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SAPPHIRE TOXIC HD6950 Video Card Review

@ 2011/08/30 read/post comments(0)
SAPPHIRE claims to have produced the fastest HD 6950 on the market in the SAPPHIRE HD6950 TOXIC Edition. It competes with a stock Radeon HD 6950 and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570. We also put it to the test against… Go To Full Article

Corsair Enthusiast Series TX850 V2 PSU

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70 amps of power, tight voltage regulation, low ripple and noise, thermally controlled fan speed, all topped off with 80 Plus Bronze efficiency. All of this in a "value-oriented" power supply from Corsair, or least that is what Corsair is… Go To Full Article

USB 3.0 Flash Drive With 2 TB of Storage

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During Display Taiwan, Transcend and Taiwan's ITRI displayed a finger-long USB stick that reportedly offers 2 TB of storage. That's no typo. It somehow holds up to 2 terabytes worth of information. So far neither company has… Go To Full Article

Windows 8 Explorer Gets Ribbon UI

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We evaluated several different UI command affordances including expanded versions of the Vista/Windows 7 command bar, Windows 95/Windows XP style toolbars and menus, several entirely new UI approaches, and the Office style ribbon. Go To Full Article

Web Browser Grand Prix VI: Firefox 6, Chrome 13, Mac OS X Lion

@ 2011/08/29 read/post comments(0)
Version 13 once again earns Google Chrome the Web Browser Grand Prix championship. Chrome's sheer number of wins nearly discounts its weaknesses. With only one weakness and the highest number of non-winning strong scores, Mozilla Firefox is… Go To Full Article

$35 PC runs Quake 3, size of a match box

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Here’s something to liven up your weekend: a video of the Raspberry Pi running Quake 3. We’re still working on ironing a few kinks out (specifically, there seems to be a library issue which means our framerate, while good, isn’t… Go To Full Article

Corsair Hydro Series H100 Liquid-Cooling System Review

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We have already tested many compact liquid-cooling systems available in the mainstream market. According to our most modest estimates, there are over 15 reviews of systems like that available on our site alone. However, there hasn’t been a single system… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake Element G, AeroCool XPredator and CoolerMaster HAF 922

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There is currently a very wide selection of midrange system cases for building rather advanced computers. Quite a number of such products that claim to have an optimal price/functionality ratio have already been tested in our labs but there are… Go To Full Article

Crucial M4 New 0009 Firmware Update Steps up Speeds by 20%

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A new firmware update by Crucial for its M4 series SATA 6 Gb/s SSDs was released last weekend, marked 0009. The new firmware, applicable to Crucial M4 SSD models CT064M4SSD2 (64 GB), CT0128M4SSD2 (128 GB), CT0256M4SSD2 (256 GB), and CT0512M4SSD2… Go To Full Article

First Intel Cedar Trail benchmarks

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We're not sure how much life there's left in the netbook market, but considering that Intel is looking to offer some very affordable next gen Atom processors, its upcoming Cedar Trail processors might just be what the netbook market space… Go To Full Article

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