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ASUSTOR Unveils New Apps and Enhancements

ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, today announced the release of three new NAS Apps for its well-received AS 6 Series NAS devices. These new Apps consist of Symantec Backup Exec's RALUS, an acclaimed backup solution, Dropbox, a popular cloud storage and sync service and DVBLink TV Server, a digital television App. Additionally, two of ASUSTOR's existing Apps are being upgraded with advanced features and enhancements. Download Center now features the new and convenient Smart Download Folder function. Its mobile App, AiDownload, has added a push notification function and is now available for both iOS and Android. Not to be outdone, the Surveillance Center App now boasts added Daylight Saving Time adjustments along with full compatibility with Panasonic's BB and BL camera lines. Interested users may begin enjoying these new Apps and upgrades by downloading them through ASUSTOR's App Central.

New OCZ Vertex 4 Firmware Update 1.5 Beta Enhances Performance

Nearly two months after releasing Firmware Update 1.4RC for its Vertex 4 series solid state drives (SSDs), OCZ released yet another firmware update, which pushes sequential speeds further up. The new firmware update version 1.5 beta increases maximum read speed on the 128 GB, 256 GB, and 512 GB variants of Vertex 4 to 560 MB/s (up from 550 MB/s), while maximum write speeds are increased by 6.5% on average. The 256 GB variant sees the highest write performance increase, by around 10%. The update can be applied using OCZ Toolbox.

Source: Expreview

Nanosys and 3M to Develop Quantum Dot Technology for LCDs

Nanosys Inc. and the Optical Systems Division of 3M Company are joining technologies to provide wide color gamut technology for consumer electronic displays, allowing Liquid Crystal Displays ("LCDs") to display 50 percent more color.

3M and Nanosys will work together to commercialize Nanosys' Quantum Dot Enhancement Film ("QDEF") technology. QDEF is a drop-in film that LCD manufacturers can integrate with existing production processes. It utilizes the light emitting properties of quantum dots to create an ideal backlight for LCDs -- one of the most critical factors in the color and efficiency performance of LCDs.

EVGA Rolls Out 25th SLI Enhancement Patch

EVGA made public its 25th release of the EVGA SLI Enhancement (version 02.25.10), a software patch that adds SLI profiles to NVIDIA's GeForce display drivers. SLI profiles are application-specific bits of software that optimise it to make use of multiple NVIDIA GPUs. The new release is based on NVIDIA GeForce 196.21 driver, and adds SLI optimisations for the following games:
  • Supreme Commander 2 Demo
  • Aliens vs. Predator, in all DirectX Modes
  • Mass Effect 2
  • Zombie Driver
Registered EVGA users (registration is free) can get the SLI Enhancement patch from here.

EVGA Releases SLI Enhancement Patch v18 (10.22.09)

Staying ahead of NVIDIA and its own series of similar software, EVGA released the 18th edition of its SLI Enhancement Patch. The SLI Enhancement Patch is a piece of software that adds SLI profiles of usually new games to the NVIDIA GeForce driver. SLI profiles optimize help applications take advantage multiple NVIDIA GPUs installed in an SLI setup. Version 18 of the software is based on NVIDIA GeForce 191.07 drivers. It adds or enhances SLI support for the following games. Registered EVGA users (registration is free) can download the software from here.
  • Enables SLI support for Borderlands
  • Enables SLI support for Painkiller: Resurrection
  • Enables SLI support for Wolfenstein Demo
  • Enables SLI support for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
  • Enables SLI support for G-Force
  • Enables SLI support for FIFA Soccer 2010
  • Enables SLI support for League of Legends: Clash of Fates
  • Enables SLI support for NHL 2009
  • Enables SLI support for Order of War
  • Enables SLI support for Race On
  • Enables SLI support for Star Trek: D-A-C

MSI Announces GT740 Extreme Performance Notebook

The internationally-renowned championship gaming team Fnatic.MSI has traversed the globe competing and winning competitions with a dominant weapon-MSI G Series notebooks. The newest fully-evolved G series extreme gaming notebook, the GT740, is the latest in the series to feature the newest Intel Calpella platform, the advanced Intel Core i7 quad core processor as well as Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 7. With a 17" cinema grade display, the nVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M 3D discrete graphics card (DDR3 1GB VRAM) and 5 Hi-Fi speakers with authentic SRS Premium Sound, gaming, watching video, and listening to music are all exciting and true-to-life experiences.

