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AMD Releases Two Llano Based Athlon II X4 CPUs

@ 2012/02/09 read/post comments(0)
AMD has quietly released two Athlon II X4 CPUs, the 638 and 641. These are based on Llano (i.e. Stars+/K10.5 architecture) but lack an integrated GPU. The socket is still FM1, just like in normal Llano CPUs. Here's a quick… Go To Full Article

PowerColor Teases a New, Custom-Cooled Radeon HD 7970 Card

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As if two custom Radeon HD 7970s (the Vortex and LCS models) aren't enough, PowerColor has today revealed another HD 7970 card that goes beyond AMD's reference design. Seen below, this third custom Radeon HD 7970, likely part of the… Go To Full Article

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 7970 OC

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Planning on upgrading your video card soon? Do you want something with a massive custom cooling solution and plenty of overclocking headroom? Well then, I suggest you give our evaluation of the GIGABYTE Radeon HD 7970 OC a read. Trust… Go To Full Article

Review: Lian Li PC-U6 - the snail shell case

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Are you sick and tired of rectangular PC enclosures? Then the Lian Li PC-U6 might be something for you! This case looks like a snail shell, offers a great build quality, is lightweight thanks to the use of aluminium and… Go To Full Article

A Futurelooks News Flash - Silverstone Raven 3 (RV03) Full Tower Computer Chassis & S

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What separates a true Silverstone premium case from any other? It's mainly the creative orientation and placement of system components to yield the best thermal performance. Instead of the common mounting methods, Silverstone engineers use something called a 90-degree method… Go To Full Article

XFX R7970 Double Dissipation Edition and Radeon HD 7970 CrossFireX Performance Review

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We are going to talk about features, cooling, level of noise, overclocking potential and finally performance of one of the first proprietary graphics cards based on AMD's fastest GPU. We will also check how fast a CrossFireX configuration of two… Go To Full Article

The Darkness II Demo Is Streamed, Requires No Installation

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Normally video game demos aren't a big deal around here but, at least in this case, the new Darkness II demo is just that because it doesn't require installation (or download) of the game in order to play. I simply… Go To Full Article

Google Chrome 17 Stable Available for Download

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After going through a month-long beta stage, Chrome 17 has now been promoted and is available as a Stable release for Windows, Mac OS and Linux. Chrome 17 (build 17.0.963.46) features new Extension APIs, updated Omnibox Prerendering, download scanning protection,… Go To Full Article

Apple Faces Fines in China, Possible iPad Ban for Trademark Infringement

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ProView has the last laugh, while Apple gets a taste of its own medicine, in a remarkable turn of events that unfolded in China. Apple and ProView have been locked in a tussle over the brand name "iPad", which the… Go To Full Article

Fractal Design Core 1000 MicroATX HTPC Case @MissingRemote

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In our previous looks at Fractal Design (the Define R3 ATX chassis, the Define Mini Micro-ATX Chassis, and just recently the Core 3000) cases they have demonstrated a favor for solid, stylish chassis that consistently deliver without the flashing lights… Go To Full Article

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