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ASUS Introduces G10 and M51 Desktop PCs with Latest 4th Generation

ASUS today announced the G10 and M51 Desktop PCs with the latest 4th generation Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics for smooth multitasking and high-performance gaming. Both new desktops also feature ASUS Smart Cooling technology for cooler and quieter operation, and ASUS Power Pack - a removable UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) that can also be used as a portable battery recharger for smartphones and tablets. In addition, the G10 and M51 are its first desktop PCs to feature ASUS SonicMaster audio technology for enhanced sound quality.

ASUS G10 and M51 desktop PCs feature the latest 4th generation Intel Core i7 processors for improved multitasking performance and increased energy efficiency. The G10 comes with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 graphics with 3D Vision Surround, and support for up to four monitors for a more immersive gaming experience. Both the G10 and M51 also feature audio enhanced by ASUS SonicMaster technology and the same professional tools heard on the world's most popular music, movies and video games, thanks to MaxxAudio Master by Waves, recipient of a Technical Grammy award. The ASUS exclusive AudioWizard audio interface also allows sound settings to be tailored to suit entertainment at hand.

Thermaltake Intros TriP Series Power Delivery Accessories

As power management has slowly becoming a crucial matter with the rapid growth of portable devices in the marketplace. Thermaltake, being the industry pioneer brand with expertise in PC chassis, power supply and thermal solution, would like to offer a total power management solution for users with portable devices by introducing the new “TriP series”.

TriP Series is a complete power management solution designed for people who are consistently on the go with their portable devices. With the support of TriP Series users will be free from worrying about the short life span of the battery on their portable devices when traveling. Trip Series includes USB AC Charger, USB Car Chargers and Portable Power Packs.

Sparkle Announces GeForce GT 240 with Free 3D Vision Discoverer Bundle

SPARKLE Computer Co., Ltd., the professional VGA card manufacturer and supplier, today announced the full range of GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 OC Edition Series Graphics Cards, including SPARKLE GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 OC Edition Graphics Cards and Calibre X240/X240G Graphics Cards, which are bundled 3D Vision with Power Pack for free, helping mainstream users to surpass the demands of the digital world with NVIDIA PhysX and stereoscopic 3D supports.

Compared with ordinary GeForce GT 240 graphics cards on market, SPARKLE GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 OC Edition Series Graphics Cards and Calibre X240/X240G Graphics Cards are overclocked out of box. Extremely upgrade the performance and take enthusiasts DirectX 10 and DirectX 10.1 gaming beyond HD. With the power of the overclocked GPUs, it places gamers in the center of the action and experience true gaming cinema in extreme HD (2560x1600) resolutions—all enabled by the the SPARKLE GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 OC Edition Series Graphics Cards and Calibre X240/X240G Graphics Cards,and incredible performance in the latest games including Bioshock2, Alien VS Predator, and Dirt2. With the powerful OC features, the SPARKLE GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 OC Edition Series Graphics Cards and Calibre X240/X240G Graphics Cards tear through complex DirectX 10 and DirectX 10.1 environments and cinematic effects at blazing frame rates in extreme HD resolutions.

NVIDIA Releases GeForce 185.81 BETA Drivers

NVIDIA today published a new version of its GeForce driver suite, this time including Windows 7 in the update. Version 185.81 of the driver has been released as a beta, meaning it is unsupported by product warranties. The following changes have been brought about :
  • Adds support for CUDA 2.2 for improved performance in GPU Computing applications
  • Expands GPU hardware acceleration for the NVIDIA Video Encoding library to GPUs with less than 32 cores. Applications using this library include CyberLink PowerDirector 7, Nero Move it 1.5, Loilo SuperLoiloScope MARS, and CyberLink MediaShow Espresso
  • Accelerates performance in several 3D applications and, compared to Release 182 drivers, delivers:
  • o Up to 25% performance increase in The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
    o Up to 22% performance increase in Crysis: Warhead with antialiasing enabled
    o Up to 11% performance increase in Fallout 3 with antialiasing enabled
    o Up to 14% performance increase in Far Cry 2
    o Up to 30% performance increase in Half-Life 2 engine games with 3-way and 4-way SLI
    o Up to 45% performance increase in Mirror's Edge with antialiasing enabled
  • Automatically installs the new PhysX System Software version 9.09.0408
  • Supports GeForce Plus Power Pack #3
  • Numerous bug fixes. Refer to the release documentation notes for Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7
DOWNLOAD: NVIDIA GeForce 185.81 BETA for Windows XP 32-bit | Windows XP 64-bit | Windows Vista 32-bit | Windows Vista 64-bit | Windows 7 32-bit | Windows 7 64-bit

