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Revamped ThinkPads claim up to 30 hours of run time

@ 2011/02/23 read/post comments(0)
The star of the new family looks to be the T420s, which Lenovo provides a few details about. It's "ultra-thin," weighs less than four pounds, features Nvidia Optimus switchable graphics technology, and can purportedly achieve 15 hours of run time… Go To Full Article

Corsair claims 25nm Flash ICs not as reliable as 34nm

@ 2011/02/23 read/post comments(0)
ANYONE INTERESTED IN getting a SSD have been looking forward to more affordable 2Xnm Flash memory as it's been promising lower prices for consumers for the same size drives, but now it seems like things might not be as rosy… Go To Full Article

DDR3: Impact of channels & timings

@ 2011/02/23 read/post comments(1)
Since the advent of DDR3, the question of the impact of memory on overall machine performance seems to have been pushed into the background somewhat. While all discussion on DDR2 was focussed around latency, moving across to DDR3 moved the… Go To Full Article

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 hit Windows Update

@ 2011/02/23 read/post comments(0)
True to previously announced dates, the first service pack for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 is now available via Windows Update. For Windows 7 users, the service pack offers little more than a roll-up of… Go To Full Article

Viking Modular 25GB SLC SATADIMM Review

@ 2011/02/23 read/post comments(0)
Every now and then something comes around that is particularly eye catching and the world of SSDs is no different. The Viking Modular SATADIMM is just one of those things and we thought we might venture outside the box just… Go To Full Article

In Win Dragon Rider Full Tower Case Review

@ 2011/02/23 read/post comments(0)
Over the past few years In Win has been designing a lot of different cases to stir up the competition with larger manufactures. Their latest Full Tower Case, the In Win Dragon Rider is no exception to In Win’s quality… Go To Full Article

PowerColor Radeon HD6970 PCS+ 2GB DX11 Video Card Review

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The PowerColor HD6970 PCS+ comes with its core and memory clocks cranked up to 940 and 1425MHz respectively. The PowerColor HD6970 PCS+ uses a custom 4-pipe heatsink and dual-fan solution, not only to keep temperatures in check but also lowers… Go To Full Article

Sapphire Radeon 6870 FleX Edition

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What's so special about the Sapphire Radeon 6870 FleX Edition graphics card? Well, it supports Eyefinity out of the box with no need for expensive DisplayPort or adapters. That capability is built directly into the card itself, independent of the… Go To Full Article

AMD's E-350 Fusion APU on the desktop

@ 2011/02/23 read/post comments(0)
We are about to commit a terrible crime against the holy writ of product segmentation. We're about to consider the merits of AMD's Brazos and Intel's Pine Trail versus a whole range of full-grown desktop CPUs, a ridiculously unfair endeavor… Go To Full Article

Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 1GB Video Card Review

@ 2011/02/23 read/post comments(0)
The GTX 560 Ti is a killer card and at launch we saw some companies do some fantastic things with the model when it came to overclocks. This is great for you the consumer, but for AMD and its partners,… Go To Full Article

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