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Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 TOXIC 512MB video card review

@ 2008/07/25 read/post comments(0)
Compared to the reference core clock speed of 625MHz, Sapphire's Radeon HD 4850 TOXIC boasts a 50MHz factory overclock, leaving us with a final core clock speed of 675MHz for this board. Memory clocks see a more impressive increase in… Go To Full Article

User unplugs VGA cooling, is surprised VGA card broke

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A while back the fan on the card started making this really annoying whining noise. So I unplugged the fan. Yeah, I know. Stupid. But I didn’t care because on my last PC I did the exact same thing and… Go To Full Article

Howto Downgrade From Vista to XP

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Windows Vista may have improved in the last year, but there is no doubt that the latest Microsoft operating system suffers from the initial problems with it’s launch. And, for many, those problems persist. For one reason or the other,… Go To Full Article

PowerColor HD4870 512MB

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Benchmarking the HD4870 against the likes of NVIDIA's GTX260 and GTX280 gave a mixed bag of results with the HD4870 taking the lead (sometimes above the GTX280) in a select few games, while locking horns with the GTX260 in others.… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom X4 9350e

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There doesn't seem to be too much special with this particular silicon. For the same price there are too many other processor choices that offer better performance in every other area - an Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 is virtually… Go To Full Article

MSI Wind - upgrading memory voids the warranty

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For those who don't know, even though MSI has left a slot free for memory upgrades, the problem MSI faces is that it doesn't include a specific flap for the memory like every other laptop - you literally have to… Go To Full Article

Rosewill RX630-S-B Xtreme 630W PSU

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Rosewill has long had a reputation of providing a quality product for an affordable price. With that theme in mind, these guys have come up with a line of power supplies aimed at the enthusiast market. They still look at… Go To Full Article

Microsoft looks to 'Mojave' to revive Vista's image

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After months of searching for ways to defend its oft-maligned Windows operating system, Microsoft may just have found its best weapon: Vista's skeptics. Spurred by an e-mail from someone deep in the marketing ranks, Microsoft last week… Go To Full Article

ASUS Maximus II Formula P45 Motherboard Review

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Continuing with its impressive performance trends, the Maximus II Formula made a strong overclocking showing with both CPUs used. Overclocking with the board was done using a Corsair Nautilus 500 based water cooling unit, both an Intel E6300 CPU and… Go To Full Article

GMAIL to become available offline in 6 weeks

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Gears is one of the lesser known technologies from Google but people who live in the cloud have found it invaluable to bridge the divide between offline and online applications. The technology enables offline functionality in Gears-enabled web applications, meaning… Go To Full Article

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