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Fractal Design Introduces the Integra M Series Power Supplies

Fractal Design is proud to announce the new Modular generation of the award winning Integra PSU. Fractal Design Integra M Series power supply units feature excellent electrical performance, including 80PLUS Bronze certified efficiency.

The modular flat cable system allows for a clean installation, and enhances airflow patterns inside the case. The short 140 mm length makes for easy installation in small computer cases, and the extra-long ATX12V cable accommodates modern, bottom-PSU cases.

ROCCAT Moves Forward on the Sova Wireless Modular Gaming Board

It's been a summer of major announcements for ROCCAT Studios, with a few more yet to come, the most recent being the E3 reveal of the in-development ROCCAT Sova Wireless Modular Gaming Board. The positive fan and media response to the Sova at E3 was massive, with fantastic articles and word of mouth. Building on the wave of enthusiasm for a wireless keyboard/mousepad combo custom made for a living room gaming experience, ROCCAT is immediately moving into its next phase of development for the Sova, and inviting our fans to join the ride.

"We are thrilled with the overwhelmingly positive response we have received for the Sova," Says René Korte, CEO and founder of ROCCAT. "We realize that now is not the time to sit back and wait, but to give fans what they want as quickly as possible. We're ready to go full speed into our refinement process, and want our fans to see the hard work that goes into moving a ROCCAT product from its development phase, into what you see at retail. The Sova is coming, it is going to be an amazing piece of gaming hardware, and you'll get to follow every step on that journey in our newly launched Sova Development Blog."

Corsair AX1500i Digital Power Supply Now Available

Corsair, the most awarded PC power supply brand in the world, today announced the availability of the much-anticipated AX1500i Digital ATX power supply from www.corsair.com. Using advanced digitally-controlled circuitry to deliver ultra-stable power at over 94% efficiency, the AX1500i is the first 1500 watt PSU to meet the ultra-efficient 80 PLUS Titanium standard. The AX1500i will also be available from retailers in late May.

Using Corsair's second-generation digital architecture, the AX1500i uses a Digital Signal Processor (DSP) to control power output, resulting in tighter DC voltage output regulation and superior stability for your valuable PC's components. The AX1500i's incredible efficiency also results in greatly reduced heat, allowing the PSU to operate in a truly silent Zero-RPM fan mode at loads of up to 450 W. Even when delivering its maximum 1500 W of power, a high-quality 140 mm Dynamic Fluid Bearing (DFB) fan allows the AX1500i to operate quietly.

COUGAR Launches the GX V3 Series Power Supplies

COUGAR, leading PC case and power supply brand has let loose the latest power supply unit, an update to the GX series, titled the GX V3. These new high-end series of power supplies specifically target demanding gamers and the rugged black coating in combination with the gold vent grill add to the overall robust and aggressive appearance of a computer and at a size of 160 mm down from 180 mm in length the GX V3 will significantly reduce the space taken up in the system. In fact, for almost all 1000 plus watt models on the market, the GX V3 will be the smallest of compact 1050W products, a major technological breakthrough.

The COUGAR GX V3 PSUs are fully compliant with the 80-PLUS Gold efficiency requirement, featuring a peak efficiency of up to 93%. These high-end PSUs are designed for enthusiast gamers who desire extremely efficient and powerful gaming products. The GX series is equipped with and ultra quiet fan that provides optimum cooling efficiency. The advanced modular cable management system is further improved with new flat cables that simplify installation and maximize airflow.

SMART Modular Unveils XR-DIMM Small Form Factor DDR3 Module

SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., a leading independent designer, manufacturer and supplier of value added subsystems including memory modules, flash memory cards and other solid state storage products, today announced its new XR-DIMM small form factor DDR3 module, specifically designed for ruggedized single board computing (SBC) applications requiring high reliability, density and performance attributes.

