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ASUS Launches the GeForce® GTX 660 DirectCU II Lineup

— The latest ASUS® DirectCU II range offers outstanding performance and affordability plus ultra-cool and quiet operation — Fremont, CA (September 13, 2012) – ASUS® is excited to release the ASUS GeForce® GTX 660 DirectCU II series featuring the Standard, OC and TOP editions. Utilizing the latest 28nm NVIDIA® Kepler™ graphics architecture, the OC and TOP cards deliver a factory-overclock while all three cards feature ASUS exclusive DirectCU thermal design and GPU Tweak tuning software to deliver a quieter, cooler, faster, and more immersive gameplay experience. The ASUS GeForce® GTX 660 DirectCU II series set a new benchmark for exceptional performance and power efficiency in a highly affordable graphics card. The ASUS GeForce® GTX 660 DirectCU II is perfect for gamers looking to upgrade from last-generation graphics technology while retaining ASUS’ class-leading cooling and acoustic performance. Superior Design and Software for the Best Gaming Experience ASUS equips the GeForce® GTX 660 DirectCU II series with 2GB of GDDR5 memory clocked up to 6108MHz. The TOP edition features a blistering GPU core boost clock of 1137MHz, 104MHz faster than reference designs while the OC edition arrives with a factory-set GPU core boost speed of 1085MHz. Exclusive ASUS DIGI+ VRM digital power delivery and user-friendly GPU Tweak tuning software allows all cards to easily overclock* beyond factory-set speeds offering enhanced performance in your favorite game o...


Vaxjo, Sweden – September 13th, 2012 – Mionix , the Swedish manufacturer of professional high-end gaming accessories today unveiled the new SARGAS and ENSIS range of high performance gaming mousepads developed with their own Surface Quality Analyser Tool (S.Q.A.T). S.Q.A.T explained The Surface Quality Analyser Tool is built into the Mionix NAOS 5000 gaming mouse and measures the data loss between images of the surface taken by the mouse sensor. This information is translated in to a rating between 1 and 10, where a low number represents a higher data loss and a higher number represents a lower data loss between the surface and the mouse sensor. Mousepads rated 8/10 or above will provide no loss of tracking* and improved accuracy. “We saw tracking issues that many professional gamers experienced, which lead to bad accuracy when moving the mouse very quickly in games. In most cases the issue was not created by the sensor solution in the gaming mouse, but instead was due to the users bad quality gaming surface which are not optimized for the gaming grade sensors used today.” says Peter Nygren CEO at Mionix AB The ENSIS range The black coated ENSIS 320 and hairline brushed ENSIS 320 LUNA not only look sleek but are constructed of super fine aluminium alloy. 2 mm low profile and super smooth surface make the ENSIS range our most high-end gaming surface to date. The SARGAS range The uncoated microfiber of the SARGAS range defines the new standard of uncoated mousepads a...

MSI is happy to announce the availability of GEFORCE GTX 660 and GTX 650.

Cooling the way to performance Better cooling, better performance The new MSI GTX 660 Twin Frozr 2GD5/OC and GTX 650 Power Edition 1GD5/OC introduce NVIDIA’s 28nm GPUs to the crowd looking for a great price/performance ratio in their products. You can find MSI’s Twin Frozr III on the MSI GTX 660 Twin Frozr 2GD5/OC where it promises to reduce GPU temperature up to 25% and noise by almost one third. The new TransThermal cooler is present on the GTX 650 Power Edition 1GD5/OC where it reduces noise up to 19% and temperatures by 15%. Afterburner – raise your performance MSI Afterburner is the de-facto standard overclocking software for enthusiasts and media around the world. When equiped with enhanced Thermal Designs like the Twin Frozr III or TransThermal the overclocking potential is simply higher. Power Edition The GTX 650 Power Editiion 1GD5/OC raises the bar for performance with its completely customized PCB and enhanced PWM the increased performance is already visible. Within MSI Afterburner additional overvoltage and monitor options become available (Triple Overvoltage / Triple Temp Monitoring) and allow any enthusiast to squeeze more performance out of their setup. Propeller Blade technology Both TransThermal and Twin Frozr coolers are equipped with MSI’s patented Propeller Blade technology. The fans feature unique air channels on the fan edges to boost cooling performance by increasing the cooling area and providing 20% more airflow compared to ...

