Gigabyte Launches AORUS ELITE series graphics cards

Gigabyte has released the new AORUS ELITE series graphics cards today. Starting with the AORUS GeForce RTX 3060 ELITE 12G and its awe-inspiring triple ring RGB lighting. This new line of cards will utilize the effective Windforce 3X cooling system. Other features will include onboard dual BIOS, graphene nano-lubricated fans, and an included backplate for added structural rigidity. Pricing and availability are still a question at the time of this article. Below is Gigabyte’s official press release.


Corsair Launches KATAR PRO XT Mouse and MM700 RGB Mouse Pad

Corsair has just announced the launch of two new products, the KATAR PRO XT gaming mouse and the MM700 RGB extended mouse pad. That Katar Pro XT features an 18,000 DPI optical sensor, OMRON switches, and six programmable buttons using CORSAIR’s iCUE software. At only 73 grams, the KATAR PRO XT is classified as an ultra-light mouse. The iCUE MM700 RGB extended mouse pad features three addressable RGB zones and a large 930mm x 400mm (36.6” x 15.8”) size to easily fit your mouse and keyboard.


Gigabyte Announces Aorus Waterforce X Series AIO Coolers

Gigabyte has just announced the AORUS WATERFORCE X SERIES all-in-one CPU cooler line.  Three sizes will be available in 240 mm, 280, mm, and 360 mm to fit your needs.  Each will feature large 7.8 mm tubing, a rotatable pump/water block combo, and Graphene Nano lubricated fans. What is the most eye-catching, though, is the rotatable, circular LCD screen. It is customizable and can display, .JPG, .GIF, .MP4, and a unique “Chibi Time” mode. Pricing and release dates are not yet available. Here is the press release from Gigabyte.


Nvidia Releases 461.72 Game Ready Drivers

Nvidia has just released its latest Game Ready driver, 461.72 to the public. The new driver brings support for the new RTX 3060 graphics card, adds Nvidia Reflex support for Rainbow Six Seige, DLSS support for Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition and Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord among other fixes and updates.


be quiet! Dark Power 12 Power Supply Announced

Germany’s top power supply manufacturer, be quiet!, announced its latest product today, the Dark Power 12 PSU. Marketed as a high-end enthusiast level power supply, the Dark Power 12 series fill the gap between the Dark Power 12 Pro and the Straight Power 11. Key features include 80+ Titanium level efficiency, Frameless 135 mm Silent Wings fan, full mesh air inlet, and an overclocking key for multi- or single-rail use. There will be three models available in 750W ($199.90), 850W ($239.90), and 1000W ($279.90) units. The launch date is scheduled for March 9th. Here are be quiet!’s press release notes.


Lian Li Unveils Four Prototype Cases During 2021 Digital Expo

Early this morning Lian Li hosted its 2021 Digital Expo on Youtube. The highlight of the video is four new prototype PC cases along with soon-to-be-launched products and upgrades to existing ones. The Q58 and A4-H2O are both small form factor (SFF) cases with water cooling options in a compact footprint. While the Q58 is compatible with standard ATX power supplies, the A4-H2O will require an SFX-sized PSU. The next prototype featured is the massive V3000+ full tower chassis. This one is really a redesign of the existing V3000. Due to its modularity, it is capable of running dual systems, multiple 480 mm and 360 mm radiators, and up to 16 HDDs or 19 SSDs. Finally, the 011D EVO is a hybrid of the 011D XL with the size of the 011D Dynamic, both incredibly successful cases. Here is the official press release from Lian Li.