SMART's XR-DIMM solves the traditional space-constraint issue for Advanced Memory Card (AMC) form factor SBC's, where the clips from the horizontally mounted SO-DIMM's socket violate the "keep-out" areas of the card and interfere with the system chassis when the AMC card is removed. The XR-DIMM solves this issue by using a low profile, snap-down mezzanine connector with no clips. In addition, SMART's XR-DIMM form factor provides a ruggedized attach method and features improved signal integrity ideal for AMC cards, as well as ATCA, PCIe, and COMe embedded computing applications.

Razer Unveils Project Christine, the World's Most Modular PC Concept Design

Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced a concept of what promises to be the world's most modular gaming system, Project Christine.

The PC has traditionally been one of the most open platforms in all of technology. However, given the technical complexities of PC hardware, only the most hardcore enthusiasts have been able to take advantage of this openness to build, customize and continuously upgrade their PC desktop systems. The tremendous promise of the PC has remained underexploited by the vast majority of general consumers for more than 30 years, largely due to the convoluted hardware -- knowing what does what, what works with what, and how to connect the pieces.

Club 3D Introduces 700 W and 1000 W 80 Plus Gold Power Supplies

Since the early 2000's Club 3D has been best known for our high performance, high quality discrete graphics cards. Over the years however we have expanded our product range with specific enthusiast components like soundcards, TV tuner cards but also accessories like cables and adapters.

In 2011 we have launched a range of high performance Switching Power Supplies capable of powering multiple (high-end) GPUs while being silent and energy efficient at the same time due to their 80-Plus Bronze and Silver certification. As technology advances, the price of electricity rises and consumers become more aware of their carbon footprint, demand grows for more even more energy efficient Switching Power Supplies. So we are proud to announce today our first 80 Plus Gold certified Club 3D Power Supplies, with 700 Watts and 1000 Watts capacity.

Corsair Announces CS Series Modular PC Power Supplies

Corsair, the most awarded PC power supply brand in the world1, today announced the new line of CS Series Modular power supplies (PSUs) in 450, 550, 650 and 750 watt models. Designed to be exceptionally energy efficient and simple to install, the new CS Series are the most affordable 80 PLUS Gold certified PSUs in Corsair's line of high-performance PC components.

The CS Series Modular PSUs are designed to deliver stable, continuous power with 80 PLUS Gold certified power efficiency to minimize energy waste and lower electrical bills. The new PSUs are cooled with a 120 mm sleeve bearing fan that runs at low speeds during typical loads, keeping the PSU nearly silent during everyday tasks. The CS Series meet the latest ATX power specifications and are compatible with the latest AMD and Intel processors, with full support for the low-power modes of the latest 4th Generation Intel Core processors.

Cooler Master Releases the HAF Stacker Series PC Cases

Cooler Master, a leading creator, innovator and manufacturer of desktop components and more, today officially makes available to the world the first stackable computer case series, the HAF Stacker Series. Launching with three connectable and stackable models, HAF 915F, HAF 915R, and HAF 935.

Series Convergence
Joining together two titans among Cooler Master case series, HAF Stacker takes the essence of the widely popular High Air Flow and Stacker series and elevates them to new heights as a single, cohesive line. The large drive storage and interior space of the Stacker series meets the Water and Air cooling design of the HAF series. The result is the first modular and expandable full tower with smaller companion cases that all stack together seamlessly.

SilverStone Readies Two More Strider Gold S Series Power Supplies

SilverStone is currently preparing the release of two new power supplies part of the Strider Gold S Series, the 750 W SST-ST75F-GS and 850 W SST-ST85F-GS. Both models measure 150 (W) x 86 (H) x 150 (D) mm and feature a fully modular design, active PFC, a MTBF of 100,000 hours, an 80 PLUS Gold certification (up to 90% efficiency), a single 12V rail, and a low-noise 120 mm fan. Moreover, they have over current, over power, over voltage, over temperature, under voltage and short circuit protection. At 750 W and 850 W, these are the smallest "full modular" power supplies on the market right now for their respective power levels. Most power supplies with the same specs are at least 180 mm deep (ST75F-GS and ST85F-GS are only 150 mm).

