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PowerColor Radeon HD 6950 PCS+ Vortex 2

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Today we will be putting the 6950 PCS+ Vortex 2 and its unique cooler through a selection of real world gaming, multimedia and GPU computing tasks to see how it stacks up against some of the best competitor cards on… Go To Full Article

AMD E3850 + GIGABYTE GA-A75M-UD2H Motherboard Review

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The Llano APU (the desktop variety on test here is codenamed 'Lynx') contains the CPU, GPU and northbridge. As a consequence production costs and physical power costs are reduced greatly meaning cost to the consumer is lowered and a competitive… Go To Full Article

Only 1000 days left of extended support Win XP

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Wouldn’t it be great if the glory days lasted forever? But reality is trophies get dusty, records are broken, and what it took to be the best ten years ago, just isn’t enough for today’s standards. Things get better, faster.… Go To Full Article

Diamond's VStream wireless HDMI adapter

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Not all of us care to set up and carefully tweak a home-theater PC. Not all of us even bother to acquire set-top devices—PVRs, consoles, or otherwise—that can grab the latest video content from the Internet. For the lazy or… Go To Full Article

Colossus Brings Internal HDMI Recording to PC

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On Monday, Hauppauge Digital announced the release of its new internal HD video recorder for the PC, the Colossus. According to the company, the PCI Express x1 card features both component (YcrCb) and HDMI inputs for real-time H.264 compressed recordings.… Go To Full Article

Damn Small Linux: Still Damn Fun

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I've described how to refurbish mature computers in several articles. The emphasis has been on machines in the four to ten year old range -- Pentium IV's, D's, M's, III's and Celerons. But what if you have a really old… Go To Full Article

Mac OS X Lion Golden Master Seeded to Developers

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Apple has seeded the golden master version of OS X Lion to developers ahead of its public release sometime this month (July). The golden master download is available from Apple’s Mac Developer website. The build number is 11A511. In addition,… Go To Full Article

Sandia-designed CPU cooler lacks fan, rotates heatsink instead

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CPU coolers aren't rocket science, but the Sandia National Laboratories has produced one anyway. As one might expect, it's rather special. The patent-pending "Air Bearing Heat Exchanger" promises to substantially reduce the amount of energy required to cool microprocessors while… Go To Full Article

Intel Ceases X25-E Enterprise SSDs,Making Way For 710 Series

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Lately Intel has just informed their customers of discontinuing the X25-E enterprise SSDs from 11th,July,making way for the 710 series. According to Intel,though there is great demand with X25-E SSDs,50nm SLC NAND flash in which are in… Go To Full Article

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer says '400 million Windows 7 licenses sold'

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So much for not keeping pace, huh? We heard back in June of last year that Microsoft had blown through 150 million Windows 7 licenses, and just a few months later, it had surpassed 240 million. At this year's Worldwide… Go To Full Article

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