Outfit your iPhone 5 with LUXA2’s Latest Collection

Taipei, Taiwan – September 12th, 2012 – LUXA2, a premier designer and manufacturer of unique and functional Apple accessories including holders and cases, is proud to release its first collection of accessories for Apple’s iPhone 5. This exciting collection features brand new and updated accessories to offer protection, comforts and convenience for users with the new Apple device.One can expect exquisite craftsmanship with elegant design from LUXA2’s iPhone 5 products (http://www.luxa2.com). Collection includes protective case and all aluminum holders: Airy iPhone 5 Case, Sandstone iPhone 5 Case, Autumn iPhone 5 Leather Case, Posh iPhone 5 Flip Case, H1 Premium Holder & H5 Premium Car Mount. LUXA2′s first creations for the iPhone 5 are: Airy iPhone 5 Case: This super slender polycarbonate case complements the new, slimmer iPhone. The case is so light that it feels like it is barely there on your new phone. It snaps on easily and securely to protect your new phone against scratches and dirt. The frosted and translucent finish enhances the look of your phone and feels great in your hand! Sandstone iPhone 5 Case: This unique case is treated with sandstone paint finish resulting in a scratch and grease resistant layer. This special outer layer covers a super slim and flexible polycarbonate shell that fits perfectly around your iPhone 5. Precise cut-outs give you easy access to all features and ports. Your iPhone 5 with this textured case will look and feel great ...

iBUYPOWER Now Offering New GeForce Video Cards On All Desktops

Two new signature Chimera Gaming Computers available at a special price for a limited time El Monte, CA – September 13, 2012 – iBUYPOWER, the Official Gaming PC of Major League Gaming, is excited to announce new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 and 660 video cards are now available on all desktop systems. The new video cards deliver high performance and power efficiency at an affordable price point. “The NVIDIA GeForce 600 series video cards are the step-up many gamers are waiting for,” said Darren Su, Vice President of iBUYPOWER, “Those gamers can get that technology delivered to their doorstep, ready-to-play.” For a limited time, iBUYPOWER is also offering two signature Chimera Gaming Computers at a special discount of $100. iBUYPOWER signature series Chimera Gaming Computers are featured at Major League Gaming pro circuit championships, and are designed specifically to satisfy the most demanding of gamers. The updated Chimera 4SE-E1 combines the new GeForce GTX 660 with the latest 3rdgeneration Intel Core-i7 processor. Featuring 8GB memory and a 1TB hard drive, this system delivers great performance to the gaming enthusiast. The Chimera 4SE-E1 is fully configurable and starts at just $1,099 after a $100 savings. The powerful Chimera 4SE-F875 combines the new GeForce GTX 650 with the latest X79 chipset and Intel Core-i7 processor. Featuring a full 16GB memory, this system is great for a desktop power user who games on the side. This system is fully configurable and sta...


Gigabyte GTX 660 Windforce

Today marks the launch of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 660, and one of the cards we're looking at today is the Gigabyte GTX 660 Windforce, a mid-range gaming card that sports the cooler of the same name. We've seen this cooler on other cards models, most recently on the GTX 660 Ti by Gigabyte, and we came away suitably impressed at the low temperatures and noise levels. Can Nvidia continue the Kepler onslaught into the mid-range? Can Gigabyte's card stand out in the pack? Can it beat the competing Radeon cards? Let's dive in and answer those questions and more. Click through for the full review.


MSI GTX 660 Twin Frozr

Today is GeForce GTX 660 launch day, and we're looking at the MSI GTX 660 Twin Frozr, a mid-range gaming workhorse that sports the sleek cooler of the same name. We've seen this cooler on other cards models by MSI, and we came away suitably impressed at the low temperatures and noise levels. Can MSI continue the winning ways with the GTX 660 Twin Frozr? Can it beat the mid-range Radeon cards? Is it worth the money? Let's dive in and answer those questions and more. Click through for the full review.

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