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Cooler Master Vortex Plus

@ 2010/05/12 read/post comments(0)
Cooler Master's new Vortex Plus takes on the brand new AMD Athlon II processors. We put two of the six new Athlon II processors to the test with Cooler Master's new Vortex Plus compact profile heatsink and fan, check out… Go To Full Article

AMD Athlon II X4 640

@ 2010/05/12 read/post comments(0)
Much attention has been paid of late to AMD’s new 6-core desktop CPU, the Phenom II X6 1090T. While its performance is certainly impressive, its price—over $300 at time of publication—can be off-putting to many system builders. For those whose… Go To Full Article

Galaxy GeForce GTX 470 GC SLI

@ 2010/05/11 read/post comments(1)
Galaxy's new GeForce GTX 470 GC video card offers a unique solution to a common problem for hardware enthusiasts. There are new features such as higher clock speeds, a custom PCB design, and something called a detachable flip fan you… Go To Full Article

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Review

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Although Ubuntu still has a long road ahead before it will fulfill the aspirations of its creators, version 10.04 includes a number of impressive improvements that artfully advance the platform. The new theme and more cohesive branding contribute to a… Go To Full Article

Next-gen gigabit wireless spec formalized with 7Gbps speeds

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It has been a very busy day for the WiGig Alliance, which is attempting to develop a specification for next-generation wireless devices. Earlier today, the group announced the 1.0 version of its spec, which would use a chunk of spectrum… Go To Full Article

Arrandale MacBook Air may come this summer

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Apple unveiled revised MacBook Pro models last month, but the MacBook Air has yet to receive the Arrandale treatment. A new rumor out of Australia says that an updated MacBook Air may be revealed as soon as this Tuesday. However,… Go To Full Article

Multicore CPUs move attack from theoretical to practical

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The Matousec researchers found that common software tools, including Norton Internet Security 2010, McAfee Total Protection 2010, and Trend Micro Internet Security Pro all had flaws that allowed attackers to bypass the protections that these programs offer. The malicious software… Go To Full Article

ASUS MATRIX 5870 PLATINUM First Look & Benchmark

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The AMD "Cypress" desktop Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) has been available on the market (as the ATI Radeon HD 5870 graphics accelerator) for over two quarters now. Since its release, the RV870 XT GPU part used in the ATI Radeon… Go To Full Article

Hands-on with Sony Bravia 3D TV

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Last night I had the pleasure of a hands-on experience with the first complete 3D Sony Bravia LCD TV, said to be the only one of its kind currently in Australia. Whilst other ‘3D ready’ pre-production Sony units such as… Go To Full Article

[M] AXLE GeForce 210 Video Card Review

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In this review I will test a video card from AXLE, which sports the latest low end GPU from Nvidia, the GeForce 210. In the tests it will go against a RADEON HD 4550 and will see which one wins… Go To Full Article

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