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Google Condemns Microsoft Proposal to Acquire Yahoo!

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Google, the world’s largest Internet search system, said on Monday that the possible acquisition of Yahoo!, which owns the globe’s leading portal yahoo.com, by Microsoft Corp. threatens further development of the Internet. Google believes that if Microsoft imposes the same… Go To Full Article

AMD CPU Efficiency Compared

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A 100 MHz difference between the Athlon X2 BE-2400 and the Athlon 64 X2 4600+ is small enough to have little impact on the overall results. What mattered to us was to expose the advances AMD made when switching from… Go To Full Article

Phenom vs. Athlon Core Scaling Compared

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When we compared AMD's Athlon 64 X2 and the new Phenom 9000 quad core processor last month, we forced Windows to utilize only a single processing core, in an effort to understand the real performance differences between the AMD64 architecture… Go To Full Article

Intel's 8-core Skulltrail Platform: Close to Perfecting the Niche

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Today we have a preview of Skulltrail, which Intel expects to make available this quarter. Unlike Intel's Centrino or vPro, Skulltrail isn't officially a "platform" it's just a name for a motherboard and CPU combination, nothing more. The motherboard is… Go To Full Article

Promise SuperTrak EX STEX8650 8-port SAS

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Serially Attached SCSI is based around the same SCSI principal that makes it faster and more reliable than the IDE interface, however it’s now moved to the Serial Transfer method. In fact, the cables and interface slots are identical, which… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Cosmos 1000 Case Review

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Naturally, Cooler Master is a company focused on cooling performance in their products. Last October I reviewed their most recent budget case, the CM690, which had all of the right features for the overclocker in all of us with expandability… Go To Full Article

Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS 1TB Hard Drive

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The biggest change from the 7200.10 to the 7200.11 is the increase in platter size. We mentioned there will be a few capacities offered, but we can sum it up by saying that there will be 3; 500GB, 750GB and… Go To Full Article

Zalman ZM500-HP 500W Modular Power Supply Review

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South Korea-based Zalman is most well-known for its cooling products, but it makes a line of power supplies, as well. The ZM500-HP is Zalman's 500 watt unit. Zalman's main selling points for the series are its high efficiency and ultra-quiet… Go To Full Article

Thermalright Ultima 90 Review

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How well did the Thermalright Ultima 90 actually do? On the Intel side, compared to the stock heatsink, the Ultima 90 won hands down. As per its other two competitors, both come equipped with 120mm fans that put out between… Go To Full Article

Asus P5k-e/wifi-ap

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ASUS P5K-E/WIFI-AP is one out of the many motherboards based on the popular P35 chipset from Intel, ASUS alone has a very broad lineup of P35 motherboards. This segment have a tendency to be forgotten, but since more and more… Go To Full Article

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