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NEC Refreshes Lavie and ValueStar Models with Ivy Bridge Core Processors

NEC Japan updated the system configurations of two its ValueStar desktop and Lavie notebook models, the ValueStar L Series, and the Lavia L Series. The new ValueStar L is a conventional desktop, which is powered by Intel Core i7-3770S quad-core processor clocked at 3.10 GHz, with 8 GB of dual-channel DDR3 memory, and GeForce GT 435 graphics. Its storage subsystem includes a 2 TB hard drive. A 23-inch full-HD (1920x1080) monitor comes included.

The Lavie L Series, on the other hand, is a 15.6-incher powered by Intel Core i7-3610QM quad-core processor (2.30 GHz with 3.30 GHz Turbo Boost), 8 GB dual-channel DDR3 memory, and Intel HD Graphics. With storage, in packs a 1 TB hard drive, and a Blu-ray XL writer drive. Its 15.6-inch screen packs a resolution of 1366x768 pixels. A digital TV tuner module comes optional. Prices vary with configuration.

Source: Akihabara News

ASUS Launches Trio of Ivy Bridge-Powered Desktops

ASUS launched a trio of Republic of Gamers TYTAN series gaming desktop models. These include the CG8580, CG8270 and CM6870. The TYTAN CG8580 utilizes ASUS' signature ROG chassis. It is powered by Intel Core i7-3770K quad-core processor overclocked to 4.60 GHz, with ROG Turbo Gear function that handles on-the-fly overclocking. Handling the graphics is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680. Up to 16 GB of dual-channel DDR3 memory, and up to 10 TB of storage are available as options. A Blu-ray ROM + DVD-RW combo drive is part of the package.

Next up is the CG8270, with a refreshing new slanted chassis design. It comes with a variety of Core i5 and Core i7 "Ivy Bridge" processor options. NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 comes standard, higher GeForce GTX models can be opted for. Up to 4 TB of storage, and BDR+DVD-RW combo drive can be opted for. Lastly, there's the CM6870, which is designed to strike a balance between gaming and media creation/consumption. It packs similar hardware loadout as the CM8270, but with a media-optimized chassis that packs a multi-format card reader; and apart from NVIDIA GeForce, AMD Radeon graphics options are available. With the latter two, ASUS-branded monitors, keyboards, and mice can be opted for.

Source: PCLaunches

Fujitsu Launches the LIFEBOOK LH772 Powered By the 3rd Generation Intel Core CPU

Fujitsu, the No.1 Global Tablet PC Vendor (2011 by units shipment), today launches the first LIFEBOOK to incorporate the new mobile Intel platform. Symphony at your fingertips - the newest LIFEBOOK LH772 orchestrates and fulfils your multimedia and entertainment desires with the Japanese ONKYO box speakers and enhanced DTS UltraPC II Plus Sound System.

"Fujitsu stays dedicated to our Japanese roots and the Takumi philosophy with the new LIFEBOOK LH772, which is the perfect epitome of style and function," said Mr. Lim Teck Sin, Vice President, Product Marketing and Engineering, Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific Ltd. "We endeavour to keep our 'Made in Japan' promise of premium quality and will continue to deliver great surprises and exciting products to our customers in 2012."

Outstanding Alienware M14x, M17x, and M18x Sandy Bridge Orders Upgraded to Ivy Bridge

Alienware announced that outstanding (pending) orders of M14x, M17x, and M18x gaming notebooks, which were placed before last month's refresh to the Core "Ivy Bridge" processor platform, will be upgraded for free, to Ivy Bridge. Such customers with pending orders are being notified by email that their selected models with previous-generation Core "Sandy Bridge" processors will be upgraded to their "Ivy Bridge" equivalents, at no additional charge, and with no delay in their delivery dates. This offer applies only to the Alienware line, and not other Dell notebooks.

Source: The Verge

Samsung Announces 15-inch Series 9 Ultrabook in the UK

Samsung UK has jumped the gun with Ivy Bridge-powered Ultrabooks, and posted the product page of its 15-inch Series 9 Ultrabook. Intel's Core "Ivy Bridge" processors for Ultrabooks won't be official till June. Pictured below is the Series 9 NP900X4C, with a 15-inch screen, that has 1600x900 pixels resolution, and a sleek wedge-shaped design. Under the hood is an Intel Core i5-3317U dual-core processor clocked at 1.70 GHz, with 2.60 GHz Turbo Boost speed, and Intel HD 4000 graphics; Intel HM75 Express chipset, 8 GB of dual-channel DDR3-1600 MHz memory, and a 128 GB SSD.

Connectivity/features include 802.11 b/g/n with WiDi support, Bluetooth 4.0, one USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 ports, micro-HDMI display output, SD/MMC card-reader, and 1.3 megapixel webcam. The keyboad has backlit illumination, and the tracking device is a large multi-touch clickpad. The Series 9 body is made of an all-aluminum chassis, which could make it light, improve heat dissipation, but also step up its costs. Expect the Series 9 NP900X4C to start selling in June.

