Intel once more updated its chipset drivers.
Either following Radeon HD 7990 or just clearing stock
AMD's flagship 5.0GHz clocked FX-9590 CPU just got a massive price cut in the UK from previous £700 down to a £300. While it is not clear if the price-cut is worldwide and came directly from AMD or just limited to a single retailer in the UK, it is still a quite interesting price cut.
7mm thick MQ01ACF series
Toshiba has announced that it will be expanding its 2.5-inch hard disc drives (HDDs) line with the new 7mm 7278RPM MQ01ACF series HDDs that will be available in capacities of up to 500GB. The new MQ01ACF series is expected to start shipping on 30th of August.
Covering China IT market
OCZ Technology Group has singed a deal with Joint Harvest, a leading distributor of IT and computer technology products in China, which will now be authorized to distribute OCZ's complete line of SSDs and PSUs.
With the AX860i, Corsair has an absolute high-end power supply in its portfolio. There is for example an 80Plus Platinum certificate and apart from that it's one of the very few digitally controles PSU's out there. Meanwhile we've taken quite a few high resolution pictures for you guys.
Coming soon to Europe
Announced back in June with Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7 CPU and Geforce GTX 670M graphics card, MSI will now bring the same AG2712 All-in-One gaming beast equipped with Radeon HD 8970M GPU as well.
Entry-level ATX motherboard
MSI has decided to announce a new motherboard based on Intel's entry-level H81 Express chipset and ATX form factor, the MSI H81-P33. While most H81 Express chipset based motherboard are usually based on smaller form factors, MSI decided to use a full-sized 220x305mm ATX form factor and pair it up with some features usually not found on entry-level motherboards.
Only needs a new driver
While an interview with AMD's engineer Laylah Mah over at c't Magazin certainly raised a lot of attention, it was already clear that AMD might easily have support for DirectX 11.2 on its Radeon HD 7000 series since it was clearly noted that problem is not on the hardware level but rather the driver.
Earlier at Computex 2013 show, Intel launched its Haswell based CPUs and while most of initial batch was based on quad-core SKUs, the next wave of products scheduled for launch in September will bring some new Core i3 and Pentium based models that should effectively replace the currently available Ivy Bridge-based SKUs. The recent listing at ShopBLT, spotted by CPU-World.com, reveals some of the prices for these models as well as some new Core i5 and Core i7 SKUs.
Highest resolution and pixel density so far
LG Display has announced its first Quad HD AH-IPS LCD display for smartphones that will bring a 2560x1440 resolution to a 5.5-inch size which adds up to an incredible 538ppi density making it better and higher than the current leading display found in the HTC One smartphone.
Gamescom exclusive trailer released
As expected and rumored earlier, Blizzard has now officially announced its new upcoming Diablo III Reaper of Souls expansion at Gamescom press conference.