodore 64, Vic-20, or Amiga. Feeling nostalgic? Well Commodore is making a comeback in the U.S. quite soon, this time as a powerful gaming computer. Meet Commodore Gaming, which has already been launched in the EU and is expected to be released in America in August 2007, which would mark Commodore 64’s 25th anniversary. "The most immediate difference Commodore enthusiasts will notice about these new systems is the operating system -- they no longer use AmigaOS; now they're Windows-based. They use Intel microprocessors and feature Corsair memory and... Read more...
If you’re an avid YouTuber, then you might want to pay close attention to this new way to spread viruses.  New methods of virus distribution tend start with just one or two people doing it, but copycats come out of the woodwork at a stunning rate. The new method shows viewers a web site URL during the presentation and encourages them to go there to download the virus-infected software.  Luckily the virus doesn't seem to take full effect until a reboot, so if you've downloaded the "mod" and haven't rebooted yet, now would be the time to run your anti-virus/spyware remove software. “Someone is using a Grand Theft Auto mod video as a way... Read more...
XBox Live allows users to connect their systems to the Internet and play games online. Apparently some systems have been banned in the recent past due to "hardware modifications" that violate certain agreements. But that hasn't stopped crafty modders from going about their business. In fact, the development of new firmware allows one's XBox 360 to fly under the radar. "A new firmware version has just been released for all 360s with the TS-H943 DVD drive preventing against any Xbox Live detection attempts and allowing the 360 to play all "backup" game copies. This firmware update ultimately prevents Microsoft from "seeing" the modded 360 thus not allowing them to ban the console from Xbox Live."... Read more...
Intel Delivers First Dual Channel Enhanced Demodulators For Consumer Electronics Devices TVonics Adopts New Demodulators to Deliver Advanced TV Capabilities SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 29, 2007 – Intel Corporation today unveiled its first Digital TV dual channel demodulators for the consumer electronics (CE) market segment that is housed on a single piece of silicon. The demodulator extracts the digital channel from the target broadcast signal to deliver high-quality broadcast TV reception. The new Intel CE 6250 Dual Channel COFDM Demodulator and Intel CE 6251 Dual Channel Diversity-Enabled COFDM Demodulator expands Intel's CE... Read more...
OCZ Technology Premium Memory Line Expands with the Introduction of Next Generation DDR3 Memory Modules   Sunnyvale, Calif. - May 22, 2007 - OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today announced their official crossover into DDR3 memory to coincide with the recent launch of the Intel Bearlake Chipset. OCZ’s hand-tested DDR3 solutions enable ardent enthusiasts to take advantage of the highly-anticipated P35 platform while experiencing the legendary quality and reliability of OCZ memory.  The... Read more...
NVIDIA Takes Visual Computing to New Extremes with NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS Model IV SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 24, 2007—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced a new version of the NVIDIA Quadro Plex visual computing system (VCS), which incorporates the unified architecture and GPU computing capability of NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600 GPUs. This new Quadro Plex VCS pushes visual computing to new extremes, boosting workstation and cluster performance for a wide range of high-performance, graphics-intensive styling and design, oil and gas, and scientific applications. NVIDIA Quadro Plex... Read more...
OCZ Technology Merges their Leading Edge PSU Technology with a Modular Cable Management System and Launches the ModXStream Power Supply Family Sunnyvale, CA—April 12, 2007 — OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and components, today announced the ModXStream Series, a new line of power supplies designed to offer consumers a combination of OCZ’s legendary PSU architecture and an efficient modular cable management system. Available in 780W and 900W models, the high efficiency ModXStream offers the industry’s highest performing modular power supplies on the market. As... Read more...
OCZ Technology Announces Groundbreaking PC2-6400 NVIDIA SLI-Ready Certified Modules with 1T Command Rate Sunnyvale, CA - March 29, 2007 - OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today announced the latest addition to the award-winning OCZ NVIDIA SLI certified series, the PC2-6400 SLI-Ready DDR2 modules. Optimized specifically for current and next generation nForce platforms, this series features reduced latencies and a 1T command rate for ultra fast memory accesses at 800MHz data rate. As part of the NVIDIA SLI technology ecosystem, these modules undergo a rigorous series of tests by NVIDIA and are certified to provide enthusiasts... Read more...
The Register has a look at the new Commodore PC gaming rigs. The specs are great, but the amazing paint jobs really catch the eye.  It wouldn't be a stretch to say that these new PCs look a lot like some of the earlier Alienware and Voodoo rigs. "CeBIT Commodore's eagerly anticipated Cxx gaming PC will sport an Intel Core 2 Extreme four-core processor, a pair of 768MB Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTX graphics card and a Creative X-Fi soundcard, the company revealed today. What it didn't say up front was how much all this gaming hardware - fitted inside a casing covered with one of a half-dozen or so painted 'skins' applied to the interchangeable front and side panels - will cost."... Read more...
ExtremeTech has an article posted with information regarding AMD's upcoming "Barcelona" processors and the future R600 family of graphics cards.  The information was compiled last week during a briefing in San Francisco and includes quotes taken directly from AMD's Mario Rivas, Henri Richard, and former ATI CEO Dave Orton. "We pushed out the launch of the R600 and people thought is must be a silicon or software problem...it's got to be a bug," said Dave Orton, president and chief executiveof ATI. "In fact, our mainstream chips are in 65nm and are coming out extremely fast. Because of that configuration, we have... Read more...
