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Review Roundup (4/30/2010)

The latest hardware reviews from around the web.

Samsung Ramping Up DDR3 Production to Accommodate Demand from Server Manufacture

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced semiconductor technology solutions, today announced that it is ramping up 40-nm class production of high-density DDR3 memory chips to accommodate increased demand in server applications. The recent launch of Intel Corporation’s Intel Xeon processor 5600 Series, as well as the introduction of Xeon 7500 processors support the growing industry demand for enhanced performance and low power platform solutions, especially when paired with DDR3 memory. Samsung’s DDR3 – the industry best-selling DDR3 – enables OEMs to use up to 192 gigabytes (GBs) on a Xeon 5500 platform (16GBx12) with at least a 73 percent improvement in power consumption at 1.35 volts, when accompanied by the Xeon 5600 processor. DDR3 has double the memory bandwidth of DDR2, with speeds up to 1333 Megabits per second (Mbps). With the new Xeon 7500 platform, OEMs can use up to 1 terabyte per 4-socket system and with more sockets, can easily scale to memory densities 2 TBs and higher. Later this year, Samsung’s 4 Gigabit (Gb) DDR3 chips and modules also will be available for use with the latest Xeon platforms and processors. When used in conjunction with use of the Xeon processor 5600 series and the 5500 and 7500 platforms, DDR3 is designed to dramatically improve the efficiency of data transactions while lowering power consumption in virtually any enterprise server application, said Jim Elliott, vice president, memory market...

G.Skill Launches Sandforce SF-1200 Controller-based Phoenix Series SSDs

G.Skill announces the release of the Sandforce SF-1200 controller-based Phoenix Series SSDs.

MSI Announces Big Bang XPower Gaming Series Motherboard

The MSI Big Bang-XPower is making its much anticipated debut in April of this year.

Sapphire Launches HD 5550 Ultimate Silent Graphics Card

SAPPHIRE Technology has just added a new silent cooled model to its extensive range of ATI-based graphics cards.


ASUS GeForce GTX 480

Nvidia recaptures the single-GPU performance crown.

AMD BlackOps to be held April 30, 2010

AMD Black Ops to stream live in HD onApril 30, 2010.

Review Roundup (4/29/2010)

The latest hardware reviews from around the web.

Gainward Launches GeForce GTX 470 GOOD Edition Graphics Card

A "GOOD" news announced by Gainward, a leading brand in enthusiastic graphics cards, keeps its glorious traditions, redefines performance by release of Gainward Optimized Own Design (GOOD).

MSI Launches 890FXA-GD70 Motherboard

MSI announces the release of the 890FX-GD70 motherboard.

Review Roundup (4/28/2010)

The latest hardware reviews from around the web.

Samsung Ships Industry?s First Multi-chip Package with a PRAM Chip

Samsung announces the industry's first multi-chip package for mobile handsets.

LaCie Announces Its Fastest Mobile Hard Drive: LaCie Rugged USB 3.0

LaCie announced the latest addition to its Rugged family of mobile hard drives - the LaCie Rugged USB 3.0, combining the super speeds of USB 3.0 and LaCie's award-winning rugged design.

CoolIT Systems Delivers High Performance Cooling for AMD Phenom II X6

CoolIT Systems, leaders in advanced liquid cooling technology, announced today the full support of AMD?s new Phenom II X6 with the award-winning ECO ALC liquid cooling solution.

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