Intel’s Ivy Bridge Quad Core Processors To Launch In April

We heard last month that Intel’s new Ivy Bridge platform had been delayed slightly and now it looks like we have a possible launch date, and the first quad core Ivy Bridge processors from Intel are expected to launched before the end of April.

The news comes from the guys over at CPU World, the first Ivy Bridge desktop CPU’s will land on the 29th of April, and we should also have some announcements for other Ivy Bridge processors at the same time.

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Raspberry Pi Computer UK Distributors Require CE Certification

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has today revealed that their UK distributors RS Components and element14/Premier Farnell, are now insisting that their $35 Raspberry Pi computer requires CE certification for them to be able to distribute the computers within the UK.

Original the Raspberry Pi Foundation hoped that due to their computer not being a “finished” item. Similar to that of the Beagleboard and other non-CE-marked platforms, it would not require the CE certification.

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Raspberry Pi Gertboard Expansion Kit Rev2 Unveiled (video)

The Raspberry Pi Foundation have this week unveiled a new second revision to their Gertboard, which has been created to offer expansion capabilities to the $35 Raspberry Pi, which is currently in great demand.

Originally it was hoped the Gertboard would be launched alongside the Raspberry Pi. But with customers worldwide still trying desperately to get their hands on a Raspberry Pi computer, its probably a good thing it still being developed and yet to be released.

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Digital Storm Unveils Monster Aventum PC Range

If you are in the market for a new PC and are ready to pull out all the stops on specifications. You might be interested in the new Aventum PC range which has been announced by Digital Storm this week.

Specifications include options to pack in dual six-core Xeon processors, 32GB of RAM, a trio of GTX 680s, and a 180GB SSD/1TB HDD.

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Quad-SLI Geforce GTX 680 Awesomeness (video)

As we featured yesterday the new Nvidia Geforce GTX 680 officially arrived in stores yesterday ready for an eager public to get there hands on these super fast pimped up graphics cards.

Well Dutch website Hardware.info did better than just purchasing one of the $500 cards, and was able to acquire four of the monsters to test in Quad-SLI. Posting the results for all to see on their website. Watch the video after the jump to see Geforce GTX 680 Quad-SLI in action.

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Seagate Goflex Satellite Firmware Update Adds Wi-Fi Passthrough And More Juice

Seagate has this week released a new firmware update for their GoFLex Satellite external hard drive which brings with it improved battery life and Wi-Fi passthrough, in version 1.3.5.015. Seagate’s GoFlex Satellite storage system provides you with a 500GB hard drive, together with a battery that has been designed to provide you with up to 7 hours of power for continuous streaming, or 30 hours on standby.

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Asetek Liquid Cooled Overclocked Alienware M18x Unveiled (video)

As hardware performance increases in ever smaller laptop cases, there grows a greater need to help keep all those higher performance components as cool as possible. Liquid cooling in laptops in not a new process and has been around since 2002.

However Asetek have unveiled a demonstration of a new liquid cooled system they have fitted to an Alienware M18x Prototype. With initial tests indicating that performance of the laptop increase around 18-23 percent.

 

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4M, The HAL9000 Inspired Wooden PC From Love Hultén

We have featured a number of these awesome custom PCs from PC modder extraordinaire Love Hultén before at Geeky Gadgets, his latest creation is called the 4M and it takes its design inspiration from HAL9000.

Love dropped us an email to let us know about the 4M, and his latest PC is a smaller device than his previous creations, and as well as being inspired by HAL9000 it is also a tribute to sci-fi in general.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 Arrives In Stores (video)

The wait is now over and the next generation of NVIDIA graphics card has now officially arrived, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680. Bringing with it a number of new features which have been designed to improve your gameplay and graphics experience within game.

Check out the video after the jump to listen to Ujesh Desai VP corporate marketing NVIDIA take you through a few of the major improvements you will encounter when playing with the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 installed.

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