The GT740 runs on Microsoft's new Windows 7 operating system and uses the latest-generation Intel Core i7 processor. The high grade nVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M 3D discrete graphics card (DDR3 1 GB VRAM), and the GT740's outstanding software specifications provide gamers with highly efficient operations and the world's strongest gaming notebook computer.
Through a complete hardware evolution, the GT740 offers Intel's advanced Intel Hyper-Threading technology, which gives its quad core processor the ultimate in processing power. When used in conjunction with Turbo Boost technology, flexible distribution of system resources in concert with the Windows 7 operating system deliver smooth execution and efficiency. With a simple user interface and the nVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M 3D discrete graphics card's high performance video processing capabilities, this notebook is the ultimate representative of high-speed performance and a specialized, must-have weapon for gamers!

EVGA Releases SLI Enhancement Patch v16 (08.25.09)

EVGA released its 16th iteration of the SLI Enhancement Patch, a piece of software that adds SLI profiles of usually new games to the NVIDIA GeForce driver. SLI profiles are application-specific bits of software that let the application take advantage of two or more NVIDIA GPUs in SLI, or on dual-GPU cards. v16 (08.25.09) is based on GeForce 190.62 drivers, and enables SLI support for Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood Demo, apart from the numerous new game titles the driver brings in support for, including Wolfenstein Multiplayer, Allods: Online, Battlefield 1943, BioShock 2: Sea of Dreams, Cities XL, Death to Spies: Moment of Truth, Empire: Time of Troubles, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Mini Ninjas, Risen, Saboteur, Star Wars Clone Wars: Republic Heroes, and Tales of Monkey Island. Registered EVGA users (registration is free) can download the software from here.

EVGA SLI Enhancement Patch v14 (07.22.09) Released

Despite NVIDIA now releasing their own SLI patches, EVGA have still continued to release theirs. Version 14 is based on NVIDIA's 190.38 Drivers.

New SLI profiles from EVGA SLI Enhancement Patch:
  • Enables SLI support for Section 8
  • Enables SLI support for Tales of Monkey Island: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal
  • Enables SLI support for Rise of Flight
  • Enables SLI support for FUEL
  • Enables SLI support for Prototype digital version
  • Enables SLI support for Merchants of Brooklyn
Source: EVGA

EVGA SLI Enhancement Patch v13 (06.26.09) Released

EVGA published the 13th release of its SLI Enhancement Patch. The patch works in conjunction with NVIDIA's drivers, and expands its SLI profiles for games. Based on GeForce drivers 186.18 WHQL, EVGA SLI Enhancement Patch v13 adds SLI support for the games ArmA 2 and Merchants of Brooklyn, along with the new SLI profiles GeForce 186.18 brings for the games Dark Sector, Trine, Prototype, Wallace and Gromit's Grand Adventures, Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising, Free Realms, Wolfenstein, Order of War, Disciples 3, and Bigworld. Registered EVGA users (registration is free) can download the software from here.

EVGA SLI Enhancement Patch v12 (05.21.09) Released

EVGA released yet another version of its SLI Enhancement Patch, version 12 (05.21.09). This release comes barely a week after version 11, and continues to be based on NVIDIA GeForce 185.85 drivers. Apart from the list of new games the driver supported, namely Guitar Hero: World Tour, Earthrise, Digital Combat Simulator: Black Shark, Shadow Harvest, and Terminator: Salvation, the patch adds SLI support for SBK 09, Zeno Clash, and Merchants of Brooklyn.

The EVGA SLI Enhancement Patch works in with NVIDIA GeForce drivers, and helps expand the list of games that support NVIDIA SLI technology beyond what the drivers offer, by adding SLI profiles made by EVGA. Registered EVGA users can get the patch from here.

