Tag: PC Hardware News

May 17

Check Out This Mission Impossible Style SSD

I’ve always been impressed with high end technology (No duh!), and “secret” spy tech is certainly no exception. Caught this video while wandering around the web about a Solid State Drive with actual physical destruction capabilities, ala Mission: Impossible. Check this thing out for yourselves. 🙂 Pretty cool, eh? This is one of those devices …

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Mar 16

Nvidia Geforce GTX 680 Specs Leaked

A Chinese media site named PCOnline.cn has released a snippet from what they claim to be from the press team handling the Nvidia Geforce GTX 680 launch. With the launch of the 680 coming up around March 22nd, it does make for an interesting tidbit of information to have, at least as far as card …

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Jan 25

AMD And Nvidia Business Impacted, Due To HDD Shortages

During the summer months of 2011, Thailand suffered from a serious flood that put a big hurt on HDD production and still continues to affect the business today. Prices of had drives have skyrocketed, and of course, there was serious concern about being able to meet the demands of business partners and consumers who were …

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Dec 27

AMD Radeon HD 7950 Specs Leaked

With all the various reviews on the soft-launched Radeon HD 7970 available out there, it goes without saying that the hardware is beastly. But with the $500+ price tag, many people are curious about slightly less high-end models. After all, if you can get 90% of the performance at a much lower price, things can …

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Dec 01

AMD Introduces Branded Desktop Memory

If you’re an AMD hardware fan, then here is a bit of good news for you people. AMD is partnering with Patriot Memory and VisionTek Products to offer AMD-branded memory products to the general public. AMD’s new line of branded RAM is designed to make decisions about which memory to use with your AMD or …

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Nov 20

AMD Makes Some Pricing Changes, Introduces A New Athlon II X4 Model

In addition to its new Opteron chips, AMD recently has announced a some small changes to their processor line-up, including some pricing changes for several of their Llano-based APUs, as well as one of their socket AM3+ FX-series processors. AMD also introduced a new, faster GPU-less Athlon II for Socket FM1 boards as well.This new …

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Nov 04

Commodore USA Introduces the C64x Extreme For Sale

Commodore is a hardware company that few gamers from the ’80s will forget. These days, the brand name is under new leadership, but they’re still keeping in the computer business with machines with retro styling. On that note, CUSA is now shipping production orders for their new Commodore 64 Extreme model. This new model, comes …

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Jun 29

With Commodore Reviving The Amiga and C64, Would YOU Buy One?

No doubt about it, the Commodore line of computers back in the day evoke much nostalgia in me. I’ve owned a couple of Commodore 64s, as well as a few Amigas, such as the A500, A1000, and A2000. I cut most of my gaming teeth on these machines playing games such as Impossible Mission, M.U.L.E., …

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