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Jet Engine powered Shopping Cart

@ 2008/02/12 read/post comments(1)
Wacky Andy Tyler sits in a 50mph shopping cart after fitting a JET ENGINE. Its metal glows red hot at temperatures up to 600°C, so he has to sit with his back to a heat shield. Go To Full Article

Intel's SkullTrail Extreme Platform

@ 2008/02/11 read/post comments(0)
Awhile back we looked at Intel's V8 system, kind of a proof of what is technically feasible using off the shelf components. Even though the performance in truly multithreaded applications was impressive, the gaming performance was somewhat lackluster, primarily because… Go To Full Article

Benchmarking the Benchmarks

@ 2008/02/11 read/post comments(0)
Do you want video card reviews that suggest “relative performance of a graphics card” based on timedemo benchmarks when some cards benchmark better than others, or do you want an evaluation of those video cards' in-game performance in the latest… Go To Full Article

[M] Thermalright IFX-14 CPU Cooler Review

@ 2008/02/11 read/post comments(1)
CPU coolers keep growing in size, this monster from Thermalright is proof of that. The Inferno Fire eXtinguisher is a heatsink large enough to accommodate up to three 140mm fans! Furthermore it comes with a separate smaller heatsink which sole… Go To Full Article

ASUS EAH3870 X2 1GB review

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One area where the two GPUs on R680 do differ from the standard RV670 architecture is in their core and memory clocks. Compared to the 775MHz assigned to a reference Radeon HD 3870, the GPUs on the X2 see their… Go To Full Article

Zotac GeForce 8800 GT 512MB AMP! Edition

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There is a lot to like about Zotac's GeForce 8800 GT AMP! Edition – the heatsink has some subtle improvements that help to keep the temperature comparable with a standard-clocked GeForce 8800 GT at noise levels that are going to… Go To Full Article

EVGA 780i SLI Motherboard Review

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NVIDIA’s new motherboard chipset builds upon the successful 680i SLI chipset from last year. The competition from Intel in the motherboard market is about to get very heated with the release of the Skulltrail platform for the high-end enthusiast and… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake DuOrb VGA Cooler Review

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The foot print of the DuOrb is much smaller and lighter than the stock heat sink which is always a nice result. And, the DuOrb does look better adding a bit more flash to a pricey graphics card with a… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Hyper 212 CPU Cooler

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While the design isn’t unique, it does follow a pattern set forth by some very efficient CPU Coolers. From a distance it would be difficult to tell the 212 from our current performance leader and award winner, the Noctua NH-12P;… Go To Full Article

ASUS Maximus Formula Intel X38 Motherboard Review

@ 2008/02/11 read/post comments(0)
If you know what a motherboard is, chances are pretty good that you have heard of Asus. Between their enthusiast and OEM motherboards, they have built a significant number of the motherboards in PCs throughout the world. They also build… Go To Full Article

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