The SST-ST75F-GS and SST-ST85F-GS are expected to become available later this month.

Eurocom Delivers Complete VGA Upgradeability with NVIDIA and AMD MXM 3.0 Modules

Eurocom, (www.eurocom.com) uses modular MXM 3.0b VGA technology in its notebooks and laptops so they can be easily upgraded with newer or higher performing cards of the same standard. This allows users who have purchased an upgradeable system to improve the performance and increase the lifespan of their system with an easy graphics upgrade

Eurocom integrates MXM 3.0b technology into its high performance notebooks and gaming laptops because it allows Eurocom notebooks to support the most powerful graphics technology on the market while allowing for continuous upgrade options.

Enermax Launches Triathlor ECO Power Supply Series

Triathlor ECO series is the brand new 80 PLUS Bronze power supply unit launched by the world renowned brand - Enermax. This series offers 4 different wattage outputs, including 350W, 450W, 550W and 650W with flat modular cable for easy cable management. The new Triathlor ECO is also equipped with Load Balancer technology to stabilize voltage output and to support C6/C7 states of Intel Haswell CPU. Yet, the new Triathlor ECO drives the energy saving standards to a higher level, by meeting the ErP Lot 6 2013 requirements, thanks to the latest 5Vsb standby eco-design.

Triathlor ECO has the unique HeatGuard feature that is exclusively available for the top-notch PSU. The HeatGuard function allows a 30 to 60 sec. delayed cooling fan shutdown, enables the excessive warm air to be extracted from the unit and to maximize the product life. The 12cm double ball bearing cooling fan is used for silent operation and heat dissipation.

Thermaltake Announces the Toughpower DPS Digital-Controlled Power Supplies

Thermaltake, being an industry leader in computer chassis, thermal solutions, and power supply units announces the latest news that the new revolutionary Thermaltake Toughpower DPS 850 W/750 W, an innovative digitally- controlled power supply with software. The implementations come with better voltage regulation to provide the system with clean and stable power. Of all the PSU monitoring software applications in the marketplace, Thermaltake DPSApp is the supreme monitoring tool that is powerful, easy-to-use, flexible and universal all in the same package.

Concept
  • Monitor the electricity cost of your PC to help users manage the power expense.
  • Record the status of your PC which enables active monitoring and the ability to organize the data to a quantitative database.
  • Sharing in the cloud to provide users the ability to share results with friends.

Icy Dock Introduces FatCage MB155SP-B Drive Module

Icy Dock introduces the FatCage MB155SP-B, a 5-in-3 SATA 6 Gbps hot swappable internal RAID backplane cage. This is the lite version of the MB45X series by removing the monitoring features, increasing the cooling performance, and reducing the overall cost, while keeping the same 3 year warranty and the core tray system for hot swapping and maintenance are kept for the best reliability in the market.

The MB155SP-B built to be a lighter module, while more importantly maintaining the same level of quality, build, and service you'd expect from an Icy Dock product. While the design has gone through some changes, the space saving design is still established. The backplane module allows up to a massive 5 x 3.5" SATA III hard drives, while only consuming three 5.25" bays.

NZXT Announces HALE82 V2 Modular Power Supply Series

The NZXT HALE82 V2 was designed with one goal in mind: bring consumers a high performance, feature-rich power supply without the premium price tag. As any computer enthusiast will tell you, poor cable management can make a beautiful build look like a complete mess. One of the major contributors to these cable management hassles is the power supply.

Unfortunately, fully modular cables are a luxury usually found only in high-end, high performance power supplies. Until now. Designed for mainstream users and enthusiasts alike, the HALE82 V2 is a fully modular power supply with 80 Plus Bronze certification. Available in 550W and 700W flavors, the HALE82 V2 features a fully modular PCB design with a labeled back plate for easy installation and excellent cable management.

