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AMD today launched the AMD Radeon HD 8970M, the world’s fastest notebook graphics card. The AMD Radeon HD 8970M graphics processing unit (GPU) delivers the best mobile gaming experience imaginable to gamers, powered by AMD’s award-winning Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture.The AMD Radeon HD 8970M GPU is the perfect combination of technologies, blending performance, immersive features and an extensive battery life that delivers an unrivaled gaming experience, even on the go.
AMD today launched the AMD Radeon RG2133 Gamer Series Memory and Radeon RAMDisk 4.1. AMD Radeon RG2133 Gamer Series Memory is the only memory on the market that offers both XMP and AMP memory profiles in one package, enabling ultimate ease in overclocking on both platforms. AMD Radeon RG2133 Gamer Series Memory will ship with a free AMD Radeon RAMDisk 64GB, which features enhanced load-and-save functionality. When paired with an AMD A10 Series APU, AMD Radeon RG2133 Gamer Series Memory will improve frames-per-second (FPS) by up to 22 percent.
MSI has expanded its Gaming catalogue with its first Mechanical Gaming Keyboard- MSI GK-601. Built on the popular Cherry MX Red linear switches, the MSI GK-601 provides superb feedback and sensitive key responsiveness. Each key on the MSI GK-601 is created with precision laser etching for extra resistance to wear and uses 18K gold plating to increase the stability while N-key rollover makes sure that every key-press registers. A rare yellow LED backlights the each individual key even after 50 Million key presses (per key) making them excellent for use at during day and night.The Windows button can be disabled to prevent in-game interruptions due to accidental key presses. This prevents tons of frustration or difficult system hacks to disable this Windows function.
Asus today announced the Radeon HD 7990 graphics card, a dual-GPU offering derived from 28nm AMD Radeon graphics processors. With twin GPUs based on AMD Graphics Core Next technology and 6GB GDDR5 video memory, the Asus Radeon HD 7990 easily handles the most demanding DirectX 11.1 PC games in ultra-settings and resolutions above 1920 x 1080. The Asus Radeon HD 7990 delivers the power of two HD 7970 GPUs, totaling 4096 Stream processors and 256 texture units. Customers can fine-tune its performance with GPU Tweak, a user-friendly utility with a highly approachable interface.
Asus today announced the ROG (Republic of Gamers) Xonar Phoebus Solo 7.1 PCI Express gaming sound card with precise positional audio and lifelike immersion for gamers. Xonar Phoebus Solo continues to exhibit the previous Xonar Phoebus’ hardware excellence, including clear 118dB signal-to-noise ratio, a powerful 600 ohm headphone amplifier, Dolby Home Theater V4, and DTS UltraPC II surround sound.The Asus ROG Xonar Phoebus Solo sound card features an EMI shield and exclusive Asus Hyper Grounding technology that significantly reduce the detrimental effects of the electromagnetic interference present inside all desktop PCs.
Asus Xonar U7 USB external soundcard and headphone amplifier offers powerful and clear 114dB SNR audio with USB convenience. Xonar U7 incorporates a headphone amplifier, Dolby Home Theater v4 support, plus dedicated microphone and volume controls. Xonar U7 serves the needs of PC gamers who want to enjoy strong and clear sound via headphones, and is also ideal for listening to music as it produces much more impactful and detailed audio than onboard hardware. Connecting via USB, it requires no standalone power supply and works instantly setup-free with no need to open the PC case. The signal to noise ratio stands at 114dB thanks to meticulous hardware design and component selection. Xonar U7 produces clear audio, driven by the high quality Cirrus Logic CS4398 DAC (digital to analog converter).
Faith-go Japan announced today the launch of Gaming Tower PC with three full HD LCD screen output – PASSANT Ex PROSPEC GAMER ALPHA. The basic configuration of the gaming tower is-(SLI), Intel X79 Express chipset, memory 16GB, SSD 256GB × 2 (RAID 0, Plextor PX-256M5S), HDD 1TB, DVD Core i7-3930K (3.2GHz), GeForce GTX 680, Super Multi drive, Enermax EPM1200EWT power supply and 64bit Windows 7 Professional.
Asus today announced the world’s first and only small form factor GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU Mini, a high-performance graphics card designed primarily for small form factor PCs with mini ITX motherboards. The dual-slot card measures just 17cm(GTX 670 measures 24.13cm) and features the NVidia GTX 670 GPU for DirectX 11.1-compatible gaming. The Asus GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU Mini is designed to maximize the potential offered by mini ITX motherboards by delivering high performance graphics.
