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Speed Up Network File Copying While Playing Audio in Windows Vista SP1

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Windows Vista restricts network traffic to 10 packets per millisecond while playing multimedia to prevent skipping. Unfortunately this causes network speed to be pitiful on a gigabit network, especially during file copies over the network. Go To Full Article

Acer low-cost PC cheaper than second-generation Eee PC?

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The free on board (FOB) price of Acer's 8.9-inch low-cost PC is expected to be priced around $50 less than the FOB price of Asustek Computer's second-generation Eee PC, according to sources at notebook OEMs. With the company's large economy… Go To Full Article

Inside Intel's ray tracing research

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Intel will soon be extending its product portfolio into visual computing. And while Nvidia isn’t publicly admitting that Intel is an increasing threat to the company, we know that Intel isn’t aiming for second place. While Larrabee is one of… Go To Full Article

ASUS EAH3850 Trinity - three GPUs with one card

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We knew that CrossFireX would bring new multi-GPU setups, but we did not expect anyone to actually use more than two cores with a single card. ASUS proved us wrong, as EAH3850 Trinity is a tri-core card. Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition review

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After numerous delays, AMD's Phenom CPUs finally came to desktop users late last year, albeit at lower clock speeds than initially anticpated and with performance that never really threatened to put much of a dent in the domination of Intel's… Go To Full Article

Western Digital Caviar SE16 640GB hard drive

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When Western Digital introduced its GreenPower line with the terabyte Caviar GP last year, we wished aloud that the drive's new 250GB platters would make their way into a performance-oriented model. The GP wasn't even particularly slow—in fact, it was… Go To Full Article

PNY 9800 GX2 Graphics Card Review

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If you are in the market for a high-end graphics card and have the budget for the $600 price tag, the PNY 9800 GX2 is a great option. After all the testing was done, my second round with a… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte EP35-DS4 Review

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In my mind, the Gigabyte EP35-DS4 is an average motherboard. Overall, it kept up with most of the motherboards, but rarely beat out all the competition. This motherboard did about the same as the Foxconn Mars, which also has a… Go To Full Article

Asus P5E3 Premium X48 motherboard review

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I just recently finished the E8500 review on the X38 version of the board - and I was amazed there at the 4.27GHz I obtained. The X38 was usable up to 500MHz FSB, but I found that the X48 could… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Real Power Pro 1250 Watt Power Supply Review

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The Real Power Pro 1250 is one of 10 power supplies receiving nVidia's highest SLI rating, for three 8800 Ultras or 8800 GTXs. It also has an 80Plus certification, certified to maintain more than 80% efficiency. Actually, this power supply… Go To Full Article

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