EVGA Launches the SuperNova 1000 G2 Power Supply

The EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 G2 has arrived! This power supply is 80 Plus Gold Rated, offers 1000W of continuous power, exceptional efficiency and is fully modular. Not to mention, a first class 10 Year EVGA Warranty. Designed with enthusiast needs in mind the EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 G2 power supply is the best choice to power this and next generation enthusiast computers. Take your system to the next level and power up with the EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 G2.

Sharkoon Announces SHA350M Bronze 350 Watt Semi-Modular PSU

Sharkoon introduces a new power supply series for PC users and gamers, designed for budget-conscious customers looking to score points within the price-performance range. Starting off is the SHA350M Bronze 350 Watt PC power supply. Models in 450 Watt and 550 Watt will follow shortly. The Sharkoon SHA350M Bronze is equipped with a modular connector system, complies with ATX specification ATX 12V V2.3 and also supports the latest Intel and AMD processor systems. It provides an effectiveness of over 80 percent and is 80 PLUS Bronze? certified.

In addition to the two firmly soldered 40+4-pin motherboard connector and motherboard power supply (4+4-pin), the SHA350M Bronze provides altogether six connection possibilities for modular connectors. The power supply has two PCIe (6 and 6+2-pin), six SATA ports and seven peripheral device connectors and a floppy connector.

FSP Aurum 92+ Modular PSUs Unveiled

Fortron's channel brand FSP unveiled its Aurum 92+ line of modular PSUs. The 80 Plus Platinum compliant power-boxes will initially ship in two mid-range capacities, 550W (PT-550M) and 650W (PT-650M). The two feature Fortron's innovative FSPMIA-IC, a single chip that integrates various voltage regulation and protection functions, minimizing clutter on the PCB. Both models use a quad-rail technology, with four 18A +12V rails. The company's HybridSynergy technology allows load to be spread across the four rails. Most common protection features are covered. The two feature partially modular cabling, with the 24-pin ATX, 8-pin EPS, and a PCIe connector being fixed, while the SATA/Molex connectors and a second set of PCIe cables are modular. The two will reach stores some time in February.

Corsair Launches CX Series Modular Power Supplies

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC hardware market, today announced the addition of the CX Series Modular power supply units (PSUs) to the company's award-winning PSU line-up. Available in 430, 500, 600, and 750 watt power configurations, the new CX Modular PSUs provide PC builders with the stable reliability of Corsair PSUs at a price that is easy on the pocket.

Unlike budget PSUs, the CX Series Modular PSUs feature a hybrid modular cable system that allows PC builders to install just the cables (PCI-E, SATA, and 4-pin) required for their computer's configuration, for a cleaner look and improved airflow and cooling. The standard ATX form factor and ample cable lengths of the PSUs provide worry-free compatibility with the majority of PCs. In addition, the 80 PLUS Bronze certified PSUs deliver up to 85% energy efficiency at typical 50% usage loads, producing less heat, improving reliability, and reducing noise.

Enermax Launches New Modular Triathlor FC PSU Series

Modu82+ has been one of the most popular power supply series ever. End users from all around the globe appreciate this Enermax PSU because it focuses on the pure essentials of power supply: durable components, silent operation and stable performance. No wonder that Enermax could sell this series continuously from 2008 until today. But due to the technological progress, time has come to say goodbye to the Modu82+ – and welcome the new long runner from Enermax, the Triathlor FC.

Enermax engineers entirely dismissed short-term market trends and concentrated on the development of a PSU design that will run over long years. The Triathlor FC is not a blinky poser. On the contrary, it comes in a classic black, downright ordinary housing. But don’t judge this PSU by its cover: The Triathlor FC is equipped with latest Enermax technology. The manufacturer has spared neither costs nor effort to develop a product that meets the highest standards in terms of performance capability and quality.

Xi3 Corp. Intros Two New Xi3 Modular Computers, Cuts Price of Older Model

Xi3 Corporation today unveiled two new Xi3 Modular Computers (the X7A Modular Computer and the X3A Modular Computer). Additionally, the company announced today it has slashed the starting price of its award-winning X5A-5342 Xi3 Modular Computer to $499 from $899.