Asus today announced the GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST DirectCU II, which features an overclocked 1085MHz NVidia GTX 650 Ti GPU paired with 2GB GDDR5 on a 192-bit interface. Exclusive to Asus graphics cards, the GPU Tweak utility offers a user-friendly interface that opens up versatile adjustments of graphics properties. Core and clock speeds, voltages, and fan speeds can be changed instantly, and multiple game-specific profiles may be created to make the most of each title.
NTT DoCoMo announced today that it will offer a localized version of its d game- Japanese gaming service in China via the Mobile Market portal operated by China Mobile, China’s leading mobile operator with over 700 million subscribers, beginning March 26. This will be the first time for DoCoMo to offer its d game mobile content service under the DoCoMo brand outside of Japan. DoCoMo aims to capitalize on the rapidly growing demand for smartphone content in China by offering an increasing variety of localized games and various contents selected for the Chinese market. Mobile Market is China’s leading portal for retail applications.
An upper mid-range graphics card, the Asus HD 7790 DirectCU II delivers good gaming and multimedia performance with its 1075MHz AMD Radeon HD 7790 GPU and 1GB GDDR5 video memory. Thanks to its proprietary thermal design, the HD 7790 DirectCU II offers considerable overclocking overhead that can be exploited with the exclusive Asus GPU Tweak utility. GPU Tweak makes it easy to increase core and memory speeds, change voltages, regulate fan speeds, and create individual profiles for different games. The innovative DirectCU II thermal design consists of dual 80mm fans specially-picked for quiet operation, copper heatpipes that contact the GPU directly, and an aluminum shroud for better heat dissipation.
Corsair today announced that professional eSports champions Team SoloMid have selected Corsair’s Vengeance gaming keyboards, mice, and mouse mats as their gear of choice for League of Legends competition. The team will also exclusively use Corsair PC cases, power supplies, and cooling products in their training center PCs. Team SoloMid is one of the top-ranked teams in League of Legends, the world’s most played video game with over 12 million active players per day.
The highlight of the Thermaltake stall at CeBIT 2013 was the world premier of Level 10 M Headset with BMW DesignworksUSA. The New Level 10 M Headset – an act to complete a professional gaming gear line around the Level 10 concepts. Unorthodox design works to expose and reveal internal design structures and built with amazing non-distorted sound quality and a Axis-Movement microphone functionality, Tt eSPORTS is proud to share its outstanding headset engineering skills with the Level 10 M Headset. The Level 10 M Headset is created with outstanding acoustic engineering as the frequency and the pitch of the sound driver are tuned specifically to meet most game genres’ environment, ensuring the gamers to receive the most immersive, rich acoustic experience.
BenQ announced today that it would be expanding its professional gaming monitors, the XL Series, with the launch of the new XL2720T. Built upon the advanced technology of the XL Series — featured during the Intel Extreme Masters Season 6 and 7 — the XL2720T now comes equipped with a stunning 27″ large view display, while partnering with the monitor’s 120Hz and blazing-fast 1-ms response time to ensure an incredible gaming experience. The monitor also comes packed with advanced custom settings, such as BenQ’s Black eQualizer, Display Mode and Smart Scaling to give players a competitive edge. Coming with dual HDMI ports, the XL2720T is engineered to provide Full HD connectivity with all kinds of peripheral and console devices, including but not limited to the PS3, XBOX, Blu-ray players, PCs and cameras, allowing gamers to enjoy their digital entertainment effortlessly.
The XL2720T is certified as NVidia 3D Vision 2 ready, and provides gamers with full HD 3D gaming and stereoscopic entertainment experiences like never before. The BenQ XL2720T comes with the NVidia 3D Light Boost technology for up to twice the original screen brightness. Debuting in Intel Extreme Masters World Championship Season 7 (March 5-9) in Hanover, Germany, the new XL2720T gaming monitor will be available in Europe followed by a launch in the United States shortly after.
Gigabyte today announced the latest super gaming graphics card, GV-NTITAN-6GD-B. Built with the highly anticipated GeForce GTX TITAN GPU, GV-NTITAN-6GD-B utilizes the latest 28nm fabrication process, features 6GB GDDR5 memory and adapts 2688 CUDA cores. GIGABYTE GV-NTITAN-6GD-B not only supported Microsoft DirectX 11.1 and PCI-Express 3.0 architecture, but also supporting NVidia 3D Vision Surround, 3D Vision,PhysX , and 3-way SLI . Therefore, GV-NTITAN-6GD-B can guarantee gamers an ultimate gaming and Multi-Screen 3D visual experience.