Source: VR-Zone

AVADirect Now Offers Clevo W110ER 11.6" Core i7 Gaming Notebook

AVADirect, a leading provider of custom notebooks, is now offering one of the smallest core i7 Gaming Notebook in existence. For many, high-end notebook performance typically comes at the cost of a larger, bulkier notebook barebone than a moderately-performing model. For AVADirect, offering high-end mobile performance is not a matter of "if" but a matter of "how". How, in relative terms, would you like your notebook to be customized? AVADirect has over ten years of experience in working with custom notebooks. Enough to know that big things can certainly come in small packages. The Clevo W110ER Gaming Notebook confirms this statement and exceeds expectations at the very least.

TechPowerUp GPU-Z 0.6.1 Released, Announcing New PowerColor GPU-Z Giveaway

TechPowerUp today announced GPU-Z 0.6.1, and with it, a new graphics card giveaway in partnership with PowerColor, in which you could win some of the fastest and coolest Radeon HD 7000 series graphics cards in the industry. Version 0.6.1 of GPU-Z adds support for some new GPUs on the horizon, such as NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690, GeForce GTX 670, GeForce GT 640 (desktop), GeForce GT 630, GeForce 605, GeForce GTX 675M (mobile), and GeForce GTX 670M; AMD Radeon HD 7970M (mobile), and Radeon HD 7450 (desktop); Intel HD 4000 and HD 2500 "Ivy Bridge". GPU-Z 0.6.1 improves NVIDIA GPU Boost clock speed detection. A host of other stability and reliability changes were made (refer to the change-log below).

With GPU-Z 0.6.1, TechPowerUp is teaming up with PowerColor to present to you this year's first GPU-Z Giveaway, in which you could win some great graphics hardware. Up for grabs are PowerColor HD 7970 PCS+ Vortex II, PowerColor HD 7870 PCS+ Vortex II, and the yet-unannounced PowerColor HD 7770 PCS+ Vortex II. To participate in the Giveaway, simply run GPU-Z 0.6.1 (main version), click on the "PowerColor Giveaway" tab, and follow the instructions. Entries are open till June 01, 2012; multiple entries may lead to elimination. Good Luck!

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The complete change-log follows.

Mouse Computer NextGear Note i510, i760 and i960 Series Updated with Ivy Bridge

Japan's Mouse Computer announced the specifications update of its NextGear Note i510, i760 and i960 series notebooks with newly launched Intel Core "Ivy Bridge" processors. The NextGear Note i510 is equipped with either Core i7-3610QM or i7-3820QM quad-core processor; 4, 8, or 16 GB of RAM; standalone 320 GB HDD or 60 GB SSD with 500 GB or 1 TB companion HDD; DVD-RW or Blu-ray/DVD-RW combo; and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M graphics with 1 GB video memory. Depending on your choices, the i510 could range between 70,000 and 140,000 JPY (US $870 - $1,740).

The NextGear Note i760 has similar component choices as the i510, except that SSD is out of its options, there is a choice between 320 GB, 500 GB, and 1 TB HDDs; and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M comes with 1.5 GB of video memory. Depending on the options, the i760 is priced between 100,000 and 180,000 JPY (US $1,245 - $2,240). Lastly, there's the NextGear Note i960, where the CPU choice is extended to include Core i7-3920XM Extreme Edition, the memory choice is extended up to 32 GB, and storage up to a 120 GB SSD. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M with 2 GB of video memory is in charge of graphics. Depending on the configuration, this model ranges between 150,000 and 300,000 JPY (US $1,867 - $3,736).

Source: Akihabara News

OCUK Intros Ivy Bridge Pre-Overclocked Bundles & Systems

The highly anticipated 3rd generation CPU from Intel has arrived at OVERCLOCKERS UK who is offering a wide range of Ivy Bridge CPUs as well as an extensive range of Z77 systems and Z77 overclocked bundles, constructed to allow you to get the very best performance from the latest Intel Core processors.

The new generation builds and improves on many Sandy Bridge features such as Intel Turbo Boost, Quick Sync and Rapid Response, whilst providing numerous performance gains and new features including increased speed and responsiveness and amazing graphics, with new 3D and display technology. Thanks to the ground-breaking, three-dimensional structure of the new Intel transistors, as opposed to the usual two-dimensional planar, dramatic improvements in the overall visual experience have been made meaning better than ever on-board graphics.

Eurocom ships Ivy Bridge-Based Racer 2.0 with AMD Radeon HD 7970M

Eurocom Corporation (www.eurocom.com), a developer of long lifespan, fully upgradable notebooks is adding the newest AMD Radeon HD 7970M GPU to the 15.6" EUROCOM Racer 2.0 notebook. Eurocom will also offer the AMD Radeon HD 7970M GPUs separately to existing customers as an upgrade option.

The EUROCOM Racer 2.0 is a 15.6" small form factor Mobile Workstation utilizing the Intel Mobile HM 77 Express Chipset with support for the full line of 22 nm Ivy Bridge Processors. Graphics support comes from AMD Radeon HD 7970M with support for up to three storage drives. The Racer 2.0 supports 32 GB of DDR3-1600 memory for unforeseen multitasking ability and performance in a 15.6" system.

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