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Monday, 1 Sep 2014

Corsair, ASUS deliver best platforms for Intel Core i7 Extreme

Corsair, ASUS deliver best platforms for Intel Core i7 Extreme

Corsair and ASUS jointly announced the availability of their respective offerings designed to support Intel's Core i7 Extreme Edition processors. These are the Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4, and ASUS's X99-Deluxe and Rampage V Extreme.

Gigabyte outs X99 series mobos for Intel Core i7 Extreme

Gigabyte outs X99 series mobos for Intel Core i7 Extreme

Gigabyte shows that it is ready for the coming of Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition processors and DDR4 memory modules by revealing the motherboard models of its X99 series. The lineup is composed of nine different models.

Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014

ASUS RT-N18U wireless router to hit store shelves next month for less than 6K

ASUS RT-N18U wireless router to hit store shelves next month for less than 6K

Clad in a "black diamond" housing, the ASUS RT-N18U is a wireless router that can handle up to 300,000 concurrent data sessions, offer up to 600Mbps wireless speed, and provide ultra-fast LAN-based connection.

New AMD FirePro graphics cards boast up to 16GB GDDR5 memory, support 4K displays

New AMD FirePro graphics cards boast up to 16GB GDDR5 memory, support 4K displays

Based on AMD's GCN architecture, the latest family of FirePro professional graphics cards consists of the W9100, W8100, W2100, W4100, W5100, and the W7100. These cards are aimed toward CAD, animation, and engineering professionals.

ADATA outs Premier DDR4 Unbuffered DIMM and XPG Z1 DDR4 Overclocking Memory

ADATA outs Premier DDR4 Unbuffered DIMM and XPG Z1 DDR4 Overclocking Memory

ADATA has two lines of DDR4 memory modules: the Premier DDR4 2133 Unbuffered DIMM and the XPG Z1 DDR4 Overclocking Memory. These memory modules are designed to support Intel Haswell-E CPUs and Intel X99 motherboards.

Friday, 22 Aug 2014

Microsoft to unveil Windows 9 on September 30?

Microsoft to unveil Windows 9 on September 30?

Codenamed "Threshold", Windows 9, Microsoft's next-generation OS, will feature a mini Start menu and an early version of Cortana, according to some reports. The latest rumors are suggesting that Microsoft might unveil the OS on September 30.

Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014

AMD outs Radeon R7 solid-state drives in partnership with OCZ/Toshiba

AMD outs Radeon R7 solid-state drives in partnership with OCZ/Toshiba

Collaborating with OCZ/Toshiba, AMD announced its foray into the storage market by introducing its Radeon R7 solid-state drives. The new SSDs will be available in 120GB, 240GB, and 480GB storage capacities.

Kimtigo aims Southeast Asia expansion, brings KTA-350 SSD to the region

Kimtigo aims Southeast Asia expansion, brings KTA-350 SSD to the region

Aiming to expand its presence in the Southeast Asian region, China-based Kimtigo is bringing its products to the region, including the KTA-350 SSD. It is available in storage capacities of up to 480GB and promises fast performance.

Thursday, 14 Aug 2014

Smart pioneers

Smart pioneers "5G" LTE-Advanced in PH, tests show more than 200Mbps download speeds

Smart Communications is ushering in a new era of wireless technology by bringing "5G" LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) to the Philippines. Tests conducted by Smart show that LTE-A can deliver more than 200Mbps download speeds.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 720 arrives, add-in card partners release their own graphics card renditions

NVIDIA GeForce GT 720 arrives, add-in card partners release their own graphics card renditions

NVIDIA recently released the GeForce GT 720, an entry-level GPU based on the 28nm Kepler architecture. Welcoming its arrival, NVIDIA's add-in card partners also released their own graphics card iterations based on the GeForce GT 720.

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