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Western Digital's Scorpio Black 750GB notebook hard drive
— 3:16 PM on January 20, 2011

When we rounded up 7,200-RPM notebook drives last month, Western Digital's Scorpio Black 500GB was our clear favorite. Today, we explore whether a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will have mod tools
— 10:47 AM on January 20, 2011

Bethesda's next release may end up fostering mod communities much like its predecessors Oblivion and Morrowind. A Bethesda Senior Community Manager confirmed yesterday that...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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WD outships Seagate as hard drive prices remain low
— 9:22 AM on January 20, 2011

The numbers are in, and according to PC Magazine, Western Digital shipped more hard drives than its rival Seagate in the fourth quarter of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Nintendo 3DS priced at $250, available in March
— 11:14 AM on January 19, 2011

To say that Nintendo's handheld gaming consoles have been popular would be a huge understatement. According to Wikipedia's tabulation of worldwide console sales,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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New SAS models added to WD's enterprise lineup
— 11:23 AM on January 18, 2011

Western Digital has expanded its line of enterprise-class Serial Attached SCSI hard drives. The 2.5" S25, better known to enthusiasts as a sled-less...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Portal 2 to offer cross-platform multiplayer
— 10:42 AM on January 18, 2011

For all the sniping and insults thrown back and forth between console and PC gamers, we haven't had much opportunity to face off on the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Bethesda shows first Elder Scrolls V screenshot
— 6:00 AM on January 18, 2011

Just over a month after unveiling the teaser trailer for its next The Elder Scrolls title, Bethesda has come back with something a little...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 developer promises untarnished PC release
— 12:27 PM on January 14, 2011

Well, here's a refreshing notion: making a game cross-platform without cutting corners on the PC release. While that concept seems entirely foreign to most game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Counter-Strike gets minor update, remains incredibly popular
— 12:08 PM on January 14, 2011

While snacking on Ronald's heaping helping of Shortbread this morning, I stumbled upon news that Valve has released yet another update to Counter-Strike:...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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A quick look at chipset PCI Express performance
— 10:23 AM on January 14, 2011

Finally, Intel has a mid-range chipset with proper PCIe 2.0 lanes. We test the P67's PCIe implementation to see how it stacks up.

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Minecraft sales eclipse one million
— 10:56 AM on January 13, 2011

Although I've been making a concerted effort to keep up with the indie PC gaming scene, I have to admit that Minecraft has completely passed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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OCZ drops out of memory business to focus on SSDs
— 12:00 PM on January 12, 2011

So, that's why OCZ didn't have much in the way of new memory modules on display at CES this year. According to PC Perspective,...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Servers Workstations

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Razer shows handheld concept gaming PC
— 4:09 PM on January 11, 2011

Imagine our surprise when we walked into Razer's CES booth last week and came across the Switchblade, a concept device designed to offer PC gaming...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

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Next-gen SandForce SSD controller shown in OCZ Vertex 3
— 11:19 AM on January 11, 2011

Just a few years ago, OCZ's CES showcase was dominated by memory modules. Row upon row of DIMMs were on display, each with a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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MSI offers sneak peek at Bulldozer 'Big Bang' mobo
— 11:00 AM on January 11, 2011

AMD may not have have much of a response to Sandy Bridge right now, but the situation will change later this year. The presence of...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Motherboard makers flaunt their Brazos goodies
— 9:36 AM on January 11, 2011

In addition to Brazos-based notebooks, this year's CES exhibits included a number of small-form-factor Brazos motherboards—most of them ripe for use in home-theater PCs and...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Liquid nitrogen flows at MSI's CES overclocking event
— 11:41 PM on January 10, 2011

Speed was the name of the game last week at MSI's Master Overclocking Arena 2011: Americas Final. The event was hosted at the Pole Position...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards

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Lucid software lets QuickSync video mix with discrete GPU
— 2:54 PM on January 10, 2011

Several of the decisions Intel made when putting together the platform for its Sandy Bridge processors have combined to result in a bizarre and frustrating...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards

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