About a decade ago AMD paid to acquire ATI Technology for around $5.60 billion. At AMD’s current stock price their market capitalization is set at $1.53 billion. This is just about a quarter of what AMD paid to acquire ATI.
COUGAR is proud to announce today the launch of its new flagship gaming mouse, COUGAR 550M. This device is the result of years of continuous work with a single objective: creating the most perfect gaming mouse the world has ever seen.
Intel’s consumer product roadmap for the remainder of 2015 through the first half of 2016 has been leaked. First let’s start with Intel’s HEDT (High End Desktop) segment. Haswell-E will finally get its upgrade to the 14nm process in the form of Broadwell-E. Broadwell-E will start rolling out in Q1 of 2016. Naming has not been given on the roadmap, but we can expect these processors to be called the Core i7-6960X, Core i7-6930K, and the Core i7-6820K.
ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash products, today launches the XPG SX930 2.5″ SATA 6Gb/s Gaming SSD for professional gamers and overclockers. It comes with a JMicron controller and Enterprise-grade MLC plus NAND Flash, offering excellent performance and durability for gaming systems and workstations.
Windows 10 has attained RTM (release to market) status. This means it is at its end of product development and beginning its distribution. WIndows 10 RTM (build 10240) is the version that will be sent to PC OEM partners (to pre-install on new notebooks and desktops), physical media manufacturers, and to the team handling “Get Windows 10″, which is the tool that upgrades eligible Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 installations to Windows 10.
AMD was the first graphics card company to make use of HBM (high bandwidth memory) with their release of the Fury X and Fury graphics cards. NVIDIA has stated that they are waiting for the second iteration of HBM (HBM2) before they move over to the standard. According to a recent report AMD could be leveraging their deal with SK Hynix to get priority access to HBM2 for their next graphics card series (Arctic Islands).
Comcast first announced its 2Gbps symmetrical Gigabit Pro Fiber Service for the Atlanta market in April and soon began expanding into the San Francisco Bay Area, Chattanooga, and parts of Colorado and Oregon. Up until now the cost of the service was unknown, but Comcast has added a landing page for the service on their website which lets us know the service will be $299.95 per month!
LEPA announces the EXllusion 240, the liquid CPU cooler with 400W TDP cooling capacity. It is equipped with the dual patented CDP (Central Diffusing Passage) cold plate, 240mm radiator, and Dual-Convex-Blades fans for the powerful yet silent cooling. EXllusion 240 also features coolant refillable design, and included red, blue, green dyes allow users to customize the preferred coolant color.
AMD released their 15.7 WHQL driver suite last week. With it brought some new features for AMD graphics card owners. One of the most interesting is the ability to pair a Radeon 300 series graphics card with a similar spec’d chip from the R9 200 series.
MSI has released a picture of their upcoming Z170 Krait Gaming Motherboard. This black and white themed motherboard is designed for PC builds with two graphics cards. The black and white design is not only on the heatsinks but also on the ports as well as even on the board itself. It gives the board a very unique look.
Jul 30, 2015 0