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Thermalright XWB-01 Waterblock Review

@ 2008/02/07 read/post comments(0)
The XWB-01 is a rather small waterblock and measuring no larger than 2.5 inches on its longest side. In terms of size it is comparable to the Danger Den TDX. The block is plumbed for 1/2" ID hoses in a… Go To Full Article

Western Digital Scorpio 320GB SATA-II 2.5inch Hard Drive Review

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Western Digital have once again pushed the boundaries of size with their latest notebook drive coming in at a massive (for a notebook) 320GB. Coupled with a Serial-ATA-II interface an 8MB cache, it’s sure to be a good performer. We… Go To Full Article

Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9770 Review

@ 2008/02/07 read/post comments(0)
400 x 10 at 1.325 volts for a first boot was a promising start to my overclocking adventure with the QX9770. 400 x 11 at 1.50 volts came easy as well but the required voltage was more than my poor… Go To Full Article

Phenom 9600 Black Edition Review & TLB Fix Investigation

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The TLB fix causes an incredible 42FPS performance loss in the Minimum FPS of World In Conflict with the Phenom 9600 Black Edition - you read it right, the TLB fix drops the minimum performance by greater than 50%.… Go To Full Article

Asus Maximus Extreme Intel X38 Express Motherboard Review

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The Asus Maximus Extreme motherboard PCSTATS is testing today is based around Intel's X38 Express and ICH9R chipsets. It comes absolutely loaded with features, almost too much in fact. The Maximus Extreme motherboard supports Socket 775 Intel processors running on… Go To Full Article

HIS HD3850 ICE Q3 Turbo X

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Right now things are looking up for AMD. The HD3870 X2 is a great card, performing on a par with similarly priced cards from nVidia. This makes it an excellent choice for enthusiasts who require the ultimate performance at all… Go To Full Article

Zalman CNPS8700 LED Low Noise Heatsink Review

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Got a noisy computer? If you've finally decided to take some action and replace a loud heatsink for something quieter, and cooler-running, take notice of the Zalman CNPS8700 LED heatsink. Based on the proven "flower heatsink" design, the CNPS8700 LED… Go To Full Article

Intel SkullTrail Platform Review

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Intel really has been firing up their engines at full speed and the new SkullTrail takes the multiplatform system to new levels. This is the first anything and everthing platform as it has all the power that worstation class users… Go To Full Article

Antec Sonata 550

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We are today taking a look at our next computer chassis. This time also from Antec and it’s their new Sonata 550 computer case that we have in our test lab today. The Sonata series is placed in their silence… Go To Full Article

FireGL V5600 vs. QuadroFX 1700 vs. FireGL V3600

@ 2008/02/07 read/post comments(0)
We look at three cards in particular – two from ATI and one from Nvidia. From ATI, we’ve got the new FireGL V5600 512 MB card along with the low-end FireGL V3600 256 MB card. And in the Nvidia camp,… Go To Full Article

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