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ASUS ROG Vulcan ANC
     Wed, Oct 03 2012 | 9:01A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
These days ASUS is exploring some new territory with the ROG brand (Republic of Gamers). With the Vulcan they haven a very nice looking gaming headset in their portfolio, which, at a first glance, looks quite comfortable too. This is reason enough for us to check wether this thing is able to convince or not.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

In-Win GreenMe 750-watt 80 PLUS Bronze Power Supply Review
     Wed, Oct 03 2012 | 9:01A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In-Win goes green with their latest power supplies, but the green in your wallet might be spent better elsewhere."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Xtreamer Prodigy Black 3D Media Player
     Wed, Oct 03 2012 | 9:00A | Home Theatre | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
One of the things i really like about the electronics industry is that no matter how many manufacturers there are at this exact moment in time there will always be more around each day that goes by and so although I’ve been testing hardware (standalone) media players for the past 5 years (or so) i have yet to cooperate with all of them something which some of you keep reminding me from time to time (as you should). Xtreamer may not be the most famous hardware media player manufacturer (A.C.Ryan is and unfortunately they are not doing well so that means little nowadays) but they've been around almost from the very beginning (i think they were established in late 2008/ early 2009) and they are known to manufacture cost-effective yet feature-rich solutions. So since their latest media player & streamer is called the Prodigy Black and has been around for over a year we thought it was about time that we took it out for a test drive.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

MS-Tech X4 Crow Case
     Wed, Oct 03 2012 | 3:42A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The MS-Tech X4 Crow is the next PC-Case in the Technic3D Editorship. The X4 Crow supports XL-ATX, ATX , Mini-ATX and Micro-ATX motherboards and have place for six 120mm and one 200mm Cooling-Fans. We will check this and many more in the following Review."
  FULL STORY @ TECHNIC3D.COM

NVIDIA Says No to Voltage Control
     Tue, Oct 02 2012 | 3:44P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"It has come to our attention that NVIDIA is making sure that there will be no voltage control for their GK100 line up. The news comes via a forum post at the EVGA forums (which we confirmed independently) and it's not pretty as far as overclockers are concerned."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERS

AMD Trinity A10-5800K and the Virgo Plattform
     Tue, Oct 02 2012 | 3:44P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD introduces the new "Trinity" APUs and the A85X fusion controller hub for desktop PCs with the name "2012 AMD A-series platform" (aka.) (Virgo). We have tested the new top model A10-5800K on the F2A85X-UP4 mainboard from gigabyte.
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKPC

AMD A10-5800K APU Review
     Tue, Oct 02 2012 | 3:43P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The AMD A10-5800K APU arrived Technic3D. We will check the APU from AMD against the Intel Core i7, i5, AMD Bulldozer, Phenom II and many more on Windows 7 and Linux. More see you in the following Review."
  FULL STORY @ TECHNIC3D

 
AMD A8-5600K Review
     Tue, Oct 02 2012 | 3:43P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The latest line of A-Series APUs come laden with new features all aimed at delivering a seamless graphics rich experience at little inconvenience to the end user. Coming in with an updated 'Northern Islands' based Radeon HD 7000 series integrated GPU that uses the VLIW 4 architecture, Turbo Core 3.0 for both CPU and GPU, aimed to reduce power consumption while giving the user peak performance. The biggest change is in the x86 architecture. Displacing the four K12 cores found in the Llano APUs we find four 'Piledriver' cores. 'Piledriver' is the direct successor to the 'Bulldozer' architecture and spells a new era for AMD and the direction that their future technology will take.
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ

AMD A10-5800K Trinity APU Review @ TechwareLabs
     Tue, Oct 02 2012 | 3:42P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today AMD launches the new Trinity APU lines based on the Piledriver architecture. We have in their latest A10-588K and A8-566K APU's for testing. GPU as well as CPu enhancements await end users with this new product line. The big question on everyones mind is "Does Trinity close the gap and finally provide a compelling argument to the Ivy Bridge CPU. There's no doubt that Intel retains the performance crown but the really compelling argument is in where AMD is headed. The question you should be asking yourself is " What should I be looking for in a processor?"
  FULL STORY @ TECHWARELABS

AMD A10-5800K and A8-5600K APUs for Socket FM2
     Tue, Oct 02 2012 | 3:42P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The results are in! Today we take a better look at AMD's FM2 APU performance results, including updated results from the last we posted, now using an AMD A85X-based motherboard instead of AMD's A75 FCH. Does the FCH used matter? Does the APU do its job well?
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP

A10 5800K Launch Review
     Tue, Oct 02 2012 | 3:42P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"AMD launches their offensive against the Intel desktop platforms with the enthusiastically positioned second generation A-series APU. We've got a range topping A10-5800K and a new socket FM2 mobo for you, plus some comparisons against it's primary target - the Intel Core i3."
  FULL STORY @ RAGE3D

AMD “Virgo” Platform: 2nd Generation APU
     Tue, Oct 02 2012 | 3:41P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If you read our AMD Trinity Preview, you’ve already seen the integrated GPU performance in the new A-Series APU from AMD. Today, we take a look at the CPU side of the APU. In addition, we are able to see just how the new chip will perform at various applications and workloads, including media transcoding, data encryption, and OpenCL.
  FULL STORY @ BJORN3D

AMD A10-5800K / A8-5600K full review: Trinity for desktops
     Tue, Oct 02 2012 | 3:41P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In May AMD introduced its latest generation APUs codenamed Trinity for laptops, and today the desktop versions finally arrive. Last week we were only allowed to write about the hardware behind the new CPUs, the model numbers and the gaming benchmarks. Today, you get the full review, including CPU benchmarks and everything else.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARE

Graphics is much better than what Intel offers
     Tue, Oct 02 2012 | 3:40P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Trinity has the most impressive integrated graphic unit in the world. It is very fast. It can run a variety of games at decent resolutions and quality settings. It has a robust OpenCL component that can only improve as AMD releases more driver updates and software vendors update their products to utilize that functionality. Driver support for the graphics is much better than what Intel offers, and AMD releases many more driver updates a year. Game support is also second to none in that particular field."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER

AMD A10-5800K APU Performance Review
     Tue, Oct 02 2012 | 3:39P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Can the new A10 series of APUs from AMD match, or even exceed Intels range of low/mid range CPUs? We find out now in a selection of real world gaming, multimedia, overclocking and productivity tests while also taking a look at how the APU can perform with a mid range GPU... and of course there are the standard memory, USB 3.0, SATA and PCIe tests to round things off."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN

AMD A10 5800K APU processor review
     Tue, Oct 02 2012 | 3:39P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We test and review the AMD A10 5800K APU processor. Based on Trinity APU architecture and building on the strengths of both the Llano and Bulldozer design, the 2012 AMD A-Series platform has been updated to meet and exceed the increasing demands of todays consumers. In this article we introduce you to the 2012 AMD A-Series platform. More CPU performance, and a much faster integrated graphics unit.
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D

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