EVGA SLI Enhancement Patch v11 (05.15.09) Released

EVGA published the 11th version of its SLI Enhancement Patch. Version 11 (05.15.09) is based on NVIDIA GeForce drivers 185.85, and enables SLI support for Zeno Clash and Merchants of Brooklyn, beyond the new additions NVIDIA's general release brings along: Guitar Hero: World Tour, Earthrise, Digital Combat Simulator: Black Shark, Shadow Harvest, and Terminator: Salvation.

The software works in conjunction with NVIDIA GeForce drivers, and helps expand the list of games that support NVIDIA SLI technology beyond what the drivers offer. For a 3D application to take full-advantage of SLI technology, typically NVIDIA creates an SLI profile that is released along with a usually new driver release. Registered EVGA users can download the patch from here.

EVGA SLI Enhancement Patch v10 Released

EVGA released the 10th version of its SLI Enhancement Patch since its initial release in mid-February. The patch expands upon the SLI profiles NVIDIA's official drivers come with. An SLI profile is an application-specific optimization to take advantage of two or more NVIDIA GPUs in an SLI setup. With this release (version 10, 04.24.09), EVGA adds SLI support for the games Zeno Clash and Merchants of Brooklyn. The patch is based on NVIDIA GeForce 185.68 driver, and is available for 32/64-bit versions of Windows XP and Vista. Registered EVGA users can download the software from here.

Source: EVGA

EVGA Releases SLI Enhancement Patch Version 8 (03.30.09)

EVGA released another version of its SLI Enhancement Patch, version 8 (03.30.09), its third one for this month alone. The patch works in conjunction with the installed NVIDIA GeForce driver, in providing SLI support to games through SLI profiles. The support is game-specific, and each release of the patch expands the support-base. The new version is based on NVIDIA driver 182.46. The following games are added to the support list, apart from all the games already supported by the patch:
  • Battlefield Heroes
  • Stormrise
  • Weapons of Fate
  • Jumpgate Evolution
  • Age of Booty
  • Football Manager '05-'09
Registered EVGA users can download the patch from here.

EVGA SLI Enhancement Patch 03.18.09 Released

EVGA piped out yet another version of its SLI Enhancement patch, that adds SLI profiles to the driver installation, profiles which let games take advantage of multiple NVIDIA GPUs in SLI. Version 03.18.09 (dated yesterday) is based on NVIDIA 182.08 drivers, and enhances the following games with SLI support:
  • Merchants of Brooklyn
  • The Hunter
  • Watchmen
  • MLB 2K9
  • Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X.
  • The Last Remnant Demo and Benchmark
Exclusively available for registered EVGA users, the patch can be downloaded from here.

EVGA SLI Enhancement Patch 02.26.09 Released

EVGA recently released a third version of their SLI Enhancement patch, based on the NVIDIA GeForce 182.06 driver. This unofficial patch enables temporary SLI support in the latest games. The EVGA SLI Enhancement patch version 02.26.09:
  • Enables SLI support for The Last Remnant Demo and Benchmark
  • Enables SLI support for Grand Ages: Rome Demo
  • Enables SLI support for Codename: Panzers Cold War Demo
  • Enables SLI support for Men Of War Beta
  • Improved SLI support for Burnout Paradise
  • Enables SLI support for NecroVision Demo (DX10 Mode)
You need to make a registration on EVGA's web site here to access the download links. The patch works on Windows Vista only, both 32-bit and 64-bit.Source: EVGA

EVGA Releases Updated SLI Enhancement Patch

Just under a week ago we covered the release of a driver add-on from EVGA which adds SLI profiles to the 182.05 driver from NVIDIA, for some of the latest released demos and games. It seems that EVGA have now released a second version of their SLI Enhancement patch, this could end up being a regular occurance, as games and demos are frequently arriving on the market, faster than NVIDIA can release fully fledged drivers. Unfortunately, they are not available to all NVIDIA SLI users, as you must be a registered member with EVGA to access the download links. The patches are available for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions Windows Vista, changes in this version are as follows:
  • Enables SLI support for Grand Ages: Rome Demo
  • Enables SLI support for Codename: Panzers Cold War Demo
  • Enables SLI support for Men Of War Beta
  • Improved SLI support for Burnout Paradise
  • Enables SLI support for NecroVision Demo (DX10 Mode)
You can find more information along with the download links here.
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