VIA EPIA EN-Powered Ainkaboot Octimod Cluster Makes HPC Scalable and Affordable Energy efficient, ultra compact modular design provides high density parallel and supercomputing units that can grow with your organization Taipei, Taiwan, 19th February 2007 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced that Ainkaboot, a London-based company designing cluster servers for high performance computing (HPC) and high availability computing, is shipping the first ultra compact Octimod MPC7-1500 cluster modules powered by VIA EPIA EN15000 mainboards. Based on the Beowulf concept of providing HPC using off-the-shelf hardware,... Read more...
Virtual Windows to Run Unmodified on Linux Device drivers from Novell and Intel allow unmodified Windows Server 2000/2003/XP to run in Xen virtual environments on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and Intel Virtualization Technology SAN FRANCISCO (InfoWorld Virtualization Executive Forum) - Feb. 12, 2007 - Novell and Intel Corporation today announced the availability of paravirtualized network and block device drivers that will allow Microsoft Windows Server 2000/2003/XP to run unmodified in Xen virtual environments on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 from Novell, operating on Intel-based server platforms featuring Intel Virtualization Technology. Combined with the existing ability to host unmodified... Read more...
Well, no one's shot one another over a Wii yet, but it's still early. The media might run out of Playstation 3 horror stories, so you never know. Nintendo's new Wii gaming platform launch  is kind of flying under the radar. But it's cheap, and new, and innovative. And you can buy add-ons for its motion sensing "Wii-mote" controller already. Nintendo wants you to hold the motion sensing controller, lovingly dubbed the 'Wii-mote', in your hands to control your bat, racquet, club, steering wheel or more. But along with the launch of the Wii in the US has come a range of Wii-mote add-ons that are so cool and affordable, you'll want them for the novelty value if nothing... Read more...
Corsair Premium Memory Module YTD Shipments Surpass One Million Units, Celebrates Accelerated Growth of the PC Enthusiast Market by offering Five Gold Plated DOMINATOR Memory Kits -- Ranked #1 performance module maker and 8th largest global DRAM module maker, Corsair worldwide unit shipments leap in 2006 -- Fremont, CA - Corsair, a worldwide leader in high performance enthusiast computer products, today announced total premium module shipments for calendar year 2006 year-to-date surpassed 1 million units. Corsair premium modules include the award-winning XMSTM, XMS PROTM, XMS XPERTTM and the newly released XMS DOMINATORTM line of products. This explosive growth reinforces Corsair's position... Read more...
17 Oct 2006 , Tokyo : NEC LCD Technologies, Ltd. today announced the development of a new monochrome, 21.3-inch (54-centimeters-diagonal) amorphous silicon thin film transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display (LCD) module. Boasting the industry's highest resolution in the category of monochrome LCDs for medical use, this LCD is ideal for diagnosis of radiogram interpretation, in particular, digital mammography images. The new LCD module is being positioned as a top-end product in the company's monochrome LCD module lineup and commercial production is targeted for the middle of 2007. Its resolution of 2800 x 2100 pixels (approx 6 mega-pixels) surpasses that of NEC LCD Technologies' high-end... Read more...
Cooler Master Annual Case Modding Contest is now extended for two weeks! Don't forget to submit your Mods to enter in Coolermaster Annual Case Modding contest. This year they have an awesome list of prizes to give out. Retail value is worth over $3000 USD. So hurry and enter your Mod's today! You never know, Christmas can come a bit early for you this year. Enter today!... Read more...
OCZ Technology Announces PC2-8500 NVIDIA SLI-Ready Modules Sunnyvale, CA-October 3, 2006-OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today announced the next addition to OCZ's line of NVIDIAR certified Platinum DDR2 memory modules. The new PC2-8500 series is SLIT certified ensuring ultimate breakthrough compatibility for advanced SLI platform performance. OCZ PC2-8500 Platinum modules operate at 1066MHz with 4-5-5 timings and are part of the certified NVIDIA SLI technology ecosystem compiled of a selection of "interoperable components," all of which elevate the standards of performance for enthusiasts and gamers when... Read more...
If your NVIDIA GeForce 6 or 7 series overclocking adventures haven't yielded the kind of results you had hoped, this guide on the AOA Forums may be of interest.  They outline the steps necessary to soft-mod the BIOS on many GeForce cards to increase the GPU's voltage using NiBiTor and nvFlash.  I've done this mod on a GeForce 7800 GT card with some success, but it's not going to work for everyone because some board partners already tweak their voltages to support increased clock speeds on factory overclocked cards. "Over-clockers are always looking for a way to squeeze every last drop of performance out of their hardware. This has been going on for years. Today's Video... Read more...
OCZ Technology Announces Next Generation PC2-6400 ATI CrossFire Certified Modules for Demanding Computer Gaming Environments Sunnyvale, CA - September 13, 2006 - OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today announced the second certified member of the new ATI CrossFireTM DDR2 series which delivers 800MHz speeds at 4-4-4 timings. The PC2-6400 CrossFire Certified modules now deliver gamers the performance and speed they require for their demanding computing environments. Approximating the newly released PC2-5400, the PC2-6400 modules feature an exclusive ATI special XTC (Xtreme Thermal Convection) heatspreader displaying ATI's... Read more...
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