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[M] Scythe Orochi 10-Heatpipe 1.1Kg Super Silent CPU Cooler

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Day 3 of the Heatsink tests at Madshrimps brings the behemoth Orochi from Scythe to the test bench. This 1.1kg monster (1.25kg with fan) has no less than 10 heatpipes! It dissipates heat to a monster surface area which can… Go To Full Article

Atom CPUs to account for more than 50% of budget-friendly desktops by end of 2009

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In light of hot sales of nettop devices, Intel has adjusted its target shipment ratio of single-core Atom 230 and dual-core Atom 330 CPUs as a percentages of total processor shipments with nettops and entry-level desktops increasing from 4% and… Go To Full Article

Powercolor HD 4890 Pictured, Price: €260

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Both listed cards run at 850MHz for the core, which is 100MHz higher than the RV770 based HD 4870. Memory has also been bumped up from 900MHz… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake Toughpower 1000W

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The Thermaltake Toughpower 1000W represents another example of a CWT PUC based unit that does a mostly excellent job in doing everything a power supply is supposed to do. The Toughpower 1000W has very good voltage regulation, very good efficiency,… Go To Full Article

Super Talent Now Shipping UltraDrive Family of SSDs

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Super Talent Now Shipping UltraDrive Family of SSDs Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, today announced that it is now shipping both the UltraDrive ME and UltraDrive… Go To Full Article

Palit retreats from the US

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IT LOOKS LIKE Palit is doing the long rumoured and closing shop in the US. The brand, while strong in other regions, never seemed to hit critical mass in North America. Expect an announcement about the closing soon, from what… Go To Full Article

AIT HD 4890 Photos Spotted, 850Mhz GPU and 975Mhz Memory

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The flood gates have opened and more leaks on the upcoming RV790 are coming to light. We were just sent these images from our friends at PConline.cn. The board is clearly marked as "4890" and seems to be using the… Go To Full Article

Bit-Tech Guys Have Fun Drinking Pussy (MTV Endorsed Energy Drink)

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Clive: Next up is… See? I’m not even sure we should say the name… Rich: Yeah, go on, you’ve gotta say it! Mark: You’ve got to; that’s what the name is… … Go To Full Article

Sapphire HD 4890 Price Listed in Dutch E-Tailer: €259

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Salland's list price is €259, while PB Technologies is asking about €280 for it. According to Salland's listing, the HD 4890 should end up clocked at 850MHz for the core and 3900MHz for the GDDR5 memory (4 x 975MHz).… Go To Full Article

I'm getting dumber: Brain Decline Begins At Age 27

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The BBC is reporting that a new study suggests that our mental abilities start to dwindle at 27 after peaking at 22, and 27 could be seen as the 'start of old age.' The seven-year study, by Professor Timothy Salthouse… Go To Full Article

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