This news release provides additional product details about the X7A and X3A Modular Computers, both of which were initially disclosed by the company via a Kickstarter project launched by Xi3 three days ago. Xi3's Kickstarter project ("Xi3: Help us Usher in the Post-PC Era") allows Kickstarter Fans and Followers to learn about Xi3's plans for two new Xi3 Modular Computers, while also allowing them to place pre-orders now for X7A Modular Computers and X3A Modular Computers. Additionally, backers of Xi3's Kickstarter project who place a pre-order Pledge for the X7A or X3A will receive their new Xi3 Modular Computer up to two weeks prior to General Availability and will also earn the right to pre-order future Xi3 products for early delivery as well.

EVGA Announces the EVGA SuperNOVA NEX1500 Classified Power Supply

The EVGA SuperNOVA NEX1500 Classified is the ultimate enthusiast power supply. Designed to support the toughest hardware, the EVGA NEX1500 Classified supports ground-breaking new features like SuperNOVA enthusiast software control, Overclock Mode that increases the maximum power output up to 1650W*, and fully modular, individually sleeved cables.

You can also count on EVGA to provide the utmost reliability and performance, with 100% Japanese capacitors and a durable ball bearing fan. The NEX1500 Classified is designed from start to finish to be the best choice for today's most demanding high-end computers. Get to the next level with the EVGA NEX1500 Classified Power Supply.

Belkin Announces Availability of WeMo

Belkin today launched WeMo, a line of modular, Wi-Fi-based products that turn an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch into a remote control for household devices. Consisting of two initial products, the WeMo Switch and the WeMo Motion, WeMo works with the free WeMo app to create a scalable, customizable home control system designed to provide added safety, convenience, and peace of mind.

“WeMo uses familiar technology to create a plug-and-play solution for controlling gadgets and appliances remotely,” said Jamie Elgie, senior director of product management for Belkin. “Designed to address simple automation needs without the hassle or expense of whole home automation, WeMo is an easy and fun way to put your home at your fingertips.”

Lepa Unveils G1000-MA 80 Plus Gold Modular PSU

Lepa unveiled its newest performance-segment PSU, the G1000-MA. The new PSU features in the same product family as the recently-launched 1600W monstrosity, the G1600. Unlike the G1600, the new G1000-MA features partially modular cabling, with key cables such as 24-pin ATX, 8-pin EPS, and a pair of 6+2 pin PCIe power connectors being fixed, while two additional pairs of 6+2 pin PCIe connectors, a total of twelve SATA power, and 8 Molex connectors, are detachable.

The new 1000W PSU, like the G1600, is 80 Plus Gold efficiency rating certified. Other compliances include ErP Lot6, ATX 2.3, and EPS 2.92. The G1000-MA uses a quad +12V rail design, with four 30A rails. It features active power factor correction, and a suite of protection mechanisms, against over/under voltage/current and short-circuit. Measuring 150 x 183 x 86 mm, the G1000-MA uses a 140 mm fan to keep its innards cool. It is slated for June 23.

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Colorful Unveils Graphics Card Cooler with Modular Air + LN2 Design

Check out this graphics card cooler design concept from the design house of Colorful, the people behind some of the most wacky and ingenuous graphics card cooler designs. The card is touted to be the "world's first liquid nitrogen customized."

Its cooler design is pretty straightforward. The GPU, memory, VRM, and other hot ancillaries make contact with a copper vapor-chamber plate, to which are attached a first stage of aluminum fin heatsinks. This stage can be decked up with a second stage of heatsinks that attach to the first stage using numerous heat-pipes, and a fan can be attached at the center, which ventilate the heatsinks. The fan, along with the second stage, can be removed, to reveal the copper plate that makes direct contact with the GPU. To this, a liquid-nitrogen (LN2) evaporator (parallel or perpendicular to the card's plane), can be attached. The LN2 evaporator cools the entire first stage, which cools not only the GPU, but also the memory, VRM, and other hot ancillaries.
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