Hardware News and Review RoundUP november 22 2012


He continued: “We are pleased to start paying our shareholders a quarterly cash dividend. We have confidence in our businesses and our continued ability to grow. Given our strong financial position and ongoing ability to generate cash, we are well positioned to continue investing in our future.”

Having recently laid off about 1,700 people — amounting to nearly 15 percent of its workforce — whispers around the offices at chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices are already focusing on another corporate reorganization that would probably include even more layoffs.

Separately, NVidia will describe a 20 Gbit/s serial die-to-die link made in 28-nm CMOS. It runs on a 0.9 V supply and has power efficiency of 0.54pJ/b. The interconnect might be part of Nvidia’s Project Denver, a still secretive family of processors merging ARM and graphics cores for everything from notebooks to supercomputers.

ODM sales — again, a harbinger of orders placed by computer sellers for future PC deliveries — this year were also weak when compared to the months leading up to Windows 7’s launch in 2009.

Review RoundUP

Cases: — BitFenix OutlawXigmatek Asgard 381

CPU Coolers and Case Fans: — Zalman CNPS9900DF Dual Tower CPU CoolerZalman CNPS9900DF Silent CPU CoolerXigmatek Centauro 600W

Video Cards: — PowerColor Radeon HD 7990 Devil13

Harddisks: — WD Red 2 TB

Memory: — Kingston HyperX Predator 16GB

Monitors: — ASUS PB278Q 27″ PLS

Mainbords: — Sapphire Pure Platinum A85XTGigabyte Z77X-UP7

Mouse: — Roccat Kone XTDTt eSPORTS Level 10 M

Networking: — D-Link DIR-865L Router

Laptops: — HP Envy x2

Power Supply: — Rosewill Fortress 750WSilverStone ST45SF-G SFX 450W

Audio and Headsets: — Steelseries Siberia V2 Counterstrike:GO Headset

SSD: — Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 7mm 240 GBKingston HyperX 3K 240GB

Storage: — RaidSonic ICY BOX IB-3640SU3 EnclosureIcy Dock MB996SP-6SB 6-Bay 2.5″ Drive Cage


~ by benchmarkstest on November 22, 2012.

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