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Apple Updates MacBook Air and Current Generation MacBook Pro with New Hardware

Apple today updated MacBook Air with the latest Intel Core processors, faster graphics and flash storage that is up to twice as fast as the previous generation.* MacBook Air is the ultimate everyday notebook, and with new lower prices it is more affordable than ever. The current generation 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro have also been updated with the latest Intel Core processors and powerful discrete graphics from NVIDIA. Apple’s popular AirPort Express has been redesigned to include features previously available only in AirPort Extreme.

“Today we’ve updated the entire MacBook line with faster processors, graphics, memory, flash storage and USB 3 connectivity,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “We’ve made the world’s best portable family even better and we think users are going to love the performance advances in both the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro.”

HP Delivers High-performance Desktop and Mobile Workstations

HP today announced the new HP Z220 Workstations and HP EliteBook Mobile Workstations, packed with reliable and professional-class features.

HP's most affordable, no-compromise workstations, the Z220, features next-generation Intel Core and Intel Xeon processors, the latest integrated and discrete professional graphics from Intel, NVIDIA and AMD and four integrated USB 3.0 high-speed ports. The Z220 entry-level workstation is available in a choice of an exceptionally expandable, Convertible Mini-Tower (CMT) or a highly compact Small Form Factor (SFF) that's 65 percent smaller and perfect for tight spaces.

MAINGEAR Leads the March of Ultraportable Gaming with the New Pulse 11

MAINGEAR, an award-winning PC system builder offering custom desktops, notebooks, workstations, is now adding the Pulse 11 high performance ultraportable laptop solution to their product line and is unmatched in its class for PC gamers who want to harness desktop-like power wherever they go.

The MAINGEAR Pulse 11 combines the best in small form-factor laptop design featuring the latest mobile technology such as Intel's 3rd Generation Core processor with up to 8-thread processing with the Intel Core I7 mobile processor and offering 75% better performance with Intel's 3rd Generation Core i5 mobile processor compared with Intel's previous Core 2 Duo E8400/ P8600 processors. It's a perfect engine for power users who demand unparalleled performance on the go in HD, multitasking, or multimedia.

GeForce GTX 690 Breaches P20000 at 3DMark 11

Taiwanese proverclocker TIN set a new 3DMark 11 record by scoring P20962 points using a single GeForce GTX 690 graphics card. The score included 25179 graphics, 15213 physics, and 12412 combined scores. The feat was achieved by overclocking an EVGA GeForce GTX 690 to clock speeds of 1509 MHz (base), 1639 MHz (GPU Boost), and 7336 MHz (memory, effective); and sustaining it using liquid nitrogen cooling. The double-headed eagle on steroids was supported by an Intel Core i7-3960X processor clocked at 4.50 GHz, 16 GB of quad-channel DDR3-2133 MHz memory, and EVGA X79 Classified motherboard. Find more information on the feat here.

Sony Also Introduces New VAIO S and Z Series Laptops

Offering a seductive blend of power and portability, new VAIO S Series can handle the demands of the toughest working day.

Available in a choice of 33.7 cm (13.3") and 39.5 cm (15.5") screen sizes, the slim, full-flat design of VAIO S Series 13 and 15 slip easily into a travel bag for quick access whenever you need it. The series is elegantly styled in tough, weight-saving materials like magnesium, aluminium and carbon fibre (depends on model), with even S Series 15 models tipping the scales at below 2 kg.

All S Series feature a new slot-in optical drive (Blu-ray Disc or DVD) that maintains the notebook's slim, low-profile looks while maximising chassis rigidity.

New Lenovo Workstation Infuses Solid Computing Power for Professionals on Tech Budget

Lenovo today announced the Lenovo ThinkStation E31, an entry-level workstation for professionals requiring a powerful desktop workstation within a PC budget. Offered as a mini-tower or small form factor (SFF) both include choices of the latest speedy Intel Xeon Processor E3 along with enhanced memory performance and graphics capabilities.

"The ThinkStation E31 an ideal choice for small-to-medium businesses or professionals that need more power and performance than they are getting out of their desktop computer," said Robert Herman, director of product and vertical solutions, Workstation Business Unit, Lenovo. "We have worked closely with customers to figure out how to deliver compact design, reliable hardware components and comprehensive support for the latest ISV applications to meet their needs. The ThinkStation E31 offers businesses a powerful way to get more from their business applications without breaking the bank."

GIGABYTE Announces the International Release of the P2542G Blu-ray Gaming Notebook

GIGABYTE, a longtime leader in computer technology and innovation, today announced the international release of the 15.6” P2542G gaming notebook. The P2542G is a premium gaming notebook that packs incredible power into a sleek form factor to give consumers new options for mobile gaming. The P2542G features a powerful 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3610QM Quad-Core processor and an impressive NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M GPU with GDDR5 2GB VRAM. The P2542G also has a 1080p Full HD display, Blu-ray Rewritable Drive, THX TruStudio Pro, Intel Rapid Start Technology, either a high-performing 7200rpm HDD or a speedy SSD, HDMI and more.

FSP Launches Aurum PRO Series PSUs

FSP, a worldwide leader in power supply products, today announced the launch of AURUM PRO power supply unit (PSU), the latest award-winning high-quality, high wattage PSUs. AURUM PRO series has been designed to meet the demanding requirements of PC enthusiasts such as overclockers and multi-GPU gamers.

The AURUM PRO is built by using industrial-grade components and main Japanese capacitors to provide the pure, clean, stable output. With qualified 80PLUS Gold certification, the AURUM PRO comes with dual transformers matrix design to provide up to 90% efficiency and +12V single rail capable of delivering 100A (1200W). This makes it ideal for any kind of CPU/GPU combination like SLI/Crossfire with Intel Core i7-series processors which require high amounts of stable power at 12V.

X-ES Intros Rugged COM Express Module With 3rd Generation Intel Core i7 Processor

Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) introduces XPedite7450, a rugged COM Express module that complies with the PICMG COM Express Basic form factor (95 mm x 125 mm) and supports an enhanced Type 6 pinout. The XPedite7450 can be hosted on a standard COM Express carrier card or a custom carrier card built to include additional end-user requirements, or it can be integrated into an XPand6000 Small Form Factor (SFF) rugged system. Based on the 3rd generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor, the XPedite7450 operates at up to 2.2 GHz to deliver enhanced performance and efficiency, making it an excellent processor mezzanine for commercial, industrial, and military applications.

Ivy Bridge-powered Acer V3 Start Shipping This Weekend

Acer revealed that a few Intel Ivy Bridge Core-powered models among its V3 series notebooks will start shipping first in Japan, starting this weekend (ahead of other markets). The Aspire V3-571-H78F is part of the launch. This 15.6-incher will be driven by Intel Core i7-3612QM quad-core processor clocked at 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz Turbo Boost), 8 GB of DDR3 memory, and a sad resolution of 1366x768 pixels. This model will be priced a little over the equivalent of US $1100. The V3-571-H78F, and other Aspire V3 series notebooks will start shipping this Sunday onward.
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