NVIDIA Releases GeForce 185.66 BETA Drivers

The day after releasing the GeForce 182.50 WHQL drivers, NVIDIA has also released a GeForce BETA driver with version 185.66, for both Windows Vista and XP.

New in Release 185.66:
  • Adds support for the new GeForce GTX 275 GPU.
  • Adds support for Ambient Occlusion – the newest NVIDIA Control Panel feature to offer enhanced 3D gaming realism exclusively to GeForce GPUs. (Vista Only)
  • Adds support for CUDA 2.2 for improved performance in GPU Computing applications. See nvidia.com/cuda for more details.
  • Accelerates performance in several 3D applications. The following are examples of improvements measured with Release 185 drivers vs. Release 182 drivers (results will vary depending on your GPU, system configuration, and game settings):
    - Up to 11% performance increase in Call of Duty: World at War - Up to 5% performance increase Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts
    - Up to 22% performance increase Crysis: Warhead with antialiasing enabled
    - Up to 11% performance increase in Fallout 3 with antialiasing enabled
    - Up to 14% performance increase in Far Cry 2
    - Up to 45% performance increase in Mirror’s Edge with antialiasing enabled
  • Supports GeForce Plus Power Pack #3. Download these FREE PhysX and CUDA applications now!
  • Numerous bug fixes. Refer to the release documentation notes.
DOWNLOAD: GeForce 185.66 BETA for Windows XP 32-bit | Windows XP 64-bit | Windows Vista 32-bit | Windows Vista 64-bit
UPDATE: The day following the release of the 185.65 BETA drivers this article originally covered, NVIDIA removed the driver links and updated the BETA to 185.66, this article has therefore been updated accordingly.

NVIDIA Extends Performance Lead With New GeForce GTX 275 GPU

NVIDIA today announced the GeForce GTX 275 GPU, the latest addition to NVIDIA’s performance GPU lineup, offering first-rate graphics, physics, and GPU computing performance, as well as the absolute best price-performance for today’s value-conscious gamers.

Based on the GT200 architecture, the GeForce GTX 275 GPU features 240 processor cores operating at 1404 MHz, 80 texture processing units, a 448-bit memory interface, and an 896 MB framebuffer. In price and performance, it sits between the GeForce GTX 260 and the GeForce GTX 285.

NVIDIA Releases Graphics Plus Power Pack #2

NVIDIA adopted the marketing strategy of Graphics Plus, meaning that they intend to show their products as something more than just graphics hardware. The introduction of the CUDA GPGPU platform, and the subsequent introduction of GPU-acceleration physics in the form of NVIDIA PhysX helped the cause. The company released the Power Pack software delivery system back in August, which served as a mode for delivering not only system drivers, but also related content such as free games, technology demos, game demos, free software and software trials. The user can choose what to download, by customizing the Power Pack.

NVIDIA released Power Pack #2, the second major iteration, consisting of changes to the list of things that can be downloaded. The pack now includes Warmonger (full free game) with two new levels: Tombstone & Asylum. It includes three new tech demos, a PhysX accelerated screensaver, and most notably, trial versions of Power Director 7, TMPGENC XPRESS 4.6.2.266 and Badaboom media converter, all of which take advantage of GPU acceleration. Apart from these, the usual contents of Power Pack #1 are also included. At any point in time, the Power Pack includes the latest system drivers of NVIDIA Forceware, and PhysX system software. For more, please visit this page.
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