So, for those that haven’t been following the situation for the last eighteen or so months….closed loop cooling manufacturer Asetek applied for and was granted a US patent for the out of the box CLC system as they developed it. That would be closed loop, with the pump and CPU block in one unit. Both of those facts are key; the closed loop and the location of the pump. Asetek then went the Apple route of threatening lawsuits against competing manufacturers. Apparently, they settled their differences with CoolIt/Corsair, as CoolIt made units remain in production and available, while Corsair branded Asetek units hit the shelves in the same time frame. Antec simply moved their pumps off the block to avoid issues, and I am not sure what legalese allowed Zalman, Cooler Master and Silverstone to go on.
AMD introduces the new AMD A10-7800 Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) to the component channel. "This 4th generation A-Series APU with 12 Compute Cores (4CPU + 8 GPU) unlocks the APU potential with Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) features, and boasts powerful AMD Radeon™ R7 Series graphics for outstanding performance across applications.Combined with AMD’s acclaimed Mantle API, the AMD A10-7800 APU can enable accelerated performance across select AMD Gaming Evolved partner titles." See More
Summertime is fun time! especially when it comes to having a day at the beach, barbequing, or just chilling outdoors with family and friends. Unless your keen to listening to the birds chirp, or crickets 'crik' (or whatever that is ;), take your favorite music where ever you go, with ARCTICs new sound-system duo S111 M and S111 BT. "A built-in battery makes the stylish mini cubes to ideal companions for your smartphone, tablet and laptop. Compact and lightweight, they easily fit into your pocket and still provide exceptional sound. " See More
NZXT is proud to announce a host of new cutting-edge features for CAM alongside the first official CAM Mobile application. "NZXT is finally ready to release the first version of its CAM Mobile application on iOS (Android coming soon). In addition to offering the full functionality of the CAM Basic software, CAM Mobile allows users to receive push notifications in real time. Whenever CAM on the desktop receives a notification, users can be notified directly on their smartphone as well, immediately informing them of any issues." See More
ADATA announces the launch of the Premier DDR4 2133 Unbuffered DIMM memory, which supports the latest Intel® Haswell-E platform for extreme performance. "With speeds of up to 2133MHz and a transfer bandwidth reaching 17GB/s, the Premier DDR4 2133 Unbuffered DIMM provides greater efficiency of data transfer than previous generations of DRAM. Compared to DDR3, DDR4 memory features faster clock frequencies and lower power consumption." See More