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ASUS nails TrueHD and DTS-HD MA bitstream on the PC

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Earlier this week, we met up with the AV team from the ASUS headquarters in Taiwan and they showed us what their continually evolving Xonar HDAV1.3 Deluxe audio card is capable of doing on the HD movie aduio front.… Go To Full Article

Xfx Gtx260 Xxx Sli

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This pair of GTX260s coming from XFX is nothing short of impressive. They feature an awesome looking heatsink and the bundle it comes with is all you need to get started - a couple adapters as well as the award… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Cosmos Black Label Computer Case Preview

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Back in September of 2007 Benchmark Reviews tested Cooler Master's Cosmos RC-1000 full-tower computer case, and was so impressed with the fine attention to detail that it earned our Golden Tachometer Award. Then, a few month later in February of… Go To Full Article

Jetway X-Blue G45 Motherboard Review

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Jetway has come through again with a wonderful Full ATX motherboard chock full of features. This is a Intel LGA775 motherboard and supports a multitude of CPU's to fit everyone's budget. Go To Full Article

A closer look at the Core i7-940

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We first tested a "simulated" Core i7-940 by underclocking a Core i7-965 Extreme, but we missed a couple of the "uncore" clocks, including the one that governs the L3 cache. Just how much do those clocks affect performance, and how… Go To Full Article

ATI Catalyst 8.12 Analysis - XP & Vista

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I have to say, the Catalyst 8.12 is one driver set that I’ve been looking quite forward to; this for a few reasons. The first is that I will get to take my brand new testbed for a nice spin… Go To Full Article

HD 4830 from MSI, the R4830

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This is pretty astounding, really. At these clock speeds, using RivaTuner we were able to get more performance out of our R4830 than a stock HD 4850! To put things into further perspective, the R4830 stock speed is 585 /… Go To Full Article

In Win Matrix

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With its contemporary and stylish looks, In Win’s Matrix is a Micro ATX tower that promises big things. In Win has done a great job thinking outside the box so to speak, so let's take the red pill and see… Go To Full Article

ASUS N10J Netbook

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After first wave of cheap netbooks, luxurious variants are starting to appear on the market. As it was the case with first netbooks, ASUS again made a first move in that direction and as result we got one crossbred luxurious… Go To Full Article

Xigmatek Apache EP-CD901 Top-flow cooler

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With the Apache EP-CD901 we have the next Xigmatek CPU cooler in our test lab. The Apache is a good looking little thing that is also very well priced. Because of its compact design there also shouldn't be… Go To Full Article

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