Micron is working on a new Hybrid Memory Cube that will be available as soon as the first quarter of next year. The Hybrid Memory Cube will provide 15 times more bandwidth than traditional DDR3 memory that you can purchase today. Even with newer DDR4 the Hybrid Memory Cube will still provide five times more bandwidth.
It looks like the NVIDIA-styled Gigabyte BRIX that was spotted at Computex actually is coming out. Gigabyte is calling it the BRIX Gaming and the DIY PC kit will feature professional CPU performance of the Intel Core i5 4200H processor matched with the visually stunning graphics of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760.
It seems like the solid state drive market is booming right now. Many manufacturers are offering a wide variety of drives and pricing is getting very competitive. ADATA is one such company and today we are checking out one of their latest solid state drive offerings in their Premier Pro SP920SS 256 GB solid state drive. This drive features Marvell’s 88SS9189 controller and Micron’s new 128 Gbit NAND. The 256 GB version of the drive that we are looking at today will have sequential read and write speeds of 560 MB/s and 360 MB/s respectively. Is this the perfect solid state drive for you? Read on as we take a look…
Just a few days ago AMD’s Roy Taylor posted a little teaser image on his twitter account which did show an upcoming processor that came with an included liquid cooling system. The guys over at Hardware Canucks have confirmed that this is not a new processors, but AMD will be relaunching their current flagship FX-9590 processors with an included liquid cooling system.
Lian Li has just announced a new case in their vast lineup, the PC-Q01. This new brushed aluminum case is designed for small office / home environments and features a tool-lessly removable L-shaped cover that makes installations effortless in space-confined ITX systems.
Roccat is based in Germany and started in 2007 and has since become a major player in the eSports world. With their release of multiple gaming mice, keyboards, headsets, accessories, and even notebooks (only available in Germany) they have proven their standing as a major player. Today we bring you their 0.45mm “Knife Edge Thin” Siru Mousepad, specially developed to provide optimal glide and control in the toughest of situations.
KFA2 has just launched an updated version of their factory overclocked GeForce GTX 780 HOF (hall of fame) graphics card. This new card is the GeForce GTX 780 HOF OC+ and is based on the same board design as the original.
The guys over at French publication 01net found something a little odd about their Zotac ZBOX CI540 review unit. While the unit does have a completely fan-less design the Intel Core i5-4210Y dual-core chip inside was idling at around 80°C. Noticing this high temperature the reviewer opened the ZBOX up to reveal that Zotac had left the protective film on the thermal pad, which conducts heat from the CPU to the chassis of the unit. Once the film was removed the temperatures of the CPU dropped, but reaching for that thermal pad actually voids your warranty!
Intel’s upcoming Core i7 Haswell-E HEDT (high-end desktop) processors and accompanying motherboards based on the Intel X99 Express chipset are expected to launch on September 14, 2014. This is according to a leaked supply chain document acquired by VR-Zone.
From this speculation came the thought of a full blown die, the Hawaii XTX. The existence of this die was said to be kept under wraps by AMD for competitive strategy against NVIDIA. It looks like it has now been confirmed that the Hawaii XTX does exist!