Nvidia sets GTX 470 date, mini motherboards, high-density DRAM

If you’re looking for a new graphics card and network card, why not get a two in one? Tom’s Hardware reports the launch of the VisionTek Killer HD 5770, a GPU/NIC combo. It combines the AMD Radeon HD 5770 graphics card with Bigfoot Networks’ Killer E2100 network card.

Overclockers Online reviewed the Corsair Gaming Series GS800 Power Supply Unit. It was labelled a “solid contender”, gaining points for good performance and price, while losing out on the fact that it wasn’t a modular PSU.

TweakTown took a look at Crucial’s Ballistix BL2KIT25664FN2139 4GB PC3-17000 RAM and Ballistix Active Cooling Fan. The package received a rating of 90 percent and the Best Value Award, making it a good choice for anyone looking to upgrade their memory and fans.

If you’re stuck for size, check out Zotac’s new M880G-ITX and 880G-ITX motherboards, which are tiny in comparison to standard mobos and are based on AMD’s 800 series chipset, according to Maximum PC. Price and availability have yet to be revealed.

ZDNet brings news of the release date for Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 570, which will launch on 7 December, just one day before AMD’s planned launch for the Radeon HD 6900. Leaked specs for the GTX 570 reveal it to be slightly inferior to the GTX 580, but it will also carry a cheaper price tag.

Samsung has announced and demonstrated its new LPDDR2 DRAM, which it claims is the highest density DRAM in the industry, according to HotHardware. The LPDDR2 can deliver the same speeds as LPDDR1 with only half the die.