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Intel LGA2011 Socket, X68 Express Chipset Pictured

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Here are the first pictures of Intel's new high-end CPU socket, the 2011-pin land grid array (LGA2011). A selection of pictures of an unannounced motherboard by MSI made it to the internet. LGA2011, coupled with a new chipset, the Intel… Go To Full Article

Cheaper 1 GB Radeon HD 6950 and HD 6970 Coming Soon

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While it may not have toppled NVIDIA's fastest single-GPU graphics card, AMD's Radeon HD 6900 series sure stepped up competition in the high-end segment, with Radeon HD 6970 competing with GeForce GTX 570, and the HD 6950, which can be… Go To Full Article

DRAM prices drop yet again

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According to market research firm iSuppli, a stick of 2GB DDR3 ram now costs US$21 compared to US$44 in June 2010. Similarly, a stick of DDR2 ram has dropped from US$39 to US$21 in the same time period. DDR3 prices… Go To Full Article

First custom firmware arrives for hacked PS3s

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Last week a group of hackers, working under the name fail0verflow, managed to hack the PS3 thanks to its poor implementation of public key cryptography. Building on that work, another hacker has created the very first custom firmware for the… Go To Full Article

OWC launching SandForce-based SSDs for latest MacBook Air

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OWC is releasing a drop-in replacement for the special, small-outline SSDs used in the latest 2010 MacBook Air models that Apple shipped late last year. Dubbed the Mercury Aura Pro Express, these SSDs offer faster performance and much higher capacities… Go To Full Article

Intel on the Windows/ARM port: it could be a good thing for us

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On Friday, while I was at the Intel booth checking out some QuickSync and Intel Insider demos, Intel Executive Vice President Dadi Perlmutter dropped in for a moment. I got the chance to ask him some direct questions about the… Go To Full Article

Intel X25-M 80GB Solid State Drive

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Many have known of the quality and performance of the Intel X25-M 80GB solid state drive since it was released in 2008, so nothing new may have been revealed by this review. But, by taking a look at it while… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom II X4 975 Black Edition

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It has been three months since we reviewed the latest Phenom II quad-core processor from AMD, the 970 Black Edition. With the start of a new year comes the latest quad-core from AMD, the Phenom II X4 975 Black Edition.… Go To Full Article

[M] Mad Catz TRITTON AX 720 High Performance Audio System Review

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The TRITTON AX 720 High Performance Audio System from Mad Catz is a great addition for people that own consoles and prefer listening to headphones but also PC; the system comes with an AMP/decoder box that features Dolby Digital 5.1… Go To Full Article

Biostar TH67XE Intel H67 Motherboard

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Motherboards like the Biostar TH67XE support up to one PCI Express 2.0 x16 videocard, but more than likely will never see any discrete graphics outside of the Sandy Bridge iGPU. Biostar TH67XE motherboard features one DVI, one HDMI, one Display… Go To Full Article

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