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Get OSX Installed on MSI Wind

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I recently got an Advent 4211 variant of the MSI Wind (identical hardware, different colour) from PC World at a bargainous £279.99 (considerably cheaper than the MSI version!). Of course, the first thing I did was upgrade the 80GB hard… Go To Full Article

E-Step Xeons prove more efficient

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As you might have guessed though, CPUs don't work all that well on their own, they need HDs, memory, motherboards and inefficient PSUs to make them spit out bits in the correct order. Once you add in system power instead… Go To Full Article

MSI P45 Platinum Mainboard: Two PCB Revisions, Three BIOS Versions

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MSI P45 Platinum mainboard makes a very good first impression. It boasts excellent technical specifications and the futuristic chipset cooler is a true work of art. The board boasts a number of unique features such as the power-saving technologies that… Go To Full Article

Aspire One: Installing and Running Windows XP

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After all this hard work, you are rewarded with a very fast installation of Windows XP, that actually outperforms Ubuntu in day-to-day tasks. Sleep and wake cycle is faster, it boots faster, applications load faster, and it leaves more memory… Go To Full Article

Google plans to build floating data centers

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The idea of floating data centers is hardly a new one, but Google looks like it might be set to take things a big step further than most, at least if one of its recent patent applications is any indication.… Go To Full Article

Intel X58 chipset to cost $52

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Intel was selling its X48 chipset to motherboard manufacturers for $70 and when it comes to Intel, this was the most expensive chipset ever. This is the wholesale price before the manufacture gets to negotiate the price with Intel and… Go To Full Article

AMD issues dramatic price cuts for triple-core CPUs

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AMD’s triple-core Phenom X3 processor was designed as the firm’s answer to Intel’s 45 nm Core 2 Duo CPUs and as a buffer to protect the tray prices of its quad-core Phenom X4 models. However, since the launch in April,… Go To Full Article

32GB OCZ Core SATA II SSD $99 after Rebate

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Newegg currently has the recently released 32GB OCZ Core Series SATA II SSD for $159 -- MWAVE also lists the drive for the same price. There is also a $60 manufacturer's rebate which drops the price down to $99 --…

HP’s EliteBook 6930p Laptop Can Operate 24 Hours on Battery

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Hewlett Packard on Monday unveiled its new HP EliteBook 6930p laptop that can operate for as long as 24 hours with special ultra cell capacity battery under certain conditions. The actual battery life of the product may be considerably lower,… Go To Full Article

13 VGA Coolers Tested on ATI HD Radeon 4850

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Overall performance ranking: Thermalright T-Rad2 AC Accelero S1 XIGMATEK VD964 AC Twin Turbo Coolink GFXChilla PCCOOLER HP3-851(爱琴海) Thermalright HR-03 GT ZALMAN GV1000 ZEROtherm GX820… Go To Full Article

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