Today we’ll be looking at one of the many new power supplies released by NZXT. The NZXT HALE82 750W Power Supply is one of many 80PLUS certified power supplies recently released. All of the HALE82 series are 80PLUS Bronze certified and while the more efficient HALE90 series are all 80PLUS GOLD certified, which is pretty impressive coming from a company that mainly manufactures cases.
Well it is that time of year again! CES is just a few days away and we are so excited to get to Vegas and see what all of these companies have in store for us. If you don’t know what CES is it is the Consumer Electronics Show, which not only is the biggest electronics show in America, but also the largest trade show in North America! We will be seeing new products in categories such as computer hardware, car audio, tablets, home automation and televisions. This year we will be doing a lot of video coverage, to explain all what we have going on at CES check out our first CES 2012 Video Blog!
Today we have another great motherboard unboxing! This time it is of the Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4 Intel Z68 Motherboard. This is Gigabyte’s mainstream Z68 board and is loaded with features. Some of these features include a 16 Phase Power Design, switchable graphics with LucidLogix Virtu GPU Virtualization technology, Gigabyte’s Ultra Durable 3 technology, SATA 6GB/s & USB 3.0 and DDR3 memory up to 2133 MHz. Read on as we unbox the Z68XP-UD4 and go over some of its features.
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Fremont, Calif. – January 6, 2012– AOC, the worldwide leader in HD television and monitor display technology, announces the Aire Monitor with Docking Station, the ultimate monitor for iPod and iPhone owners. The 23-inch Full High Definition monitor features a built-in universal docking station for iPhone and iPod that allows immediate video, audio and photo playback from the mobile device through AOC’s patented plug-and-play technology. Along with the integrated dock, the base of the monitor also includes built-in speakers with high quality SRS Premium Sound. The 23-inch AOC Aire Monitor with Docking Station (e2343Fi) will be available for $279.99 at national retailers in March 2012. The e2343Fi will also be showcased at the Bellagio, Monet 3 Ballroom, at the International CES 2012, January 10-13, 2012.
Intel’s X79 platform was recently announced and we are lucky enough to have one of the first custom PC’s that it is based on. Our friends at iBUYPOWER have sent us over their Gamer Paladin XLC Intel X79 Gaming System. This system packs a brand new Intel Core i7 3930K 6-core processor, ASUS P9X79 motherboard, EVGA GeForce GTX 580 video card and a liquid cooling system. Read on as we take this system through the paces.
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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – January 5, 2012: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced the ThinkPad X1 Hybrid laptop, combining the thin, light and performance benefits of its predecessor – the X1 – with double the battery life, up to 10 hours, via the hybrid’s Instant Media Mode, powered by a second processor and operating system. Lenovo also announced today the ThinkPad T430u ultrabook, the company’s first business ultrabook giving professionals exceptionally thin and light design without sacrificing performance and productivity.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – January 5, 2012: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced its new portfolio of small-to-medium business (SMB) laptops loaded with serious business technology and personal lifestyle computing features. The portfolio includes the premium ThinkPad Edge S Series to the mainstream ThinkPad Edge E Series to entry-level laptops in the essential Lenovo B Series, available in select markets. The chic ThinkPad Edge S430 laptop comprises high style and genuine substance with performance technologies and innovations like the latest Intel Core processors and Thunderbolt technology. The ThinkPad Edge 11, 13, 14 and 15-inch laptops include new useful technologies like Lenovo Solution Center to solve common IT tasks, while simultaneously addressing users’ entertainment needs with rich visual and deluxe audio features.
Fremont, Calif. – January 4, 2012 – AOC, the worldwide leader in HD television and monitor display technology, announces the 22-inch USB Monitor, a sleek full high definition LED monitor that receives both power and signal solely through USB connection. The energy-efficient and affordable 22-inch USB Monitor (e2251Fwu) offers simple plug-and-play connectivity, making the productivity benefits of dual- and multi-monitor computing available to the masses. The e2251Fwu is equally suitable for business, gaming and entertainment use with its convenient built-in USB port and excellent image quality. A great productivity enhancement for anyone who runs multiple applications, the 22-inch AOC USB Monitor will be available for $199 at national retailers in February 2012. The e2251Fwu will also be showcased at the Bellagio, Monet 3 Ballroom, at the International CES 2012, January 10-13, 2012.