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Archive for September 24th, 2018

World’s Top Overclockers to Compete at Computex OC Main Event Sponsored by Corsair

Corsair and Intel Sponsor World’s First Overclocking Event with 4th Generation Intel® CoreTM Unlocked Processors and Next-Generation Corsair DDR3 Memory FREMONT, California – May 30, 2013 – Corsair®, a worldwide designer of high-perform­­­­­­ance components to the PC hardware market, is teaming up with Intel to host the Computex OC Main Event on June 3rd in Taipei, Taiwan. The event will bring the world’s best overclockers together to compete in setting the first speed records with 4th generation Intel® CoreTM processors and Corsair’s soon-to-be-announced new line of highly overclockable memory. Overclocking is a way of boosting the computer performance by increasing the clock frequency settings of components such as the CPU, memory, and motherboards. Popular with PC enthusiasts, overclocking has grown from being a hobby to a professional technical sport with competitions held in countries around the world. At this year’s Computex OC Main Event, elite overclockers from around the world will be vying for $20,000 USD in cash prizes. Competitors at the event will include some of the finest overclockers in the world including 8-Pack, Andre, Coldest, Coolice, Der8auer, Dinos22, Elmor, Hazzan, HiCookie, Lin222, lucky_n00b, Mad222, Nick Shih, Pt1t, Slamms, Smoke, Splave, tor_za, ZoLKoRn, and Zzolio. The live event broadcast by Overclocking-TV will be available at corsair.com/OCMainEvent on June 3rd from 13:00 – 18:00 GMT ...



Mad Catz® Selects AM3D® Audio Enhancement Technology for Use In New Range of Wireless Gaming Headsets

State-of-the-Art Audio Technology Delivers Virtual Surround Sound over Bluetooth® San Diego – May 30, 2013 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today an agreement with AM3D to utilize AM3D Audio Enhancement Technology across a new range of GameSmart™enabled wireless Gaming Headsets. AM3D Audio Enhancement Technology will enable wireless GameSmart headsets to deliver precision surround sound audio over Bluetooth. AM3D Virtual Surround Sound is based on binaural synthesis using head-related transfer functions (HRTF) to create virtual sound sources, providing an accurate audio sound stage during gaming. With a 2.0 channel input (stereo or multi-channel down-mix), the signal is enhanced to produce a multi-channel-like surround sound signal, delivering profound surround sound perception and an enhanced center; optimum for gaming as well as movie and music playback. Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. stated, “We believe the audio technology provided by AM3D will prove ideal for use in gaming applications, allowing us to deliver precision surround sound via Bluetooth on our GameSmart range of mobile accessories.” “AM3D is pleased to partner with Mad Catz as both companies are very passionate about improving the gaming experience with superior sound,” stated Jacob N. Andersen, Senior Vice President, AM3D A/S. About Mad Catz Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT...



MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING, Computex Best Choice Golden Award Motherboard

First Motherboard ever to be awarded prestigious COMPUTEX award. In its 33rd year and as Asia’s largest exhibition, COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2013 is kicking off on June 4. Today, the winning list of Best Choice Award, the official award of COMPUTEX TAIPEI, is unveiled. MSI’s Z87-GD65 GAMING motherboard and Funtoro HD MOD (Media on Demand) vehicle infotainment system have proudly stood out from over 400 competitions. The only Golden Award winner in the IC & Components category, the Z87-GD65 GAMING motherboard literally sparkles in every way and proves MSI to be a true pioneer of mid-range/high-end motherboards. The Best Choice Award has always focused on Functionality, Innovation and Market Potential as the main judging guideline. Bringing the Z87-GD65 GAMING to global gaming enthusiasts’ attention, the Best Choice Golden Award also highlights the industrial and official affirmation toward MSI’s technical innovation and design capabilities. Specifically designed for operators and passengers of long-distance coaches and high-end tour buses, the HD MOD System integrates infotainment and telematics in one pack and is clearly the top choice for multimedia entertainment on mass transportation. Z87-GD65 GAMING, the No. 1 and Only Best Choice Golden Awarded Motherboard The Z87-GD65 GAMING motherboard is the latest joint effort of MSI and FNATIC, the world-renowned gaming champion team. Consolidating the cutting-edge Intel 8 series chipset and Killer E2205 Game Networking, the Z...



