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Geforce 9800GT supports Hybrid Power

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Geforce 9800GTX is, as you know, based on the same chip as Geforce 8800GTS and 8800GT and, together with 9800GX2, it's a high performance card that supports this power-saving feature. Geforce 9 means Hybrid Power support, but… Go To Full Article

Happy birthday, x86! An industry standard turns 30

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Thirty years ago, on June 8, 1978, Intel Corp. introduced its first 16-bit microprocessor, the 8086, with a splashy ad heralding "the dawn of a new era." Overblown? Sure, but also prophetic. While the 8086 was slow to take off,… Go To Full Article

PC Power & Cooling Silencer 500W

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The 3.3V and 5V rails are rated somewhat lower than we're used to, but there's nothing to worry about since modern systems don't place a huge load on these rails anymore. The 12V rail is rated at 35A, which means… Go To Full Article

Thermalright HR-01 Plus: 2nd Gen Killer Tower Cooler

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The HR-01 Plus is an improved version of an earlier passive model. It now sports fan clips, and six heatpipes instead of four. With wide fin spacing for minimal airflow resistance, can this tower heatsink challenge the silent leaders?… Go To Full Article

Asus Striker II Extreme Review

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The Striker II Extreme can overclock, but unfortunately, not quite to the level I have achieved on several other boards with this processor. Given the dearth of settings in the BIOS, it does take time to find a nice stable… Go To Full Article

Zalman Reserator XT External Water Cooling System Review

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The Zalman Reserator XT offers more than your typical external water cooling system. It includes detailed gauges and sensors for the avid water cooler wanting to know what's going on. It also allows, with ease, the support for additional water… Go To Full Article

Silverstone Ensemble EB01 & EB02 Audio System Review

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Overall we were very impressed with the sound quality produced by the Silverstone Ensemble audio system. This meshes well with the design intent of this product since it was designed to be a total solution for high quality stereo desktop… Go To Full Article

DFI LanParty LT X48-T2R

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Most computer users have a reminiscence of overclocking whenever they hear name DFI. This brand became famous during nForce4 chipset period. Even today, DFI doesn't have real competition in field of motherboards attended for AMD processors. In… Go To Full Article

NorthQ Black Magic Flex 650W & 850W Power Supplies

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Both of these power supplies are identical except for the specifications and connections. The 650W model is geared towards mid to high-end rigs and the 850W model is best suited high-end to hardcore computer systems. The NorthQ Black Magic Flex… Go To Full Article

AMD's upcoming 790GX mobos get an early showing

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AMD is not due to officially release its codenamed RS780D named 790GX chipset (along with SB750 chipset and AMD Overdrive Extreme overclock tweaking utility) until a little later but several companies were showing off their early design boards at Computex… Go To Full Article

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