ASUS Launches the GeForce® GTX 770 DirectCU II OC Graphics Card

— Features exclusive ASUS DirectCU II cooling technology, ASUS DIGI+ VRM power delivery and ASUS GPU Tweak graphics tuning utility for improved cooling, stability and performance — Fremont, CA (May 30, 2013) – ASUS today launched the GeForce® GTX 770 DirectCU II OC graphics card, featuring the 28nm NVIDIA® GTX 770 GPU with 1536 CUDA cores and 2GB GDDR5 memory. The boost core clock scales to an incredible 1110MHz while the video memory runs at a blistering 7010MHz frequency. The ASUS GeForce® GTX 770 DirectCU II OC delivers superb performance in the latest DirectX® 11 gaming titles and is ready for the next generation of PC games and multimedia titles. ASUS exclusive DirectCU II cooling technology, DIGI+ VRM power delivery and GPU Tweak graphics tuning offer improved cooling, stability and performance compared to reference card designs. DirectCU II with SSU architecture for up to 20% cooler and 3X quieter performance ASUS has implemented a redesigned DirectCU cooler on the GeForce® GTX 770 DirectCU II series of cards. The all-copper heat-pipes that attach to the GPU core directly are engineered in a new SSU shape and offers additional heat dissipation capabilities without increasing shroud or cooler size. Together with sound-suppressing dual 80mm fans, the card maintains strict ASUS standards of operating up to 20% cooler and three times quieter than typical reference GeForce® GTX 770 designs. DIGI+ VRM 10-phase power delivery and Super Alloy Power c...



Luxa2 launches brand new online store

Taipei, Taiwan – May 30, 2013 – The leading mobile accessory brand, LUXA2, a businessunit of Thermaltake Technology Co., Ltd, announces the launch of its eCommerce store, anew online shopping site providing a comprehensive collection of LUXA2’s mobileaccessories ranging from protective cases, smart device holders, portable batteries, Bluetoothheadsets and lots more. LUXA2 eCommerce store:http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/store/Products.aspx?C=1225&SC=1235 Founded in 2009, LUXA2 has committed its mission to provide the best mobile accessoriesto users through designing elegant products that offer sleek looks and convenientfunctionalities, helping consumers in its communities on both a local and global level. Now,with the launch of LUXA2’s online store, more people will be able to purchase LUXA2’swide range of mobile accessories and will be able to enjoy occasional web-only discountsthrough the eCommerce site. Popular products available online now: H5 Premium Car Mount for Smart Phones– This car mount is an all-aluminum universalmount for any smart device with a display size of 3.2” ~ 4.8”. H5 Premium is designed tohold most mobile phones at multiple directions viewing angles so you can easily access your smart device in your car without sacrificing any safety measure. Get it here:http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/store/Product.aspx?C=1225&SC=1238&ID=2140 P1 7000mAh High Capacity Battery & Charger– P1 keeps you powered and connectedall the time with...



MSI announces over 30 Intel 8 series motherboards

Powering Intel’s next generation Processors with the widest selection, Overclocking, Gaming and Military Class 4 motherboards MSI, world leader in Graphics card and Motherboard technology is pleased to announce its entire range of motherboards for Intel’s soon to be announced Core series of processors. With 23 Classic models, 5 GAMING models and 3 Overclocking models MSI has an extremely broad choice in motherboards on Intel’s 8 series chipset. With all MSI Motherboards now equipped with Military Class 4 MSI can count on its proven quality and stability and added protection across it’s motherboard range. Furthermore the MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING was recently awarded with the prestigious COMPUTEX Best Choice Golden Award, this is the first time in COMPUTEX history that a motherboard is awarded this prestigious prize and it confirms MSI’s ongoing commitment to delivering high quality motherboards. Z87? Just Game! At CeBIT 2013 MSI showed a new line of Gaming Motherboards and Graphics cards designed specifically for gamers and approved by Fnatic, a world-renowned Pro Gaming team. With the striking looks of the MSI Dragon the MSI Z77 GAMING series was off to a flying start. With our 8 series Gaming motherboards, we are going one step further by listening critically to feedback of professional and amateur gamers and editors that checked every detail of our Gaming motherboards. With Audio Boost delivering a sensational High Quality audio experience, Gamers can experience new...



 
 
 
 
 

Gigabyte GTX 770 OC Windforce

The Gigabyte GTX 770 OC Windforce comes with an updated version of its namesake cooler, sporting a new look in metal rather than plastic. Factor in an aggressive factory overclock and low temperatures, and we may have a killer card to showcase. But what about performance? Read on to find out more.



 
 
 
 
 

MSI GTX 770 NV770 TF Gaming

The MSI GTX 770 Gaming is the latest in the company's Gaming Series, a GPU in a broader range of gaming-oriented products. MSI has put together a very compelling package here for gamers who want strong performance and great cooling. Read on for more.



 
 
 
 
 

Nvidia GeForce GTX 770

Another week, another new Kepler launch for Nvidia. This time it's the GeForce GTX 770 and it looks to pack a gaming punch at a more affordable price than the flagship 780. How does it perform? Read on to find out.





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